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Police raid pub in Hyderabad, seize 5 gm of cocaine; over 125 customers questioned
India

Police raid pub in Hyderabad, seize 5 gm of cocaine; over 125 customers questioned

After the seizure of the drug, a case was registered against the two owners of the pub, one of whom is reportedly absconding, said the police

From cocaine to heroin and LSD, common party drugs being consumed by youths
India

From cocaine to heroin and LSD, common party drugs being consumed by youths

Young people, nowadays, not only consume plant-based drugs such as cannabis, cocaine, and heroin, but have also switched to synthetic drugs including MDMA and ketamine

Taliban return in Afghanistan continues Hazara history of persecution
World

Taliban return in Afghanistan continues Hazara history of persecution

The Hazara’s roots in South Asia go back centuries. Their ancestors are said to include Mongol troops, and recent genetic analysis has confirmed partial Mongol ancestry

International Day against Drug Abuse: UN report shows opioid market showed resilience despite pandemic; key points
World

International Day against Drug Abuse: UN report shows opioid market showed resilience despite pandemic; key points

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenging time for people across demographics worldwide. Hence, the findings of the UNODC in the context of the pandemic are significant

'Wild boars know how to party': Twitter reacts to hogs finding and destroying cocaine worth £17,000 hidden in Italy's Tuscany
World

'Wild boars know how to party': Twitter reacts to hogs finding and destroying cocaine worth £17,000 hidden in Italy's Tuscany

A stash of cocaine about £17,000 hidden in an Italian forest by a gang of suspected drug dealers was reportedly destroyed by wild boars.

Fortnite gets sued by Canadians on count of being as addictive as taking cocaine
Gaming

Fortnite gets sued by Canadians on count of being as addictive as taking cocaine

The Quebec Superior Court could spend up to a year deliberating on whether the class action can proceed.

Narcos: Mexico review — Netflix's global hit delivers another high with solid fourth instalment
Entertainment

Narcos: Mexico review — Netflix's global hit delivers another high with solid fourth instalment

As catchphrases go, 'In crisis, there's opportunity' doesn't quite have the same ring as 'plata o plomo'. But it serves just fine as the core of Narcos: Mexico, instalment four of Netflix's hit original.

El Chapo bribed Interpol and Mexican authorities to keep drugs flowing, says drug lord's former ally Jesus Zambada
World

El Chapo bribed Interpol and Mexican authorities to keep drugs flowing, says drug lord's former ally Jesus Zambada

Jesus Zambada, brother of the cartel's co-head, the still-at-large Ismael Zambada, detailed the eye-watering costs of protecting cocaine shipments that originated in Colombia and travelled to the US via Mexico — with payments amounting to $300,000 per month in Mexico City alone.

PMO asks home ministry, NCB to map sources of iIllicit drugs to end menace before addiction becomes endemic
India

PMO asks home ministry, NCB to map sources of iIllicit drugs to end menace before addiction becomes endemic

Sources told Firstpost that Prime Minister Narendra Modi insisted that entire country should be mapped for the availability of illicit drugs and main centres of activity should be identified so that specific strategies could be put in place to address this serious issues.

Nigerian woman busted by Kolkata NCB for carrying drugs in uterus at city airport
India

Nigerian woman busted by Kolkata NCB for carrying drugs in uterus at city airport

David Blessing (30) was arrested by NCB following the seizure of 20 blots of LSD, a psychedelic drug, from her bag after she landed at Kolkata airport from Mumbai Monday night

Charmed actress Rose McGowan indicted on cocaine possession charges with respect to January 2017 incident
Entertainment

Charmed actress Rose McGowan indicted on cocaine possession charges with respect to January 2017 incident

The charge is to do with an incident in which Rose McGowan left her wallet on her seat after a United Airlines flight and two bags of cocaine were found.

Brazilian woman arrested from New Delhi airport for smuggling cocaine worth Rs 6 crore by swallowing 106 capsules
India

Brazilian woman arrested from New Delhi airport for smuggling cocaine worth Rs 6 crore by swallowing 106 capsules

A 25-year-old Brazilian woman has been arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) from the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport in New Delhi for allegedly smuggling cocaine in 106 self-swallowed capsules, officials said on Sunday.

Donald Trump threatens to end foreign aid to countries that won't prevent illegal drugs from reaching US
World

Donald Trump threatens to end foreign aid to countries that won't prevent illegal drugs from reaching US

US president Donald Trump has threatened to end foreign aid to countries who do not prevent illegal drugs from reaching the US.

Delhi's drug crisis: Drug addiction transcends class barriers, rehabilitation is a massive challenge
India

Delhi's drug crisis: Drug addiction transcends class barriers, rehabilitation is a massive challenge

Firstpost walked into urban villages in all parts of Delhi to find out in detail about the drug addiction plaguing various parts of the city. The ground report showed a sordid picture.

Stranger Things' Charlie Heaton caught with cocaine at airport; denied entry into US
Entertainment

Stranger Things' Charlie Heaton caught with cocaine at airport; denied entry into US

Charlie Heaton was flying to Los Angeles for the Stranger Things season 2 launch party when he is reportedly said to have been caught with the substance.

Illegal drugs market 'thriving' globally as opium, cocaine production escalates: UN report
World

Illegal drugs market 'thriving' globally as opium, cocaine production escalates: UN report

The global narcotics market is "thriving", with production of cocaine and opium substances soaring and opioids wreaking havoc said a UN agency.

American Made trailer: Tom Cruise's new film will remind you of Knight and Day
Entertainment

American Made trailer: Tom Cruise's new film will remind you of Knight and Day

The trailer for Tom Cruise's latest movie American Made is out; Cruise plays drug hustler Barry Seal.

Bengaluru: Four Nigerians, among five, arrested with cocaine worth Rs 18 lakh
India

Bengaluru: Four Nigerians, among five, arrested with cocaine worth Rs 18 lakh

On a tip-off, the Crime Branch raided two houses in the suburbs and seized 168 grams of cocaine valued at Rs 18 lakh.

'I'm here to stay': Heavyweight champion boxer Tyson Fury does retirement U-turn
Sports

'I'm here to stay': Heavyweight champion boxer Tyson Fury does retirement U-turn

Controversial world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury made an abrupt U-turn on his retirement decision on Monday, tweeting: "I'm here to stay."