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Rhea Chakraborty arrested by NCB: It's time India's debate on drugs came out of the closet
India

Rhea Chakraborty arrested by NCB: It's time India's debate on drugs came out of the closet

There’s no doubt whatsoever that some individuals suffer as a result of their use of narcotics — just as at least 260,000 people die each year because of alcohol abuse. Yet, prohibition has been proven, repeatedly, to do nothing other than corrupt law enforcement and enrich criminals.

Drones to be deployed to destroy hidden marijuana plantations; Centre to offer alternative crop to cultivators
India

Drones to be deployed to destroy hidden marijuana plantations; Centre to offer alternative crop to cultivators

The Centre has decided to deploy drones to destroy marijuana plantations before the crop is harvested and finds its way into the hands of the drug cartels

Dutch Olympic sprinter Madiea Ghafoor caught transporting drugs, sentenced to eight-and-a-half-years in jail
Sports

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
World

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

Death of Kerala man who joined Islamic State points to dangerous trend; fake currency, narcotics fueling terrorism
India

Death of Kerala man who joined Islamic State points to dangerous trend; fake currency, narcotics fueling terrorism

Men and women primarily from Kerala seeking to join the Islamic State is something that has been occurring more or less under the radar of media coverage.

Phase 4 of Lok Sabha election: Election Commission seizes Rs 785.26 crore in cash and Rs 249 crore illicit liquor
India

Phase 4 of Lok Sabha election: Election Commission seizes Rs 785.26 crore in cash and Rs 249 crore illicit liquor

The Election Commission said it has seized unaccounted money, illicit liquor, drugs and other inducements worth a total of Rs 3,274 crore in the fourth phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections on Monday.

The new  Viagra of  terror
World

The new Viagra of terror

Churned out by legal and illegal factories from Punjab to Gujarat, painkiller Tramadol has taken the conflict zones of the world by storm

Five US police officers shot while serving warrant in southeast Houston; two suspects killed
World

Five US police officers shot while serving warrant in southeast Houston; two suspects killed

The Houston Police chief said two officers were were hit in the neck area. Law enforcement sources confirmed one officer was shot in the face, one in the leg and one was shot in the shoulder/chest area.

Ajaz Khan, former Bigg Boss contestant, nabbed in Mumbai for possession of banned drugs
Entertainment

Ajaz Khan, former Bigg Boss contestant, nabbed in Mumbai for possession of banned drugs

Ajaz Khan was arrested on 22 October night from a hotel room in Belapur with eight tablets of the prohibited 'ecstasy' tablets, which are popular in rave parties

Donald Trump plans to hold UNSC meeting on Iran's alleged international law violations on 26 September, says Nikki Haley
World

Donald Trump plans to hold UNSC meeting on Iran's alleged international law violations on 26 September, says Nikki Haley

On Donald Trump calling the UNSC meeting about Iran, she said the message to Tehran is that the world is watching its actions, whether supporting terrorism, launching ballistic missiles or selling weapons.

DRI seizes 1.8 kg of heroin worth Rs 9 crore in Jammu, arrests two; sleuths acted on a tip-off
India

DRI seizes 1.8 kg of heroin worth Rs 9 crore in Jammu, arrests two; sleuths acted on a tip-off

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence has seized the vehicle in which the two were transporting the heroin worth Rs 9 crore along the Jammu-Srinagar highway.

Don't peddle drugs, smuggle gold as it's a bailable offence, Rajasthan MLA advises people
India

Don't peddle drugs, smuggle gold as it's a bailable offence, Rajasthan MLA advises people

Bilara MLA Arjun Lal Garg has an advice to the Dewasi community: Stop peddling drugs, it is a non-bailable offence. Go for gold, where bail is easily obtainable.

In Republic Day address, Goa Governor Mridula Sinha says government committed to fight narcotics, human trafficking
India

In Republic Day address, Goa Governor Mridula Sinha says government committed to fight narcotics, human trafficking

Goa Governor Mridula Sinha said although tourism was generating revenue in the state, it has also brought with it issues like narcotics and human trafficking

Centre announces up to Rs 20 lakh reward to officers involved in drug seizures
India

Centre announces up to Rs 20 lakh reward to officers involved in drug seizures

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.

In Kashmir, focus on militancy left rising drug addiction unchecked: Political unrest and growing unemployment to blame
India

In Kashmir, focus on militancy left rising drug addiction unchecked: Political unrest and growing unemployment to blame

Drug addiction is a bigger challenge than militancy in Jammu and Kashmir today, the state’s director general of police, Shesh Paul Vaid, told a news agency on 16 November, 2017.

Pakistan seeks new helicopter deal with US for anti-narcotics operations after returning nine choppers
World

Pakistan seeks new helicopter deal with US for anti-narcotics operations after returning nine choppers

Pakistan is trying to reacquire an unspecified number of helicopters from the US for anti-narcotics operations after returning nine Huey II helicopters it had acquired in 2002

Hyderabad narcotics racket: Tollywood drug fracas mustn't overshadow real victims, the youths
India

Hyderabad narcotics racket: Tollywood drug fracas mustn't overshadow real victims, the youths

While big heroes and heroines getting named and shamed in drug busts make for titillating news, it should not concern society at large.

Hyderabad drug racket: How the city of pearls has turned into a flourishing narcotics hub
India

Hyderabad drug racket: How the city of pearls has turned into a flourishing narcotics hub

"Drug-deliveries take place like pizza and biryani in workspaces, shopping malls, film theatres, schools and colleges,"

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.

Chennai drug bust: 11 kgs of meth, 90 kgs of heroin and other drugs worth Rs 71 crore seized
India

Chennai drug bust: 11 kgs of meth, 90 kgs of heroin and other drugs worth Rs 71 crore seized

Narcotic drugs worth Rs 71 crore were seized and 10 people arrested after a surprise check at at a manufacturing unit near in Chennai.