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Our home in the sky

Our home in the sky

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Wed, May 29 2013

Biman, the national airline, is a perfect example of government bureaucracy and mismanagement at its...

Rolling on the river

Rolling on the river

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Wed, May 29 2013

The BIWTC has done well by taking steps to re-launch the waterbus service this June, and this time...

How not to win friends

How not to win friends

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Tue, May 28 2013

Telenor’s public reservations regarding the upcoming 3G-license auction is another instance...

Justice should be even-handed

Justice should be even-handed

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Tue, May 28 2013

It is nice to see the government being so proactive about dealing with corruption cases, as in...

Saying yes to racism

Saying yes to racism

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Mon, May 27 2013

The Myanmar government’s decision to limit the population of Muslims in Rakhine state, in order...

No time for waiting

No time for waiting

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Mon, May 27 2013

Whereas Rajuk should be more proactive in shutting down unsafe buildings, demolishing them as necessary,...

Business as usual

Business as usual

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Sun, May 26 2013

  The BGMEA’s recent announcement to not disburse the wages of the dead workers to...

Which way the water flows

Which way the water flows

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Sun, May 26 2013

  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned from the water summit in Thailand a few days back,...

To serve and extort?

To serve and extort?

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Sat, May 25 2013

The torture and murder of 26-year-old MBA student Shamim Reza, by law enforcers in Sonargaon, brings...

Is that really the game plan?

Is that really the game plan?

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Sat, May 25 2013

It seems that we have found the root cause behind the fact that millions of taka worth of medical...

A license to kill

A license to kill

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Fri, May 24 2013

Indian Border Forces (BSF) have shot and killed two more unarmed Bangladeshis on the border with India....

Getting fleeced on oil purchase

Getting fleeced on oil purchase

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Fri, May 24 2013

As a nation we are often faced with poor public sector management that is hugely detrimental to the...

Make the right call

Make the right call

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Thu, May 23 2013

The news that has come out recently about Airtel's proposal to buy up the rest of the shares...

A win-win situation for all

A win-win situation for all

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Thu, May 23 2013

The BGMEA’s initiative for a garment village should have been started years ago, but it’s...

Find a solution

Find a solution

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Wed, May 22 2013

Both the ruling and opposition party in the country seem to be taking every step they can to avoid...

Banning rallies is undemocratic

Banning rallies is undemocratic

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Wed, May 22 2013

The home ministry’s call to ban rallies for a month to preserve law and order is outrageous....

Get rid of the waste

Get rid of the waste

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Tue, May 21 2013

Over the past 15 to 20 years, health officials and local government hospitals have been buying medical...

Keep things chugging along

Keep things chugging along

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Tue, May 21 2013

Despite close proximity, South Asia remains one of the least economically integrated areas in the...

Baira needs to fall in line

Baira needs to fall in line

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Mon, May 20 2013

Migrant workers often fall prey to unsavoury operators who sell them down the river, landing them up...

Meaningless numbers

Meaningless numbers

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Mon, May 20 2013

It is easy to find government schools with 50 children enrolled, of whom only 20 actually attend The...

Where’s the justice?

Where’s the justice?

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Sun, May 19 2013

That credible allegations of both ruling and opposition party activist involvement in the attack on...