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  • Cannabis found in gas cylinders

    Cannabis found in gas cylinders

    They cut the lower parts of the gas cylinders in round shape, concealed five kilograms of cannabis inside each of it, shut those with screws, and finally painted the cylinders to make those appear untouched, in a bid to dodge the eyes of law enforcers.

  • Stay away from militancy, drug: IGP to children

    Inspector General of Police Mohammad Javed Patwary asks all to stay away from militancy and drug abuse to build a prosperous Bangladesh.

  • Myanmar fails to create congenial atmosphere

    Stay alert to drug abuse, terrorism

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged members of Ansar and VDP to remain vigilant against drug abuse, militancy and terrorism.

  • Customs seizes Ethiopian marijuana

    160kg Ethiopian marijuana seized at Dhaka airport

    Customs officials seize 160 kilogrammes of Ethiopian marijuana at the Foreign Post Office in cargo unit of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.

  • Doping for gold, Olympians ignore health risks

    For as long as athletes have been battling for gold medals, they have been taking fortifying tonics, some stomach-churning, others downright dangerous with little concern for their health.

  • Medical admission only for nonsmokers: Nasim

    Health Minister Mohammad Nasim says medical admission seekers must give undertakings that they would refrain from smoking and addiction to any drug.

  • Tk 2cr yaba seized, 3 held

    Department of Narcotics Control seizes 86,000 pieces of contraband yaba worth around Tk 2 crore and arrests a “wholesaler” in Gazipur and two others in Motijheel, Dhaka.

  • The rise and fall of Maradona

    Maradona was chosen number 1 in The Greatest 10 World Cup players of all time by the London-based newspaper The Times. On his 55th birthday, discover the life of Diego Maradona, the footballer as he carved out a special place for himself with his unique talent and skills.

  • Fast-tracked skin cancer drug approved

    A new drug for advanced skin cancer should be made available on the NHS in England, experts recommend.

  • 5 lakh yaba seized in Narayanganj, 5 held

    Law enforcers claim arrest of 5 including a “leading” yaba trader and seize over 5 lakh contraband tablets from them in Narayanganj.

  • Drug addicts burn auto-rickshaw driver alive

    Some drug addicts in Kishoreganj Sadar upazila allegedly set in fire an auto-rickshaw causing his death.

  • JCD president denied bail

    Patuakhali court rejects bail prayer of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal President Rajib Ahsan and sends him jail in a case filed for alleged possession of yaba tablets.

  • Mexican drug lord escapes jail for second time

    Top Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman, known as El Chapo or "Shorty", has escaped from a maximum security prison for a second time, officials say.

  • 1kg cocaine seized at Ashulia

    Police seize 1 kilogramme of cocaine and arrest two persons for carrying those in Ashulia, on the outskirts of Dhaka, last night.

  • Yaba menace pervading

    WE are deeply concerned by a recent report of this newspaper revealing that about 50 lakh Yaba pills are trafficked into the country and consumed every day, most of which come from Myanmar.

  • New AIDS drug shields monkeys: Study

    Scientists say new drug tested on monkeys provided astonishingly effective shield against animal version of AIDS, major gain in the quest for an HIV vaccine