Drugs

After court order, dry ganja worth Rs 15 crore destroyed at Kapuluppada

The contraband was seized in 455 cases under 13 police stations and it had been lying in the police stations for the past 10 years.

published on : 21st September 2019

Drugs Controller General of India to increase drug exports from 40 to 60 per cent

On the US FDA scrutiny of Indian drug firms, he said the regulator rarely recognises other regulators’ decisions.

published on : 20th September 2019

Inter-state drug supplier nabbed, pistol seized

The Special Task Force of Crime Branch nabbed wanted inter-state drugs supplier, SK Raja (29) of Sahadevkhunta in Balasore district, from the Capital on Sunday night.

published on : 17th September 2019

Ganja seized, 8 peddlers nabbed in Chennai

A team which has been monitoring peddling of ganja among students of schools and colleges, nabbed Singaravel from Madurai and based on his tip-off, arrested seven others.

published on : 16th September 2019

Mizoram man sentenced to 10 years in jail for drug peddling

The court also slapped a fine of Rs one lakh on him, state excise and narcotics department officials said.

published on : 13th September 2019

Drug Control Administration conducts raid on Torque Pharmaceuticals in Bhubaneshwar

The team, led by Drug Inspectors Dr Sudarsan Biswal and Chandan Kumar Giri, seized nine samples for quality testing.

published on : 11th September 2019

Pakistan allows import of life-saving drugs from India

In its reaction to the political developments in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan had suspended bilateral trade with India and also expelled the Indian Ambassador from Islamabad.

published on : 3rd September 2019

Justin Bieber says childhood stardom led to drug abuse, suicidal tendencies

Justin Beiber was discovered while performing on YouTube aged 13 and soon amassed millions of fans but had several run-ins with the law.

published on : 3rd September 2019

Exclusive de-addiction centres for children is the need of the hour

Adolescents involved in drug abuse are often accommodated with adults. This results in them getting new contacts to obtain drugs

published on : 31st August 2019

Poor storage: Your pharmacy is probably spoiling medicines

The medicines you consume probably aren’t working as effectively as they should, because pharmacies often don’t adhere to the specified storage conditions.

published on : 29th August 2019

Over 65,000 tablets of banned drugs seized from chemist shop in Chandigarh

The recovered tablets included tramadol, buprenorphine, diphenoxylate, alprazolam and clonzepam, the officials said.

published on : 28th August 2019

China's new drug law may open doors for Indian generic medicines

India has been demanding that China open its pharmaceutical market to Indian drugs as part of the efforts to lower the USD 57 billion trade deficit in about USD 95.5 billion total trade since 2018.

published on : 28th August 2019

Call centre employees arrested for selling synthetic drugs in Chennai luxury hotel's bar 

Police nabbed them and seized 10 Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) tablets and two LSD stamps worth Rs 1.50 lakh.

published on : 26th August 2019

Graduate drug pushers on prowl in posh bars; two held

The accused are employees of call centre in Tiruvanmiyur, say cops  

published on : 26th August 2019

Banned party drugs worth Rs 400 crore seized in Manipur

The police have seized banned party drugs worth Rs 400 crore in the international market from Thoubal district.

published on : 25th August 2019
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