#Drugs

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday said the kingpin of drugs trade in the state was yet to be traced, but the police's anti-narcotics cell was making all efforts to nab him.

The Goa government is pulling out all the stops to ensure that the coastal state is free of illegal drug trade, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told the Legislative Assembly Tuesday.

In the first case, a woman from Venezuela was arrested from the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) after she landed here from Addis Ababa on May 25, a Narcotics Control Bureau officials said.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team raided a truck stationed outside a restaurant here and recovered 2004 kg toda post, Superintendent of Police Ajay Kumar told reporters here.

Mumbai: Anti-narcotics cell of navi Mumbai arrested Bollywood Actor and former contestant of Bigg Boss Ajaz Khan for alleged possession of banned drugs. The controversial actor was arrested from a hotel room in Belapur with eight tablets of the prohibited ‘ecstasy’ tablets, which are popular in rave parties. ALSO READ: Do not miss these hot pictures of …

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday urged the Centre to amend laws to provide for death penalty even for first-time drug smugglers and peddlers. In his letter to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, the Chief Minister pointed out that the existing NDPS Act, 1985, provides for death penalty for certain offences, if these are …

New York: An existing drug may one day protect premenopausal women from infertility that commonly follows cancer treatments, new research has found. Women who are treated for cancer with radiation or certain chemotherapy drugs are commonly rendered sterile. Women are born with a lifetime reserve of oocytes, or immature eggs, but those oocytes are among the …

Panaji: Owners of two popular beach shacks in North Goa’s Anjuna village were arrested on Tuesday after a police raid found waiters and patrons at the establishments in possession of drugs, said police. Superintendent of Police (North Goa) Chandan Choudhury confirmed the arrests of Edwin Nunes, owner of Curlies shack, and Rohan Shetty of Club …