Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 14:34
The Budget for 2014-15 Thursday left income tax rates unchanged but provided sops to small and marginal assesses by raising the threshold exemption limit from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 2.5 lakh and investments under 80C by Rs 50,000 to Rs 1.5 lakh while promising not to bring tax changes with retrospective effect.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 15:42
A recent study has claimed that the belief of many young adults that they can replace cigarette with hookah as its not harmful to their health is wrong.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 16:18
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has written to Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, urging him to ban sale of cigarettes in defence canteens.
Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 17:30
While cigarette use is on the decline among US youth, an alarming number of high school students are turning to hookahs, cigars and smokeless tobacco products, researchers warned.
Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 18:38
Pope Francis condemned the legalisation of recreational drugs as a flawed and failed experiment today, lending his voice to a debate which is raging from the US to Uruguay and beyond.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 04:56
A group of 53 leading scientists has warned the World Health Organisation not to classify e-cigarettes as tobacco products, arguing that doing so would jeopardise a major opportunity to slash disease and deaths caused by smoking.
Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 03:00
New York raised the minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21 on Sunday, in its latest initiative to encourage healthier behavior among residents.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 18:54
Car major Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) Thursday said there is a "high" incidence of taxes on automobile sector, saying "cars are more taxed than cigarettes" in the country.
Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 00:24
US regulators proposed new restrictions today on the soaring 2 billion USD market in e-cigarettes, which until now have been free from federal oversight.
Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 15:58
`Harry Potter` star Daniel Radcliffe says he wants to expand his experience as an actor by starring in a big screen musical.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 08:10
Simon Cowell says smoking and drinking at 2 in the morning helps to calm his mind.
Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 17:02
Eric Lawson, who portrayed the rugged Marlboro man in cigarette ads during the late 1970s, has died. He was 72.
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