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    Mumbai: Govt bans 328 drugs in public interest

    Mumbai: The ministry of health and family welfare (MOHFW) on Wednesday banned the manufacture for sale or distribution for human use of 328 fixed dose combinations (FDCs) with immediate effect, in public interest. It has also restricted the manufacture, sale or distribution of six FDCs, subject to certain conditions.

  • Mumbai: A Tanzanian national held with 6 kg drugs at airport

    Mumbai: A Tanzanian national has been apprehended at the airport here for allegedly trying to smuggle out 6 kgs of drugs, an official said Thursday. I A Shabani, who was supposed to travel to Muscat, was apprehended by CISF personnel at about 2 am, he said. Security personnel intercepted him on the basis of suspicion as he was about to enter the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International (CSMI) Airport here and took him for detailed

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    Mumbai: Three Nigerians held with cocaine worth Rs 15.20 lakh

    Mumbai: Malvani police have arrested three Nigerian nationals for possession of the banned drug, cocaine, worth Rs 15.20 lakh in a crackdown on Tuesday night. The three accused were booked under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drug and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.

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    Mumbai: Two women held with cannabis worth Rs 3 lakh in Worli

    Mumbai: The Worli unit of the Anti-Narcotic Cell (ANC) has apprehended two women from Worli Seaface for alleged possession of the banned narcotic drug cannabis or ‘ganja’. Police seized 15 kilograms of cannabis worth Rs 3 lakh from the duo and booked them under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.

  • Imprisonment of parents may impact their child’s behavior

    New York: Young adults who had a parent imprisoned during their childhood are more likely to skip needed healthcare, smoke cigarettes, engage in risky sexual behaviour and indulge in alcohol and drug abuse, a new study suggests.

  • Drugs, alcohol and more; Ranbir Kapoor reveals his past and present addictions

    Ranbir Kapoor has finally re-established his position at the box office with his latest release Sanju doing record breaking business. He has got validation from both masses and critics for this movie as he has proved himself to be the best actor of our times. Post success of Sanju, he spoke to media about what went into the preparation of possibly one of the toughest role of his career.

  • World Drug Report 2018: Prescription drug abuse expands; cocaine and opium hit record highs

    New York/Vienna/Geneva/Nairobi: The non-medical use of prescription drugs is becoming a major threat to public health and law enforcement worldwide with opioids causing the most harm and accounting for 76 per cent of deaths where drug use disorders were implicated, according to the latest World Drug Report, released today by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

  • Sanju Shocker! Sanjay Dutt hallucinated that his father Sunil Dutt was on fire

    Sanjay Dutt is all set to reveal his story in Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju. He is also known for his much talked about controversial life. If you have received a glimpse of the teaser of Sanju, one would definitely be briefed on all the major controversies from drugs to his colourful love life. And if there is something else that has explored this actor’s life in depth, then it is the book, ‘Sanjay Dutt: The

  • Sanju Shocker! Sanjay Dutt smuggled drugs in his shoes while leaving to meet ailing Nargis in US

    Sanjay Dutt, the original bad boy of Bollywood, is in the news once more thanks to the fact that ace filmmaker Rajukumar Hirani is making a biopic on his controversial life and times. While we are going back the memory lane, he is an intriguing incident from Dutt’s not so glorious past because of which he is ashamed of even today.

  • Rapper Jim Jones arrested for drug and gun possession

    Los Angeles: Rapper Jim Jones was arrested in Georgia for possession of drugs and firearm. Charges against Jones, 41, include theft by receiving stolen property, possession of firearm during the commission of a crime, narcotics possession, marijuana possession and dangerous drugs to be kept in original container, reported TMZ.

  • Manipur BJP leader held with drugs worth Rs 27 crore

    Imphal (Manipur): The Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB) arrested seven people including Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Chairman of an autonomous district council  in Chandel district, Lutkhosei Zou, with drugs valued at over Rs 27 crore on Wednesday.

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    Businessman claims he was wrongly jailed, moves Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: A Delhi-based businessman, arrested and jailed for smuggling a banned drug has approached the Bombay High Court claiming to have been ‘wrongly’ remanded to judicial custody. The forty-one-year-old man — Hitesh Garg, a resident of Pitampura, Delhi was arrested in May this year by the Department of Revenue Intelligence (DRI). He was picked up from Palghar district after the DRI learnt that the banned drug ‘Tramadol’ was being transacted in and

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    Mumbai: Atharva death jigsaw falling in place, say Cops

    Mumbai: The Aarey police are still clueless about how Atharva, the only child of a police inspector, died. Investigators believe that he might have consumed alcohol and may have been high on drugs that were served during the party. However, the police are waiting for the Chemical Analysis report of Atharva, whose badly bruised body was found near a lake in elite Royal Palms.

  • 908 kg cannabis seized in Assam, two arrested

    Kolkata: Nearly 910 kg of ‘ganja’ (cannabis) has been seized from Guwahati in Assam and two persons have been arrested, an official said on Wednesday. Acting on a tip, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) halted a truck at Khanapara and found 44 packets of ganja weighing 907.95 kg concealed in a makeshift chamber constructed on the top of the body of the truck, the official said.

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    Thane: Liquid mephedrone worth Rs 7.5 crore seized

    Mumbai: Police raided a chemical factory in neighbouring Thane and confiscated 75 litres of liquid mephedrone, a synthetic stimulant drug, worth Rs 7.5 crore, officials said.

  • Peru nationals arrested from Mumbai airport with 4 kg cocaine

    New Delhi: Two Peru nationals, including a woman, were arrested by the NCB from the Mumbai airport for allegedly smuggling into the country over four kg of cocaine, officials said today. Michael (35) and Mariya (25), were intercepted yesterday, when they landed in Mumbai from Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, they said.