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Drugs usage in India hitting a new high

The popularity of synthetic or party drugs has increased manifold over the past five years in India but the use of conventional substances such as cocaine, heroin, and hashish has remained static or decreased, government data shows.

In terms of volume, marijuana or ganja remains the most common drug seized at more than 2 lakh kg, according to the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), which collected the data on drugs seized across India in 2016 by various law-enforcement agencies.

The confiscation of party drugs – amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) such as MDMA or Molly — increased from 40 kg in 2012 to 1,687 kg last year.

Drug enforcement agencies believe Molly is brought to the country from illegal labs and factories in Continue reading

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CBSE school Students get more time to rectify errors in marksheet

NEW DELHI:  Students in CBSE schools will now be able to rectify errors in their names, their parent’s names and date of birth on their marksheets within five years of the results, a move which will help over 18,000 students. So far, they had only one year to seek corrections. Continue reading

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