editorial

  • Conserve the circle of life

    We Bangladeshis must play our part in protecting wildlife and not disrupting the delicate ecosystem any further. Our activities have already had a range of negative consequences on us, such as incr ...

  • Invest in speed

    Ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, the government is inaugurating a high-speed rail connection on the Dhaka-Chittagong route, both for the sake of home-goers but also for the use of commuters after Eid. The journe ...

  • Protect our arable land

    It is somewhat alarming that Bangladesh is at risk of losing almost one-third of its arable land over the next 25 years unless we take measures to protect it. Given our dependence on agriculture, pres ...

  • Yet another militant shot dead?

    Not again. The death of Golam Faizullah Fahim while he was in police custody was inexcusable. And now, not 24 hours later, comes the news of the killing of Sharif, said to be a senior milit ...

  • Islamic scholars standing up to terror is a bold step forward

    The publication of the fatwa against militancy on Saturday should be applauded by all and considered a true landmark declaration in the fight against militancy. For the longest time, the Islamic cl ...

  • Dead men don't talk

    Are we really supposed to believe that the police are so foolish as to take someone caught red-handed fleeing the scene of the latest murderous attack on a raid where he is subsequently shot dead? ...

  • Digital land records a must

    Digitising land records has been highlighted by 30 leading economists as one of the most cost-effective ways in which the government can spend public money on improving governance. The Smarter Solu ...