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Hookah adversely affects heart health

Studies reveal that smoking tobacco from a Hookah affects heart health.

10 Mar 2019 1:31 PM

Warning: Shisha spikes sugar levels

A recent study has linked shisha smoking to an increased risk in diabetes and obesity.

07 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

India's tobacco exports rise 7 pc to Rs 1,447.80 crore in April-June

During the full 2017-18 fiscal, the country had exported 2,12,916 tonnes worth Rs 5,539.94 crore of tobacco and its products.

16 Aug 2018 12:47 PM

Hookahs more harmful than traditional cigarettes: Study

Stiffening of arteries and the aorta are important signs of progression of hypertension, which raises the risk of heart attacks, stroke.

05 Aug 2018 6:40 PM

Social media promoting hookah use, new study finds

This is despite the fact it can cause serious health risks

29 Jun 2018 2:12 PM


Hookah behind half of tobacco smoking in young: study

This is why smoke loads can be so large for hookah users, even if they use infrequently.

17 May 2018 3:24 PM

Hookah bars to toe the line

Amit Sadarangani, owner at Flip Bar and Kitchen, is of the belief that it is the one bad fish making the whole pond dirty.

21 Mar 2018 12:13 AM

29-year-old in Mumbai develops chest infection after smoking hookah with 'magic coal'

The IT engineer was rushed to a hospital two weeks back and diagnosed for breathlessness, respiratory failure and chest infection.

26 Feb 2018 3:00 PM

A smokey situation

Following the Kamala Mills fire, which likely started at a hookah parlour, sheesha bars across the city are laying low.

12 Jan 2018 12:09 AM

Hookahs to be no longer allowed in hotels, eateries

The new rule will fix the loophole and will regulate the use of hookahs.

27 May 2017 2:00 AM


Four minors booked for sodomising 8-year-old boy

The minor boys have been booked by Shivaji Nagar police station and were detained for questioning.

02 May 2017 2:42 AM

Smoker's health may suffer due to heat of hookah pipe

Flavourful tobacco in hookah pipes normally burns with specially made charcoal briquettes, which can contain heavy metals or other toxins.

04 Apr 2017 11:26 AM

Instagram being used to promote hookah use: study

People who smoke hookah are using the social media platform to promote the use through party pictures

14 Jan 2017 4:47 PM

Tobacco levels on labels for hookah misleading: study

The actual levels of nicotine vary anywhere from 75 per cent less to three times higher than the amount stated on packaging

18 Dec 2016 5:54 PM