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Interview: Anu Muhammad

'The government wants ignorant, unquestioning, loyal citizens'

Economist Anu Mohammad sees nothing in the budget for the new poor, nothing for the development of the health sector or the education sector. It will just widen the gap between the rich and poor and ...

'The government wants ignorant, unquestioning, loyal citizens'

G7 eyes allocating $100b from IMF funds to Covid-ravaged nations: US

The United States and other Group of Seven nations are considering reallocating $100 billion from the International Monetary Fund's warchest to help countries struggling most to cope with the ...

US president Joe Biden and Canada's prime minister Justin Trudeau attend a session during the G7 summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, Britain, 11 June 2021.

New path needed for employment and investment

What measures have been taken in the budget to create new investment and employment? Will the sustainable recovery of the industry sector be possible?

New path needed for employment and investment

The world needs the G7 to invest in all our futures

As the G7 meets, the rest of the world looks on in the certain knowledge that it is within the power of these leaders not only to invest in their own country’s protection, but also the protection and ...

It needs to be ensured that everyone everywhere has access to vaccines well before the end of 2022

Bangladesh overseas employment hit hard by Covid-19

Labour migration to Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh's largest job market, has slowed down due to restrictions enforced by the government to contain the spread of coronavirus infections, officials have ...

Bangladesh overseas employment hit hard by Covid-19

Interview: Akbar Ali Khan

'Administrative reforms must to properly implement budget'

The new budget can hardly be a final one given the prevailing circumstances and crisis, and the government needs to take speedily decisions accordingly, says writer and thinker Akbar Ali Khan

'Administrative reforms must to properly implement budget'

Planning minister says no alternative to bureaucracy

Terming bureaucracy as good, planning minister M A Mannan on Tuesday said there is no alternative to bureaucracy. Nobody could figure out the replacement of it

Planning minister says no
alternative to bureaucracy

World Bank raises 2021 global growth forecast to 5.6pc

Fueled by a strong recovery and widespread vaccinations in advanced nations, the global economy is now expected to grow 5.6 per cent this year, 1.5 points faster than projected in January, the World ...

World Bank raises 2021 global growth forecast to 5.6pc

Inflation eases further at 5.26pc in May

The general point-to-point inflation rate declined slightly last month as it came down by 0.30 percentage point to 5.26pc.

Inflation eases further at 5.26pc in May

An even more discriminatory budget in the Golden Jubilee year

Unless democracy can be restored to its own glory, it will never be possible to replace the interests of vested groups with the interests of the greater population. So the sooner attention is paid to ...

An even more discriminatory budget in the Golden Jubilee year
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