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    Court order for drug testing of drivers still not complied with

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2020

    THE government’s non-compliance with a High Court order of June 20, 2019 for drug testing for and eyesight assessment of drivers has left two important...

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    No let-up in drug menace in Bangladesh

    Mustafizur Rahman | Updated at 01:01am on February 11, 2020

    The cabinet on Monday approved in principle a draft of the Narcotics Control (Amendment) Bill 2020 as the government backtracked on implementing a provision of...

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    BGB seizes Tk 82.75cr goods in December

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:54am on January 02, 2020

    Border Guard Bangladesh seized smuggled goods, drugs, arms and explosives worth Tk 827,582,000 from the border areas and other places of the country in the month...

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    8 including foreigners held for ‘drug dealing’ in Rajshahi

    United News of Bangladesh . Rajshahi | Updated at 12:21am on January 02, 2020

    Police in a drive arrested eight people, including two foreigners, from Panchabati in the city on Tuesday night on charges of buying and selling drugs....

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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...