Increasing population, reducing arable land: How to meet food demands?

According to the government, Bangladesh is now self-sufficient in food production, especially in rice production. But we still have to rely on imports in order to meet the nutritional demands of...

Is there a solution to the lawlessness in Rohingya camps?

The Rohingya camps, with growing cases of drug and arms smuggling, violence, homicides and other illegal activities, is increasingly becoming a security threat for this country.

Resolving the Rohingya crisis: What can Bangladesh do?

When the Rohingyas in Myanmar’s Rakhine State were facing a brutal military crackdown in late August, 2017 and found the doors of neighbouring countries closed -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had...

Public trust is the soul of credible journalism

Bangladesh's position in the World Press Freedom Index is declining every year. In 2021, Bangladesh ranked 152 out of 180 countries. Bangladesh ranks lower than India, Pakistan, and even...

November 3, 2021
November 3, 2021

Increasing population, reducing arable land: How to meet food demands?

According to the government, Bangladesh is now self-sufficient in food production, especially in rice production. But we still have to rely on imports in order to meet the nutritional demands of...

October 26, 2021
October 26, 2021

Is there a solution to the lawlessness in Rohingya camps?

The Rohingya camps, with growing cases of drug and arms smuggling, violence, homicides and other illegal activities, is increasingly becoming a security threat for this country.

August 27, 2021
August 27, 2021

Resolving the Rohingya crisis: What can Bangladesh do?

When the Rohingyas in Myanmar’s Rakhine State were facing a brutal military crackdown in late August, 2017 and found the doors of neighbouring countries closed -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had...

August 19, 2021
August 19, 2021

Afghanistan: A heritage turned into a global battleground

For the last 41 years the Soviet Union and USA used Afghanistan as a playground for geopolitics.

July 19, 2021
July 19, 2021

Crimes behind Brahman cows

Import ban, so what? There are ways to sneak those in, through the country’s main airport even.

July 18, 2021
July 18, 2021

Untamed Jamuna turns 20 families homeless within hours

Within just a few hours, more than 50 people became homeless, as their houses were engulfed in the riverbank erosion caused by the untamed Jamuna.

June 14, 2021
June 14, 2021

Why is Dhaka at the bottom of livability index?

Dhaka is again at the bottom of EIU’s Global Liveability Index -- this time ranking 137th out of 140 cities.

May 29, 2021
May 29, 2021

Who's ensuring migrant workers’ welfare?

Record high foreign reserve, unprecedented remittance inflow -- every year new records surpass the old ones. But the people who carry the burden, whose odyssey bring the much-coveted foreign...

May 25, 2021
May 25, 2021

What is 'Black Fungus' and how does it infect the body?

Two cases of black fungus infection have been reported in Bangladesh. Now doctors are suspecting its association with a death.

May 20, 2021
May 20, 2021

“Free media is now a minority”

​In a democratic system, where power comes from the masses, where the state works for the people -- information ensures that governance is accountable. It is the primary job of a journalist to...