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Kerala minister vows to quit smoking on mother turning 80


June 28th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 28 (IANS) Kerala Labour Minister Shibu Baby John has decided to give up cigarettes, his "companion" for the past 32 years, as a birthday gift for his mother ... 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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Lady Gaga Reportedly Wants New Fragrance To Smell Like ‘Blood And Semen’


January 27th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A few months back, Lady GaGa sported her very unique and infamous meat dress, that stirred a whole lot of controversy that was created by the ... Read more...

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Bollywood Stars Who Smoke: Bad Habits Die Hard


January 5th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood movies are known to show some of their top actors smoking like a chimney, to make a distinct mark of a man.However with a ban on such scenes some ... Read more...

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Just One Cigarette Can Harm, Report By U.S. Surgeon General Reveals


December 10th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A report that was released by a surgeon in United States highlights more disturbing details about the risk that smoking poses to health. The recently released ... Read more...

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Just one puff of cigarette is enough to trigger a heart attack!


December 10th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Think a single puff won't harm you? Well, you may be wrong, as smoking even one cigarette is sufficient to block your arteries and trigger a heart attack, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shimla declared smoke-free city


October 2nd, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 2 (IANS) Shimla was officially declared a smoke-free city Saturday, with the Queen of Hills having rid itself of the puff in public places."On the pattern of Chandigarh, Shimla has ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Nanotech breath sensor can tell if someone has diabetes or not


May 21st, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A nanotechnology-based sensor could soon tell whether someone has Type I diabetes - just by analysing their breath.The sensor, which has been successfully tested by researchers in Switzerland, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

There are no bad trends in fashion: Marc Jacobs


April 20th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) There is no such thing as "bad trend" in fashion as people are able to take different looks and make it work for them, American fashion designer Marc ... Read more...

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Anti-smoking groups laud Obama’s efforts to kick the butt


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Anti-smoking groups have praised US President Barack Obama for his efforts to quit the habit - though he continues to light the puff.Matthew Myers, president of the ... Read more...

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Swiss bar owner beats smoking ban by cutting holes in wall!


February 17th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): A Swiss bar owner has come up with a unique idea to beat the ban on smoking - he has made a series of holes in the wall ... Read more...

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E-cigarettes ‘do more harm than good’


January 21st, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 21 (ANI): Battery-powered e-cigarettes can do more harm than good, as they apparently contain harmful chemicals, experts claim.Two leading Greek researchers have advised consumers to stop using the devices ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Monroe’s ‘pot video’ to be put on sale


December 2nd, 2009 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) A footage showing Hollywood legend Marilyn Monroe smoking a joint 50 years ago is about to go up for sale. The never-seen-before video shows the late actress smoking cannabis ... Read more...

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Becks exposed ‘as a secret smoker’


November 28th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): David Beckham has taken to smoking cigars in the garden of his home after picking up the habit at showbusiness parties, it has emerged.According to reports, Becks ... Read more...

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Prince Harry ‘turns to celeb hypnotist’ to kick smoking


September 6th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 6 (ANI): Prince Harry has reportedly turned to a celebrity hypnotist to help him kick his smoking habit.The third in line to the British throne was said to be combing ... Read more...

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Katherine Heigl ‘quits smoking’


September 5th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 5 (ANI): Actress Katherine Heigl has reportedly managed to quit smoking.The Knocked Up star, who wanted to quit the ill habit for quite some time now, has apparently not taken ... Read more...

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Heidi Klum’s unusual pregnancy side effect: forgetfulness!


August 1st, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): Mum-to-be Heidi Klum has revealed that she is suffering from forgetfulness.And the German stunner- who is expecting her first daughter with musician husband Seal - blames her ... Read more...

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Pregnant Heidi Klum gets forgetful


August 1st, 2009 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) German supermodel Heidi Klum, who is expecting her first child, has revealed that she is suffering from forgetfullness during pregnancy. The 36-year-old is carrying her first daughter with ... Read more...

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Aamir confess Wife made him Dhobi


July 25th, 2009 - 12:44 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Coming straight from the horse's mouth Finally Aamir Khan has come to light, and talks err, blogs about doing his wife Kiran Rao's film- Dhobi Ghat. Initially there was just the ... Read more...

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Hurman smokes for the movie Echo of Eco


May 22nd, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Harman Baweja, who does not smoke in real life, had a funny expereince attempting to smoke a cigarette for Pan Nalin's Echo of Eco, a United Nations project made under Visual ... Read more...

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Will Smith to portray real-life Hurricane Katrina hero in new film


May 21st, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): 'Hancock' star Will Smith will portray a real-life Hurricane Katrina hero in a new film written.The film will be written and directed by The Rookie screenwriter John ... Read more...

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Will Smith says he can be the best ‘black Bond’ choice


May 7th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Will Smith has joined the likes of stars vying to become the first black James Bond, and has claimed that he's the best choice for the iconic ... Read more...

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Zellweger braved cold, cut hair short while filming in Canadas icy weather


February 28th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 28 (ANI): Hollywood actress Renee Zellweger braved the freezing conditions, and got her hair short to deal with the icy weather, when she was filming her new flick New ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tonight, watch a green comet whizz by!


February 24th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Tonight, skygazers will get the opportunity to treat their eyes on a greenish, double-tailed comet, as its passing close by Earth.Avid sky watchers will be able ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smoking in public spaces banned in India


October 4th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
India announced Thursday smoking in public place is banned due to the increasing death rate of population caused by smoking.The ban includes offices and restaurants, schools and colleges, pubs and discotheques, hospitals ... Read more...

Posted in Environment, Health, Health Science, India, Life Style, National |

English pub offering electronic cigarettes to beat smoking ban


September 25th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 25 (ANI): A pub in England is offering "electronic cigarettes" to its customers to cope with the impact of smoking ban on its business. Chris Giles of the Butler''s ... Read more...

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Clues to why some smokers get hooked at first puff


August 7th, 2008 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 7 (IANS) Canadian researchers have found clues to why some people get hooked to smoking with their first puff. New research by the University of Western Ontario at London, about ... Read more...

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China to keep open to foreign media after Games: Official


July 30th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 30 (Xinhua) China will continue with its policy of openness to foreign media way beyond the Olympic Games, the country's press authority said Wednesday. Liu Binjie, minister of the General ... Read more...

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Young smokers contemplate quitting before turning addicts


July 24th, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 24 (ANI): Youngsters who take their first puff at a tender age think about kicking the butt much before they get fully hooked to the burning stick, says ... Read more...

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Now, a Tongue-Drive to help the disabled take control of technology


July 22nd, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Individuals with paralyzed limbs may soon be able to take control of technology, all thanks to a group of researchers, who have developed an experimental tongue-based system ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Teen smokers want to quit but can’t, finds study


July 17th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) Most teenagers who smoke try really hard to kick the habit -- but are unsuccessful, according to a new study. "Teen smokers make their first serious attempt to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, cigarette vending machines that identify smokers age by their faces


May 13th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
London, May 13 (ANI): Need a puff? Start wishing that your baby face swaps itself for a few wrinkles or liver spots, at least if youre a school going kid in ... Read more...

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Smokers more likely to suffer from the blues


April 25th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 25 (ANI): Smokers are 41 per cent more likely to suffer from depression than those that have never had a puff, according to a new study.Researchers at the University ... Read more...

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Ramadoss asks Amitabh, Shah Rukh to avoid smoking scenes


January 27th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): Concerned over a large number of children taking to smoking after seeing celebrities doing so on the big screen, Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss has appealed Bollywood ... Read more...

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Rapper P Diddy to swap ID again


January 22nd, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by admin
London , Jan 22 (ANI): American rapper P Diddy is changing his nickname again for the sixth time, and now wants to be known as Sean John.The music mogul, whose real ... Read more...

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