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When it comes to smoking bidi and hookah, the name ‘India’ is not very far behind. India is ranked first in COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease deaths. Smoking has always been a problem and it’s after effects have often very easily been neglected. India with about 2.65 million patients followed by China with 2.57 million and Japan with 2.12 COPD patients, stands at top of the charts as detected in a survey which has created chaos amongst people. Within India, Assam is all set to break the record in the percentage of COPD. Dr. Basanta Hazarika, Associate Professor, pulmonary medicine, Gauhati Medical College, gives the readers some information about COPD and the causes behind it. “COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Read more

[box_dark]The appeal letter from the employees< By Shiv Kumar, General Secretary, MSEU on behalf of MSEU, SPIEU and SMIEU201115th October> of Maruti had contained the following –[/box_dark] 1-The Maruti Suzuki Employees Union (MSEU), Suzuki Powertrain India Employees Union (SPIEU) and Suzuki Motorcycle India Employees Union (SMIEU) been on strike in plants in Gurgaon-Manesar from the 7th of October, 2011, demanding rights to respectable and non-precarious employment and unionization. 2-It was a struggle for dignity and right to organise, more importantly for the contract workers among them. Because their working conditions had questioned the Labour Act itself. 3-To break the unity of employees ,the management of Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, Manesar continued to indulge in anti-worker activities and increasingly harass them Read more