Anti-Narcotics Cell Kargil Strikes a Blow Against Drug Trafficking, Seizing 52 Kg of Poppy Straw in Two Operations

VoL Desk, Sep. 20: In their unwavering commitment to combat drug trafficking, the Anti-Narcotics Cell of Kargil Police have taken resolute action by intercepting and confiscating 18 kilograms of Poppy Straw from a vehicle located at Sumat, Drass.

An FIR has been officially registered in accordance with the provisions of the 8/15 NDPS Act at the Drass Police Station. This development was communicated via an official tweet from the Kargil Police Twitter account on Monday.

Two days earl...

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A Call for Pragmatism: Rethinking Tobacco Harm Reduction on the Global Stage

In the quest to liberate the world from the shackles of smoking, it’s evident that a one-size-fits-all approach falls short. This realization must extend to the very institution that aims to lead the charge – the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Two decades ago, the WHO unveiled the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, envisioning a universal solution to combat smoking’s scourge. Yet, today, over a billion people still smoke worldwide, and the WHO’s stringent stance on alternative opt...

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District Police Leh Arrest Drug Peddlers, Recovered Contraband Substances

VoL Desk, July 10: In a remarkable achievement, the District Police Leh, under the leadership of Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), has achieved significant progress in the ongoing fight against drug peddling. In two separate operations, the police apprehended two notorious drug peddlers and seized a substantial amount of contraband substances.

The ADGP of Ladakh, a seasoned law enforcement professional, took to Twitter to announce the commendable accomplishment by the District...

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DC Santosh chairs district-level monthly Narco committee meeting 

Kargil, March 31, 2023: Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve today chaired the meeting of District Level Committee of Narco Coordination Centre (NCORD) to discuss the action plan to curb drug abuse and narcotic trade in Kargil.

The meeting was attended by SSP Kargil, Anayat Ali Choudhary, Chief Education Officer Kargil, Chief Medical Officer Kargil, District Forest Officer Kargil, Chief Agriculture Officer Kargil, District Social Welfare Officer Kargil while Superinten...

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District Admin organises awareness on drug abuse

Leh, Sept 17: District Administration Leh through its Narco Coordination Centre (NCORD) Committee, Leh organised an awareness campaign on Prevention of Drug Abuse at Paras Hall, Boys Higher Secondary School, Leh.

Deputy Chairman, LAHDC Leh, Tsering Angchuk was present as the Chief Guest of the occasion.

Sharing concern over the prevailing drug abuse in the society, Chief Guest Tsering Angchuk stressed that parents and teachers play an important role in curbing this social nuisance.  He...

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Advisor, Ladakh chairs 1st State Level meeting of Narco Coordination Center

Leh, April 29: Advisor to Hon’ble Lt. Governor, Umang Narula chaired the1st State Level meeting of Narco Coordination Center (NCORD). The NCORD is a mechanism for effective coordination among all the drug enforcement agencies and other stakeholders, and also to provide a common platform for discussions on drug-trafficking-related issues.

Deputy Director General (NR) NCB, Gyaneshwar Singh gave a comprehensive presentation on ‘NCORD Mechanism’ and the current drug scenario. He informed the ...

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Awareness on prevention of drugs, substance abuse among Children held at Kargil

VoL Desk, April 01, 2022: An awareness cum councelling programme on Prevention of Drug/ substance abuse among children and adolescents and illicit trafficking was conducted today with chemists of Kargil town.

The event was organised by the Drug and Food Control Organisation at Drugs and Food Control office, Inqilab Manzil, Qatilgah, Kargil.

The In-charge Drugs Controller, Union Territory of Ladakh, Mohammad Bashir and Drugs Control Officer, Kargil Mumtaz Ahmad were the key speakers.

The speaker...

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