Cocaine

  • Yash Birla group's top executive quizzed by NCB for drugs possesion 11-01-2014 10:45 PM

    Mumbai: A senior executive working with Yash Birla Group was questioned by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) after the Income Tax department found a banned substance during a raid. Sources said that Income Tax officials found banned substance from the possession of Anand Vardhan during a raid. Apart from him, two...
  • Nigerian arrested in Delhi with cocaine worth Rs 2 crore 02-09-2013 06:04 PM

    A Nigerian national was arrested in New Delhi with 190 gm cocaine valued at Rs.2 crore in the international market, police said on Monday. Abdul Raheem Kamalideen Kehine, from Lagos in Nigeria, was arrested Sunday from west Delhi's Dwarka where he went to deliver a consignment of 190 gm cocaine...
  • Nigerian carrying cocaine arrested in Delhi 26-08-2013 07:56 PM

    A 33-year-old Nigerian man was arrested in New Delhi and 37 gm of cocaine valued at Rs.30 lakh was seized from him, police said on Monday. Ifeanyi Alexander Obi, who was living in a rented house in west Delhi's Palam village, was arrested on Saturday from east Delhi's Laxmi Nagar...
  • Cocaine may alter the brain within hours 26-08-2013 01:10 PM

    Washington: Cocaine use may change the brain structure within hours - which could initiate drug addiction, a new study has found. Mice given cocaine showed rapid growth in new brain structures associated with learning and memory, according to a researcher from the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center at UC...
  • Cocaine worth Rs 10 crore seized from a truck coming from PoK 03-08-2013 02:02 AM

    Cocaine with street value of Rs 10 crore was seized on Friday from a truck returning from Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir in Baramulla district of north Kashmir. Acting on a specific input, police intercepted the truck bearing registration number of Jammu and Kashmir and driven by Abdul Ahad Ganie of Mawar Handwara on...
  • Alarming rise in new psychoactive substances, says UN 29-06-2013 10:13 PM

    United Nations: The use of prescription drugs and so-called "designer drugs" are proliferating at an alarming rate, posing threats to public health, a UN report has said. While there has been a decline in the use of traditional drugs such as heroin and cocaine in some parts of the world,...
  • Australian court reduces jail term of Indian-origin doctor 18-04-2013 04:10 PM

    Melbourne: An Indian-origin neurosurgeon, convicted in 2010 for manslaughter and supplying cocaine to two female escorts, has won a substantial reduction in his sentence, with an Australian court agreeing that one of the women willingly took the drug which killed her. Suresh Nair, 44, who pleaded guilty in late 2010...
  • NRI hotelier arrested in US for drug possession 05-04-2013 07:30 AM

    New York: Indian-American hotelier Vikram Chatwal has been arrested earlier this week at an airport in Florida for allegedly carrying a large stash of drugs including cocaine and heroine, a celebrity website reported. According to the TMZ website, the multi-millionaire hotel owner was arrested on April 2 at the Fort...
  • Metros see steep rise in party drugs 10-11-2011 12:08 PM

    New Delhi: Twenty-year-old Alisha Jose, a bright college student from a middle-class family in Delhi, was coaxed to try a "pill" at a party by her friends around two years ago. Little did she know that it would be her first step towards ruin. According to sources in the Narcotics...
  • Relief for Fardeen Khan in cocaine buying case 05-10-2011 04:44 PM

    NDPS court in Mumbai on Tuesday framed charges against actor Fardeen Khan for attempting to buy cocaine. ...
  • Fardeen charged with buying 1 gm of cocaine 04-10-2011 02:48 PM

    Mumbai: The police on Tuesday framed charges against Bollywood actor Fardeen Khan in connection with a 2001 cocaine case. The actor has been framed for buying one gram of cocaine. His actions will attract only six months in jail. It came as a reprieve for Fardeen, who was earlier charged...
  • Man snorts ashes mistaking it as cocaine 20-01-2011 12:29 PM

    Miami: Burglars snorted the cremated remains of a man and two dogs in the mistaken belief that they had stolen illegal drugs, Florida sheriff's deputies said on Wednesday. The ashes were taken from a woman's home in the central Florida town of Silver Springs Shores on December 15. The thieves...
  • Paris Hilton released after cocaine arrest 29-08-2010 10:00 AM

    Los Angeles: Socialite, celebrity TV and web site favourite Paris Hilton has been released by Las Vegas police after her arrest for possessing cocaine on Friday night, her lawyer said on Saturday. "Paris Hilton was released this morning on her own recognizance. This matter will be dealt with in the...
  • Singer Winehouse has damaged lungs: Dad 23-06-2008 10:43 AM

    New Delhi: Indian Premier League franchise Deccan Chargers is in danger of losing its place in the cash-rich league's set-up, throwing up the possibility of an eight-team IPL6 in 2013, sources told CNN-IBN on Monday. Deccan, the 2009 IPL champions, might lose their franchise as the owners are unable to...
  • Fardeen let off easily in cocaine case 24-01-2008 08:05 PM

    Mumbai: Deccan Chargers coach Darren Lehmann on Friday said Ishant Sharma is their find of the ongoing IPL season and that the paceman along with Munaf Patel are capable of taking forward Indian cricket. "He's been the real find for us this year. To have him and (Dale) Styen to...
  • Hingis gets a two-year ban for cocaine abuse 04-01-2008 06:02 PM

    Johannesburg: Graeme Smith will stuck to his decision to retire from one-day international after the World Cup even if the Proteas return home from the sub-continent with the elusive trophy. "I have made peace with myself about this decision long ago and I believe it's the right time to retire,"...
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