Drugs

  • Living It Up: Bugs vs drugs, the battle against superbugs 07-03-2014 05:38 PM

    Superbugs could erase a century of medical advances, acc to the Lancet health journal. This came after another recent warning from the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention saying we are at end of the antibiotic era. Meaning - soon no antibiotics will work for us and many infections...
  • People who ran campaign against me should apologise: Somnath Bharti 05-02-2014 05:39 PM

    Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti, who attempted a midnight raid at Khirki extension said he is proud of his actions and people who ran a campaign to malign his name should apologise. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, Bharti said, "I feel proud of what I did. I stand by my action....
  • Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead with a needle in his arm 03-02-2014 10:41 AM

    Oscar award winner Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead on Sunday in his apartment in New York. Though investigations are still underway, police suspect a case of drug overdose. ...
  • Amendment to make morphine accessible hangs in balance 10-12-2013 03:41 PM

    An Amendment to the Drug Act that will make morphine, a pain killer, accessible across the country still hangs in balance. The question is whether Parliament will find time this winter session to bring relief to Cancer patients. ...
  • How easy is access to drugs inside juvenile reform homes? 25-10-2013 10:00 PM

    Earlier this month, 33 inmates escaped from a Delhi juvenile home after running riot for six hours. They threw burning LPG cylinders on the staff, set fire to exit points and trashed the home before running away. This is the third escape attempt from a Delhi juvenile home in two...
  • CJ Show: A childhood lost to drug abuse and child labour 22-09-2013 01:35 PM

    Due to poverty and absence of government rehabilitation for underprivileged children, many children across the country work as labourers in small scale industries and as domestic help etc. Most of them fall into drug addiction and other forms of abuse. One such child in Delhi turns CJ to narrate his...
  • Bolt insists 'I am clean' amid recent doping scandals 26-07-2013 10:22 AM

    Insisting that he is running clean, Usain Bolt said that the recent spate of doping scandals in athletics will damage the sport. ...
  • Health Ministry to review ban on anti-diabetes drug Pioglitazone 19-07-2013 01:40 PM

    The Health Ministry is expected to decide on the fate of anti-diabetes drug Pioglitazone on Friday. The verdict is likely to affect millions of users. The drug has been banned in Germany and France because of the side-effects like gallbladder cancer. ...
  • Doping: Jamaican athletes in crisis 17-07-2013 09:40 PM

    Even as the doping shadow looms large on Jamaican athletics, it suffered another body blow as defending 100 metres champion Yohan Blake is out of the World Championships because of injury. ...
  • Dope cloud over sport 16-07-2013 08:53 PM

    The latest doping scandal that has engulfed athletics continues to rumble on as another jamaican athlete who failed a dope test has been identified and the big names caught in the net are facing a dark future. ...
  • India Positive: Stories of courage and good work 08-06-2013 09:59 PM

    In this episode of India Positive, we bring you the stories of school children, who made world record by scaling Mount Everest. Also story from Punjab - a teachers efforts to steer students away from a life of drugs and stories from across the country. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Punjab fights to steer students away from a life of drugs 08-06-2013 09:50 PM

    Punjab, the land of plenty. The state today is faced with an enemy within - drugs. And it's most lethal attack has been on one of the holiest cities for the Sikhs - Amritsar. ...
  • CJ Show: Children denied an education 27-05-2013 01:13 AM

    The heart-rending story of recovered child drug addicts denied school admission because of their past. ...
  • Drug prices to be slashed as pricing policy comes into effect 17-05-2013 08:46 PM

    From July, more than 300 essential medicines will cost 20 to 25 per cent less, as the new national pricing policy comes into effect. How will this affect us and why are some calling it an eyewash? ...
  • Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore a drug cheat or victim of vendetta? 15-05-2013 11:56 PM

    The 2004 Olympics silver medalist failed a drug test a month before the Athens Games which was withheld from not just the public but the IOC too. ...
  • Olympic silver medallist Rajyavardhan Rathore denies doping charges 15-05-2013 09:37 PM

    Athens Olympics silver medallist shooter Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has dismissed allegations from the National Rifle Association of India that he failed a drugs test ahead of the Games in 2004. ...
  • Actor Sanjay Dutt's life in jail for drug case 15-05-2013 10:27 AM

    Before the 1993 Bombay blasts case, Sanjay Dutt had spent a few months in jail in 1982 for possession of illegal substances. ...
  • Watch: Venezuela prison that also houses a discotheque 10-05-2013 10:15 AM

    In Venezuela, one prison is accused of allowing its prisoners, to party, inside a discotheque within the jail. ...
  • Sports gives clean chit to boxer Vijender Singh 18-04-2013 10:55 AM

    Sports Minister Jitendra Singh says that boxer Vijender Singh is free to attend the boxing camps but he will not be attending the current camp. ...
  • NADA gives clean chit to boxer Vijender Singh 17-04-2013 11:20 AM

    Olympics silver-medallist Vijender Singh got big relief from NADA as his blood and urine samples tested negative for any banned substances. ...
  • We should wait for Vijender test results: Sports Minister 04-04-2013 11:19 AM

    Sports Minister Jitendra Singh told CNN-IBN that WADA rules say that Vijender can be checked for heroin. ...
  • NADA refuses to test Vijender Singh for heroin 03-04-2013 10:02 AM

    The NADA is willing to conduct a regular out-of-competition dope test on Vijender but has expressed its inability to test the Olympic bronze-medallist for heroin. ...
  • FTN: SC ruling on Novartis: Should cancer drugs be cheaply available? 02-04-2013 11:31 PM

    Indian companies can now roll out a generic and a much cheaper version of the life saving cancer drug, which is a big blow to Western pharma firms. ...
  • Police case on Vijender Singh is very weak: Lawyer 02-04-2013 03:57 PM

    Lawyer Mukul Khanna said that a hair test on Olympian boxer Vijender Singh will be inconclusive as it won't reveal the quantity of the drug consumed. ...
  • Novartis cannot ignore India's huge market: Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance 01-04-2013 09:15 PM

    The secretary general of the Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance, DG Shah said that Novartis was merely posturing and it could not ignore the huge market that India provided to its products. ...
  • Patent case: Decision on legal recourse after reading SC judgement, says Novartis 01-04-2013 07:52 PM

    The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed Swiss drugmaker Novartis's attempt to win patent protection for its cancer drug Glivec. ...
  • 'Has to be a balance between innovation, affordability of drugs' 01-04-2013 03:37 PM

    The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed Swiss pharma company Novartis' plea for a patent on its drug cancer drug Glivec. ...
  • Cancer Patients Aid Association hails SC's verdict 01-04-2013 02:14 PM

    The SC dismissed Novartis' plea for a patent on its cancer drug Glivec, paving way for more affordable life saving cancer drugs. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on Italian marines, boxer Vijender Singh 17-03-2013 11:24 AM

    Also on the show, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Australian cricket team and Pope Francis. ...
  • Drug haul: People in Vijender's hometown say he is innocent 11-03-2013 11:59 PM

    People from the boxer's hometown, Bhiwani, have refused to believe Vijender was involved in the Rs 130 drug racket. ...