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Gautam Gambhir's Foundation Illegally Hoarded COVID19 Drugs

Dec 08, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Gautam Gambhir and others from his foundation allegedly stocked and distributed drugs namely Favipiravir tablets and Medical Oxygen during a medical camp held from April 22, 2021, to May 18, 2021. 

Punjab CM Channi Urges PM Modi To Review Extension Of BSF’s Territorial Jurisdiction

Oct 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, in a letter to PM Narendra Modi has urged him to restore the BSF’s earlier territorial jurisdiction, limiting it only up to 15 kilometres in the state from the International Border.


How Himachal Pradesh Is Waging War On Drugs Against Cartels In The Hills

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) informed the Himachal Pradesh police earlier this year that some of the biggest drug hauls were traced back to the hill state while in February the anti-extortion cell of Pune’s police’s crime branch cell seized a large consignment of charas smuggled from Kullu.

Mexico Shootout: Woman From India Among 2 Foreigners Killed At Tulum Resort

Oct 22, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The fight was between two groups that operate street-level drug sales in the area. On Wednesday night, the shooting broke out at a street-side eatery.


Punjab Police Intercepts Major Cross-Border Smuggling Bid Of Weapons & Drugs

During the operation, the teams have recovered 22 pistols along with 44 magazines and 100 live rounds besides a packet of heroin packed inside a black coloured kit bag which was concealed in a paddy field.

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10 October, 2021

NCB Nabs Nigerian National; 20 people Held So Far In Mumbai Cruise Drug Case

Outlook Web Desk

Giving details of the latest arrest, an official said a team of the NCB laid a trap in suburban Goregaon and apprehended the accused, identified as Okaro Ouzama, 'along with an intermediate quantity of cocaine' on Saturday.


09 October, 2021

Heroin Worth Over Rs 2 Crore Recovered From Assam, One held

Outlook Web Desk

On a tip-off, police searched a passenger bus coming from Manipur at Laharijan on Friday night and seized the heroin concealed in 27 soap boxes.


06 October, 2021

NIA Now In Charge Of Probe Into Seizure Of 2,988 Kg Heroin At Gujarat's Mundra Port

Outlook Web Desk

The case relates to the seizure of 2,988.21 kg of heroin, disguised as consignment of semi-processed talc stones originating from Afghanistan, which had arrived at the Mundra port from Bandar Abbas Port in Iran, according to the NIA official.


06 October, 2021

NCP Calls NCB's Raid On Cruise Ship `Fake', Questions Presence Of BJP Member

Outlook Web Desk

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has so far arrested 17 people, including Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan, after allegedly seizing drugs from the Goa-bound ship on Saturday.


04 October, 2021

Of Fathers And Sons: What Do A Bollywood Star And A Union Minister Have In Common?

Outlook Web Desk

On Sunday, both actor Shah Rukh Khan and union minister Ajay Mishra Teni made it to national news thanks to controversies involving their sons.


04 October, 2021

NCB Looking For 'Bollywood Connection' In Drugs Cruise Case

Outlook Web Desk

The NCB Chief, S N Pradhan has said that the agency is looking to expand its investigation in connection with the drugs cruise case


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03 October, 2021

NCB Busts Rave Party Aboard Mumbai-Goa Cruise Ship, 10 Persons Detained

Outlook Web Desk

Based on a tip-off that a party was scheduled on the ship, an NCB team, led by its zonal director Sameer Wankhede, had raided the Goa-bound cruise ship on Saturday evening and recovered drugs from some of the passengers, the official said.


19 September, 2021

Gujarat ATS And Indian Coast Guard Apprehend Iranian Consignment With Huge Drug Stock, 7 Crew Members Arrested

Outlook Web Desk

Estimated 30 to 50 kg of the contraband, worth about Rs 150 to Rs 250 crore in the international markets were confiscated from the boat which was seized during the operation carried out on Saturday night.


15 September, 2021

International Criminal Court Judges Authorize Probe Into Philippines' 'War On Drugs'

Associated Press (AP)

The court's former prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, sought permission from judges earlier this year to investigate the Philippine government's campaign.


09 September, 2021

Extra Dose Of Steroids? Why Sidharth Shukla’s Death Confounds Sports Medicine Experts

Dr Saranjeet Singh

We love a hero with six packs and huge arms. In a way, we are all responsible for Sidharth Shukla’s premature death


19 August, 2021

Assam Police Seize Heroin Worth Over Rs 4.5 Crore, Two Arrested

Outlook Web Desk

A case has been registered in this connection at the Basistha police station and further investigations were on to determine the linkages


06 August, 2021

Drug Used To Reduce Blood Fat Is Capable Of Cutting Down SARS-CoV-2 Infection By 70 Per Cent: Study

Outlook Web Desk

The reduction of infection was obtained using concentrations of the drug which are safe and achievable using the standard clinical dose of fenofibrate, the researchers said.


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16 July, 2021

Rare Surgery On A 16-Month Old Infant Gives Him Relief From Uncontrolled Seizure Attacks

Outlook Web Bureau

The surgery was conducted by a 15-member team under the leadership of Dr. Sridhar K, Director and Group Head, Institute of Neurosciences & Spinal Disorders.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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