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The road to repatriation

The road to repatriation

Opinion

Tue, Oct 3 2017

Myanmar’s willingness to enter into talks about repatriation is a welcome step but inundated with...

Smart planning for Dhaka city

Smart planning for Dhaka city

Opinion

Tue, Oct 3 2017

We need planners to be one step ahead of everyone, to understand the dynamics of the city, and to plan...

A web of lies

A web of lies

Editorial

Mon, Oct 2 2017

The real perpetrators, of course, are the Myanmar army, and they are the ones to be blamed for the persecution...

The bridge to progress

The bridge to progress

Editorial

Mon, Oct 2 2017

The bridge, once completed, promises to be a great leap forward for connectivity, facilitating trade,...

A human rights nightmare

A human rights nightmare

Opinion

Fri, Sep 29 2017

Myanmar continues to deny its murderous activities, and it is clear that the regime will not own up to...

Don’t let militants slip through the...

Don’t let militants slip through the...

Opinion

Fri, Sep 29 2017

How were so many militants able to escape the system?

Averting a public health disaster

Averting a public health disaster

Editorial

Mon, Sep 25 2017

We must coordinates our efforts, and our resources, to prevent a health catastrophe, for all our sakes....

Don’t abuse the law

Don’t abuse the law

Editorial

Mon, Sep 25 2017

Laws exist to uphold justice, and such rampant abuse of the law does a disservice to our justice...

Leading from the front

Leading from the front

Editorial

Wed, Sep 20 2017

PM Hasina’s actions heralds a new kind of Bangladesh, one where we lead, not follow, with the necessary...

An ignoble performance

An ignoble performance

Editorial

Tue, Sep 19 2017

The entire speech was nothing more than an extended apologia for the ethnic cleansing that the Myanmar...

Zero tolerance for sexual violence

Zero tolerance for sexual violence

Editorial

Tue, Sep 19 2017

It is time to reaffirm our pledge of peacekeeping to the world, and we can do so by taking a strong and...

All eyes on New York

All eyes on New York

Editorial

Mon, Sep 18 2017

What Suu Kyi says in her speech today may be significant for Bangladesh, and we may have to make some...

A clean bill  of health

A clean bill of health

Editorial

Mon, Sep 18 2017

It is heartening to know that almost 150,000 Rohingya children, throughout 68 refugee settlements in...

The case for action

The case for action

Editorial

Sun, Sep 17 2017

The carnage in Rakhine state and the humanitarian catastrophe that Bangladesh is doing its level best...

Responsibility starts with the...

Responsibility starts with the...

Editorial

Sun, Sep 17 2017

Recent price cuts set by some global buyers of our RMG products are making survival for many manufacturers...

Floods won’t stop us

Floods won’t stop us

Opinion

Thu, Sep 14 2017

Flooding has resulted in losses in the crores, and this hurts not just the farmers but our entire...

The system must  not fail her

The system must not fail her

Editorial

Thu, Sep 14 2017

Time and again, the legal system has failed to throw rapists behind bars, encouraging the crime to continue...

A beacon of hope

A beacon of hope

Editorial

Tue, Sep 12 2017

It takes a truly great leader to take a stand for humanity as the world stays mute on what is undoubtedly...

Want to avoid city flooding? Save our...

Want to avoid city flooding? Save our...

Editorial

Tue, Sep 12 2017

Within only 40 years, Dhaka city has lost around 10 canals to encroachment and unplanned garbage...

Putting humanity first

Putting humanity first

Editorial

Mon, Sep 11 2017

Not only should it make us proud of our fellow Bangladeshis but it should also serve to remind us all...

Is life so cheap?

Is life so cheap?

Editorial

Mon, Sep 11 2017

No longer can we have unsafe boats on our rivers. No more can we allow negligent boat operators to run...