West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.22

‘Cough syrup dealer’ nabbed

The Narcotics control bureau (NCB) on Sunday arrested a resident of Uttar Pradesh from New Delhi airport for his alleged involvement in smuggling of cough syrups to Bangladesh. Sources said Apurba Ma...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

India  /  Published 26.08.22

Pilot fails drug test, removed

A pilot of a prominent airline has been removed from flight duty after he failed a drug test, a senior DGCA official said on Friday. He is the fourth pilot to fail the drug test since the procedure f...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.22

Spurt in women drugs carriers

Besides, the drug syndicates have created new routes, which involve transporting yaba tablets, often referred to as a “madness drug” from Myanmar through northeastern states and north Beng...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

India  /  Published 21.08.22

Drug test: ATC removed from duty

An Air Traffic Controller at the Delhi airport has tested positive for a psychoactive substance and has been removed from duty by the aviation regulator DGCA, sources said on Sunday. This is the firs...
By Manoj Rammohan in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 21.08.22

Wockhardt rejigs US business

Infrastructure company GMR Group on Saturday said it has set up a centre of excellence to incubate start-ups in the blockchain space. The Centre of Excellence is part of the expansion plan of the gro...
By PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 19.08.22

Breast cancer drug receives nod

Drug firm AstraZeneca India on Friday said that it has received an approval from the Drugs Controller General of India to market its drug for the treatment of breast cancer. The Drugs Controller Gene...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.08.22

Keep it cool: traditional practices to beat the heat

 Keep it cool Sir — India is no stranger to heat. Naturally, it has a long history, public memory and practices for dealing with it too. Some of those traditional practices to adapt to hea...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 04.08.22

Mumbai: Over 700 kg drugs seized

Mumbai police seized more than 700 kilograms of mephedrone worth Rs 1,400 crore following a raid at a drug manufacturing unit in Nalasopara of Palghar district, and arrested five persons, an official ...
By PTI in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.22

2kg narcotics in postal parcel

Northeast-based drug dealers have allegedly been using the Indian postal service to deliver consignments to Bengal, the issue coming to the notice of the Special Task Force (STF) of police following a...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.08.22

Drugs: Congress targets BJP govt

The Congress on Monday questioned the Narendra Modi government’s silence on the repeated drug seizures in Gujarat and on the hooch trade that has killed dozens, asking who was patronising the dr...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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