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Erratic power supply causing Bogura industries to bleed

If regular power supply remains one of the key conditions for industries to run smoothly, Bogura, the major industrial hub in the entire northern part of the country, is being deprived of it. Most industrial units operating there have been suffering heavily either for frequent power outages or for low-voltage....

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Bringing about economic emancipation

Bangladesh was born through a war of liberation based on the principles of democracy, social justice, self reliance and economic emancipation, once called "the last noble cause" by Andre Malraux. Acclaimed as an independent and sovereign state in 1971, the densely populated country at the head of the Bay of...

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The other side of trade wars

It may have gone unnoticed but the tizzy that US President Donald Trump has created over trade-wars has had an impact on armed conflict elsewhere. To the curious, this may be a new tactic to divert thoughts from expansionism to focusing on that which hurts every country's economy. And if...

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"China-US trade imbalance" is a self-serving, confusing account

The so-called "China-US trade imbalance" is one of the many excuses that the US has used for its unilateral trade protectionism. International trade is based on voluntary principle and both sides have reaped huge benefit from the cooperation over the years. What is unreasonable is why the US, the most...

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Mbappe donates winnings to charity

We have seen the skills of young footballer Kylian Mbappe on the field during the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. The 19-year-old had scored four goals in seven matches of the World Cup. His football skills mesmerised the audience and helped his home country win the World Cup for...

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Improving customer satisfaction through technology

It is undeniable that customer satisfaction is the key to gaining competitive advantage. Especially the customers of today are more connected than ever. New technology is not only continuously emerging in consumer market, it has significantly changed customer's expectations. Customers are now using online platform to shop, compare, review and...

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Worn-out notes should be withdrawn

There are many torn and worn-out notes in circulation that even banks do not want to exchange or take. As a result, many people in possession of these notes face difficulties while handling them. I often get such Tk100 notes. Often shopkeepers, rickshaw-pullers, CNG taxi drivers and others do not...

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