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.
13 Oct 2015
New Delhi: Enthused by a higher tourist footfall at historic lighthouses of Mahabalipuram and Cannanore, the government has decided to develop 78 more such structures across India in PPP mode in the first phase to unlock their rich history and heritage.
27 Oct 2015
Mumbai: Veteran actor Anupam Kher will be essaying the role of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's father in the upcoming biopic on Indian captain.
05 Oct 2015
New Delhi: The government will soon make it mandatory to furnish the tax department with allotted Permanent Account Number (PAN) details for cash transactions beyond a certain threshold, said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley .
15 Sep 2015
Hyderabad: Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) is gearing up to get a foothold in Bihar by contesting assembly elections in the Seemanchal region and is confident of making a modest but impressive debut.
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.