Editorial

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    Govt must improve public healthcare system

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 30, 2018

    THAT Bangladesh has witnessed a five-fold growth in private healthcare facilities since 2000 indicates that the public healthcare system has sunken into an abysmal state....

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    Immediate compensation for victims called for

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 29, 2018

    NON-COMPLIANCE with the court directive by the government to provide compensation for victims of road accidents brings to the fore the incumbents’ apathy to the...

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    Govt left with loopholes to plug in OMS initiative

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 29, 2018

    THE open market sales initiative that the government has launched to protect financially vulnerable groups amidst soaring goods prices has, as New Age reported on...

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    Rooppur power plant issues should be transparent

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 28, 2018

    THE government is going ahead with the construction of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, scheduled for a 2023 commissioning, but what makes people worried is...

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    Govt needs to resolve public service quota issues

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 28, 2018

    THE students who took to the streets in April 8–12, in the University of Dhaka and in many other public and private universities, to push...

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    Govt must make use of plastic money secure

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 27, 2018

    THE Criminal Investigation Department coming to arrest a man at Mirpur in Dhaka in possession of 1,400 plastic cards on charge of credit card forgery...

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    Indicative of govt apathy to railways

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 27, 2018

    BEARING marks of negligence in every service area, the fact that more than 70 railway stations run without power amid an acute shortage of human...

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    More efforts needed to eliminate malaria

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 26, 2018

    NINETY-THREE per cent of the malaria patients coming from three hill districts — Bandarban, Rangamati and Khagrachari — as the National Malaria Elimination Programme says,...

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    Election authorities must stop code of conduct breach

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 26, 2018

    MAYORAL candidates of both the major political parties — the Awami League and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party — running in the city elections in Gazipur...

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    Govt must heed road safety recommendations

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 25, 2018

    THE recommendations that the National Road Safety Council — which was set up in 1995 under the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority to work with 24...

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