Cough syrup, which contained high dose of codeine and other drugs, is frequently used as an intoxicant among young people in the northeast.
As many as 21 people who had excessively consumed the alleged toxic cough syrup and drugs were brought to hospital from different areas.
Five more people have died in Gujranwala area of Pakistan after drinking a "poisonous" cough syrup, taking the death toll to 40 in nearly two months.
A senior Bangladesh army officer
has been jailed and sacked for carrying hundreds of bottles of
illegal cough syrup -- a popular drug in the south Asian
country, an official said on Wednesday.
The Bombay HC today asked
Maharashtra FDA, Drug Controller of India and Narcotic
Commissioner of India to file a reply on a PIL alleging that the state Food and Drug Admin is allocating excess amounts of Codeine Phosphate.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai