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One gets 10 years jail for peddling drugs


September 14th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) A Delhi court has sentenced a man to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment and slapped a fine of Rs.1 lakh on him for possessing over ... Read more...

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August exports decline by 9.7 percent


September 13th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The government Thursday said India's exports during August 2012 declined by 9.7 percent and stood at $22.3 billion from $24.7 billion in the corresponding month ... Read more...

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They alleged my son was on drugs and set himself on fire: Bedabrata Pain


September 12th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Bedabrata Pain has lost his case in a Los Angeles court over his son's death and says the authorities "alleged that my boy was ... Read more...

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Belarus shot putter Ostapchuk banned for one year


September 11th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, Sep 11 (IANS) Belarus shot putter Nadezhda Ostapchuk, who had her Olympic title stripped in London for failing a drug test, received a one-year ban Tuesday.Ostapchuk won the gold ... Read more...

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Alcohol ruined Cooper’s life


September 6th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 6 (IANS) Actor Bradley Cooper says he quit booze because it almost ruined his life."I was at a party, and deliberately bashed my head on the concrete ... Read more...

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I only thought of saving my life: Yuvraj Singh


September 5th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) India's flamboyant cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who was battling with cancer, finally came out of it and now is all set to spread the awareness of early ... 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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A Rs.1 billion medicine scam unearthed in Sindh


August 20th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) A huge scam involving purchase of drugs worth Rs.1 billion has been unearthed in Pakistan's Sindh province, Geo News reported.An audit report for the 2012 financial ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh CM vows to crush Maoists


August 15th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 15 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Wednesday sought people's support to crush Maoist guerrillas.Speaking on Independence Day at the Police parade ground here, Singh branded the Maoists ... Read more...

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Brand regrets not helping Winehouse


August 13th, 2012 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 13 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand regrets not helping singer Amy Winehouse battle drug addiction, which led to her death.The 37-year-old actor is known to have ... Read more...

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Kathie Lee Gifford blasted for calling parents of drug addicts as failures


August 9th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The famous television presenter, Kathie Lee Gifford’s complaints about the parents of drug addicts caught her fans by surprise. Kathie said that the parents who cannot ... Read more...

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500,000 Captagon tablets seized in Dubai


August 7th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 6 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Customs has intercepted a massive shipment of 500,000 Captagon tablets, a synthetic amphetamine-type stimulant, at the Jebel Ali port.The Fenethylline drug pills were found in ... Read more...

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No driver’s licenses for drug addicts in China


August 6th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) China has decided to ban drug addicts from obtaining driver's licenses as part of an effort to reduce the incidence of driving under the influence.Drug ... Read more...

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10 detained in raid on Himachal rave party


August 5th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 5 (IANS) At least 10 revellers at a rave party, attended mainly by foreigners, were detained in the picturesque Manikaran Valley of Himachal Pradesh, police said Sunday.Superintendent of ... Read more...

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Russell Brand still battles drug cravings


August 5th, 2012 - 2:30 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand has revealed that he still craves for drugs.Brand, who battled drug addiction, made the confession while filming BBC Three documentary "Russell Brand: ... Read more...

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Farrell grateful for second chance in Hollywood


July 31st, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Actor Colin Farrell is surprised he gets acting jobs even after his encounter with drug abuse.The "Total Recall" star, who got his break with sci-fi hit ... Read more...

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Why Rupert Grint became nervous


July 31st, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) British actor Rupert Grint became nervous when he was shooting scenes for "Cbgb" when musician Cheetah Crome turned up at the shoot.The movie is a ... Read more...

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Olympics: Uzbek gymnast suspended for doping (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Uzbek gymnast Luiza Galiulina has been suspended after testing positive for diuretic furosemide, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Sunday.Galiulina was tested July 25, four days ... Read more...

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Olympics: Uzbek gymnast provisionally suspended for doping


July 29th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) An artistic gymnast from Uzbekistan has been provisionally suspended from the London Olympics after testing positive for a banned substance, the International Olympic Committee said Sunday.Luiza ... Read more...

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Britain’s taekwondo athlete Stevenson takes Olympic oath


July 28th, 2012 - 6:42 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Britain's taekwondo athlete Sarah Stevenson took oath on behalf of all athletes taking part in the London 2012 Olympic Games, at the opening ceremony Friday night.Holding ... Read more...

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Olympics: Chinese anti-doping official warns athletes


July 24th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) A Chinese anti-doping official warned the country's athletes to avoid "accidental mistakes" during their stay in London for the Olympic Games.Three thousand tests had been planned ... Read more...

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It would be foolish to dope during Olympics: BOA boss


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) British Olympic Association chairman Colin Moynihan says that anyone caught doping at the London Olympics must be stupid."If you get caught at the Games then you ... Read more...

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Over 60 kg drugs seized in Pakistan


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Pakistani security forces have seized around 60 kg of narcotics in two operations, one along the border with India, a media report said Sunday.Pakistan Rangers seized ... Read more...

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39 held in Karachi for various crimes


July 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 21 (IANS) Police in Pakistan's port city of Karachi conducted raids in many areas and arrested 39 people allegedly involved in robbery and extortion, Geo News reported Saturday.Police ... Read more...

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Sylvester Stallone hires private investigator


July 19th, 2012 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 19 (IANS) Actor Sylvester Stallone has hired a private investigator to find out how his 36-year-old son, Sage, died.He was found unresponsive Friday at his Studio ... Read more...

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Stallone’s son planned to marry before death


July 16th, 2012 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Sylvester Stallone's son Sage Stallone, who was found dead, had planned to marry his girlfriend as early as next weekend.The 36-year-old's attorney and ... Read more...

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Two drug peddlers held in Delhi


July 15th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Two people, including a health sector activist from Bihar, were arrested here and 10 kg of charas worth Rs.10 lakh recovered, police said Sunday."Ram ... 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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Student commits suicide for uncontrollable blushing


July 13th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) A 20-year-old student in the US killed himself after suffering with uncontrollable blushing for years, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.Brandon Thomas, a University of Washington student, ... Read more...

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Hope for mouth cancer treatment


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) A protein active in mouth cancer has been identified that could lead to new methods to treat the disease, according to a British study.The protein FRMD4A ... Read more...

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A million British workers pumped up with drugs


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Over a million people in Britain are pumped up with drugs, a study suggests.Statistics from a drug-testing firm have revealed that around one in 30 employees ... Read more...

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BSF, Pakistan Rangers to meet in Delhi


July 1st, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) An 18-member team of Pakistan Rangers arrived here Sunday on a four-day bi-annual meeting with the Border Security Force (BSF) starting Monday.Headed by Director General ... Read more...

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British ’smart bomb’ to target cancer


June 30th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) A cancer "smart bomb" has been invented by British scientists to boost the potency of drugs against the killer disease.The tiny device, being developed at the ... Read more...

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Sheen miffed at hotel trashing rumours


June 30th, 2012 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen is upset over reports that said he trashed his hotel room and had a drug party when he went there with his ... Read more...

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Farmer arrested with 12 kg opium in Delhi


June 27th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A 28-year-old farmer from Madhya Pradesh who trafficked drugs for clients in Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi was arrested with 12 kg of opium worth ... Read more...

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