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Punjab sets up drug prevention board


October 1st, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 1 (IANS) The Punjab government has set up a Punjab Drug Prevention Board to curb the growing menace of drug addiction in the state, an official said here ... Read more...

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Punjab MP ends fast after Badal assurance


May 6th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, May 6 (IANS) Congress MP and Punjab Youth Congress (PYC) president Ravnit Singh Bittu Friday ended his six-day-old hunger strike Friday following a written assurance by Punjab Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Punjab MP’s fast completes 100 hours


May 5th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, May 5 (IANS) The ongoing hunger strike by Punjab Youth Congress (PYC) president and MP Ravneet Singh Bittu and his supporters, demanding that the state government act against rampant ... Read more...

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Youth Congress members on fast against drug abuse


May 1st, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, May 1 (IANS) Punjab Youth Congress (PYC) activists Sunday started a hunger strike here against drug abuse, particularly among youth.State Youth Congress president and MP Ravneet Singh Bittu led ... Read more...

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Atlanta Braves Players Suspended Post Drug Test


May 23rd, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Atlanta, May 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three of the team members of the Atlanta Braves have been suspended for regularly using an illegal sports drug. The three had to undergo drug ... Read more...

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Israel pays tribute to 26/11 victims at Mumbai’s Jewish centre


January 14th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 14 (ANI): Visiting Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezerpaid tribute to those killed by terrorists at Nariman House, the Jewish cultural centre in Mumbai, in November 2008.Run by Chabad-Lubavitch ... Read more...

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Nariman House reopens on 26/11 first anniversary


November 26th, 2009 - 10:53 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 26 (ANI): The Nariman House, a Jewish outreach centre, which became a war zone during the 26/11 terror strike, reopened on Thursday, exactly a year after it closed due to ... Read more...

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Pakistan has an estimated 5 million drug addicts


June 28th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 28 (ANI): The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) has estimated that there are about 5 million drug addicts in Pakistan, and that the invasion of drugs is affecting younger people in ... Read more...

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Drug prevention programmes help teens curb risky sex


April 30th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) School-based drug education programmes for teens also help curb risky sex, according to a new study. Young adults exposed to a popular drug abuse prevention programme as adolescents were ... Read more...

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