Jharkhand  /  Published 22.01.22

Licensing rule of tobacco rollback call

The Jharkhand chapter of the Federation of Retailer Associations of India demanded withdrawal of the state government’s order mandating licence for retailers selling tobacco products from April ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 19.11.21

India 2nd on smokers’ list, averse to quitting

India ranks second in the number of smokers aged between 16 and 64 years and is among nations with the lowest quit rates, according to a new report. The report prepared by the International Commissio...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.11.21

Tobacco sellers use FB to market and retail bidis

Mallik said social media giants had a duty of care, especially to their younger users. “Though bidis are more harmful to health than other tobacco products, they have flown under the regulatory ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 20.10.21

Sensex retreats from 62000 level

Equity benchmarks closed with modest losses on Tuesday after a seven-session winning streak as investors opted to pocket some gains at record levels.   FMCG counters led the losses after Hi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

World  /  Published 12.10.21

Earliest tobacco use hint at Utah site

Archaeologists have discovered the earliest evidence of tobacco use 12,300 years ago in western North America, providing fresh insights into the cultural roots of a plant that has had more social and ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


Jharkhand  /  Published 27.09.21

Lens on tobacco use by kids

At least 5.1 per cent children between 13 and 15 consume tobacco in some form or the other in Jharkhand, health minister Banna Gupta said on Monday, claiming that the government was focusing on checki...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

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


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