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`NSSO asked to assess extent of drug abuse in Punjab, Manipur`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 21:37

The government has asked National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) to carry out an advanced pilot survey in Punjab and Manipur to assess the extent of drug abuse, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Robin Williams enters rehab centre for help

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 20:47

Actor Robin Williams has checked into rehab for the second time to maintain his long-term sobriety.

UN urges Afghanistan, Central Asia to fight drugs

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 13:19

The UN has urged close coordination between Afghanistan and Central Asian countries to combat drug trafficking, media reported Friday. <br><br> "The members of the Security Council underlined the threat posed by illicit drug production, trade and trafficking to international peace and stability in the region," Xinhua quoted a statement issued by the UN as saying.

Need to make drug addicts productive members of society: Prez

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 22:50

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday expressed concern over the growing alcoholism and drug abuse and advocated a comprehensive programme with focus on making the addicts productive members of society after getting them off alcohol and drugs.

Easy availability of narcotics responsible for drug abuse: FM

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 14:02

Jaitley said that easy availability could be due to a lot of cross-border smuggling of narcotics into India.

Toronto crack mayor takes a break for rehab

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 11:47

Toronto`s scandal-plagued mayor Rob Ford, who has admitted to binge drinking and smoking crack, on Wednesday said he was taking a break to seek help for substance abuse.

Tom Hardy couldn`t handle Hollywood

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 15:09

Tom Hardy has said that he couldn`t handle Hollywood when he first found fame.

Philip Seymour Hoffman died of toxic mix of drugs

Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 19:54

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of a toxic mix of drugs, including heroin, cocaine and other drugs, the New York City medical examiner`s office said.

Hoffman trapped in love triangle?

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 11:05

Philip Seymour Hoffman was reportedly involved in a love triangle before his death, according to the private diaries discovered from his home.

I am harmonious and conflict-free: Nigela Lawson

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 16:21

Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson claims she hates conflict despite her bitter break-up with husband Charles Saatchi.

Was ready to be Liz Taylor`s hubby no 8: Colin Farrell

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 16:11

Colin Farrell has confessed that he was ready to become Elizabeth Taylor`s husband number 8.

Lady Gaga smoked weed to feel young

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 08:48

Lady Gaga says she was addicted in the past because it made her feel like a teenager.