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Preparing participatory master plans for districts

It is now difficult to predict what will pan out finally, but the idea of preparing five-year development master plans for districts, as mooted by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the just-held meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC), appears to be realistic under the prevailing...

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Can Chinese credit in yuan meet country's present need?

Advanced developing countries like China and India have been trying to push their currencies in the bilateral trade settlement with their different trading partners like Bangladesh for a long time. The core logic is that it will help reduce the risk of volatility in the international dollar market. As Bangladesh...

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Glaring indifference to railway safety

At a time when the deteriorating conditions of rail tracks have already made rail routes accident-prone causing recurring human tragedy, it is alarming to learn that wooden planks and bamboo sticks are being used in repairing and maintaining the dilapidated Teesta Rail Bridge in Lalmonirhat instead of using proper equipment....

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Graphic designing for freelancing

Many trainers are now providing graphic design training both online and offline. They aim to provide employment opportunities to the unemployed by developing skilled manpower through graphic design training. We welcome their initiative and hope that graphic design can help many people find employment and contribute to solving the unemployment...

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Will food prices never stop rising?

The stubborn and persistent rise in inflation rate is a major threat to the country's short-term economic recovery and long-term developmental goal. According to the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), food inflation rose to 10.22 per cent in April from 9.87 per cent in March. However, a recent survey by...

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