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The silent, deadly KILLER of 60 lakh people!

Governments across the world are slowly gearing up to find lasting solutions to curb the menace of tobacco, says Shobha Shukla Tobacco is the single most preventable cause of death in the world......

Non-communicable diseases on UNGA agenda

In a historic meeting on non-communicable diseases, the international community called on the food and beverages industry as well as the tobacco and pharmaceutical industry to be held accountable......

Watch out for new warning on your cigarette pack

Beginning May 31, all tobacco products will have to carry pictorial warnings on the front of the pack in a bid to discourage their consumption. Rejecting reservations of tobacco companies, the......

Colleagues' smoke can kill you

Offering alarming new evidence of dangers of inhaling second-hand smoke, a new study shows that non-smoking employees absorb a potent carcinogen not considered safe at any level while working at......

From Jan 1, no smoking on television

From January 1, 2006, it may be no longer be possible for anyone to make use of cigarettes and other tobacco products on screen or in TV programmes. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is......

Govt may soon ban FDI in cigarette manufacturing

The commerce and industry ministry has recommended a ban on foreign direct investment in cigarette manufacturing and allied products involving tobacco, an official said. "We have sent the note to......

Tobacco Board to submit Rs 125-cr rehab plan soon

The Tobacco Board will submit a Rs 125-crore (Rs 1.25 billion) proposal to the Commerce Ministry in the next 10 days to rehabilitate farmers who would switch to other crops, as part of a move to......

Tobacco curbs: India leads alternative crop plan

Today -- two days before the 148 nations' meet on global tobacco treaty comes to an end in Bangkok -- India demonstrated leadershipon behalf of countries in South-East Asian Region to integrate......

WHO wants worldwide ban on tobacco ads

Cross-border advertising, among the few remaining means available to cigarette companies to advertise, without violating laws, is something the World Health Organisation has trained its sights on......

Gilt trading norms eased

Retail investors will now be able to use government securities for hypothecation and lease like other debt papers.They can also hold the papers in a dematerialised form and effect nominations under......

  People speak for framework convention on tobacco control

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Q. What is the theme of this year's "World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) being observed on May 31?
:  A. "The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control"As with any other treaty, the WHO FCTC confers legal obligations on its Parties that...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-theme-of-this-years-world-no-tobacco-day-wntd-be//answers/19915167

  Web results for Framework Convention On Tobacco Control
Harsh Vardhan for alternatives to tobacco cultivation

New Delhi: Government today debunked the notion that a decline in smoking would affect tobacco growers and pressed upon exploring other viable... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/nation/harsh-vardhan-for-alternatives-to-tobacco-cultivation_946967.html
Tax exemption limit increased to Rs 2.5 lakh; PPF deposit limit hiked

Pic Courtesy: - Zee Media BureauNew Delhi: Bringing cheer to individual taxpayers, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his maiden in Parliament on... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/business/indian-budget-2014/budget-2014-15-overview-tax-exemption-limit-increased-to-rs-2-5-lakh-ppf-deposit-limit-hiked_103587.html
Tobacco traders unhappy over excise duty hike

The steep hike in excise duty on cigarettes and other tobacco related materials have been in tune with the global position on reducing the... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/tobacco-traders-unhappy-over-excise-duty-hike/article6197760.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Tobacco traders unhappy over excite duty hike

The steep hike in excise duty on cigarettes and other tobacco related materials have been in tune with the global position on reducing the... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/tobacco-traders-unhappy-over-excite-duty-hike/article6197760.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Live Budget 2014 Updates

Times of India brings you in-depth live coverage of Modi government's first Union Budget. Stay with TOI Live Blog for latest updates on Union... ...

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