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Food adulteration: A serious health risk for Bangladesh

Nishat Tasnim Shuchi: Food adulteration in Bangladesh has reached at an alarming stage over the last few years. Basic food items on the market like fish, fruits, oils, vegetables, and sweetmeats are adulterated with hazardous chemicals in an indiscriminate manner.

Traffic woes of a city

Nishat Tasnim Shuchi: If you want to travel from Uttara to Motijheel or Mirpur to Motijheel in Dhaka, it will generally take 30 to 45 minutes in consideration of the distance.

EU countries should liberalize their visa process

By Manzurul Alam Mukul:  European Union (EU) countries are now struggling with influx of thousands of refugees, slow economic growth and high employment, terrorist attacks and presence of network of the Islamic State with a negative perception about Muslims in the Middle-east.

Bangladesh moves to development like Singapore

A K Azad: Singapore achieved independence from Britain in 1959, just 12 years before Bangladesh bagged independence from Pakistan.

Notable Heritage Sites–requiring preservation for tourism

By Monty Siddique: This beautiful Earth has witnessed the evolution and decline of mammoth civilizations. Whether it was the Assyrian or the Indus Valley or the Greek or the Egyptian or the Roman, they all had their days.

Fire in markets and our fears

Mostafijur Rahman Nasim: The people of Bangladesh warmly welcomed the New Year following the Gregorian calendar. However, some recent incidents panicked the countrymen in just first week of the year.

N’ganj people get their expected leader finally

Mostafijur Rahman Nasim: Narayanganj election is the buzzword now across the country. The Election Commission successfully completed the polls in a peaceful and fair manner. And the people of the vital city near Dhaka got their expected leader.

EC should prove all`s well that ends well

A K Azad: Shakhawat Hossain Khan, BNP-backed mayoral candidate, is contesting in Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) polls against the key opponent Selina Hayat Ivy, ruling Awami League nominated two times mayor. Amid tensions over the election whether it would be fair and peaceful, President Abdul Hamid has started talks with political parties over forming a new Election Commission (EC).

NCC polls and our expectation

Mostafijur Rahman Nasim: Every election in the country always brings a festive mood in the electoral area. Aspirants and voters pass a joyous time during polls.

An open letter to a teenager

Saima Pervin: Teenage is the age when life seems to be an island of fireflies, a constant lightning of new hopes and dreams.

Rohingyas people are human being also

Mostafijur Rahman Nasim: We are hearing many words about humanity from top leaders of the world regularly. But, unfortunately some humanity issue doesn't touch anyone properly.

It’s time to stop violence against women

A K Azad: Though the world is becoming developed day by day, violence against women is increasing by the year.

Our children are our future

Mostafizur Rahman Nasim: Life is becoming fast along with the development of modern technology. Gradually, the general people are being alert about their basic rights and other facilities across the world.

Let`s pledge for parity

Augustin Sujan: The International Women`s Day is observed on March 8 to celebrate the social, cultural, economic and political achievements of women for more than 100 years.

It`s time to be alert over ATM booths security

Mostafijur Rahman Nasim: In an economy where cash is king, ATMs are taking on a greater role in addressing people’s financial needs. The popularity of ATM booths is increasing day by day across the globe.

E‐voting proposal ill‐motivated: BNP

Senior Correspondent: Terming ‘ill‐motivated’ Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s suggestion for introducing ‘e‐voting’ in the next parliamentary elections, BNP said it is her another tactic to divert people’s concentration to a different direction from the ‘controversial’ Chief Election Commissioner (CEC).