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What steps taken for security of Kulaura rail bridge: HC

Dhaka, Aug 19 – The High Court (HC) on Monday directed the Director General of Bangladesh Railways to submit a report before it by on October 24 on what steps they have been taken to ensure security of the Boromchal Bridge under Kulaura upazila of Moulavibazar district following the accident took place of that area on June 23 this year. ... Read More »

HC grants Fakhrul, 3 others bail for 6 weeks

Dhaka, Aug 06 – The High Court (HC) yesterday directed the top four BNP leaders including its secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir to surrender before the senior judicial magistrate court of Dhaka within six weeks in a case filed over the allegations of issuing ‘death threat’ to prime minister Sheikh Hasina. Read More »

Don’t harass Fakhrul, 3 others for six weeks: HC

Dhaka, Aug 6 (UNB) –The High Court on Tuesday asked four BNP leaders, including its secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, to surrender before a magistrate court within six weeks in a case filed for issuing ‘death threat’ to Bangladesh Jononetri Paishad President AB Siddique The court also directed law enforcers not to harass the four BNP leaders within the ... Read More »

What steps against Taka 364mn abuse from Rooppur project: HC

Dhaka, July 21 – The High Court has wanted to see the action of Housing and Public Works ministry against 50 people, who were involved in misappropriating TK 36.40 crore in Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP). After expressing satisfaction over the investigation report that found 50 people involvement in misappropriating Tk 36.40 crore from the project in purchasing furniture and ... Read More »

What steps taken to ensure security of judges: HC asks govt

Dhaka, July 17 – The High Court on Wednesday wanted to know from the government on what steps it has taken to ensure the security of the judges, lawyers and officials in the courts across the country. It also wanted to know about steps taken against those police officials who were in charge of the security at the Cumilla Additional ... Read More »

HC orders death row convict Nur Hossain’s graft case trial

Dhaka, July 10 – The High Court yesterday cancelled a lower court verdict that exonerated Nur Hossain, a death-row convict in Narayanganj seven-murder case, from a corruption case. The HC also directed the lower court to finish the trial of the corruption case against Nur Hossain in next six months. In response to a revision petition, the HC bench comprising ... Read More »

Some OCs, DCs consider themselves supreme: Observes HC

Dhaka, July 09 – “Some officers-in-charge (OCs) and Deputy Commissioners (DCs) thought that they are the supreme authority. It seems they are all in all,” an HC bench comprising Justice Md Moinul Islam Chowdhury and Justice Khizir Hayat made the comments while hearing on the OC Moazzem Hossain’s bail petition. The High Court on Tuesday rejected the bail petition of ... Read More »

HC summons Special Tribunal Judge for defying its stay

Dhaka, June 26 –The High Court on Wednesday summoned the judge of Dhaka’s metropolitan special tribunal-2 for defying its stay order on proceedings of a murder case. The HC bench comprising Justice Jahangir Hossain Selim and Justice Md Riaz Uddin Khan asked the judge to appear before it on July 3 to explain why he continued the trial proceedings of ... Read More »

HC to know steps for stopping fish cultivation in Sewer lagoons

Dhaka, June 19 – The High Court Division of the Supreme Court on Wednesday wanted to know the steps taken to implement its 2015 directives for stopping cultivation of fishes in Dhaka, Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA) lagoon in Dhaka’s Kadamtoli, as its water and fishes are poisonous and harmful. The apex court directed the authorities concerned to submit ... Read More »

Remove and destroy expired medicines in 30 days: HC

Dhaka, June 18 (UNB) – The High Court on Tuesday asked the authorities concerned to take necessary steps to remove expired medicines from pharmacy shelves across the country and destroy those within 30 days. The HC bench of Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader passed the order following a writ petition. The court also asked the relevant ... Read More »

HC orders random testing of food products across Bangladesh

Dhaka, June 16 – The High Court on Sunday ordered the Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) to inspect and re-examine food products at random throughout the year across the country with the help of other agencies to ensure the food quality. The HC also observed that there are allegations of underhand dealings before tests and re-tests of food items. ... Read More »

Nushrat murder: OC Moazzem Hossain seeks bail from HC

Dhaka, May 29 – Former Sonagazi officer-in-charge (OC) Moazzem Hossain on Wednesday filed a petition with the High Court seeking anticipatory bail after a tribunal ordered his arrest in a case over recording and circulating a video statement of slain Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi. The petition was submitted to the related department of the court on Wednesday. A ... Read More »

Khaleda’s writ against makeshift court- ACC to be party: HC

Dhaka, May 27 – The High Court yesterday allowed the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to become a party in the writ petition filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia challenging the legality of the government’s move to shift her trial in the Niko graft case to the Central Jail in Keraniganj from the now-defunct jailhouse in Old Dhaka. In response to a ... Read More »

Why 52 substandard food items not removed from market: HC

Dhaka, May 23 – The High Court on Thursday summoned the chairman of Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) for not complying with its May 12 order to remove 52 substandard food products from the markets across the country. The HC bench asked Mohammad Mahfuzul Hoque, chairman of BFSA, to appear before it on June 16 to explain why he had ... Read More »

Why not directive for fire extinguisher in motor vehicle: HC

Dhaka, May 22 – The High Court on Wednesday issued a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain as to why directives would not be given to install fire extinguishers in all modes of public and private vehicles. The High Court bench of Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader came up with the rule following a writ ... Read More »

Test Cow milk, curt – HC asks BSTI, Food Safety authority

Dhaka, May 21 – After expressing dissatisfaction over the activity of Bangladesh Standards Testing Institute (BSTI) and Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA), the High Court yesterday directed them to submit a report by June 23 after conducting lab test of raw cow milk, curd and fodder from the markets. The HC bench comprising Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justic ... Read More »

HC order: Remove 52 substandard food products from market

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Dhaka, May 12 – The Bangladesh High Court on Sunday asked the authorities concerned to remove immediately from the market 52 food items of different local brands failed quality tests of Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI). The HC bench of Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif and Justice Razik-Al-Jalil passed the order after hearing a writ petition filed by Palash Mahmud, ... Read More »

HC shows grave concern over food adulteration

Dhaka, May 9 – The High Court yesterday expressed grave concerned over the poor activity of government’s organizations in stopping food adulteration and taking legal action against the responsible persons for leading people toward death through supplying contaminated foods. It also expressed anxiety for not withdrawal of 52 food items from the market even after these were found sub-standard by ... Read More »

HC seeks list of companies involved in milk adulteration

Dhaka, May 8 (UNB) – The High Court on Wednesday directed the Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) to submit a list of the companies involved in adulteration of milk and curd within May 15. A bench of Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice KM Hafizul Alam passed the order after a report in this regard was submitted before the ... Read More »

HC notice to combat air pollution by 2 City Corpns of Dhaka

Dhaka, May 5- The High Court yesterday summoned the chief executive officers of two Dhaka City Corporations to explain their positions over their reports submitted before the court relating to prevent air pollution in the capital. The HC bench comprising Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader asked them to appear physically before it on May 15. Deputy ... Read More »

HC wants docs of Zia Trust graft case on appeal by Khaleda

Dhaka, April 30 – The High Court Tuesday asked lower court concerned to submit documents of Zia Charitable Trust graft case against BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia within two months as it accepted her appeal challenging the verdict in the case, official news agency BSS reported on Tuesday. The court also stayed part of that judgement, which fined Khaleda Taka ... Read More »

Incompetent people hold charges of public universities: HC

Dhaka, April 18 – Expressing grave concerned over the ongoing erosion of values in public universities, the High Court yesterday commented that incompetent persons were occupying top posts of the universities across the country. “Incompetent persons are occupying the big posts of the universities across the country that resulted in the ongoing erosion of image of the universities. “None of ... Read More »

HC refuses bail to Sohel Rana of Rana Plaza

Dhaka,April 09 – The High Court Division of the Supreme Court on Tuesday discharged a rule on the bail petiton of Sohel Rana, owner of Rana Plaza which collapsed in 2103 killing 1,136 persons. The High Court bench of Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice KM Hafizul Alam, on Tuesday, disposed off the rule asking why the bail should ... Read More »