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How NRBs can help boost research

Syed Saad Andaleeb Winter is a great time for the replenishment of academia in Bangladesh when many Non-Resident Bangladeshi (NRB) academics alight on our shores for both personal and professional reasons. They come with interesting research ideas and creative programmes of training to share with their Bangladeshi counterparts. This migratory pattern is a boon for […]

Private think-tank Center for Policy Dialogue (CPD) distinguished fellow Debapriya Bhattacharya said the year 2017 will be remembered as the year of bank scam in Bangladesh. It seems, he added, the incidents of corruption and mismanagement in the banking sector will not be settled in the current year. The gloomy picture in the banking sector […]

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Temperamental batsman Sabbir Rahman is having his first encounter with the media since losing his central contract earlier this month as punishment for assaulting a fan in a domestic first-class game. Photo: Star Sports Reporter Despite a six month ban from domestic cricket, losing his central contract, being handed a heavy fine of Tk 20 […]

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Staff members carry the body of Mamtazullah, a Rohingya refugee who was killed at Kutupalong camp in Ukhia of Cox’s Bazar on Saturday.– Reuters photo A Rohingya man was stabbed to death and his brother was injured in a knife attack by their compatriot at Kutupalang camp at Ukhia in Cox’s Bazar on Saturday. The […]

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Tabith Awal, BNP-backed mayoral candidate of Dhaka North City Corporation, campaigns in Dhaka’s Eskaton area on the last day for campaigning for the polls, April 2015  Dhaka Tribune Tabith was BNP’s candidate in the 2015 mayor race as well BNP has finalized Tabith Mohammed Awal, the same candidate it backed for the Dhaka North City Corporation […]

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