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 14.09.20

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 18.08.20

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

By Manasi Shah and Moumita Chaudhuri in Calcutta

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

Opinion  /  Published 05.08.19

Tiger conservation: India cannot rest on its laurels

Sir — From being widely hunted during the colonial era to being brought back from certain extinction in the early 1970s, tiger conservation has a long and chequered history in India. But it seems as...
By The Telegraph in

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

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

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.19

High time wildlife conservation got its due

Sir — It is heartening that the National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government to specify the boundary of the Hastinapur wildlife sanctuary within six months. The t...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 29.05.19

Assam alert: Don’t let your future go up in smoke

I wish we could do something useful with tobacco — like making fertilizer out of it — Paul Dudley WhiteContrary to the countrywide trend, tobacco use has spiralled in Assam, sending alarm bells ri...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati


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