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Dhaka HC orders 34 firms to withdraw drugs from markets

Updated: Aug 08, 2016 14:16 IST      
Dhaka HC orders 34 firms to withdraw drugs from markets

Dhaka, Aug.8 (ANI): The Dhaka High Court on Monday ordered 34 pharmaceutical companies to withdraw their sub-standard products from markets.

Justice Salma Masud Chowdhury and Justice Kazi Mohammad Ejarul Haque Akondo passed the order following a petition filed by Human Rights and Peace for Bangladesh, reports the Daily Star.

In its petition, the Human Rights and Peace for Bangladesh said that when the court has already asked the companies to stop production of these sub-standard drugs on June 7, why were they still selling these products in the market in the month of August. (ANI with inputs)

Trump focusses on Afghanistan, terrorism in speech

Updated: Aug 22, 2017 14:35 IST     

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US-led strikes kill 42 civilians in Syria's Raqqa

Updated: Aug 22, 2017 14:18 IST     

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Updated: Aug 22, 2017 13:11 IST     

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US ready to support peace talks between Afghan Govt., Taliban

Updated: Aug 22, 2017 12:57 IST     

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Updated: Aug 22, 2017 11:58 IST     

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Updated: Aug 22, 2017 11:45 IST     

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Trump lays down goals for war in Afghanistan

Updated: Aug 22, 2017 09:29 IST     

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Earthquake of 4.5 magnitude hits Nepal

Updated: Aug 22, 2017 07:53 IST     

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Trump wants India to help U.S. in Afghanistan

Updated: Aug 22, 2017 07:35 IST     

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Trump at it again, terms U.S. media 'fake'

Updated: Aug 22, 2017 06:22 IST     

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Updated: Aug 22, 2017 05:08 IST     

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Updated: Aug 22, 2017 03:35 IST     

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Trump offers condolences to sailors of collided US warship

Updated: Aug 22, 2017 03:07 IST     

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