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PM Modi is using 'third-grade' Pahlaj Nihalani as a pawn: AAP

Asserting that the 2017 Punjab elections are going to fought on the grounds of the rampant drug abuse in the state, the Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of using......

Measuring the real burden of child drug abuse in India

Before Satyan (name changed) dropped out of school after failing Class 5, he only used to smoke cigarettes. Cannabis and heroin use started afterwards. To finance his habit, Satyan stole money......

Justice Verma report: When Delhi policemen turn rapists

Four vagabond children, who were victims of trafficking, drug abuse and sexual violence, narrated their tales to J S Verma committee alleging that police personnel used to extort money and even......

Punjab deputy CM slams Rahul for drug abuse remark

Reacting sharply to the statement of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi that seven out of 10 youth in Punjab are drug addicts, Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab Sukbir Badal termed him a joker'......

Rahul Mahajan drugs case adjourned again

The long stalled trial in the drug abuse case allegedly involving Rahul Mahajan, son of slain Bharatiya Janata Party leader Pramod Mahajan, could not start on Monday, as the relevant judicial......

Govt to crack down on drug price abuse

Union Minister for Fertlisers and Chemicals Ramvilas Paswan said that the central government has resolved to check the practice of drug overpricing.Also, action will be taken against both producers......

HC grants Pfizer temporary relief on cough syrup ban

The next hearing on Pfizer's plea is slated for March 21 Delhi high court granted US drugmaker Pfizer an interim injunction on a ban on its popular cough syrup Corex, days after the government......

Controversial endorsers who lost big advertisement deals

Looking at the response time, brands are proactively snapping ties with celebrities in the face of controversy.  Image: Maria Sharapova tested positive for banned drug Meldonium. Photograph:......

Wait for cheaper drugs might get longer

Lobby group tells USTR it has got assurance from India on compulsory licensing. While the Budget is supposed to be aiming for mass availability of low-priced indigenous drugs, indications from US......

'No one was talking about drug abuse in our cinema'

'Initially, there was no Punjab in my film. I just wanted to do a film on drug abuse because it was a problem that bothered me.' 'Alia had to go through a lot in playing the character. We had to be......

Abhishek flags off drive against drugs

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to. Abhishek Bachchan flagged off an awareness run against drug abuse from Nariman Point to Police Gymkhana in Chowpatty, South Mumbai, on......

How Alia Bhatt nailed Udta Punjab

'The starting point of the Udta Punjab casting was that we didn't think stars would do a film like this, so we'd take non-stars.''As the names kept rolling in and we had Kareena Kapoor and Shahid......

Anurag Kashyap, making his own rules

There is something about Anurag Kashyap -- whose Raman Raghav 2.0 releases June 24 -- that puts the cinema watchdogs on alert, says Veenu Sandhu. IMAGE: Shahid Kapoor in Udta Punjab. Hours before......

Review: Udta Punjab is a must-watch

Udta Punjab is a wake-up call, an important film and a mighty impressive one at that, carrying a loud anti-drug message, raves Sukanya Verma. Under a starlit sky, tall green trees flanking......

'Since 1998 Indian sports seems under drug abuse'

Sprint queen P T Usha discusses the latest doping scandal to hit Indian sport with Sriram Bala. Over the last two weeks eight Indian athletes tested positive for use of banned stimulants. Among......

FIFA bans Mutu worldwide

FIFA has extended the seven-month ban on ex-Chelsea striker Adrian Mutu for drug abuse worldwide.\nThe Romanian international was banned by the English Football Association (FA) and sacked by......

Tennis one of the cleanest sports: Agassi

Tennis is one of the world's cleanest sports in terms of drug abuse -- if not the cleanest, Andre Agassi said on Tuesday.The spotlight in Sydney has been on Greg Rusedski after the Briton's......

Moses not suprised about Lewis's positive test

Legendary hurdler Edwin Mosescalled for stricter measures to control drug abuse in sport, sayingreports of a number of star athletes testing positive did not "surprise" him at all."I have no......

Heavyweight world champion Fury 'tests positive for cocaine'

IMAGE: Tyson Fury celebrates winning the fight against Wladimir Klitschko. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach /Reuters. Heavyweight world boxing champion Tyson Fury has tested positive for cocaine, ESPN......
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Just a question of rights

The plagiarism allegations against Udta Punjab come as a huge disappointment at a time when the film industry is becoming acutely aware of the... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/just-a-question-of-rights/article9174487.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Liquor ban undone

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar had staked much of his image and authority on enforcing a liquor ban, which the Patna High Court has now struck... ...

http://www.sentinelassam.com/editorial/story.php?sec=3&subsec=0&id=283175&dtP=2016-10-02&ppr=1#283175
Meeting on crime against woman

FROM A REPORTER SHILLONG, Sept 6: With an aim to eradicate the increasing crimes against young girls and women in the State, Committee Crimes... ...

http://www.sentinelassam.com/meghalaya/story.php?sec=2&subsec=8&id=280400&dtP=2016-10-02&ppr=1#280400
The last remaining parsis of Delhi

Family portrait of Dinbai Jal D.B. Irani (extreme left), who was the first Parsi woman entrepreneur in Delhi and owned the Empress Aerated Soda... ...

http://www.sundayguardianlive.com/culture/6714-vanishing-pointthe-last-remaining-parsis-delhi
The DEA paid $9 million to 'deactivated' sources

DEA administrator Michele Leonhart. The Drug Enforcement Administration's management of its confidential sources violated guidelines and exposed... ...

http://www.businessinsider.in/The-DEA-paid-9-million-to-deactivated-sources/articleshow/54594324.cms

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