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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......

Rahul Mahajan case: Witnesses under scanner

Sahil Zaroo, an accused in the Rahul Mahajan drug abuse case, on Wednesday moved an application seeking to implicate three key witnesses as accused saying that they had procured the drugs. In an......

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......

Why the child labour law should not be amended

The proposed changes to the child labour law to allow children and adolescents to work for their families would be most retrograde and regressive, say Shinzani Jain and Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.......

Confused about the Budget proposals? Please read this

Extends fiscal deficit reduction roadmap by one year to 2017-18 Raises services tax, to implement GST by April 2016 and cut corporation tax from 2016-17 to 25% by 2020 The Government has presented......

India Inc's shining stars and few who lost glory in 2014

2014 was a mixed bag for India Inc, few made it, few slipped. An employee uses a computer mouse inside an office. Photograph: Kamal Kishore/ Reuters Sachin Bansal: India's e-tail poster boy For......

Sensex gains 128 points ahead of Fed meet; Ranbaxy up 6%

Benchmark share indices ended higher on Tuesday, ahead of the two-day US Federal Reserve Open Market Committee meet, led by pharma shares after better-than-expected second quarter earnings from......

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......

The Californication contest: Win COOL Prizes!

American comedy-drama television series Californication arrives on Indian television on August 24, and will be telecast on AXN from Monday to Friday at 11pm. The show follows the life of David......

The pressure of being a Bollywood star

By talking about her struggle with depression, Deepika Padukone has exposed the stress-filled lives of filmstars. While most heroines of her time were accompanied on shoots by fiercely protective......

Gurmeet Ram Rahim: Nothing in MSG is offensive

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh ‘Insan,’ who became an overnight Youtube sensation with his music video Love Charger, has kicked up quite a storm with his acting debut.......

Review: Action Jackson is a milestone in feminist cinema

Action Jackson is a drinking game of a film, one well over the so-bad-it’s-good line, its main merit being that it holds some genuine surprises, says Raja Sen.“AJ,” the girl gasps......

'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......

UK players want lighter penalties for recreational drugs

A union representing British sportsmen and women has launched legal action in Switzerland to try to ensure more sympathetic treatment for athletes caught using recreational drugs. The Professional......
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The number of U.S. college students smoking marijuana every day or nearly every day is greater than it has been in 35 years, according to a study... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/09/01/us-usa-marijuana-college-idINKCN0R12M420150901?feedType=RSS&feedName=health
In first national drugs map, a big haul and a glaring gap

The data reveals that Rajasthan alone recorded 23 per cent of the total haul with 11.81 lakh kg seized under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/in-first-national-drugs-map-a-big-haul-and-a-glaring-gap/
Drugs seized, not destroyed

The high court held that the failure of the prosecution to either produce the narcotics or show its destruction implied a failure to prove the very... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/drugs-seized-not-destroyed/
Oliver Sacks, a 20th Century Poet Laureate and Doctor Dies At The Age of 82 in USA

A prominent neurologist and an eminent author Dr. Oliver Sacks, died at the age of 82 on Aug 30 in Manhattan, USA. His writings were mainly... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/oliver-sacks-a-20th-century-poet-laureate-and-doctor-dies-at-the-age-of-82-in-usa-152883-1.htm
Indrani Mukerjea Denied Rights in Prison, Her Lawyers Tell Court

Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Raija Susan Panicker | Updated: Aug 31, 2015 15:35 IST Indrani Mukerjea being taken to the court. Mumbai:... ...

http://m.ndtv.com/cheat-sheet/in-indrani-mukerjea-case-talk-of-a-hitman-to-target-son-10-developments-1212633

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