drug abuse

June 26, 2022
June 26, 2022

Law on the cards over dope test for university admission

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan today said that a law is being formulated to conduct dope tests before enrolling students at universities to prevent drug abuse.

June 26, 2022
June 26, 2022

International Day Against Drug Abuse, Illicit Trafficking: Danger of drugs ever-present

Despite tough vigilance and special drives by law enforcers, narcotics, especially yaba, smuggling increased in 2021, when compared with the previous year.

May 22, 2022
May 22, 2022

Parliamentary body blames drugs, extramarital affairs for rise in divorces

A parliamentary body today (May 22, 2022) expressed deep concerns over the increasing number of divorces in Bangladesh.

October 31, 2018
October 31, 2018

Drug abuse must be treated as a public health issue, not a war

In June 1971, in a press conference, US President Richard Nixon declared drug abuse as the “public enemy number one.” This was a day after the publication of a ...

September 8, 2018
September 8, 2018
USA

Rapper Mac Miller dies in Los Angeles at age 26

Mac Miller, a rapper from Pittsburgh whose debut album topped the charts in 2011 after his upbeat style gained a following online and who previously dated singer Ariana Grande, died in Los Angeles at age 26, officials say.

January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016

'Political people involved in drug trading'

All political parties must be committed to free the country from the adverse effects of narcotics items, Additional Director General Amir Hossain of Department of Narcotics Control observes.

December 1, 2015
December 1, 2015

24 jailed by DMP mobile court

A mobile court of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has sent 24 persons to jail on different terms in Khilgaon area of the capital, a DMP press release says.