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Two held for selling 'whitener' to youths

Two persons have been arrested here for allegedly selling 'correction fluid and diluter' (whitener) to youths below 18 years of age, police said today.

Police had received information that some you

Number of drug users shoots up 33 times in ten years in Meghalaya

Drug abuse has emerged as a serious problem in Meghalaya, with the number of users increasing 33 times in the last ten years, according to a survey.

India Drugs & Aids Care (NEIDAC) director Toshi S

Mumbai rave party: Hotel COO held

Aparajit Mittal, the COO of the now infamous Mount View resort at Karjat, near Mumbai, has been arrested in connection with the rave party raid in which over 200 were held.

The resort, in Maharashtra

200 youths detained after raid on rave party

Over 200 boys and girls were detained in Maharashtra's Raigad district after police raided a rave party at a resort here late Sunday, an official said.

"We have detained over 200 boys and girls in th

India biggest market of heroin in South Asia

A major share of heroin in South Asian market went to India's local criminal groups, a UN annual drug report said on Thursday.

"In 2009, the total value of the South Asian heroin estimated at $1.9 bi

Wealthy Mexican ex-mayor investigated for drug ties


“Mexican magnate Jorge Hank Rhon, an eccentric ex mayor of Tijuana who was arrested after weapons were found in his home, is being investigated for possible links to drug cartels,” a prosecutor said.

Mexico town stands up to drug gangs with barricade


Masked and wielding rifles, the men of this mountain town stand guard at blockades of tires and sandbags to stop illegal loggers backed by drug traffickers. Their defiance isn't just about defending t

S.African minister's wife convicted of drug trafficking

The wife of South Africa's intelligence minister was convicted on Thursday of drug trafficking for using young women as mules to smuggle cocaine into the country.

Sheryl Cwele, who is married to stat

16 more bodies found in Mexican pits, total now 88


A suspect in the kidnapping and killing of bus passengers near the U.S. border led Mexican soldiers to another set of clandestine graves containing 16 bodies, bringing to 88 the number of corpses foun

Gunmen shoot two US agents in Mexico

Mexico City: A US agent was shot and killed in Mexico Tuesday and a second agent wounded amid a surge in violence in a country ravaged by crime cartel turf wars and a government crackdown on the drug

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