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Nov 28, 2017
In Kashmir, focus on militancy left rising drug addiction unchecked: Political unrest and growing unemployment to blameDrug addiction is a bigger challenge than militancy in Jammu and Kashmir today, the state’s director general of police, Shesh Paul Vaid, told a news agency on 16 November, 2017.
Nov 17, 2017
BHU professor's 'Har Har Mahadev' app blocks pornographic sites and redirects user to bhajans and devotional speechesNamed 'Har Har Mahadev', the app has been designed by Dr Vijay Nath Mishra of the neurology department, from the Institute of Medical Sciences at BHU
Nov 14, 2017
Delhi's drug crisis: Drug addiction transcends class barriers, rehabilitation is a massive challengeFirstpost walked into urban villages in all parts of Delhi to find out in detail about the drug addiction plaguing various parts of the city. The ground report showed a sordid picture.
Nov 14, 2017
Delhi's drug crisis Part 4: Capital requires more beds for child addicts in hospitals, stronger community policingThere are 70,000 children in Delhi who sniff sulechan (solution), chew tobacco, or smoke gaanja and smack. This saddening statistic was laid bare by a survey.
Nov 14, 2017
Delhi's drug crisis Part 3: Long-term rehab homes and alternate therapies need of the hourHemant Kumar, who was under the influence of addiction for two decades is an example of how long-term treatment can have a hugely beneficial effect for drug addicts.
Nov 11, 2017
Delhi's drug crisis Part 5: Policy makers need to understand substance addiction as a public health disasterPolicy makers should understand the issue of drug addiction in Delhi as a public health disaster rather than just a psychological ailment. The Delhi government believes in a decentralised approach to the problem.
Nov 09, 2017
Delhi's Drug Crisis: With poison cheaply available and few rehab options, addiction grips heart of cityThe addiction issues of the youth of Delhi aren’t as obvious as their counterparts in Punjab, but for those who wish to see, the problem is as clear as day.
Nov 07, 2017
Kevin Spacey checks into rehabilitation facility in Arizona for sex addictionKevin Spacey, who is facing multiple allegations of sexual misconduct, checked into a rehab centre in the Arizona desert to receive treatment for sex addiction
Oct 03, 2017
Madhya Pradesh plans to include death penalty in law for liquor ban, says CM Shivraj Singh ChouhanMadhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the state government will enact a law which would provide for death penalty for those involved in illicit liquor trade.
Sep 18, 2017
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte asks country's human rights chief if he is gay or a paedophilePhilippine president Rodrigo Duterte taunted the head of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Saturday, asking if he was a paedophile.