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Smoking ban may persuade light users to kick the butt

New York: Smoking bans can influence light users to give up or non-users never to take up smoking cigarettes, finds a study. The study found that young males who were light smokers before a smoking ban was instituted in their area were more likely to give up cigarettes after a ban came into effect. Smokers

Aryans Techno-Cultural fest kick starts on Aryans Campus

Patiala: The three-day youth festival of Punjabi University, Patiala-Fatehgarh zone having around 4000 students of 44 participating colleges falling under Fatehgarh zone on Sunday got its start at the Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura. Dr M P Poonia, Director, NITTR was the Chief Guest, Dean, Punjabi University, Patiala Dr Kulbir Singh Dhillon was the Guest

Sleep well at 11 and kick the substances out in your teens

New York: Sleep duration and quality of sleep during late childhood may affect the use of alcohol and cannabis later in adolescence years, a study has found. “Improve the amount and quality of sleep during late childhood as it would benefit in terms of reducing substance use in later life,” said Assistant Professor Brant P.

Indian-Americans kick off foot campaign for Trump

Washington: Indian-American supporters of the Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump have launched the traditional door-to-door campaign, arguing that this mode of campaigning is still an effective tool to win people’s heart ahead of the November 8 general elections. Volunteers of Indian-Americans for Trump 2016 started old-fashioned campaigning to sell Trump and his agenda for American

Distance from tobacco shop may help you kick the butt: study

London: Smokers who have to walk 500 metresor longer from their home to the nearest tobacco shop are more likely to kick the butt, a new Finnish study suggests. Smoking is a global health risk. Retail outlets in residential neighbourhoods have gotten attention as potential targets for policies to reduce smoking, researchers said. Anna Pulakka

PM to kick off campaign to rekindle spirit of patriotism

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi willkick off a mega BJP campaign ’70 saal azadi-yaad karo kurbani’ on August 9, the 75th year of Quit India movement, and virtually the entire Council of Ministers will travel across the country to “rekindle the spirit of patriotism”. Senior party leader M Venkaiah Naidu announced the details of