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$2 mn drug haul seized in Moscow region


August 24th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A drug haul of over 200 kg heroin, having an estimated market value of about $2 million, has been seized in Moscow region, said a ... Read more...

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Dubai police seize over 56 kg hashish


August 4th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 3 (IANS/WAM) Dubai police have seized about 56 kg of hashish stashed in two sacks in the Marina area and arrested an Iranian smuggler.The man was arrested ... Read more...

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Australian jailed in Bali for smuggling drugs in stomach


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 23 (IANS) A 54-year-old Australian national caught trying to smuggle hashish and methamphetamines, hidden in his stomach, into Indonesia's Bali island has been sentenced to eight years in ... Read more...

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Saudi prince’s aide jailed for New York rape


June 9th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) A member of a Saudi prince's travelling entourage has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for raping a woman in a New York hotel two ... Read more...

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Dutch court bans foreigners from Cannabis cafes


April 28th, 2012 - 8:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Dutch court has upheld a law banning foreigners from entering "coffee shops" to buy marijuana and hashish.The legislation comes into effect in three southern ... Read more...

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Russian narcotics market worth over $8 bn


March 24th, 2012 - 6:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The narcotics market in Russia is valued at over $8 billion because of an influx of import from Afghanistan's booming drug production industry, a top ... Read more...

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47 tonnes of hashish seized in Turkey in 2011


March 15th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, March 14 (IANS) A total of 46.9 tonnes of hashish and 6.4 tonnes of heroin were seized by police in Turkey in 2011, the Anatolia news agency reported.Police detained ... Read more...

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Curtains down on Gulmarg fest, Highway 61 steals the show


March 12th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Gulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir), March 12 (IANS) Snowfall and frequent power cuts tried to play spoil sport at the Gulmarg Winter Festival, but the event reached its crescendo thanks to ... Read more...

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Gulmarg reverberates with sound of music


March 10th, 2012 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Gulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir), March 10 (IANS) The beautiful snow-covered mountains played a perfect backdrop as the sound of music wafted across the chilly air at the first ever Gulmarg ... Read more...

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Music, adventure and more at Gulmarg Winter Festival


February 28th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The scenic locales of Gulmarg are set to resonate with the sound of music, excitement of adventure sports, movies and parties, thanks to the upcoming ... Read more...

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17 Afghan militants captured


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 2 (IANs) Seventeen Taliban militants were captured in Afghanistan and large quantities of explosives and drugs were seized from them by the Afghan and NATO-led forces, the interior ... Read more...

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Eight Taliban killed, 13 held in Afghanistan (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 9 (IANS) At least eight Taliban militants were killed and 13 arrested in a series of military operations in Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, the country's ... Read more...

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77,000 kg narcotics seized in Pakistan


January 8th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Pakistan's Anti Narcotics Forces (ANF) said it seized a total of 77,865 kg of narcotics from different parts of the country last year.Of the contraband items ... Read more...

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1.3 tonnes hashish seized in Turkey


January 6th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Jan 6 (IANS) Turkish security forces have seized 1.3 tonnes of hashish, worth over $1.5 million, during an operation in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir, said an official Friday.The ... Read more...

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15 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


December 31st, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 31 (IANS) At least 15 suspected Taliban militants have been killed and 55 arrested in a countrywide crackdown in Afghanistan by police, army and NATO forces, the ... Read more...

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240 kg of hashish seized in Islamabad


December 21st, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Islamabad Police have seized 240 kg of hashish from a truck when it tried to enter the city.Senior Superintendent of Police Muhammad Yousuf Malik said Wednesday ... Read more...

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Turkey seized 11 tonnes of hashish in 2011


December 17th, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Dec 17 (IANS) The Turkish police seized about 11 tonnes of hashish in southeastern Turkey and arrested over 400 people for drug-smuggling in 2011, Anatolia news agency reported Friday.The ... Read more...

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10 tonnes of hashish seized in Karachi


November 16th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 16 (IANS) More than 10 tonnes of hashish worth Rs.500 million have been seized by anti-narcotics officials in Karachi, a media report said Wednesday.The Anti-Narcotics Force said it ... Read more...

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Drug bust at Berlusconi company


November 8th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Nov 8 (IANS/AKI) A Milan office belonging to media tycoon prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset broadcasting empire was raided Tuesday by police who arrested 11 people suspected of drug ... Read more...

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24 militants killed in Afghanistan


October 22nd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 22 (IANS) As many as 24 Taliban insurgents were killed and 10 captured by security forces in Afghanistan, authorities said Saturday."Afghan National Police, Afghan army and coalition ... Read more...

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Afghan opium production up by 61 percent


October 11th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 11 (IANS) Opium production in Afghanistan has increased by 61 percent in 2011 in comparison with 2010, a UN report released here said Tuesday.In 2011, according to the ... Read more...

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One tonne cocaine seized in Italy


August 19th, 2011 - 5:16 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 19 (IANS) Italian police have seized a shipment containing nearly a tonne of cocaine, a media report said.Police said the cocaine, estimated at 300 million euros (about $423 ... Read more...

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Unhealthy lifestyle linked to sexual problems


July 7th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Weight problems, physical inactivity, excessive drinking, smoking, and hard drugs -- facets of an unhealthy lifestyle may be linked with sexual malfunctioning in men. Additionally, people ... Read more...

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‘Southern Maharashtra transit point for Goa drugs’


June 27th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 27 (IANS) Southern coastal Maharashtra has emerged as a major transit point for drugs from Himachal Pradesh and other parts of north India to be smuggled into Goa, ... 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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Man held with 3.5 kg hashish


May 13th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) A man has been arrested with 3.5 kg hashish which was meant to be delivered to a German national in Goa, an official said here Friday. ... Read more...

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Two arrested, drugs worth over Rs.62 lakh seized


May 7th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A Nepali woman and an Uttar Pradesh man were arrested and hashish worth Rs.35 lakh and heroin worth Rs.27.5 lakh were recovered from them in ... Read more...

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Three kg hashish seized in UAE


April 14th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 13 (IANS/WAM) At least three kilograms of hashish, hidden in a car, was seized by the customs department at a port in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Officials of ... Read more...

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Two Nigerians among three held for drug trafficking


March 10th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Three people including two Nigerians have been arrested in three separate cases of drug trafficking in the capital this week, police said Thursday.Emmanuel Okafor, 26, ... Read more...

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Huge haul of hashish seized in Nashik


February 14th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik, Feb 14 (IANS) The Mumbai unit of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Monday seized 66 kg of hashish from two Tibetan nationals in Nashik city, an official said. "Acting on a ... Read more...

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Hashish costing Rs.5 mn seized from Delhi man


February 9th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Feb 9 (IANS) A resident of New Delhi was arrested here with 18 kg hashish costing over Rs.5 million, an official said Wednesday.Amit Brijmohan was caught with the consignment when ... Read more...

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Iran hangs dozens of drug peddlers


January 30th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 30 (IANS) The Iranian government has hanged dozens of drug traffickers in the first month of 2011 and vowed to pursue its anti-drug trafficking campaign. The latest one to be ... Read more...

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Hashish smuggling bid foiled in UAE


January 27th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Jan 27 (IANS/WAM) Police in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have foiled an attempt by an international gang to smuggle a huge consignment of hashish into the country.Sharjah police, in a ... Read more...

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Two Kashmiris among five nabbed with hashish in Mumbai


January 13th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Jan 13 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau has nabbed five people, including two Kashmiris, and seized hashish worth Rs.3.5 million from them, a top official said here Thursday.According to Yashodhan ... Read more...

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Man held with 50 kg of drugs in Abu Dhabi


January 10th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 9 (IANS/WAM) A drug dealer has been arrested in Abu Dhabi while trying to sell 50 kg of hashish worth 400,000 dirhams ($109,000), police said.The police had been tipped ... Read more...

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