Why is child labour still legal in Bangladesh?

What were you doing on a Thursday morning when you were 14?

2h ago| Opinion

Self-sustenance in smartphone production

According to data provided by the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC), the number of internet users in Bangladesh stood at 11.61 crore in March 2021, up by 12.48 percent year...

2h ago| Opinion

International Tiger Day: A sustainable way to increase tigers in Sundarbans

At the last count, there were 114 tigers in 2018 as per the Bangladesh Forest Department—an increase of eight since the 2015 tiger survey.

3d ago| In Focus

The Dhaka Muslin Industry

The subject of this paper is the old muslin industry of Dacca [Dhaka] and its neighborhood. I shall not deal in this article with the Muslins produced here with British yarn.

1w ago| In Focus

The China wave in literature

At the Hay Dhaka Literary Festival of 2012 the celebrated Indian writer Vikram Seth, after reading some of his fine translations of Chinese poetry, remarked that he found it odd that his fellow...

2w ago| In Focus

The Incorrigible Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

The misdemeanors of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto of Pakistan are legendary.Tomes have already been written about this ‘dark, diabolical prince’ of Larkana, Sind, in Pakistan.