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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.

All the Faults of Great Men

All great people have their own faults. But the faults do not make great people. The lessons learnt from them make them great, writes Dr. Charles Lobo

Methaqualone or Mandrax - the wild party drug

Methaqualone is a sedative drug which is sold as Mandrax in some countries and Quaaludes in the US

Education Beyond Classroom Learning

I remember, when I was in class 5 at St Aloysius Higher Primary School, Mangaluru, our Kannada teacher would take us to the playground (then known as ‘Sand Pit’) and take up classes there. As young students, the experience was unique as we were made to sit under a tree for our Kannada lessons.

Forensic Testing of Narcotic Drugs X: Unanticipated Challenge of NPS to Forensic Science

New psychoactive substances are growing at an alarming rate causing a threat to the public health, writes Dr. G. Shreekumar Menon and Dr. Nirmal Krishnan

Forensic Testing of Narcotic Drugs IX: Tramadol or Chill Pills

If consumed regularly in heavy doses, it becomes difficult for the user to quit the drug due to withdrawal symptoms...

Draupadi Murmu - The New ’President of India’

Draupadi Murmu has become the 15th president of India in a historic win that has seen a politician from an indigenous community take the country’s highest elective office for the first time.