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Pharmaceutical industry: Progress and challenges

By: Wahidur Rahman The pharmaceutical sector is highly developed in Bangladesh and contributes significantly to the country’s economy. After the promulgation of Drug Control Ordinance-1982, the development of the sector was accelerated. The professional knowledge and innovative conceptual skills played a vital role in the development of the sector as a whole. The substantial development […]

BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday warned that their party will resist any attempt if any non-political and undemocratic third force tries to emerge taking advantage of the present political standoff. “We don’t believe in undemocratic third force. We never, ever supported non-political and undemocratic third force, and won’t do it […]

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Pakistan says it wants an apology from the United States in order to jump-start a number of initiatives between the two countries that would help the hunt for al Qaeda in Pakistan and smooth the end of the war in Afghanistan.    Pakistan wants the US to apologise for a border incident in November 2011 in […]

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By : Udayan Namboodiri The passing of Mehdi Hassan (84), one of the greatest Hindustani classical singers, in Karachi on Wednesday (June 13th), was mourned across South Asia. Though a lung disorder since 2002 made it harder for this diversely talented artist to record new music or perform live, the flood of tributes demonstrated his […]

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