A suspected drug peddler was killed in a reported gunfight with members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Hazi Mazar slum in Tongi in the small hours of Tuesday.
Border killing, drug smuggling feature BGB-BSF talks
Dhaka, Sept 17 – A four-day border conference between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) formally began in Dhaka on Thursday with a greater focus on border killing and cross-border crimes, including drug smuggling.
JS body for compulsory dope test of college varsity students
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Home Ministry on Thursday suggested making dope test or special health test mandatory for students before their admission and any final examination in the higher education institutes.
Home-developed breast cancer drug first prescribed in China
Chinese doctors have given their patients the first sheets of prescriptions of a new, home-developed breast cancer drug, 12 days after the drug was approved for clinical use.
Malaria drug for COVID-19 showed no benefit
A malaria drug widely touted as a potential cure for COVID-19 showed no benefit against the disease over standard care — and was in fact associated with more deaths, the biggest study of its kind showed Tuesday.
Justin Bieber says his drug use got ‘crazy scary’
Justin Bieber has said his drug use in his younger days became “legit crazy scary”.
Two varsity students die after ‘taking Yaba’ in Cox’s Bazar
Two university students have reportedly died after taking contraband Yaba tablets at a resort in Sadar upazila of Cox’s Bazar.
Chuadanga OC withdrawn for ‘link to drug trading’
Officer-in-charge of Jibannagar Police Station Sheikh Goni Mia has been withdrawn for his alleged involvement with drugs dealing and negligence in duty.
Drug trader held with 1,585 Yaba pills
Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members arrested a drug dealer with 1,585 Yaba pills from Charboalmari area from the bordering region of Kurigram’s Rowmari upazila on Sunday night.
Dutch Olympic sprinter jailed in drug smuggling case
Dhaka – The Dutch Olympic sprinter Madiera Ghafoor was sentenced to 8 1/2 years in prison on drug charges in Germany on Monday. The court in the town of Kleve found Ghafoor knowingly imported around 50 kilograms of ecstasy and…
Local gypsy couple arrested with contraband Yaba in Khulna
Khulna, Oct 23 – Police arrested a Bede (gypsy) couple with 500 Yaba pills from Joragate area of the city on Tuesday night.
2 Indians held in Tangail, Chittagong for drug, trespass
Dhaka, Oct 20 (UNB) – Police arrested two Indian citizens in Chattogram and Tangail districts on Saturday night and Sunday afternoon.
2 ‘Rohingya drug traders’ killed in Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’
Two alleged Rohingya drug traders were killed in a reported gunfight with members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in Jaliapara area adjacent to the Naf River in Teknaf upazila here on Monday morning.
Six die after ‘drinking spirit’ in Noakhali
Noakhali, Sept 28 – Six people died and another fell sick, reportedly after drinking spirit mixed with liquor at Mohammadnagar village in Companiganj Upazila early Saturday.
Suspected drug trader killed in Mymensingh ‘gunfight’
Mymensingh, Sept 27 – A suspected drug trader was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police at Nalkakra in Tarakanda upazila early Friday.
Closing Ceremony of Training for Addiction Professionals
Dhaka Ahsania Mission has completed the training of the third (3rd) batch by completing the last two curriculum of International Centre for Credentialing and Education of Addiction Professionals (ICCE) -Training.
Drug overdose kills 3, hospitalises 4 in Pittsburgh, US
Washington, Sept. 22 (Xinhua/UNB) — A drug-related overdose killed three people and hospitalized four others in Pittsburgh, U.S. state of Pennsylvania, police said on Sunday, citing an initial investigation.
Ahsiania Mision observes Month of recovery of drug patients
“We have to build up our confidence to overcome the daily challenges” – says a patient on recovery at the celebration of Recovery Month. September has been known as Recovery Month, which is known as such in order to celebrate…
নারী মাদকাসক্তি চিকিৎসা ও পুনর্বাসন কেন্দ্রে পারিবারিক সভা
২১ সেপ্টেম্বর ২০১৯ ইং তারিখে ঢাকা আহ্ছানিয়া মিশন নারী মাদকাসক্তি চিকিৎসা ও পুনর্বাসন কেন্দ্রে চিকিৎসা নিতে আসা পরিবারের সদস্যদের নিয়ে পারিবারিক সভার আয়োজন করা হয়। এবারের সভার আলোচ্য বিষয় ছিলো “মাদকদ্রব্য ব্যবহারের সমস্যা ও সহ-ঘটমান মানসিক রোগ”।
Be active against drug addiction, terror: Zafarullah Khan
Moulana Zafarullah Khan, chief of Khelafat Andolan and chairman of United Islami Oikya Jote on Tuesday expressed his concern over the drug menace and militancy at national and international levels and called for united efforts of all to face those.…
2 suspected drug traders killed in Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’
Cox’s Bazar, Mar 22 – Two suspected drug traders were killed in a reported gunfight with police at Rajarchhara in Teknaf upazila early Friday. The deceased were identified as Nur Mohammad, 40, son of Azahar Mia of Nazir Para, and…
First malaria drug in 60 years given approval
A drug to treat malaria – the first such pill to get approval in 60 years – has been given the green light by authorities in the United States. The medicine is specifically for the recurring form of malaria, which…