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    Breast cancer needs to be fought adequately

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 06, 2017

    WITH 22,000 women being affected by breast cancer every year in Bangladesh and 70 per cent of them dying of the disease without treatment, there are reasons to treat breast cancer as a major health threat for women....

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    Children must be taught how to behave on the road

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 06, 2017

    FIVE schoolchildren hanging from the upper edge behind, standing on the bumper, on a moving covered van at Mohakhali in Dhaka, as it came out in a photograph that New Age published on its front page on Thursday, is concerning....

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    Winners in postponement of Lanka provincial elections

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on October 05, 2017

    THE relatively smooth manner in which the government succeeded in postponing the forthcoming provincial council elections, in the aftermath of its failure to pass the 20th amendment, is an indicator of the weakness of the joint opposition...

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    The end of empire

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

    THE American empire is coming to an end. The US economy is being drained by wars in the Middle East and vast military expansion around the globe...

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    Cataluña libre?

    by Peter Koenig | Updated at 12:05am on October 05, 2017

    YESTERDAY’S historic vote — the referendum decided by the government of Cataluña, called illegal by the neoliberal Rajoy government of Madrid — turned into an event of abject police violence against masses of unarmed voters...

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    Resting in peace

    by Parsa Sanjana Sajid | Updated at 12:05am on October 05, 2017

    IN BALUKHALI the tents had gone up in a blink. As Rohingya refugees continued to stream in from across the border in late August fleeing the murderous plunder of the Myanmar military,...

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    Food officials’ involvement in black market deplorable

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

    FOOD inflation, especially rice shortage, has been a concern since the beginning of the year given that aus and amon harvests were destroyed by flooding in the haor region...

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    Govt, court owe explanations on CJ leave, judgement writing

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

    THE chief justice SK Sinha’s going on a ‘sudden’ leave for a month on being approved by the government on short notice comes with concern...

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    Dhaka must press for repatriation of all Rohingyas

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 04, 2017

    MYANMAR’S proposing to take back, as New Age reported on Tuesday, its citizens, the Rohingyas, who have fled violence in Rakhine State to safety in Bangladesh has so far been welcome...

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    Long-term plan needed to face climate changes

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 04, 2017

    BANGLADESH in 2017 has witnessed a number of climatic events that caused economic, environmental and human losses. The April flash flood in haor region inundated 1,29,172 hectares of farmland and destroyed boro crops...

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