A Closer Look

A Closer Look

With the new HSIA terminal comes greater responsibilities

That a 12-year-old managed to breach at least five layers of security at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport comes as no surprise

4d ago

With digital banks, we must proceed with caution

Launching digital banks could be a major positive milestone for the nation, but it could also turn into a digital nightmare.

1w ago

To develop tourism, give it a separate ministry

We need a shift away from how we currently view tourism.

2w ago

Opinion / Drowning in a sea of distressed assets

It is high time our authorities dealt with loan defaulters and money launderers with utmost importance.

Dengue situation shows why our health sector needs an overhaul

The authorities should investigate and identify what has brought this sector to its knees.

The untold plight of young medical professionals over paltry pay

The lives of postgraduate trainee doctors and young medical professionals in general are riddled with struggles.

The Manipur incident speaks volumes about the fate of minority women

The way the state government has handled the delicate situation in Manipur comes off as an attempt to implement the policy of polarisation that ends with minority suppression.

Integrity does not deserve persecution

It seems that some kind of infectious cancerous disease has infected all our systems.

Tamim’s retirement saga shows why BCB must change

The rough way in which even stalwarts like Tamim and Shakib are handled speaks volumes about the overall mistreatment of players by the BCB.

Bangladesh tops the wrong ranking, again

Drug lords are finding innovative ways – including manipulating the desperate Rohingya refugees – and new routes to bring drugs into the country.

In the land of elderly rickshaw pullers

What kind of a country do we live in where 60-year-olds are forced to pull rickshaws to earn livelihood?

Big poultry caging small farmers

The decreasing number of poultry farms raise fears that there might be a shortfall in the supply of poultry in the market, pushing the prices up further.

The West should not meddle in Turkey's affairs

Turkey is heading for a run-off election that many international media outlets are terming “knife-edge,” and rightfully so, as vote banks are witnessing an almost 50-50 divide between both Erdogan’s ruling party (AK Party) and CHP’s Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu-led opposition coalition, called the Table of Six.

Biman never fails to disappoint

It is a well-known and generally accepted fact that Biman is a cesspool of corruption and mismanagement.

Cox’s Bazar: Buried in waste

Cox’s Bazar is already ecologically vulnerable, especially in the aftermath of the clearing of more than 8,000 acers of reserved forest land to accommodate and provide for the Rohingya refugees.

Eviction of marginalised communities: Exploited by all

The authorities have, over the years, failed to ensure dignified rehabilitation of the victims in the aftermath of evictions.

Bangladesh’s persistent child abuse woes

Why have we done so little to ensure safety and dignity of our future generations?

History rewritten is not really history

While it is important to update textbooks with recent events, a deliberate attempt to rewrite history is highly irresponsible.