drugs

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.

February 5, 2020
February 5, 2020

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.

May 13, 2019
May 13, 2019

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.

May 24, 2018
May 24, 2018

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.

January 31, 2017
January 31, 2017

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.

October 19, 2016
October 19, 2016

Diego caught smuggling cocaine

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

July 30, 2016
July 30, 2016

Chiller condemns Russia cheats' meet

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

July 16, 2016
July 16, 2016

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.

May 14, 2016
May 14, 2016

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.

December 18, 2015
December 18, 2015

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.

November 19, 2015
November 19, 2015

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.