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Jharkhand  /  Published 12.04.21

STATE DIGEST: 321 schools declared tobacco-free

Ramgarh: Two people were killed and one seriously injured in a road accident near Kushtegada village in Gola police station area on Monday night.  The injured victim was sent to RIMS after first...
By Our Bureau

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.03.21

No smoking in public anymore

Sale and consumption of tobacco in public places will henceforth invite a fine of Rs 1,000 while hookah bars will not be allowed to operate in Jharkhand from Monday. The state Assembly passed Th...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.12.20

No liquor, smoking at Ranchi tourist spots

With Christmas and New Year, we are anticipating heavy rush again for which we have announced certain curbs to prevent any untoward incident or situation of law and order problems because of any rogue...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.12.20

Ranchi: 'no tobacco' near schools

Close on the heels of a government decision of tightening the noose around tobacco trade in Jharkhand, the Ranchi district administration has started demarcating areas around schools as tobacco-free z...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.12.20

Sign no-tobacco affidavits, staff told

Those seeking government jobs in Jharkhand will from next April have to submit affidavits declaring they would not consume tobacco products in office or outside. Stringent checking will be condu...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

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West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.20

Jute-growing village gets a taste of tea

A new sight — that of a lush green tea plantation — greets people at Bajejama Pakhihaga village of Cooch Behar these days. So far, the village under Matalhat panchayat of Dinhata never ha...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.10.20

Bokaro declared smoke-free

Bokaro was on Thursday declared the second smoke-free district in Jharkhand after Ranchi.  Bokaro achieved the smoke-free tag following a survey by the government in compliance with various sect...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

Business  /  Published 15.09.20

Cigarette status quo

The government has no plans to increase central excise duty on cigarettes, bidis and smokeless tobacco, Parliament was informed on Monday. “The GST rates on goods, including compensation cess r...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.08.20

Cancer: therapy findings

India’s burden of cancer cases is likely to increase from 1.39 million in 2020 to over 1.57 million by 2025, the Indian Council of Medical Research said on Tuesday in a report analysing cancer t...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.08.20

Oh woe, our wares and worldly goods

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By Manasi Shah and Moumita Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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