Marlboro-maker Philip Morris’ new year resolution to ‘give up cigarettes’

Philip Morris

HIGHLIGHTS Marlboro maker Philip Morris have taken out full-page ads in newspapers in the UK saying that their ‘New Year’s resolution’ is to “give up cigarettes” Philip Morris’ website also focuses on use of e-cigarettes which they say term as “less harmful, yet satisfying, alternatives to smoking” NEW DELHI: Makers of leading cigarette brand Marlboro- Philip Morris have taken out full-page ads in newspapers in the UK saying that their ‘New Year’s resolution’ is to “give up cigarettes”. “It won’t be easy. But we are determined to turn our vision into a reality,” the…

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Edward Snowden says reporter who exposed Aadhaar ‘breach’ deserves an award

Edward Snowden

American whistleblower Edward Snowden on Tuesday came out in support of a national daily reporter, who has been booked for exposing alleged flaws in Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) system. The Tribune newspaper had reported last week that its journalist was able to track down people offering access to the Aadhaar data for Rs 500. On January 7, the UIDAI filed a case against the journalist and three others named in her report, leading to widespread criticism. Taking to Twitter, Snowden said instead of an investigation, the journalist needed to be…

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