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Here's your weekly digest of the craziest stories from around the world. This girl's tongue is so long she can lick her eye A teenager from Michigan wants to be the new record world record holder......

GST bill taken up in LS, fate uncertain in RS

The long-delayed Goods and Services Bill was taken up for consideration in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley appealed to parties to rise above partisan considerations to......

Indian-American Vivek Murthy becomes youngest surgeon general

Image: Vivek Murthy is the first person of Indian origin to hold the top post. Photograph: Paresh Gandhi Thirty-seven-year-old Indian-American physician Vivek Hallegere Murthy has been confirmed......

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'Why does the govt gives awards to cigarette makers using taxpayers' money?'

Shifting the focus from the individual to the society, the World Heart Day celebrations this year highlight the theme of creating `heart-healthy environments’. A deep dive into the......

Tobacco Board to submit Rs 125-cr rehab plan soon

The Tobacco Board will submit a Rs 125-crore (Rs 1.25 billion) proposal to the Commerce Ministry in the next 10 days to rehabilitate farmers who would switch to other crops, as part of a move to......

Sensex ends 214 points higher amid volatility; IT, FMCG gain

The 30-share Sensex ended up 214 points at 27,890 and the 50-share Nifty closed up 52 points at 8,430. Benchmark indices snapped five-day losing streak, amid a volatile trading session, led by......

Wives, sisters become company directors to meet Sebi deadline

In a last-minute rush, wives and daughters have come to the rescue of the listed companies to ensure compliance with a new norm for having at least one woman director on their boards that have been......

Budget blues: ITC loses Rs 40,428 cr in market value on punitive tax

Analysts suggest making separate firms of tobacco, hotels and FMCG divisions Making it one of the biggest losers post Budget, tobacco-to-hotel major, ITC has lost 13 per cent of its market value or......

Budget: Make in India can't be achieved with more exemptions

The finance minister does not move beyond the old approach of giving more exemptions, notes Sukumar Mukhopadhyay. Image: Several exemptions have been given avowedly to reduce the cost of raw......

'A big thank you to the Health Ministry from the film fraternity'

Ministry Of Health removes the ugly anti-smoking video accompanying feature films. For the film fraternity, 2014 began on a positive note with the health ministry scrapping the anti-smoking......

Ritesh Deshmukh on Cash

Ritesh Deshmukh is one of those actors in Bollywood who has given hitsconsistently, be it Bluffmaster, Malamaal Weekly or the more recent hit Apna Sapna Money Money. Now, the actor is all set for......

India-England trophy can't be named after Tiger Pataudi

The BCCI's decision to turn down a proposal to name the trophy for the India-England Test series after the legendary Tiger Pataudi prompts Faisal Shariff to dwell on the legacy behind the......

New Zealand skipper Vettori bats for UDRS

In a stand quite different to the one adopted by the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI), New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori and coach Mark Greatbatch have favoured the use of Umpire Decision Review System......

Don't quit, KK Modi tells son Lalit

Contrary to reports of strained relations between them, industrialist K K Modi on Tuesday extended financial support to his son, suspended Indian Premier League commissioner Lalit Modi, although he......

'Kimi should leave McLaren'

Formula One fans are a passionate breed. And when Sumit Rajwade and Raja Sen landed in the rediff Formula One chat on Monday afternoon a minute late, the questions were already piling up.Don't......

BAR pay heavy price for missing Monaco

Missing any Grand Prix is bad news for a Formula One team. Missing Monaco does not bear thinking about."It would be a total disaster. Total, unmitigated disaster," says Williams' marketing head Jim......
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Tobacco use fast emerging as a major health challenger to world

Tobacco use is fast emerging as one of the major health challenges facing the world. Every few seconds, somewhere in the world, tobacco claims a... ...

http://www.heraldgoa.in/Edit/Opinions/Tobacco-use-fast-emerging-as-a-major-health-challenger-to-world/89120.html
Tobacco ban in educational institutions

Staff Reporter GUWAHATI, May 29 In an effort to save the future generation from the ill effect of tobacco, the Assam Government has issued a... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=may3015/city051
Govt

New Delhi, May 29 (PTI) With import duty evasion from cigarette smuggling touching nearly Rs 2,500 crore, Government today said illicit trade in... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/6087099_Illicit-tobacco-trade-needs-to-be-checked--Govt.html
The silent killer

As yet another World No Tobacco Day rolls by on May 31, more people are getting hooked at a younger age, and risking cancer for that illusory high.... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/society/the-silent-killer/article7260782.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Rethink the additional tax

With the passage of the 122nd Constitution Amendment Bill, 2014, (the GST Bill) in Lok Sabha, the action has now shifted to Rajya Sabha where the... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/fe-columnist/column-rethink-the-additional-tax/77496/

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