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    No to projects of mass destruction

    Anu Muhammad | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2021

    ON APRIL 17, ‘at least five demonstrating workers were killed and 11 others received bullet injuries during a clash between the police and workers at an under-construction coal-fired power plant of S Alam Group (jointly with a Chinese company) at...

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    COVID-19 capitalisation

    Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2021

    A PRAGMATIC purpose came up, calling for a change in the capitalisation of the word COVID-19. We at New Age have written the word in uppercase since the World Health Organisation on February 11, 2020 named the disease so...

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    Skills development, employment of the youth

    Rayhan Ahmed Topader | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2021

    GLOBAL mega trends such as the rising role of technology, climate change, demographic shifts, urbanisation, and the globalisation of value chains are changing the nature of work and skills demands to succeed in the 21st century...

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    Britain must learn from Burma bloodbath

    Phil Miller and Matt Kennard | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2021

    IT WAS not long ago that general Min Aung Hlaing, the leader of the recent military coup in Burma (also known as Myanmar), was being fêted by the United Kingdom. In 2013, he met general Sir David Richards, the then head of Britain’s armed...

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    Govt must put in required efforts to save public health

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2021

    THE arrest of nine people by the Rapid Action Battalion in possession of a huge number of COVID-19 and HIV test kits and reagents that...

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    Govt must stand by farmers who have lost crops

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2021

    A LARGE number of farmers have lost their boro production to the heat shock that swept over half of the country on April 4 when...

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    SARS-CoV-2 mutations and implications

    by Abu Muhammad Zakir Hussain | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2021

    MUTATION in pathogens — germs which cause illness in humans, animals, birds or plants — is a natural process like evolution in animals and birds....

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    April 2003: US in Iraq, Vajpayee’s Pak initiative

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2021

    APRIL, 2003, was the cruellest month for the people of Iraq, a month of reflection on Pakistan by prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and a...