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Possession of adulterated drugs to be punished with life imprisonment in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Feb 6 (UNI) The Bangladesh cabinet on Monday gave the final approval to the draft Medicines Act 2022 which includes the provision of life imprisonment for possession of adulterated drugs.The law cleared by the cabinet also contains a provision of a 10-year sentence for the unlicensed production of drugs.
After the cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Cabinet Secretary Mahbub Hossain told reporters the new law has also added the word 'cosmetics' to 'drugs'. The Act shall henceforth be known as the 'Drugs and Cosmetics Act-2022'.
According to the law, antibiotics cannot be sold without a prescription from a registered medical practitioner. .
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Iranian president's helicopter makes hard landing in NW province

19 May 2024 | 11:49 PM

Tehran, May 19 (UNI) A helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi suffered an accident and made a hard landing in Iran's northwestern province of East Azarbaijan on Sunday, the state-run IRIB TV reported.

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One of helicopters of Iranian president' convoy makes rough landing

One of helicopters of Iranian president' convoy makes rough landing

19 May 2024 | 9:42 PM

Tehran, May 19 (UNI) Iranian Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi confirmed on Sunday that one of the helicopters in the convoy carrying Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi suffered an accident and made a rough landing in the northwestern province of East Azerbaijan.

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2 dead, 5 missing after boat collision in Hungary

19 May 2024 | 9:39 PM

Budapest, May 19 (UNI) Two people were killed, and five others went missing after two boats collided on a river near Hungarian capital Budapest, local police said Sunday.

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6 killed, 13 injured in accident in N Egypt

19 May 2024 | 9:35 PM

Cairo, May 19 (UNI) Six people were killed, and 13 others injured on Sunday when a bus ran over pedestrians on the Ring Road in Egypt's Shubra El-Kheima area of Qalyubia governorate, north of the capital Cairo, official media reported.

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