Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021


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

Oct 10, 2021 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.

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

Oct 09, 2021 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.

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

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.

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

Oct 06, 2021 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.

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

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

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.

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.

02 July, 2021

US Halts Federal Executions After Historic Use By Trump Administration

Associated Press (AP)

Attorney General Merrick Garland made the announcement saying he was imposing a moratorium on federal executions.

Photo Gallery

Muslims pelt stones at policemen during clashes following an Eid-e-Milad un Nabi procession, in Jabalpur.

PTI Photo

Migrant workers arriving from J&K wait at a railway station to board a train for their native places, in Amritsar. Many of migrant workers are leaving the Kashmir Valley after a series of attacks on them.

PTI Photo

Blocked Askote-Jauljibi road after landslide due to heavy rain, in Pithoragarh.

PTI Photo

Policemen fire teargas shells on Muslims during clashes following an Eid-e-Milad un Nabi procession, in Jabalpur.

PTI Photo

NDRF personnel evacuate people from a flooded area after heavy rains in Rudrapur.

PTI Photo

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.


The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

Vikas Pathak
The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together


Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

Naseer Ganai
Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu