Reputed global research institutions have held that e-cigarettes are at least 95% less harmful than traditional cigarettes, and some have even recommended encouraging smokers to switch to this less harmful alternative.
Vaping is deemed to be “less harmful” than cigarettes as it does not burn tobacco but heats the liquid chemicals into a vapour or steam that a person inhales.
Nifty ended the day with a gain or 23.05 points of 0.21 per cent at 10,840 while the Bombay Stock Exchange’s Sensex 30 index closed at 36,563.88, an increase of 82.79 points or 0.23 per cent.
Paralympian gold medalist Sumit Antil at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel rings the bell during inaugural ceremony of Youth Parliament at Karnavati University in Gandhinagar.PTI Photo
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath speaks at the inaugural function of the week-long 'Maharana Pratap Shiksha Parishad Foundation Day' celebration, in Gorakhpur.PTI Photo
Farmers stage a protest demanding a legal guarantee for the procurement of crops at MSP, at Singhu border in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Atul Yadav
Chairperson of Public Accounts Committee Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury addresses during the inaugural function marking centennial year celebration of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), in the Central Hall of Parliament House in...PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.