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Drug trafficking funds terrorism & instigates political violence in South Asia: INCB report

New Delhi, April 15 (UNI) Underscoring the growing use of drug trafficking proceeds to fund terrorism, aid armed groups, and instigate political violence in the South Asia region, the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) said on Monday that narco-terrorism appears to be an increasing problem in the region.
“Seizures of heroin in South Asia have seen an overall increase in the past decade,” it said adding that India accounted for the largest share (two-thirds) of the heroin seized in South Asia in the period 2017–2021, followed by Sri Lanka, at 23 per cent, and Bangladesh, at 7 per cent.
The average annual seizures of heroin in South Asia along the southern route have increased to the extent that the total quantities of heroin and morphine originating in Afghanistan that are seized along that route are now larger than those seized along the northern route, the INCB report said.
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New Delhi, May 18 (UNI) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday, while urging the people of Delhi to vote in favour of the Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidates, said that both parties have come together to save the Constitution and democracy, which the BJP wants to finish.

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AAP leaders to march to BJP HQ Sunday: Kejriwal dares PM to arrest

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18 May 2024 | 9:05 PM

New Delhi, May 18 (UNI) Accusing BJP of playing “jail politics”, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to arrest all its leaders, announcing the party’s plan to march to the BJP headquarters Sunday.

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Manifesto of INDI alliance inspired by Muslim league: PM Modi

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18 May 2024 | 8:58 PM

New Delhi, May 18 (UNI) Continuing his attack on INDI alliance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said not a single vote should go to INDIA bloc as their manifesto appears to be inspired by the Muslim League.

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Hari Om Rai no longer with us, says Lava

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18 May 2024 | 5:47 PM

New Delhi, May 18 (UNI) A day after Delhi Police caught a man accused of impersonating former Lava International managing director Hari Om Rai during a medical check-up at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the national capital, the smartphone company on Saturday said that Rai does not hold any directorial position in the firm.

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Luv Aggarwal honored with prestigious Chicago Booth Impact Award

Luv Aggarwal honored with prestigious Chicago Booth Impact Award

18 May 2024 | 4:46 PM

New Delhi, May 18 (UNI) On May 11, Luv Aggarwal, a distinguished alumnus of NSUT Delhi, Columbia University New York, and the University of Chicago, was honoured with the prestigious Chicago Booth Impact Award.

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