In a first, India to define, regulate over-the-counter drugs

Over-the-counter drugs to be divided into 2 groups, move aims to ‘promote self-care without compromising safety’

published on : 23rd September 2019

British-Pakistani couple arrested for smuggling 25 kg heroin to UK 

Mohammed Tahir Ayaz, 26, and his wife Ikra Hussain, 20, of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, could face the death penalty for attempting to smuggle heroin to the UK via Dubai.

published on : 22nd September 2019

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

5 Afghans ingest 370 heroin capsules worth Rs 15 cr for smuggling into India; held at Delhi airport

During their hospitalisation from September 14-18, as many as 370 capsules were ejected by them, they said.

published on : 20th September 2019

Bhubaneshwar Crime Branch nab woman drug peddler from West Bengal

The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch apprehended a woman drug peddler from Haldipadia Basti in the Capital on Wednesday.

published on : 19th September 2019

Drug peddlers from Nigeria and Uganda arrested from Auroville

According to police, the NIB CID wing received information that some foreigners staying near Auroville were smuggling and selling drugs.

published on : 19th September 2019

Two Indian drug peddlers sentenced to life terms in Sri Lanka

The sentencing came as President Maithripala Sirisena was contemplating action to renew the capital punishment for drug-related crime.

published on : 18th September 2019

Delhi: 60-year-old woman held with 36 grams of heroin

Cash worth Rs 6,130, earned from the sale of smack, was recovered from her.

published on : 17th 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

Failure of Niramaya leads to Jan Aushadhi success in Dhenkanal

 Failure of the State Government’s flagship Niramaya free drug distribution scheme has led to success of Centre’s Jan Aushadhi programme in the district.

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

Over 125 drug peddlers held in special drive over 8 months in Mumbai

More than 80 kiosks have been razed during this period with the help of the city civic body for selling drugs to students of various schools and colleges in Zone VIII, IX and X.

published on : 10th September 2019
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