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The Ban on Greyhound Racing in the ACT

This is a big issue in the Australian Capital Territory as the Greyhound Industry gears up for a legal challenge to the governments disbandment...

Asthma Decrease because of Smoking Bans

New research shows that smoking bans spare many children with asthma from being hospitalized, a finding that suggests smoke-free laws have even greater health...

The Positive Effects of the Smoking Ban in England

<!-- @page { margin: 2cm } P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm } -->   Researchers from Bath University have concluded that the smoking ban has resulted in...

Pros And Cons of I-Pods In School

It's no news that iPods have quite a following and can be literally found everywhere. But, is it right to use it in the...

Five Easy Ways To Stop Smoking

When it comes to smoking it is important to realize that there is no quick and easy method of giving up. However, there are...

What Are The Positive Effects of The Smoking Ban In England

<!-- @page { margin: 2cm } P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm } --> Researchers from Bath University have concluded that the smoking ban has resulted in...

Bajrang Sena Wants to Ban Sale of Kamasutra Books at Khajuraho...

Right-wing activists and organisations have always been harping about ancient Indian wisdom and how we should follow the practices of our forefathers. But there...

BJP Legislator Ramesh Arora Wants Momos Banned, Says They Cause Cancer...

Who doesn't like soft, melt-in-the-mouth momos? Who can have a problem with these delicious dumplings? A politician, of course. A BJP MLC from Jammu...

Theresa May Protest Song ‘Liar Liar GE2017’ is Number Four on...

What's common between Daddy Yankee, DJ Khaled, Liam Payne and UK Prime Minister Theresa May? They are all on the UK Top 40 singles...

Angry Twitter Users Boycott Make My Trip After Founder Keyur Joshi...

It all started with a couple of tweets from Keyur Joshi, the founder of travel portal Make My Trip. Joshi was angry with the...

Villagers Threaten to Boycott Church that Banned Yoga Because it Was...

Villagers in Blaenporth, Ceredigion, Wales, have treated to boycott St David’s Church after the church ruled that yoga would not be allowed in the...

China Bans ‘Religious’ Muslim Baby Names in Xinjiang

China has banned several Islamic names with religious overtones the district of the predominantly-Muslim Uighur population in Xinjiang. Twenty-nine names, including Islam, Quran, Mecca, Jihad, Imam,...

Too Much Political Correctness? Cardiff Uni Bans All Words With Man

In this era of political correctness, people are becoming very cautious about their choice of words. Sexist terms, racial and homophobic slurs can come...

The CBFC Does Not Have an Issue with Your Fantasies –...

On February 23, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) declared that it cannot award a certificate to the film Lipstick Under My Burkha. Lipstick...

The FOMO Times: February 13, 2017

Generally, we start off with City news. Today, we would be daft to do that. Sunday was a night of award shows. The Grammys and...

Starbucks CEO Says They Will Hire 10,000 Refugees

Howard Schultz, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Starbucks, has said that the International coffee chain plans to hire 10,000 refugees over five years in 75 countries....

Kalki Koechlin: People are afraid to mention Pakistan in India

Two nations, India and Pakistan and a lot of conflict, political issues, and tension at the borders. Amidst of all this, two wonderful women...

The Lazy Times: January 27, 2017

Who has the time to keep with all of the day’s news? Yes, we understand your problem. Bayside Journal brings to you all the...

10 Things You Need to Know about Jallikattu

Jallikattu has been in the public eye over the past few days with protestors openly defying the Supreme Court ban on the ancient sport....

Tamil Nadu Defies Ban against Jallikattu

On January 13, Friday, several Jallikattu events were held in Tamil Nadu in Madurai and Cuddalore openly defying the SC’s ban on the ancient...

“Why should Pakistan be concerned about peace when India doesn’t want...

When the Indian Motion Picture Producers’ Association (IMPPA) decided to ban Pakistani actors from working in India, Pakistan banned the release of Bollywood movies...

St Xavier’s College Bans Ripped Jeans

Bans seem to be in vogue, and this time a Mumbai college has banned ripped jeans for its students. Earlier this week, St. Xavier’s...

These Professions Are the Worst Hit by Currency Ban

With the currency ban coming into effect this week, small-time vendors are having slow business days and finding it difficult to provide change for Rs....

Note Ban Has Big Impact on Small-Time Vendors

It’s only been a few hours since PM Modi addressed the nation, declaring that currency notes of 500 and 1000 rupees will be considered...

After Penguin Death, Indian Zoos May Not be Allowed to Import...

The recent death of a Humboldt penguin at the Byculla Zoo has prompted the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) to request that animals should not...

Politicians and Journalists Question the NDTV India Ban

NDTV India, one of India's leading news channels, may be taken off air for 24 hours by the government for revealing 'strategically sensitive details'...

Burkini on the Beach

Recently, there has been a lot of furore about the burkini in France. For a lay person in India, understanding what the controversy is...

The Strangest Things That Have Been Banned in Schools

Weapons, sharp objects, provocative clothing and cellphones are understandably banned in most schools. But what happens when schools start banning stuff like blankets and...

England vs. Pakistan Preview: The Return of Mohammad Amir

After a five-year suspension from competitive cricket, Mohammad Amir who was once hailed as the next Wasim Akram, is all set to make a...

Nihalani Goes After Kashyap With a Vengeance, Bans Haraamkhor Now

After all the fracas surrounding Udta Punjab, you would have thought the Censor Board would have learned its lesson. If only. The Nihalani-led CBFC...

Why the Censor Board Really Banned Udta Punjab

Udta Punjab, an upcoming film starring Bollywood stars Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and Punjabi superstar Diljit Dosanjh has not been given a...

Residents of Maharashtra Can Eat Beef Once Again

Residents of Maharashtra will be able to consume beef more than a year after it was outlawed after the Bombay High Court allowed possession and...

AIMIM Leader Threatens to Smear Black Ink on Trupti Desai if...

Activist Trupti Desai has received yet another threat for her campaign to bring about gender equality in places of worship. She had launched the campaign...

How Keralites Celebrated Their First Alcohol-Free Vishu

The whole state of God’s Own Country was in an uproar when the State Government declared a ban on all alcohol outlets except 5...

China Bans Gay Romance, Smoking and Drinking From TV

China has banned the depiction of same-sex romance on television as part of a suppression of "vulgar, immoral and unhealthy content". Chinese censors are not...

Saudi Arabia Bans Women From Starbucks

Women in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia have been barred from entering Starbucks. A notice was posted on the window of a Riyadh store of the popular...

Now Muslim Women Fight Ban Against Their Entry into Haji Ali...

IT IS ON! Women in India have finally began voicing their opinions against the never-ending patriarchal religious system. What is even better, is that...

Pakistani Clerics Block Bill to Ban Child Marriages, Call It Un-Islamic

A bill to ban child marriages and impose harsher penalties on those who conduct child marriages has been shot down after Pakistani clerics branded...

We Are Selling More Kites Than Ever This Year

I remember jumping across terraces and fighting for the ‘kati patang’ on the Independence Day when I was a 10-year-old in Delhi. I have...

5 Things The Indian Youth Needs in 2016

2015 was a tumultuous year for India. We had bans, censorship and heated debates on important issues like net neutrality, intolerance, caste division and...

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Andaz Apna Apna turns 21 today! It means it can now drink beer and wine in bars, officially. We all want to sit around...

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