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J&J ordered to pay $4.69 bn damages in talc cancer case

US pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is ordered to pay out $4.69 billion in damages in a lawsuit representing 22 women and their families who alleged a talc sold by the company contained asbestos and caused them to suffer cancer.

September 4, 2018
September 4, 2018

2 factories fined for selling impure water

A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion fines two factories for selling impure water to people after stealing water from the supply lines of Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa).

July 13, 2018
July 13, 2018

J&J ordered to pay $4.69 bn damages in talc cancer case

US pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is ordered to pay out $4.69 billion in damages in a lawsuit representing 22 women and their families who alleged a talc sold by the company contained asbestos and caused them to suffer cancer.

July 2, 2018
July 2, 2018

Popular fined over expired medicine

Popular Diagnostic Center is caught keeping expired pathology reagents and medicine, for what it is fined Tk 25 lakh by a mobile court today.

May 30, 2018
May 30, 2018

Youth gets death for killing child after rape in Kishoreganj

A youth has been awarded death penalty by Kishoreganj Women and Children Repression Prevention court today for raping and murdering a four-year-old girl.

May 22, 2018
May 22, 2018

HC fines lawyer Eunus Ali for filing meritless writ

The High Court today fines Advocate Eunus Ali Akond, a Supreme Court lawyer, Tk 5,000 for moving a writ petition as public interest litigation without having any merit and substance before the court.

March 28, 2016
March 28, 2016

Two ministers fined for contempt

The Supreme Court yesterday convicted Food Minister Qamrul Islam and Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq and fined them Tk 50,000 each for committing contempt of court by making contemptuous and derogatory comments about Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha.

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

Gayle's sexism storm worsens with new allegations

The storm surrounding star cricketer Chris Gayle over an attempt to flirt with an Australian presenter on live TV intensifies as new allegations about his behaviour towards women emerge.

December 6, 2015
December 6, 2015

Labaid fined Tk 10 lakh

A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) today fines Dhaka’s Labaid hospital Tk 10 lakh.