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Crackers caused Tamil Nadu Express fire: Probe report (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Accidental igniting of crackers on board the Tamil Nadu Express caused the fire that claimed 32 lives and injured 28 people in July this year, ... Read more...

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NGO welcomes ‘A’ certificate for ‘Heroine’


September 7th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) An NGO Friday welcomed the Central Board of Film Certification's decision to give an 'A' certificate to the upcoming movie 'Heroine', saying the move ... Read more...

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Massive fire in Dubai perfume factory


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:26 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 23 (IANS) A major perfume factory in Dubai was gutted in a huge fire Wednesday along with four warehouses, according to media reports. There were, however, no casualties ... Read more...

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Home ministry fire was caused by cigarette stub, reveals RTI


August 15th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The fire that broke out at the union home ministry in June was caused by a burning bidi or cigarette stub thrown on waste paper ... Read more...

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Katy Perry wants to be wooed


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Pop star Katy Perry says she wants a man to woo her and despite her past, she still believes in love.Perry, whose divorce from Russell ... Read more...

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‘Swamp People’ star Trapper Joe arrested for assault and battery


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘Swamp People’ star Trapper Joe is in hot waters. Apparently he has been arrested on charges of assault and battery. There are reports that he wanted to ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen exiled from LA Kings game


June 8th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The “Two and a Half Men” star Charlie Sheen was exiled from a LA Kings game. Apparently he left the game midway to have a cigarette ... Read more...

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WHO lauds China’s smoking curbs


May 31st, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) Thursday praised China for its efforts to raise awareness on health risks caused by cigarette smoking."This year marks a milestone in ... Read more...

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‘Sher pe sawa sher’ between Salman and Vivek


May 30th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Salman Khan is gearing up for the release of "Ek Tha Tiger" and his not-so-good friend Vivek Oberoi has signed "Sher". So who will prove ... Read more...

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Policeman kills vendor for demanding money


May 30th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 30 (IANS) A drunken police officer killed a roadside vendor here when he sought money for eggs and cigarette sold to him, police said Thursday.Ramji Kumar was beaten ... Read more...

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Heidi Klum pole dances in new video


May 26th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) Supermodel Heidi Klum showcases her rock star side by smoking and pole dancing in an edgy new video.The German beauty unleashes her wild side for ... Read more...

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British juror caught smoking cannabis, fined


May 19th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A British juror on a rape trial was fined 450 pounds (over $700) after being caught smoking cannabis cigarette during lunch break.Shezad Hussain, 26, was puffing ... Read more...

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ITC’s Sri Lankan subsidiary acquires land in Colombo


May 16th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Cigarette-to-hotel multi-business major ITC Ltd. Tuesday said its wholly-owned subsidiary WelcomHotels Lanka Private Limited (WLPL) has acquired land in Colombo to set up a mixed-used ... Read more...

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Von Teese slams smoking


May 14th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 14 (IANS) American actress Dita Von Teese, who uses fake smoking devices during her stage shows, says she would never use a real one because it can ... Read more...

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Like India, Russia to scare smokers with grim pictures


May 11th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 11 (IANS) Emulating India, Australia and a few European Union members, Russia will have grim images depicting the impact of smoking on health appear on all cigarette packs ... Read more...

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Madonna’s naked photo to fetch 5,000 pounds?


April 25th, 2012 - 8:14 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 25 (IANS) A naked picture of Madonna is expected to fetch 5,000 pounds as it goes under the hammer at Bonhams' auction house next month.The black-and-white ... Read more...

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Britain bans public display of cigarettes


April 6th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) A new legislation banning open display of cigarettes in British supermarkets came into effect Friday, meaning the cigarettes and tobacco products must be hidden away in ... Read more...

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‘Sholay’ scene enacted in Gurdaspur Central Jail


March 19th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurdaspur (Punjab), March 19 (IANS) Gurdaspur Central Jail in Punjab witnessed the re-enactment of a Bollywood-style scene when a young under-trial climbed atop a water tank in the jail premises ... Read more...

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14th century castle gutted in blaze


March 13th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) A 14th century castle in Slovakia was gutted in fire which was sparked by two children trying their first cigarette.According to the police, two boys ... Read more...

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Gasoline, cigarette kill man


March 1st, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) A 43-year-old man in the US burned to death after accidentally drinking gasoline and then smoking a cigarette, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.Gary Allen Banning burst ... Read more...

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Things you may wish to have done differently


February 27th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) Failure to see more of the world, not having worked harder at school, starting smoking and not exercising enough are some of the biggest things people ... Read more...

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More young adults into social smoking


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 22 (IANS) Fewer people are smoking today but social smoking, which is puffing intermittently or only in given situations, has increased among young adults, a study has ... Read more...

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A very Happy Birthday to Jennifer Aniston


February 13th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Jennifer Aniston could not resist lighting up on her birthday. The 43-year-old announced in December that she had quit smoking “few months ago.” To the ... Read more...

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Fire in Uttar Pradesh forest, no casualties


January 31st, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 31 (IANS) A fire in Uttar Pradesh's Keitham forest, close to the state's largest lake where thousands of migratory birds are camping, on the Agra-Delhi highway destroyed nearly ... 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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Winehouse wouldn’t drink in front of mother


November 5th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) Late singer Amy Winehouse had so much respect for her mother that she never drank in front of her. The 27-year-old singer was found dead at ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt quits smoking for kids


November 1st, 2011 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt has quit smoking after being caught out by two of his children.The 47-year-old has reportedly been guilt-tripped into giving up the habit ... Read more...

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Ashok Kumar: The undervalued legacy of a renaissance actor (A tribute on his birth centenary Oct 13)


October 12th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hindi cinema has perhaps rarely seen another actor with the refined, understated craftsmanship of Kumudlal Kunjilal Ganguly, better known by his screen name, Ashok Kumar. Here was an actor who straddled ... Read more...

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Will you mind paycut to save office colleague?


October 5th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) While the recent global financial downturn saw employees competing with each other to survive at the workplace, the challenging phase also seemed to have built up ... Read more...

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Depp paints Keith Richards portrait


September 24th, 2011 - 6:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp has painted a picture of Rolling Stones rocker Keith Richards surrounded by cigarette rolling papers.The 48-year-old has amassed a huge collection of ... Read more...

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Now, Lady Gaga poses like a man!


August 8th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga, known for her bizarre sense of dressing, has posed as a man for the cover of her new single.She almost looks unrecognisable ... Read more...

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Catherine Zeta-Jones quits smoking


August 7th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones has quit smoking after seeing her husband Michael Douglas' battle with throat cancer.Douglas, who previously blamed his ill-health on years of drinking and ... Read more...

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All 12 miners trapped in northeast China rescued alive


July 19th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by BNO News
DALIAN, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Rescue teams on Tuesday successfully pulled out all twelve trapped miners from a tunnel that caved-in in the northeast region of China, local media reported.The incident occurred ... Read more...

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Smokers in cars with kids may be penalised in Wales


July 16th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Wales may become the first European province where people accompanying children in cars could be penalised for putting their health at risk by smoking.The plan, being ... Read more...

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Colin Farrell is done with smoking


July 15th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Actor Colin Farrell has finally managed to quit smoking.The Irish actor, who was a chain-smoker, often wore a nicotine patch to curb his craving while ... Read more...

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