Opium

  • Sona Ram Choudhary seeks opium high to attract voters 03-04-2014 03:45 PM

    Supply of opium has joined the list of traditional electoral issues of water, hospitals, roads, education and power in the second largest constituency of the country Barmer. One of the issues, albeit not a major one, in this border constituency is increasing supply of 'doda posta' (opium husk) to which...
  • Police arrest couple with 10 kg of illegal opium 06-03-2014 12:02 AM

    A couple were arrested on Wednesday with 10 kg of illegal opium near Chothkeha Fanta area. Acting on a tip-off, the police arrested the couple, identified as Gendi Bai and her husband Sohanlal, when they were allegedly carrying 10 kg opium for supplying it to their contacts, city police station...
  • Rains, hailstorm damage legal opium crop in Malwa 01-03-2014 12:13 AM

    Recent heavy rains and hailstorm have damaged the opium harvest in Malwa region known for its legal cultivation. About 30,000 opium farmers from Neemuch, Mandsaur and Ratlam districts said rains lashed the region just when the opium harvest was at its peak. The district Congress president Nandkishor Patel met the...
  • Opium: Anusha Rizvi to direct her next with husband 27-11-2012 11:12 AM

    Mumbai: Journalist-turned-director Anusha Rizvi, who debuted as a director with highly acclaimed 'Peepli Live', has teamed up with her husband Mahmood Farooqui to direct her second movie 'Opium'. "I am busy scripting my next film, which is titled 'Opium'. It's based on Amitav Ghosh's novel. The film will be directed...
  • Chocolates create same high as opium: study 21-09-2012 06:31 PM

    London: Are you a chocoholic? Then you may be suffering from a craving similar to drug addiction. Chocolate has an effect on the brain similar to opium, according to a study by the University of Michigan that found amazing comparisons between obese people and drug addicts. A natural brain chemical...
  • Lifting the veil on Afghanistan's female addicts 01-04-2012 10:19 AM

    Kabul: Anita lifted the sky-blue burqa from her face, revealing glazed eyes and cracked lips from years of smoking opium, and touched her saggy belly, still round from giving birth to her seventh child a month ago. "I can't give breast milk to my baby," said the 32-year-old Anita, who...
  • Decision on detained Pak cricketer Asif likely today 08-06-2008 02:08 PM

    Melbourne: The Federation of International Cricketers' Association (FICA) has said it would support the legal action if the players who have not been paid for playing in the inaugural Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), decide to proceed against the franchises and the country's board. Announcing this, FICA chief executive Tim May...
  • Pak pacer Asif appears in court, verdict on Sunday 05-06-2008 08:27 PM

    Lahore: Hailing the decision of the Champions League T20 Organising Committee, which includes BCCI, to invite Pakistan's Sialkot Stallions in the qualifying stage of the tournament, PCB chief operating officer Subhan Ahmed said this could be the first step towards the revival of bilateral ties with India. Pakistan's domestic T20...
  • Jodhpur court orders probe in Jaswant Singh opium case 05-11-2007 08:58 PM

    Dubai: A record third wicket partnership of 242 runs from South Africa's Hashim Amla and Jacques Kallis left Pakistan with a mountain to climb on day four of the first Test on Monday. Amla's 118 not out and Kallis's unbeaten 135 helped South Africa declare its second innings on 318-2,...
  • J&K's drugs, terror link snapped 09-05-2007 08:18 AM

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  • Opium on a new high in Afghanistan 03-09-2006 10:18 AM

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  • NATO to stem Taliban's drug connection 18-08-2006 11:31 AM

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