Jharkhand  /  Published 08.06.20

State digest

A school student in the north Tapin area of Charhi, Hazaribagh, clicked a link whiel taking online classes, resulting in the loss of Rs 2.12 lakh from his father’s bank account on Sunday.Shankar Meh...
By Our Bureau in

North East  /  Published 21.05.20

Harsh Vardhan prods Assam to ban tobacco

Union minister for health and family welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan has urged Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to completely ban the sale of tobacco products and spitting in public places in the st...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.05.20

Pack-up time for paan masala by May 31

The state health department on Wednesday decided to allow manufacturers, distributors and sellers of paan masala to take their products outside Jharkhand by May 31 where there is no prohibition on the...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.05.20

Jharkhand’s paan masala challenge

Enforcing the ban on paan masala and tobacco products seems to be a tough task for the state health department with the entire administrative machinery tied up in the struggle to contain the Covid-19 ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 24.04.20

Centre wants workers not to spit

The Centre wants the workers engaged under its programmes, including the rural job scheme, to stop spitting or chewing tobacco at work sites as part of measures to stop the spread of Covid-1...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.04.20

Total tobacco ban in state

The Jharkhand health department on Wednesday banned sale of tobacco products across the state on the assumption that their use would lead to a tendency to spit, adding to the spreading of the novel co...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 11.04.20

Forum seeks ban on tobacco

The State Consumers’ Legal Protection Forum urged the Assam government on Saturday to prohibit the use and spitting of chewing smokeless tobacco products in public to prevent spread of the coronavir...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 11.03.20

Plea to ban tobacco products

A group of students and teachers on Wednesday urged the government of Assam to implement tobacco-vendor licensing and strictly ban smokeless tobacco products to save the lives of the younger generatio...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

India  /  Published 23.02.20

Veil off doctors’ bid to stall e-cigarette ban

Dozens of doctors had joined coordinated and independent campaigns to stall the Narendra Modi government’s slow tilt towards a ban on electronic cigarettes legislated by Parliament in December 2019,...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.02.20

Harsher law threat for cigarette sellers

Harsher punishment from next week awaits vendors selling cigarettes and other tobacco products near educational institutions in the state capital.The anti-tobacco squad and district tobacco control co...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur/Ranchi


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