mangalore today

Corruption Unlimited

Prof. Narendra Nayak recounts his encounters with the corrupt

Forensic Testing Of Drugs-VI: MDMA or ECSTASY

The greatest mistake in life is to get addicted to drugs – becoming a prisoner of ecstasy and hallucination, and less of a man...

Forensic Testing Of Drugs-V: Methamphetamine - Breaking Bad

The main problem with detection of this chemical is that there are chances of false positive tests...

Forensic Testing of Drugs IV: Cocaine The Horror of the Whiteness

Cocaine use is referred to as “King’s habit”, hence affordable only by film stars, fashion models and super-rich people.

Forensic Testing of Drugs III: Lethal Horrors of Heroin Gods Own Medicine

Heroin continues to be the drug of choice for many drug abusers and putting an end to one of the most abused chemicals in the world, remains a distant dream.

Indian American author Veena Raos Purple Lotus award winning best seller

Purple Lotus is an inspiring story of an immigrant woman who must push against societal pressures and her own fears to create a happy life for herself in America.

Forensic Detection of Narcotic Drugs -II: LSD-Drug of The Young

Chemical escapism using Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances to find relief from depression, anxiety and general stress, has become very routine across the world.

The Pandemic, Education and Nothingness

Children will enjoy learning when they are free to ask questions, look around at the world and make their own conclusions.

Forensic detection of Narcotic Drugs: Peering through the cannabis smokescreen

Why the Cannabis use is discouraged by governments and enforcement agencies, when many creative-minded individuals have used cannabis to relax and stoke their imaginations...

How safe are our children?

The sharp rise in cases of sexual abuse of minors in Dakshina Kannada in the recent past, has been a cause of great concern, underlining the need for a greater awareness as well as measures to check the menace.

Celebrity Drug Abuse and Addiction: Film Cities Becoming Drug Cities

Celebrities have the means to get their hands on whatever kind of drugs they want, writes Dr G Shreekumar Menon

Sweet sixteen and drug abuse

The rapidly gaining popularity of drugs among teenagers, especially girls need to be viewed with serious concern, writes Dr. G. Shreekumar Menon

Mohandas Pai Writes: Finally, India is More Important than Air India

The sale of Air India shows the government has finally realized it is the citizen’s right to run a business and the government’s job is to ensure proper regulation, writes Mohandas Pai

Cocaine Girls: Drug abuse in the Film & Fashion Industry

Girls who are enamoured of careers in films and as fashion models need to be aware of the drug abuse in the film and fashion industry, writes Dr G Shreekumar Menon

Talibanisation of Afghanistan - repercussions in India

Will India see a tussle between soft and extreme right wing elements?,  Prof Narendra Nayak analyses in this write-up.