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There is no doubt that the world is going digital in every way. Online banking in Bangladesh has shown us how digital platforms can help take banking services to those who do not have access to conventional brick-and-mortar banking facilities.

Hooliganism is not the answer

How we choose to resolve conflict says a lot about us as a nation. Unfortunately, for too long, Bangladesh has remained locked in a cycle of political violence and vandalism.

Diplomatic challenges in contemporary times

Diplomacy is as much an exercise in political-economy as it is a psychological one, and it is this complex, manifold exercise that I will dwell upon with particular reference to the diplomatic challenges facing Bangladesh. And I shall limit myself to three circles of contemporariness.

A more realistic take on the Rohingya repatriation deal

In order to carry out the repatriation process for the Rohingya, Bangladesh and Myanmar mutually consented to an arrangement on November 23 last year.

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In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,


IMF cuts India's growth projection, but it still retains world's top spot

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut India's growth projections for this fiscal year to 7.3 per cent and for the next to 7.5 per cent on Monday, although the country will still retain i...