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Chewing tobacco is worse than smoking for the heart, Patna medical institute says

The study was conducted on heart patients who chewed tobacco for the first time, also on those who took it thrice a day.

Actress Alizeh Shah caught smoking. Pakistanis accuse her of corrupting culture

Someone recorded TV actress Alizeh Shah smoking in a car. Soon, Pakistani social media was abuzz with users blaming feminism and the showbiz industry.

Kids of ’90s will remember these ‘cigarettes’ fondly, despite its controversial, unhealthy tag

Over the years, Phantom sweet cigarettes have been called out for promoting smoking in children and being very unhealthy due to the high sugar content.

How smokers are getting by without cigarettes in Covid-19 lockdown (it’s helping many quit)

Many smokers are struggling to get their daily dose of nicotine amid the lockdown. While some are grappling with withdrawal, others are using the chance to kick the butt.

After decaf and low-sugar drinks, it’s time for low-nicotine cigarettes

A New York-based company is seeking FDA's nod to market cigarettes with 95% less nicotine than conventional ones.

New research shows what happens to your lung cells as soon as you quit smoking

A new study has uncovered that in people who no longer smoke, the body replenishes the airways with normal cells that help protect the lungs better.

Electrical goods and tobacco to get costlier, raw sugar and tuna bait cheaper

The relative change in price of these products is due to custom duties and taxes imposed by the central government

Govt has banned vapes, but owns 28% of ITC – India’s biggest cigarette maker

The Union government and state-owned companies together held a 28.64 per cent stake in ITC as of June end.   

Tobacco companies in China are opening schools, and the Chinese welcome it

Many such ‘tobacco schools’ were built following the devastating Sichuan earthquake in 2008.

Modi govt takes U-turn on e-cigarettes, says no plan to ban import

But minister tells Lok Sabha that e-cigarettes are harmful for both active and passive users.

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.

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NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.
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