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[Asia, India] Tobacco-free Raksha Bandhan: Bundi woman bags first prize

Health minister had to pick one lucky winner among 56,640 sisters who had demanded pledges of not consuming tobacco from their brothers as a gift on Raksha Bandhan. Kamlesh Meena, a resident of Bundi district, won the first prize of Rs 21,000. Her brothe
Times of India
added Nov 16, 2015 15:18

[Asia, India] 'CitizenCOP' app of Navi Mumbai police goes up in smoke

a few cops claimed it was practically impossible to trace and book offenders smoking in public places. They said that the chances of finding the offenders at the same spot from where the complaint was sent were next to none. (in)
added Nov 14, 2015 16:33

[Asia, India] Gurgaon: Authorities get cracking on smoking in public, collect over Rs 1 lakh in fines

The ban on smoking in public that was implemented on October 2, 2008, may not have completely curbed the habit in Haryana, but the authorities this year were far more alert in taking action against violators compared to the year before.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Nov 14, 2015 16:13

[Asia, India] More than half visiting primary healthcare centre suffer from respiratory disorders

Fever, upper respiratory tract infections and obstructive airways diseases together accounted for almost 65% of the patients...hypertension showed an increasing trend even at primary health centres....salt and smoking are the two major reasons common in r
Times of India
added Nov 14, 2015 14:08

[Asia, India] Efforts on for Tobacco-free generations says HP Health Minister

Thakur said that Himachal Pradesh Government is making all out efforts to implement National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) launched by the Government of India in its true spirit. He was speaking during a conference organized on tobacco control at Bloom (in)
added Nov 13, 2015 13:43

[Asia, India] Implementing tobacco control plan in true spirit: Kaul Singh

The Himachal Government was making all-out efforts to implement National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) launched by the Government of India in its true spirit, said state Health Minister Kaul Singh Thakur while speaking during a conference organized on
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Nov 10, 2015 21:38

[Asia, India] Bigger Warnings on Tobacco Products From Next Year, Rules Court

Graphic warnings will have to cover at least 85 per cent of the packaging on both sides of tobacco products, the Rajasthan High Court ruled today. The new rule will have to be implemented from April 1 next year, the Court told the Centre. Currently picto
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Nov 7, 2015 02:32

[Asia, India] Global Cancer Diagnostics Grants International License for The Lung Cancer Testâ„¢ to Hemogenomics Pharma Ltd.

This agreement enables Hemogenomics to sell The Lung Cancer Test kits to medical laboratories in India. This partnership will continue GCDx's expansion. The Lung Cancer Testâ„¢ was introduced in late 2014.
PR Newswire
added Nov 4, 2015 22:53

[Asia, India] Raised eyebrows as Harbhajan Singh offers hookah to wedding guests

has courted another controversy by offering hookahs to guests during his marriage celebrations. Sikh organisations are up in arms against Bhajji, who allegedly violated Sikh religious norms by allowing the smoking of tobacco, which is forbidden in Sikhi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 2, 2015 09:05

[Asia, India] Hookah bars violating COTPA with impunity

The mushrooming hookah bars across the city, which are frequented by minors, will be under the scanner for violation of the Cigarette and other Tobacco Products...development comes nearly a month after the high court clarified the ambiguity over the oper
The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 29, 2015 14:46
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