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Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Hold Meeting To Counter Trafficking of Opiate

 Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran have pledged to increase cooperation and information-sharing for effectively combating the trafficking of Afghan opiates. War-shattered Afghanistan remains the world’s largest...

Opium Cultivation Goes Down by 20% in Afghanistan: UN

 A new United Nations survey finds that opium cultivation in Afghanistan has decreased by 20 percent in 2018 compared to the previous year, citing...

U.N. Reports Global Cocaine, Opium Production At Heights

A U.N. report warns the global production of cocaine and opium has reached record-breaking levels as the markets for those and other illicit drugs...

World’s No. 1 opium-producing Country: Afghanistan’s illicit Poppy Harvest on the Rise Again in 2017

Washington, May 21, 2017: The world's No. 1 opium-producing country, Afghanistan, is braced for an exploding poppy harvest this year, as farmers are cultivating the...

Arunachal “tea lady” reason behind vanishing opium cultivation

Guwahati: A native of a village in Arunachal Pradesh also called 'tea lady' by many, is successfully leading people to give up cultivation of opium...

How drugs like heroin, opium, cocaine, marijuana make way into India

By Harshmeet Singh Over the past decade or so, the drug trafficking patterns in India have seen a major change. Drugs entering India from Nepal...

Industrial Revolution: How India financed Britain’s growth story

By Harshmeet Singh India’s biggest contribution to the Industrial Revolution in Britain was the finance.  With British earning tonnes of silver and gold by exporting...

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