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Pakistan's anti-narcotics force foils drug smuggling attempt

Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) of Pakistan has foiled an attempt to smuggle drugs from Benazir Bhutto International Airport Islamabad. The ANF recovered 1 kg of the ice from a passenger who was on his way to Saudi Arabia by acting on an intelligence tip-off, Dunya News said. The man, who belonged to the country's northwestern Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, ...

17 hours ago
Paraguay national caught with Rs 4 crore cocaine

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The CISF has caught a Paraguay national from Cochin airport in Kerala for illegally carrying 3.69 kg cocaine worth Rs 4 crore in the international market, an official said here on Monday. The passenger, identified as Alexis Regalado Fernandez, was caught around 7.30 p.m. on Sunday during the pre-embarkation security check (frisking) at the domestic security hold ...

3 days ago
Punjab nod to forfeiture of properties of drug offenders

Chandigarh, Nov 17 (IANS) The Punjab cabinet on Friday gave its nod for enactment of 'Punjab Forfeiture of Illegally Acquired Property Act, 2017' to enable attachment, seizure and forfeiture of properties of drug offenders. The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh here on Friday. Giving details of the proposed legislation, a spokespers...

5 days ago
Record opium production in Afghanistan in 2017

Kabul, Nov 15 (IANS) Opium production in Afghanistan grew by 87 per cent in 2017 to an estimated 9,000 tonnes -- a record number that was accompanied by a 63 per cent rise in the area dedicated to poppy cultivation -- according to a joint report by the Afghan government and the UN presented on Wednesday in Kabul. According to the Afghanistan Opium Survey 2017, the area under opium poppy ...

7 days ago
Trump lauds 'great relationship' with Duterte

Manila, Nov 13 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said on Monday that he had a great relationship with his Philippines counterpart Rodrigo Duterte, who is accused of carrying out a brutal campaign of extrajudicial killings in his nations war on drugs. The two leaders met for the first time briefly on Friday at an economic summit in Danang, Vietnam, and were photographed raising wine glasse...

10 days ago
India, Pakistan agree on peaceful borders, more border guard meets

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) India and Pakistan on Friday agreed on constant endeavour to maintain peace on borders, utmost caution and care in dealing with civilians as well as resuming commandant-level talks to resolve local issues during the bi-annual talks between chiefs of their border guarding forces. The three-day 44th Director General-level meeting of the Border Security Force (BSF) ...

10 days ago
BSF, Pakistan Rangers agree to maintain peace on borders

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) India and Pakistan on Friday agreed for constant endeavour to maintain peaceful and tranquil borders as well as utmost caution and care in dealing with civilians during the bi-annual talks between the chiefs of both countries' border guarding forces. The three-day 44th Director General-level meeting of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Pakistan Rangers, whi...

12 days ago
VR game may reduce pain while drawing blood

New York, Nov 8 (IANS) Offering children to play a Virtual Reality (VR) game while drawing blood can significantly reduce their perception of acute pain, anxiety and general distress, new research has found. Given the immersive and engaging nature of the VR experience, this technology has the capacity to act as a preventative intervention transforming the blood draw experience into a les...

14 days ago
Two arrested for online drug peddling

New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Two men were arrested on Monday on the charge of peddling drugs online, Delhi Police Crime Branch said. A total of 62 gm ecstasy, a psychotropic substance, was seized from Kamal Kalra and Mahesh Goyal, Crime Branch Deputy Commissioner of Police Rajesh Deo said. The drug was meant for sale at rave parties in Delhi and Noida. After a tip-off about ...

14 days ago
Drug mafia may be targeting me with sex scandal: Goa Minister

Panaji, Nov 6 (IANS) Goa Fisheries Minister Vinod Palienkar, who is in the eye of an alleged sex scandal, on Monday said a smear campaign was being perpetrated against him because of his uncompromising stand against the drug mafia. Palienkar's comments come soon after lawyer-activist Aires Rodrigues said that he would be submitting to Governor Mridula Sinha contents of a video footage al...

20 days ago
Arrest warrant against Weinstein accuser Rose McGowan

Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) An arrest warrant for felony possession of a controlled substance has been issued for actress Rose McGowan, who is one of the dozens of women who accused Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct. The charges stem from a police investigation of personal belongings left behind on a United Airlines flight arriving at Washington Dulles International ...

20 days ago
Pakistan seeks new US deal after returning 9 choppers

Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) 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, the media reported. Pakistan returned on Monday the remaining five of the nine helicopters it had received from the US almost 15 years ago. The Interior Ministry had earlier given back fo...

21 days ago
Pakistan returns helicopters given by US

Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Pakistan on Monday returned the last of five helicopters given to it by the US for monitoring the country's border with Afghanistan, the media reported. The US gave a total of nine helicopters to Pakistan in 2002. Pakistan had returned four of them on October 15, Geo News reported. The remaining choppers were loaded on a transport aircraft in Islamabad. T...

1 month ago
Absconding convicted killer of Mumbai lawyer nabbed from J&K

Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, the Mumbai police on Tuesday said it had traced and nabbed the killer of a prominent Mumbai lawyer who was convicted and jailed but later jumped parole, from a remote hideout in Jammu & Kashmir. The convict was identified as Sajjad Ahmed Abdulaziz Moghal alias Pathan, who was sentenced to life imprisonment for the killing of a young lawy...

1 month ago
Drugs seized, four arrested near Manipur-Myanmar border

Imphal, Oct 10 (IANS) Four drug traffickers carrying narcotic pills valued at Rs 60 lakh in the international market have been arrested near the Manipur-Myanmar border, police said on Tuesday. The drug traffickers, arrested by the 12 Assam Rifles personnel from Khudengthabi area close to the border, were handed over to Moreh Police, H. Achouba, the Moreh Police Station House Officer, sai...

3 months ago
60 killed in Philippines war on drugs

Manila, Aug 17 (IANS/MAP) At least 60 drug suspects have been killed here in the last three days as President Rodrigo Duterte's fierce war on drugs and crime intensifies. Police killed at least 28 people overnight in the crackdown, authorities said on Thursday. The killings followed 32 deaths in police raids on Monday night in Bulacan province, which borders the capital. Accordi...

3 months ago
32 killed in one day in Philippines war on drugs

Manila, Aug 17 (IANS) Police in the Philippines said that 32 drug suspects had been killed in a span of 24 hours in one of the bloodiest days since President Rodrigo Duterte launched an initiative last year to fight the narcotics trade. Police officers killed 32 suspects and arrested 107 in a large scale operation carried out between Monday and Tuesday in Bulacan province, the provincial...

3 months ago
Owners of two Goa beach shacks arrested on drug charges

Panaji, Aug 15 (IANS) Owners of two popular beach shacks in North Goa's Anjuna village were arrested on Tuesday after a police raid found waiters and patrons at the establishments in possession of drugs, said police. Superintendent of Police (North Goa) Chandan Choudhury confirmed the arrests of Edwin Nunes, owner of Curlies shack, and Rohan Shetty of Club Nyex -- both cafes located in A...

3 months ago
990 get Police Medals, Chhattisgarh's STF commander posthumous gallantry awardee

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A total of 990 personnel have been awarded Police Medals on the 71st Independence Day, with Chhattisgarh's elite Special Task Force Platoon Commander Shankar Rao posthumously named for the President's Police Medal for Gallantry. Rao, called 'Fighter Rao' by his colleagues, showed exemplary courage during a Maoist ambush in Sukma district on April 11, 2015, in whi...

3 months ago
US imposes sanctions on Mexican drug cartel

Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) The US Treasury Department announced on Wednesday that it has slapped sanctions on Mexican drug kingpin Raul Flores Hernandez and his network. Apart from Hernandez and his Flores Drug Trafficking Organization, the US also put 21 Mexican nationals and 42 entities on the sanctions list as they were believed to be in relation to the Guadalajara-based drug trafficki...

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