BSF recovers 31-kg heroin, nabs Pakistani smuggler in Punjab's Ferozepur

In the first seizure, the BSF sleuths of the 14th battalion recovered 30 packets of heroin weighing 29.87 kg near the M W Uthar border outpost in Khem Karan area.

published on : 7th April 2021

The immortal heroines

When asked to name one favourite actress and one standout performance on Twitter, the names that came up went as far back as Meena Kumari.

published on : 5th April 2021

'Chor': Huma Qureshi and Sonakshi Sinha enter in fun banter over similar hairstyle

Sonakshi posted photos from a restaurant in Goa, where she dropped by with a friend and Huma noticed Sonakshi's pigtail buns in the image.

published on : 9th January 2021

Over 65 die of substance abuse in Mizoram in 2020

Until 2015, spasmo proxyvon, which is used as a pain- killer, had caused maximum drug-related deaths in the state.

published on : 5th January 2021

Heroin recovered from consignment of baby clothes in Mumbai

The DRI's Mumbai zonal unit on Sunday recovered 497 gm of the contraband from two stainless-steel flasks, which were packed in the consignment of baby clothes, the official said.

published on : 29th December 2020

'The Lost Heroine' book review: Cast away

While Malayalam cinema is widely celebrated, few knew about the trials of PK Rosy, who featured as the lead in the language’s first talkie, Vighathakumaran (1928).

published on : 29th November 2020

Heroin concealed in buttons seized by DRI officials in Mumbai; three held

The contraband was ingeniously concealed in buttons sewn into women's dresses sent in a consignment, which arrived in the city from South Africa.

published on : 28th November 2020

Thoothukudi smuggling: Six Sri Lankans remanded till December 4

They were interrogated by multiple agencies including narcotics control bureau and intelligence units.

published on : 28th November 2020

100 kg heroin from Pakistan seized in high seas south of Thoothukudi by Coast Guard

A Coast Guard spokesman said the drugs were transferred onto the Sri Lankan vessel “Shenaya Duwa” on the high seas by a Pakistani dhow from Karachi

published on : 25th November 2020

Man arrested with 1 kg heroin in JK's Poonch

The delivery of the drug consignment from across the border can't be ruled out and police is investigating all the forward and backward linkages, they said.

published on : 15th October 2020

Heroin worth Rs 10 crore seized from two Afghans at Delhi Airport

Customs officials have seized heroin worth Rs 10 crore from two Afghan nationals at the international airport.

published on : 15th October 2020

BSF recovers 1 kg heroin in Amritsar along international border

During patrol duty, the BSF troops recovered two plastic bottles carrying the drug.

published on : 5th October 2020

Heroin worth Rs 25 crore seized in Assam, one held

The operation was part of the ongoing action against the drug smuggling activities in the state.

published on : 28th September 2020

62 kg heroin seized as BSF foils infiltration bid along IB in Jammu

The attempt to smuggle the narcotics and weapons was scuttled by BSF personnel of Budhwar and Bullechak border outposts in Arnia area of R S Pura sector around 2 am.

published on : 20th September 2020

NCB cracks major heroin trafficking module

The central anti-drug agency arrested seven people, including one African and one Burmese national, in the case.

published on : 7th September 2020
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