IN A CAPSULE Drinking tea ‘cuts risk of dying early’ Drinking tea can cut your risk of dying prematurely, say researchers according to the Daily Mail. A study shows that drinking tea reduces the risk of dying from causes unrelated ..
How to deal with road emergencies You could be driving along when the engine stalls or the car accelerates suddenly and unintentionally, or you have a flat tyre. Learn what to do in these sticky situations before you summon help. Blown tyre Do..
Beware of artificially ripened fruits Ripening of fruits makes them edible and nutritious. In nature, fruits ripen after attainment of proper maturity by a sequence of physiological and biochemical events. Whether fruits ripen on the plant or ..
Charging entry fee not unfair trade practice Does the imposition of an entry fee amount to imposing unjustified costs on a consumer? Is it an unfair or restrictive trade practice? This interesting issue has been decided by the National Commiss..
FROM THE LAB How healthy are malt-based beverages? Touted as health or energy drinks for children, malt-based beverages are very popular today. But how valid are their health claims? We picked nine popular health drinks aimed at children and t..
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CERC NEWSLINE CERC suggests CP Act Amendments CERC has sent detailed comments on the Draft proposed by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs for amendments to the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 making nearly 40 suggestions. Some of the major suggest..
HEALTH UPDATE The cancer tests you really needâ€”and those you don’t Based on talks with experts and review of current research, Consumer Reports Health gives you the following advice: Breast cancer: Women with dense breastsâ€”..
NEWS FLASH Tax on sugary drinks in latest Budget Prices of fizzy sugary drinks will increase with the Government levying an excise hike in an attempt to curb consumption of the drinks blamed for increasing obesity. The tax measure will also ap..
Hotelier-philanthropist and CERS Trustee Jehangir Cama passes away at 76 Ahmedabad-based hotelier and philanthropist who started the Cama Hotel, one of the first luxury cum business hotels in the city in 1960, Mr Jehangir R.J. Cama, passed awa..