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Drug scam: Pakistan faces medicine shortage


April 20th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) Pakistan's pharmaceutical industry has been hit hard by a Rs.7 billion drug scam in which Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son has been named an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Damien Hirst logs on to India with affordable prints (With Image)


January 28th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) British contemporary artist Damien Hirst, a cult name in new art, has jumped the price barrier to reach out to the masses with prints of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Child brings in crack drugs to a ’show and tell’ show at school


September 21st, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Missouri, Sept 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 32-year-old mother is in trouble after her kindergarten child took her crack pipes and drugs to a show and tell show at his school. The school ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Indian American couple evade taxes, gave out drugs illegally


August 5th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) An Indian-American couple who operated weight-loss clinics in Indiana faces federal drug and tax evasion charges for allegedly providing prescription weight-loss drugs to patients without performing ... Read more...

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Britney’s dancers ‘banned from exposing singer to alcohol and drugs’


March 20th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 20 (ANI): Britney Spears' backup dancers on her upcoming 'Femme Fatale' tour have signed a contract banning them from consuming alcohol and drugs anywhere near the star.And if they ... Read more...

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New York Senator, Charles Schumer, Voices The Need To Ban The Drugs Vended Discreetly As ‘Bath Salts’


January 31st, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 31, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): The Democratic American Senator from New York, Charles Schumer, desires that the federal administration forbid the vending of the fresh designer drugs, referred to as ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

New York Senator Charles Schumer To Ban “Bath Salts”


January 31st, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Senator Charles Schumer of New York has revealed that he wants the federal government to ban the consumption of the two dangerous drugs that are available ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Iowa Hawkeyes College Football Team Player Derrell Johnson Koulianos Arrested On Drug Charges


December 8th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Iowa, Dec 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The wide receiver of Iowa Hawkeyes college football team, Derrell Johnson-Koulianos has been arrested on drug charges on Tuesday. The media outlets reported that Iowa ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rapper Kid Cudi Pleads Guilty For Drug Possession


September 28th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rapper Kid Cudi pleaded guilty for criminal possession of Cocaine. Although he explained saying that he has "kicked off" the habit long time back, the ... Read more...

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Jeremy London Kidnaper Nabbed


June 25th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Jeremy London, the 37 year old, TV actor, had been in news earlier this month when he escaped from his kidnapper. The police ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Doctor And Wife Face Long Sentence For Over-Prescribing Painkillers


June 25th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Wichita, Kansas, June 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A doctor and his wife in Kansas have been convicted for conspiracy after over-prescribing painkillers that led to 68 fatal overdoses. Stephen Schneider and ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Jenna Jameson passes drug test


April 30th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): Former porn star Jenna Jameson has reportedly passed a drugs test she underwent to prove her boyfriend Tito Ortiz wrong after he claimed that she is hooked on ... Read more...

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Indian-American fined $10 mn for medicare fraud


April 9th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) An Indian American has been sentenced to 81 months in prison and asked to pay $9.7 million in restitution along with his accomplices for his role in a ... Read more...

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Massachusets man sentenced for robbing a New Hampshire pharmacy


March 16th, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by BNO News
CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE (BNO NEWS) – A Massachusetts man was sentenced for robbing a New Hampshire Rite Aid pharmacy, prosecutors said Monday.Joseph Savio, 31, of Lynn, Massachusetts, and Joseph Gordinas broke into ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Salina, KS man sentenced for guns and drug trafficking


March 12th, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by BNO News
TOPEKA, KANSAS (BNO NEWS) – A Salina, Kansas man was sentenced to 78 months of imprisonment on firearms and drug trafficking charges, prosecutors announced on Thursday.Carlos Maldonado Aguilar, 42, pleaded guilty to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Kansas bans K-2 and other synthetic cannabinoids and chemicals


March 11th, 2010 - 2:17 am ICT by BNO News
TOPEKA, KANSAS (BNO NEWS) – On Wednesday, Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson signed into law the legislation HB 2411, a ban on K-2 and certain chemicals that are used to create synthetic drugs, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mocksville, NC pair indicted for narcotics and firearms violations


March 9th, 2010 - 2:53 am ICT by BNO News
GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) – Two residents of Mocksville, North Carolina were charged with conspiring to distribute cocaine base in Davie County, prosecutors announced on Monday.Malinda York, 46, and Bobby Lee ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Topeka, KS doctor guilty of unlawfully prescribing substances


February 23rd, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by BNO News
TOPEKA, KANSAS (BNO NEWS) – A Topeka, Kansas doctor pleaded guilty to unlawfully prescribing controlled substances, prosecutors said on Monday.Physician Ethan E. Bickelhaupt, 58, issued prescription orders to individuals who were not ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Three individuals of Washington arrested for drug possession near Eugene, Oregon


February 12th, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by BNO News
EUGENE, OREGON (BNO NEWS) – Three individuals of Washington State were arrested for possessing marijuana and other controlled substances near Eugene, Oregon, The Oregon State Police (OSP) announced on Thursday.On February 10, ... Read more...

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Father of Anna Nicole Smith’s baby set to testify


October 14th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The late Anna Nicole Smith's partner and also the father of her three-year-old daughter, Larry Birkhead is all set to testify in court at a ... Read more...

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Pharmacist feared for Anna Nicole’s life due to excessive drugs


September 23rd, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 23 (ANI): A pharmacist has said that he feared for Anna Nicole Smith's life because the drugs prescribed to her before her death amounted to "pharmaceutical suicide", according to leaked ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Evidence piling up against MJ’s dermatologist


August 28th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): In the ongoing investigation into Michael Jackson's death, evidence against his dermatologist Dr. Arnold Klein has reportedly been piling up.Investigators believe that Klein, a long-time friend of ... Read more...

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MJ death probe: Police raid his regular Beverly Hills pharmacy


August 22nd, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Cops have raided a pharmacy in Beverly Hills, where Michael Jackson was a regular, searching for any evidence of "improper dispensing of controlled substances".Jackson is believed to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jackson doctors bought anesthetic in Las Vegas


August 12th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 12 (IBNS) Latest reports emerging out from the investigation into the death of Michael Jackson has revealed that the pop star's personal physician purchased a powerful anesthetic from a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

MJ’s doctor’s dad had been disciplined for over-subscribing addictive drugs


July 24th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): It has emerged that the father of late King of Pop Michael Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray had been disciplined for over-subscribing addictive drugs.Dr. Rawle Andrews, Murray's late ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Heroin peddler arrested in Punjab


July 21st, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, July 21 (ANI): In a major breakthrough, the Punjab narcotics cell arrested a heroin peddler with four kilograms of drugs in Amritsar on Tuesday.Acting on a tip-off, a specially constituted ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Jackson’s doctor can’t legally prescribe controlled drugs in California


July 7th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Michael Jackson's personal doctor is not licensed to administer certain levels of controlled medications in California, according to federal drug regulations. Dr. Conrad Murray had allegedly injected the ... Read more...

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Heroin worth rupees 600 million seized in Punjab


July 4th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Ferozepur (Punjab), July 4 (ANI): Punjab police seized heroin worth millions here on Friday.Two people were arrested with 12 kilogram of heroin in their possession.SPS Parmar, Senior Superintendent of Police, Ferozepur, said, ... Read more...

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Indian American doctor charged with drug trafficking


June 27th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) An Indian American doctor has been indicted by a federal grand jury on 202 counts of drug trafficking and related violations that entail a fine in excess ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Hacker demands $10 mn ransom for stolen medical records


May 8th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (DPA) A cyber hacker who claimed to have stolen the medical records of more than 8.3 million residents of the state of Virginia is demanding $10 million for ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Heroin, fake currency seized in Amritsar, three nabbed


March 30th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Mar 30 (ANI): Police seized four kilograms of heroin and fake currency worth rupees one million from three suspects in Amritsar.The three suspects were from neighbouring Tarn Taran district, said ... Read more...

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Anna Nicole Smith’’s psychiatrist turns herself in


March 17th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 17 (ANI): Ex-Playboy centerfold Anna Nicole Smiths psychiatrist, who is charged with conspiracy for allegedly funneling drugs to the actress, has turned herself in at the Los Angeles ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Anna Nicole Smith’s Creepy Doctor Kristine Ehrosevich Charged


March 14th, 2009 - 12:46 am ICT by GD
Anna Nicole Smith's doctor and her former consort have been charged with three counts of felony, conspiracy and other charges for giving fraudulent prescriptions. Dr. Kristine Ehrosevich had earlier sent a ... Read more...

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Anna Nicole Smith’s former Boyfriend Arrested


March 14th, 2009 - 12:33 am ICT by GD
Anna Nicole Smith’s former boyfriend Howard K. Stern and other two doctors Sandeep Kapoor and Kristine Eroshivoch, who is actually a psychiatrist, have been indicted with a conspiracy to provide drugs ... Read more...

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Anna Nicole Smith’s boyfriend, doctors charged with supplying drugs


March 13th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 13 (DPA) Anna Nicole Smith's attorney and boyfriend as well as two doctors, including physician Sandeep Kapoor, were charged with supplying drugs to the former Playboy playmate, who died ... Read more...

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