Ecstasy

  • Maynard was high on drugs before accident: Police February 26, 2013

    London: One of English cricket's rising stars died after being electrocuted on a railway line then struck by a train as he attempted to flee police while on drink and drugs, a coroner's inquest was told Tuesday. Surrey batsman Tom Maynard, widely regarded as a future England international, was found...
  • Art bonds India, Sri Lanka at music festival September 14, 2012

    Chennai: Wartorn Jaffna in Sri Lanka had a musical symphony earlier this month. Carnatic vocalists TM Krishna and P Unnikrishnan, along with Bharatnatyam dancer Alarmel Valli enthralled Jaffna with their performances and workshops for three days. These artistes from Chennai participated in the threeday event called 'Divine Ecstasy', set up...
  • Steve Jobs' agony and ecstasy to hit NY stage October 7, 2011

    New York: A new play about Steve Jobs, the public's love affair with the devices he created, and the human cost of creating them, will go ahead next week despite his death, theater representatives said on Thursday. The offBroadway oneman show, 'The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs', will...
  • Scientist haunted by misuse of drugs he invented January 6, 2011

    Washington: David Nichols studies the way psychedelic drugs act in the brains of rats. But he's haunted by how humans hijack his work to make street drugs, sometimes causing overdose deaths. Nichols makes chemicals roughly similar to ecstasy and LSD that are supposed to help explain how parts of the brain...
  • Hong Kong hopes to break record with 3D porn August 16, 2010

    Hong Kong: On the leafy fringes of Hong Kong in a shabby film studio, a nude ponytailed actor stretched out on animalskins with his lover as the cameras rolled in a set evoking a subterranean sex lair in ancient China. Turning away from a slightly blurred high definition TV screen as...
  • DJ Aqeel cleared of drug charges June 20, 2007

    Dubai: Celebrity disc jockey Aqeel was on Thursday discharged in a case of drug possession, about two weeks after he was allegedly caught with ecstasy tablets in his bag at the Dubai international airport, his lawyer said. "Aqeel was honourably discharged by the prosecutor (the...
  • On a high? Please mind your health June 7, 2007

    New Delhi: What can drugs do to your system? Well, an hour after cocaine is used, the risk of a heart attack goes up by 24 times. And cocaine addicts are seven times more likely than nonusers to suffer heart attacks. And once the level of cocaine reaches a...