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Beware of cameras while smoking in Shanghai

July 28th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) In a bid to make people abide by the 'no smoking' rule at public places, police in China's Shanghai city have increased the number of surveillance ... Read more...

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Australian retail trade up

July 4th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 4 (IANS) Australian retail turnover rose 0.5 percent in May, following a rise of 0.1 percent in April, according to figures released Wednesday by the Australian Bureau of ... Read more...

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Ukraine introduces ban on public smoking

May 25th, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Ukrainian parliament has approved a legislation prohibiting smoking at public places, including restaurants, stadiums and government buildings."The adoption of this document was necessary since, ... Read more...

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Australian retail turnover rises

April 3rd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 3 (IANS) Australia's retail turnover rose 0.2 percent in February, following a rise of 0.3 percent in January, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics ... Read more...

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Indians in US exult as India wins World Cup

April 3rd, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) From Atlanta to Washington, Indians across America erupted in unbridled joy as skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni smashed a six in far off Mumbai to win India ... Read more...

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Cigarette butts mean money in Chinese city

October 28th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 28 (IANS) A city in China has begun offering money to its residents who pick up discarded cigarette butts as part of a campaign to keep its streets clean. ... Read more...

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Greece imposes smoking ban in enclosed public spaces

September 1st, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by BNO News
ATHENS, GREECE (BNO NEWS) – Greece imposed on Wednesday a new law banning smoking in enclosed public spaces, after previous attempts to impose partial bans failed.According to the Kathimerini newspaper the ban ... Read more...

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Smoking ban shows results in Turkey

July 17th, 2010 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, July 17 (IANS) A ban on smoking in public places in Turkey has shown great results, after the nation's largest city Istanbul reported a 20 percent drop in the number of ... Read more...

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Half of new mums not comfy with breastfeeding in public

June 17th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Three fourth of new mothers say they try to avoid breastfeeding in public because they feel uncomfortable, according to a survey.Despite strong opposition from retailers, advocates have made ... Read more...

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Spain’s smoking ban set to extend to bars, restaurants

December 30th, 2009 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 30 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish government is planning to extend its smoking ban at workplaces to bars, cafes, restaurants and other enclosed public spaces by amending the anti-tobacco law next year, ... Read more...

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India will be among five countries to have ‘Style City’

April 8th, 2008 - 7:21 pm ICT by admin
(Gulf Business Capsule)Dubai, April 8 (IANS) India is among five countries where a leading United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based investment institution plans to set up a new Style City project. The Abu Dhabi ... Read more...

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