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Towards creating an indigenous legal corpus in Bangla

Towards creating an indigenous legal corpus in Bangla

Arif Khan is an Advocate at the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He studied law from the University of Dhaka. He is one of the co-founders of Reading Club, a Dhaka University based platform for enthusiastic readers and young scholars.

How does the Bar Council Tribunal function
Law & Our Rights

How does the Bar Council Tribunal function

All lawyers who practice in Bangladesh must maintain the ethical standards imposed by the Bangladesh Bar Council. As an arm of the

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    A new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) shows that global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions rose again during 2017.


    Media reports sometimes claim that the law for recovery of non-performing loans (NPL) as crafted in the principal law in force in this regard, the Money Loan Court Act, 2003 (MLCA) is too soft towards the borrowers.

  • Set off and carry forward of losses in taxation

    Set off means adjustment of losses from some heads with income of other head(s) to get the taxable income. The provision of set off is laid in section 37 of Income Tax Ordinance 1984.

  • Protecting 'Climate Induced Migrants' of Bangladesh

    The annual report 2017 of Internal Displacement Monitoring Center-Bangladesh shows that, Bangladesh is impregnated with 946000 internally displaced people.

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    The Supreme Court (SC) of Florida, USA has ruled by a 4:3 majority that it is okay for judges to be friends in Facebook with the attorneys appearing before them and Facebook friendship as such is not a sufficient ground for disqualifying the judge from considering the matter in question on the ground of likelihood of bias.

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    The domestic trial of the Niko graft allegations has been continuing for quite some years, now reaching at the apex court in Bangladesh.

  • Balancing economic growth and clean environment

    Bangladesh has sustained vigorous economic growth, 6.7 percent of GDP per year on average, by massive industrial development and urbanisation.

  • User's privacy in using Apps

    When a smartphone user wants to install the Flashlight App, the app may ask to access the call logs and the contacts. Again that same user might want to launch a newly installed Calendar App that wants access to the user's camera or asks to read the messages.

  • BLAST holds expert consultation seminar on ensuring deterrence, punishment and reparation for rape

    On 10 November 2018, Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) organised a seminar titled ‘Redress for Rape: Ensuring Deterrence, Punishment and Reparation’ at the BILIA Auditorium in Dhaka. This was the final seminar in a series of four expert consultation seminars on the review and proposed reform of laws on rape, hosted by BLAST between July and November, which will lead to a national conference in December 2018.

  • 4th Memorial Lecture on the occasion of Constitution Day held

    On 14 November, Banglar Pathshala organised the 4th Memorial Lecture on the occasion of Constitution Day of this year. The Constitution Day is celebrated every year on 4 November.