Tag: Drug Menace

  • Villages form panels to fight drug menace in Muktsar

    Villages form panels to fight drug menace in Muktsar

    Muktsar, July 16: Some villages in Muktsar district have waged a war against the drug menace and announced social boycott of those found supplying drugs. Besides, local level committees formed by villagers for this purpose have even announced to “teach a lesson” to such people. For instance, in Gurursar village, some people are visiting households […]

  • Two SHOs, 4 cops suspended for not taking action against drug peddlers

    Two SHOs, 4 cops suspended for not taking action against drug peddlers

    Sangrur, July 9: Taking action against cops who failed to act against drug paddlers in the region, senior superintendent of police (SSP) Mandeep Singh Sidhu suspended station two station house officers (SHOs) and four cops posted in the Sherpur police station. Those suspended include sub-inspector Nirmal Singh, SHO (City-2), Malerkotla, and sub-inspector Rakesh Kumar, SHO, […]

  • Alert in border dists after spy’s arrest, heroin haul

    Alert in border dists after spy’s arrest, heroin haul

    Gurdaspur, December 8: Two major incidents near the international border, one pertaining to espionage and the other recovery of 55-kg high-grade heroin, in the district have alarm bells ringing for the BSF and the state police. BSF Punjab Frontier IG Mukul Goel, while addressing a press conference, claimed: “The seizure was the biggest ever in […]

  • 55kg heroin, 2 revolvers recovered from Indo-Pak border in Gurdaspur

    55kg heroin, 2 revolvers recovered from Indo-Pak border in Gurdaspur

    Gurdaspur, Dec 7: In its biggest haul of contraband this year, the Border Security Force (BSF) troops recovered 55kg heroin and two .32 revolvers on the Indo-Pak border near Kalanaur in Gurdaspur district on Wednesday. The contraband was found in 55 packets of 1 kg each at Rosse border out-post in the area after BSF […]

  • 2 Pak intruders shot dead near border; heroin seized

    2 Pak intruders shot dead near border; heroin seized

    Shahpur (Ajnala), Sept 21: In an operation involving the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), two Pakistani intruders were shot dead last night after they tried to push contraband into Indian territory. This morning, the BSF found both bodies, besides an AK-47 assault rifle with 23 cartridges, a pistol with four […]

  • Punjab to get first govt-run women drug deaddiction centre

    Punjab to get first govt-run women drug deaddiction centre

    Chandigarh, May 11: Punjab is all set to get its first government-run women drug de-addiction centre in the state. The 15-bedded centre, which is likely to become operational by next month, will come up in Kapurthala district. Sources in the government said the aim to setup the centre is to provide women addicts a “friendly […]

  • UK to aid Punjab Police on modernisation, drug enforcement

    UK to aid Punjab Police on modernisation, drug enforcement

    CHANDIGARH, May 10: United Kingdom has offered technical assistance to Punjab police in the enforcement of the drug control measures launched by the Captain Amarinder Singh government, while evincing keen interest to scale up business engagement with the north Indian state. Punjab police have been under attack from several quarters following unsolved cases of Maur […]

  • Congress government struggles to shed Akali ‘legacy’

    Congress government struggles to shed Akali ‘legacy’

    Chandigarh, May 1: Seven weeks into forming the government, the Capt Amarinder Singh-led Congress government is facing “resistance” from within in doing away with the halqa incharge system introduced by the previous SAD-BJP government. Two weeks ago, the CM scrapped one part of the system by issuing a notification on the jurisdiction of police stations and […]

  • To tackle drug menace, UN offers help to Punjab government

    To tackle drug menace, UN offers help to Punjab government

    Chandigarh, April 29: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has offered to assist the Punjab government in dealing with drug menace in the state. UNODC officials Friday said that they have sought an appointment with Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh and the response from the government so far is “positive”. Sergey Kapinos, […]

  • Punjab Govt Joins Hands with IMA the us Eradicate Drug Menace

    Punjab Govt Joins Hands with IMA the us Eradicate Drug Menace

    Chandigarh, March 28: Newly formed state government seems the us have pulled up its socks the us curb down the drug menace racket in the state. Punjab’s Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has joined hands with the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and has already enforced a special unit for the cause. IMA has planned out […]

  • Vasda Punjab: Some Questions Why Youth Is Addicted To Drugs?

    Vasda Punjab: Some Questions Why Youth Is Addicted To Drugs?

    Today, we all are mourning the death of ‘Sone Di Chirhi’ that Punjab was known as once. The widespread use of drugs among Punjabi youth, it is defaming the land of peers, fakeers, Gurus and eternal lovers all over the world. This dangerous trap inthe us which the spirited Punjabi youth has been led inthe us […]

  • Censor Board Proposes 89 Cuts In Udta Punjab!

    Censor Board Proposes 89 Cuts In Udta Punjab!

    Controversy it seems has become synonymous with the upcoming movie ‘Udta Punjab’. Close the us its release date, the Censor Board has ordered 89 cuts in the movie. Why? Because it is highlighting the drug epidemic in Punjab. Earlier, the board had asked the makers the us remove reference the us the state of Punjab in the film. An […]