Why is child labour still legal in Bangladesh?

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

3h 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...

3h 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.

Delivery of climate finance will be the key to COP26

The upcoming 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is to be held in Glasgow, Scotland in November, with the United Kingdom as the...

1d ago| Opinion

Pegasus spyware row and Indian democracy

The Pegasus spyware controversy has set off a political storm in India. Sustained anti-government protests by the opposition on the floor of the House paralysed almost the entire first week of the...

2d ago| Opinion

Public-private partnerships bolster women-owned businesses in Bangladesh

Over the past several decades, Bangladeshi women have made tremendous strides forward simply by stepping out of their homes and participating more in the economy.

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Looking for a vacation spot? St Martin’s is not it.

Over the past year or so, my Facebook feed has been flooded with posts of people visiting St Martin’s Island.

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

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.

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

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...

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Why is child labour still legal in Bangladesh?

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

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Pegasus spyware row and Indian democracy

The Pegasus spyware controversy has set off a political storm in India. Sustained anti-government protests by the opposition on the floor of the House paralysed almost the entire first week of the...

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Delivery of climate finance will be the key to COP26

The upcoming 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is to be held in Glasgow, Scotland in November, with the United Kingdom as the...

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Killing of the Boral River

I attended a training course at the US Army Armor School at Fort Knox, Kentucky in 1989 where I learnt something interesting about US Army engineers.

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Delivery of health services technology in the developing world: A proposal

The idea: In a webinar organised by the World University Network last month, the discussion focused on how to expedite the diffusion of evolving medical technology innovations in the delivery of...

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

Cyber intelligence needed for enhancing national security

The tech and cyber worlds were outraged this past week as the Pegasus Project investigation unveiled the massively unethical software hacking and data leak by use of spyware.

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

Thanks to climate change, nights are warming faster than days

In 1895, while studying past Ice Ages, Swedish chemist Svante Arrhenius showed that if carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere were halved, temperatures could decrease by about five degrees Celsius.