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April 14, 2011
This story is originally from Miracle Foundation's website. Miracle Foundation is a women's de-addiction centre in Bangalore. You can read about it on their listing page. I hope this story is an encouragement! Hello, my name is Susan and I'm an addict. Living in a very religious family I always felt deprived and controlled. I was full of fear and…

April 12, 2011
The popularity of Social Media has never been higher and shows no sign of fading. According to an article written at the beginnning of this year, 60% of Indian internet users use social media. And that number is only growing, as recent numbers on Facebook users show. At the end of 2010, Indian Facebook users numbered around 17 million. Just…

April 5, 2011
BANGALORE: The HR head of a Mumbai-based FMCG firm was not in the country when the news reached him. He heard that a former employee, who had shown "great promise", had died of a drug overdose. The man had been part of middle management in operations and the HR head had personally recruited him, having seen undeniable talent and ability.…

NEW DELHI: Tobacco usage by students not only creates health hazards but also develops criminal instincts in them. The Delhi high court said this on Wednesday, asking all educational institutions in the capital to check the sale of tobacco in their vicinity. The division bench of chief justice Dipak Misra and Justice Sanjiv Khanna said passive smoking is as dangerous…

One-time addicts spoke of deceit, divorce and destroyed relationships, lost jobs, lies - even of thieving - as a way of life in their dark years, and of waking up in unfamiliar streets with soiled pants and empty pockets. Listening to them speak of their one-day-at-a-time vow to stay off drinks, and of their unflinching loyalty to Alcoholics Anonymous -…