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Entrepreneurship: A raw perspective

Someone wise once said, “Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won't so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can't.” Truly, these words...

A letter to the government on startups

Let me begin by introducing Brad Feld, an American entrepreneur, author, blogger, and venture capitalist at Foundry Group in Boulder, Colorado. Feld's model, called 'The Boulder Thesis,&...

Organising quality training in Bangladesh

Quality is the call of the day. Discerning consumers or clientele are not satisfied with anything less than the best. In the human resources development

Global migration crisis and the Bangladesh experience

More than 1 million refugees have entered Europe by land and sea in 2015. The mass exodus of people from North Africa and Middle East have made the

Jobs abroad for a better life

International migration for employment is an important channel through which the process of economic globalisation works. Although this channel is

Reviewing initiatives for migrant well-being

2015 has been an important year for the labour migration sector in Bangladesh. In contrast to preceding years, the year has seen a major boost in the outward flow of Bangladeshi workers. It was...

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Our potential in ICT

It is a matter of pride to recollect the initiatives of our scientists of the Atomic Energy Centre, Dhaka, in bringing the first ever

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Let's make a difference to millions

”Vision with action is a daydream; action without vision is a nightmare,” states an old Japanese proverb. Indeed, if we cannot dream, how can we achieve anything? If we do not take actions, what is...

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

The politico–economic equation

Politics and economy seem to be uncomfortably matched in present day Bangladesh. On one hand, the macroeconomic indicators such as the growth of GDP per annum, the ascent of the per capita income...

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Making the numbers count

What should be the angle of my piece?” I asked myself. “Should I justify the relevance of population dynamics for development, or present the current state

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Organising quality training in Bangladesh

Quality is the call of the day. Discerning consumers or clientele are not satisfied with anything less than the best. In the human resources development

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

A letter to the government on startups

Let me begin by introducing Brad Feld, an American entrepreneur, author, blogger, and venture capitalist at Foundry Group in Boulder, Colorado. Feld's model, called 'The Boulder Thesis,&...

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Entrepreneurship: A raw perspective

Someone wise once said, “Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won't so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can't.” Truly, these words...

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Editor's Note

With this instalment, The Daily Star's silver jubilee special supplements themed On High Road to Progress comes to an end. This part, titled, Way Forward, explores the bigger picture, and...

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Reviewing initiatives for migrant well-being

2015 has been an important year for the labour migration sector in Bangladesh. In contrast to preceding years, the year has seen a major boost in the outward flow of Bangladeshi workers. It was...

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Jobs abroad for a better life

International migration for employment is an important channel through which the process of economic globalisation works. Although this channel is