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    Detained 'drug smuggler' cat escapes Sri Lanka prison

    Agence France-Presse. Colombo | Updated at 02:52pm on August 03, 2020

    A cat detained at Sri Lanka's main prison while allegedly trying to smuggle drugs and cell phone SIM cards has escaped, media reports said Monday....

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    RAB seizes fake medicines raiding Mitford drug market

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:08pm on July 18, 2020

    The Rapid Action Battalion, in a drive at a medicine market near Mitford Hospital in Old Dhaka, seized fake and substandard medicines worth Tk 20 lakh...

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    Drug dealers to be quizzed for 1 day

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 01:46am on July 08, 2020

    A Dhaka court on Tuesday allowed police to interrogate three people for one day each on charges of selling banned sexual stimulants and illegal drugs...

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    HC seeks civil surgeon report on drug test of torture victim

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:44am on June 29, 2020

    The High Court on Sunday directed the Jashore civil surgeon to submit to it on July 5 a report after conducting dope test on Kazi...

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    Four held for taking illicit photos of woman in Jhenaidah

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:24am on June 26, 2020

    Four men were arrested for taking naked photographs and videos of a housewife and extorting her and her husband in Jhenaidah on Thursday evening, said...

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    China grants market access to local drug for cancer treatment

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / Xinhua . Beijing | Updated at 12:44pm on June 07, 2020

    China has granted market access to a self-developed cancer drug, according to the National Medical Products Administration on Saturday...

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    Roche, Gilead to test drug cocktail against severe COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse. Zurich, Switzerland | Updated at 09:21pm on May 28, 2020

    Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche said Thursday that it is planning to test whether a mix of its arthritis drug tocilizumab and Gilead's antiviral drug remdesivir...

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    India boosts production of hydroxychloroquine

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 09:24am on May 08, 2020

    India has ramped up output of an anti-malarial drug hailed by US President Donald Trump as a ‘game-changer’ in the fight against coronavirus, even as...

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    Drug shops fined for high pricing

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 10:38pm on May 07, 2020

    A mobile court fined wholesale and retail medicine shops of Barishal city for selling sanitising items at excessive prices. Ziaur Rahman, magistrate of district administration,...

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    Japan to approve anti-viral drug for COVID-19 treatment

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 05:45pm on May 07, 2020

    Japan plans to authorise Thursday the antiviral drug remdesivir to treat coronavirus patients, the government said, with an eye to approving another medication Avigan this...