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India might ban lavish weddings, feed poor instead

India is considering adopting a policy from its impoverished and war-torn neighbor Afghanistan to help tackle a domestic food crisis: rein in lavish wedding parties of the rich. The government is mulling a...
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Beijing “Tobacco Free” By 2015

The Health Bureau in China has revealed that in a bid to stub out smoking, troche Beijing is working on making all public spaces - including work sites and transportation options - tobacco-free by the end of 2...
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NY seeks to ban sugary drinks from food stamp buys

New York doesn't want anyone to buy soda using food stamps.The New York Times reports officials in that city are seeking to ban people from using of food stamps to buy soft drinks, an attempt to improve the he...
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BlackBerry Services Banned in Saudi Arabia

Ignoring RIM CEO Mike Lazardis' threat that this would lead to bigger things, the Saudi Arabian government went ahead and turned off the BlackBerry data services as of about 4am EST today. This has not made cit...