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    Tk 6,000cr spent on drug marketing a year

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:33am on December 09, 2019

    Pharmaceutical companies in Bangladesh spend more than Tk 6,000 crore on marketing a year, which burdens consumers as the companies recover the expenses through increased drug...

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    BGB seizes goods, drugs worth Tk 82cr in November

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:12am on December 03, 2019

    The Boarder Guard Bangladesh seized smuggled valuables and drugs worth Tk 81.91 crore during their countrywide drive in November. The seized drugs and alcohol included...

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    UAP holds seminar on drug abuse in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:06am on December 02, 2019

    The Directorate of Students’ Welfare of the University of Asia Pacific organised a seminar on ‘drug abuse and youth in Bangladesh’ on the campus in...

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    A ruse of transport owners on wings of government inaction

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 02, 2019

    ROAD transport owners standing back on their decision to arrange for drug testing for bus drivers in the capital city beginning on Saturday is worrying....

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    US to declare Mexican drug cartels as terrorist groups

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:58pm on November 27, 2019

    The United States president Donald Trump said in a radio interview posted online on Tuesday that he planned to designate Mexican drug cartels as terror...

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    Prosecute sellers under Special Powers Act: HC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:51pm on November 19, 2019

    The High Court Division on Tuesday directed the government to prosecute persons and companies under the Special Powers Act 1974 for marketing and producing of...

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    Lax drug control weakens public health system

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2019

    THE Directorate General of Drug Administration has recently banned the popular acidity drug medicine rantidine because the ingredients used carry carcinogens. The drug was banned...

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    90pc drugs not tested

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2019

    The people of Bangladesh have no way to know about the quality of medicine as the controlling authority has the capacity to test less than...

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    ACC sues drug dealer Ishtiak, wife

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:21am on November 12, 2019

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Monday filed two separate cases against listed drug dealer Ishtiak Ahmed and his wife on charges of amassing illegal wealth beyond...

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    Trump offers to help Mexico in ‘war’ against the drugs cartels

    Agence France-Presse . Mexico City | Updated at 12:13pm on November 06, 2019

    President Donald Trump offered Tuesday to help Mexico hunt the killers of nine Mormon women and children shot dead in a lawless border area —...