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Hot tea tied to higher cancer risk for smokers and drinkers: study

BEIJING: Drinking scalding hot tea is associated with an increased risk of esophageal tumors in people who also smoke and drink alcohol, two habits that already make many cancers more likely, a Chinese study suggests. Among Chinese adults who drank at least one beer, cocktail or glass of wine daily, those who also consumed burning hot tea every day were 5 times more likely to develop esophageal cancer than people who drank tea at any temperature less than once a week, the study found. For current smokers, drinking…

Railway station where Modi sold tea to get Rs 80 million facelift

AHMEDABAD: The Indian government has decided to give Vadnagar railway station, almost 95 km from Ahmedabad, a Rs 8 crore facelift. This is the same railway stand where Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi would sell tea as a boy at his father's tea stall. The announcement to this effect was recently made by Union minister of state for railways Manoj Sinha. Giving details about the facelift project, divisional railway manager Dinesh Kumar said that the entire project of developing Vadnagar and adjoining places in Mehsana…

Houseowner throws tea at minor maid in Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA: In another case of domestic violence, a house owner allegedly threw hot tea on a minor maid in Gujranwala district of Punjab province, ARY News reported. The twelve-year-old girl Rukhsana was employed at the house of Asif in Garden Town in Gujranwala. She reportedly suffered torture after delay in bringing tea to his owner. The young girl was taken to Civil Hospital Gujranwala. She has suffered from severe burns to her face and was provided medical aid. Police have recorded the statement of the young…

A little change for sure: Rizvi visits JI-PTI election camp, served tea

KARACHI: Though politics in Karachi has always been filled with heated arguments and clashes between rival political workers, but it witnessed a pleasant change today when Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) senior member Haider Abbas Rizvi visited the election camp of Jamaat e Islami (JI) and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), ARY News reported.