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Smoking Kills Almost A Million Indians Per Year

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.

BlackBerry Services Will be Terminated in U.A.E. & Saudi Arabia

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).

Sony India retains Lintas

The electronics major has just completed a review process of its media agency of record, and has retained the incumbent Lintas Media Group, in a year which has been dotted with high-profile media pitches! The other agencies in the...

Can Meena Build Another Google for India ?

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

Superstitions across different countries – An Overview

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.

InfoSecure Consulting launches online retailer TimTara.com

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.

iPhone 4 Offer In India: Grab For Less Than Rs. 15K

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 150M 3G connections by 2014 !

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.

A portal for young Enterpreneurs & SMBs

Bangalore-based Aspire Media has launched SmallEnterpriseIndia.com that aims to provide industry statistics, opportunities in the market and relevant business trends to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in India.

iPhone 4 launch in India

Vodafone Essar announced that it will launch the Apple iPhone 4 in India. It is likely that the iPhone 4's India launch date will be sometime in late September when the phone is slated for release in 88 countries worldwide. Earlier versions of Apple's iPhone are officially available in India through Vodafone and Airtel.
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