New tests find lead in milk

New tests find lead in milk

♦ HC asks BFSA, BSTI to report what actions taken to check adulteration of milk, curd and cattle feed.♦ No drug store can sell antibiotic for cattle without prescriptions from registered veterinary doctors. Amid concerns about the quality of the packaged and...
Flood-Hit Areas: Food, drinking water scarce

Flood-Hit Areas: Food, drinking water scarce

Four children and a housewife drowned and died in floodwater in Anantapur area in Kurigram’s Ulipur upazila yesterday. Meanwhile, thousands of people in flood-affected areas across the country are suffering from a shortage of food and drinking water for last couple of...

HC orders two Rajuk officials to surrender

The High Court yesterday directed two Rajuk officials to surrender before a lower court in six weeks in connection with a corruption case filed for forgery over the design of FR Tower. A devastating fire in the 23-storey building in the capital’s Banani left at least...
Unmanned level crossings to blame

Unmanned level crossings to blame

Rail-related fatalities are on the rise as over 80 percent rail crossings — authorised and unauthorised — in the country have remained unprotected, leaving rail communications vulnerable.  Experts say the railway authorities’ tendency to develop...

Two ‘drug dealers’ killed in ‘gunfight’

Two suspected drug peddlers died in reported gun battles with police in Rajshahi and Narayanganj early yesterday. The one from Rajshahi drowned in the Padma River during a gunfight between police and his cohorts at Kashiadanga, local police told this paper.   Amin,...