compensation

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

Children's death from syrup: DGDA asked to give Tk 15 lakh to each family

The High Court today directed the Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA) to give Tk 15 lakh as compensation to each of the families of the 104 children, who died after taking toxic paracetamol syrup in 1991 and 2009.

May 12, 2022
May 12, 2022

Produce grandchild in a year or pay $650,000: Indian couple sues son

An Indian couple are taking their son to court demanding that he and his wife produce either a grandchild within a year or cough up almost $650,000.

April 5, 2019
April 5, 2019

Compensation or confiscation

The High Court yesterday directed Green Line Paribahan not to sell tickets for Thursday, saying that it would order confiscation of the company's buses for an auction if it failed to pay a compensation of Tk 50 lakh to Russell Sarker by Wednesday.

August 13, 2018
August 13, 2018

HC order on compensation for eyesight loss Oct 21

The High Court fixes October 21 for delivering verdict on a writ petition that sought a directive for giving Tk 20 crore compensation to 20 people who lost their eyesight following surgery at a health centre in Chuadanga in March this year.

July 5, 2017
July 5, 2017

Pay Tk 50 lakh to the family

The High Court yesterday directed the Rural Electrification Board (REB) to compensate the family of a college student with Tk 50 lakh

May 15, 2016
May 15, 2016

Death in septic tank: HC seeks govt explanation on compensation

The High Court issues a ruling asking the government to explain in four weeks as to why it should not be directed to give Tk 20 lakh in compensation to the family members of a three-year-old girl who died after falling into a septic tank in Chandpur.

May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016

Woman awarded $55m in talc cancer case

Pharmaceutical firm Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has been ordered to pay more than $55m (£40m) in compensation to an American woman who says its talcum powder caused her ovarian cancer.

February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

Jhalakathi court summons Star editor Mar 31

A Jhalakathi court asks The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam to appear before it on March 31 in a defamation case.

February 19, 2016
February 19, 2016

Compensate Jihad's family

The High Court yesterday ruled that the government would have to compensate the family of Jihad, a four-year-old who died falling down a 300-foot well shaft in the capital's Shahjahanpur in 2014.

February 16, 2016
February 16, 2016

Arrest warrant issued against Star editor

Narayanganj court issues arrest warrant against Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam in a defamation case filed by an Awami League activist. With 18 cases filed today, number of total lawsuits against Anam reaches 55. Of them, 12 are complaints seeking to sue him for sedition while the rest are libel suits.