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Alarming HIV/AIDS surge among Pakistan's drug addicts

There is an alarming surge in HIV/AIDS cases among injecting drug users (IDUs) in Pakistan, the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) says.

HIV/AIDS prevalence among IDUs in the country av

TN students spy for cops on drugs

Narcotics Intelligence Bureau CID (NIBCID) sleuths are now banking on ‘student informers’ in colleges to tip them about the circulation of narcotic substances in order to break into the vicious circle

US authorities find major drug tunnel in San Diego


An estimated 17 tons of marijuana were seized in the discovery of a cross-border tunnel that authorities said was one of the most significant secret drug smuggling passages ever found on the US-Mexico

Drug firms may offer price balm in Kerala


The Kerala Medical Supplies Corporation, the central drug procurement agency of the state government, will shortlist 2,000 essential drugs to be sold at reasonable prices through government-approved o

Party drug meow meow killing young Britons

Party drug "meow meow" or mephedrone, used as a replacement for ecstasy or cocaine, and termed Britain's 'favourite new drug' has caused nearly 100 deaths of young people in the past two years.


Toy cars made of cocaine seized in Italy

Italian police on Wednesday seized tiny toy cars made entirely of cocaine in a Milan bust that yielded 140 kg of the drug.

The cocaine was also absorbed into clothing and hidden inside large rubber b

Mexico horror: Gunmen dump 35 bodies on avenue


Suspected drug traffickers drove two trucks to a main avenue in a Mexican Gulf coast city and dumped 35 slaying victims during rush hour while gunmen stood guard and pointed their weapons at frightene

Telugu actor to be questioned in drug-racket case

Telugu film actor Varun Sandesh is likely to be questioned by Central Crime Station (CCS), a wing of Hyderabad Police, in connection with his name figuring in an accused's confession last month in a d

US busts major drug ring run by three Indians

Three smugglers from India are among a group of five busted in what has been dubbed 'Operation Liquid Dragon', one of the biggest ephedrine rings operated out of the US by a Mexican drug cartel.


Three held with drugs worth Rs.40 crore

Three people were arrested in Punjab's Jalandhar district with heroin worth Rs.40 crore smuggled from Pakistan, police said on Sunday.

"On a tip off, we laid a trap on the outskirts of Jalandhar on F

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