The Election Commission of India (ECI) told the Supreme Court on Monday that it is in favour of barring convicted persons from contesting polls for life and stopping their entry into judiciary and the executive. Currently, this ban is for six years.
Electronic cigarettes or popularly known as e-cigarettes are luring a new population of adolescents who might not otherwise have smoked tobacco products, a recent study revealed. "E-cigarettes are encouraging -- not discouraging -- youth
Electronic cigarettes are as equally damaging to gums and teeth as conventional cigarettes, a new study has warned. The study by researchers at University of Rochester Medical Centre in the US is the first scientific
International experts have warned that attempt to limit the choice of e-cigarettes to consumers would be a huge mistake and that it will inflict unimaginable harm to millions of smokers.
Smoking, which can cause several ailments including cancer, can soon become a thing of the past. According to Indian researchers, e-cigarettes can help people quit smoking by providing them a significantly safer option.
Electronic cigarettes are supposed to be the safer way to get your nicotine fix. However, an e-cigarette explosion at a mall in New Jersey left a woman's bag smoking as she stood at a checkout
While all e-cigarettes emit harmful chemicals, factors such as the temperature, type and age of the device play a role in emission levels, finds a new study. According to the researchers from Lawrence Berkeley
London: E-cigarettes are playing an important role in preventing teenagers from smoking, a new study has claimed. Study conducted by the Centre for Substance Use Research (CSUR) reveals that the there is a decline in
Bengaluru: Karnataka government on Wednesday imposed a ban on sale and use of e-cigarettes in the State with immediate effect. Minister for Health and Family Welfare UT Khader announced the ban on the sale
New York:The e-cigarettes which are considered as a tax advantaged product and also having lower risks than the heavily taxed tobacco cigarettes are indeed more costly than conventional cigarettes in most countries, new study has
New York: A team of US researchers has found that e-cigarettes are toxic and can directly attack lung cells, weakening the immune system and boosting bacterial virulence."The study shows that e-cigarette vapour is not benign
New York: Bored of calls, emails, chats and endless Facebook posts with your smartphone? Now offer your friend an electronic puff with this unique magical device that also works like an e-cigarette.Call it bizarre or
New Delhi: The poll expenditure reports of 16 % of Lok Sabha MPs for 2014 general elections do not match with those of their parties, according to a report by an election reform advocacy group
WASHINGTON: Certain flavourings used in electronic cigarette liquid may alter important cellular functions in lung tissue, according to a new research."The effects of the various chemical components of e-cigarette vapour on lung tissue are largely unknown,"
Washington: Television advertisements for e-cigarettes may be enticing current and even former tobacco smokers to reach for another cigarette, new research reveals.People who smoke tobacco cigarettes daily and who watched e-cigarette advertisements with someone inhaling
Washington: A US study has suggested the e-cigarettes have hooked a new generation of children to nicotine who otherwise might not have taken up smoking at all.The study found e-cigarettes' usage has grown exponentially among
New York: E-cigarettes are less addictive than tobacco cigarettes, finds a research, adding weight to the argument that vaping could help quit smoking."We found that e-cigarettes appear to be less addictive than tobacco cigarettes in
Srinagar: The Election Commission today issued notification for the second phase of the five-phased Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir for 18 constituencies going to polls on December 2.“As recommended by ECI in pursuance of