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India's ITC Ltd June qtr profit up about 7.4 pct

India's Itc Ltd :June quarter profit 25.61 billion rupees versus profit of 23.85 billion rupees last year.Consensus forecast for June quarter net profit was 25.81 billion rupees.June quarter total income 142.77 billion rupees versus 136.74 billion rupees
Reuters
added Jul 28, 2017 20:20
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[Asia] Over 2 million Indians registered for anti-tobacco programmes in 2016, says WHO

WHO has said more than 20 lakh people enrolled themselves in the first year of a quit- tobacco initiative of the Indian government and also advocated harnessing mobile technology for personalised advice. Considering the high interest in quitting among to
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 23, 2017 20:08
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[Asia] India's Delhi government tells Philip Morris to remove all ads

and other tobacco companies on Saturday to remove all advertisements from tobacco shops in the city, warning them of legal action if they do not comply. The order, sent by Delhi state's chief tobacco control officer S. K. Arora, comes days after Reuters
Reuters
added Jul 23, 2017 15:17
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[India] Tobacco Tax U-Turn Burns $7 Billion Hole in ITC's Market Cap

ITC Ltd., Asia’s second-largest cigarette maker by value, plunged the most in 25 years after India surprised investors by raising levies on tobacco products. The stock slumped 12 percent to 285.1 rupees at 3:12 p.m. in Mumbai, erasing $7.5 billion from
Bloomberg News
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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[Asia, India] Mangaluru: Health care workers launch 'Smoke free home' initiative

A community wide intervention to promote smoke free homes in the city with the help of primary health care workers was launched at the Primary Health Centre in Bondel on June 27. This intervention was held by Health and Family Welfare Services – DK, Distr
Daijiworld.com (in)
added Jun 29, 2017 09:39
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[Asia, India] Proposed 18% GST on purchase of unmanufactured tobacco riles farmers

The proposed levy of 18% Goods and Services Tax (GST) on purchase of unmanufactured tobacco has become a source of concern to the tobacco farmers in Karnataka. Hitherto, traders and manufacturers were exempted from paying any tax while purchasing tobacc
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 16, 2017 00:12
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[Asia] India Acts to Save Lives by Taxing Cigarettes, Bidis at Highest Rate

The GST negotiations in India featured intensive lobbying by every sector of the tobacco industry, including major cigarette companies, bidi “barons” and smokeless tobacco manufacturers. By subjecting tobacco to the highest GST rate, the government of In
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 8, 2017 14:41
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[Asia, India] Govt bans hookahs in hotels, airports

The government has decided to ban the sale and use of hookahs in hotels, restaurants and even airports while smoking is otherwise legally permitted. According to an official notification of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on May 23, the go
Millennium Post (in)
added May 26, 2017 01:19
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[Asia] Ban on tobacco, gutka showing a dip in oral cancer cases in India: Dr. Pankaj Chaturvedi

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Centre for Disease Control’s National Tobacco Survey have indicated a dip in tobacco consumption in India among males. These are attributed mainly to the ban on tobacco and gutka use in public place
Pharmabiz.com (in)
added May 19, 2017 21:47
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[Asia, India] Delhi University students to recycle cigarette butts

Enactus SVC, through its project “CiggB”, will collect and recycle cigarette butts. Apart from saving the environment, the process will also generate wages for the poor. The team has around seven female and four male rag pickers as their beneficiary targ
Asian Age (in)
added May 11, 2017 14:44
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