psychotropic substances

Two arrested in Jaipur, 100 kg of banned drug seized


August 10th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 10 (IANS) A team of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials seized about 100 kg of ketamine, a banned drug, from a house in the city and ... Read more...

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20 booked on drug charges in Goa over three months


July 20th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 20 (IANS) Eight Nigerians, one Sudanese and one Ghanaian were among the 20 people booked in narcotics raids in Goa in the last three months.Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar ... Read more...

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Foreigners in Goa under ‘unobtrusive surveillance’


July 20th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 20 (IANS) The Goa government has put foreigners under "unobtrusive surveillance" along with other suspected drug peddlers to stop proliferation of drugs in the state, Chief Minister Manohar ... Read more...

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44 at Juhu rave party test positive for drugs


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Over a month after 96 people were detained for allegedly consuming drugs at a Mumbai hotel, 44 people tested positive for drugs as the results for ... Read more...

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Rave party: Cricketers, celebs claim innocence, organiser arrested (Roundup)


May 21st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Celebs and Indian Premier League (IPL) cricketers, present at a rave party which was raided by police and drugs seized, Monday claimed innocence even as the ... Read more...

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Mumbai rave party organiser remanded to police custody (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Vishesh Handa, organiser of the rave party in Mumbai where nearly 100 people including two Indian Premier league (IPL) players were detained late Sunday night, was ... Read more...

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Two drug peddlers jailed for 10 years


April 24th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Two men, arrested in September 2009 for possessing 58 kg of cannabis, have been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by a court here.Special Narcotic Drugs ... Read more...

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Mizoram plans tough anti-tobacco laws


March 4th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, March 4 (IANS) The Mizoram government has decided to enact tough laws to curb the use of tobacco products and drug abuse blamed for cancer and heart ailments, an ... Read more...

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Fardeen Khan gets immunity in drugs case


February 29th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) Almost 11 years after he was arrested in a drug abuse case, Bollywood star Fardeen Khan was Wednesday granted immunity from prosecution in the matter ... Read more...

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Nepal to check fake currency influx into India


January 16th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Nepal Monday said it won't allow anti-India activities like influx of fake currency notes, movement of terrorists and smuggling of arms and goods from its ... Read more...

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Cabinet allows private sector to produce poppy concentrate


January 12th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Policy under which a company or corporate body would be able to produce ... 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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Free Pakistani prisoners, says Supreme Court (Lead)


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Holding that liberty of a person should be taken seriously, the Supreme Court Friday directed the central government to immediately release Pakistani prisoners languishing in ... Read more...

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Mizoram get tough against tobacco use and drug abuse


October 8th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Oct 8 (IANS) Concerned with the high incidence of cancer and tobacco- and drug-related diseases, the Mizoram government Saturday decided to enact stringent laws to curb the excess use ... Read more...

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Cop held in Goa drug nexus case


October 7th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 7 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation Friday made their first arrest in the police-politician-drug mafia nexus by arresting a police sub inspector attached to the Goa police's ... Read more...

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Cocaine case: Fardeen charged with lighter offence


October 4th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) A Mumbai sessions court Tuesday framed charges against actor Fardeen Khan for attempting to buy cocaine in a 2001 case, dropping against him the graver ... Read more...

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Cop at rave party tests positive for drugs


August 6th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) A police inspector from Mumbai's Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC), arrested in connection with a rave party in Raigad district in June, has tested positive for drug consumption, ... Read more...

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US national arrested with drugs in Goa


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) A US national was arrested and remanded in police custody for possessing drugs, Goa Police said Wednesday.David Ben Tepherith, 52, was arrested following a tip-off and ... Read more...

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List of bills on monsoon agenda (To go with parliament curtain raiser)


July 31st, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The anti-graft Lokpal bill and women's reservation bill are among the significant legislations on the agenda of the month-long monsoon session of parliament that ... Read more...

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India talks tough on terror - ahead of dialogue


July 23rd, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thimphu/New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) In a veiled reference to Pakistan, India Saturday said it was the legal and moral duty of the state to suppress terrorists, including non-state ... Read more...

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Chidambaram, Malik co-travellers for SAARC security conference (Roundup)


July 22nd, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram and his Pakistani counterpart Rehman Malik were Friday on the same Druk Air flight to Bhutan to attend a SAARC ... Read more...

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Chidambaram in Thimphu for SAARC security conference


July 22nd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday left for Thimphu to discuss security and anti-terror measures with his counterparts in the South Asian Association for Regional ... 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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Civil society demands talks on amending narcotics act


June 30th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Asking for a humanitarian approach towards the rehabilitation of drug users, activists Thursday demanded a consultation with various stakeholders on the law used to deal ... Read more...

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Nigerian punished for drug peddling


June 29th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) A Delhi court has sentenced a Nigerian to a 63-month jail term that he has already undergone during the trial, in a drug peddling case.Special ... Read more...

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Russia bans drug addicts from working in harmful areas


May 24th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has banned drug addicts from working in a number of areas, including those which may cause harm or pose a threat to life, according ... Read more...

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Indian soldier held with drugs


May 17th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), May 17 (IANS) Two men, including an Indian Army soldier, have been arrested from the cantonment area here for possessing one kg of heroin, police said Tuesday.Lance Naik ... Read more...

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Court defers Rahul Mahajan drug abuse case


May 3rd, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday posted for May 25 the drug abuse case involving Rahul Mahajan, son of the slain Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader ... Read more...

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Case against ‘Dum Maaro Dum’ for indecency


April 18th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) An advocate filed a case in the Allahabad High Court Monday seeking a ban on the film "Dum Maaro Dum" on account of its "obscene and ... Read more...

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Russians top Goa casino employees, says minister


March 31st, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 31 (IANS) Russians top the number of foreigners employed in casinos, while Nepalis head the list of foreign nationals arrested in drug cases in Goa, according to home ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan agree to enhance cooperation to control drug trafficking


March 29th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): Expressing concern over the growing menace of Narcotics/Drugs, India and Pakistan have agreed that cooperation between Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) of India and Anti Narcotics Forces (ANF) ... Read more...

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India among top drugs hotspots: UN report (Lead)


March 2nd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) India has become the hotspot for drug cartels to source chemicals needed for illicit manufacturing of synthetic psychotropic drugs such as methamphetamine, a UN narcotics ... 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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Five-fold strategy to deal with black money: Mukherjee


February 28th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said the government has adopted a five-fold strategy to deal with the problem of generation and circulation of black money.Presenting ... Read more...

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Corruption charge filed against embezzling official


February 25th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 25 (IANS) A local court here Friday framed charges of corruption and criminal conspiracy against Narcotics Control Bureau's (NCB) former zonal director Saji Mohan, who allegedly embezzled Rs.13.81 lakh.Additional district ... Read more...

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