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The Junk Food Conundrum

Should junk food be sold in Indian schools? Dinesh C Sharma on the Delhi high court case, the outcome of which will impact millions of school children in urban areas throughout the country In the......

About 2 crore students in Bihar say no to tobacco

Sourabh Ranjan, Abhisek Singh, Talha Hussain , Anjula Anthony and Sarah Imran, are school students in Bihar who have taken a pledge against the use of tobacco.They are five of more than two crore......

REWIND: Top images in the last 48 hours

We present some of the most scintillating images from across the globe in the last 48 hours. Palm fronds frame the face of American actress Faye Dunaway portrayed on the giant canvas of the......

Why sparks are flying ahead of Obama's India trip

With just days to go before United States President Barack Obama arrives in India, a major controversy has erupted over American terror suspect David Coleman Headley, who had allegedly surveyed......

Stunning images: How the UN achieved its goals

Five Indians have won top prizes in various categories of an international photography contest organised by the United Nations to spotlight the Millennium Development Goals.Image Courtesy: United......

Free medicine plan remained on paper only

Many health policy initiatives of the government could not be rolled out for various reasons in 2012 during which the country faced fresh challenges on disease prevention as dengue and Japanese......

India to declare all work places as tobacco-free

The government on Friday announced that all places of work in the country will be declared smoke free and those found flouting the law will be strictly punished."All workplaces in India will be......

Coming to India and making

Success in manufacturing is not just about being cheap -- cheap labour, cheap land, cheap power and low or no taxes, says Ajit Balakrishnan. When the talk turns to finding jobs for India's young......

Coming to India and making

In reality, all "manufacturing" and all manufacturers are not the same. One dimension to see the difference is by the degree of research and developed intensity, as a recent study in the European......

Calcutta HC raps Bengal govt on tobacco tax

The Calcutta High Court on Thursday indirectly criticised the West Bengal government's decision yesterday to levy a 10 per cent tax on tobacco products to assuage the growing anger of agents and......

How Bollywood celebrates Children's Day

The twitter world is quite a busy one, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day. Stars celebrated Children's Day on November 14 in their......

'My career has changed after Rock On'

After playing the dutiful wife in the popular soap Kasamh Se, Prachi Desai repeated her act in her film debut, Rock On!!. She plays wife again in her upcoming film Life Partner, only this time,......

China braces for Formula One debut

Formula One, a symbol of global capitalism and glamour if ever there was one, is ready to take China by storm when the world's most populous nation hosts a Grand Prix for the first time next......

  People speak for tobacco free initiative

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Q. How passive smoking harmful ?
:  A. The first global study into the effects of passive smoking has found it causes 600,000 deaths every year.One-third of those killed are children,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-passive-smoking-harmful-//answers/19096596

Vilas Pardhe
Q. World Health Day is celebrated every year on April 7th, and is an initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO). The idea is to focus people\'s attntn on one significant aspect of global health. This year the campaign is \"1000 cities, 1000 lives\" and will focus on urbanization and its effect on public health. A call has been made to a 1000 cities across the globe to open their streets for activities that contribute to general health, whether they b games in public spaces, clean-up campaigns or a simple restriction on d use of motor vehicles. R u health conscious??
Vilas Pardhe:  A. First of all, let me congratulate you for bringing up this as a question in this forum.Not being a doctor, I am 100% health conscious from my...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/world-health-day-is-celebrated-every-year-on-april-7th-and-i/19096580/answers/16874688

cyrus irani
Q. what are the oral substitues to quit smoking?
Cyrus Irani:  A. Few weeks ago I read that a new Cigarette like product is being launched. It is smoke free(Electronic) but delievers the user a nictotine...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-the-oral-substitues-to-quit-smoking/16873929/answers/12032657

neha verma
Q. How anti-oxidants work?How to maximise our body's anti-oxidants?
Neha Verma:  A. As the name implies, antioxidants are substances that are capable of counteracting the damaging, but normal, effects of the physiological process...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-anti-oxidants-workhow-to-maximise-our-bodys-anti-oxidant/12022468/answers/13098903

radhakrishnan
Q. Kudos 2 Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss'relentless pursuit of anti-tobacco initiatives.It takes gret courage n conviction 2 fight n evil like smoking at social n political levels,particularly in a country where film stars r idolised n r defensie abt der actions.Whether it is opposing d CM of Bengal or holding d company responsible for tolerating smokers,Ramadoss has set amazing precedents.His campaign brings 2 mind d bold n strong changes ushered in by Kemal Pasha wen Turkey needed 2 break free 4rm d clutches of fundamentalists. Carry on Ramadoss - U r truly doing kamal ka kaam. Comment??
Radhakrishnan :  A. Why is he not setting a deadline for systematically phasing out the manufacture of all tobacco products ? Their are more health issues in this...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/kudos-2-health-minister-anbumani-ramadossrelentless-pursuit-/13098849/answers/7511701

  Web results for Tobacco Free Initiative
Yennai Arindhal trending again

China pledges financial, training assistance to Afghanistan | Fadnavis sworn in as Maharashtra CM, nine ministers also take oath | President pays... ...

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Charges framed against Raja, Kanimozhi

Haryana bank heist: Three suspects arrested, 23 kg ornaments recovered (Second Lead) | SC suspends defamation proceedings against Swamy | 255... ...

http://news.chennaionline.com/national/Charges-framed-against-Raja--Kanimozhi/582188a1-8874-4a13-b91e-2c3c44d20e8b.col
Take a drag at own risk in bus, pay if caught smoking

Be careful the next time you choose to smoke in the bus. On the month's dry day for tobacco, the Delhi government is planning to intensify raids to... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/438813/take-drag-own-risk-bus.html
Mani Ratnam praises

Syria slams Turkey for allowing Kurdish fighters, Syrian rebels into Kobane | Protesters storm Burkina Faso parliament to prevent vote | Inviting... ...

http://chennaionline.com/movies/cine-buzz/20141930031935/Mani-Ratnam-praises.col
Kalaiarasan turns hero

Kerala HC allows heritage, four-star hotels to serve liquor | Inviting Sharif, not Modi to Jama Masjid: Shahi Imam (Second Lead) | BJP team... ...

http://chennaionline.com/movies/cine-buzz/20142530032521/Kalaiarasan-turns-hero.col

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