Headlines Tagged with India — 7,255 headlines found
Kailash Sharma, director of academics at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, has cited leaked government and tobacco industry documents to seek a probe into whether a Union home ministry note allegedly depicting tobacco control as an unhealthy activity
Sep 6, 2017 The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:08
PANJIM: The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the health amendment made by the then Manohar Parrikar government in 2004 banning gutka and tobacco dismissing the petition filed by Ghodawat Pan Masala Products. Although gutka, pan masala and other flavoured t
Sep 6, 2017 Oherald -Herald-Goa (in)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:14
Some states in India, including Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Punjab, Maharashtra and Kerala, have prohibited sales of e-cigarettes, while tobacco cigarettes remain legal.
Sep 3, 2017 Zee News (in)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:42
Even as US-based charity Bloomberg Philanthropies is still being "watched"...three of its recipient NGOs have been denied renewal of registration under the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act (FCRA) or had their registration cancelled over the past year.
Sep 3, 2017 Times of India
added Sep 4, 2017 11:33
Banning e-cigarettes may deprive Indian smokers of a substantially less harmful alternative, which can be against public health and can result in adverse consequences, experts have warned. Some states in India, including Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Pun
Sep 3, 2017 IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 3, 2017 20:31
The flue-cured Virginia tobacco growers in AP and Karnataka have been provided relief after the Tobacco Board has raised the crop size to 136 million KG for 2017-18. The decision comes after the growers had repeatedly urged the Board against forcing them
Aug 29, 2017 The Hindu Online (in)
added Aug 30, 2017 20:56
[Asia] Exclusive: Bloomberg charity scrutinized by India for anti-tobacco funding, lobbying - documents
The intelligence wing of India’s home ministry last year drafted a note on Bloomberg Philanthropies, raising concerns that the foundation was running a campaign to “target” Indian tobacco businesses and “aggressively” lobby against the sector.
Aug 29, 2017 Reuters
added Aug 29, 2017 13:44
Mustakeem Ahmad, a cook at a west Delhi restaurant, was arrested...blamed Inayat for getting him addicted to smoking that later led to his cancer. Amid all this, Ahmad’s work quality deteriorated and he was removed from his job.
Aug 27, 2017 Hindustan Times (in)
added Aug 29, 2017 13:49
PORT BLAIR, AUG 25: A team of Food Safety Officials led by the District Food Safety Officer, South Andaman conducted surprise raids today in connection with storage and distribution of contraband tobacco products at Haddo, Fisheries Jetty, Phoneix Bay,
Aug 25, 2017 Phoenix Post (in)
added Aug 28, 2017 02:13
While tobacco-associated cancer is easily preventable by cessation of tobacco usage, a prohibitive environment may do more harm than allowing smokers, who wish to cease tobacco use, an alternative option based on nicotine replacement via e-cigarettes, th
Aug 25, 2017 IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 26, 2017 14:41