mangalore today

Growing international stature of cannabis

The government of India, needs to come out with a policy document, outlining specifically the national policy on medical cannabis and its usage, writes Dr. G. Shreekumar Menon

New Mayor: Expectations from Citizens

Given the experience which Sudhir Shetty a three-time corporator has, citizens are hoping he would certainly make things better in the port city.

Hashish Chocolates and the Cannabis Chocolate Industry

Those consuming drug laced chocolates, ice-creams and other bakery products are at great risk of overconsumption and ingestion of cannabis edibles.

Drug laced chocolates that make children float high as a kite

Drug laced sweets and chocolates are a new threat for parents to worry about when their children take food from bakeries, sweet shops and snack joints

Death Penalty No Deterrent for Drug-traffickers

Globally, there are 33 countries that prescribe death penalty for drug related offences, and out of these 9 countries impose mandatory death penalty for drug offences

Anti-Communal Wing: Giving Wings to Hope

Will the Anti-Communal Wing that has started functioning in the city instill the fear of law among anti-social elements that resort to moral policing and such other disruptive acts aimed at creating communal unrest?

Mumbai-the Cocaine Capital of India

NCB has red-flagged Mumbai as the cocaine capital of India saying that other metropolitan cities are not lagging behind with the drug mafia spreading its tentacles in India

Karnataka elections: Will the Congress be able to dodge the Modi wave?

There is absolutely no doubt that the deciding factor in this years elections would be toss between the admiration for a leader or an ideology versus putting food on the table, writes Chris Emmanuel Dsouza

Missing Entry in Election Manifestos

If elected representatives concentrate on eradicating drug abuse, for which purpose it is important to include an agenda “Drug free Karnataka” in every election manifesto, writes Dr. G. Shreekumar Menon

Impact of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics on Mangalurus Educational Hub

Educational hubs like Mangaluru will have to constantly innovate as the classrooms of tomorrow will be using robots, artificial intelligence, and big data to enhance learning outcomes...

Mangaluru staring at a water crisis

Fears of a water crisis is looming large not only in Mangaluru but across the district. It is high time efficient water management and storage measures are initiated throughout the year.

Need for Effective Drug Prevention Strategies by Medical and Health Professionals

There is also a pressing need for a uniform national policy about drug abuse that forbids possession, trafficking and consumption of drugs of abuse within the educational institution premises...

Bangalore-Mangalore-Cochin Highway Drug-Trafficking

Controlling the scourge of narcotics on the young generation needs to be the collective responsibility of parents, educational institutions, Police, and all elected representatives of that area

Early intervention strategies to delay initiation of substance use in Schools and Colleges

We need to be more serious about the drug problem prevalent in our educational institutions and the increasing number of students becoming prey to drugs, writes Dr. G. Shreekumar Menon

Transnational Narcotics Threat and National Security

The concept of national security, keeps evolving and changing, bringing new threats and challenges, which are transnational in nature and has the innate ability to worsen.