The Daily Star
YABA, CHARITY hand in glove?
Bodi spends over Tk 1.5cr a month among the poor in Teknaf to keep his empire `peaceful`
Boys` dropout highest in seven years
Says govt draft report on secondary education, rate rose to 36.1 pc last year from 34.9 pc in 2012
Lead, pesticides in milk
Finds govt survey; 96pc raw milk, 66-80pc packed milk do not fulfill standard safety criteria
Don`t let drive against land grabbing become pointless
Boost resources and manpower of RHD
Was it Vitamin A that made the infants sick?
Results of the probe committee must be made public
Rethinking engineering education in Bangladesh
By MM Shahidul Hassan
Haor development: From trade-offs to eco-friendly solutions
By Mohammad Rafiqul Islam Talukdar
Being a Bangladeshi woman in tech
Pride despite the prejudice
By Tanzeem Choudhury
Regulating speech in the new public square
By Madeleine de Cock Buning and Miguel Poiares Maduro
PM wants master plan for development of upazilas
Unplanned development of the upazilas should be regulated, says Sheikh Hasina
Ekushey Book fair: Deserted shops on Little Mag corner
Editors worry that publishers are losing interest because readers are not buying enough to sustain them
For a robust RMG sector
For Bangladesh to still remain competitive, international buyers need to increase the prices of their apparels
Salvation for the Rohingya?
By Dimple T Shah
Can the Rohingya refugees help the Bangladesh economy grow?
By Towheed Feroze
Drug peddlers are coming up with increasingly creative ways to carry out their trade
The curtain falls for Rashid Suhrawardy
By Syed Badrul Ahsan
The son of Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy carried on his father’s legacy until his death
Continuous aggravation in environmental pollution
Bangladesh in 179th position among 180 countries to protect the environment and forest
Government will have to be more courageous to protect environment
Kidnappers are police
How can crimes be suppressed by these police?
Misery of primary school
Bamboo stakes are risky
Dissent should be exercised in parliament
Mijanur Rahman Khan
BAKSAL said the term of opposition is useless. BAKSAL could not survive; because many considered it an obstacle of democracy and development.
Are women lagging behind in practicing science?
Catherine Spencer and AKM Tariful Islam Khan
In research, women are able to contribute equally to men. Their progress should not be restricted due to social-family outlook or prejudice. Participation of our women in science is necessary and we have many things to do to ensure this participation.
Taliban`s expectations and needs should be realized
For achieving sustainable peace, the Afghan government must accept the needs and expectations of the Taliban, as well as the necessary protection of the parts of the Afghan people who consider the Taliban as a threat should be ensured.
Be careful, fake news!
Fake news was available in past and still in force. The only difference is due to the availability of facebook, YouTube and Twitter, this type of news spreads quickly.
`24 hours` did not end in 7 years
Sought time for 63 rounds in order to find the suspect
Housing for middle-class remains elusive
A positive decision
Country`s medicine industry will get benefited
School children`s road crossing
Traffic department has to take coordinated actions
Bangladesh`s foreign minister`s India tour and Rohingya issue
FM didn`t condemn the Rohingya issue during his visit in Myanmar. Sheikh Hasina cannot be happy with this incident. A diplomat working in Bangladesh said that Modi was trying to balance the two ruling women Suu Kyi and Hasina.
Return the lost years
These two are not the only examples of serving imprisonment for no reason. There are many more Fajlu, Jahalam out there, who were imprisoned without crime, without trial.
People`s welfare was the purpose of his politics
Sayed Ashraful Islam loved the country. The welfare of the people of the country was the motive of his politics.
PM’s warning not working
Improvement in the health sector has been noticed to some extent in the district level. Still, 50% of doctors continue to be absent from their workplace.
CPD advises govt to give priority to the good governance of education and health sector
PM wants grand planning in the upazilas
To protect the agriculture land, unplanned development must be controlled
Yearly loss Tk thousands of crores in revenue
Big cheating in the cigarette sector with fake tax stamp and band roll
Make Tongi a safe place
We don’t want the repetition of the past
Spirit of Ekushey and reality of Bengali language
By Ahmed Rafiq