Hazardous Sydney smoke turns up heat in Australia's climate politics

Sydney choked in some of the worst pollution seen in the city on Tuesday as more than 100 fires raged across the east coast, turning the daytime sky orange, obscuring visibility and disrupting public transport services as air quality plunged.

Dec 11, 2019, 10:22 AM IST

Cardi B warns little girls not to smoke to look cool

One of the images showed the teenager Cardi lighting up a cigarette while holding a bag.

Nov 05, 2019, 09:16 AM IST

Men beaten up in Delhi's Connaught Place for refusing to share a cigarette

In a shocking incident, two men in Delhi's Connaught Place were beaten up after they denied to share a cigarette.

Oct 01, 2018, 21:03 PM IST

Accident due to fog kills 8 in Punjab crop buring

At least eight persons were killed and nearly 20 others injured in an accident between a bus and a long-body truck due to dense fog in Punjab on Tuesday morning, police said.

Nov 07, 2017, 11:41 AM IST

WATCH: Mobile phone emits smoke, leaves man injured in West Bengal

A person on Thursday suffered injuries after a mobile phone kept in his pocket suddenly emitted smoke.

Oct 27, 2017, 11:11 AM IST

Is it hard to quit smoking? Running can help you get rid of it

A study has claimed that running can help you get rid of this bad habit and save your health.

Sep 14, 2017, 11:23 AM IST

Consuming marijuana can change your style of walking

A team of researchers has found that those who smoke cannabis tend to move their shoulders less and elbows more as they walk. The study also found marijuana users swing their knees more quickly when walking than non-users. 

Sep 04, 2017, 16:25 PM IST

25-year-old Delhi man blames colleague for throat cancer, kills him – Read

The accused, identified as Mustakeem Ahmad, shot dead his colleague from Myanmar for allegedly introducing him to smoking that led him to get throat cancer later.

Aug 28, 2017, 09:29 AM IST

'Smoke from wildfires may be worse for climate than thought'

The team found that brown carbon appears much more likely than black carbon to travel through the air to the higher levels of the atmosphere where it can have a greater impact on climate.

Jun 13, 2017, 18:56 PM IST

Prenatal exposure to smoke, alcohol may up behaviour problems in kids'

Conduct disorder (CD) is a mental disorder where children demonstrate aggressive behaviour that causes or threatens harm to other people or animals such as bullying or intimidating others, often initiating physical fights, or being physically cruel to animals.

Jun 12, 2017, 18:43 PM IST

Youngsters beware! Smoking may cause low bone density

Low bone density is a condition which may lead to an increased risk of developing osteoporosis.

May 31, 2017, 21:08 PM IST

Smokers rejoice! E-cigarettes can help you kick the butt

The study suggest that e-cigarettes may provide a safer alternative to smokers than the traditional cigarettes.

Apr 28, 2017, 18:14 PM IST

For parents who smoke – Your kid's hands may be full of nicotine

The findings showed that the children`s hands hold high levels of nicotine even when parents are not smoking around them and sheds new light on dangers of third-hand smoke.

Apr 09, 2017, 14:10 PM IST

When smoke billowing from Andhra CM Naidu's bus put authorities into a tizzy

Authorities went into a tizzy after smoke was noticed emanating from a bus carrying Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu here today.

Dec 16, 2016, 20:31 PM IST

Early tobacco exposure elevates dropout rates, behavioural issues in kids

Exposure to tobacco smoke is toxic to the developing brain at a time when it is most vulnerable to environment input, the researchers said.

Nov 28, 2016, 15:48 PM IST

Beware! Non-smokers at risk from second-hand smoke

 Smoking is injurious to health but still many people continues to smoke despite knowing its harmful effects.

Nov 23, 2016, 00:30 AM IST

Smoking may cause artery explosion

Individuals who smoke may be nearly twice as likely to develop an abdominal aortic aneurysm -- a deadly condition of the main artery of the body that often turns out to be a silent killer, researchers have warned.

Nov 12, 2016, 00:35 AM IST

Vapers urge WHO to back safer products for smokers

Vapers on Wednesday called on the World Health Organisation to allow the world's one billion smokers to have equal access to safer alternatives to cigarettes such as the electronic cigarettes they smoke.

Nov 09, 2016, 20:23 PM IST

Smog: Gautam Buddha Nagar DM announces emergency steps in view of unprecedented air pollution levels

Gautam Buddha Nagar District Magistrate (DM) NP Singh on Sunday announced emergency steps in view of the "unprecedented" air pollution levels in the National Capital Region (NCR), officials said.

Nov 07, 2016, 01:55 AM IST

Respiratory diseases rise as air quality worsens in Delhi

The number of patients with respiratory diseases seems to be increasing as the quality of the air worsens in the national capital.

Oct 28, 2016, 23:37 PM IST