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[Asia, India] Mumbai: Russian slaps airline employee who asked her to stop smoking

A Russian passenger of Indian origin slapped a Turkish Airlines employee, only because she was told not to smoke at the Arrivals area of Terminal 2. The incident took place at around 8 am on Monday, after 29-year-old Nina Patel arrived from Istanbul at 5
Mid-day.com (in)
added Jan 13, 2015 09:35
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[Asia, India] Grim situation in intl markets: Tobacco Board chairman Gopal

Predicting fall in demand in the international markets for tobacco produces, Indian Tobacco Board chairman Dr K Gopal has cautioned the farmers against going overboard with additional crop. He said that sticking to the crop size fixed by the board could o
Times of India
added Jan 5, 2015 16:27
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[Asia] Gutka ban is good for India’s youth: WHO study

It revealed that the support for gutka ban is very high (92 percent) across the studied jurisdictions. There was also an almost universal agreement (99 percent) that gutka ban was good for the health of Indian youths, the study said. Approximately 80 per
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Dec 23, 2014 21:54
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India To Ban Sale Of Unpackaged Cigarettes

Indian Health and Family Welfare Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda has assured the Parliament that the Narendra Modi government will impose a ban on the sale of loose cigarettes in the coming days. He informed the House that the government accepted the UN’s
InSerbia (rs)
added Dec 1, 2014 13:27
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Cigar-store Indian is worth thousands

Is an old barber pole or carved cigar-store Indian worth as much as an oil painting of the same age? Some collectors today think so. One bidder paid $42,550 for a well-documented Indian maiden cigar store figure at a 2014 antiques auction.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 28, 2014 12:16
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[Asia] Fugitive Guru Arrested After Standoff With Indian Police

He preaches with special vigor against the use of alcohol or tobacco. Those who smoke tobacco, he said in one videotaped sermon, “will be reborn as a dog in the next 70 lives.”
New York Times
added Nov 19, 2014 12:24
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[Asia] Cigarette packets to look frightening in India with 85% pictorial warning

But in the next few months we will see that the packets will be completely full of pictorial warning, occupying as much as around 85 percent of the real estate on a cigarette packet. And the Indian government has made it very clear that it is going to ge
NVO-Northern Voices Online (in)
added Oct 31, 2014 19:06
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[New York] Cayuga Nation cigarette plant standoff

A chain link fence separated the two groups as they stayed in position to prevent others from coming entering or exiting Great Swamp Enterprise, the cigarette factory owned and operated by Cayuga Indian Nation. A dispute over leadership has divided the
13WHAM TV (Rochester, NY)
added Sep 16, 2014 02:43
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[Asia, India] VIDEO: Is It Okay For Women To Smoke? Mumbaikars React!

video by Bol Public Bol attempts to establish that Indian society is full of hypocrites. The team went on the streets of Mumbai and asked men about their opinion on women who smoke. While one guy gave a speech about how 'Indian culture' forbids women to s
Times of India
added Sep 4, 2014 13:43
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[Asia] Cigarette tax hike is Indian government’s ‘biggest achievement’ of first 100 days

The Economic Times of India has said that the biggest achievement during the first 100 days of the new Indian government has been the imposition of the largest-ever hike in excise duty on cigarettes.
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 3, 2014 16:48
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