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NCB seizes over 100kg poppy straw, other drugs after raids in Nanded

The NCB said in a note that poppy straw is also known as opium straw, mowed opium straw, crushed poppy capsule, poppy chaff, or poppy husk.
NCB said the drugs were seized from three shops located in the Kamtha area of Nanded. (Representative Image)
NCB said the drugs were seized from three shops located in the Kamtha area of Nanded. (Representative Image)
Published on Nov 23, 2021 03:12 PM IST
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Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

Eight from Mumbai arrested in Goa for peddling drugs worth 1.2 lakh

They were held on a tip-off from Arambol village in North Goa, and the raid led to the seizure of drugs, including 88 grams of ganja, and 34 grams of charas, among others.
All eight accused belong to Mumbai's Bhandup West.
All eight accused belong to Mumbai's Bhandup West.
Published on Nov 13, 2021 11:30 PM IST
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PTI | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Drugs case: Kiran Gosavi, NCB's ‘key witness’, arrested in Pune

Prabhakar Sail, a bodyguard of NCB witness Kiran Gosavi, had earlier alleged that Gosavi took 50 lakh from an individual after the raid at the cruise ship. Gosavi however, has denied the allegations.
Kiran Gosavi is considered NCB's ‘independent witness’ in the drugs case involving Aryan Khan (File Photo)
Kiran Gosavi is considered NCB's ‘independent witness’ in the drugs case involving Aryan Khan (File Photo)
Updated on Oct 28, 2021 11:53 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Drugs case: Mumbai Police forms 4-member probe team

The NCB said on Wednesday that zonal director Sameer Wankhede will remain the investigating officer in the drugs-on-cruise case until substantial information is found against him.
Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede arrives at the NCB office in New Delhi earlier this week. (ANI )
Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede arrives at the NCB office in New Delhi earlier this week. (ANI )
Updated on Oct 28, 2021 07:57 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

NCB team, probing drugs case, visits Shah Rukh Khan's house in Mumbai

Earlier on Thursday, Shah Rukh Khan went to Mumbai's Arthur Road Jail to meet his son Aryan, who has been behind bars since October 3 in connection with a drugs case.
Visuals posted by the ANI news agency on Twitter showed the NCB officials arriving at Mannat, the Mumbai residence of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan.  (ANI)
Visuals posted by the ANI news agency on Twitter showed the NCB officials arriving at Mannat, the Mumbai residence of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan.  (ANI)
Updated on Oct 21, 2021 01:39 PM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Aryan Khan case: NCB officer heading drugs-on-cruise probe gets security hiked

Mumbai police commissioner Hemant Nagrale personally took note of the complaint and ordered an inquiry into the allegations made by Sameer Wankhede, Mumbai zonal director of the NCB.
NCB zonal director Sameer Wankhede (File Photo / PTI)
NCB zonal director Sameer Wankhede (File Photo / PTI)
Updated on Oct 15, 2021 11:21 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Study finds certain drug targets for memory enhancement

  • The findings identify specific receptors for the neurotransmitter acetylcholine that re-route information flowing through memory circuits in the hippocampus. Acetylcholine is released in the brain during learning and is critical for the acquisition of new memories.
Specific drug targets within the neural circuits that encode memories and pave the way for significant advances in the treatment of a broad spectrum of brain disorders have been identified by a new University of Bristol-led research.(Unsplash)
Specific drug targets within the neural circuits that encode memories and pave the way for significant advances in the treatment of a broad spectrum of brain disorders have been identified by a new University of Bristol-led research.(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 17, 2021 10:15 AM IST
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Prostate cancer drug may improve Covid-19 survival: Study

An experimental prostate cancer drug improved the survival of hospitalised Covid-19 patients in Brazil in a clinical trial, researchers reported. Benefits were similar across genders, even though women might not be expected to respond to drugs that block male hormones
Prostate cancer drug may improve Covid-19 survival: Study(Shutterstock)
Prostate cancer drug may improve Covid-19 survival: Study(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 24, 2021 06:01 PM IST
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Breakthrough study highlights unique discovery of hormone causing breast cancer

Breakthrough study uncovers potential treatment of breast cancer through targeted drugs after discovering the hormone that directly drives breast cancer.
Breakthrough study highlights unique discovery of hormone causing breast cancer(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Breakthrough study highlights unique discovery of hormone causing breast cancer(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Apr 27, 2021 09:54 AM IST
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Kolkata: Two more arrested in Pamela Goswami drugs case, 10 held so far

A case has been registered against them under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act
Pamela Goswami, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha leader in Bengal, had named a party colleague Rakesh Singh in the drugs seizure case(Twitter/PamelaGoswami8)
Pamela Goswami, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha leader in Bengal, had named a party colleague Rakesh Singh in the drugs seizure case(Twitter/PamelaGoswami8)
Updated on Mar 10, 2021 12:07 PM IST
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Written by hindustantimes.com | Edited by Joydeep Bose

Ecstasy pills worth 50cr seized in Indore, racket has Telangana & Africa links

A senior police officer said that this was perhaps the biggest seizure of MDMA in the country in recent memory.
The police officer added that the party drug came from Hydreabad and was supplied in Indore too.(AP/Representational image)
The police officer added that the party drug came from Hydreabad and was supplied in Indore too.(AP/Representational image)
Updated on Jan 06, 2021 01:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Indore | ByNeha Jain | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

Accused acquitted, Manipur cop returns medal awarded for busting drugs racket

The Special Court (ND&PS) in Imphal on Thursday acquitted Lhukhosei Zou, former chairman Chandel Autonomous District Council, and six others stating that the prosecution has totally failed to prove the charges levelled against them.
The officer, Thounaojam Brinda, is an additional superintendent, Manipur police. (Photo Sourced)
The officer, Thounaojam Brinda, is an additional superintendent, Manipur police. (Photo Sourced)
Updated on Dec 19, 2020 02:18 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Imphal | BySobhapati Samom

Cancer patients receiving immunotherapy drugs more prone to heart problems, death from a stroke: Study

A new study has found that the risks of heart failure, irregular heart beat (arrhythmia), inflammation of the heart (myocarditis or pericarditis) or heart-related death such as a heart attack were higher in cancer patients who were receiving immunotherapy drugs as compared to those who were not being treated in this way.
Cancer patients receiving immunotherapy drugs have a higher risk of heart problems(Twitter/RutgersCancer)
Cancer patients receiving immunotherapy drugs have a higher risk of heart problems(Twitter/RutgersCancer)
Updated on Dec 09, 2020 11:40 AM IST
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Washington | ByAsian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

Drugs worth 35 lakh seized in Goa; 3 arrested

The overnight raids were all conducted in Arambol village in North Goa that is a big draw among tourists.
The Goa police say it has seized narcotics worth <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>6.8 crore this year compared to the <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>5.5 crore last year. (Photo@spnorthgoa)
The Goa police say it has seized narcotics worth 6.8 crore this year compared to the 5.5 crore last year. (Photo@spnorthgoa)
Updated on Nov 29, 2020 07:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Panaji | ByGerard de Souza

‘Is NCB giving publicity to drug traffickers by arresting people from film industry?’: Nawab Malik

In the latest raid by the NCB in its probe launched into the consumption and possession of drugs by people in Bollywood, sleuths searched the couple’s office and house on Saturday and recovered 86.5 gram of cannabis, according to reports.
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Nawab Malik on Sunday said that drug addicts should be sent to rehabilitation centres and not jail.(ANI Twitter)
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Nawab Malik on Sunday said that drug addicts should be sent to rehabilitation centres and not jail.(ANI Twitter)
Updated on Nov 22, 2020 02:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh

Arjun Rampal arrives at NCB office in Mumbai for questioning in drugs-case

The summons were issued to the actor on Wednesday after the agency conducted raids at his premises on November 9.
Arjun Rampal arrives at NCB office in Mumbai for questioning in drugs-case(Bhushan Koyande/ HT Photo)
Arjun Rampal arrives at NCB office in Mumbai for questioning in drugs-case(Bhushan Koyande/ HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 13, 2020 12:22 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh

Producer Firoz Nadiadwala’s wife arrested in home raid by anti-drugs agency

Zonal director Sameer Wankhede of the NCB confirmed the arrest of Shabana Saeed, wife of Firoz Nadiadwala.
Four people were arrested by the NCB in raids. (Photo: NCB Facebook)
Four people were arrested by the NCB in raids. (Photo: NCB Facebook)
Updated on Nov 08, 2020 09:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByManish K Pathak

‘Drug addict to aspiring lawyer’: Uttarakhand boy’s life story is all about grit and determination

After getting released from jail, Sharma’s family refused to accept him after which he took refuge at the same police station where he was booked for theft to fund his drug addiction.
Archit Sharma studying while living in the police station in Dehradun.(HT Photo)
Archit Sharma studying while living in the police station in Dehradun.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 28, 2020 09:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | ByKalyan Das | Edited by Sparshita Saxena

Kangana Ranaut’s statement on depression is problematic and untrue for mental illnesses

Here’s why you should not repeat after Kangana Ranaut when she said ‘depression is a consequence of drug abuse’ and get further entangled in the taboo around mental illnesses
Kangana Ranaut’s statement on mental illness is problematic and untrue(Instagram/kanganaranaut)
Kangana Ranaut’s statement on mental illness is problematic and untrue(Instagram/kanganaranaut)
Updated on Sep 26, 2020 08:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByZarafshan Shiraz

Hashish worth crores seized from Mumbai bound truck, 2 smugglers arrested

The anti narcotics task force received an intelligence input about a truck carrying a large consignment of contraband.
The authorities will probe if the seized hash had been brought in from across the border.(HT Photo/Representative)
The authorities will probe if the seized hash had been brought in from across the border.(HT Photo/Representative)
Updated on Sep 20, 2020 07:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

1,350 kg of cannabis seized in raid at Karnataka’s Kalburgi; 4 arrested

Chief minister BS Yediyurappa, responding to a question on the ongoing statewide crackdown on illegal drugs, said there was no question of sparing anybody.
Four people Gananashekar, Siddanath Navali, Naganath and Chandrakanth Chauhan have been arrested by a team of Central Crime Branch police in this regard. (Photo @DgpKarnataka)
Four people Gananashekar, Siddanath Navali, Naganath and Chandrakanth Chauhan have been arrested by a team of Central Crime Branch police in this regard. (Photo @DgpKarnataka)
Updated on Sep 10, 2020 11:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | ByVenkatesha Babu

Uttar Pradesh woman held by police for peddling drugs, setting up racket

From delivering small packets of drugs in Shahjahanpur district of west UP, Shabnam Ali developed an intricate system of women drug mules and established a racket that spread across more than five districts
Image for representation.(File photo)
Image for representation.(File photo)
Updated on Jul 28, 2020 02:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena

Mumbai Police shares anti-drugs post with a punny twist. Watch

Mumbai Police posted a video showing a phone conversation that starts with the question, “Favourite heroin?”
Mumbai Police also used the hashtag #TypeNoToDrugs.(Instagram/@MumbaiPolice)
Mumbai Police also used the hashtag #TypeNoToDrugs.(Instagram/@MumbaiPolice)
Published on Jun 17, 2020 08:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAmrita Kohli

Colombian drug smugglers clung to cocaine bales to stay afloat after shipwreck

The suspected drug smugglers were taken ashore along with the floating bales, which tested positive for cocaine hydrochloride. The men were in good health and will face charges of drugs trafficking.
Three suspected drug smugglers survived in shark-infested Pacific waters by clinging for hours to floating bales of cocaine, Colombia’s navy said Tuesday.(@ArmadaColombia/Twitter)
Three suspected drug smugglers survived in shark-infested Pacific waters by clinging for hours to floating bales of cocaine, Colombia’s navy said Tuesday.(@ArmadaColombia/Twitter)
Updated on Oct 02, 2019 07:26 PM IST
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Bogota | ByAgence France-Presse

23 killed in attack on bar in southern Mexico

The attackers started a fire that ripped through the bar, killing eight women and 15 men.
The state prosecutor’s office in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz said the search was continuing for the attackers(Getty Images (representational image))
The state prosecutor’s office in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz said the search was continuing for the attackers(Getty Images (representational image))
Updated on Aug 28, 2019 05:28 PM IST
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Mexico city | ByAssociated Press

SHO, ASI booked for graft in Punjab’s Fazilka

Fazilka senior superintendent of police Bhupinder Singh said police busted a gang of car snatchers and drug smugglers with the arrest of four persons, identified as Shavinder Singh, Sukha, Gagandeep Singh and Vikramjeet Singh. Police also recovered three cars and 150kg poppy husk from them.
The duo were allegedly trying to help members of a gang booked for stealing cars and peddling drugs.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The duo were allegedly trying to help members of a gang booked for stealing cars and peddling drugs.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Aug 20, 2019 11:24 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ferozepur | ByHT Correspondent

Flushed drugs could lead to ‘meth-gators’, warns US police. Wait, what?

The warning inspired a wave of jokes on social media.
“Folks... please don’t flush your drugs m’kay,” the police department said on Facebook.(Representational Image)
“Folks... please don’t flush your drugs m’kay,” the police department said on Facebook.(Representational Image)
Updated on Jul 17, 2019 01:09 PM IST
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Washington | ByAgence France-Presse

Michigan man, 33, convicted of murder at 13 now charged with selling drugs

Nathaniel Abraham now is 33 years old. Bond was set at $100,000 during a court appearance Friday in Farmington Hills. Outside court, attorney James Galen says his client isn’t “holding up so well.”
Nathaniel Abraham who was convicted of murder at age 13 has been charged with selling heroin and methamphetamine.(AP Photo)
Nathaniel Abraham who was convicted of murder at age 13 has been charged with selling heroin and methamphetamine.(AP Photo)
Published on Mar 02, 2019 02:14 PM IST
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Pontiac, Michigan | ByAssociated Press

Took drugs home in good faith, wanted to nab kingpin, says Nagaland cop

IGP Richard Yimto had taken home 6.9 kg of suspected brown sugar seized from two persons at the Khuzama inter-state border with Manipur on August 3.
On September 1, police recovered 6.9 kg of suspected brown sugar from IGP Richard Yimto’s residence.(AP/REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
On September 1, police recovered 6.9 kg of suspected brown sugar from IGP Richard Yimto’s residence.(AP/REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
Updated on Oct 22, 2018 12:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | BySadiq Naqvi, Guwahati

Delhi high court refuses to stay ban on fixed dose drug

The court was hearing a plea by Wockhardt Limited, which had challenged the Centre’s notification of September 7 banning Ace Proxyvon, an FDC drug prescribed for people with painful rheumatic conditions such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
A view of the Delhi high court.(Mint File)
A view of the Delhi high court.(Mint File)
Updated on Sep 14, 2018 11:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRicha Banka
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