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Drug seizure: Himachal court cancels Israeli’s bail


September 7th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 7 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has cancelled the bail of an Israeli who has been booked for possessing narcotics.Setting aside the bail granted to Moshe Molinas ... Read more...

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Chennai student arrested in Goa for possessing drugs


August 30th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 30 (IANS) An engineering student from Chennai, who also worked as a DJ (disc jockey), was arrested in Goa for possession of a narcotics cocktail, police said Thursday.R. ... Read more...

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20 booked on drug charges in Goa over three months


July 20th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 20 (IANS) Eight Nigerians, one Sudanese and one Ghanaian were among the 20 people booked in narcotics raids in Goa in the last three months.Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar ... Read more...

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Drug abuse, insanitary conditions found in UP juvenile homes


July 4th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Major lapses were uncovered in the working of Uttar Pradesh's child welfare system in Meerut by a National Commission for Protection of Child Rights team ... Read more...

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44 at Juhu rave party test positive for drugs


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Over a month after 96 people were detained for allegedly consuming drugs at a Mumbai hotel, 44 people tested positive for drugs as the results for ... Read more...

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Rave party: Cricketers, celebs claim innocence, organiser arrested (Roundup)


May 21st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Celebs and Indian Premier League (IPL) cricketers, present at a rave party which was raided by police and drugs seized, Monday claimed innocence even as the ... Read more...

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IPL brought foreign culture, spoiling youths: Hazare


May 21st, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jalgaon (Maharashtra), May 21 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Monday lashed out at the controversy-ridden Indian Premier League (IPL), saying the new form of cricket has brought foreign ... Read more...

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Mumbai rave party organiser remanded to police custody (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Vishesh Handa, organiser of the rave party in Mumbai where nearly 100 people including two Indian Premier league (IPL) players were detained late Sunday night, was ... Read more...

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French man held for drug trafficking


March 19th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) An Indian and a French man have been arrested here for alleged involvement in drug trafficking, police said Monday.Around 470 grams of 'charas' and three ... Read more...

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10 kg drugs seized in Himachal


November 17th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 17 (IANS) Two residents of Mumbai carrying over 10 kg of drugs worth Rs.50 lakh were arrested in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district early Thursday, police said. Mukesh Kumar, 51, ... Read more...

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I’ll produce more if ‘Shakal Pe…’ succeeds: Hrishita


September 18th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Actress Hrishita Bhatt says she will continue producing films if her debut venture "Shakal Pe Mat Ja" tastes success at the box office."The film was ... Read more...

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US national arrested with drugs in Goa


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) A US national was arrested and remanded in police custody for possessing drugs, Goa Police said Wednesday.David Ben Tepherith, 52, was arrested following a tip-off and ... Read more...

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Drugs worth Rs.93 lakh seized, four heldin Delhi


July 30th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Four people accused of drug trafficking were arrested and drugs worth Rs.93 lakh were recovered in three separate incidents, police said Saturday.Haider, 30, was arrested ... Read more...

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Two Nepalis held with 2 kg hashish


June 18th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Two Nepali nationals were arrested from south Delhi for drug trafficking, and 2 kg charas (hashish) was recovered from them, police said Saturday.The accused have ... Read more...

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Small-budget films don’t suffer any more: Tigmanshu Dhulia


April 18th, 2011 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Director Tigmanshu Dhulia made a humble start with medium budget "Haasil" and "Charas" and is happy that the Hindi film industry continues to provide a ... Read more...

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Mother-daughter duo held for drug trafficking


February 1st, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) A woman and her daughter from Mumbai were arrested here with 22 kg of drugs, police said Tuesday. Rasida Begum, 45, and her daughter Naznin, 20, were ... Read more...

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Nigerian, Mizo woman arrested with Rs.3 mn-worth drugs


January 28th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 28 (IANS) A Nigerian man and a Mizo woman were arrested Friday with drugs worth over Rs.3 million in an anti-narcotics raid at a Goa resort, police said. A ... Read more...

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Israelis, drugs and spy cam video wars in Goa (Letter from Goa)


January 12th, 2011 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Jan 12 (IANS) One sensational spy cam video after another seems to be dropping like ripe fruit from the scandal-laden boughs of Goa Police, laying bare a furious feud ... Read more...

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Goa police reviewing footage of ‘drug peddling’ cop


January 5th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 5 (IANS) Goa police Wednesday said that they were reviewing video footage showing an anti-narcotics police official allegedly peddling drugs to two women foreign nationals"We are reviewing it (video footage). ... Read more...

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Rid Kashmir from the menace of ‘Charas’


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Zeenat Zeeshan Fazil Srinagar, Dec 22 (ANI): The tranquility of Kashmir has been broken more than a few times in the past few months but it seems that the only problem ... Read more...

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‘Paan Singh Tomar’ - a masterpiece by Tigmanshu, Irrfan


October 21st, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arpana Abu Dhabi, Oct 21 (IANS) When he ran on the tracks, he won medals; when he ran in the ravines of Chambal as a rebel, he created havoc -- director Tigmanshu ... Read more...

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Two Australians among three held for kidnap plot (Second lead)


August 20th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 20 (IANS) Two Australians are among three people arrested here Friday for plotting to kidnap a youth for ransom and for possessing contraband and arms, police said. According to a police ... Read more...

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Two Australians among three held for kidnap plot (Lead)


August 20th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 20 (IANS) Three people, including two Australians, were arrested here Friday for plotting to kidnap a youth for ransom and for possessing contraband and arms, police said. The accused were identified ... Read more...

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Tigmanshu Dhulia’s Sahib, Biwi Aur Gangster Goes On Floor In September


July 29th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Noted film writer-director Tigmanshu Dhulia is shooting his next film Sahib, Biwi Aur Gangster in Gujarat. Shooting of the film, which is jointly produced by Brandsmith ... Read more...

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From Facebook with love: Status updates from behind prison bars


July 19th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) Prison bars brook no stopping for suspected Israeli drug dealer David Driham alias Dudu as far as updating his latest developments on social networking portal Facebook is ... Read more...

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Bihar youth arrested with 35 kg charas


June 9th, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A 19-year-old youth was arrested with 35 kg of charas (hashish), worth Rs.10 lakh, in east Delhi, police said Tuesday. Sanjeev Kumar from Bihar's Bettiah district was arrested ... Read more...

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Interpol moved for Israeli drug peddler’s girlfriend


March 16th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 16 (IANS) The Goa Police are moving Interpol to question the Swedish girlfriend of Israeli drug peddler Atala arrested here last week. Deputy Superintendent of Police Chandrakant Salgaonkar told IANS ... Read more...

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Holi haul! 2,000 held with illicit liquor, drugs


March 2nd, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Police had a busy day ahead of Holi as they made a huge haul of illicit liquor, hashish, marijuana and other intoxicants and arrested as many ... Read more...

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19 kg hashish seized near Shimla


January 19th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 19 (IANS) Police seized 19 kg of charas (hashish) Tuesday near the Himachal Pradesh capital. "A Bolero jeep was intercepted near Dhalli in Shimla and 19.3 kg charas was seized from ... Read more...

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Drugs sold near night clubs, shacks in Goa: CBI


November 6th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 6 (IANS) Soft sticks of charas or hashish casually dumped on vegetable chopping boards in beach shacks at Anjuna, drugs freely available near the parking lot of a popular night ... Read more...

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Alliance Francaise to have new head after drugs row


March 13th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 13 (IANS) Chandigarh's Alliance Francaise is to get a new director after the previous head was arrested for possession of drugs. French national Isabelle Normand, who held the post, was deported ... Read more...

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Chunky to Rock On


March 13th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Chunky Panday is back. We all know how witty and naughty Chunky is And the actor is at it again in Indra Kumar's Daddy Cool. Apparently he plays a loser rock-star ... Read more...

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Actor Shakti Kapoor’s son among 240 held in rave party (Lead)


October 6th, 2008 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shakti Kapoor's son Siddhant Kapoor was among 240 youths, including 38 women, detained after the police raided a rave party early Monday morning. They were released ... Read more...

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Three arrested with over eight kg of drugs in Delhi


July 10th, 2008 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Three people were arrested in two raids and nearly eight kg of drugs were recovered from them, the police said here Thursday. Acting on a tip-off, Delhi ... Read more...

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