Editorial

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    Govt should meet just demands of municipality staff

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 02, 2019

    IT IS unacceptable that people living in municipal areas would continue to suffer being deprived of civic services because of the ongoing strike called by...

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    Dhaka mustn’t agree Delhi’s Akhaura land use proposal

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 02, 2019

    INDIA’S proposal to expand its Agartala airport in Tripura into the Bangladesh territory in Brahmanbaria, as New Age reported on Thursday, is improper and, therefore,...

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    Loan defaulters must be held to account

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 01, 2019

    BIG defaulters still dillydallying in rescheduling their loans under the relaxed restructuring policy adopted in May shows that the measure will in all likelihood fail....

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    The mess of milk that has curdled enough

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 01, 2019

    THE prime minister Sheikh Hasina, also the president of the ruling Awami League who is now receiving treatment in London, on Tuesday, while she spoke...

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    Supplies need to reach flood-affected farmers

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 31, 2019

    THE ongoing flood that has hit hard 28 districts is compelling farmers to sell their cattle at low prices because of acute fodder crisis, lack...

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    People must get into habit of donating blood

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 31, 2019

    DENGUE having assumed an epidemic proportion, or ‘endemic’ as physicians struggling to cope with the rush of patients are reported to have preferred to say,...

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    Road safety directives must be enforced properly

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 30, 2019

    ROAD safety remains elusive even a year after the countrywide student protests that erupted after the death of two college students in an accident caused...

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    Police mustn’t investigate suspected police crimes

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 30, 2019

    THE Police Bureau of Investigation on Sunday pressed charges against 90 people in a case filed in connection with the attack on the Santals, which...

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    Govt must ensure safe migration for workers

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 29, 2019

    UNETHICAL recruitment harming the enforcement of safe, orderly and regular migration, as experts said at a conference on migration challenges in Dhaka on Saturday, is...

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    A welfare fund for poor workers left well ignored

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 29, 2019

    THE Bangladesh Labour Welfare Foundation Fund, set up in 2010 by way of the Labour Welfare Foundation Act 2006 to give financial assistance to workers...

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