Editorial

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    Women’s freedom of movement still an illusion

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 05, 2018

    WOMEN’S inclusion into all aspects of life, economic, political and social, has failed to ensure their equality. Their inclusion into political economy, however, did not...

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    A gathering of gratitude and its political undertone

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 05, 2018

    THE government’s sudden decision, and the implementation of the decision, to post the examinations of Junior School Certificate and equivalent examinations, the first of the...

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    Ridesharing services need to be shored up

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2018

    APP-BASED ridesharing services, introduced in 2016, are still running without monitoring amidst allegations of high fare, poor training of drivers and lack of safety measures....

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    Precarious continuity of involuntary disappearances

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2018

    THE recent recovery of bodies, hit by bullets, in Narayanganj and elsewhere vis-à-vis allegations that families in question come up with the victims being picked...

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    Justice delayed

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 03, 2018

    THE High Court bench scheduled on Thursday to hear the bail petition of social activist and photographer of international repute Shahidul Alam — picked up...

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    Parties should reach consensus to avoid confrontation

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 03, 2018

    THE first round of dialogue, if not the last, between the prime minister Sheikh Hasina-led ruling coalition and the Dr Kamal Hussain-led opposition National Unity...

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    Healthcare commission needed to improve situation

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 02, 2018

    THE prime minister’s call on Wednesday for officials, physicians and all others concerned to properly run and maintain public hospitals and institutions in medical services...

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    Govt must carry out reforms early to ease doing business

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 02, 2018

    BANGLADESH’S moving this year up the global ranking on the ease of doing business, the Doing Business Report 2019: Training for Reform which was released...

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    Society’s dangerous failure in children’s upbringing

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 01, 2018

    THE incident of three schoolchildren coming to be injured falling off the second floor of a school building after being pushed by a senior fellow...

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    Apparel sector wage board must review objections

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 01, 2018

    THE government and apparel factory owners have often ignored rights of the workers and their economic survival, the latest being the most recent wage board...

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