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Drug abuse, insanitary conditions found in UP juvenile homes


July 4th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Major lapses were uncovered in the working of Uttar Pradesh's child welfare system in Meerut by a National Commission for Protection of Child Rights team ... Read more...

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Beatles blamed for drug epidemics in Russia


June 26th, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The rampant drug abuse in modern Russia can be traced to the rock band Beatles and their experiments with psychedelics, a psychoactive drug, the country' ... Read more...

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Russia has five mn drug users: Official


December 20th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has about five million drug users, said the country's drug controls chief."We have about five million drug users," Viktor Ivanov, head of Russia's federal ... Read more...

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Governor laments Goa’s degradation


August 14th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 14 (IANS) Goa Governor S.S. Sidhu has expressed serious concern over increasing drug trafficking and environmental degradation in the state."I would also like to draw your attention to ... Read more...

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Goa church attacks government’s inaction over drug trade


June 25th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 25 (IANS) Expressing "deep concern" over the rampant drug trade in the state, the Goa church Saturday said steps taken by the state government had failed to curb ... 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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Goa trade forum seeks action against drugs trade, prostitution


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 22 (IANS) After students groups, opposition and the media, the captains of industry in Goa have now asked the government to act against rampant drug trade and prostitution in ... Read more...

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Goa home minister involved in drug trade: NCP


January 17th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 17 (IANS) Leader of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Goa legislature Mickky Pacheco Monday said that Home Minister Ravi Naik was providing protection to the drug trade in the ... Read more...

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State tourism industry welcomes ‘Sunburn Goa’


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 22 (IANS) Even as civil society groups have demanded a ban on the controversial mega music party 'Sunburn Goa', the state tourism department as well as tourism stakeholders have welcomed ... Read more...

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Goa Police silent after TV expose on drug abuse


January 12th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 12 (IANS) The Goa police have gone into a shell after a local television channel Tuesday broadcast a video showing rampant drug abuse at a popular night spot at Arpora ... Read more...

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Probe against police official admitting to drug trade in Goa


January 6th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 6 (IANS) Goa Home Minister Ravi Naik Wednesday ordered an enquiry into the state police spokesperson's recent statements admitting to drug trade in the state. Naik has been on the ... Read more...

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We have no inputs on Headley’s Goa visit, say cops


January 5th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 5 (IANS) There were no specific intelligence inputs that Mumbai terror suspect David Coleman Headley had visited Goa last year, a senior police official has said. "We do not know. We ... Read more...

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Drug trade rampant on Goa’s beaches, say legislators


February 4th, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 4 (IANS) Two Goan legislators from coastal constituencies Wednesday said that drug trade was flourishing on the state's beach belt and accused the police of sheltering drug traffickers.Agenlo Fernandes, the ... Read more...

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Tihar addicts to get oral pills to overcome drug dependence


June 24th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Hundreds of drug addicts in Tihar Jail will soon get 'kick-inducing' pharmaceutical tablets from doctors to overcome their drug dependence as part of a ... Read more...

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