Fighting disinformation

While addressing the Human Rights Council in Geneva on June 28, 2022, Mechelle Bachelet, the UN human rights chief, raised an important point on the rise in disinformation across societies, remarking that systemic inequality has helped fuel a rise in the deliberate spreading of falsehoods.

Consumer redress in e-commerce transactions

Digital commerce platform Evaly was noted amongst customers for its frequent, and generous discounts and cashback offers. However, complaints eventually started piling up regarding delay in delivery as well as non-delivery of products. Owing to the diverse catalogue of products offered on evaly, the losses incurred by consumers are also varying from small to rather significant amounts.

LWM organises virtual discussion on ‘The Judicial Process of Bangabandhu Murder Case and Its Verdict’

In continuation of the series of events organised by the Liberation War Museum (LWM) on the occasion of the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, a virtual discussion titled ‘The Judicial Process of Bangabandhu Murder Case and Its Verdict’ was held on the last evening of the mournful August.

Baraigram upazila chairman murder: Municipality mayor, 43 others named in charge sheet

Police today submitted a charge sheet accusing 44 people including KM Zakir Hossain, mayor of Banpara municipality in Natore, in the case filed for the murder of Baraigram upazila chairman Sanaullah Noor Babu.

Attempt to rape, murder Pori Moni: Nasir, Omi get bail

A Dhaka court today granted ad-interim bail to Uttara Club Limited's former president Nasir U Mahmud and his associate Tuhin Siddiqui Omi in an attempted rape and murder case filed by actress Pori Moni.

Taposh instigated ACC move to freeze bank accounts, Khokon alleges

Former Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) mayor Sayeed Khokon today blamed the current DSCC mayor -- Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh -- for the court order on freezing eight bank accounts belonging to Khokon and his family members.

July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

Fighting disinformation

While addressing the Human Rights Council in Geneva on June 28, 2022, Mechelle Bachelet, the UN human rights chief, raised an important point on the rise in disinformation across societies, remarking that systemic inequality has helped fuel a rise in the deliberate spreading of falsehoods.

October 5, 2021
October 5, 2021

Consumer redress in e-commerce transactions

Digital commerce platform Evaly was noted amongst customers for its frequent, and generous discounts and cashback offers. However, complaints eventually started piling up regarding delay in delivery as well as non-delivery of products. Owing to the diverse catalogue of products offered on evaly, the losses incurred by consumers are also varying from small to rather significant amounts.

September 7, 2021
September 7, 2021

LWM organises virtual discussion on ‘The Judicial Process of Bangabandhu Murder Case and Its Verdict’

In continuation of the series of events organised by the Liberation War Museum (LWM) on the occasion of the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, a virtual discussion titled ‘The Judicial Process of Bangabandhu Murder Case and Its Verdict’ was held on the last evening of the mournful August.

August 31, 2021
August 31, 2021

AI-enhanced Legal Professionals in Bangladesh The time is now

Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) is perhaps one of the most hyped-up terminologies in this version of the digital era and is no longer alien to the people at large.

July 20, 2021
July 20, 2021

Hashem Foods fire Determining the liability of regulators

A virtual dialogue on Industrial Safety of the RMG Sector during the Post-Accord-Alliance Period on 11 July 2021 was organised by the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Bangladesh.

July 7, 2021
July 7, 2021

DU Wins 2nd Professor Shah Alam Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition, BRACU emerges as the runner-up

The 2nd Professor Shah Alam Constitutional Law Virtual Moot Court Competition organised by Empowerment through Law of the Common People (ELCOP) was held from 24-27 June. A total of 26 teams representing different universities of Bangladesh have participated in this virtual moot court competition.

July 6, 2021
July 6, 2021

Society can’t be protected from crimes by death sentences: Chief Justice

Society cannot be free of crimes by only handing out rigorous punishment like death sentence and life imprisonment, Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain said today.

June 30, 2021
June 30, 2021

Family demands safe return of missing JU student

The family of a Jahangirnagar University student who has been missing for about a week has demanded for his safe return.

June 30, 2021
June 30, 2021

Boat-capsize in Sandwip: HC directs to compensate 18 victim families Tk 15 lakh each

The High Court today directed the government to give Tk 15 lakh each in compensation to the families of 18 victims who died in a boat-capsize at Sandwip channel of Chattogram on April 2, 2017.

June 30, 2021
June 30, 2021

Evict all restaurants, shops in Hatirjheel-Begunbari within 60 days: High Court

The High Court today observed that the Hatirjheel-Begunbari project is the lung of Dhaka city and its protection is imperative.