According to a research which was published in the year 2008, smoking is killing nearly a million people a year in India, exacting a higher toll than previously thought, but allied problems are often different to those seen in the West. A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows Indian smokers prefer traditional leaf-wrapped, hand-rolled "beedis" to manufactured filter brands, and are more likely to die of tuberculosis than cancer; and,they almost never quit.Smoking can cause enough damage to the lungs that the latent infection can no longer be contained, researchers said.As a result, tuberculosis is the most common cause of smoking-related deaths among Indian men. Also, smoking has a very harmful effect on the reproductive organs.
Keeping national security as prime concern, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) has announced today that BlackBerry's Email, web browsing and chat services will be terminated inside the country very soon. Within hours of such announcement Saudi Arabia also has joined the row and declared the suspension of BlackBerry services in the country. Since India shares the same mindset with UAE & Saudi Arabia over BlackBerry's operational model, there are high chances for India to take similar action towards RIM ( BlackBerry).
Meena wants to become a computer engineer. She believes that if she works hard enough, she can build her own “big business”—maybe a Google. So she is determined to complete her schooling and earn an engineering degree. Young girls like Meena, just 16 years old but with the ambition and confidence to enter the tech world, are a rare commodity even in Silicon Valley
Some believe that a superstition is anything that people believe that is based on myth, magic, or irrational thoughts. They are beliefs that are steeped in lore or tradition, and it is usually difficult to pinpoint the exact origin. Here is a brief compilation of Superstitions which are prevalent across different countries.
Noida, India-based InfoSecure Consulting has launched TimTara.com, an online retailer that currently offers products across different categories like laptops, mobile phones, cameras, branded shirts, perfumes, watches, books, flowers and customized mugs.
Your company would be growing like anything...You may be enjoying the attention you get from all this but there will also be a thing which you may not be noticing....growing need for Cash to sustain this growth. You may get succeed as there are many VC's in the market who are willing to en-cash the superb business idea and adopt your baby (your company). But what if later one day you get forced by the same VC to depart and leave you own baby ? That exactly what happened with Alok Kejriwal, founder, Mobile2win, who recently talked about the 'toughest decision' in his life.
Official launch of iPhone 4.0 is still 10 days and 4 months away in US & India subsequently but people have already started talking, evaluation about its features, affordability and charm of having new Apple jeans in hand. Few of people even started imagine, demanding and proposing the furthermore feature in iPhone 5.0. Its sows the craze about the new species of Apple called iPhone4.0.
India will have 150 million 3G connections by 2014, according to a new forecast from Wireless Intelligence, a service of trade group GSMA Ltd. Indian authorities just completed a long, convoluted auction process which was marked by delays, thanks to classic bureaucratic snafus. The auction raised about $11 billion, a price tag guaranteed to make the 3G rollouts slow and 3G access expensive.