Dhaka: 5:17 PM, Sun, 25 Feb, 2018

Initiatives should be taken from right now

The question papers of Secondary School Certificate (SCC) were leaked consistently this year, which probably broke all records of the past. An urgent meeting was also held at Secretariat over the epidemic of question leakage.

Ensure use of Bangla language in all strata

Today is February 21 regarded as Amar Ekushey which is filled with the memories of the martyrs of the 1952 historic Language Movement. At the same time, February 21 is the International Mother Language Day.

Air pollution: Long term & coordinated plan needed

According to a report of USA based Environmental Performance Index (EPI) report, Bangladesh is the second worst performing country in the world at curbing environmental pollution.

Int'l community should take united effort

How cruel and dreadful genocide the Myanmar army carried out in Rakhine has been surfaced in an investigation report recently published by Reuters, one of the world’s largest international multimedia news agencies.

Private healthcare service should be made available

A tendency to commercialisation in private healthcare sector in the country is acute. A commission-based marketing mechanism has developed in this sector.

Take action against culprits at any cost

Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations of 2018 started on February 1. At the same time the problem question leakage issue has been raised again. No solution is found yet to get rid of the crisis. 

'Our pride, our expectation'

Amar Bhaier Rokte Rangano Ekushe February, Ami Ki Bhulite Pari (My Brothers Blood Spattered 21 February, Can I forget the twenty-first of February incarnadined by the love of my brother?).

Steps needed to increase competition capacity

Since 1975, Bangladesh is in the list of LDCs, but the country is now going to inclusion in the list of developing countries.

Take proper steps to implement decisions

A decision has been taken to introduce the combined system of admission test in all public universities. The education ministry has taken the decision in a high level meeting recently.

International pressure should be continued

Bangladesh is playing a humanitarian role providing shelter to Rohingya people who have fled from Myanmar military junta's brutality.

Country must save from deadly clutch of drugs

Drugs have now spread across the country extensively. This agent of human devastation has spread its tentacles to every nook and corner.

Immediate steps needed to solve housing problem

BRAC University recently has published a research report on the capital's housing problem. Some anxious information over the obstacles in housing sector were highlighted in the report.

New Year should bring peace, success

Another year has passed away. A new milestone has been setup on the way of limitless journey. Skipping the previous flaws, the journey of 2018 has started with new dream and desires.

UN Security Council should play its role

A resolution on the repatriation of the Rohingya people, who have taken shelter in Bangladesh fleeing violence in Myanmar, have been passed overwhelmingly in the United Nations General Assembly.

Process of fair election should be continued

Jatiya Party candidate Mostafizur Rahman Mostafa clinched a landslide victory in the much talked Rangpur City Corporation Election.