Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with India 7,427 headlines found

22 Views

[Asia] India raises tax on cigarettes

India has raised the total tax on cigarettes resulting in an increase of as much as 792 rupees ($12.31) for every 1,000 cigarettes, adding about 50 billion rupees ($777 million) in revenues for the government, finance minister Arun Jaitley said. The high
Reuters
added Jul 17, 2017 17:12
22 Views

[Asia, India] Thailand on front lines of tobacco control

Thailand has won praise from a United Nations conference on tobacco control for its success in fighting off legal challenges from the tobacco industry in the last two years. Thailand requires some of the world's largest pictorial warnings and is moving
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:20
22 Views

[Asia] India cigarette maker ITC's CEO Deveshwar to step down next year

ITC's board had "strongly urged" Deveshwar to continue as CEO, but he wanted the company to have a younger leader, according to a regulatory filing on Tuesday. The company did not name a successor to Deveshwar. Deveshwar, 69, joined ITC in 1968, accordi
Reuters
added Jun 21, 2016 19:30
21 Views

[Asia, India] "Not possible to print bigger warnings", says Beedi makers after cigarette production halts

Beedi manufacturers across India on Thursday joined cigarette makers in stopping production, saying it's "not possible to print" warnings covering 85% of packets as required under a new government rule.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 7, 2016 18:37
21 Views

[Asia] Japan Tobacco eyes stake in Godfrey Phillips India

Japan Tobacco (JT), the world’s third-largest listed tobacco company, is in talks to acquire a part of the promoter’s stake in Godfrey Phillips India (GPI), reports a business daily. The KK Modi Group, which owns ~47% in GPI, is also believed to be in t
India Infoline.com
added Jan 13, 2016 07:01
21 Views

[India] Rajasthan Govt Cuts Tax On Tobacco, Its Products By 20-30%

The Rajasthan government has reduced value added tax (VAT) on tobacco and its products (excluding bidi) by 20-30 per cent, effective 12 June. The state government was of opinion that it is expedient in public interest to reduce the VAT on tobacco and its
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 21, 2015 16:39
20 Views

[Asia, India] 'Smoking in public place, advertisements of Tobacco product is punishable under COTPA'

Various laws enforced for public health and safety is useless in the state of Manipur as no law enforcers have ever acted as per the provisions provided in the act. Yes, Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003 (COTPA) which was enacted in the sta
E-Pao.net (in)
added May 26, 2018 00:28
20 Views

[Asia, India] FDI proposal raises Prakasam tobacco growers’ hopes

Farmers in traditional tobacco-growing areas in Prakasam district, which accounts for more than 50% of the State’s production, are jubilant as the Centre mulls over allowing Foreign Direct Investment in cigarette manufacturing. India, which is now being
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 10, 2018 22:42
20 Views

[Africa, Asia, India] Algeria, Among First Countries to Sign Tobacco Control Convention

Algeria signed the WHO framework convention in 2006 and included it in its laws, said the minister at the opening of the preparatory meeting of the Conference of the Parties... Some 150 representatives from 47 African countries attend this two-day prepa
All-Africa.com
added Oct 11, 2016 20:27
20 Views

[Asia, India] Tobacco firms may get 2 months to sell stock with 40 per cent warning

In what could be a major relief to tobacco manufactures, the ministry of law has suggested to the ministry of health to give a grace period of two months to tobacco manufacturers for clearing the remainder of the stocks carrying 40 per cent pictorial warn
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Apr 30, 2016 20:32
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines