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    Corporate gangster

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on July 18, 2019

    THE Adani conglomerate should be best described as a bloated gangster, promising the earth even as it mines it. Like other corporate thugs of such...

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    The world needs a water treaty

    Conn Hallinan | Updated at 12:00am on July 18, 2019

    DURING the face-off earlier this year between India and Pakistan over a terrorist attack that killed more than 40 Indian paramilitaries in Kashmir, New Delhi...

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    Road Transport Act should be soon implemented

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 18, 2019

    It is disappointing that the Road Transport Act 2018 is yet to be implemented even about 10 months after its passage in the wake of...

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    Govt must stop non-prescription antibiotic use in food animals

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 18, 2019

    THE High Court’s order of Tuesday for the government to ensure that no antibiotics are administered to cows without prescriptions written by veterinary surgeons is...

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    Un-spinning China’s yarn of destabilisation

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    For 17 years, Gitmo prisoners have been held and tortured without trial in total violation of the international law. At the end of the day, ‘human rights’ is a weapon to manipulate credulous liberals into supporting...

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    Beyond winning and losing

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    SEEING the legendary Farokh Engineer among the spectators at the Old Trafford, with his shock of curly white hair and a Falstaffian girth that seemed to meld nicely with his incorrigibly impish smile, my mind went into the enticing time...

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    Low-risk crimes with high impact

    Israt Tarique | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    NEW opportunities have opened in the age of globalisation, allowing people, organisations and states to interact across national borders in a more sophisticated and speedy way. The age of globalisation and the growth...

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    Worshipping the electronic image

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    DONALD Trump, like much of the American public, is entranced by electronic images. He interprets reality through the distortions of digital media. His decisions, opinions, political positions, prejudices and...

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    Stringent action needed to curb coaching menace

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    PRIVATE coaching for money is an educational malaise which has become almost institutionalised. Parents are under the duress to send their children to coaching centres as all reputed schools are of the opinion that the...

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    Banks keep declining as govt goes lenient on defaulters

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    THE amount of loans in default in six sate-owned banks, including Sonali, Janata and BASIC which earlier lost a huge amount of money to loan scams, registered a sharp increase, by Tk 51.82 billion, in the...

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