law

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

Mass Media Employees Bill: JS body to sit with stakeholders

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information and Broadcast Ministry will sit with stakeholders before finalising the much debated “Mass Media Employees (Services Conditions) Bill 2022.”

March 17, 2022
March 17, 2022

A reliable, much needed text on corporate tax law in Bangladesh by Barrister Junayed A. Chowdhury

Complexity in any area of law leads to specialization. But it also comes with the risk of tunnel vision, of failing to visualize the bigger picture.

December 19, 2021
December 19, 2021

Eastern University Mooting Team crowned champions

Eastern University Mooting Team has been crowned champions in the Bangladesh National Round of the 12th Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition 2021. 

October 3, 2021
October 3, 2021

UPL launches Dr Masum Billah's new book on poverty and land law

The Politics of Land Law: Poverty and Land Legislation in Bangladesh (University Press Ltd, 2021), a book by Dr Masum Billah, Associate Professor of Jagannath University, was launched in a virtual programme held by UPL on October 2, 2021.

September 9, 2016
September 9, 2016

Girls face broken dreams as Nepal fails to curb child marriage

Child marriage is illegal in Nepal, yet the impoverished Himalayan nation has failed to put in place policies to curb the practice with almost 40 percent of girls married before the age of 18.

August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016

Rio Olympics: Ramos, Chen disqualified for doping

Brazilian cyclist Kleber Ramos and Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi are disqualified from the Olympic Games for having failed doping tests, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) says.

July 9, 2016
July 9, 2016

Barca vow to back Messi after 'personal attack'

Barcelona vow to support Lionel Messi following his decision to appeal against the 21-month jail sentence handed down to him by a Spanish court after being found guilty of fiscal fraud and believe the verdict is "an attack on his person".

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

SC upholds ruling over arrest on suspicion

The Supreme Court has upheld a High Court verdict with some modifications and guidelines to stop police force from making arbitrary arrests on suspicion and torturing arrestees on remand.

May 14, 2016
May 14, 2016

Pakistan violated 1974 tripartite accord: Law minister

The 1974 tripartite agreement is no longer valid as Pakistan violated the accord by not taking their stranded citizens back from Bangladesh, Law Minister Anisul Huq says.

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.