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Friday, May 24, 2013
Afghanistan`s opium output to rise: UN
High opiate prices may lead to a surge in poppy cultivation in Afghanistan this year, the UN Office ...
Opium crop destroyed in Patna, three held
Opium crop planted in a farmland spread over one acre was destroyed at Mogalpur village in Patna dis...
NE: High grade opium seized from couple
In a major haul of drugs, the police Special Branch seized 3 kg of high grade opium from a Manipuri ...
Opium poppy cultivation case: 35 Beed farmers get bail
The farmers had to spend ten months in the jail.
10 kg opium seized, 2 held
Police on Sunday arrested two persons and recovered 10 kg opium which they had allegedly smuggled fr...
Opium worth Rs 1 crore in international market sei
Opium worth Rs one crore in the international market was seized in Hazaribagh district and one perso...
British promoted opium in India: Advani
Going down the pages of history, veteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Wednesday slammed...
Taliban destroys opium crops in Afghanistan
The Afghan Government and clerics have welcomed the action by the Taliban.
Seized opium poppy kept at police HQ in Beed
After the court denied permission to the police to destruct the seized opium, 11,368 kg of poppy ha...
Naxal-drug cartel nexus new headache for CRPF
Illicit drug trade especially cultivation of opium is fast emerging as an easy source of revenue for...
Bihar: 27 kg opium seized in Patna
Bihar police today seized 27 kg of contraband opium from a flour mill under Chak police station in ...
Youth arrested with opium
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
Four persons allegedly involved in drug trafficking were arrested with 30 kg of opium, 29 kg ganja...
Ganja, opium seized from Nawada prison
Ganja, opium, knives and a few mobile phone sim cards were today seized from Nawada divisional jail ...
Baloch students hired for Afghan poppy cultivation
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
A man has been arrested here with 23 kg of opium worth Rs 15 lakh in the domestic market, police sai...
Bihar: Opium plantation in 25 acres destroyed
The Narcotics Control Bureau destroyed opium plantation in over 25 acres in six districts of Bihar d...
Afghan opium production hit, Myanmar booms: UN
A plant disease devastated Afghan opium production last year but Myanmar is seeing a worrying boom...
Youth arrested with 1.3 kg opium in Delhi
A 20-year-old man hailing from Rajasthan was arrested in north Delhi allegedly with 1.3 kg of opiu...
Afghan mums feed infants opium
Mothers in Afghanistan use opium to quiet their children so they can work.
Mexican soldiers in record opium seizure
Mexican soldiers confiscated 245 kilos of opium in the town of Chilpancingo.
Afghan opium output drops 50 per cent: UN
Opium output in Afghanistan, the world`s biggest producer of the drug, has dropped by almost a half ...
Govt turns down HP, others request for opium farming
The government has turned down a request from Himachal Pradesh and others to allow cultivation of ...
Six kg opium seized, one arrested
The police today arrested a man after seizing six kg of opium worth Rs five lakh from him at Khusk...
Decline in production of Afghan raw opium predicted
A decrease in production of raw opium could lead to decline in heroin output.
Afghan govt corrupt, overrun by opium sale: US MP
Afghanistan is being run by a corrupt govt overrun by opium sales and insensitive to the need to tak...
96 kg opium seized in Uttarakhand
In one of the biggest haul, Uttarakhand police today claimed to have seized 96.3 kg of opium deriv...
No inputs to suggest Naxals forcing people to grow opium: Govt
The government on Wednesday said there are no indications that suggests Naxals in Chhattisgarh are ...
Not just opium, Afghanistan biggest producer of Hashish: UN
Afghanistan the world`s biggest producer of opium is also a major cultivator of cannabis, a narcot...
Scientists crack opium poppy`s genetic code
Researchers have discovered the genes that allow the opium poppy to make codeine and morphine, accor...
Afghan`s opium cultivation may decline this year: UN
The UN drug and crime division has in a new report found that Afghanistan`s opium cultivation has st...
Chemicals, opium seeds worth Rs 8 crore seized
Four suspected smugglers were arrested with chemicals and opium seeds worth over Rs eight crore in...
Myanmar rebels grow more opium to buy arms: Report
Ethnic groups in northeastern Myanmar have stepped up opium cultivation to buy weapons to defend the...
Afghan opium has devastating global impact: UN
Afghan opium is unleashing a "devastating" impact across the world, according to a new UN report, fu...
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