The Daily Star
Farmland turns WASTELAND
Industrial pollution, Chittagong Development Authority to blame
Students fear their demands won’t be met if they leave street
Running without route permit!
Suprobhat Paribahan bus involved in Tuesday`s accident was not allowed to ply city roads
Big industries killing Halda
Govt probe finds; Ctg DoE sits idle for nearly 2yrs
Rohingya Fund Use: INGO Forum welcomes probe
The INGO Forum Bangladesh said it would welcome any investigation into the allegations that NGOs and aid agencies spent only a quarter of the funds they received for the Rohingya crisis.
From farms to slums, Indian women on sharp end of jobs crisis
A few years ago, in this sweltering corner of western India, the horizon was dotted with hunched, barefoot women swinging sickles all day to cut wheat for the spring harvest. Now, a giant green harvester clears an entire half-acre field within minutes, allowing farmers to save money and quickly sell the wheat, typically used to make Indian flat breads.
Wash, rinse, repeat
Road accidents, words of assurance and inaction
Forest land gobbled up by development projects
A contradiction to SDG 15
Monsters on the loose
Shah Tazrian Ashrafi
I still remember one morning in 2006 when we escaped death by an inch, as one of those popular “city” buses struck the rickshaw I was in with my mother and sibling. Had it rolled its wheels a little more, I wouldn`t have been able to write an op-ed piece today.
Brexit and Britain`s endless turmoil
Ziaus Shams Chowdhury
As UK struggles with the complex process of how to end its membership in European Union, with the exit date of March 31 just a few days away, the nation is being torn apart by mindboggling uncertainties. For a nation with a historic reputation of common sense and pragmatism, it is an unbelievable crisis.
2019 is a `crucial year` for China`s economy
According to Premier Li Keqiang, 2019 is a “crucial year” for China. One reason for that possibly is the preparations currently afoot to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People`s Republic on October 1. More importantly, China has been struggling to accelerate economic growth, boost employment, and revitalise its “Made in China 2025” initiative.
How the Rangamati attack on polls convoy unfolded
Kamrul Hasan, Nuruchsafa Manik, Bijoy Dhar, and Anwar Hussain
Noakhali gang rape: Prime accused Ruhul Amin gets bail
`We failed to bring about road discipline, cannot deny responsibility`
Arifur Rahman Rabbi
Nurturing young minds
Research has consistently shown that traditional exams are not capable of measuring intelligence
Building a strong foundation
What else can we do to improve child education?
Children experience the traditional approach to learning, which offers no holistic development.
The right kind of democracy
Mohammad Rafiqul Islam Talukdar
Everybody runs for the position, as a result, jealousy, corruption and vengeance grow.
Politics in the temple
Sarwar Jahan Chowdhury
Yet, till the late 1980s, the Rama temple-Babri mosque issue wasn`t a major one in Indian politics. But all that changed when the BJP made it a major political agenda.
60 government officials` freedom fighter certificates have been canceled
Why is rape not stopping?
Remove vulnerabilities of law enforcement
Irregularities in excavating Ratla canal
Take action against the people involved
May the ground close to heart of Bangladesh become world class
Honorable Prime Minister, I am trying to get your attention in the month of independence. Suhrawardy Udyan is close to our heart. It is a symbol of our pride. As a symbol, we want to keep this ground world-class.
Thanks to the Prime Minister
Primary schools in Bangladesh are likely to be an exception in the world, where teachers expect that the children will spend a lot of time in the home work and learn everything at home.
`Shuprovat was operating without root permit for 18 years
Newly colored Samrat disappears from the scene
Sharif Ahmed Shamim
May order be established on road
Take an extreme step to eliminate anarchy
No exam till third grade
Let the primary education be joyful
White terrorism and its instigators must be brought under law
Gaziul Hasan Khan
Conscious people around the world are gradually becoming vocal against white terrorism. The government and common people of different countries of the world are protesting against terrorism. Their protest is now developing as resistance against all terrorism.
We need nature-friendly water management
Bidhan Chandra Das
We should be careful not to pollute natural water bodies in our activities.
When will the procession of death end?
Md. Touhid Hossain
One of our ministers is the leader of the transport workers in the country. In the past, when such an incident happened, he sided with the transport workers, and in almost all cases, no action was taken against them.
Still reckless vehicles
9 killed in road accidents including a student from Khulna and a teacher from Mirpur, cases filed against 6000 vehicles in the capital, human chain in Pragati Sarani, road blockade in Sirajganj.
Brushfire killing in Rangamati hills
7 including Presiding Officer and an Awami League leader were killed in brushfire in Rangamati.
Steps to protect paper industry
Banker`s meeting decision was not implemented in 9 months
Gas price hike proposal
It must be harnessed under a tolerant level
Unrest in hills
Take the initiative to counter terrorism
Useless zebra crossing
Nobody abides by the law
World Water Day today: Drinking water running out
2.5 cr people in the crisis are in crisis
Let’s stand beside those who lost husbands in tiger attack
Lives of the widows who have lost their husbands in the tiger attack are full of sufferings. Sometimes they have been termed as ‘husband killer’.