Editorial

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    Recruitment of teachers deserves highest priority

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 08, 2017

    The fact that 21,000, out of 63,607, government primary schools are imparting education to children without headteachers brings to the fore the government’s apathy to...

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    Govt must keep rice prices stable

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 07, 2017

    DESPITE many promises and announcement, the government has repeatedly failed to keep the price of essentials goods stable...

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    SAR deals with New Delhi must be on equal footing

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 07, 2017

    SEARCH and rescue services, as the International Civil Aviation Organisation and the International Maritime Organisation view them, are meant to provide an effective worldwide system,...

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    Time for govt to come to the rescue of flood victims

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 06, 2017

    FLOODING is not quite over. While it has continued to improve in Bangladesh’s north and the central region, low-lying areas in the north-east are still...

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    Law and order situation in a state of disarray

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 06, 2017

    A NUMBER of murder and rape incidents during the three-day Eid holidays paint a worrying picture of law and order. According to various media reports,...

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    World needs further action to end Rohingya crisis

    | Updated at 10:04pm on September 04, 2017

    THE UN Security Council’s call for all parties to de-escalate violence amidst an increased violence by Myanmar’s security forces in Rakhine State against Rohingyas forcing...

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    Govt must ensure Eid-time traffic safety

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 05, 2017

    ENSURING road safety has become a cumbersome task for the government. It is particularly critical around Eid when thousands travel to celebrate the festival with...

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    Cattle markets must be set up keeping to rules

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 01, 2017

    IT IS disheartening that the makeshift cattle markets in Dhaka have extended beyond their designated space, hampering traffic while many of them began to assemble...

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    A man defined by the songs that he sang

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 01, 2017

    THE very name of the singer Abdul Jabbar, who died on Wednesday morning after a prolonged illness at the age of 79, readily brings to...

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    Violence against children must be stopped

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 31, 2017

    CHILDREN increasingly facing violence, in various forms, across the country has taken an endemic turn in recent times...

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