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Religious and cultural practices  and overpopulation

Religious and cultural practices  and overpopulation

A special report released by the UNFPA  sometime ago revealed that Bangladesh’s population is rising too fast for comfort. It found the size…

Improving standards and testing

It would not be any overstatement to  say that one of the vital areas to aid  stepped up economic activities, specially in the area of exports, remains undeveloped in Bangladesh. This is the in the sphere of correctly evaluating standards  of goods and testing to determine their quality…

Thoughts on the World Environment Day

The World Environment Day  is being observed in Bangladesh today. But the concerns about the environment are understandably greater in Bangladesh for the obvious reasons of this country’s  specially threatened conditions in view of earth warming, the consequent sea level rise and changing…

Preparing for water logging  and associated ills

The monsoon season has not fully arrived. That is why the city dwellers have not faced the water logging problem per se as yet. But those days are not far, when many parts of the Dhaka city will go under water with minimum 10 millimetres of rainfall, if the relevant authorities including the two city…

Letters to the editor    

What type of education ?   A complete overhaul of the education system is very necessary. The present system in Bangladesh  produces mainly literates or generalists or the ones having religious education in madrashas.  They are of little  use for the country's developmental or…

Why again petrol bomb attack?

According to media reports eight people were burned, two of them badly, in Comilla recently in a mindless petrol bomb attack on a running bus. This gruesome incident was really unexpected as the country has been passing through a relatively stable time in the last few months. The bomb attack has brought…

New appointment in police

The government is going to appoint 50,000 more people in police department, according to a report yesterday. In Bangladesh, police-population ratio is still lopsided, about 1:1133. Obviously for better policing of the nation, more appointment of personnel in the department is quite logical. But the…

Whose Delhi is it anyway?

The relation between the Centre and states in India has been an issue of much contestation, and the Centre often intervened in the affairs of the states, particularly invoking Article 356 of the Constitution. Understandably, there was a simmering resentment against the Centre on this count, and if the…
Can BNP lead us out of the woods?

Can BNP lead us out of the woods?

The death anniversary of BNP’s founder, General Ziaur Rahman was observed recently. It was a time to ponder on what the BNP was in the period when…
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