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Fasting best way to quit smoking: Pakistani expert

August 5th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Along with a bundle of blessings, fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan also helps people quit the bad habit of smoking, a Pakistani doctor ... Read more...

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Rihanna receives flak for smoking onscreen

November 17th, 2011 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Pop star Rihanna has been criticised by anti-smoking campaigners for lighting up a cigarette in her latest music video.Rihanna recently filmed the promo for her ... Read more...

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Dr Oz: Five Habits Which Make You Fat

October 5th, 2011 - 5:01 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On today's 'Dr Oz Show', the doctor focused on habits which many people have which keep them from losing weight. These bad habits must be recognized, and stopped ... Read more...

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Ten bad work habits that test even the most amiable workers

March 25th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 25 (ANI): A list of the ten most common habitual workplace offences shows how even the most amiable worker can be driven into becoming an office tyrant.First on the list ... Read more...

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Chappell wants Ponting’s suspension for arguing with umpires

December 28th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 28 (ANI): Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has demanded the suspension of skipper Ricky Ponting.Ponting was fined 40 per cent of his match fee for his finger-pointing rant at umpires ... Read more...

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Obama slams China’s ‘blindness’, North Korea attack

June 28th, 2010 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 28 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Sunday demanded that China acknowledge North Korea's role in an attack on a South Korean naval vessel earlier this year. An international inquiry found ... Read more...

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Plain cigarette packs a big turn off for teens: Kiwi study

June 24th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, June 24 (ANI): Removing all branding off cigarette and tobacco packets could actually be effective in turning teenagers off smoking, according to a New Zealand study.Australia is the first country to ... Read more...

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No match-fixing in IPL: Shah

June 7th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Rajkot, June 7 (ANI): Rubbishing allegations of cricket players being highly susceptible to corruption, Indian Premier League (IPL) vice-president , Niranjan Shah has said that IPL was foolproof from match fixing.Shah's ... Read more...

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Vastly improved footwork to take Bell to Ashes success?

June 6th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6(ANI): England batsman Ian Bell's vastly improved footwork in the second Test against Bangladesh at Old Trafford is likely to provide him a place in the touring team for the ... Read more...

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86-year-old man bids adieu to 60 years of smoking

June 1st, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): Inspired by the World No Tobacco Day, an 86-year-old man successfully said goodbye to 60 years of smoking.Zhou Longfa from Taiwan took part in a quit smoking ... Read more...

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Katy Perry to undergo hypnotherapy to quit smoking

April 28th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry is considering undergoing hypnotherapy in a bid to get rid of her smoking habit. "I'm stressed out with the wedding and I keep smoking ... Read more...

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Katy Perry ‘to meet hypnotherapist to get over marriage stress’

April 26th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): Katy Perry's impending marriage is apparently stressing her out and she's using smoking to deal with it.However, the habit has started taking its toll and now Katy ... Read more...

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Tips for a topping first date

April 6th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) You have landed a first date and are ready to go. Make sure you don't goof up here and to avoid any faux pas on that day, follow ... Read more...

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Craziest book titles revealed

February 27th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 27 (ANI): Unusual book titles have been picked to feature in The Bookseller's silliest title of the year contest.Organiser Horace Bent called it "one of the most competitive short-lists in ... Read more...

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Kajol states working with SRK is a bad habit

December 31st, 2009 - 3:35 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
After Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham the trio of Shah Rukh, Kajol and will be back once again with Karan Johar's My Name Is Khan. Kajol is excited as ... Read more...

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Childhood stardom led me to drugs, says Fergie

October 14th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 14(ANI): Singer Fergie has said that stardom during childhood triggered her addiction to drugs.The Black Eyed Peas believes the frustration of acting like a professional at an early age got ... Read more...

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Jet Airways pilot dies in fire at house

August 11th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) A 33-year-old pilot of Jet Airways died Tuesday after suffering severe burn injuries in a fire in his east Delhi house, the police said. Rahul Jain suffered 75 ... Read more...

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Gaurav Khanna parties on Udhari ka Suit!

July 23rd, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Gaurav Khanna of Kumkum fame gets candid in an interview and shares his out-of-the-idiot-box experience. Check this gupshup to know him closely. Did you ever steal money from your parents' pocket? I don't ... Read more...

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Beaten in school, student makes film on corporal punishment

July 16th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Beaten mercilessly several times, Samuel Venkatesen from Tamil Nadu has made a short movie on corporal punishment which he feels will help sensitise teachers. ... Read more...

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Miandad against making Test matches a four day affair

July 2nd, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 2 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad has objected to the International Cricket Council's (ICC) idea of reducing the duration of Test matches from five days to four.When asked to ... Read more...

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Dicaprio warned me against drugs: Zac Efron

April 14th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) "High School Musical" star Zac Efron says that Leonardo Dicaprio warned him against drugs and also said that if he wants to enjoy a lasting career in Hollywood ... Read more...

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When Lalu Prasad realised chewing khaini is a ‘bad habit’

January 23rd, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 23 (IANS) The spotlessly clean railway stations in Japan put Railways Minister Lalu Prasad in a bit of a spot - he couldn't find a place to spit the red ... Read more...

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Spit and get beaten up: Kolkata hospital’s sanitation campaign

January 22nd, 2009 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Spit and you will be beaten up. That's the message a poster put up at a premier state-run hospital here conveys.Attempting to stop visitors from spitting inside its ... Read more...

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Winehouse says no to junk food

January 1st, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) British singer Amy Winehouse is trying to avoid junk food but still can't resist sugary snacks.According to, Winehouse has sweet tooth and has been often photographed indulging ... Read more...

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Eva Longoria Parker caught smoking on trip to Puerto Rico

December 3rd, 2008 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 3 (ANI): Even though she has been trying to hide her bad habit, American actress Eva Longoria Parker was caught smoking while on her trip to Puerto Rico.Parker, ... Read more...

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Internet addiction is now a clinical disorder

November 10th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Feeling irritated because you cant access the Internet? Well, may be its time to seek medical help as Internet addiction is now considered a clinical disorder ... Read more...

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Barack Obama having a tough time kicking the butt

October 9th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): US presidential hopeful Barack Obama has revealed that he is having a tough time getting rid of smoking but has still not giving up the hope of ... Read more...

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WHO offers help to Shah Rukh, Buddhadeb to quit smoking

September 11th, 2008 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) Thursday offered to help Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan and West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee to quit smoking.“They are big social, ... Read more...

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Women beat up serial bottom-pincher!

August 22nd, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 22 (ANI): A serial bottom-pincher got more than he bargained for when he targeted a group of ladies.Joe Sohia - known by locals to have a very bad habit ... Read more...

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Opposition disrupts rail budget presentation

February 26th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Opposition MPs disrupted the presentation of Railway Minister Lalu Prasad's rail budget over allocation of new trains and then many of them walked out even as he ... Read more...

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Whoopi on her way to quit smoking before Christmas

December 15th, 2007 - 6:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Whoopi Goldberg is well on her way to get her Christmas wish of not smoking anymore.In her effort to give up the habit, the Ghost star has cut ... Read more...

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Ashlee Simpson gets hooked to smoking

December 9th, 2007 - 11:19 am ICT by admin
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Pop singer Ashlee Simpson has revealed that she smokes secretly as she doesnt want her fans to know about her bad habit.A source spotted the 23-year-old singer last ... Read more...

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