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Tuesday, August 16, 2022



Narcotics worth Rs 111.41 crore seized at Chennai airport, foreigner among 2 held

August 14, 2022 7:48 am

In the first incident on August 11, the authorities, on specific inputs, confiscated cocaine and heroin concealed in the cabin baggage, shoes and slippers of a passenger on his arrival from Addis Ababa.

Mumbai duo nabbed in Kondhwa with Mephedrone worth Rs 7.56 lakh

August 13, 2022 8:19 am

The suspected peddlers were identified as Sarfaraz Iqbal Memon (42) and Ansari Zamir Ahmad Abdul Khalik (43), both residents of Mumbai.

Taking certain opioids while on commonly prescribed antidepressants may increase the risk of overdose

July 31, 2022 1:48 pm

Other types of drugs have been shown to increase the risk of overdose and other harmful interactions

Draft Drugs, Medical Devices and Cosmetics Bill 2022: The making of the digital pharmacist

July 28, 2022 8:32 am

Shailaja Chandra writes: Draft law recognises potential of e-commerce in the pharmaceutical sector. But more needs to be done to ensure that the medical products sold in the country are safe, effective and conform to prescribed quality standards

Two Nigerians arrested with drugs worth Rs 1.2 crore

July 27, 2022 9:38 am

Senior Inspector Vinayak Gaikwad said, "Primary probe suggests Emmanuel had come on a commercial visa to India on the pretext of selling items like garments and shoes.

Punjab Police arrest 676 drug smugglers in one week

July 11, 2022 5:20 pm

Punjab DGP Gaurav Yadav has ordered all the Commissioners of Police/ Senior Superintendents of Police in the state to strictly adhere to the Punjab Government’s zero-tolerance policy.

24-year-old man held with ‘Meow Meow’ worth over Rs 20.5 lakh, cops to probe ‘supply chain’

July 04, 2022 1:53 am

A team from the Anti-Narcotics Cell received a tip-off from the informants on Saturday evening that a suspect was trying to sell mephedrone in Shivnerinagar area of Kondhwa.

UPSC Essentials: Case Study of the week- Fight for a drug-free community

July 01, 2022 5:08 pm

Every youth who destroys his life by drug addiction is a loss to our society. The solution-oriented case study discusses the issue of drug abuse and de-addiction programme that aspirants will find useful in GS I, essay and ethics. Solve the MCQ given below after reading this article.

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2022: Theme, history and significance

June 27, 2022 9:13 am

The focus is to create awarness about the hazardous impacts of drug abuse on the society and to create a world without it

Shakti Kapoor’s son Siddhanth Kapoor arrested at Bengaluru rave party: police

June 13, 2022 7:24 pm

Police say they have seized seven tablets of MDMA and a small amount of marijuana in the dustbin and that the actor, who was the disc jockey at the party, tested positive for banned drugs.


Narco War: These figures show why Udta Punjab matters

June 09, 2016 9:04 am

An Indian Express investigation on the narcotics war in Punjab.