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Editorial

Onion prices: Find alternative markets soon

Just after one year, the onion market has become unstable again. Onion prices are shooting up in the country since India stopped onion exports from Monday. The price hike must be reined in ...

An onion market at Kawran Bazar, Dhaka.

Extrajudicial killings

The truth behind ‘gunfight’ narratives

As details of the retired major Sinha Md Rashed Khan killing unfold, the truth behind extrajudicial killings is being revealed.

The truth behind ‘gunfight’ narratives

Special steps needed to overcome cyclone damages

Hitting Bangladesh at 151 km per hour and with a tidal surge of 12 to 15 ft in height, cyclone Amphan has carried out extensive devastation in the country’s southwest coastal districts. A large ...

Special steps needed to overcome cyclone damages

Strengthen mosquito control activities in Dhaka

Media reports say the residents in Dhaka city are enduring extreme mosquito problems.

Strengthen mosquito control activities in Dhaka

Godfathers of teen gangs must not be made public representatives

Criminals do not only harm their victims. They harm the whole society as well. They destroy the socio-cultural environment of an area and its peace and security gets threatened. Among those who ...

Godfathers of teen gangs must not be made public representatives

Tyranny of transport owners: Cancel 2003 black treaty

The Daily Star on Monday mentioned an 'unwanted obstruction' in their lead news. It depicts the control of road transport sector no longer lies with the state-owned transport corporation BRTC ...

Tyranny of transport owners: Cancel 2003 black treaty

Why this delay in implementing Road Transport Act

The Road Transport Act 2018 came into effect last November. It has been three months but the law could not be properly implemented as of yet. A media report on Thursday said traffic sergeants cannot ...

Why this delay in implementing Road Transport Act

Hold public hearing before increasing water tariff

Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA) has taken an alarming decision to increase water tariff once again. This is the third instance of water price hike in Awami League’s tenure over the ...

Hold public hearing before increasing water tariff

Awareness, proper measures needed against coronavirus

The global media has focussed on the coronavirus outbreak that has claimed hundreds of lives in China and several other countries. Leading newspapers including the New York Times and Guardian have ...

Awareness, proper measures needed against coronavirus

Lack of law implementation impediment for saving rivers

The master plan to save our rivers has raised hope, but has warranted cautions too. Proper master plans are rare in the country while proper implementation is even rarer. Doubts increase further when ...

Lack of law implementation impediment for saving rivers
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