Himachal launches anti-drug mobile app, helpline

Today's Latest

India thrash SA in Ranchi, clinch Test series 3-0

Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) India registered an emphatic victory over South Africa by an innings and 202 runs in the...

SC grants bail to Chidambaram in INX Media corruption case

New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to former Finance minister P. Chidambaram in the...

Deepika, PV Sindhu will represent PM Modi’s Bharat Ki Laxmi

Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone along with world badminton champion P.V. Sindhu will be representing Prime Minister Narendra...

Popular Today

Juncker bids adieu, slams ‘stupid nationalism’

Strasbourg (France), Oct 22 (IANS) Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday prepared to step down as European Commission chief with a message...

Bengaluru most conscious city to buy eco-friendly products

Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Bengaluru is the most conscious city when it comes to buying eco-friendly and sustainable products as...

IAF to sign deal with HAl for 83 Tejas Light Combat Aircraft

New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is likely to sign a deal with Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd...
India Updates
India Updates is an independent news & Information website. Follow us for regular updates on News and Information.

Himachal launches anti-drug mobile app, helplineShimla, June 30 (IANS) In a bid to crack down on the drug menace in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday launched a mobile app called ‘Drug-Free Himachal’ and a toll-free helpline number 1908 for rehabilitation of drug addicts.

“Anyone can register a complaint against a drug peddler through the ‘Drug-Free Himachal’ app,” a government spokesperson told IANS.

- Advertisement -

The Chief Minister said his government was committed to making Himachal Pradesh a drug-free state by ensuring effective law enforcement.

Thakur said a major part of the state’s anti-drug strategy focused on certain drugs originally derived from plant sources such as cannabis and opium and added that his government had taken stringent steps against cultivation of these plants in the state.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Must Read

Juncker bids adieu, slams ‘stupid nationalism’

Strasbourg (France), Oct 22 (IANS) Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday prepared to step down as European Commission chief with a message...

Airtel tops in fastest download speed, Jio tops 4G availability

New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Bharti Airtel has displayed fastest download speeds of 9.6 mbps and best video experience across all telecom circles in India,...

Nirvani Akhara files note on right to manage deity’s worship

New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed Nirvani Akhara, one of the Hindu parties in Ayodhya title dispute, to file a...

Kartarpur agreement likely to be signed on Oct 24

New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The signing of the Kartarpur Corridor agreement between India and Pakistan is likely to be postponed by a day due...

Railways to spend Rs 18,000 cr to run trains at 160 kmph

New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) In a bid to increase the speed of the trains up to 160 kmph on the busy Delhi-Howrah and Delhi-Mumbai...

More Articles Like This