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    Bangladesh in World Cup 2019

    M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on July 15, 2019

    BANGLADESH cricket fans and other stakeholders were gaga after Bangladesh beat South Africa in its first match in the World Cup Cricket 2019 after scoring 330 runs. Then as the ‘Sakib magic’ unfolded, they were over the...

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    Evacuation, rehabilitation, of risky-hill people a must

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 15, 2019

    HEAVY rains and unabated hill cutting have intensified the risk of landslide, panicking people in Cox’s Bazar. About 20,000 families, as New Age reported on Sunday, live on the hill slopes there and other areas...

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    Police double standards in treating crime suspects

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 15, 2019

    IN THE death of crime suspects in the hands of the law enforcement agencies which the law enforcers prefer to call incidents of ‘gunfight’, ‘crossfire’ or ‘gangland infighting’ but are largely believed to be cases...

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    Shaking off capitalism for ecological civilisation

    Evaggelos Vallianatos | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    IN EARLY sixth century BCE Athens, a few rich landowners enslaved those of the rural people who could not pay back their debts. In fact, they went further. They started selling their fellow indebted Greeks to foreigners. Athens and rural Attica were...

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    Kashmir’s press

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    DEMOCRACY and laws stop at the Pir Panjal Range. They cover Jammu but the Kashmir Valley, which is predominantly Muslim, is left out. Outrages in the vale do not move the Indian public or India’s institutions. India’s intellectuals ignore the...

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    How battle of Karbala conditions Iranian mind on Palestinian issue

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    WHEN the application of normal yardsticks on Iran lead to results which analysts find unexpected, a sort of irritation sets in. This is because of a distinct inability to understand that, with the exception of the...

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    Remnants of war

    Kathy Kelly | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    Intense fighting and hideous attacks battered Afghans throughout their country last week as negotiators in Qatar weighed the benefits and costs of a peace agreement that might stop the...

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    Relief supplies, rehabilitation needed for flood victims

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    Thousands of people in low-lying areas have left their houses seeking shelters on high land as major rivers keep swelling for the six consecutive days amidst heavy rains. They are looking for places to stay under the...

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    A mismatch between national curriculum and textbooks

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    Curriculum is mostly, and worryingly, lost in syllabus execution — in primary, secondary and higher secondary education — largely because the way textbooks are laid out and the way students are taught in the...

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    The difference between liberals and leftists

    Ted Rall | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    LIVING as they do in a bipolar political world where politics consists of Democrats and Republicans and no other ideology is real, media corporations in the United States use left, liberal and...

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