14 Jul 2015
Washington: A 9-year-old Indian-American girl who floored the Obamas by serving them a Quinoa burger with raita, enhanced with 'garam masala', cumin and ginger, won a chance to attend the Kids' State Dinner hosted by First Lady Michelle.
10 Jun 2012
Maharashtra government was contemplating a ban on gutka and pan masala products, Deputy Chief Minister and senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar said here on Sunday.
15 Sep 2012
In a victory for the state government and the anti-tobacco activists, the Bombay High Court on Saturday upheld the ban on gutka and pan masala – both flavoured tobacco products -- in Maharashtra.
19 Sep 2012
Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to impose a ban order on gutka as well as pan-masala within 14-days time. The court further said that it would issue another order if the state government fails to do so.
25 May 2012
Citing increasing incidence of diseases like oral cancer, the Congress-led UDF Government in Kerala on Friday announced a ban on the manufacture and sale of gutka and pan masala containing tobacco in the state with immediate effect.
01 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Face of India's anti-tobacco campaign Sunita Tomar passed away on Wednesday at her native village in Bhind district of Madhya Pradesh.
11 May 2011
The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a contempt notice to Managing Director Dharampal Satyapal Group - makers of chewing tobacco Rajnigandha and Tulsi – for allegedly violating its order banning use of plastic sachets for sale of their products.
04 May 2015
New Delhi: The Department of Telecom (DoT) has extended the deadline to fully implement the mobile number portability (MNP) across the country by another two months.
21 May 2015
New Delhi: Maggie comes in to category of junk food. Maggie contains MSG – Mono Sodium Glutamate. This MSG is to enhance flavor for processed food. The excess use of MSG acts like a nerve toxin.
27 Aug 2012
The Punjab government on Monday banned the sale, storage, manufacture and distribution of Gutkha and Pan masala or other items with tobacco and nicotine content in the state. Disclosing this here, an official spokesperson said that the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal had cleared the file approving the proposal of the state Health and Family Welfare department for banning the Gutkha and Pan masala in the larger interest of public health.