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Current legal regime makes trial difficult

It is very difficult to try a doctor or medical practitioner for medical negligence under the currently available legal framework, according to a study study rights organisation Ain o Salish Kendra carried out. According to... Full story

Tenure completed without women members

The third Upazila councils have completed their full five-year tenure without having women members as the Election Commission could not hold elections for over 1,500 reserved posts for women members in Upazila Parishads. Full story

Law enforcers keep flouting HC order

Law enforcement agencies and forces such as the Coast Guard keep flouting a High Court of 2012 on how people arrested and accused in cases should be presented before the media. Even after a year when the High... Full story

Disproportionate treatment facilities for cancer patients

The facilities available for treatment of cancer in the country is widely disproportionate to the spread of the disease, say healthcare experts working in the field. According to them, the country is heavily short on treatment... Full story

BNP attaches top priority to upazila polls

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party is attaching top priority to upazila council elections to elbow their way to grass-roots political turf so that the party can pressure the government to hold fresh general elections without delay, party sources said. Full story

AL to convince rebel candidates

The ruling Awami League would not take immediate organisational action against the party’s rebel candidates contesting the elections in many Upazila Parishads, rather it has taken the strategy to persuade them to back the single... Full story

Blow for Pakistan talks as Taliban negotiator pulls out

Pakistan’s fledgling peace talks with the Taliban suffered a fresh blow Friday as a negotiator for the militants said he would take no further part until the agenda included the imposition of Islamic sharia law. The intervention from firebrand cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz... Full story

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