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    Heritage, historicity warped in poor guardianship

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 09, 2017

    THE nation worryingly continues to be devoid of historicity as is evident in the latest of a series in which Sudhamoy House, an 18th-century building said to be of Armenian philanthropist zamindar Nicolas Pogose,....

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    Spain: how a democratic country can silence its citizens

    by Jezerca Tigani | Updated at 12:05am on October 08, 2017

    THIRTY-FIVE-year-old Jorge is a nurse in a health centre in Madrid....

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    The rising of Britain’s ‘new politics’

    by John Pilger | Updated at 12:05am on October 08, 2017

    DELEGATES to the recent Labour Party conference in the English seaside town of Brighton seemed not to notice a video playing in the main entrance...

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    Syrian intelligence sheds light on Rohingya exodus

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:05am on October 08, 2017

    EVIDENCE of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state since the 7th century is not accompanied by a narrative of harmony with the Buddhist majority in Burma (Myanmar) throughout this period....

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    Symbols of a deeper stirring

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 08, 2017

    THE old and historically important university at Varanasi is passing through a significant moment....

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    Shoddy condition of roads, bridges in districts

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 08, 2017

    MUCH has been said about the faulty road construction and management in and around major cities in Bangladesh while issues concerning transport system of small towns and unions have largely remained ignored...

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    Political leadership must stop train of infighting

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 08, 2017

    INFIGHTING within the ruling Awami League and its associate organisations, especially the Chhatra League, seems to be a never-ending tale, with one or two incidents making the headlines every now and then....

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    Govt must protect rivers, ensure rights of all to river water

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 07, 2017

    RIVERS all over Bangladesh have generally become moribund. The four rivers that flow around the capital Dhaka — the Buriganga, the Sitalakhya, the Turag and the Balu — are specially in a bad shape...

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    People mustn’t be made to pay for flaws of power agencies

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 07, 2017

    THE Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission has so far, unfortunately though, been known to be approving proposals of power distribution agencies, by usually holding public hearing, for increase in power prices...

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    Korea: at the red line

    by Konstantin Asmolov | Updated at 12:05am on October 07, 2017

    ABOUT a week has passed since the verbal skirmish between Trump and Kim Jong-un, and experts, including the author, have frozen in anticipation of what the next steps will be like, seeing that the statements made by Donald Trump about the DPRK meant a declaration of war, as Ri Yong-ho, North Korean minister of foreign affairs, stated on September 25, 2017 at a press conference in New York....

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