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Pakistani daily seeks impartial probe in drug scam


April 18th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Musa Gilani may have "curried favour" and been involved in wrongdoing but "only an impartial investigation can unearth the ... Read more...

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Drug scam: Details of visitors to Gilani’s home sought


April 17th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) Authorities probing the Rs.7 billion scam of illegal sale of ephedrine, a controlled substance used in medicines, have sought a complete record of visitors to ... Read more...

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Educated women going for drugs in Pakistan


January 12th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Around 47 percent of women drug addicts in Pakistan are well educated and have had either college or university education, a top official has said.Around 21 ... Read more...

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China arrests 12,000 for selling drugs online


October 30th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 30 (IANS) Over 12,000 suspects have been arrested in China in a nationwide campaign against the sale of narcotics on the internet, the government said Sunday.Police across the ... Read more...

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Government respects judiciary: Pakistani PM


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani says his government respects the judiciary and implements its decisions.Speaking in the National Assembly, Gilani said: "How can a ... Read more...

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Concern remains at slow 26/11 trial in Pakistan: India


July 28th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A day after their foreign minister-level talks, India Thursday said it had been raising its "concern and disappointment" over the slow pace of the Mumbai ... Read more...

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500 kg drugs burnt in Beijing


June 20th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) Nearly 500 kg of drugs were burnt by police in the Chinese capital ahead of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking June 26.The ... Read more...

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China held 100,000 for drug crimes in 2010


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) Around 100,000 people were arrested in China last year due to their alleged involvement in narcotics-related crimes, a government report said.The report issued by the the ... Read more...

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Drugs worth $130 mn seized in Pakistan in three years


April 14th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Narcotics worth over $130 million have been seized in Pakistan in the last three years, a federal minister told a visiting US delegation Thursday.Haji Khuda Bux ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to set up terror hotline (Lead)


March 29th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) In a step towards resuming the stalled peace process, India and Pakistan Tuesday agreed to set up a hotline for sharing real-time information on terrorists ... Read more...

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Pakistan to allow India to question 26/11 suspects


March 29th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan has agreed to allow an Indian team to question the 2008 Mumbai terror attack suspects being prosecuted there as the home secretaries of the ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak composite dialogue on March 28-29 in Delhi


March 4th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 4(ANI): Pakistan and India will resume the composite dialogue process from March 28 in New Delhi.The Pakistan Foreign Office said in a statement: "Pakistan-India Interior/Home Secretaries Level Talks will be ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak composite dialogue to resume from March 21 in New Delhi


March 2nd, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 2(ANI): Pakistan and India will resume the composite dialogue process from March 21 in New Delhi to normalise their bilateral relations.In a response to a question regarding the Indian ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Iran, Afghanistan to check narcotics smuggling


November 25th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan signed an agreement here Thursday on a joint plan of action to curb smuggling of narcotics in the region.The agreement ... Read more...

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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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Indian arrested in Bangladesh with 20 kg heroin


May 5th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 5 (IANS) An Indian was arrested Wednesday with 20 kg of contraband at Dhaka airport, an official said here. The Department of Customs Intelligence and Investigation arrested an Indian citizen at ... Read more...

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Women-only police intelligence unit raised in Bangladesh


August 30th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 30 (IANS) In a first, the police in Bangladesh have introduced a women-only special intelligence branch to fight the sex trade, drug peddling and trafficking in women and children.The Special ... Read more...

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Taliban, insurgents benefiting from rise in drug production: UN (Lead)


June 27th, 2008 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Taliban and insurgents in conflict zones are using drug money to fund terrorism and corruption, says a UN report that warns against the alarming rise in drug ... Read more...

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UN warns of surge in drug cultivation in Afghanistan


June 27th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A surge in illegal drug cultivation in terrorist-occupied areas of Afghanistan last year could undermine the narcotics control worldwide, according to a new UN report on drugs. ... Read more...

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Plan for release of Pak scientist A Q Khan forwarded to PM Gillani


April 9th, 2008 - 10:06 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr.9 (ANI): A plan to facilitate the early release of detained Pakistani scientist A. Q. Khan has been forwarded to Prime Minister Makhdoom Yousuf Raza Gillani. According to sources close ... Read more...

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Iranian trade delegation to meet industrialists in Mumbai


March 4th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) A 25-member trade delegation led by a group of ministers from Iran will Wednesday meet captains of Indian industry here and discuss possible collaboration in the oil and ... Read more...

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Huge drugs haul in Dhaka, two arrested


November 14th, 2007 - 2:54 am ICT by admin
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