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No more cigarettes in Vatican
 
(Vatican City, Nov 10, 2017): Pope Francis is saying "Just Say No" to cigarettes.The Vatican announced today that it would no longer sell cigarettes to employees in its duty free shop and supermarket giving up an estimated 10 million euros (USD 11 million) a year in profits.

The Vatican said Francis took the decision because "the Holy See cannot contribute to an activity that clearly damages the health of people." A statement cited World Health Organization data finding that smoking is the cause of more than 7 million deaths annually around the globe.

A 2015 book based on leaked Vatican documents, "Avarice," reported that cigarette sales bring in an estimated 10 million euros a year to the Vatican City State and are the second-most important source of income after tax-free gas sales. (AP)


Pakistan frees Hafiz Saeed from house arrest
Suicide attack kills eight in Afghanistan's east: officials
Pak accuses India of "politicising" humanitarian issues
India, US will continue to work for inclusive growth: Ivanka
'Padmavati' cleared by British Censor Board for UK audience
India, US will continue to work for inclusive growth: Ivanka
Philippines' Duterte cancels communist peace talks
N. Korea criticizes US over designation as terror sponsor
Zimbabwe's incoming leader Mnangagwa jets from South Africa
Trump promises Americans 'huge tax cut' for Christmas
Putin hails Assad for 'fighting terrorists': Kremlin
Iran declares 'victory' over IS
Trump declares North Korea state sponsor of terrorism
Pak Interior Minister wants more time to end Islamabad's siege
Pak, China discuss new US policy in Af, South Asia
Lanka PM appears before bond probe panel
Kenya's Supreme Court upholds Kenyatta election win
Greece unveils flood relief measures as death toll hits 20
Lanka PM appears before bond probe panel
Trump not anti-immigrant: Raj Shah
ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
How 'Prem Kahani' helped bring back the romance of Opera House
 (New Delhi, Nov 24, 2017): "Prem Kahani" may be long forgotten, even by ardent Rajesh Khanna  
Shraddha Kapoor rubbishes nepotism charges over film entry
Men also face sexual abuse in film industry: Radhika Apte
Watch Najim Arshad's song from 'History Of Joy'
KERALA NEWS
Sabarimala pilgrims arrested with liquor bottles
 (Sabarimala, Nov 24, 2017, DG): The Kerala police on Friday arrested six persons for attempti
Munnar delegation: Kanam backs Mani
HC dismisses plea for action against 4 CPI ministers
Thomas Chandy approaches Supreme Court
NATIONAL NEWS
Parliament's Winter Session to be held from Dec 15 to Jan 5
 (New Delhi, Nov 24, 2017, PTI):The Winter Session of Parliament will commence from December
Vasco Da Gama-Patna Express derails in UP, 3 dead, 9 injured
One killed as building collapses in Bhiwandi
UP train derailment: CM announces Rs 2 lakh compensation
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