State of the economy
Sir Fazle Hasan Abed observes the social landscape and draws a road map to development.
Bangladesh Women Chamber seeks to ‘export’ both the entrepreneurial skills of women and the country’s women empowerment model, Selima Ahmad writes.
Khushi Kabir explores the ecological landscape and then asks some serious questions.
A Dhaka-dweller’s melancholy gaze at the forgotten areas of the capital ... and there are so many
AN INTERNATIONAL ROSTER OF THINKERS ANSWERS THE BIG QUESTION: ARE THE BEST THINGS IN LIFE FREE?
State and Ideology
Many years back, a man had once offered his daughter to me to take away as whatever I chose.
Zayadul Ahsan Pintu traces the trajectory of religious militancy and terrorism in a putatively secular republic.
THE QUESTION OF WHETHER OR NOT THE ISLAMIC STATE IS AN EXISTENTIAL THREAT TO WESTERN SOCIETIES IS THE CENTRAL ISSUE THAT LOOMS OVER THE COMING YEAR.
Bengalis have somehow stumbled, or been compelled to stumble, in their consistent march towards a government that would embody their desire for self-expression.
Highlights and shadows
A GLOBAL GALLERY OF THE YEAR THAT WAS AND WHAT LIES AHEAD.
Artists from around the world put an international perspective, shaped by wit and whimsy, on the news of the year in 12 captioned cartoons, from CartoonArts International.
by MASHA GONCHAROVA © 2015 The New York Times Distributed by The New York Times Syndicate JANUARY SCOTLAND, Jan. 25: If you aren’t in a kilt reciting...
Literature and Arts
An Italian film critic recalls specific moments of his weeklong stay in Dhaka, capital city of Bangladesh, during the Dhaka International Film Festival in mid-January 2016.
The government has done its part, but private investment has been off the mark, says finance minister Muhith in an exclusive interview to Adam Dawla of bdnews24.com.
Kanak Mani Dixit studies the history of regional cooperation in South Asia, or a lack of it, and suggests how the links could be made more substantive through re-energising.
IN EVERY CITY THERE IS AN ANSWER TO THE WORLD’S ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL CRISES.
Kamal Quadir draws attention to the growing role of technology in grassroots economy.