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A problem washed away

A problem washed away

Shashanka Saadi

Sun, Feb 26 2017

Floods are a sub-continental issue, but are never treated as such

Farmer commits suicide failing to repay...

Farmer commits suicide failing to repay...

Nation

Thu, Feb 23 2017

A farmer of Sharsha upazila in Jessore has reportedly committed suicide by taking insecticide. He was...

Govt and World Bank launch programme...

Govt and World Bank launch programme...

Development

Mon, Feb 20 2017

The World Bank has committed $300 million for the programme, which will benefit over one million...

Magura women quietly being lifted out...

Magura women quietly being lifted out...

Development

Tue, Dec 20 2016

Hundreds of ultra poor women are being lifted out of poverty in Magura under a joint program by the Ministry...

Fight HIV, not sex workers

Fight HIV, not sex workers

We need to address the social problems that make sex workers vulnerable to HIV

Lives turned to ashes

Lives turned to ashes

Shamim Hossain

Sun, Dec 18 2016

The recent Korail slum fire is only one example of a familiar pattern

Breaking out of LDC status

Breaking out of LDC status

Editorial

Sun, Dec 18 2016

Inadequate adaptation to climate change may reverse the progress we have made in terms of reducing economic...

Bangladesh’s development surprise

Bangladesh’s development surprise

D2

Thu, Dec 15 2016

The progress so far -- and why we should be glad to be Bangladeshis

Workers dogged by dust and disease

Workers dogged by dust and disease

Bangladesh

Sun, Dec 11 2016

In front of the small tin-shed office of Joydul Stone Crusher on the bank of Piyan River, 45-year-old...

Childhood crushed under weight of...

Childhood crushed under weight of...

Bangladesh

Sat, Dec 10 2016

Zakaria, 14, was sitting on a small boat near the bank of Piyan River in Jaflong, having breakfast around...

ILO for decent jobs to end poverty

ILO for decent jobs to end poverty

Business

Wed, Dec 7 2016

Since the world of work is changing and societies are becoming increasingly unequal, policy makers have...

I wish I were born a stray dog

I wish I were born a stray dog

Monswita Bulbuli

Wed, Dec 7 2016

Being a human being is hard these days

Dying by the numbers

Dying by the numbers

Monswita Bulbuli

Sun, Nov 27 2016

Who will stand up for the voiceless?

Economic growth and the removal of...

Economic growth and the removal of...

Muhammad Zamir

Sun, Nov 13 2016

It needs to be understood that poverty is a multi-faceted concept

Poor no more

Poor no more

Upoma Mahbub

Wed, Nov 2 2016

The graduation approach just might work

10 projects get Ecnec nod with outlay...

10 projects get Ecnec nod with outlay...

Development

Tue, Oct 25 2016

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved the 3rd revision...

A partnership to take us forward

A partnership to take us forward

Opinion

Wed, Oct 19 2016

With a bigger role for WB in Bangladesh’s development journey, we can hope for a new era of...

WB: Bangladesh still has much to do...

WB: Bangladesh still has much to do...

Bangladesh

Tue, Oct 18 2016

Bangladesh is doing better than many countries in alleviating extreme poverty, but it still has a long...

Adaptive policy suggested to end extreme...

Adaptive policy suggested to end extreme...

Business

Tue, Oct 18 2016

Bangladesh needs to be more flexible and adaptive to policy making to end extreme poverty, said discussants...

Wake up to climate change

Wake up to climate change

Editorial

Tue, Oct 18 2016

There is a high probability that Bangladesh will face famine unless carbon emissions are substantially...

Setting a global standard  in ending...

Setting a global standard in ending...

Qimiao Fan

Tue, Oct 18 2016

The World Bank will work closely with Bangladesh every step of the way