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Boko Haram: The new face of...

Boko Haram: The new face of...

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Mon, Jul 15 2013

Boko Haram is a radical Islamic sect that has declared war on the Nigerian state in an effort to bring...

Where to draw the line?

Where to draw the line?

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Mon, Jul 15 2013

The main issue to worry about here is how the parent-child relationship is evolving I grew up...

Consumers ‘R’ us

Consumers ‘R’ us

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Sun, Jul 14 2013

Being a bit more thoughtful about what quality of life actually means can help us become more conscious...

When death comes in instalments

When death comes in instalments

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Sun, Jul 14 2013

When dying or aged leaders cheat death or push their way back into the news, they dilute their prepared...

Quota system in civil service: An unjust...

Quota system in civil service: An unjust...

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Sun, Jul 14 2013

BPSC must shun any kind of political manipulation and influence in this highly important recruitment...

Inclusive development

Inclusive development

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Sat, Jul 13 2013

One defining characteristic of poverty is powerlessness — both as a cause, and a consequence One of...

Is becoming Pakistan the best Egypt...

Is becoming Pakistan the best Egypt...

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Sat, Jul 13 2013

Before the Arab Spring, the military was Egypt's most critical political body After the events...

Bangladesh and the spirit of...

Bangladesh and the spirit of...

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Sat, Jul 13 2013

As a nation we are completely misguided about how we should lead our lives during Ramadan Ramadan...

Thrilling revolutions, prosaic...

Thrilling revolutions, prosaic...

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Fri, Jul 12 2013

Despite the realisation that uprisings have more romance than reality, we still love them Revolutions...

Power when solar and wind fall...

Power when solar and wind fall...

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Fri, Jul 12 2013

Many European Union countries are investing in new power plants to replace ageing assets Keeping ageing...

Election 2014: Onus on democracy

Election 2014: Onus on democracy

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Fri, Jul 12 2013

Are we unconsciously voting in a check and balance system with a separation of powers between the...

Protests built on a computer

Protests built on a computer

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Thu, Jul 11 2013

This struggle is between people trying to be heard and a group trying to turn it into a clash ...

Fighting corruption in Bangladesh

Fighting corruption in Bangladesh

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Thu, Jul 11 2013

We desperately need a working, dependable, forward looking judiciary to step in to protect our interests...

Deception in the name of religion

Deception in the name of religion

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Thu, Jul 11 2013

There is no bigger disservice to Islam than saying ‘Islam is peace’ and practicing the...

Intolerance or pluralism?

Intolerance or pluralism?

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Tue, Jul 9 2013

What path will the nation choose going forward? The figure who galvanised a movement to challenge Turkish...

Elections do not make a democracy

Elections do not make a democracy

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Tue, Jul 9 2013

The Brotherhood must realise that simply being voted into power doesn't mean they are acting...

Getting down to reality

Getting down to reality

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Tue, Jul 9 2013

The sorry tale of Bangladeshi migrant workers in the Middle East If you are a Bangladeshi visiting...

Who will get credit for Britain’s economic...

Who will get credit for Britain’s economic...

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Tue, Jul 9 2013

Britain’s economic history suggests that the conventional wisdom about the benefits of rebalancing from...

Women’s rights and discrimination in...

Women’s rights and discrimination in...

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Tue, Jul 9 2013

Women in the informal sector are often paid at lower grades than men for the same work Women are...

Freezing development

Freezing development

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Mon, Jul 8 2013

Suspension of the GSP was a poor move on the part of the US A few Thursdays earlier, while on...

NSA as Big Brother? Not even close

NSA as Big Brother? Not even close

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Mon, Jul 8 2013

Both supporters and critics of this sweeping NSA surveillance are passionate in their arguments ...