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Tougher punishment for false mental...

Law & Rights

Mon, Jul 16 2018

Cabinet approves Mental Health Act draft, which will replace the 105-year-old Lunacy Act

DU, RU get legal notice for inaction...

Law & Rights

Sun, Jul 15 2018

A team of Supreme Court lawyers sent the legal notice to the DU and RU authorities on Sunday

Writ seeks HC directive on physicians’...

Law & Rights

Wed, Jul 11 2018

Apex Court lawyer Dr Bashir Ahmed filed the writ petition with the High Court on Wednesday

Speakers call for national commission...

Law & Rights

Tue, Jul 10 2018

Speakers at a program on Monday stressed the need to set up a national commission for children to ensure...

Domestic violence against women

Bangladesh

Tue, Jul 3 2018

Incidents of domestic violence have shot up in recent months in Bangladesh with nearly 750 cases reported...

Report: 209 indigenous people victimized...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jul 2 2018

Of these, 23 were women who were murdered, raped, or sexually harassed

Myanmar promises same freedom for Rohingyas...

Law & Rights

Fri, Jun 29 2018

A leaked copy of an MoU, signed recently by Myanmar and the UN refugee and development agencies, says...

Countries must respect responsibilities...

Foreign Affairs

Thu, Jun 28 2018

Masud Bin Momen, the country’s permanent representative to the UN, told a General Assembly debate...

Law enforcement on high alert for GCC...

Nation

Mon, Jun 25 2018

About 80% of the polling centres have been identified as vulnerable or risky

Cabinet nods for tougher fertilizer...

Government Affairs

Mon, Jun 25 2018

The draft law has been approved bringing some changes in the previously framed The Fertilizer (Management)...

‘Death penalty for drug traders’

Law & Rights

Wed, Jun 20 2018

The government is formulating a law, titled 'Narcotics Control Act, 2018,' aimed at taking strong...

BGMEA: All employees have their Eid...

Regulations

Thu, Jun 14 2018

The association of RMG manufacturers said 10% factory owners have paid wages for the month of May

Children of Sharankhola collecting shrimp...

Nation

Tue, Jun 12 2018

Many children in Sharankhola spend on average of three to four hours collecting shrimp fry each day....

World day against child labour: Can...

Law & Rights

Tue, Jun 12 2018

The current child labour situation in Bangladesh shows no sign that the government’s target

Labour rights bodies file complaint...

Law & Rights

Mon, Jun 11 2018

According to the complaint, the European Commission failed to uphold fundamental human rights in its...

‘Instead of extra-judicial killings,...

Law & Rights

Sun, Jun 10 2018

Ayesha Khatun also pressed the government to take necessary steps for sealing the drug entry- points...

Rights bodies call for law against sexual...

Law & Rights

Sun, Jun 10 2018

Women are still victims of negligence and torture. The biggest torture is sexual harassment and a comprehensive...

Dr Kamal Hossain: Extrajudicial killings...

Law & Rights

Sat, Jun 9 2018

the country’s drug problem cannot be resolved by the extrajudicial killings of small-time dealers,...

UN rights chief condemns war on drugs...

Law & Rights

Thu, Jun 7 2018

'There is no doubt that the trafficking and sale of illegal narcotics leads to tremendous suffering....

H&M, Gap to probe violence, sex abuse...

Law & Rights

Wed, Jun 6 2018

A separate report published last month by the coalition of rights groups found similar abuse of women...

WIPO appoints BIPF founder as national...

Law & Rights

Tue, Jun 5 2018

An agreement was signed recently in this regard, according to a press statement issued by the BIPF