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Parents in China laud rule limiting video game time for kids

Chinese government recently brought in restrictions that limit children to just three hours weekly of online gaming time in order to prevent them from spending too much time on entertainment.

published on : 20th September 2021

World fears rise in Afghanistan drugs trafficking amid Taliban takeover

With Kabul falling to the Taliban, there are concerns that cuts in global economic aid to Afghanistan will further entrench its illicit drug economy.

published on : 27th August 2021

300 kg ganja, 500 litres hash oil seized in Telangana in one year  

The Excise department has formed Task Force teams to thwart drug peddling in the city and State by cracking the whip on notorious drug peddlers.

published on : 15th August 2021

Tencent limits gaming for kids after official media critique

“‘Spiritual opium’ has grown into an industry worth hundreds of billions,” Xinhua news agency said, adding that no industry should be allowed to develop in a manner that will “destroy a generation.”

published on : 4th August 2021

Rachakonda police crack down on opium supply racket near Hyderabad

Based on a tip-off, Rachakonda police raided Lemur village under Kandukur police limits, and found that Chennakeshavulu was cultivating opium poppy with the help of Venkataramana.

published on : 20th March 2021

How cannabis in Himachal's hills is turning phirangs into locals

The snow-capped mountains and gushing brooks of Himachal seem straight out of a Tennyson poem but there’s a stark side to this seeming serenity: ever-increasing drug cultivation and abuse.

published on : 2nd November 2017