Passive smoking from marijuana may damage blood vessels: study
Nov 17, 2014 at 14:14 | Source:
New York:Breathing second-hand marijuana smoke could damage your heart and blood vessels as much as second-hand cigarette smoke, says a new research.Reduced blood vessel function may raise the chances of developing atherosclerosis and consequently le...
Air strikes target Islamic State leaders in Iraq - tv report
Nov 09, 2014 at 00:15 | Source:
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S.-led air strikes have targeted a gathering of Islamic State leaders in Iraq in a town near the Syrian border, possibly including the group's top commander Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Al-Hadath television channel said on Saturday.Ira...
Life under Islamic State in Iraq's Falluja: danger, rage and profit
Nov 04, 2014 at 01:45 | Source:
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - After Islamic State seized Falluja in January it persuaded a man making covers for cars to sell suicide vests instead, one of many changes in the Iraqi city as it adapts to life under the ultra-hardline Sunni militants.Islamic Sta...
Life under Islamic State: Tailors go from making clothes to suicide vests
Nov 03, 2014 at 22:39 | Source:
Baghdad: After Islamic State seized Falluja in January it persuaded a man making covers for cars to sell suicide vests instead, one of many changes in the Iraqi city as it adapts to life under the ultra-hardline Sunni militants.Islamic State is notor...
Tobacco firms win legal right to challenge EU rules
Nov 03, 2014 at 21:22 | Source:
Tobacco firms have won the right to challenge new European Union rules on cigarette packaging. The High Court referred the case to the EU's Court of Justice after a hearing in London on Monday. Philip Morris, BAT and Imperial Tobacco were among ...
Government Considering Ban on Sale of Loose Cigarettes: Report
Nov 01, 2014 at 14:00 | Source:
New Delhi: India is considering a ban on electronic cigarettes over the risks to public health that they may cause, a senior Health Ministry official told Reuters. The World Health Organization (WHO) in August called for stiff regulation of e ...
GAIL profit up 42%
Nov 01, 2014 at 12:17 | Source:
Calcutta Telegraph News
Oct. 31: State-owned gas transporter GAIL’s second-quarter net profit rose 42 per cent to Rs 1,302.9 crore as it did not have to pay any fuel subsidy during the period. Net profit stood at Rs 915.67 crore in the same quarter a year ago. “...
Govt may soon ban e-cigarettes, sale of single smokes
Oct 31, 2014 at 14:06 | Source:
The government is considering a ban on electronic cigarettes over the risks to public health that they may cause, a senior Health Ministry official told Reuters.The World Health Organization (WHO) in August called for stiff regulation of e-cigarettes...
Lingaa and the brand that Superstar Rajinikanth has become
Oct 27, 2014 at 16:32 | Source:
For the first time ever in a surprising move, a case has been filed by Sivaji Rao Gaekwad aka Rajinikanth. According to the superstar, the film titled Main Hoon Rajinikanth is cashing in on his personality and is therefore an infringement of copyrigh...
Mexico: Families of students who went missing a month back, still wait
Oct 27, 2014 at 11:54 | Source:
Tixtla, Mexico: Night is the most difficult time at the rural teachers college, where families have stayed on thin, bare mattresses in classrooms since 43 students went missing a month ago. The day's distractions of meals, meetings and marches end, a...
Delhi Jama Masjid's Shahi Imam attacked
Oct 27, 2014 at 00:15 | Source:
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari, was attacked by a 32-year-old man who tried to set him ablaze during Sunday evening prayers, police and witnesses said. The accused, said to be mentally unstable, was arreste...
12 burnt alive in Andhra firecrackers unit blast
Oct 21, 2014 at 03:45 | Source:
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) At least 12 workers, 11 of them women, were charred to death and six others injured when a blast Monday rocked a firecrackers unit in Andhra Pradesh, police said.The accident took place in a building in coastal East Godavari ...
Scientists find lung cancer can lie hidden for 20 years
Oct 10, 2014 at 01:45 | Source:
LONDON (Reuters) - Lung cancer can lie dormant for more than 20 years before turning deadly, helping explain why a disease that kills more than 1.5 million a year worldwide is so persistent and difficult to treat, scientists said on Thursday.Two pape...
What Starbucks and Bru World Caf can learn from Toto's
Oct 09, 2014 at 08:35 | Source:
Totos Garage Pub is a watering hole that I have been frequenting since I moved to Mumbai in 1996. Those were the days; order a beer, and, as soon as the beer arrives, light up a cigarette. Till the evening is done, or till stocks and money last, repe...
Kurds call to arms as Islamic State closes in on Syrian town
Oct 04, 2014 at 00:15 | Source:
SURUC Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The main Kurdish armed group in Syria called on its kinsmen across the region to help it stop a massacre in the Syrian town of Kobani as Islamic State militants armed with tanks edged closer on its outskirts and pummel...