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A slippery slope

A slippery slope

Editorial

Fri, May 26 2017

Indeed, it is likely that this will be seen as a great victory by the fundamentalists

The scourge of  child sexual abuse

The scourge of child sexual abuse

Editorial

Thu, May 25 2017

A nation cannot call itself civilised with so many child rapes on its conscience

True colours of hatred

True colours of hatred

Editorial

Wed, May 24 2017

IS is nothing more, and never will be anything more, than a murderous stain on the face of humanity

The way to more jobs

The way to more jobs

Editorial

Tue, May 23 2017

The availability of better and more employment opportunities is absolutely vital to the lives of the...

Taking a lead in the fight against...

Taking a lead in the fight against...

Editorial

Mon, May 22 2017

The PM’s leadership on terror deserves to be recognised, and Bangladesh’s leadership role at the anti-terror...

Surely, law enforcement  has better...

Surely, law enforcement has better...

Editorial

Sun, May 21 2017

We frankly cannot afford to squander precious law enforcement resources on things like this

When a child is wrongfully accused

When a child is wrongfully accused

Editorial

Sat, May 20 2017

Ultimately, it is a failure of the system to give these children a fair chance, and a good

A ban does not help

A ban does not help

Editorial

Fri, May 19 2017

Banning bidis based on the assumption that it might be marginally more harmful than cigarettes reeks...

Rape is never, ever  the victim’s...

Rape is never, ever the victim’s...

Editorial

Thu, May 18 2017

The only thing that matters is to prove that the suspects in question actually carried out the act. Why...

Mobile courts do not serve justice

Mobile courts do not serve justice

Editorial

Wed, May 17 2017

In a functioning democracy, those accused must be allowed to defend themselves

No one must go hungry

No one must go hungry

Editorial

Tue, May 16 2017

When it comes to food, we cannot afford to take chances

A feat unprecedented

A feat unprecedented

Editorial

Mon, May 15 2017

With hopes of reaching 7.4% growth in the next year, there is no reason to believe that such a target...

Business beyond borders

Business beyond borders

Editorial

Sun, May 14 2017

Bureaucratic red tape and corruption are only some of the factors which hinder our potential for economic...

Police need to learn to deal with sexual...

Police need to learn to deal with sexual...

Editorial

Sat, May 13 2017

Our police officers should be required to go through a similar gender sensitivity training

A good time for a drive

A good time for a drive

Editorial

Fri, May 12 2017

A lot more needs to be done to improve on the gifts endowed by nature and make them suitable for...

Good for business

Good for business

Opinion

Wed, May 10 2017

Bangladesh is rapidly climbing up the global business chain, and there is nothing that can stop us now...

One man’s leftovers are another’s...

One man’s leftovers are another’s...

Editorial

Tue, May 9 2017

If we added up all the food that gets dumped every day, no one in this country would go hungry. How...

Get to the bottom of birthday rape...

Get to the bottom of birthday rape...

Editorial

Mon, May 8 2017

There is no excuse for this hesitance on part of the authorities -- the case should have been accepted...

A way out of the traffic

A way out of the traffic

Editorial

Sun, May 7 2017

To realise its dreams of middle-income status, Bangladesh needs to put as much focus on improving traffic...

A fair grade

A fair grade

Editorial

Sat, May 6 2017

Our education system has been plagued with problems, and they go beyond the SSC examination marking...

No one should be without a home

No one should be without a home

Editorial

Fri, May 5 2017

The plan will also go a long way towards reducing some of the tremendous pressure on Dhaka city