Md Foisal Ahmed | The Daily Star
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  • Passengers exposed to high risk

    Many auto-rickshaws in Barishal city are using household gas cylinders, exposing passengers to high risk of accidents, according to the Department of Explosives (DoE).
  • Just a tap away

    With an app launched by the Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA), one can now find out if a drug is genuine or fake before purchase.
  • Suhrawardy Evacuation: Heroes born out of blaze

    Around 5:00pm, Dr Noor Ahmed Talukder along with others was in the middle of an operation at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital.
  • Cigarette top killer

    Tobacco is the single most important risk factor for cancer. Bangladesh is one of the largest tobacco consuming countries in the world; each year tobacco-related diseases kill over 100,000 people in Bangladesh, and among this about 38 percent deaths occur from tobacco related cancer mortality, a recent research has shown.
  • Mini-labs in six districts

    The Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA) has launched six international standard mini-labs in as many districts to enhance its capacity to check sale of fake medicines.