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May 4, 2016
May 4, 2016

5 ‘militants’ deported from Singapore remanded

A Dhaka court has placed five alleged militants, who were deported from Singapore, on seven-day remand each in connection with a case filed under the anti-terrorism act.

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

Draft law with 7yr jail for railway land grab okayed

The government has endorsed a draft law that will hand a maximum of seven-year imprisonment to occupants and grabbers of railway land.

February 15, 2016
February 15, 2016

EPZs may get trade unions; draft law approved

Cabinet gives final approval to the draft of the ‘The Bangladesh EPZ Labour Law, 2016’ keeping a provision for constituting labour organisations in the Export Processing Zones (EPZs) as well as...

February 11, 2016
February 11, 2016

Padma bridge conspirators to be tried

Conspirators who wanted to stall the Padma Bridge project would be tried under the country's existing law, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina told parliament yesterday. ...

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

Kader Siddique’s plea to contest by-polls rejected in HC

The High Court upholds the Election Commission's decision that had cancelled the candidacy of Krishak Sramik Janata League President Abdul Kader Siddique for Tangail-4 by-polls.

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

Transport owners to be punished for road crashes: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader holds transport owners responsible for road crashes and indiscipline in the sector and says they will soon be brought under the purview of...

January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016

Writing verdict after retirement not unconstitutional

Rejecting the chief justice's remark that a judge's act of writing verdicts after retirement goes against the law and the constitution, Law

January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016

France returns statue head taken 130 years ago

France returns the head of a Hindu deity's statue from the 7th century more than 130 years after it was taken away in the name of research.

December 26, 2015
December 26, 2015

‘Enact law to try those who deny 1971 history’

Ekattorer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee urges the government to enact law to try people who challenge the historical facts of the 1971 Liberation War.

August 17, 2015
August 17, 2015

Spanish bulls gore seven to death

Bulls gore seven people to death during festivals across Spain since the beginning of July.