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In India, pictorial warnings don't deter smokers

The current pictorial health warnings used on Indian tobacco products are ineffective compared to the pictorial warnings mandated in 2006 and present international health warnings, as per a recent......

Tobacco manufacture may be banned soon

Describing All India Institute of Medical Sciences Director P Venugopal as one of the best doctors, Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss has said that not all doctors make good......

As 'America's Doctor,' Vivek Murthy will hit the ground running

More than a year after he was nominated by President Barack Obama, the US Senate, defying the powerful pro-gun lobby National Rifle Association, voted to confirm Dr Vivek Hellegere Murthy as the......

'Why does the govt gives awards to cigarette makers using taxpayers' money?'

Shifting the focus from the individual to the society, the World Heart Day celebrations this year highlight the theme of creating `heart-healthy environments’. A deep dive into the......

'Swachch Bharat' Mission: It's not just about building toilets

Ending open defecation by 2019 will require changing minds, not just allocating money to build latrines for people that will either go unused or not be built at all. A groom comes out from a......

Pictorial warnings: ITC, GPI shut cigarette plants

India's tobacco majors ITC and Godfrey Phillips India (GPI) have stopped production of cigarettes in view of uncertainty over the sort of pictorial warnings that needed to be carried on tobacco......

5 Golden Peacocks for Indian firms

Symbolising their growing economic clout, Indian companies have won five of the seven Golden Peacock Awards instituted by World Council for Corporate Governance for their outstanding......

India bans smoking in public places

In a major public health measure, the ban on smoking in 'public places', direct and indirect advertising of all tobacco products and their sale to minors came into force on Saturday in the country......

Sensex snaps 5-day losing streak, climbs 416 points

The Sensex ended higher by 416 points at 27,127 and the Nifty gained 130 points at 8,159. Benchmark indices snapped five day losing streak and ended in line with the Asian peers after the US......

100 years of ITC: Corporate India's big success story

ITC is one of those few enterprises in the world that has traversed a 100 year journey and has yet managed to remain contemporary, relevant and competitive. Image:FMCG major ITC has seen......

India-England trophy can't be named after Tiger Pataudi

The BCCI's decision to turn down a proposal to name the trophy for the India-England Test series after the legendary Tiger Pataudi prompts Faisal Shariff to dwell on the legacy behind the......

  People speak for tobacco institute of india

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Q. Whenever I see headlines such as Railways remarkable turnaround or Indian Railways zoom ahead - I can't help feeling cynical and irritated. Agree, Indian Railways in spite of all odds still tries to stand on its feet and declare its presence as the largest railway network in the world. Undoubtedly it is the largest but is it the best? The unattended urinals, mounts of garbage, tobacco stained coaches, stray animals on platforms caused great inconveniece to passengers. The core problem of Hygiene and maintenance of trains has remained unattended. Your views plz.
:  A. Indian railway is largest profit making & asset holder institution in India. It earns profit but not much as Minister Laloo Yadav declared....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/whenever-i-see-headlines-such-as-railways-remarkable-turnaro//answers/20411610

sumati gayki
Q. If smoking is that bad for health, why dont wee see people dying every now and then? Do many people smoke.
Sumati Gayki:  A. Look at these figures (survey results):Currently India has about 120 million smokers.Tobacco linked deaths in India is increasing by 3% per year.By...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/if-smoking-is-that-bad-for-health-why-dont-wee-see-people-dy/20411531/answers/14049299

pratap singh
Q. What you will do as PM of india as frist step ?
Pratap Singh:  A. Declair pakistan as an enemy country.No outlets for sale of alcohol and tobacco related items, they should be sold only to the super rich.Abolish...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-you-will-do-as-pm-of-india-as-frist-step-/14049139/answers/8819437

ruchi sharma
Q. What is the best way to leave smoking ?
Ruchi Sharma:  A. I know of people who surrendered themselves to Jesus Christ. They leave their bad habits such as addiction to tobacco, drinking and cigarettes....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-best-way-to-leave-smoking-/8819063/answers/5025071

prashant k
Q. There is a lot of talks abt d proposed code of conduct for teachers in maharashtra.Some of d points mentioned are too strict n violate d basic rights.Why not govt is amending any such laws for d MPs n MLAs?they must wear tie and coat, no beard on face, shoes and no chappals, no chewing tobacco and work out to have flat tummy. If all these things are agreeable to politicians of Maharashtra then they have right to make code of conduct for others.\What you say?
Prashant K:  A. It's a wrong approach. It is because of this approach that India is suffering. Why are people baying for blood of politicians, when corruption is...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/there-is-a-lot-of-talks-abt-d-proposed-code-of-conduct-for-t/5024563/answers/8372754

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WHO's polio-free certification high point in health sector

Press Trust of India | New Delhi December 25, 2014 Last Updated at 10:00 IST Eradication of polio from India was a high point in the health sector... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/who-s-polio-free-certification-high-point-in-health-sector-114122500129_1.html
Awareness drive for police about cancer in Guwahati

India December 23(IM):Nearly 57 participants from the city police department attended a daylong training programme on tobacco control laws... ...

http://www.indianmirror.com/news/2014/dec/23/Awareness-drive-for-police-about-cancer-in-Guwahati.html
Study

Nidhan Biswas New Delhi, Dec. 22: Scientists at a government research laboratory in Bengal's Kalyani have identified a set of genes that they... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141223/jsp/nation/story_4878.jsp
The key features of GST Constitutional Amendment B...

In a positive development towards India's progress into a nationwide unified market and removing trade barriers in the form of cascading effects of... ...

http://www.vccircle.com/news/others/2014/12/22/key-features-gst-constitutional-amendment-bill-2014
Commerce Secy

Following are the highlights of the Union Budget 2014-15 presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament on July 10, 2014 Income-tax... ...

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