According to latest data, the number of regular users of e-cigarettes was reported to be 600,000 at the beginning of 2013 but the number has risen to over a million within months.
The gadgets are available widely in supermarkets across the nation. They were initially designed to help the smokers quit the unhealthy habit but now it has been seen that these are prompting even the children to take up the habit.
According to reports, a new research has found a link between Alzheimer's disease and a disorder called sleep-disordered breathing (SDB).
The researchers say that the problem may be an early sign of the dementia. The term SDB refers to conditions that have impact on breathing during sleep. Most common of these is obstructive sleep apnoea.
The special liquidators Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) have been given a period of four months to sell its the €27 billion loan book.
The state-run bank went into liquidation on 7 February, 2013 and the government had said that the loans would be sold by August and any assets not sold till that time would be transferred to the National Asset Management Agency for sale over time.
Not convinced with the Indian government’s measures to reform the economy, Standard & Poor's (S&P) has reiterated its negative outlook on the country’s sovereign credit rating, which is one notch above "junk" status.
Indian automotive giant Tata Motors Ltd has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary TML Holdings Pte Ltd has raised Rs 1,545 crore (S$350 million) in Singapore notes.
The Singapore notes, which carry an interest rate of 4.25 per cent, will be due in year 2018.
A large sunspot that was just emerging around the sun's limb unleashed four X-ray flares earlier this week. Each of them was more powerful than anything being seen so far in 2013. The scientists have revealed that the spot is approaching the sun's central meridian this weekend.
A 19-year-old high-school student from Romania developed an artificial intelligent self-driving car. He was rewarded with a $75,000 scholarship on Friday at an international science and engineering fair. It slashes the cost of technology as well.
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