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    Strict enforcement of tobacco control laws underscored

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 01:29am on November 02, 2018

    Officials and experts at an advocacy meeting in Rangpur stressed on strict enforcement of tobacco control laws for preventing health hazards caused by smoking in...

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    Ctg jailor suspended, sent to jail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:37am on October 28, 2018

    Jail authorities suspended Chittagong Central Jail’s jailor Md Sohel Rana Biswas on Saturday, a day after he was arrested with a huge amount of cash...

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    Khat – new drug on the block

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 08:25pm on September 23, 2018

    The seizure of several consignments of a new drug 'Khat' at the country's main airport has raised fears of a fresh drug epidemic sweeping the...

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    Nine lakh Yaba seized in Cox’s Bazar

    United News of Bangladesh . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 01:54pm on September 08, 2018

    Members of Border Guard Bangladesh in separate drives seized nine lakh Yaba tablets from different areas in Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar early...

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    Ex-minister’s PS, two cops held in Ctg, Khulna for possessing drugs

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:29am on August 12, 2018

    Seven people, including former foreign minister Morshed Khan’s personal secretary and two policemen, have been arrested allegedly along with Phensedyl and Yaba tablets in Chittagong...

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    ‘Drug trader’ killed in ‘gunfight’

    United News of Bangladesh . Comilla | Updated at 12:08am on August 06, 2018

    A suspected drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Olipur Bazar of Nangalkot upazila on Saturday night....

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    Mauritius minister resigns after drug links

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 07:59pm on July 28, 2018

    The minister for gender equality in Mauritius has stepped down, the prime minister announced, after an inquiry on the Indian Ocean island linked politicians, police,...

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    First malaria drug in 60 years given approval

    BBC | Updated at 12:10pm on July 23, 2018

    A drug to treat malaria - the first such pill to get approval in 60 years - has been given the green light by authorities...