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ITC, Others Resume Cigarette Manufacturing After Rs.5,250 crore Loss

After a loss of Rs.5,250 crore loss, cigarettes makers including ITC on Friday said they will resume manufacturing of cigarettes in factories without the larger pictorial warnings on the packs under the new notification, leaving it an open-ended issue for now. The new rule to spare 85% of the display area on packets has been opposed by cigarette makers, who ...

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Devas Row: ISRO arm Antrix to Cough up $672 Million in Damages

The decade-old controversy between Antrix, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and its client Davas Multimedia Pvt. Ltd has come to an end with the International Tribunal awarding the latter a damage of $672 Million, which will prove costlier than expected for the space agency which is known for its budget-savy payloads to space including MOM ...

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Lost your smelling sense? Risk of death in 4 years, Warns expert

Lost your smelling capabilities of certain odours? Then it’s time you consult your doctor immediately as people who are unable to smell certain odours in their old age can be at the risk of death, says a US-based study. Davangere Devanand, an Indian-American researcher, with the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, says those who fail to identify certain ...

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How Much Money is Riding on Salman Khan?

Salman Khan’s sentence for five years on Wednesday leaves a pall of uncertainty over the fate of his film projects worth Rs.200 crore but industry experts say there’s no cause to worry. “The High Court has accepted his appeal,” trade expert Vinod Mirani told IANS, adding that the courts have of late become “strict” and “stringent” in judgments over car ...

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World Cup: Cricket fans have shown maturity despite defeat

By Veturi Srivatsa  All the talk of heart and mind on the eve of the India-Australia semifinal was nothing but an expression of the lurking fear that Mahendra Singh Dhoni will, after all, not be returning with the cricket World Cup he had won four years ago. Dhoni thus lost the opportunity of defending the World Cup and joining Clive ...

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What Happens if Salman Khan is Sent to Jail?

  A court in Jodhpur will pronounce its judgment in a case of possession and use of illegal arms by Bollywood actor Salman Khan today spelling out the term of jail for the actor, though he may be granted bail for some more time after the judgement. “The case relates to both possession and use of illegal arms and the ...

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Producer Ramanaidu Passes Away, Aged 79

Renowned Telugu producer D. Ramanaidu, who holds the record of producing films in the maximum number of Indian languages, died in Hyderabad on Wednesday, aged 79. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner and Padma Bhushan awardee was suffering from prostate cancer for sometime now. “Ramanaidu, who was undergoing treatment for prostate cancer, passed away at a private hospital. His body is ...

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Red wine, peanuts, berries prevent memory loss, says study

Resveratol, a compound found in red grapes, red wine, peanuts and some berries may help prevent age-related dementia or memory loss, according to a study conducted by an Indian-origin scientist. Resveratrol, an antioxidant that has been found to have positive effects on the hippocampus, an area of the brain that is critical to memory functions, learning and mood, has been ...

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Just Add Food Ingredient to Reduce Hunger, Obesity in Future?

British Researchers have developed a new compound that may help reduce people’s appetite and prevent weight gain, when added to daily food. In the tests carried out on humans, researchers at Imperial College London and University of Glasgow found the ingredient contains propionate which stimulates the gut to release hormones which act on the brain to reduce hunger. Propionate is ...

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Male Smokers Prone to Cancer More as Their Y-Chromosome Dwindles: Study

Male smokers facing infertility is passe now as new study revealed that they lose Y-Chromosome, which is present only in males, substantiating the already established fact that cancer cases are reported more among men than women worldwide. The study published in Science, encapsulated the research done by Uppsala University researchers that showed a clear link between smoking and loss of ...

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US 2011 Losses from Natural Disasters so far stand at $55 billion

The Hurricane Irene, though weakened by the time it touched the shore off New York to a mere tropical storm from Category 3 hurricane, has caused more than $20 billion in losses, say latest estimates. More than 15 people were reported dead during the its course of destruction. Taking into account two days of lost business activity in the range ...

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