19 Aug 2015
Raipur: The Chhattisgarh government is planning to impose a blanket ban on sale of tobacco in the state. Health and Family Welfare Minister Ajay Chandrakar, during a meeting with senior department officials, yesterday directed to prepare an action plan for prohibiting sale of tobacco, a government official said here today.
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.
06 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Are you a Dosa lover? If yes, then this video will surely tempt you to make a move towards your favorite South Indian dosa centre. The video shows a giant size dosa which will probably be the biggest masala dosa you would have ever seen.
06 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Bharti Airtel today announced the commercial launch of 4G services in 296 towns across India after testing the market in select cities. The telecom company launched first 4G network in India in Kolkata in April 2012.
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.
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.
19 Jul 2012
The ban on gutkha and pan masala across Maharashtra would come into effect from Friday.
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.
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.
19 Jul 2013
Mumbai: Taking health hazards of all nicotine-laced gutkha and paan masala seriously, Maharashtra government has announced an extension on ban on these products for another year. Minister of State for Home, Satej Patil informed the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly of the decision.