Business group fights Uruguay`s marijuana rules

A business group in Uruguay, the first country to legalize the production and sale of marijuana, is challenging a decree barring employers from punishing employees who come to work high.

Speedy probe, trials of high & mighty: States told to respond

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought responses from all the states on a PIL seeking framing of guidelines for speedy probe and subsequent fast-track trials in cases involving influential public functionaries who manage to prolong the investigation and judicial processes.

High admission cut-offs besets Omar Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir Chief
Minister Omar Abdullah, whose two sons study in a Delhi
school, is worried over the high cut-offs for admissions to
colleges in the national capital.

Power demand in torrid Delhi touches a high of 4,568 MW

With rise in temperature, power
demand in the city soared to the season`s highest of 4,568 MW
on Thursday.

Bollywood now high on drug tales

A gang of friends listening to psychedelic music and smoking pot is how hippie culture was depicted in Bollywood in the 1970s. Cut to the 21st century, and drug consumption is being shown as a way of life in films like "Dev D", "7 Khoon Maaf" and the upcoming "Dum Maaro Dum".

MCD collects all-time high property tax of Rs 1500 cr

The MCD, which has been going
all-out to increase its dwindling cash reserves, on Tuesday said it
has collected Rs 1500 crore in property tax during the
financial year 2010-11 -- an all-time high.

Pakistan food prices too high: UN food relief agency

Malnutrition levels in Sindh
reached 23 %, according to the UN agency.

For some, music gives the same high as sex

A new study from the McGill University has revealed that listening to music is just as pleasurable as food, drugs and sex.

82 Assam seats recorded very high voter rise: BJP

Claiming that 82 of the 126 assembly constituencies in Assam have registered record growths of voters, the BJP on Wednesday accused the Congress governments of failing to delete the names of illegal voters from electoral rolls.

Radia tapes: Journalists in slugfest over media ethics

Tempers ran high as journalists debated the issue of media ethics in the wake of Niira Radia`s tapes.

Now, ‘marijuana sodas’ to get you high

A company has created a line of sodas with the main ingredient as marijuana.

Number of hungry people unacceptably high: UN

The number of hungry
people in the world has dropped below one billion, but the
figures are still "unacceptably high", a top UN official said
on Thursday.

Global hunger `unacceptably high` despite decline

The number of undernourished people around the world has declined by 10 pc in the last year.

Global hunger `unacceptably high` despite decline

The number of undernourished people around the world has declined by 10 pc in the last year.

Higher testosterone may up heart disease risk in elderly

Older men with higher testosterone levels are more likely to have a heart attack or other cardiovascular disease, says a study.

Higher testosterone may up heart disease risk in elderly

Older men with higher testosterone levels are more likely to have a heart attack or other cardiovascular disease, says a study.

Mangoes are high on health

The King of Fruits has several benefits, so indulge your senses this season in some mangoes.

Mangoes are high on health

The King of Fruits has several benefits, so indulge your senses this season in some mangoes.

Hong Kong air pollution hits record levels

Hong Kong`s air pollution soared to record levels Monday, the Environmental Protection Department said, warning that a toxic stew enveloping the city was a danger to the public.

Gold price hits record high above 1,215 dollars

The price of gold struck a record high level above 1,215 dollars an ounce in trading here on Wednesday.