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Providing Bangladeshi passports to Rohingya people

 An international syndicate has been formed to send Rohingya labourers to different South, Southeast and Middle Eastern countries. Newspapers reports said the local part of this syndicate includes some public

Public money and gold are not safe, it is a national disgrace

Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday refuted the allegation that one of the gold bars kept in its highly secured vault by the customs department was adulterated. Following a report published by

Bangladesh: Vision of a child friendly country

N.S.M. Muzzammel Huq :Bangladesh entered into the path of a developing nation with ultimate goal of achieving the status of a developed nation by 2041. In this process we have

Forests, marine resources shrinking worldwide

Maged Srour :Deforestation and unsustainable farming are depriving the planet of forests, while destructive practices in fishing are limiting the chance to sustainably manage our oceans.According to United Nations estimates,

A gender-specific approach to counter terrorism

Carmen Arroyo :Understanding the different way that terrorists target women and how to prevent their recruitment could play a significant role in counter-terrorism efforts, and is gaining increased recognition among

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Save HaldaThe country's largest fish spawning ground, the Halda River, is being destroyed because of the construction of unplanned structures and brick kilns on its banks. Because of the fact

LNG supply in the national grid is delaying, govt's positive step necessary

Almost three months have elapsed -- when American giant Excelerate Energy's floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) 'Excellence' anchored at Moheshkhali outer sea on April 23 carrying 0.65 million tons

Trump‘s behaviour in meeting with Putin regarded as disgraceful

US President Donald Trump has defended Russia over claims of interference in the 2016 presidential election. After face-to-face talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Mr Trump contradicted US intelligence agencies

The amazing journey of macroeconomic transformation

Dr. Atiur Rahman  :We must continue to remain focused on our hard-earned financial stability for sustaining amazing macroeconomic transformation of Bangladesh. The story of macroeconomic transformation in Bangladesh is still

At summit, Trump refuses to confront Putin on vote row

President Donald Trump refused to confront Vladimir Putin over meddling in the US election at their first face to face summit, publicly challenging the findings of the US intelligence community

The unfolding tragedy of climate change in Bangladesh

Robert Glennon  :In some places, the impact of climate change is obvious in Bangladesh. Scientists predict that climate change will occur based on elaborate computer models. In Bangladesh, it is

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Congratulations to Champions World Champions France are the symbol of the unity between Africa and Europe, between the two ethnic groups, between the Muslims and the Christians, and amongst the

Govt`s pragmatic step is needed to save Bangladesh from adverse impact of global warming

A RECENT study has shown that Bangladesh is among the countries 'most at risk' as over one billion people in the world are lack of air conditioning and refrigeration to

Steps must taken fast: Nutritional problem for newborns

In a recently prepared draft of second national nutrition work-plan mainly highlighted the poor nutrition status of under weight babies. The document said that 23 per cent newborn babies are

Mitigating woes of urban poor

Dr. M Abul Kashem Mozumder and Dr. Md. Shairul Mashreque :The state seeks poverty reduction through welfare strategies, social insurance, compensation programs, income maintenance, curative strategies and preventive measures. In

The land of the rising robots

Todd Schneider, Gee Hee Hong and Anh Van Le While automation will eliminate very few occupations entirely in the coming decades, it is likely to have an impact on portions

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World Cup Hockey and BangladeshThe 2018 Men's Hockey World Cup will be the 14th edition of the Hockey World Cup field hockey tournament. It will be held from 28 November

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World Cup Hockey and BangladeshThe 2018 Men's Hockey World Cup will be the 14th edition of the Hockey World Cup field hockey tournament. It will be held from 28 November

Nobody could enjoy freedom to foil peaceful movement of students

ONCE again, the activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) yesterday assaulted some students and teachers of Dhaka University to foil their human chain programme at Central Shaheed Minar demanding

Banks are burdened with big loan defaulters for govt's inaction

MORE than two dozens of recommendations, including regular disclosure of identity of big loan defaulters, made by Financial Institutions Division for quickening the recovery bad loans have remained almost

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They are not militants :It goes without saying that the quota system in public service is outdated. This old and illogical system has rather become a hindrance for the

Renewed crises in emerging economies

Yilmaz Akyüz :(From previous issue)Emerging economies are widely commended for large amounts of international reserves they have accumulated in the new millennium.   However, in the large majority of cases

It'll be Donald Trump First, not America First

Aaron David Miller and Richard Sokolsky :Relations between the U.S. and Russia - the world's two most formidable nuclear powers - are perhaps at their lowest ebb since the

National unity for development

Dr. Forqan Uddin Ahmed :National unity and integrity are essential to promote a country. The title name may appear similar with the saying 'where there is a will, there

Bloody terror attack ahead of Pakistan's General Election : Army's role is important

In one of the deadliest attacks in the recent times, a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a political rally in southwest Pakistan on Friday killing at least 132 people

UN-Myanmar deal cannot remain secret : We must not undermine UN efforts

The Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Monday claimed that a secret deal has signed between the United Nations and Myanmar over repatriation of Rohingyas staying in Bangladesh. The Memorandum of

Integrating commoners into health development

Dr. M Abul Kashem Mozumder and Dr. Md. Shairul Mashreque :Most people have an opinion of their government or the services it provides, but how often do they take the

Renewed crises in emerging economies

Yilmaz Akyüz :It is now more than a decade and a half since the last severe currency crisis in a major emerging economy ? that was in Argentina in 2001-2002

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MisfortuneBrazil were unlucky to have lost to Belgium in a World Cup Football quarterfinal match on Friday. The Olympic champions' journey to misfortune began with a suicide goal, intensified by

Treatment of Lord Carlile revealed lack of confidence

A BRITISH parliamentarian, lawyer and also the counsel for jailed opposition leader Khaleda Zia, Alex Carlile was denied entry to India as he wanted to address a press conference