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A Girl Walks When the Iranian James Dean met a Farsi-speaking vampire

Oct 27, 2014 at 19:20 | Source: FirstPost

In Iran, it is almost impossible to make movies. Any film that shows the slightest hint of skin, a script that includes a cuss word, any reference to cigarettes and alcohol (both of which are banned in Iran), and the filmmaker is barred from making m...

Lingaa and the brand that Superstar Rajinikanth has become

Oct 27, 2014 at 16:32 | Source: FirstPost

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...

Under Vasundhara Raje's watch crime against women in Rajasthan goes from bad to worse

Oct 24, 2014 at 20:44 | Source: FirstPost

By Rishi MajumderAs the BJP takes over two more states, its worthwhile to examine how the party has performed so far in Indias largest state, whose conquest marked the beginning of its ascendancy last year.Vasundhara Raje thundered into the office of...

12 burnt alive in Andhra firecrackers unit blast

Oct 21, 2014 at 03:45 | Source: FirstPost

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 ...

Tobacco packets to devote 85 percent space to warnings

Oct 16, 2014 at 02:15 | Source: FirstPost

New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India Wednesday made it mandatory for tobacco companies to devote 85 percent space on packets of cigarettes and other tobacco products to warnings against the ill effects of tobacco consumption."We have issued a notifica...

India tightens rules on cigarette health warnings

Oct 15, 2014 at 21:57 | Source: BBC

India says tobacco firms will soon have to reserve almost all the space on cigarette packs for health warnings. Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said by law warnings in pictures and text would need to cover 85% of the surface of packs - just 15% would b...

Corrected - Thousands "will most likely be massacred" if Kobani falls to jihadists, U.N. warns

Oct 10, 2014 at 23:15 | Source: FirstPost

GENEVA/MURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) - (Corrects characterisations of U.N. estimates of people trapped in Kobani in paragraph 3)Thousands of people "will most likely be massacred" if Kobani falls to Islamic State fighters, a U.N. envoy said ...

Scientists find lung cancer can lie hidden for 20 years

Oct 10, 2014 at 01:45 | Source: FirstPost

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...

Hong Kong protests: Leader CY Leung urges crowds to leave

Sep 30, 2014 at 12:57 | Source: BBC

Hong Kong leader CY Leung has urged pro-democracy protesters to stop their campaign immediately , as huge crowds continue to bring parts of the territory to a standstill. Tens of thousands of people have been blocking streets in several areas. The pr...

World leaders flock to UN General Assembly

Sep 24, 2014 at 10:07 | Source: BBC

High-speed patrol boats are skimming across the East River. The New York Police Department's mobile canteens will soon arrive, serving coffee and donuts. A marquee has been erected on the driveway of the United Nations to deprive potential snipe...

Imperial labels Labour tobacco tax proposal ‘unjust’

Sep 24, 2014 at 00:46 | Source: BBC

One of Britain's largest cigarette companies has labelled Ed Miliband's plans for a new tax on tobacco as unjust and just a bad idea . Imperial Tobacco, whose brands include Golden Virginia and Lambert and Butler, said the policy would driv...

Islamic State, Ebola among major issues to be discussed at UN annual gathering

Sep 17, 2014 at 14:08 | Source: FirstPost

United Nations: Over 140 heads of state and government, including US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will arrive at the United Nations next week, with the conflict in Syria and Iraq, Ebola virus outbreak among major issues to...

Kudumbashree: Kerala's all-women Rs 2,262 crore savings group finances microenterprises of members

Sep 14, 2014 at 12:02 | Source: Economic Times

In 2007, Bindu Pallichal, a homemaker from the Pravachambalam village near Thiruvananthapuram, decided to turn entrepreneur. She began to experiment with ayurvedic oils and cosmetics because she knew Sanskrit (the oldest known ayurvedic texts were wr...

British national faces trial in UAE for threatening Indian air hostess

Sep 11, 2014 at 22:43 | Source: FirstPost

Dubai: A 40-year-old British national is facing trial in the UAE for threatening an Indian air hostess on an Emirates airlines flight and verbally abusing her after she refused to give him alcohol.The man hurled meals at onboard passengers and smoked...

South Korea seeks near-doubling of cigarette price

Sep 11, 2014 at 17:52 | Source: BBC

South Korea's government has proposed nearly doubling the price of cigarettes to lower the country's smoking rate. Under its plan, the average price per pack would go up to 4,500 won (£2.70, $4.35) by the start of next year. It is currentl...

Government likely to ban sale of loose cigarettes, Rs 20000 fine for smoking in public

Sep 10, 2014 at 13:57 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The government is considering a proposal to ban the sale of loose cigarettes, a move that will hit ITC and other cigarette makers hard as 70 per cent of retail takes place in this form. This is one of the many measures proposed by an exper...

The Cornish beaches where Lego keeps washing up

Sep 04, 2014 at 18:42 | Source: BBC

A container filled with millions of Lego pieces fell into the sea off Cornwall in 1997. But instead of remaining at the bottom of the ocean, they are still washing up on Cornish beaches today - offering an insight into the mysterious world of oceans ...

E-cigarettes might push people towards marijuana, drugs

Sep 04, 2014 at 14:31 | Source: FirstPost

New York: Assumed by many as a safe alternative to cigarette smoking, electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes as they are popularly called may, in fact, promote use and addiction to illicit drugs, says a study.E-cigarettes may function as a "gatew...

US pharmacy giant CVS ends tobacco sales and changes name

Sep 04, 2014 at 10:42 | Source: BBC

US pharmacy chain CVS Caremark has stopped selling tobacco products nearly a month earlier than planned. They have also changed their corporate name to CVS Health to reflect the change, although the signage on their drugstores won't change. CVS ...

Like regular cigarettes, e-cigs a "gateway" to harder drugs - study

Sep 04, 2014 at 04:45 | Source: FirstPost

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Like conventional cigarettes, electronic cigarettes may function as a "gateway drug" that can prime the brain to be more receptive to harder drugs, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday.The findings, published in th...

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