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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......

Dr Murthy spells out his plans to improve America's health

'My grandfather was a poor farmer who fought for democracy and freedom in India and who could have never dreamed that his grandson would have the opportunity to sit before you today and be......

Breathing in Delhi can cause cancer!

If you live in Delhi you can quit smoking, give up alcohol, go to bed early, exercise every day and eat right, but unless you also give up breathing, you can still get very sick, says Mitali Saran......

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......

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......

'Budget overlooked expenditure compression'

Economist Ajit Ranade chatted with our readers on March 1, and explained how the Budget affects us all.An alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, and Indian Institute of Management --......

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-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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Women take more to smokeless tobacco

Picture for representational purpose (Photo: DC archives) Chennai: The use of smokeless forms of tobacco is more prevalent among women than the... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140729/lifestyle-health-and-wellbeing/article/women-take-more-smokeless-tobacco
BreezeScan's non-invasive device to detect cancer

By Jyoti Pande Lavakare In the past month, 10 people in my immediate circle of friends and family have found themselves grappling with cancer in... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/breezescan-innobreeze-technologies-develops-non-invasive-device-to-detect-cancer/articleshow/39064480.cms
A harsh critic of new Puritanism

Two verdicts delivered by Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul as a Delhi High Court judge show him as a harsh critic of "India's new Puritanism" and a... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/a-harsh-critic-of-new-puritanism/article6253423.ece?utm_source=Most%20Popular&utm_medium=Tamil%20Nadu&utm_campaign=Widget%20Promo
Schools Lead Fight Against Diabetes

- New Delhi, Delhi, India PHFI, HRIDAY, IDF and Sanofi's KiDS (Kids and Diabetes in Schools) project achieves first milestone; begins roll out of... ...

http://www.andhranews.net/Intl/2014/Schools-Lead-Fight-Against-Diabetes-2090.htm
Himachal to ban sale of loose cigarettes

The Himachal Pradesh government will soon impose a ban on sale of loose cigarettes and also enhance value-added tax (VAT) on tobacco products,... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a476076.html

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