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Venezuelan man held for smuggling cocaine worth Rs 2.2 crore at Mumbai airport

A 26-year-old Venezuelan national has been arrested for smuggling cocaine worth Rs 2.2 crore at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA).

Aug 04, 2019, 14:43 PM IST

People likely to try drugs for the first time during summer

First-time users may be unfamiliar with the effects of various drugs, so it is important to first understand when people are most likely to start these behaviours.

Jul 23, 2019, 15:50 PM IST

Morning Breaking: Four foreign nationals held with Cocaine worth Rs 39 Crore

The police have arrested three Nigerian men along with a Brazilian woman and seized cocaine worth around Rs. 39 crore from their possession,a senior official said on Sunday. Watch full video to know more.

Feb 11, 2019, 08:58 AM IST

Did Robbie Williams encourage young fans to take cocaine?

He then went on to tell the boys the best way to take party drug ecstasy.

Jan 25, 2019, 16:51 PM IST

First Sikh guardsman tests positive for cocaine, could be expelled from UK Army

A 22-year-old Sikh soldier, who created history by becoming the first to wear a turban during an annual parade to mark British Queen Elizabeth II's birthday ceremony, could be kicked out from his post after he was tested positive for cocaine, according to a media report.

Sep 25, 2018, 12:20 PM IST

Study uncovers method to treat cocaine abuse

The study is the first to demonstrate a central nervous system role for bile acids in altering reward-related behaviors, and it opens the possibility of treating drug abuse in new ways. 

Sep 03, 2018, 10:57 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi takes cocaine and will fail dope test: Subramanian Swamy's latest barb

Swamy was reacting to Union Minister Harsimrat Badal's comment that 70 per cent Punjabis are 'Nashedis' should undergo a dope test.

Jul 05, 2018, 21:39 PM IST

Nine backpackers critically ill after drug overdose in Australia

 As per the WA Police, Hyoscine is a prescription drug – also known as Scopolamine – used in low doses as a sedative and for the treatment of travel sickness.  

Jan 04, 2018, 12:31 PM IST

CAS bans soccer player Jose Angulo for 4 years in cocaine case

He was suspended for 12 months by a tribunal of South American confederation CONMEBOL but FIFA appealed against that punishment in April this year.

Dec 18, 2017, 23:39 PM IST

This 'rapid' fingerprint test can detect cocaine use within seconds

The new non-invasive technique developed by researchers, including those from University of Surrey in the UK, can pick up traces of cocaine, even after the subjects have washed their hands.

Sep 23, 2017, 13:09 PM IST

Africans held with cocaine worth Rs 40 crore in Delhi

"The 4-kg drugs consignment is suspected to be cocaine and is worth Rs 40 crore in the international market," a senior officer said.

Aug 17, 2017, 18:33 PM IST

Your mental health is at risk if you indulge in binge drinking, cocaine abuse

Poorer attention was linked with frequent and infrequent binge drinking and use of drugs, in particular, stimulants. 

Jun 25, 2017, 15:15 PM IST

Lankan Navy arrests six Indian fishermen for allegedly having cocaine

The Sri Lankan Navy apprehend six Indian fishermen near Nainatheevu for allegedly having cocaine and confiscated one boat.

Apr 02, 2017, 12:03 PM IST

Men, beware! Using cocaine at the time of conceiving could put your son at risk of memory loss

Further, cocaine use in dads caused epigenetic changes in the brain of their sons, thereby changing the expression of genes important for memory formation.

Feb 27, 2017, 21:31 PM IST

Delhi: Nigerian among three arrested for drug trafficking, contraband worth Rs 2 cr seized

Three persons, including a Nigerian, were arrested in two separate cases and contraband worth Rs 2 crore seized from them following which Delhi Police claimed to have busted two interstate drug trafficking modules.

Feb 11, 2017, 20:07 PM IST

Brazilian woman, Afghan man with 155 drug capsules in stomach held in Delhi

Anti-narcotics sleuths have detained a Brazilian woman and an Afghani national for allegedly "swallowing" contraband capsules and acting as couriers for some high-quality party drugs during the new year in the national capital.

Jan 06, 2017, 19:57 PM IST

Staggering 51 tonnes of drugs including heroin and cocaine worth $239 mn torched in Pakistan

A staggering 51 tonnes of drugs, including heroin and cocaine, were burnt by the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) in Rawalpindi on Thursday.

Dec 15, 2016, 18:24 PM IST

CSKA Moscow star Roman Eremenko faces 2-year ban following positive cocaine test

Eremenko was originally banned for 30 days in October, although no reason was given for the suspension at that time.

Nov 18, 2016, 19:33 PM IST

Tyson Fury gives up WBO, WBA titles after drug controversy to focus on recovery

Tyson Fury has given up his WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles "with immediate effect" to concentrate on his "medical treatment and recovery", said a statement released by his promoters Hennessy Sports.

Oct 13, 2016, 15:42 PM IST

Controversial World Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury retires

A previously scheduled rematch with Klitschko, set for July 9, was scrapped after Fury sustained an ankle injury.

Oct 03, 2016, 19:53 PM IST