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Argentine girl`s brutal rape, murder sparks new demos

The brutal killing of a 16-year-old girl who was allegedly raped and impaled on a spike by drug dealers has sparked outrage in Argentina, where protesters plan a "women`s strike" Wednesday.

WADA urges athletes to check accuracy of hacked data

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Wednesday that some of the athlete data leaked by a Russian cyber espionage group has been changed from its initial form, and has asked "affected parties" for feedback on any inaccuracies.

Myanmar drafting new policy to control drug

Myanmar is drafting a new policy for controlling drug as part of its efforts to solve drug problem in addition to crime suppression, official media reported Sunday.

Marijuana labs spawn lethal explosions across the country

An explosion that destroyed a New York City home and killed a firefighter has drawn attention to marijuana-making methods that are legal in many states but can also be lethal.

Philippines leader likens himself to Hitler, wants to kill millions of drug users

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appeared to liken himself to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler on Friday and said he would "be happy" to exterminate three million drug users and peddlers in the country.

Scarlett Keeling murder: Did no one kill my daughter? asks victim's mother

Scarlett Keeling`s case has raised questions about the safety of tourists in the coastal state of Goa amid claims of police negligence.

Why 1.1 mn HIV+ve Indians don't get drugs they need

In India, the drug cocktail is given to patients with a count of less than 350 CD4 cells per mm3 of blood -- CD4 cells are white blood cells, a count of which indicates the health of a person's immune system.

Breast cancer breakthrough? 16-year-old Indian-origin boy claims cure for disease

Krtin Nithiyanandam believes he has devised a way to turn triple negative breast cancer into a kind which responds to drugs.

Diabetes drug may help prevent heart disease

A drug commonly prescribed for Type 2 diabetes patients can also be used to inhibit or delay heart disease in individuals with Type 1 diabetes, says a study.

Man held with heroin in Jammu

Mohmmad Taj, a resident of border district of Poonch            , was arrested with 10 grams of heroin.

British police intercept drones flying drugs, cell phones into London prison

Police said they were appealing for witnesses following the recovery of two drones carrying phones and assorted drugs in the vicinity of London`s Pentonville jail from Aug 12-14.

Badal must admit menace of drugs in Punjab: AAP

Criticizing the Punjab government over the issue of drug menace, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday claimed that ongoing police recruitment process has showed the "gravity" of drug abuse and unemployment in the state.

India seeks strengthening of SAARC desks on terrorism, drugs

India seeks strengthening of SAARC desks on terrorism, drugs

The SAARC Terrorist Offences Monitoring Desk, established in Colombo in 1995, collates, analyses and disseminates information about drug crimes, tactics of terror groups, their strategies and methods.

Heath Ledger responsible for his own death: Father

Heath Ledger responsible for his own death: Father

Actor Heath Ledger's father, Kim has revealed his son was himself responsible for his tragic death and also blamed his fame for not letting him had proper medical treatment.

60 kg ganja seized, three persons held

Acting on a tip-off that a big consignment of narcotics was being unloaded from a four-wheeler, a police team conducted a raid and searched a vehicle.

Five dead, over dozen injured after consuming spurious liquor in Uttar Pradesh's Etah

Five dead, over dozen injured after consuming spurious liquor in Uttar Pradesh's Etah

At least five persons died and more than a dozen were taken ill after consuming illicit liquor.

Here's why there are empty spaces in medicinal tablets!

One reason is to give space for additional info about the medicine - expiry dates, chemical composition, method of intake, side effects, etc.  

New Delhi police arrest drug supplier with 1.5 kg charas in car

An alleged drug supplier has been arrested along with 1.5 kg of fine quality charas (cannabis resin) he was bringing from Manali in his car, police said today.

Myanmarese woman held with 84 gm of heroin worth Rs 8 lakh in Aizawl

Myanmarese woman held with 84 gm of heroin worth Rs 8 lakh in Aizawl

A Myanmarese woman was arrested for allegedly carrying 84 grams of heroin in Zemabawk area, near here, police said on Tuesday.

Thirty dealers killed in four days in Philippine war on drugs

Thirty "drug dealers" have been killed since Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in as Philippine president on Thursday, police said, announcing the seizure of nearly $20 million worth of narcotics but sparking anger from a lawyers group.