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ITC declares lockout at Nepal garments factory


June 16th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 16 (IANS) Indian tobacco major ITC has declared an indefinite lockout at its garments factory in Nepal -- producing its John Players and Springwood brands of menswear for ... Read more...

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ITC safeguards Nepal operations with new plant


January 27th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 27 (IANS) As Nepal's southern plains, where the factories of most major Indian joint ventures are located, continue to be racked by violence and strikes, Indian tobacco major ITC Ltd ... Read more...

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Brit smokers may lose jobs as they are “too much trouble” to employ


September 29th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): Campaigners for people's right to smoke have warned that smokers may soon be filtered out of the workplace because employing them is "too much trouble".Forest, a lobby group, ... Read more...

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Tobacco companies may be using YouTube to market products


August 26th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): A survey has suggested that tobacco companies may be using web 2.0 media, such as YouTube, to market their products to young people.Even though tobacco companies have denied ... Read more...

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Tobacco giants use Facebook to contravene bans


April 25th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, April 25 (ANI): A new Australian study has found that tobacco giants are using Facebook to promote cigarettes, contravening bans and international conventions.The study, conducted by University of Sydney researchers, ... Read more...

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ITC’s Nepal venture suffers due to Maoist unrest


December 13th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 13 (IANS) After remaining closed for four days and incurring a loss of millions of rupees, ITC's premium venture in Nepal, tobacco and garments manufacturing company Surya Nepal reopened Sunday. The ... Read more...

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ITC’s garment factory reopens in Nepal after appeasing Maoists


May 30th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 30 (IANS) After a 48-hour closure, Indian tobacco major ITC's NRS 25 crore, state-of-the-art garment factory in southern Nepal has reopened with the management appeasing the Maoist trade union that ... Read more...

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ITC garments factory in Nepal shuts down after labour trouble


May 29th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) Indian tobacco major ITC's NRS 250 million, state of the art garments factory in southern Nepal has been shut down indefinitely due to security concerns after ... Read more...

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ITC joint venture Nepal’s second highest tax payer


May 11th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 11 (IANS) Despite growing labour trouble, tobacco giant ITC's joint venture in Nepal remains one of the top tax payers in the Himalayan republic, coming second after the state-run Nepal ... Read more...

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Tobacco giant Philip Morris infiltrated Thai research: Report


December 24th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Dec 24 (DPA) A scientist working for the American cigarette-maker Philip Morris infiltrated a Thai research institute, a study alleged.The scientist, Roger Walk, gained access to the Thai scientific community and ... Read more...

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ITC’s Nepal arm re-opens, fresh trouble at Dabur


December 17th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 17 (IANS) After remaining closed for five days, tobacco, hospitality and paper major ITC's Nepal joint venture Surya Nepal resumed production at its tobacco factory Tuesday in southern Nepal even ... Read more...

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Maoist unions give 48-hour ultimatum to ITC’s Nepal arm


December 10th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 10 (IANS) Nepal's powerful Maoist trade unions have given a 48-hour ultimatum to tobacco, hospitality and paper giant ITC's Nepal arm to implement the new minimum wages fixed by the ... Read more...

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Countries meet to limit big tobacco’s influence


November 17th, 2008 - 9:37 pm ICT by admin
By Nick GuroffDURBAN: Representatives of 160 ratifying countries currently meeting in Durban, South Africa will negotiate guidelines for a provision in the global tobacco treaty that will determine whether millions of people ... Read more...

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Strike in ITC’s Nepal factory after worker’s murder


June 19th, 2008 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 19 (IANS) Agitated workers went on strike at the tobacco factory of ITC in south Nepal Thursday demanding security after one of their peers was killed by an armed group. ... Read more...

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Smoking rates double among Russian women


January 27th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Smoking rates among women in Russia have aggravated by two fold since the collapse of the Soviet Union, say researchers.The study, led by Bath University scientists, suggests that ... Read more...

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