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The execution of another Malaysian in late April sparked an international outcry because he was believed to be mentally disabled
Convicted Malaysian-Indian death-row inmate not specifically targeted in scheduling process, says Singapore AGC
A spokesperson of the Attorney-General's Chambers noted that a Court of Appeal judgment on 30 May had stated that it appeared at the present stage that Datchinamurthy Kataiah, 36, had been 'singled out' by the decision to schedule him for execution on 29 April
This high-level committee meeting was also attended by senior officers from the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Department of Revenue (Ministry of Finance) and Indian Coast Guard
A proactive approach has enabled India to actively contribute to the task of building a regional consensus on the future of Afghanistan
In embracing the limelight, had Coronel put a target on her own back?
Aispuro is charged with conspiracy to distribute drugs in the US and is accused of helping her husband escape from a Mexican prison in 2015
Dutch Olympic sprinter Madiea Ghafoor caught transporting drugs, sentenced to eight-and-a-half-years in jail
Dutch Olympic athlete Madiea Ghafoor has been sentenced to eight-and-a-half years in jail after £2 million ($2.58 million) worth of ecstasy tablets and crystal meth were found in the boot of her car in Germany, DPA news agency has reported.
US treasury cracks down on Chinese traffickers of fentanyl; accused used bitcoin to sell opioid behind thousands of overdose deaths
The US Treasury took action Wednesday to crack down on Chinese traffickers of deadly fentanyl, sanctioning producer-exporters and warning banks on financial schemes used to distribute the synthetic opioid behind thousands of US overdose deaths
International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking: Tackling criminal network key to sustainable development
The United Nations has sought to emphasise that tackling drug abuse leads directly to both health and justice, which are two sides of the same coin.
Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to Telangana bill to tackle sexual offenders, cybercrimes, bootlegging, drug-trafficking
Through the amendment, the Telangana government has included provisions under which selling of spurious seeds, insecticides, fertilisers, adulteration of food, making of fake documents, unauthorised selling of forest products and gambling are punishable crimes.
BIMSTEC summit: Narendra Modi says India is committed to work with nations to enhance regional connectivity
Narendra Modi said while addressing the inaugural session of the 4th BIMSTEC summit in Kathmandu that he believed there was a big opportunity for Connectivity - trade connectivity, economic connectivity, transport connectivity, digital connectivity, and people-to-people connectivity.
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.
Peru declares 60-day State of Emergency on its border with Colombia to secure area affected by drug trafficking
Peru has declared a 60-day state of emergency on its border with Colombia in order to guarantee security in a region rife with drug trafficking
A drive initiated by the Tripura government against illegal drugs - banned cough syrups, ganja, heroine and brown sugar - has yielded positive results in the past 100 days, Deb said
Border management policy to thwart illicit trade in small arms is prime objective, says India at UN conference
Ambassador Amandeep Singh Gill in the third UN conference said that the primary objective of the Border Management Policy is to ensure safety against illicit trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW).
Pakistani national running drug trafficking network pleads guilty to conspiring to import heroin into US
A Pakistani national, leading a drug trafficking organisation based in Afghanistan and Pakistan, has pleaded guilty to conspiring to import heroin into US.
India, UAE condemn use of terrorism as state policy, agree to strengthen cooperation in combating extremism
India and the UAE condemned the efforts, including by states, to support and sponsor terrorism against other nations or to use it as an instrument of state policy, in an apparent reference to Pakistan
Giving a boost to confiscation of narcotics and psychotropic substances in the country, the Centre on Tuesday announced monetary rewards up to Rs 20 lakh to officers involved in drug interdiction.
The ASEAN defence ministers began their high-level security dialogue to discuss security issues, including counter-terrorism, drug trafficking and maritime conflicts, facing the region
ASEAN defence ministers begin high-level talks in Philippines; terrorism, drug trafficking on agenda
The ASEAN defence ministers began their high-level security dialogue on Monday to discuss security issues, including counter-terrorism, drug trafficking