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SC orders Centre to formulate plan to combat drug abuse amongst children

SC orders Centre to formulate plan to combat drug abuse amongst children

Hearing a petition by Nobel laureate Kailah Satyarthi's NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan, which had besides other things sought setting up of district level drug addiction centres, the apex court expressed concern over the growing menace of the drug abuse amongst children.

One arrested, 10 kg of cannabis seized in Jammu

Chhotu Sah, from Vaishali district in Bihar, was arrested and 10 packets containing 10 kg of cannabis were recovered from his possession.

War on drugs an epic fail: Jay Z

War on drugs an epic fail: Jay Z

Jay Z has condemned drugs laws that target minorities.

Man held with heroin in Jammu

Mohmmad Taj, a resident of border district of Poonch            , was arrested with 10 grams of heroin.

60 kg ganja seized, three persons held

Acting on a tip-off that a big consignment of narcotics was being unloaded from a four-wheeler, a police team conducted a raid and searched a vehicle.

10 inmates escape from Mexican prison

Ten inmates escaped from a prison in Mexico`s Caribbean beach resort of Cancun.

Haryana warns job aspirants against drug abuse

With three candidates mysteriously dying after undergoing physical tests for police recruitment in Haryana's Kurukshetra district in recent days, the Haryana Staff Selection Commission on Sunday warned candidates that they would be disqualified if it was found that they had taken performance enhancing drugs for the recruitment.

‘Udta Punjab’ movie tweet review

‘Udta Punjab’ movie tweet review

‘Udta Punjab’ starring Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh and Alia Bhatt starrer has released today.

Five reasons to watch Shahid Kapoor’s ‘Udta Punjab’

Five reasons to watch Shahid Kapoor’s ‘Udta Punjab’

The multi-starrer that deals with the drug menace made headlines in the recent past.

‘Udta Punjab’ woe continues - SC moved to halt screening of film

‘Udta Punjab’ woe continues - SC moved to halt screening of film

The Bombay High Court, had directed the producer of 'Udta Punjab' to make one cut and insert three disclaimers saying, among others that the film did not promote drugs.

Shahid Kapoor's 'Udta Punjab' gets into trouble with Censor Board

Shahid Kapoor's 'Udta Punjab' gets into trouble with Censor Board

The upcoming film 'Udta Punjab' has reportedly got into trouble with the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) on Thursday. The film is based on how substance abuse in the state of Punjab has affected its youth.

Diabetic drug may help treat cocaine addiction

It is the first time such a role has been shown for the hormone in the brain, the study said.

Illegal online pharmacies using Twitter to pedal drugs

Illegal online pharmacies are using Twitter to promote prescription drug abuse of controlled substances, a new study has found.

Khloe Kardashian won’t get separated from Lamar Odom?

Khloe Kardashian won’t get separated from Lamar Odom?

Khloe Kardashian may not get separated from Lamar Odom because he promised that he would stop using drugs. 

Yoga can help drug addicts: Study

It has shown that the quality of life of drug users can be significantly improved and also the frequency of drug use can be reduced with the help of yoga interventions.

Drug abuse threat to national security: Rajnath Singh

Drug abuse was a serious threat not only to public health but also to national security, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said here on Wednesday.

Psycho prisoners more likely to indulge in violent crimes

Ex-prisoners with common psychiatric disorders such as bipolar disorder and alcohol and drug abuse are more likely to commit a violent crime after release than other prisoners.

Awareness of mortality injurious to health

People with low self-esteem use a variety of escape mechanisms to avoid thinking about their own mortality.

Transparent partner key to stress-free romantic life

Romantic relationships that are supportive with fewer negative interactions will lead to a better psycho-social adjustment among young adults.

'Sexting' and internet safety top concern for US kids: Study

Sending or receiving explicit material via smartphones or “sexting” and internet safety have quickly climbed up in the top 10 list of child health concerns in the US.