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Lekha Shankar | Thailand prepares its cannabis policy post-legalisation

Thai public health minister says aim to use herb only for medical and health purposes

27 Jul 2022 7:57 AM

India in Trump's list of top drug transit and drug producing nations

Trump also named Bolivia and the regime of Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela in the list

17 Sep 2020 6:55 PM

Delhi: Rs 600 cr narcotics seized, 2 Afghans among 5 arrested

Apart from the Afghan nationals, another accused Vakeel, was found who had just finished loading his car with contraband.

20 Jul 2019 3:03 AM

Narcotics worth Rs 3.45 billion seized in Pakistan

The Pakistan Coast Guards during raid in the country's restive Balochistan province recovered 350 kgs narcotics worth over Rs. 3.45 billion

01 May 2019 5:32 PM

Mephedrone worth Rs 40 lakh seized in Mumbai, 2 arrested

The police also seized cash, a few plastic bags, an electronic weighing scale and mobile phones from the accused, an official said.

14 Jan 2019 1:43 PM


Trump identifies India among 21 major illicit drug producing countries

Other Asian countries identified as major drug transit or major illicit drug producing countries are Afghanistan, Pakistan and Myanmar.

12 Sep 2018 12:37 PM

Opioids tied to bad sex life and lack of desire

When people do take opioids, they should work with their doctor to make the medication dose as low as possible to reduce pain sensations.

26 Jul 2018 6:26 PM

Two arrested for illegal smuggling of narcotics

The accused were identified as Bhure Singh and Sikander.

19 Jul 2018 5:53 AM

'Shooting gallery' helps addicts in Europe's richest country

The question is why Luxembourg has so many drug addicts

07 May 2018 5:19 PM

1.3kg of heroin recovered from Uganda women

At the moment we only know that she was told to hand over the contraband to some local handler,” said an NCB release.

23 Feb 2018 6:37 AM


Record 1.6 tonnes of Crystal Meth seized in Indonesia

President Joko Widodo’s government cracked down on trafficking in effort to contain soaring consumption of crystal meth, other narcotics.

21 Feb 2018 11:02 AM

Drugged driver crashes car into second story

Luckily no one died in the incident and only two people suffered minor injuries. 

15 Jan 2018 7:37 PM

Chicago police infiltrate Facebook groups selling guns, drugs, arrest 50

Police Supdt. Johnson criticized Facebook, saying the company did not cooperate, making the investigation process longer.

22 Dec 2017 1:36 PM

Over 2.7 lakh drug addicts in Punjab, says study

The study also found growing usage of injectable opioids like heroin and buprenorphine in the Union Territory and state capital Chandigarh.

10 Sep 2017 6:45 AM

Cross-LoC trade through Uri to resume next week

The Jammu and Kashmir officials on Thursday met with their counterparts from the PoK at “Zero Point” near Kaman Post of the LoC in Uri.

04 Aug 2017 1:15 AM


PIA crew held at Heathrowover drugs

The incident happened on Monday when PK785 from Islamabad arrived at the London airport.

17 May 2017 12:56 AM

Two arrested with 2.66 kg drugs worth Rs 54 lakh

The seized narcotics included 2.66 kg of Ephedrine, Bromhezine, Methamphitamine and Ketamine.

10 May 2017 3:05 AM

2 held for selling cough syrup to drug addicts

The police found 999 Corex syrup bottles in 18 boxes valued at Rs 1.20 lakh from the accused persons.

02 May 2017 3:10 AM

Hyderabad: DRI seizes 1161 kg ganja from truck, one held

A case has been registered under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985.

26 Mar 2017 6:57 PM

Bike-borne miscreants shoot at youth after tiff

The slueths have interrogated some of the victim’s friends and locals for further leads.

24 Mar 2017 2:57 AM