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    Sophisticated response to terror attacks needed

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on April 30, 2019

    SRI Lanka ended its first week after coordinated terror attacks on six locations left more than 250 dead and 500 injured without any further attacks....

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    Bring back May Day!

    by Saurav Sarkar | Updated at 12:00am on April 30, 2019

    MOST of the world recognizes May 1 — May Day — as International Workers’ Day. Here in one of the few countries that doesn’t, it’s...

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    Dangerous, debasing and deplorable

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

    PAKISTAN prime minister Imran Khan should perhaps follow Russia’s example and that of the United Arab Emirates and confer prime minister Narendra Modi with Pakistan’s highest civilian award, the Nishan-e-Pakistan....

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    Govt must protect children from any form of violence

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

    A NON-GOVERNMENTAL report which says that 271 children died after being raped, sexually harassed and physically tortured while 1,006 children fell victim to such incidents...

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    Recommendations need to be acted on to stop road accidents

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

    ANOTHER student died in a road accident, yet the government still seems reluctant to abandon the business-as-usual approach to ensure road safety. The student of...

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    Terrorism targets another Chinese ally

    Tony Cartalucci  | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2019

    The recent, tragic Easter attack in the South Asian state of Sri Lanka — killing and injuring hundreds — follows a now unfortunately all too familiar formula....

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    Lessons from a military encounter

    Happymon Jacob | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2019

    TALKING to one’s adversary in the midst of a war, a limited war or even hostility is often viewed as undesirable in the public mind...

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    BRI: a historic opportunity

    Munir Akram | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2019

    CHINA’S president Xi Jinping hosted the Second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing on April 26–27 — 125 countries and 40 international organisations have joined...

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    Are hand-in-glove relations a matter of past?

    M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2019

    BETWEEN the developments that have become public knowledge following the December 2018 elections in Bangladesh and the issues that have come at play in the...

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    Govt’s failure to issue a timely warning for HEV

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

    THE government has yet again fallen behind in issuing a public health alert to water-borne diseases. Considering that Hepatitis E virus outbreak normally occurs in...

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