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Retail inflation for industrial workers eases to 6.19 per cent in June

Aug 01, 2014 at 04:07 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Retail inflation for industrial workers eased to 6.19 per cent in June compared to 7.2 per cent in May on account of softening of prices of foods items. The year-to-year inflation based on CPI-IW decreased from 7.2 per cent in May to 6.19 ...

ITC to foray into beverages, dairy business

Jul 31, 2014 at 19:23 | Source: VC Circle

Diversified business house known for its cigarettes and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) products ITC Ltd is looking foray into new segments such as dairy and beverages, which will include fruit juices, coffee and chocolates and dairy products, to ...

But for cigarettes, ITC s June quarter show would have been lacklustre

Jul 31, 2014 at 01:52 | Source: Economic Times

India's largest cigarette maker ITC's June quarter performance can be summed up in two aspects: outperformance in topline and underperformance in bottomline. While the company's revenues rose 25% — the highest quarterly growth in the past four year...

ITC Q1 profit up 16 per cent to Rs 2,186.39 crore

Jul 31, 2014 at 01:52 | Source: Economic Times

KOlKATA: The diversified ITC Group has reported a 16% increase in quarterly profits, helped by higher cigarette prices and robust performance of its agri-business. The tobacco-to-hospitality conglomerate on Tuesday said net profit for first quarter ...

BAT Confronts Dying E-Cigarette Dilemma With Charge-on-the-Go

Jul 30, 2014 at 16:00 | Source: Bloomberg

British American Tobacco Plc (BATS) plans a version of its Vype e-cigarettes with longer-lasting battery power as the tobacco industry confronts an issue that has plagued mobile-phone makers: keeping devices lit up. Vype eSticks, which will go on sal...

ITC Q1 Sales Jump on Demand for Smaller Smokes, Consumer Goods

Jul 29, 2014 at 16:00 | Source: NDTV Profit

ITC, India's largest cigarette maker, reported a better-than-expected 25 per cent rise in quarterly sales as demand for smaller and cheaper cigarettes grew and its consumer goods business put in a stronger performance. India's fourth-...

ITC Q1 net profit up 16%, misses forecast

Jul 29, 2014 at 14:00 | Source: NDTV Profit

India's largest cigarette maker ITC on Tuesday said first-quarter net profit grew 16 per cent, lagging forecasts although sales beat market expectations. India's fourth-biggest company by market value said net profit rose to Rs 2,190 ...

Refugees return to destroyed neighbourhoods during Gaza truce

Jul 27, 2014 at 01:45 | Source: FirstPost

BEIT HANOUN Gaza Strip (Reuters) - Palestinian refugees from Israel's Gaza offensive emerged from shelters as a brief truce began on Saturday to find many neighbourhoods destroyed and animals roaming the streets unattended. The Kefarneh family trudge...

China imposes airline-like restrictions on bus passengers in Xinjiang capital

Jul 26, 2014 at 03:15 | Source: FirstPost

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has banned bus passengers in the capital of western Xinjiang region from carrying items ranging from cigarette lighters to yogurt, state media said on Friday, in the latest effort by authorities to prevent violent attacks.Th...

Exercise helps depressed quit smoking

Jul 23, 2014 at 23:16 | Source: FirstPost

New York, July 23 (IANS) For depressed smokers, kicking the butt is difficult but with little exercise, this goal can be achieved to a certain extent, a study says.People diagnosed with depression step out for a cigarette twice as often as smokers wh...

Ness threw burning cigarettes at my face, locked me in rooms: Preity Zinta

Jul 23, 2014 at 10:17 | Source: FirstPost

Mumbai: Bollywood actor Preity Zinta, who has accused industrialist Ness Wadia of molestation, said her former boyfriend had thrown burning cigarettes at her and locked her up in a room even before the 30 May incident at Wankhede Stadium after which ...

The unfair $23 billion tobacco verdict: Time for smokers to stop playing dumb

Jul 22, 2014 at 12:10 | Source: FirstPost

I do not smoke, never have, but one of the first accessories I bought when I moved into my apartment in Kolkata were ashtrays.In India I am used to being in a group where I am the only person not smoking. Without ash trays in the house a social life ...

$23 billion for death by smoking: But why are we ignoring personal choice?

Jul 22, 2014 at 08:27 | Source: FirstPost

I do not smoke, never have, but one of the first accessories I bought when I moved into my apartment in Kolkata were ashtrays.In India I am used to being in a group where I am the only person not smoking. Without ash trays in the house a social life ...

Russians Hear News About Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 That's Good for Kremlin

Jul 21, 2014 at 10:02 | Source: Wall Street Journal

"It was the Ukrainians who did it—them and their army," said Inzilya Sarbayeva, 22 years old, as she took a break to puff a slim cigarette outside the lingerie shop where she works on the edge of Moscow. Her co-worker, Anna Germak...

Why Big Tobacco Shrugs at a $24 Billion Verdict

Jul 21, 2014 at 10:01 | Source: Business Week

Twenty-four billion dollars–the value of the punitive award imposed late on July 19 by a Florida jury on Reynolds American (RAI)–sounds like a lot of money. But it probably doesn't matter, at least not in terms of the overall future of th...

Smoking bans cut asthma and premature births by 10%, study says

Jul 21, 2014 at 04:42 | Source: BBC

Laws banning smoking in public places have had a positive impact on child health, an international study in the Lancet suggests. Researchers found a 10% reduction in premature births and severe childhood asthma attacks within a year of smoke-free law...

The country where nearly two-thirds of men smoke

Jul 21, 2014 at 04:42 | Source: BBC

East Timor has one of the highest smoking rates in the world, with nearly two-thirds of its men hooked on the habit. Why is one of South East Asia's poorest nations so addicted to tobacco? Tobacco is part of the fabric of East Timor - walking th...

RJ Reynolds told to pay wife of cancer victim $23.6bn

Jul 21, 2014 at 04:42 | Source: BBC

A US court has ordered the country's second largest cigarette company to pay $23.6 billion (£13.8bn) to the wife of a smoker who died of lung cancer. RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company was hit with the punitive fine in addition to $16.8m (£9.8m) in c...

The untold love story of Sahir Ludhianvi and Amrita Pritam

Jul 18, 2014 at 16:14 | Source: FirstPost

A dirty cup of tea, stubs of cigarettes, anecdotes and memories. These are the remnants of one of Bollywood's greatest love stories that is all set to be brought to life on screen. It was reported recently that Irrfan has been signed to play Sahir Lu...

Imperial Tobacco's Cooper Adds Blu to Take E-Cigarette Leap

Jul 16, 2014 at 14:00 | Source: Bloomberg

Imperial Tobacco Group Plc Chief Executive Officer Alison Cooper took a surprise step into the future as a five-year-old e-cigarette brand was included in the $7.1 billion purchase of assets from Reynolds American Inc. (RAI)'s takeover of Lor...

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