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How inequality works

Inequality has been named as a culprit in the populist incursions of 2016 and 2017. But what is inequality, and what role does it play in inhibiting or encouraging growth, or in undermining...

Another brutal year for children

AS we look back at the previous year which saw an increase of violence against children we must take a vow to play our part to make 2018 a better year for children. It is really hard to drive away...

Why Dhaka's liveability is only worsening

DHAKA, the capital of Bangladesh, and one of the fastest growing cities of the world, has been infamous for a while for being over-populated, traffic congested, waterlogged (urban flooding) and...

January 1, 2018
January 1, 2018

The new normal?

IT is customary for the government and indeed a large part of Bangladeshi society to meet news of violence against minorities either as acts committed by fundamentalist or extremist groups or as...

January 1, 2018
January 1, 2018

Rohingya crisis: A postscript

THE year 2017 will be remembered for many reasons but the most significant of these is perhaps the Rohingya crisis.

January 1, 2018
January 1, 2018

Are our millennials shying away from politics?

ALTHOUGH tragic, it is understandable why the youth of today, especially those unacquainted with history, find it so difficult to comprehend fully the glorious past of Bangladesh's youth ...

January 1, 2018
January 1, 2018

Machinations of a fearsome state

2017 has just ended. The impending closure gives citizens an opportunity to take stock of the achievements and challenges they faced during the course of the year.

January 1, 2018
January 1, 2018

2017 and what it means for 2018

WITH no street agitations or unexpected turn of events, and with the ruling party's firm grip over the situation, 2017 was politically a relatively calm year. But it was neither uneventful nor...

January 1, 2018
January 1, 2018

Trailblazing through the digital world

ShopHobe.com is an E-commerce platform that simplifies the entire entrepreneurial process of creating a store online, for both home and registered businesses. The beta version of the SH stores...

January 1, 2018
January 1, 2018

SPORTING RELIEF

The world seemed to be careening towards apocalypse at the end of 2017, at a time when keeping up with the news is a depressing endeavour.

January 1, 2018
January 1, 2018
January 1, 2018
January 1, 2018

THOSE WE'VE LOST

Member of the Parliament and Awami League's advisory council, Suranjit Sengupta was a veteran leader, senior politician, and spokesperson. He resigned in 2012 as second Railway Minister of...

January 1, 2018
January 1, 2018