Health  /  Published 28.09.19

Diabetes fast-feast drug guidelines

A medical panel has formulated what is being described as the country’s first guidelines that specify certain modifications in medications to shepherd diabetes patients through periods of fasting an...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.18

Heroin-sale cuffs on Midnapore teacher

A primary school teacher in East Midnapore is among two persons arrested for allegedly selling heroin at a tea stall in Tamluk town of East Midnapore. Police said the teacher and a casual worker of th...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

World  /  Published 13.09.19

Indians in US held for distributing opioids

Eight Indian-Americans have been arrested and charged with importing millions of misbranded opioid pills into the US from India and distributing the potentially lethal substance drugs to individuals a...
By PTI in New York

World  /  Published 18.10.18

Cannabis is legal, Canada is on a high

Canadian pot smokers’ pipe dreams came true on Wednesday when the country became the first major country in the world to legalise recreational cannabis use. But one of the first Canadians to buy leg...
By Penelope MacRae in Ottawa

North East  /  Published 29.06.19

NAB seizes Rs 100 crore drugs

A brown sugar factory was busted, drugs valued at Rs 100 crore in the international market were seized and three persons arrested at Lilong in Thoubal district of Manipur on Saturday.The drug factory ...
By Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh in Imphal

Opinion  /  Published 16.02.19

Citizen-science studies could help reduce man-animal conflict

Parting shotSir — Communication is an ever-evolving process. At present, it is the language of emojis that is the preferred medium of conveying what is on one’s mind. Even this language, though, i...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.02.19

Teacher workshop to tackle vapes addiction among students

Adolescents fall prey to addiction easier than adults and counselling at the right time is necessary. Lions Club International has decided to organise a teachers’ training workshop between March 9 a...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 02.02.19

Plea to PM on drug prices

A group of citizens has asked the Narendra Modi government to cap profit margins on medicines at 35 per cent, iterating concerns articulated earlier by patients’ rights advocates over how excessive ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 23.11.18

Human clinical trials of cannabis as medicine

Government scientists are preparing for India’s first human clinical trials to test cannabis-based compounds on select diseases in line with what they say is a global resurgence in the medical appli...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 05.03.20

Drugs, mobiles seized

The BSF arrested one person and seized drugs and mobile phones valued at Rs 21,66,101 in a series of raids in Tripura’s South District in the wee hours on Thursday.A BSF release said based on specif...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala


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