Letters

A dialogue is needed

The present situation of Bangladesh can no longer be said to be normal. Examinations are hampered; economic condition is deteriorating; people are being killed and vehicles burnt…

March 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Letters

Fire victims’ families

The families of 14 workers who died on January 31 in a devastating fire at the factory Appco Bangladesh that produced disposable plastic items are passing their days in extreme hardship without getting any compensation…

March 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Letters

Lack of opposition

A strong opposition party is the backbone of a democratic system. It points out the problems of the government and also pressurises the government to solve them. But, in Bangladesh, we see the lack of an opposition party…

February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Letters

Disheartening celebrations

Although the 105-run victory over Afghanistan for the Bangladesh cricket team was a joy to watch, the type of celebrations that followed, in a way, is quite disheartening…

February 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Letters

No respite

The continuing blockade is driving people along with the country towards an economic disaster. It is shocking to see members of the government and others talking down the current situation as well as its various consequences, both in the short and the long run…

February 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Letters

Noise pollution

The noise level in the capital, which, according to a study, is two times what is permissible, poses a serious threat to public health…

February 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Letters

Commercial innovation

The world is rapidly seeing the various benefits of the internet. Everything is being made digital these days. Electronic Commerce has changed the way things are traded and how business is conducted in every sector…

February 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Letters

Students’ predilection

The continuing political crisis is detrimental to all forms of education. O-Level and A-Level exams were recently postponed…

February 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Letters

Sending labour attaches abroad

The observation of migration experts that Bangladesh missions abroad need experienced and proactive officers as labour attaches who will be tasked to resolve problems of workers in the host countries is justifiable…

February 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Letters

Economic blunder

The government’s decision to not lower power prices despite the decline in energy prices in the international market is an economic blunder…

January 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Letters

More deaths

As the current political crisis continues, innocent people are dying on a daily basis. The constant fear of being caught up in such violence has created a state of fear within the minds of the public…

January 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Letters

Law enforcement

The way police and other law enforcement agencies treat the public in our country is alarming. On many occasions police extort, beat and on occasions even kill citizens and seem to have a demeaning attitude towards the citizen…

January 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Letters

How many bodies will satisfy them?

BANGLADESH is a democratic, constitutional, secular and peaceful country. It is a country where civilisation dates back as far as 4,300 years. Bangladesh is the only nation where people sacrificed their lives for their language…

January 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Letters

Ease our troubles

The current political crisis has the potential of pushing the country further into economic turmoil amongst other social dangers, unless the ruling party members take initiatives to find a long-lasting solution immediately…

January 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Letters

Consumer rights

People heaved a sigh of relief when the Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection came into being and started functioning following the passage of the Consumer Rights Protection Act 2009 to protect consumers from any foul play on the market…

January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Letters

Surge in arms smuggling

The recent surge in smuggling of small firearms is alarming. The Border Guard Bangladesh director general claimed that his force had recently recovered 7-8 small firearms every week from border areas…

January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Letters

Not another power price hike

The government unfortunately appears hell bent on increasing power price despite huge decline in fuel oil prices on international market…

January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Letters

Testing vitamin A capsules

It is worrying that the last nationwide vitamin A campaign for children’s benefit could not take place due to the government’s failure to get the imported capsules clinically tested…

January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Letters

Sanitation facilities must be improved

It is really frustrating that two out of three schoolchildren in the country still remain out of functional latrine coverage in the country…

January 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Letters

Primary education needs to be improved

That per capita family expenditure on a primary level student is higher than the government spending although primary education is free and compulsory is very unfortunate…

January 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Letters

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