May 192019
 
Accord gets 281-day extension to work in Bangladesh

The Supreme Court of Bangladesh on Sunday said Accord, a European agency for factory inspection and remediation, can continue its activities for 281 days from May 8, when a memorandum of understanding was signed between Accord and Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) in this regard. The BGMEA will form a cell in the …Read more

May 192019
 
Bangladesh HC scraps age limit for freedom fighters' eligibility

The High Court (HC) of Bangladesh has scrapped three government circulars imposing a minimum age of 12 and a half years to be eligible for the status of a freedom fighter. An HC bench comrising Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif and Justice Razik-Al-Jalil issued the rule after hearing 15 writs challenging the age limit. At the …Read more