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Drug Abuse
Jharkhand  /  Published 03.08.21

Dhanbad: RJD protests against fuel price hike

Bokaro police has sped up its drive against sale of medicines without prescription to youths. The move comes to deter youngsters who have been using medicines made to relieve pain and allergies for in...
By Our Bureau

India  /  Published 26.06.21

Modi warns against Drug abuse

He added, "Let us reiterate our commitment to share facts on drugs and realise our vision of a drugs free India. Remember- addiction is neither cool nor a style statement." The prime minist...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.09.20

Sushant case: Narcotics bureau arrests member of actor’s personal staff

On Friday, the federal anti-narcotics agency had arrested Showik Chakraborty, 24, Rhea Chakraborty's brother, and Samuel Miranda, Sushant's house manager.   The agency said it has n...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.06.20

Caution on drug abuse signs

Drug abuse among adolescents is going up but parents and teachers can help curb the menace by becoming watchful and being role models, experts said at a webinar on Friday.Psychiatrists, clinical psych...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.19

Banned drug seized, 1 held

A 39-year-old man, a resident of Hooghly’s Uttarpara, was arrested from Russell Street on Saturday for allegedly possessing a banned drug, police said.An officer at Lalbazar said police seized about...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

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North East  /  Published 26.06.19

Drug abusers stress role of society

Drug abusers who are undergoing rehabilitation feel that societal support is necessary for proper rehabilitation.Thirty-year-old Biraj Kardong is undergoing treatment at Felicity Foundation, a counsel...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 13.06.19

Drug kingpin surrenders in Golaghat

Drug kingpin Jojo alias Mrinal Gogoi surrendered before the court of chief judicial magistrate (CJM) here on Thursday.After absconding for four days, Jojo appeared in court disguised as a woman. He fi...
By Ritupallab Saikia in Golaghat

West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.19

JU move to curb alcohol & drug abuse

Jadavpur University has issued a circular calling for making the campus free of alcohol, drug and tobacco, the move following a meeting vice-chancellor Suranjan Das held with teachers to discuss alleg...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

North East  /  Published 25.12.19

Campaign against drug abuse

Women Against Social Evils, an NGO, conducted an awareness campaign and coordination meeting at Torajan village under Dhemaji district of Assam on Sunday to fight unitedly against drug trafficking/abu...
By Maksam Tayeng in Pasighat

North East  /  Published 30.11.19

Assam gets new DGP in-charge

 Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta, who took charge as the director-general of police, (in-charge) of Assam on Saturday, said his priority would be to fight against the ever-growing menace of drugs and not l...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati


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