Narcotics Current Affairs, GK & News
SC on anti-narcotics law: Quantity will determine punishment not Purity
On April 23, 2020, the Supreme Court of India pronounced that it is the quantity of the banned drug mixture that will decide the punishment of the offender and not the purity. The clarification was given by the apex court under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act. Highlights In order to determine whether the ..
Month: Current Affairs - April, 2020
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
Topics: CLAT • Drug Abuse • Drugs • Heroin • Narcotic Drugs • Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act • Narcotics • Supreme court
RalDer-X: New Explosive Detection Device developed by DRDO and IISc Bangalore
On March 1, 2020, at the National Workshop on Explosive Detection, a new Explosive Detection device called RalDer-X was launched. Highlights RalDer-X has the capacity to detect explosives that are in the pure form and also those that are added with contaminants. It is also capable of detecting explosives at a distance. The device is ..
Month: Current Affairs - March, 2020
Category: Defence Current Affairs
Topics: Border Security • Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) • IISc • Internal Secuirty • Narcotics • Shipping
Govt suspends LoC trade with PoK
The government has issued orders to suspend the Line of Control (LoC) trade between Jammu & Kashmir and Pak Occupied Kashmir (PoK). Why did the government suspend LoC trade? The LoC trade was initiated to facilitate the exchange of goods of common use between local populations across the LoC in Jammu & Kashmir. On the ..
Month: Current Affairs - April, 2019
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2022
Topics: Chakkan-da-Bagh • fake currency • illegal weapons • Jammu & Kashmir • Line of Control • LoC • Narcotics • Pak Occupied Kashmir • PoK • Salamabad
First National Conference on Drug Law Enforcement held in New Delhi
The first-ever National Conference on Drug Law Enforcement was held in New Delhi. It was inaugurated by Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir. The 2-day conference was organized by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Ministry of Home Affairs. Key Facts More than 50 State and Central law enforcement agencies involved in combating drug ..
Month: Current Affairs - March, 2018
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
Topics: Conferences • drug trafficking • Narcotics • Narcotics Control Bureau • National • National Conference on Drug Law Enforcement
India-Russia sign comprehensive anti-terror pact
India and Russia have signed comprehensive anti-terror pact agreement for enhancing bilateral cooperation in tackling all forms of terrorism and countering threat posed by narcotics. The agreement was signed by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Russia’s Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev in Moscow after they held wide-ranging talks. Key Takeaways of visit Both countries emphasized ..
Month: Current Affairs - November, 2017
Category: Defence Current Affairs
Topics: India-International Relations • India-Russia • internal security • Narcotics • Terrorism
India, Nepal sign 8 MoUs
India and Nepal have signed eight Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) in various fields, including Housing grant, prevention of drugs, post-earthquake reconstruction packages in health and education sectors. The agreements were inked after delegation level talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his visiting Nepalese counterpart Sher Bahadur Deuba in New Delhi. The two leaders also ..
Month: Current Affairs - August, 2017
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Topics: Health • Housing • India-Nepal • Narcotics • National • Sher Bahadur Deuba