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Flavours, cool tricks, & even earning money: Vaping isn’t just about quitting tobacco

Indians are increasingly taking to vaping and studies are yet to conclusively tell us if it is indeed a healthier alternative to smoking.
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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.

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.
School children wear oxygen masks to protect themselves from air pollution in Delhi

Number of non-smokers with lung cancer in north India is now same as smokers: New study

The study by a Delhi hospital also shows an increasing number of cases in younger age groups with no smoking history.
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Smoking opium in UP to kidney removal in Maharashtra: Laws that should be repealed

There are various laws in India that have become redundant and obsolete, and a serious effort is needed to de-clog the legal system.

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India’s Balakot strikes were long time coming, but only Pakistan can end terrorism

Trump must focus on ensuring that Pakistani terrorism against India (and Afghanistan) is defeated for the larger success of US geopolitical interests in Asia.

Is EC over-regulating elections with strict code of conduct or is it doomed in digital era?

The Election Commission has barred the political parties from releasing their election manifestos in the 48 hours prior to voting.


Tricolor draped coffins of the CRPF personnel, who lost their lives in Pulwama terror attack

India has not and will not forget sacrifice of CRPF personnel in Pulwama, says Ajit Doval

At CRPF's 80th Raising Day event, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval says country’s leadership capable of determining "what should be done ahead".
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?