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    Transport worker plight goes unheeded

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 07, 2020

    THE government directives that came to prevent the spread of COVID-19 included a restrictions on inter-district and public transport services, which has left about 5–7...

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    COVID-19 emergency calls for safety of frontline fighters

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 07, 2020

    THE way people fighting COVID-19 at the front line work risking their lives is rightly commended but the way these people — health services professionals...

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    Farmers mustn’t be let down

    by Lucky Akter | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2020

    MAY 2017. An untimely flood submerged crops in the haor region. Farmers were completely devastated. A combined group of leaders from Krishak Samity and Khetmajur...

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    How hollow our development is

    by Monwarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2020

    THE COVID-19 outbreak has shown how hollow our development is. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown Bangladesh, in fact the world too, that the development and...

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    Hand hygiene facilities in public places must be guarded

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2020

    INADEQUATE hand washing facilities, a health safety protocol to minimise the spread of COVID-19, in public places is worrying. This is more so as more...

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    A welcome cash aid plan that must start at earliest

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2020

    THE prime minister’s announcement of cash aid before Eid-ul-Fitr to mitigate the sufferings of the people who have lost their job amidst the novel coronavirus...

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    Spotlights of transnational labour organising

    by Nafisa Tanjeem | Updated at 12:00am on May 05, 2020

    ON MAY 1, 2020, the International Workers Day, frontline workers of some of the largest corporations of the world — Amazon, Whole Foods, Instacart, Walmart,...

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    Stigma around COVID-19 hampers the fight against it

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 05, 2020

    A RISE of social stigmatisation of people infected with COVID-19, suspected of being infected, cured or even those providing healthcare to the infected stands in...

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    Stigma around COVID-19 hampers the fight against it

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 05, 2020

    A RISE of social stigmatisation of people infected with COVID-19, suspected of being infected, cured or even those providing healthcare to the infected stands in...

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    Handcuffs for journalists sign of a hostile media environment

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 05, 2020

    WORLD Press Freedom Day this year has rather been grim in Bangladesh as, in a curious turn of event, photojournalist Shafikul Islam Kajol was found...

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