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Opium worth Rs 1 crore in international market sei

Last Updated: Saturday, July 21, 2012, 16:04

Opium worth Rs one crore in the international market was seized in Hazaribagh district and one person was arrested in this connection.

British promoted opium in India: Advani

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 16:17

Going down the pages of history, veteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Wednesday slammed British colonialists for destroying the education system of the country and making Indians addicted to opium.

Taliban destroys opium crops in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Monday, May 21, 2012, 14:16

The Afghan Government and clerics have welcomed the action by the Taliban.

Seized opium poppy kept at police HQ in Beed

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 04, 2012, 16:08

After the court denied permission to the police to destruct the seized opium, 11,368 kg of poppy has been sealed and locked inside Beed police headquarters.

Naxal-drug cartel nexus new headache for CRPF

Last Updated: Sunday, March 25, 2012, 14:08

Illicit drug trade especially cultivation of opium is fast emerging as an easy source of revenue for Naxal groups from Jharkhand to Andhra Pradesh.

Bihar: 27 kg opium seized in Patna

Last Updated: Monday, February 13, 2012, 00:44

Bihar police today seized 27 kg of contraband opium from a flour mill under Chak police station in the state capital on Sunday evening.

Youth arrested with opium

Last Updated: Saturday, February 11, 2012, 12:39

A youth was arrested on Saturday with five kg of opium near Meera crossing, Firozabad, police said.

Four arrested with drugs worth over Rs 1 cr

Last Updated: Thursday, February 09, 2012, 22:50

Four persons allegedly involved in drug trafficking were arrested with 30 kg of opium, 29 kg ganja and 600 grams of heroin worth around Rs 1.5 crore.

Ganja, opium seized from Nawada prison

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 20:04

Ganja, opium, knives and a few mobile phone sim cards were today seized from Nawada divisional jail during a search of various wards.

Baloch students hired for Afghan poppy cultivation

Last Updated: Friday, August 05, 2011, 15:05

Afghanistan, as of March 2010, is the largest illicit opium producer of the world, ahead of Burma.

Man held with 23 kg opium in Punjab

Last Updated: Monday, July 11, 2011, 14:33

A man has been arrested here with 23 kg of opium worth Rs 15 lakh in the domestic market, police said on Monday.

Bihar: Opium plantation in 25 acres destroyed

Last Updated: Sunday, June 26, 2011, 19:42

The Narcotics Control Bureau destroyed opium plantation in over 25 acres in six districts of Bihar during 2010-11.