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Party drug damaging to memory?


September 20th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 20 (IANS) A euphoric high delivered by party drug mephedrone not only makes it extremely addictive but also prompts users to quaff massive doses to maintain the kick, ... Read more...

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Nearly 200 kg cocaine seized in Italy port


September 8th, 2012 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 8 (IANS/AKI) Police in Italy have impounded 176 kg of cocaine in the southern port of Gioia Tauro aboard a container ship from Chile.The seized cocaine has been ... Read more...

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Williams wanted to make sex tape


September 7th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 7 (IANS) Singer Robbie William says had he got a chance, he would have made a sex tape in the past."I'd have done a couple of sex ... Read more...

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Canadian citizen arrested with cocaine in Punjab


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Sep 3 (IANS) In one of the biggest seizures of cocaine in Punjab's Jalandhar district, police Monday recovered 1.5 kg of the contraband from a Canadian citizen. The consignment ... Read more...

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Two arrested for peddling cocaine


August 28th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) An Indian and a Nigerian were arrested in a drug trafficking case, Delhi Police said Tuesday.Manvinder Singh Marwah, 26, resident of Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Phony news crew smuggles $9.2 mn into Nicaragua


August 28th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Managua, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) Eighteen people arrested last week while trying to enter Nicaragua disguised as a news crew from Mexico's Televisa television were carrying $9.2 million in cash, police ... Read more...

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Colin Farrell likes yoga


August 27th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 27 (IANS) Actor Colin Farrell says he enjoys doing yoga, and admits he is enjoying life a lot more at present.The 36-year-old, who has battled drug addiction ... Read more...

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South African woman held at Mumbai airport


August 25th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) A South African woman was Friday arrested for carrying 18 kg of amphetamine, a banned drug, at the Mumbai international airport, a customs official said."We have ... Read more...

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Moscow cop held with one kg cocaine


August 18th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A police officer in Moscow was dismissed from service as well as detained after one kg of cocaine was found in his possession, the interior ... Read more...

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Son of Olympics hero jailed over drug link


August 7th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Liam Oliver-Christie, son of British Olympics hero Linford Christie, has been jailed for helping two cocaine dealers sell drugs from his home, the Daily Mail reported. ... Read more...

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British woman jailed for prostituting teenaged girl


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) A 26-year-old British woman has been sentenced to jail for five years after she gave cocaine to a 14-year-old runaway schoolgirl and took her to Manchester's ... Read more...

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Wife lures men for sex to kill husband, jailed


July 31st, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A woman in Britain, who recruited two men whom she met in a bar and wooed for sex at home in exchange for murdering her elderly ... Read more...

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Surge in Cocaine mail trafficking: Russian official


July 30th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Growing online trade has encouraged drug traffickers to increasingly use mail services to deliver cocaine to their clients, a top Russian police official in charge ... Read more...

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O’Connor does not rule out Scotland return


July 15th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Scotland forward Garry O'Connor has not ruled out featuring for the national team again after his surprise move to the Russian second tier football ... Read more...

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61-year-old peddler arrested with drugs worth Rs.3 crore


July 13th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A 61-year-old man, facing trial in two cases of drug peddling, has been arrested here with heroin worth Rs.3 crore in international market, police said ... Read more...

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Eight gunned down in Brazilian city


July 13th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS/EFE) The toll from an overnight shooting spree in greater Sao Paulo stands at eight, authorities in the Brazilian metropolis said Thursday.The victims were shot ... Read more...

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Eastwood persuaded Sheen for rehab


July 8th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
London July 8 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen revealed that filmmaker Clint Eastwood had convinced him to seek professional help to cope with his drug problems.Sheen has struggled with addiction throughout ... Read more...

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Colombian soldiers caught carrying cocaine


July 6th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 6 (IANS/EFE) An officer, a non-commissioned officer and three enlisted men were arrested along with four civilians when they were stopped at a checkpoint on a highway in ... Read more...

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One killed as drug plane makes forced landing in Honduras


July 4th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, July 4 (IANS/EFE) One person was killed and another injured Tuesday when their small plane loaded with cocaine made a forced landing near the eastern Honduran town of Catacamas, ... Read more...

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US seizes $26 mn cocaine shipment


July 4th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Miami, July 4 (IANS/EFE) The US Coast Guard has announced that it had seized a shipment of more than 900 kg of cocaine valued at more than $26 million in ... Read more...

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Drug-laden plane crashes in Honduras


July 4th, 2012 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, July 4 (IANS) A small plane carrying 600 kg of cocaine crashed in Honduras Tuesday, police said.The pilot was killed and his copilot was injured when the aircraft crashed ... Read more...

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Lohan settles abduction case


June 28th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 28 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan, who was sued by three men who accused her of abducting them, has finally settled the dispute.The three-men filed a complaint ... Read more...

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Doherty in rehab, again


June 27th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Singer Pete Doherty has checked into a rehab in Thailand to get rid off his addition to cocaine and heroine."Peter has left the building, well ... 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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Engineer held for drug trafficking in Delhi


June 21st, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A 42-year-old computer engineer from Mumbai was arrested near the airport here for drug trafficking, Delhi Police said Thursday.Murtaza Khan was arrested when he came ... Read more...

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Goa Police to probe African drug peddlers’ nexus


June 13th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 13 (IANS) The Goa Police are probing a suspected African drug peddlers' nexus after a Ugandan national was caught from a Hyderabad rave party last week with a ... Read more...

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630 kg cocaine seized in Italy


June 9th, 2012 - 5:51 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 9 (IANS/AKI) Police in Italy Friday seized 630 kg of cocaine smuggled aboard a cargo ship from Brasil.The bust in Gioia Tauro in the southern Calabria region was ... Read more...

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Colombia seizes 2.6 tonnes of cocaine


June 6th, 2012 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 6 (IANS) The Colombian Navy has seized more than 2.6 tonnes of cocaine that was being shipped by a barge to Central America.The drugs, confiscated in Pacific waters, ... Read more...

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1,000 held in Shanghai for using narcotics


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 3 (IANS) This Chinese business hub is facing a significant surge in narcotics cases. Over 1,000 people have been arrested this year for using drugs - an increase ... Read more...

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Four tonnes of drugs destroyed in China


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) Over four tonnes of drugs, including heroin, opium, marijuana and cocaine, were Sunday destroyed in China.The 4.2 tonnes of drugs and drug-making chemicals were destroyed by ... Read more...

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Indian questioned over Bali smuggling


May 29th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) An Indian and three Britons are being questioned in Indonesia following the arrest of a British housewife for allegedly trying to smuggle cocaine into the country ... 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 busted, IPL players questioned


May 21st, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Two Indian Premier League (IPL) players were questioned after Mumbai Police busted a rave party here and detained about 100 people, officials said Monday.Rahul Sharma ... Read more...

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Rave party busted in Mumbai


May 21st, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Around 100 people were detained after police busted a major rave party in northwest Mumbai late Sunday. Drugs were also seized from the site."Around 58 men ... Read more...

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