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    The forgotten Canadian detainee of 9/11

    by Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 12:00am on July 29, 2020

    IT HAS been almost 19 years since the United States, joined by its western allies — especially the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia — launched...

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    A date with toxic alchemy

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on July 29, 2020

    AUGUST 5 will mark a year since India’s annexation of Jammu and Kashmir was carried out with stealth and speed that left the opposition gaping...

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    Shifting business models of higher education

    by Henry Kamens | Updated at 11:48pm on July 28, 2020

    I SUSPECT some colleges and universities will go under in the wake of COVID-19, as they face bankruptcy and are having to deal with lower...

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    Govt must ease burden of public exams on primary students

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 29, 2020

    THE minister of state for primary and mass education coming to have said that the government will not discontinue the Primary Education Completion Examination and...

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    Flood-hit rural poor must receive early assistance

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 29, 2020

    THOUSANDS of the rural poor affected by flooding are faced with a severe shortage of food and drinking water because of inadequate and poor government...

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    Mr Kadhimi begins a clean-up operation

    Birgit Svensson | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2020

    SHE was on her way home from work, travelling as usual by bicycle. Suddenly, two jeeps drew up and she was dragged off her bike into one of the vehicles. The German curator Hella Mewis has not been seen since. The abduction...

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    Until the rich and poor alike use the same services we cannot beat the pandemic

    Shobha Shukla, Bobby Ramakant and Sandeep Pandey | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2020

    ANTONIO Guterres, the secretary general of United Nations said, ‘COVID-19 has exposed the lie that free markets can deliver healthcare for all, the fiction that unpaid care work isn’t work, the delusion that we live...

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    Nepal-India-China tri-junction

    Buddhi Narayan Shrestha | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2020

    A TRI-JUNCTION or a tri-border area is a geographical point at which the borders of three countries or sub-national entities meet. China has 16 tri-points with its neighbouring countries, India seven and Nepal...

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    A collaborative development approach needed

    Nazma Sultana Lily and Saeed Ahmed Siddiquee | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2020

    CHARLES Darwin wildly quoted words are, survival of the fittest meaning those who adept well can survive. In light of his analysis, we will discuss the global and local development in the post...

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    Health reporting system must be strengthened

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2020

    SINCE the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak in Bangladesh, public health experts have alerted the government to be proactive in preventing the spread of dengue fever as it would doubly burden an already vulnerable health...