News  /  Published 06.12.22

Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation to shut down hookah bars

The civic body has decided not to issue any licence for such joints...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 03.12.22

Citing complaints of drug use, mayor Firhad Hakim bans hookah bars in Kolkata

Licence of all existing joints in city would be cancelled and no new licences would be issued in area under KMC...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri and Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

India  /  Published 05.10.22

'Both GST, excise duty can be imposed on tobacco'

The high court said that though the Excise Act was repealed, tobacco and tobacco products were added to the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution under Entry 84...
By PTI in Bengaluru

India  /  Published 26.08.22

Norms to fight school tobacco

Along with children, teachers also should be made aware of the ill-effects of smoking: Jagarnath Mahato...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 29.07.22

Tobacco packs to get new image

Any person engaged directly or indirectly in the manufacture will have to ensure that all packages have specified warnings as prescribed: Ministry ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


News  /  Published 01.06.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation to run cancer screening clinics once a year

Indian Medical Association and Medica Superspeciality Hospital to provide doctors to conduct the screening...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 31.05.22

In pics: World No-Tobacco Day, Paoli Dam at Golden Temple and more

A quick look at the day that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

India  /  Published 31.05.22

Ban tobacco ads: Health experts

On the eve of World No Tobacco Day, they also asked the Centre to ensure that tobacco control law and policies are made stronger and implemented effectively...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.04.22

Letters to the Editor: The Netflix show, Bridgerton, has turned Indian culture into a messy mix

Readers write in Calcutta, Kanpur, Jalpaiguri, Mumbai...
By The Telegraph


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