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Karnataka Class IX student ends life after being scolded for extreme mobile phone usage

The boy after a spat with his father took this extreme measure as he was constantly nagged to focus on his studies

Published on 7th November 2023

Hyderabad college students turn peddlers to support their addictions 

The police said the two students sourced the e-cigarettes from West Bengal and Maharashtra which they used to distribute to 71 consumers across various colleges

Published on 13th September 2023

Drug-laced confectionery being sold to students in India

It is important to note that drug-laced confectionery is a serious problem that requires a multi-pronged approach to address

Published on 26th August 2023

Karimnagar: Reprimanded for PUBG addiction, BTech student consumes weedicide

The Choppadandi police have registered a case and are currently investigating the incident

Published on 4th August 2023

World Hypertension Day: Even young adults suffer from the ailment; gadget addiction adds to it

Lately, extensive use of technology has become a major contributing factor to hypertension

Published on 18th May 2023

‘Don’t get addicted to bad habits’: TN Chief Minister tells students

While speaking at an event he stressed on the importance of knowing one’s own language, culture and history and added that the youth should have a sense of self and the country

Published on 25th April 2023
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"Schools are like de-addiction centres now": What do students, teachers, parents and counsellors have to say about offline classes?

In gathering reactions from the schooling community, we zero in on the concerns and challenges facing them as regular schooling takes off in the COVID era

Published on 26th March 2022

Coach Calling: Students, addiction can be a menace but here's the way out 

Out of more than a decade of experience, the one thing that I can bet my life on is how people get ADDICTED in the beginning

Published on 11th November 2022

Young want to look cool: Plea in Supreme Court seeks increase in smoking age on World No Tobacco Day

Human rights grounds can also be used to justify protecting people from the dangers of active smoking, according to the plea

Published on 31st May 2022

To protect children from COVID and to keep them away from mobile addiction, parents study in this school in Gujarat

At present, the school has more than 100 students, all of whom are between the ages of 3 to 6

Published on 12th January 2022

Kerala's anti-drug initiative for schools finally takes off five years after being proposed

Project Unarvu, which means awakening, will be responsible for spotting possible drug abusers, and help them via counselling, treatment, and gainful development of skills


Published on 25th October 2021

A pandemic of another sorts: Kerala seeks to address growing addiction to mobile games among kids

The move assumes significance in the wake of a handful of incidents of children falling into the trap of online games reported in the state in recent times

Published on 25th September 2021

Plea in Delhi HC seeks to formulate policy to protect children from online game addiction

The recent news of children committing suicides, or going into depression due to online game addiction  compelled the petitioner organisation to move the instant petition

Published on 16th July 2021

This entrepreneur is trying to get your kids to kick their tech addiction, especially after COVID, through LitJoys

LitJoys offers interactive storybooks, games, and experience-based learning activities that have a hands-on approach where the child, as well as parents, are involved

Published on 28th June 2021

Addiction neither cool nor style statement, says PM Modi on International Day against Drug Abuse

On the occasion, Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government reiterates its commitment towards the zero-tolerance policy against all kind of narcotics

Published on 26th June 2021

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