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Union Budget 2014: IT rates unchanged; sops to small, marginal assessees in Bud

Union Budget 2014: IT rates unchanged; sops to small, marginal assessees in Bud

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.

Hookah smoking just as dangerous as cigarettes: Study

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.

Ban cigarettes sale in defence canteens: Harsh Vardhan

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.

Hookah next big threat for US youth: Study

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.

Pope to legalising recreational drugs: Just say no

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.

World No Tobacco Day: Top scientists warn WHO not to stub out e-cigarettes

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.

New York raises minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21

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.

Cars are more taxed than cigarettes in India: Honda Cars

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.

E-cigarettes to be regulated under new US plan

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.

Daniel Radcliffe wants to work in musical film

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.

Smoking cigarettes at 2 in the morning calms me: Simon Cowell

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 08:10

Simon Cowell says smoking and drinking at 2 in the morning helps to calm his mind.

Ex-Marlboro man dies from smoking-related disease

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.