Heroin

  • Smuggler with 12 kg heroin held in Punjab July 6, 2014

    Chandigarh: A smuggler with 12 kg of heroin worth Rs.60 crore in the international market was arrested in Punjab, police said on Sunday. The arrest was made on the Amritsar-Tarn Taran road late on Saturday. The police also recovered two Chinese made pistols and ammunition from the smuggler. "The heroin consignment was...
  • Punjab Police arrests 6 Nigerian heroin dealers in New Delhi June 18, 2014

    Chandigarh: In a major breakthrough for the Punjab Police, six Nigerian heroin dealers have been arrested by it from New Delhi. Police claim that the dealers received drug consignments from Pakistan. The police have said that those arrested run an international drug racket. The dealers have contacts in Nigeria, Brazil, Pakistan...
  • Delhi Police arrests Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist along with two drug peddlers February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Monday arrested a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist along with two other drug peddlers. Police recovered 10 kgs of heroine from their possession. It claims that the suspected terrorist is a constable with J&K Police, based out of Pulwama. The heroine seized from the three is worth Rs...
  • Police arrest three persons, seize heroin worth Rs 1 crore January 9, 2014

    The Bihar police on Wednesday busted a gang involved in trade of contraband heroin having links with Nepal and seized 500 gram of it valued at around Rs 1 crore from them. Acting on a tip off, police arrested three persons, including an Engineering student from near Tekari More under Sultanganj...
  • 24 kg heroin recovered in Amritsar, four arrested October 28, 2013

    Amritsar: The Punjab Police arrested four men in Amritsar on Monday and recovered 24 kg of heroin worth Rs 120 crore ($19.5 million) on the international market from them, an officer said. Sources in the state special operations cell said that the recovery was made near the Millennium Gate following a...
  • BSF kills 3 Pakistani smugglers at Attari border October 26, 2013

    Amritsar: The Border Security Force on Saturday killed three Pakistani smugglers at Attari border as they were trying to sneak into Indian territory, BSF officials said. The Pakistani intruders were shot dead at Mullapur village during the cross firing with night patrolling party of BSF. The three intruders opened fire when...
  • Heroin worth Rs 30 crore seized, two held October 9, 2013

    Amritsar: Six kg of heroin worth Rs 30 crore was seized and two persons arrested in this connection near the Sultanwind canal, police said Wednesday. Acting on a tip-off, a white colour car was intercepted near the canal late Tuesday night, they said. Gurdev Singh and Tarsem Singh were arrested after the...
  • Amritsar: Heroin worth Rs 30 crore seized, two arrested October 9, 2013

    Six kg of heroin worth Rs 30 crore was seized and two persons arrested in this connection near the Sultanwind canal, police said on Wednesday. Acting on a tip-off, a white colour car was intercepted near the canal on late Tuesday night, they said. Gurdev Singh and Tarsem Singh were arrested after...
  • Heroin worth Rs 55 crore seized from Pakistan September 2, 2013

    Amritsar: Border Security Force has seized eleven kilogram of heroin with a face value of Rs 55 crore in the international market. Confirming the seizure here on Monday, a BSF official said that the consignment of drug was pushed from Pakistan to India through Bikhiwind Indo-Pak border Sunday night. It was being...
  • Alarming rise in new psychoactive substances, says UN June 29, 2013

    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,...
  • Madhur Bhandarkar's next film is a musical June 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar is working on his next film which will be a musical and is also likely to have a touch of realism. Madhur is known for his realistic films like 'Chandni Bar', 'Page 3', 'Corporate', 'Traffic Signal', 'Fashion', 'Jail' and 'Heroine' and had earlier also attempted a romantic-comedy...
  • Madhur Bhandarkar honoured in New York May 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar was honoured with the prestigious 'New York Citizen's Achievement Award'. The 44-year-old National-award winning director, who is presently on a vacation in New York, said that he is highly honoured to receive the honour. "I am hugely honoured and humbled by the Citizen's Achievement Award given to me...
  • Amritsar: BSF seizes heroin worth Rs 250 cr in two days April 17, 2013

    Chandigarh: The Border Security Force (BSF) in the past two days has seized heroin worth Rs 250 crore in the international market from the Khemkaran sector near Amritsar. On Tuesday 18 kilogram heroin was seized which was worth Rs 90 crore and on Wednesday another 32 kilogram heroin was seized...
  • Vijender's samples test negative for drugs April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The Sports Ministry announced on Tuesday that Olympic medallist Vijender Singh's samples tested negative for drugs. The boxer was alleged to have consumed recreational drugs with sparring partner Ram Singh. The Beijing Olympics bronze medalist had submitted his blood and urine samples to the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) after...
  • Vijender Singh's dope test returns negative: Sports ministry April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Olympic medallist Vijender Singh can heave a sigh of relief after the sports ministry announced on Tuesday that the boxer's samples tested negative for drugs. The boxer was alleged to have consumed recreational drugs with sparring partner Ram Singh. The Beijing Olympics bronze medallist had submitted his blood and...
  • Drug haul: Boxer Ram Singh remanded in police custody April 7, 2013

    Fatehgarh Sahib: Boxer Ram Singh was on Sunday remanded in two-day police custody in connection with a drug haul case, in which the name of Olympic medallist and renowned pugilist Vijender Singh had cropped up. Ram Singh, the sparring partner of Vijender Singh, was remanded in police custody till April...
  • NRI hotelier arrested in US for drug possession April 5, 2013

    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 Lauderdale/Hollywood...
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  • Vijender saga is disappointing, says Sports Minister April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Mounting pressure on India's Olympic champion Vijender Singh, Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday said that the entire episode is disappointing for the youngsters and all the sportspersons. Singh also said that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) allows all drug tests and that Vijender can be checked for...
  • Mohali drug haul: Police arrest boxer Ram Singh April 3, 2013

    Chandigarh: In a major twist in the Mohali drug haul case, Punjab Police on Wednesday arrested boxer Ram Singh, claiming that his brother-in-law was a proclaimed offender in drug trafficking and that the boxer was in constant touch with him. Ram Singh is the 16th accused to be arrested following recovery...
  • NADA tests Vijender's urine, blood samples April 3, 2013

    Chandigarh: India's Olympic champion Vijender Singh, who consumed heroin as many as 12 times according to the police, on Wednesday underwent National Anti-Doping Agency's (NADA) drug test but was not put through the hair follicle test, which is the main indicator of heroin. NADA, who had earlier refused to test...
  • NADA will have to test Vijender for heroin: Sports Ministry sources April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Sports Ministry on Tuesday rejecting National Anti-Doping Agency's arguments against heroin test on boxer Vijender Singh, said that NADA will have to conduct the test, according to sources. According to Ministry sources, Vijender has to come clean as he's a national sporting icon. Sports Ministry sources also said...
  • NADA refuses to test Vijender for heroin use April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after the Sports Ministry asked the National Anti-Doping Agency to test Olympian boxer Vijender Singh for heroin, the drug testing body has said it cannot do so. "NADA will not breach the protocol prescribed in the WADA court for testing an athlete who is out of competition....
  • Police case on Vijender Singh is very weak: Lawyer April 2, 2013

    Lawyer Mukul Khanna said that a hair test on Olympian boxer Vijender Singh will be inconclusive as it won't reveal the quantity of the drug consumed. ...
  • NADA turns down Sports Ministry's request for drug test on Vijender April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) has refused to go with the Sports Ministry's request that Olympian boxer Vijender Singh be tested for heroin. NADA has made it clear that it is bound by international protocol and it can only test Vijender's blood and urine samples and not hair...
  • Drug haul: Vijender may not have to undergo NADA test April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: A big question mark remains on whether India's champion boxer Vijender Singh will be tested by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) for heroin consumption or not. CNN-IBN has learned that NADA may throw the rule book at the Sports Ministry after the Sports Ministry asked it to test...
  • NADA refuses to test Vijender for heroin, say sources April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after the Sports Ministry asked the National Anti-Doping Agency to test Olympian boxer Vijender Singh for heroin, the drug testing body has said it cannot do so. According to sources, NADA says it can only test for performance enhancing drugs and since heroin is not considered...
  • Vijender remains silent even as troubles continue to grow April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Olympian boxer Vijender Singh continues to sink deeper into trouble with each passing day. The Sports Ministry has instructed the National Anti-doping Agency to test the boxing star for heroin consumption after the Punjab Police pointed towards repeated use of the drug by Vijender. The master of the ring...
  • Drug haul: Sports Ministry intervenes, asks NADA to test Vijender April 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The Sports Ministry swung into action on Monday and asked the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) to carry out tests on boxer Vijender Singh for alleged drug use. The Ministry's strong statement came hours after the Punjab Police was "advised" by the District Attorney of Fatehgarh Saheb against collecting...
  • Drug haul: Ram Singh's blood samples collected April 1, 2013

    Chandigarh: The Punjab Police has collected the hair and blood samples of boxer Ram Singh in the Mohali drug haul case. It now remains to be seen whether Olympian Vijender Singh will be next as the police have said that he consumed drugs. The Punjab Police say that the investigation into...