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Drug racket operating across 11 states busted in Punjab, Rs 70 lakh seized

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2020 09:15 AM IST
As per the release, the police team in Barnala, Punjab carried out the operation over 8 weeks under the supervision of SSP Sandeep Goel.

Court accepts closure report, year after Punjab drug officer’s murder

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2020 01:01 AM IST
The closure report was accepted by the court of subdivisional judicial magistrate, Kharar, Shilpi Gupta on January 8, after complainant in the case, Gurmeet Singh, deposed before the judicial officer that he had no objection to its acceptance
Donald Trump put the Mexican government on the defensive when he said he “absolutely” will move ahead with plans to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations.(REUTERS)
Donald Trump put the Mexican government on the defensive when he said he “absolutely” will move ahead with plans to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations.(REUTERS)

Donald Trump to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist groups

Washington | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON NOV 28, 2019 01:18 AM IST
Trump said in a radio interview this week that tens of thousands of Americans are killed every year because of drug trafficking and other activity by the cartels.
The house belongs to an IPS officer who had rented it out through agents. He was not aware that his house was being used by a drug syndicate, the NCB official said.(HT file photo / representative image)
The house belongs to an IPS officer who had rented it out through agents. He was not aware that his house was being used by a drug syndicate, the NCB official said.(HT file photo / representative image)

Greater Noida house of IPS officer was den of drug cartel

Greater Noida | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2019 01:38 PM IST
The syndicate had been supplying narcotic substances to several groups belonging to South African region who later sell it to drug abusers in Delhi, Noida, Greater Noida and Gurgaon.
The Union government has defended before the Supreme Court its controversial December 20 notification allowing 10 security agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt any information generated, transmitted, received or stored on any computer in the country.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
The Union government has defended before the Supreme Court its controversial December 20 notification allowing 10 security agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt any information generated, transmitted, received or stored on any computer in the country.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Centre defends snooping order in Supreme Court

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2019 10:32 PM IST
The notification has been challenged in the top court by several individuals and non-profit organisations working in the field of privacy rights.
Two suspected members of an international drug cartel, including a Nigerian, have been arrested in Delhi with six-kg heroin worth Rs 24 crore. (Representational Image)(PTI)
Two suspected members of an international drug cartel, including a Nigerian, have been arrested in Delhi with six-kg heroin worth Rs 24 crore. (Representational Image)(PTI)

2 suspected members of international drug cartel held with heroin worth Rs 24 crore

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2019 07:58 PM IST
Pannalal used to get heroin from Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh, and supply it to Nigerian nationals in Delhi. He was earlier arrested in 2013 and, after getting interim bail, went underground, the DCP said.
The heroin was hidden in a special cavity, designed like a tool box and fitted in the lower portion of the truck, to avoid detection.(Sourced)
The heroin was hidden in a special cavity, designed like a tool box and fitted in the lower portion of the truck, to avoid detection.(Sourced)

20 kg of heroin worth Rs 80 crore, hidden in cavity under truck, seized in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Karn Pratap Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2018 01:29 PM IST
This is the second biggest seizure of heroin by Delhi police this year. Around 30 kilograms of heroin worth at least Rs 125 crore was seized from five men in April.
From its hackneyed time-lapse opening credits sequence to the preposterous twist towards the end, Peppermint is a depressing experience.
From its hackneyed time-lapse opening credits sequence to the preposterous twist towards the end, Peppermint is a depressing experience.

Peppermint is just another vapid vigilante thriller, says Rashid Irani

Hindustan Times | By Rashid Irani
PUBLISHED ON SEP 27, 2018 01:46 PM IST
A woman wronged by a corrupt system goes on a killing spree... there’s nothing new here except the gender of the killer.
India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin, said 60% of the Taliban’s revenues are from drug trade, and poppy cultivation is said to be the largest cash crop in Taliban-controlled areas.(AFP/File Photo)
India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin, said 60% of the Taliban’s revenues are from drug trade, and poppy cultivation is said to be the largest cash crop in Taliban-controlled areas.(AFP/File Photo)

India slams UN Security Council for failing to cripple Taliban’s drug trade

United Nations | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2018 06:50 PM IST
India has called for crippling the illicit drug trade which provides financial sustenance to terror outfits like Taliban and Lashkar-e-Taiba. It said these groups draw sustenance and benefit significantly from criminal networks operating drug cartels and stealing Afghanistan’s natural resources.
In 2016, Sombra sniffed out 2.9 tons of cocaine in a container full of bananas at the Uraba port, bound for Antwerp in Belgium. A year later, she repeated the trick, detecting a 1.1-ton coke cache hidden in fruit pulp in a warehouse in the Caribbean city of Santa Marta.(AFP)
In 2016, Sombra sniffed out 2.9 tons of cocaine in a container full of bananas at the Uraba port, bound for Antwerp in Belgium. A year later, she repeated the trick, detecting a 1.1-ton coke cache hidden in fruit pulp in a warehouse in the Caribbean city of Santa Marta.(AFP)

Fearless Sombra, the cocaine-sniffing bane of Colombian drug traffickers

Bogota (Colombia) | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON AUG 03, 2018 05:37 PM IST
Police dog Sombra works for a crack anti-narcotics police squad in Colombia’s capital Bogota and has helped recover millions of dollars in illegal drugs. But when a drug cartel placed a $7,000 bounty on her head, worried bosses decided to take the six-year-old German Shepherd out of the line of fire.
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