Drug trade

November 23, 2022
November 23, 2022

5 things to know for Nov 23: BNP vs Awami League, World Cup, and more

It’s a great day for Saudi Arabians — a public holiday declared after their shocking victory yesterday. Argentina’s die-hard fans in Bangladesh are still recovering from the injured pride. Some fans like Zayed Khan remain hopeful that Messi and his team will bounce back. If you’re struggling to be optimistic, then perhaps taking a look at some of the World Cup’s greatest upset here, will make you feel better. And here’s everything else you need to know today.

November 22, 2022
November 22, 2022

Bangladesh caught in a narco triangle

While Bangladesh is not a significant narcotics producer, geography puts it at the heart of three major Asian drug trade routes

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

‘Rohingya refugees need education to take control of their future’

Rohingya human rights activist Razia Sultana talks to Shuprova Tasneem from The Daily Star on Rohingya Genocide Remembrance Day.

July 20, 2022
July 20, 2022

Rohingyas are not yaba consumers, they’re carriers: Home Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said police in Chattogram region seized only 34.76 lakh yaba pills in 2016, which increased to 1.2 crore pieces in 2018 and 2.59 crore pieces in 2021.

May 30, 2021
May 30, 2021

Drug trade: Rab arrests 2 including ASI from Narayanganj

Rab arrested two persons including a police official on charge of drug trading in Narayanganj’s Siddhirganj upazila yesterday.

May 23, 2018
May 23, 2018

Godfather of drugs is in parliament: Ershad

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

June 23, 2017
June 23, 2017

Using trains for drug trafficking

A report published in this paper on Thursday revealed a damning picture of how trains are being used to transport drugs across the country with the alleged collusion of railway police and staff.

June 22, 2017
June 22, 2017

Stops suddenly, but with a purpose

Around 10:45am on Sunday, Egaro Sindhur Provati, the express-train from Kishoreganj, slowed right down around half a kilometre