It is now well-recognised that the impacts of climate change will have significant economic costs in climate vulnerable countries.
The scenes are at once familiar and unfamiliar.
The Sal forest in Tangail has been shrinking at a speedy rate over the years, and there seems to be no way to prevent this tragedy under the present circumstances.
Column by Mahfuz Anam: Pandemic’s biggest lesson -- restructure health sector to handle current, future pandemics
Simplistically put, it is a “procedure vs patient” issue—meaning a “bureaucracy vs ultimate beneficiary” tussle. We, of course, need procedures to work within, otherwise systems would collapse.
The Al Jazeera report on Bangladesh titled “All the Prime Minister’s Men”, aired early Tuesday morning, revealed some vulnerabilities of our power structure that pivots around connections, cronyism...
He wanted to be an excep-tional journalist, and he was. It was as if he willed himself to be what he wanted to be.
The Election Commission (EC) must be above question. But to be so, it must answer all questions. To ignore, evade, downplay or malign citizens who ask the questions is the surest way to sow doubt...