Opinion  /  Published 11.09.20

Odd change: Kangana Ranaut office demolition

Sir — Matters have come to a head with the Bandra office of the Bollywood actress, Kangana Ranaut, being demolished by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation. Ranaut had already ruffled feathers...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 20.11.19

E-cigarette ban notice to states

The Union home ministry has written to the states and Union Territories asking them to ensure enforcement of the prohibition on e-cigarettes.The ordinance empowers police officers of the rank of sub-i...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.12.19

NGOs target cigarettes

Two NGOs plan to petition the Supreme Court seeking a ban on cigarettes and other carcinogenic tobacco products on the ground that they are more harmful than electronic cigarettes, which the governme...
By PTI in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 23.10.18

A real incentive to quit smoking

Smoking kills reads the subtitle whenever a hero or heroine lights up on screen. Cigarette packets too carry dire warnings with explicit pictures. Yet, in the last 20 years, India has gained 35 millio...
By Gita Mathai in

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.06.19

Ticked off for smoking weed, duo kill man

A murder and a case of suspected murder came to light between Friday night and Saturday morning in the city.In the first case, 30-year-old labourer Magru Pahan was stabbed to death when he tried to p...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.20

Third-hand tobacco hazard for kids

Residue tobacco smoke that sticks to clothing, upholstery or walls of homes, offices or app cabs exposes non-smokers, especially children, to third-hand smoking, doctors said at a panel discussion on ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 21.02.20

BRIEFS: Puff ban in East Garo Hills district

East Garo Hills deputy commissioner Swapnil Tembe has issued an order under Section 4 and 6 (a) of Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003, to the general public, shopkeepers and tourist site ...
By The Telegraph in Guwahati

Culture  /  Published 10.11.18

Vapers fume over advisory banning e-cigarettes

Maneesh Kasera was a smoker for 28 years. Two years ago, he made the first attempt to quit smoking. He tried nicotine gums — a kind of chewing gum that delivers nicotine to the body — for a day or...
By Sonia Sarkar in

North East  /  Published 16.11.19

When it’s time to quit smoking, no ifs or butts

A film on the struggles and redemption of a laryngeal cancer survivor was screened as part of an awareness campaign against tobacco on Saturday, to mark B. Borooah Cancer Institute’s 46th foundation...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

India  /  Published 30.06.19

Centre cautions states on ‘smoke-free’ tie-up

India’s health ministry has advised all the state governments against partnering with the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW) because of its links to tobacco giant Philip Morris International I...
By Reuters in New Delhi


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