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Children Act being overhauled; Bill placed  

A bill titled ‘The Children (Amendment) Act, 2018’ was placed in Parliament on Tuesday with provisions of setting up one or more Children Tribunals in a district.

Law coming to ensure death sentence for patrons of drug traders: PM   

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the government is formulating an anti-narcotics law where there will be a provision of death penalty for the patrons of drug traders,...

Budget laced with both poison, honey: Firoz Rashid

He slams Muhith for creating scope for ‘looting’ banks

Jatiya Party MP Kazi Firoz Rashid on Tuesday harshly criticised Finance Minister AMA Muhith for placing the national budget for the 2018-19 fiscal which what he said is laced...

Bill placed proposing expanded jurisdiction for Barind Authority

‘The Barind Multipurpose Development Authority (BMDA) Bill, 2018’ was placed in the parliament aimed at expanding Barind area's territory and giving it a legal structure.

Bill on BADC placed in JS 

A bill titled ‘Bangladesh Agriculture Development Corporation (BADC) Bill 2018’ was placed in the Parliament with a provision of fine and jail term for defying BADC notices and damaging...

Housing Minister calls for duty cut on liquor   

Housing and Public Works Minister Engineer Mosharraf Hossain on Monday put emphasis on reducing the duties on liquor in the country to attract more foreigners for the sake of...

Parliament gets Tk 332.53cr budget for new FY

The Parliament Secretariat Commission on Sunday approved a Tk 332.53 crore budget for Parliament to spend on its development and non-development expenditures for the next fiscal year (2018-19).

MPs condemn attack on DU VC residence

Dhaka, Apr 9 (UNB) – Participating in an unscheduled discussion in the Jatiya Sangsad, several MPs on Monday strongly criticised the attackers on the...

BCSIR scientists’ retirement age to be like others; Bill passed   

Dhaka, Apr 9 (UNB) - A bill titled' Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Council (BCSIR) (Amendment) Bill, 2018' was passed in Parliament aiming to fix the retirement...

Digital security bill placed in JS

Dhaka, Apr 9 (UNB)- The Digital Security Bill, 2018, aiming to deal with cybercrimes, including hurting the religious sentiment, negative propaganda against the Liberation War and the Father of...