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Over 150 kgs of charas, other poppy straw recovered in Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 6 (UNI) Over 150 kgs of raw and fine quality charas besides poppy straw and bhung were recovered in the Kashmir Valley, a police spokesman said here Friday evening.

He said continuing its drive against drug menace, police recovered huge quantity of cannabis plants (raw material of charas) kept for drying by the drug peddlers in the Kashmir valley.

He said 26.9 Kgs of raw material of charas have been recovered from the house of Ghulam Rasool Reshi at Kakapora in Pulwama while four Kgs of Charas powder have been recovered from the house of Abdul Hamid Mir at Dogam Kakapora.

He said another 16.6 Kgs of cannabis leaves were recovered from the house of Nissar Ahmad Reshi and two kg of charas have been recovered from the house of Mohammad Sultan in Pulwama.

Spokesman said on Friday 122 Kgs of cannabis powder and 7 Kgs Poppy straw have been seized by special squad during search operation at four places in villages Patipora.

He said that from last one month the special squad of Pulwama police teams conducted dozens of raids in villages in District Pulwama and recovered 712.5 Kgs of narcotic substance.

He said 26 cases have been registered against drug peddlers. One auto has been seized and some notorious smugglers have been put behind the bars.
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gesture to her act, felt that she was shattered on hearing about
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Revival of monsoon rain brings cheer on faces of Marathwada farmers

16 Aug 2018 | 11:38 PM

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Meghalaya CM stresses on need for improved connectivity with neighbouring countries

16 Aug 2018 | 11:32 PM

Shillong, Aug 16 (UNI) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Thursday stressed on the need for improved connectivity with the neighbouring countries for transformative growth of the region.

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Vajpayee studied law with his father in Kanpur College

16 Aug 2018 | 11:18 PM

Kanpur, Aug 16 (UNI) Former Prime Minister and renowned politician of country Atal Bihari Vajpayee had studied law with his father Krishna Bihari Vajpayee in Dayanand Anglo Vaidik (DAV) college Kanpur in 1948.

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Pilgrimage to Machail Mata crosses one lakh mark in Kishtwar

16 Aug 2018 | 11:09 PM

Jammu, Aug 16 (UNI) Yatra to Machail Mata in hilly Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir had crossed landmark of one lakh yatris on August 15 when the whole country was celebrating the 72nd years of India's Independence with gaiety and enthusiasm.

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