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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......

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......

Pill for thought: Sweetheart deals that hurt consumers

Preserving competition in the pharmaceutical sector is sure to make a real difference to people's lives, notes Vaibhav Choukse. India is among the world's fastest-growing pharma markets, accounting......

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 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......

'Go after Sanjay Dutt and kill him'

'Two things were clear: Firstly, Salem and Sanjay were no longer friends. Two, Salem was gunning for Sanjay.' 'The actor was in Goa at the time, along with his friend and the director of Kaante,......

'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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Shahid on the sets of 'Udta Punjab'

In the photos, Shahid Kapoor can be seen sporting long hair with blue streaks and walking around on the sets. According to sources, Shahid is... ...

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UN conference weighs efforts to combat cyber-crime

Efforts to tame the fast-growing cybercrime threat took centre stage at the United Nations Crime Congress under way in Doha, Qatar, as a diverse... ...

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Uttarakhand govt to use Beatles' Rishikesh visit to revive tourism

One half of the Fab Four may not even be alive today, but the Uttarakhand government is hoping that the spirit of the Beatles gang will help it... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/beatles-rishikesh-maharishi-mahesh-yogi-ashram-john-lennon/1/430805.html
Awareness campaign in schools can help children report sexual abuse

A recent study in Australia has found that making children aware about sexual abuse enables them to report such abuse. All over the world about one... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/schools-can-help-children-report-sexual-abuse/1/430758.html
DMET gets doctor as Director

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Odisha government appointed a doctor as Director of Medical Education and Training (DMET). The... ...

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