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Manipur Police claims illegal cross-border drug smuggling from Myanmar on the rise despite measures taken
India

Manipur Police claims illegal cross-border drug smuggling from Myanmar on the rise despite measures taken

Illegal cross-border smuggling of drugs from neighbouring Myanmar to Manipur is witnessing a rapid rise despite measures being undertaken, police said.

Political parties use drug menace in Punjab as perennial election fodder, but none have any solution to offer
India

Political parties use drug menace in Punjab as perennial election fodder, but none have any solution to offer

Punjab has been plagued by a drug menace for years, with political parties bringing up the problem at every election rally but with no solutions.

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman gets life in prison by New York jury for running drug-smuggling operation
World

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman gets life in prison by New York jury for running drug-smuggling operation

The prosecution’s case against El Chapo, a roughly 5-and-a-half-foot figure whose nickname translates to “Shorty,” included the testimony of several turncoats and other witnesses.

Pakistan offers to help UK in probing heroin seizure on PIA flight at Heathrow
World

Pakistan offers to help UK in probing heroin seizure on PIA flight at Heathrow

Drug smuggling is never one-sided, a senior Pakistani official said as Islamabad offered to assist British authorities in a probe into the alleged seizure of heroin on a PIA plane at Heathrow airport.

Arvind Kejriwal vows to arrest Majithia for alleged drug trade
Politics

Arvind Kejriwal vows to arrest Majithia for alleged drug trade

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday pledged to arrest Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia after six months for alleged drug smuggling

Decoding Malda violence: Unrest was more than communal incident, it was narco mafia's message to cops
India

Decoding Malda violence: Unrest was more than communal incident, it was narco mafia's message to cops

The clinching reason behind the violent eruption in Kaliachak block of West Bengal's Malda district has come to the forefront 15 days after the unrest.

Lessons from Pathankot: Stop pointing fingers at BSF; Punjab Police must put its house in order first
India

Lessons from Pathankot: Stop pointing fingers at BSF; Punjab Police must put its house in order first

The Pathankot incident is a wake up call to address the long standing problem with International Border management in the Punjab area, and it is time to act now.

Indonesia executes 8 for drug trafficking, spares one woman from Philippines
World

Indonesia executes 8 for drug trafficking, spares one woman from Philippines

Indonesia brushed aside last-minute appeals and executed eight people convicted of drug smuggling, according to foreign governments and local media reports on Wednesday, although a Philippine woman was granted a stay of execution.

Drug smuggling in India: 94% cases detected in 4 international airports
India

Drug smuggling in India: 94% cases detected in 4 international airports

The data has been compiled by the central Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) which is the nodal authority for drugs and narcotics enforcement in the country.

Sri Lanka sentences 5 Indian fishermen to death for smuggling drugs
World

Sri Lanka sentences 5 Indian fishermen to death for smuggling drugs

Reports said that 3 Sri Lankans had also been sentenced to death along with the Indian fishermen, after "they were found guilty of transporting heroin".

4-year-old brings heroin to daycare, gives it out as candy in Delaware
World

4-year-old brings heroin to daycare, gives it out as candy in Delaware

A preschooler's mom has been arrested after her daughter brought 249 packets of heroin to daycare centre in Delaware and handed them out to other students.

Prescription drug abuse growing in India, smuggled from Bangladesh: UN
Economy

Prescription drug abuse growing in India, smuggled from Bangladesh: UN

Cocaine trafficking has historically been very limited in South Asia but it appears to be rising significantly and 42 kg of cocaine were seized in India in 2012,up from 14 kg in 2011.