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    Dope test to be made mandatory for govt jobs: home minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:17pm on June 25, 2019

    Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Tuesday said dope test was going to be made compulsory for government jobs. The decision has been approved in principal...

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    Mini-marathon to create awareness against drugs

    Our Correspondent . Pabna | Updated at 12:00am on June 22, 2019

    Pabna police administration on Friday arranged a mini-marathon competition to create awareness among youths against drug abuse. Scores of youth from across the district joined...

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    Four killed in ‘gunfights’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:42am on May 20, 2019

    Four people were killed in reported incidents of gunfights with law enforcers in Dhaka, Chattogram and Cumilla on Monday. In Dhaka, the Rapid Action Battalion...

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    35 bodies found in Mexican mass graves

    Agence France-Presse . Guadalajara | Updated at 12:01pm on May 12, 2019

    Local authorities have discovered the remains of 35 people in mass graves in violent Jalisco state, on Mexico’s central Pacific coast...

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    Youth gets life for possessing heroin in Rajshahi

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rajshahi | Updated at 12:46am on April 20, 2019

    A trial court here on Thursday sentenced a drug peddler to life in prison as the court found him guilty of possessing 100 grams of...

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    New Netflix series inspired by real-life teen drug king

    Agence France-Presse . Cannes | Updated at 12:00am on April 09, 2019

    A new Netflix series billed as the teenage ‘Breaking Bad’ is inspired by a real-life German youth who ran an online drug empire from his...

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    Lawmakers, officials trade blames over nexus with criminals

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:27am on April 05, 2019

    Lawmakers and law enforcers at a meeting in Dhaka on Thursday blamed each other for the nexus of the administration with drug peddlers and criminals.The...

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    Committee formed to examine helicopter passenger management

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:54am on April 04, 2019

    The government on Wednesday formed an eight-member committee to examine how the government could monitor private helicopters to prevent their use in transporting drugs.A meeting...

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    Sri Lanka: three-track approach to drug problem

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on April 04, 2019

    WHEN president Maithripala Sirisena first took up the challenge of tackling the country’s drug problem, its critics saw it as an idiosyncratic exercise that would...

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    ‘Drug peddler’ killed in Gazipur ‘gunfight’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on April 02, 2019

    A suspected drug peddler was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with detectives at Bhabanipur intersection under Kashimpur police station in Gazipur city early Monday, raising the...