Wasim Bin Habib

April 8, 2021
April 8, 2021

News Analysis: Have we learnt any lesson?

The government’s decision to increase ICU beds in 10 public hospitals in Dhaka to treat a rising number of critical Covid-19 patients is certainly a step towards the right direction.

April 8, 2021
April 8, 2021

‘Lockdown’ exists only on paper

The ongoing restrictions to curb the Covid-19 surge across the country are showing signs of failure everywhere.

April 6, 2021
April 6, 2021

News Analysis: Slow response brings us here

In the first week of last month when the country started seeing a resurgence of Covid-19 infections, healthcare experts sounded alarm, urging the government to take immediate measures to rein in...

April 1, 2021
April 1, 2021

Covid-19 Vaccination: Effective also in economic terms

An intense and sustained vaccination campaign can play a pivotal role in Bangladesh’s future economic benefits up to more than 10 percent of its current GDP, according to a new report of the World...

April 1, 2021
April 1, 2021

News Analysis: Are we doing our part?

The record of daily cases of Covid-19 got shattered yesterday and deaths from the deadly virus have been climbing every day. Hospitalisation is soaring as well. But the situation on the streets...

March 25, 2021
March 25, 2021

Operation Searchlight: Never seen so many bodies

Rabindra Mohan Das spent the entire evening yesterday watching live on television the programmes celebrating 50 years of the country’s independence.

March 17, 2021
March 17, 2021

Birth Centenary: The shepherd of independence

It was a spring evening on March 17, 1920. ...

March 16, 2021
March 16, 2021

Forex now for dev projects

In a first-ever move, the government is going to use €524.56 million from the ballooning foreign exchange reserves for a development project.

March 16, 2021
March 16, 2021

Agrani Bank sole supplier of forex for Padma bridge

State lenders in Bangladesh are sometimes in the news for all the wrong reasons. But they also carry the weight of the fast-expanding economy.

March 8, 2021
March 8, 2021

A year of living with the pandemic

With the novel coronavirus spreading to different countries across the globe early last year, there was then an obvious fear that the pandemic would hit Bangladesh’s shores soon.