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LICs investment in ITC makes govt party to tobacco promotion PIL

The Bombay High Court on Thursday heard a petition alleging that PSU insurers such as LIC are going against the government’s anti-tobacco stand by investing in cigarette manufacturing company ITC. The World Health Organization tobacco treaty bars the government from investing in tobacco companies, they said. The petitioners also said that the investments make the government party to tobacco’s promotion. The six petitioners include the Managing Trustee of the Tata Trusts, Lakshman Sethuraman, Ashish Deshmukh, Member of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, Sumitra Hooda Pednekar, widow of a Maharashtra Minister who died of throat cancer, Pankaj Chaturvedi, a Surgeon…

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WhatsApp Text Status Feature Makes a Return With ‘About’ Description

WhatsApp did a major overhaul by introducing Snapchat-like WhatsApp Status a while back. It was met with a lot of criticism from many users who wanted the old text-based status message back. Now, with WhatsApp’s latest beta, the company is testing just that. In the latest Android beta version 2.17.95, users are now seeing the revival of the old status message feature. The feature is still being tested, but this indicates that it should arrive in the stable version soon. If you want to use it immediately, we suggest you…

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Sidharth Malhotra’s Fitness Secrets: What Makes Him So Lean and Chiseled?

He is one of the most desirable men of Bollywood. His chiseled body and lean physique stirs waves of envy in most men. Sidharth Malhotra started his acting career in the year 2012 opposite two other extremely talented debutants – Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan. His very first movie, Karan Johar’s Student of the Year, sky-rocketed him to success. In his 4 years of Bollywood career, Sidharth has delivered laudable performances in six diverse movies besides winning humongous female attention. His is undeniably, unarguably one of the best male bodies…

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Coffee Makes You Too Jittery? There’s a Green Alternative

Image via iStock Matcha tea has been touted as a superfood because it’s high in antioxidants and vitamins. But most who drink it have a simpler mission: It’s their morning cuppa. A majority of Americans drink at least one caffeinated beverage per day, but the side effects can be unpleasant. Vandana Sheth, a registered dietician for 18 years, said many of her clients want a morning jolt but do not like the headaches, racing heart and sweaty palms that go along with several cups of coffee. For these people, she…

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Shilpa Shetty Kundra’s Diet: What Makes This Stunner So Effortlessly Perfect

Deciphering Shilpa Shetty Kundra’s fitness secret is easy, as she has long been proclaiming fitness as her way of life. The actress has always been on top of her game from showing her dance moves on super hit Bollywood numbers to winning Celebrity Big Brother 5 in 2007. Her svelte body is enviable and what goes behind maintaining it is beyond laudable. She makes fitness sound fun and easy as opposed to those who paint a dreadful picture.Fitness isn’t always about following contemporary trends, but more about knowing your body…

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Google Makes OTA pix to be had for Nexus devices alongside factory pictures

earlier than every new Android model comes out within the marketplace, Google releases numerous preview updates for testing, after which the very last replace. those updates are to begin with made to be had most effective to pick out Nexus devices through manufacturing unit pictures. users needed to liberate bootloader on their smartphones to get the modern-day replace, however at the expense of wiping their telephone statistics absolutely. but, Google is now making to be had the total over-the-air (OTA) binary pics for Nexus gadgets. customers can sideload those pics…

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