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Doctors nationwide write to PM Modi to continue ban on e-cigarettes

Thousands of doctors write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to enforce ban on e-ciggarettes despite the claims that the e-ciggarettes are a safer bet. Doctors allege that such claims are misleading and that Tobacco companies want to hook a new generation on nicotine under the allure of safe smoking.
 

India

Larsen and Toubro strikes a deal to buy V G Siddhartha’s stake in MindTree

Larson and Toubro has bought a nearly 21% stake in Mindtree and has made an open offer to get a majority holding. Mindtree’s founders have termed this a hostile takeover approach and have vowed to fight it for as long as it takes.

Reshmi Rea Sinha

Access for all to clean water is essential to eliminating neglected tropical diseases: WHO

On World Water Day, WHO highlights the critical role of access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) to fight against NTDs specifically

Shri Ram Shaw

It's time to snatch Pakistan's nuclear weapons

The Pakistan government has no control over the country and considering Pakistan's history of political instability, its nuclear weapons could well fall in the hands of the terrorists. And that could lead to a nuclear apocalypse.  
 

Satish Pednekar

Recalling cash-for-votes trend in Tamil Nadu elections, a DMK legacy

Tamil Nadu is known as the state where one seemingly cannot win the election without offering voters some cash. The cash-for-votes- strategy which draws people together through one common factor; money, was started by the DMK. We look back at how it all began.

Balakumar Kuppuswamy