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Drug seizure: Himachal court cancels Israeli’s bail


September 7th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 7 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has cancelled the bail of an Israeli who has been booked for possessing narcotics.Setting aside the bail granted to Moshe Molinas ... Read more...

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Nearly 40 dead in Afghan violence


August 9th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 9 (IANS) Three NATO soldiers and 36 Taliban militants were killed in Afghan violence, Xinhua reported Thursday.The NATO soldiers were killed in a militant attack in eastern ... Read more...

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British promoted opium in India: Advani


July 18th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Going down the pages of history, veteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Wednesday slammed British colonialists for destroying the education system of the ... Read more...

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‘One mn Afghans suffer from drug addiction’


July 11th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 11 (IANS) More than one million Afghans, aged between 15 to 64, are suffering from drug addiction across the country, an official said Wednesday.The causes of drug addiction ... Read more...

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Drug abuse, insanitary conditions found in UP juvenile homes


July 4th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Major lapses were uncovered in the working of Uttar Pradesh's child welfare system in Meerut by a National Commission for Protection of Child Rights team ... Read more...

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61 militants killed in Afghanistan


July 4th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 4 (IANS) A total of 61 Taliban militants have been killed in military operations carried out by Afghan forces and NATO-led coalition troops in the last 24 ... 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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One ton drugs seized in Iran


June 24th, 2012 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 24 (IANS) Police in Iran have recovered a haul of over one ton of illicit drugs during an anti-narcotics operation in the country's southeastern region, Fars news agency ... Read more...

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NCB to open Chhattisgarh office


June 18th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 18 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) is set to open an office in Chhattisgarh."Seeing the gravity of drug trafficking in Chhattisgarh, the government had sent a proposal ... Read more...

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Shahid, Priyanka travel by Mumbai local train


June 14th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Actors Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra recently travelled by a "local" train, and both said they boarded a suburban train after a long time and ... Read more...

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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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Two held with opium in Delhi


June 2nd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Two people have been arrested in the national capital and five kg opium seized from them, police said Saturday.Om Prakash, 28, from Rajasthan, and ... Read more...

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Asif released from British jail


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Pakistan cricket Mohammed Asif was released from a British jail Thursday after completing half of his 12-month sentence after being found guilty in a spot-fixing scandal.The ... Read more...

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Three drug traffickers get death in China


April 11th, 2012 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) Three people were sentenced to death and two others were given jail terms Tuesday for drug trafficking in China.Xia Shenghua, Lin Hongyan and Shao Xiaoyuan received ... 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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Rs 33.66 crore, 697,000 liquor bottles seized


January 29th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 29 (IANS) With Punjab set to vote Monday, the Election Commission said Sunday Rs.33.66 crore of unaccounted cash and 697,000 bottles of country liquor have been seized in ... Read more...

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Rs.29 crore in unaccounted cash seized in Punjab


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) Unaccounted cash amounting to nearly Rs.29 crore has been recovered by various agencies in behalf of the Election Commission (EC) in the past few days in ... Read more...

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When civilistations clashed over search for syphilis cure


January 17th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The clash of civilisations through the canons of Eastern and Western medicines and historical ties between the Occident and China play out in a powerful ... Read more...

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Pakistan pushing drugs into Punjab: Kuldip Nayar


January 12th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Columnist Kuldip Nayar Wednesday blamed Pakistan for supplying drugs across the border in Punjab.Talking to IANS after a meeting with election commission officials over the ... 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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Drug peddling cases on rise in Delhi


January 6th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The capital witnessed 1,127 cases of drug pedalling in 2011 -- an increase of five percent over last year, police said Friday."While 1,127 cases were ... Read more...

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Congress trying reservation card in UP polls: BJP


December 24th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday alleged that the Congress was trying to make a place for itself in the Uttar Pradesh polls through ... Read more...

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Three Afghan Taliban killed, 32 held


December 11th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 11 (IANS) Three Taliban insurgents were killed and 32 arrested during a series of joint military operations carried out in various Afghan provinces over the last 24 ... 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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Himachal women on mission to uproot cannabis (Feature)


July 12th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 12 (IANS) It's 6 in the morning and Rekha Devi is sharpening her sickle in her house in Tissa village in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district. She then joins ... Read more...

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Three drug traffickers held


July 11th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Three drug traffickers were arrested here in two separate incidents with contraband worth more than Rs.4 crore, police said Monday. In the first case, Aslam, ... Read more...

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Man held with 23 kg opium in Punjab


July 11th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, July 11 (IANS) A man has been arrested here with 23 kg of opium worth Rs.15 lakh in the domestic market, police said Monday.The man has been identified as ... Read more...

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Crime, road accident rate down in Delhi: Police chief (Roundup)


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Delhi has witnessed a dip in in the crime rate in the first half of 2011 with heinous crimes dropping by 2.7 percent over ... Read more...

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Heroin seizures in Delhi up three times over 2010


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The heroin seized by Delhi Police in the national capital in the first six months of 2011 is three times more than the quantity recovered ... Read more...

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Heroin processing unit unearthed, two arrested


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A heroin processing unit was unearthed in north Delhi and two people, including a woman, of a drug syndicate were arrested Friday, police said.The syndicate ... Read more...

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Three held with 45 kg of opium


July 1st, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Three people have been arrested for drug peddling and 45 kg of opium worth more than Rs.27 lakh has been seized from them, police said ... Read more...

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Punjab Police book Rajasthan cop for smuggling


May 23rd, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, May 23 (IANS) A Rajasthan Police constable has been arrested by the Punjab Police here on charges of smuggling opium, police said Monday.According to the police, the accused, Ganpat ... Read more...

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Two arrested with 29 sacks of opium


May 21st, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 21 (IANS) Jharkhand police arrested two people along with 29 sacks of opium from Chatra district in the state Saturday, police said.According to police, security forces arrested the ... Read more...

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Former Tory MP’s son died in India after eating opium


April 29th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): The son of a millionaire former Tory MP, who had come to India with one of his friends, died after eating some opium during the trip, an ... Read more...

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Brit taxpayers’ money was used to fund al-Qaeda’ in Afghanistan


April 26th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): British taxpayers' money meant for destroying Afghanistan's poppy crop was instead used to fund al-Qaeda.The Daily Mail quoted documents leaks by Wikileaks as saying that over ... Read more...

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