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Petrol hike perturbs B-Town

May 24th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) The steep rise in petrol price has left Bollywood celebrities like Gul Panag and Divya Dutta concerned about the plight of the country's common man, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama offers $447 billion jobs plan to jolt economy

September 9th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) Facing low approval ratings amid a stalled economy, President Barack Obama has put forward a $447 billion jobs package, challenging Congress to shut down the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Latest Health Care Law Repeal Bill Passes House, Likely To Be Thwarted In Senate

January 20th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yesterday the GOP led House of Representatives passed a bill that seeks to demolish the much touted health care reform promoted by Barack Obama, the president ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Argentines are Latin America’s biggest smokers

December 14th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Dec 14 (EFE) Argentina tops the list of countries that smoke the most in Latin America, consuming 1,014 cigarettes annually for every inhabitant over age 15, media reports said Sunday, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Levy tax on `beedi’, says NGO

May 23rd, 2008 - 1:52 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) A non-government organization (NGO), working in the field of public health in India and other developing countries, has demanded a tax on 'beedi' to discourage smoking habits of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |