Islamic State execute two men for taking photos of Syrian oilfields
Jul 06, 2015 at 19:49 | Source:
Beirut: The Islamic State (IS) militant group killed two young men on Monday for taking photos of oilfields, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported.The executions took place in the northeastern Syrian province of al-Raqqa, the main s...
FDI in manufacturing of tobacco products prohibited: Reserve Bank of India
Jul 03, 2015 at 22:17 | Source:
Mumbai: Reserve Bank on Friday said the ForeignDirect Investment (FDI) in manufacturing of tobacoo productsis prohibited, though activities such as retail and wholesaletrading fall under the sectoral restrictions.Foreign direct investment (FDI) is pr...
E-Cigarettes safer than normal cigarettes? Not really, say experts
Jun 15, 2015 at 13:56 | Source:
New Delhi:A simple search on the internet for electronic, or e-cigarettes, throws up a wide variety of choices of online shopping sites to buy them from. Often marketed as the 'safer' choice to normal cigarettes, which experts junk as a gimmick, e-ci...
Islamic State slave markets sell girls at any price, alleges UN envoy
Jun 09, 2015 at 08:09 | Source:
United Nations: Teenage girls abducted by Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria are being sold in slave markets "for as little as a pack of cigarettes," the UN envoy on sexual violence has said.Zainab Bangura visited Iraq and Syria in Ap...