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  • South American cocaine

    Rab destroys cocaine worth Tk 9,000 crore in Ctg

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) destroys 370 litres of South American liquid cocaine that were smuggled into Chattogram Port from Bolivia in guise of sunflower oil consignment in 2015.

  • RMCH stops using 4 drugs on children

    The Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) authorities yesterday suspended use of four drugs on children after 14 child patients experienced extreme side ef-fects for taking those through intravenous infusion on Saturday night.

  • Godfather of drugs in parliament

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad yesterday came down heavily on the government for killing people indiscriminately in the name of a crackdown against the illegal drug trade.

  • Drugs were the biggest problem in my life: Maradona

    Diego Maradona has revealed his drug problems began when he was at Barcelona in the 1980s in an interview with an Italian private television network, Canale 5.

  • Diego caught smuggling cocaine

    Former Colombia international Diego Osorio was arrested by authorities for carrying over a kilo of cocaine in his underwear.

  • Chiller condemns Russia cheats' meet

    Australia's Olympic delegation head Kitty Chiller questions Russia's determination to eliminate drug cheats.

  • Brock Lesnar flagged for doping

    American professional wrestler and mixed martial artist Brock Lesnar has been flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for a possible doping violation.

  • Pfizer acts over lethal injections

    The largest US pharmaceutical company, Pfizer, recently took steps to prevent its drugs being used in lethal injections, it emerges.

  • Five things that are wrong with Norway

    Is life in the world's nicest country all it's made out to be? Most of those surveyed, mainly Norwegians, said yes. But, for balance, here are some aspects of Norwegian life that don't tick everyone's boxes.

  • World on cusp of 'post-antibiotic era'

    The world is on the cusp of a "post-antibiotic era", scientists have warned after finding bacteria resistant to drugs used when all other treatments have failed.

  • 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.

  • Bangladesh Supreme Court directed to pay Moon Cinema hall Compensation

    HC questions govt failure to stop fake drugs

    High Court issues rule questioning legality of the government’s inaction to control smuggled drugs and production of counterfeit medicine.

  • 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.

  • The Proximity Principle

    Most of us live close to each other yet remain dangerously disconnected from our neighbours.

  • Indonesia-drug smuggling

    Indonesia executes eight prisoners for drugs offences

    Eight convicted drug smugglers have been executed by firing squad in Indonesia.

  • How Ireland legalized drugs for a day

    Ireland accidentally legalises ecstasy, crystal meth and ketamine for a day due to a legal loophole