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    Pakistani judge removed over criticism of ISI

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:23am on October 13, 2018

    A Pakistani high court judge who publicly accused the country’s powerful intelligence service of manipulating judicial decisions to influence the last general election was removed...

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    The great Indian abdication

    Nissim Mannathukkaren  | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    AFTER the slew of verdicts by the Supreme Court, on triple talaq, Section 377, adultery, and the Sabarimala temple, a prominent cartoonist adapted the famous...

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    Complete separation of the judiciary still remains a failure

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2018

    THE democratic separation of the judiciary from the other organs of the state, the legislative and the executive, has not yet been achieved although the...

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    Criteria for Division I irrational, discriminatory: eminent citizens

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:51am on September 23, 2018

    Eminent citizens have described the criteria stipulated in the Jail Code for classifying Division I prisoners as irrational and discriminatory as respected citizens in the society...

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    High Court decision on death reference

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2018

    THE Section 302 of the Penal Code of Bangladesh provides, ‘whoever commits murder shall be punished with death, or imprisonment for life, and shall also...

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    Jatri Kalyan Samity secy gen Mozammel lands in jail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on September 09, 2018

    A Dhaka court on Saturday sent Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity secretary general Mojammel Huq Chowdhury to jail on completion of a one-day remand in police...

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    15 child-friendly courts by December

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 11:54pm on September 08, 2018

    In eight divisional cities and three district towns 15 child friendly courts would be opened by December....

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    Govt must not hold Khaleda trial inside jail

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 06, 2018

    THE government’s decision to hold the trial of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Charitable Trust corruption case inside the old...

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    Bus owners must give Tk 5 lakh to Mim, Rajib’s families each: SC

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:59pm on August 09, 2018

    The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a High Court order directing the owners of Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan to provide Tk 5 lakh...

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    Fire Service’s appeal against compensation order dismissed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:43am on August 06, 2018

    The Appellate Division on Sunday dismissed appeal of the Fire Service and Civil Defence against a High Court Division directive to pay Tk 10 lakh...