Names needed to buy cold medicine in China

August 30th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) People will have to register personal information when buying cold medicine in some parts of China, China Daily reported Thursday.The new rules will take effect in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Shahabuddin gets bail in Pakistan drugs quota case

June 22nd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) A court in Pakistan Friday granted interim bail to Makhdoom Shahabuddin, the primary candidate of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) for the post of prime minister, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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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Pakistan must check drug trafficking: daily

May 17th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) The political dimensions of a drug scandal that might involve Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Ali Musa are "overshadowing" the very serious issue of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

125 kg of ephedrine drug seized

November 17th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) A huge amount of ephedrine, a controlled drug, concealed in a sofa has been seized from a container bound for the southeast Asian nation of Laos, ... Read more...

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US busts major drug ring run by three Indians

August 5th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Three smugglers from India are among a group of five busted in what has been dubbed 'Operation Liquid Dragon', one of the biggest ephedrine rings operated ... Read more...

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‘Medicines containing narcotic drugs misused in South Asia’

March 2nd, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) South Asia has become one of the main regions used by drug traffickers to obtain chemicals needed for the illicit manufacture of stimulants ephedrine ... Read more...

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Jackson’s doctor faces death charge

January 4th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) The doctor accused of being responsible for late pop legend Michael Jackson's death is due to appear in a Los Angeles court to face a charge of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dhaka to Delhi: crack down on drug factories near border

September 27th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 27 (IANS) Bangladesh has urged India to crack down on factories that make the banned Phensedyl syrup near the border. Two million bottles of Phensedyl were seized last year. Popular ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton’s parents face royalties lawsuit

April 28th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28 (ANI): Bosses at a weightloss company are suing Paris Hilton's parents for allegedly receiving product royalties from a line which was axed in 2002.Chiefs at Herbalife International filed ... Read more...

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India native sentenced in California for international drug conspiracy

March 31st, 2010 - 2:56 am ICT by BNO News
FRESNO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – A Bakersfield, California resident and Canada national was sentenced to 23 and a half years in prison for drug trafficking charges, prosecutors announced on Tuesday.Harjeet Mann, 51, ... Read more...

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160,000 illegal drug tablets seized in Guatemala

February 23rd, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Feb 23 (IANS/EFE) Guatemalan drug enforcement agents seized some 160,000 pseudoephedrine tablets in a warehouse at the capital's La Aurora International Airport, but no arrests were made, the police said. ... Read more...

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MJ’s death ruled as homicide

August 29th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
London, August 29 (ANI): The Los Angeles Country Coroner has ruled Michael Jackson's death as homicide caused by acute intoxication from powerful anaesthetic propofol and other conditions.Propofol and the sedative lorazepam ... Read more...

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Becks under fire for endorsing controversial health firm

August 3rd, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 3 (ANI): Health experts are criticising David Beckham for endorsing health firm Herbalife.The soccer ace has come under fire for becoming the face of the health supplement giant, which ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Young Oz women doing dangerous ice to lose weight

September 26th, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 26 (ANI): Young Australian women are turning to powerful street drug ice in a bid to shed extra pounds, a shocking new study has revealed.The scary trend has come ... Read more...

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Illegal drug factory busted, Nigerian held

July 28th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A clandestine factory producing illicit drugs was busted in Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh and three people, including a Nigerian, were arrested on charges of trafficking, Delhi ... Read more...

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Athletes warned against Deer Penis, the Chinese remedy to recover from injury

July 1st, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Deers penis, the perfect Chinese remedy for athletes struggling to recover from injury during the Beijing Olympics, can land them in trouble as it may contain banned ... Read more...

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