Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicHealth hazard

Topic: health hazard

As govt bans e-cigarettes, Twitter wonders why real tobacco products not prohibited

Some are supportive of the govt move, but many say the ban is hypocritical as tobacco products are still allowed.

Indians in their 20s are getting Botox to look like Indians in their 20s

The popularity of cosmetic surgery is seeing younger people opt for Botox, which lessens the appearance of fine lines.

Sitting is not the new smoking

Studies show that people who spend more time sitting may die early from various chronic diseases. But still, it is not as bad as smoking.

On Camera

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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