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.
22 Feb 2014
New Delhi: In a last-ditch effort to meet revenue targets, the Income Tax Department has said it has identified 21.75 lakh new "potential non-filers", and urged all tax payers to disclose their true income and pay appropriate taxes.
08 Feb 2014
Helsinki: Your obsolete car does not just stop at the scrap yard. It continues its journey till it enters your kitchen! Puzzled? The answer lies in recycling and Finnish people would tell you how there is no end to the road for your junked car, literally.
03 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Sistema Shyam Teleservices, operating under MTS brand name, plans to expand at pan-India level if the price of CDMA spectrum is fixed based on the methodology used for determining the rate for GSM airwaves.
28 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Bored of international cuisine? Dying to sink your teeth in some 'desi' dishes? Try the recently launched menu at the Masala Art at Taj Palace.
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.
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.
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.