The ‘Mongla Port Authority Bill, 2021’ was placed in Parliament on Saturday with a provision for tougher punishment for polluting the environment.
Cabinet clears Bangladesh Patent Bill
The Cabinet on Monday approved the draft of “Bangladesh Patent Bill, 2021”, aiming to make the century-old patent law a more time-befitting one.
Bill passed for Sheikh Hasina Medical University in Khulna
Sheikh Hasina Medical University, Khulna Bill 2020 to set up a medical university in Khulna division, aiming to expand the facilities for medical education, research and healthcare services in the region was passed in Parliament on Monday. Health Minister Zahid…
Bill okayed for Sheikh Hasina Medical University in Khulna
Dhaka, July 13 – The Cabinet on Monday in principle approved the draft of Sheikh Hasina Medical University, Khulna Bill 2020 for establishing a medical university in Khulna division, aiming to expand the facilities of medical education, research and healthcare…
Bill placed for BB governors’ age limit to 67 years
The Bangladesh Bank (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was placed in Parliament on Wednesday to extend the age limit of the governor of the central bank to 67 years.
Air Transport (Montreal Convention 1999) Bill placed in JS
The Air Transport (Montreal Convention 1999) Bill 2020 was placed in Parliament on Tuesday to pave the way for an air passenger to get some US$ 160,000 (Tk 1.4 crore) as compensation in case of death.
India’s Parliament passes contentious citizenship bill
Indian lawmakers approved legislation granting citizenship to non-Muslims who migrated from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, even though critics said it undermines the country’s secular constitution.
Bill extending the life of Speedy Trial up to 2024 passed
Dhaka, Jul 9 – The Law and Order Disruption (Speedy Trial) (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed in Parliament on Tuesday for extending its validity till 2024. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan moved the Bill and it was passed by voice vote.…
Hong Kong leader suspends unpopular bill for now
Hong Kong, Jun 15 (AP/UNB) -Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said she will suspend a proposed extradition bill indefinitely. Lam told media Saturday she took the move in response to widespread public unhappiness over the measure, which would…
Food import bill to fall, but poorest unlikely to benefit
Geneva, May (Kanaga Raja) – The global food import bill is set to decline by 2.5 percent in 2019 to USD 1.472 trillion, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has projected. In its latest Food Outlook…
Bill in US Congress seeking to promote fair polls in Bd
William R Keating, a Republican lawmaker submitted a resolution on December 6 which was then referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. The lawmaker has sought the Congress to ask the US government to promote free, fair, transparent, and…
Bill curtailing power of Bangladesh’s anti-graft watchdog passed
Dhaka, Oct 24 – The Sarkari Chakori Ain Bill 2018 was passed in Parliament on Wednesday with a provision for the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to take prior permission of the authorities concerned for arresting any public servant.
Bill limiting ACC’s power to arrest govt staff in Parliament
Anti-graft body to need permission from authorities concerned to make arrest Sangsad Bhaban, Oct 21 – The Sarkari Chakori Ain Bill 2018 was placed in Parliament on Sunday with a provision for the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to take prior permission…