drugs and alcohol

Indonesian bus drivers face drug tests for Eid


August 14th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 14 (IANS) Ahead of the upcoming festival of Eid al-Fitr, bus drivers in pre-dominantly Islamic Indonesia are being made to undergo tests for drugs and alcohol consumption and ... Read more...

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‘Arguments with mom can keep teens away from drinks’


June 20th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) Teens who have arguments with their moms are better placed to resist peer pressure and avoid drinks or drugs, says a new study. Arguing actually gives ... Read more...

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‘Ex-Israeli soldiers holidaying in Goa are dehumanised’


June 11th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 11 (IANS) The Roman Catholic Church in Goa Monday said the Israeli youth who vacation in Goa after serving their compulsory stint in the army were "dehumanised".In an ... Read more...

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Slash bored by drugs


May 19th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 19 (IANS) Guns N' Roses former guitarist Slash says he is bored of the association of drugs and alcohol with rock music culture.However, he feels the synonymity ... Read more...

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Promoters gave me drugs: Lovato


April 25th, 2012 - 7:09 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) Singer-actress Demi Lovato has accused her promoters of plying her with free drugs in a bid to get her to return to their clubs and ... Read more...

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School bullies more likely to be into drugs


March 6th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Middle and high school bullies are more likely to be into cigarettes, drugs and alcohol than their victims and others."Our findings suggest that one deviant behaviour ... Read more...

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Crime against women rise in northeast


February 14th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 14 (IANS) The northeastern states have recorded a sharp rise in incidents of crime against women, the Women Power Connect (WPC) said Tuesday.Ranjana Kumari, the WPC president, said ... Read more...

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Josh Hamilton meets doctors after apologizing for his alcohol addiction


February 8th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fort Worth, Texas, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rangers player Josh Hamilton has met with doctors almost a week after he publicly apologized for alcohol addiction. Reports say Hamilton met with the doctors ... Read more...

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Punishment makes children more aggressive


February 7th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 7 (IANS) Corporal punishment makes children more aggressive and can harm them in the long term, says a study."Virtually without exception, these studies found that physical punishment was ... Read more...

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Rumer Willis attends SAG after party


January 31st, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rumer Willis attended the SAG after party on Sunday night. Her attendance at the party was commented upon and noticed by all and sundry because her ... Read more...

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Heather Locklear discharged from hospital


January 15th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 15 (IANS) "Melrose Place" actress Heather Locklear has been discharged from hospital after being treated for an alleged mix of prescription drugs and alcohol.The actress' parents, William ... Read more...

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Demi Lovato loves being sober


January 5th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Demi Lovato says staying sober is “sexy.” The singer endured a difficult period in 2011 and will be very happy that the year has ended. ... Read more...

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Lindsay’s mother to pen tell-all


October 24th, 2011 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan's mother will pen a book where she would talk about her daughter's time when she was involved in drugs and alcohol.In ... Read more...

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X Factor Season Premiere: Chris Makes it Real


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The last audition of the night for the season premiere of X Factor was one to bring tears to the eyes. Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, LA Reid, ... Read more...

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Brazilian teenager used as sex slave at prison


September 20th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) A 14-year-old Brazilian girl says she was raped by multiple men at a prison in the Amazonian state of Para.Para's governor suspended the warden ... Read more...

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Russian police to face lie detector tests


August 20th, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian police officers working in positions where they may be exposed to temptations of bribery and corruption will have to take lie-detector tests, a minister ... Read more...

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Child’s early life decides its health in future


August 17th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) The first thousand days of a child's life are of paramount importance, for they determine what sort of health condition the baby will have in lateral ... Read more...

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Who will play Winehouse?


August 17th, 2011 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) After news that pop star Lady Gaga wants to essay the role of late singer Amy Winehouse in the latter's biopic, the grapevine is abuzz ... Read more...

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Demi Lovato appeals against drugs, alcohol


August 6th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Actress-singer Demi Lovato has urged young fans to say no to drugs and alcohol."'Sober Is Sexy' is my new motto, and it couldn't be more true! ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga wants to star as Amy Winehouse in movie


August 5th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pop singer Lady Gaga, ranked as the most influential world celebrity by Forbes magazine, wants to play the role of the late singer Amy ... Read more...

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73-year-old man jailed for sexually abusing boys


June 26th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 26 (IANS) A 73-year-old Australian doctor has been sent to jail for sexually abusing teenaged boys in the guise of collecting semen samples for tests.John Phillip Rolleston was ... Read more...

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Butch Patrick Diagnosed With Cancer


May 13th, 2011 - 2:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Butch Patrick has told the Star magazine that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. The 57-year-old is positive that he has bright chances of surviving ... Read more...

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US teacher arrested, fired for stripping, roaming school hallways nude


April 30th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 30 (ANI): A teacher in the US, who stripped and roamed the hallways of a school in the nude, has been arrested and fired from his job.According to the ... Read more...

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Demi Lovato says bullying sparked eating disorder


April 21st, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Troubled former Disney star Demi Lovato has revealed that her self-harming and eating disorders partly stemmed from being bullied as a child.It comes a day after the 18-year-old ... Read more...

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University defines new parameters for studying, treating DCD


April 5th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A university has defined new parameters for studying and treating Developmental Coordination Disorder.Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) affects as many as six percent of all children, causing them to ... Read more...

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Scholastic success can keep kids away from drugs


April 4th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Children who did better at school were also less likely to use drugs and alcohol or steal or break into fights than their non-performing peers."Higher performance ... Read more...

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Liz Taylor wrote ‘goodbye’ love letter to ‘loyal’ ex-hubby Fortensky


March 28th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 28 (ANI): It has emerged that late Elizabeth Taylor loved her last husband Larry Fortensky till the end of her life.Linda Untiet, sister of Fortensky, insisted the Oscar-winning actress loved ... Read more...

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Obama was taunted for his ‘big ears’ as a child


March 11th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 11 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama has confessed that he was taunted as a kid over his "big ears" and his unusual name.Participating in a White House summit on ... Read more...

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Jay-Z concerned for sick Rihanna


February 28th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 28 (ANI): Jay-Z has asked Rihanna to take some time off as he thinks that the singer is working too hard.The American rapper is Rihanna's mentor, and the man ... Read more...

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Gaddafi warns of chaos, blames Al Qaeda for unrest (Lead)


February 24th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/London, Feb 24 (IANS) A defiant Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi Thursday warned of chaos if anti-government protests continued in the country and accused Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden of "duping young ... Read more...

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Gaddafi blames Al Qaeda leader for unrest


February 24th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/London, Feb 24 (IANS) Embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi Thursday said Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and his followers are responsible for the violent anti-government protests in his country, a media ... Read more...

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Girls as young as 9 selling sex for drugs, says Oz politician


February 24th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 24 (ANI): An Australian politician has said that girls as young as nine are selling sex for drugs and alcohol.Araluen MLA Robyn Lambley told Northern Territory Parliament that young children ... Read more...

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Gang of train robbers busted, three arrested


February 14th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Three men accused of robbing passengers on a moving train were arrested, police said Monday. Sohanveer, 23, Omveer, and Mobeen Khan, both 19, are residents of Ghaziabad, ... Read more...

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Boxing Battle Of The Bad Girls: Lindsay Lohan Vs. Paris Hilton


January 26th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
You may soon be witnessing a boxing battle between two of the baddest (pardon the grammar) girls of the tinsel town in the form of Lindsay Lohan and the hotel ... Read more...

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Nine Asian men held in child sex grooming case


January 11th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Nine Asian men have been arrested in Britain on suspicion of being involved in grooming white teenage girls for sex, Sky News reported Tuesday.The suspects - aged between ... Read more...

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