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Exit orchestra, enter heavy metal

Exit orchestra, enter heavy metal

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Sun, Jun 29 2014

Football 2014 is about fast breaks and some individual geniusIt was a moment that typified the modern...

One police officer versus Goliath

One police officer versus Goliath

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Sun, Jun 29 2014

Even in our cynical outlook, we feel like seeing some good old ideals enjoying a win or twoIn a season...

Beat the system, not the spectator

Beat the system, not the spectator

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Sun, Jun 29 2014

Shakib further enhanced the very fundamental practices and beliefs of a strong patriarchal systemThe...

Business with meaning

Business with meaning

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Sat, Jun 28 2014

We Japanese must acknowledge one of the most important exports Bangladesh has made to Japan, the concept...

The crisis in Syria: Civil war, global...

The crisis in Syria: Civil war, global...

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Sat, Jun 28 2014

The greatest obstacle to ending the Syria war is the notion that it can be won militarilyThe horrific...

Don’t you know that you’re toxic?

Don’t you know that you’re toxic?

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Sat, Jun 28 2014

We all want safe foods, for it is one of our basic rightsAbraham Maslow, in the year 1943, proposed a...

Clothes maketh a woman?

Clothes maketh a woman?

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Fri, Jun 27 2014

Does the manner of a woman’s attire reflect her knowledge or skills or professional competence?Several...

Poverty of on-air ideas

Poverty of on-air ideas

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Fri, Jun 27 2014

The discussants at these talk shows are all the same people. Sometimes, we watch a single person talking...

Poverty of on-air ideas

Poverty of on-air ideas

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Fri, Jun 27 2014

The discussants at these talk shows are all the same people. Sometimes, we watch a single person talking...

On the verge of breakdown

On the verge of breakdown

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Fri, Jun 27 2014

It becomes even more obvious during monsoon when waterlogged roads make commuting unbearablePopulation:...

Secularism, thy name is Bangladesh

Secularism, thy name is Bangladesh

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Thu, Jun 26 2014

At least one country in the region still flies its secular colours high, and contrary to popular belief,...

It’s evolution, baby

It’s evolution, baby

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Thu, Jun 26 2014

There can hardly be any doubt that the ways through which we vent our aggressive tendencies (subject...

18 hours on the road

18 hours on the road

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Thu, Jun 26 2014

Let our policymakers wake up and make our Cox’s Bazar popular by taking pragmatic stepsI was most delighted...

What does India want?

What does India want?

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Wed, Jun 25 2014

It is time for them to act in earnest towards Bangladesh and ease our relationship with themEver since...

Make it flow easier

Make it flow easier

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Wed, Jun 25 2014

The size of our external sector is almost 60% of the $137bn economy. Bangladesh entrepreneurs need easy-flowing...

A river runs through it

A river runs through it

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Wed, Jun 25 2014

It is a sin obstructing and diverting the free flow of the goddess by constructing dams like FarakkaThe...

We want justice

We want justice

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Tue, Jun 24 2014

We would like to see the execution of the verdict sooner rather than laterWhen justice is meted out,...

The sitting ducks

The sitting ducks

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Tue, Jun 24 2014

The recent developments in the Bihari camp in the capital and the brutality against them remind us of...

The doyen takes his leave

The doyen takes his leave

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Tue, Jun 24 2014

With the passing away of Mahbubul Alam, there can be no doubt that Bangladesh has lost a giantAs much...

Teach, don’t preach

Teach, don’t preach

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Mon, Jun 23 2014

Educational institutions are about dispensing knowledge, not judgment or faithThe recent actions of the...

The people’s right to know

The people’s right to know

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Mon, Jun 23 2014

The most important impediment to progress has been the failure of all concerned to bring awareness about...