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Bolivian president asks UN to support coca farming


March 13th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico, March 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bolivian President Evo Morales has once again asked the UN to recognize the right of people living in the Andes for chewing coca leaves.Addressing Monday ... Read more...

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Talking while driving? Beware of huge fines and jail (Second Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) If you use a mobile or iPad while driving, beware. You will have to cough up Rs.500 as penalty. And if the offence is repeated, ... Read more...

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Talking while driving? It may cost you a small fortune (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) If you use a mobile or iPad while driving, beware. You will have to cough up Rs.500 in fine. And if the offence is repeated, ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves amendments to motor vehicle act


March 1st, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) In a bid to streamline implementation of traffic rules in the country, the cabinet Thursday approved the Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill 2007 to increase penalties ... Read more...

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All roads lead to Goa on New Year’s Eve


December 31st, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 31 (IANS) All roads lead to Goa Saturday as lakhs of Goans and tourists head for beaches, pubs, churches and their homes to usher in the New Year.The ... Read more...

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Drug smuggler arrested in Rajasthan


December 18th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 18 (IANS) The Special Operations Group (SOG) of the Rajasthan Police Sunday arrested a man on charges of smuggling narcotics to various places in the country and ... Read more...

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Red Ribbon Week Begins Amidst Enthusiasm


October 26th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The students of various schools in USA have been gearing up for the Red Ribbon Week and the color Red seems to be popping up in ... Read more...

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International drug cartel busted, 8 foreigners, 1 Indian held


August 25th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Aug 25 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau busted an international drug cartel and effected the biggest seizure of psychotropic substances worth over Rs.25 crore in Maharashtra, an official said here ... Read more...

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Church indicts Goa government for shielding drug traders


July 21st, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 21 (IANS) After the opposition and the local media, the Goa Roman Catholic Church has indicted the Congress-led government for failing to curb the drug trade and for shielding the ... Read more...

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14 tonnes of narcotics seized in Dubai


July 8th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 8 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Customs officials have seized over 14 tonnes of narcotic substances, packed inside 73 plastic barrels, at a port situated 25 km from Dubai. The total weight of the ... Read more...

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Feds Crack Down On Biker Gang


June 16th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development over 24 leaders of the infamous American Outlaws Association biker gang have been taken into police custody and one of them was ... Read more...

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Whiff of exhaled air enough to detect drugs


May 22nd, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A whiff of exhaled air may now be enough to detect traces of drugs with the help of a new technique, a study says. "Traditionally, drug tests have ... Read more...

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Tanning Addiction Linked With Substance Abuse Possibilities


April 21st, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study had revealed that people who are addicted to artificial tanning may have a penchant for substance abuse. It does not say with absolute ... Read more...

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Goa Police to analyse seized drugs


March 9th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 9 (IANS) The Goa Police have begun an elaborate exercise to inspect and analyse drugs and narcotic substances worth Rs.3.41 crore seized between 2006 and 2009. The probe follows a startling ... Read more...

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Goa home ministry to decide on loud parties


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 2 (IANS) By an order issued Tuesday, Goa Home Minister Ravi Naik has divested the powers of the district administration to allow parties in coastal Goa where loud music can ... Read more...

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Bolivia’s president on hunger strike


April 10th, 2009 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, April 10 (DPA) Bolivia's President Evo Morales is on a hunger strike to force the National Congress to pass a law. The law would provide for new elections in December and ... Read more...

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Heroin worth Rs.35 million seized in Tamil Nadu


March 15th, 2009 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu), March 15 (IANS) Heroin worth Rs.3.5 crore (Rs.35 million) in the international market, bound for the Maldives, was allegedly seized from three people from this southern tip of India, ... Read more...

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Male officers not allowed to frisk women: Supreme Court


March 15th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 15 (ANI): The Supreme Court has held that male officers cannot frisk women for the purpose of confiscating contraband materials like narcotics, as it is illegal. The Court ... Read more...

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Number of drug addicts in Russia reaches 2.5 mn: Official


March 3rd, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 3 (RIA Novosti) Up to 2.5 million Russians, including 140,000 minors, are drug addicts, an official said Tuesday. "The overall number of drug addicts in our country is between 2 and ... Read more...

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South Africa beefs up airport security after drug seizures


February 19th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Feb 19 (IANS) South Africa has tightened its airport security after the arrests of several crewmembers of its national airline at a British airport on charges of possession of narcotic ... Read more...

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BSF raises vigil against narcotics smuggling


July 24th, 2008 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) is keeping a hawk eye on the India-Bangladesh border to prevent the smuggling of narcotics, an official said here Thursday. "The reports of ... Read more...

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Customs officials seize large drug consignment


February 22nd, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, Feb 22 (IANS) Customs officials in Dubai have seized a large shipment of narcotic substances into the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at Dubai International Airport, WAM news agency reported Friday. The ... Read more...

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