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Mainpuri tobacco causing cancer?

January 28th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 28 (IANS) Pakistan's Sindh province is reported to have banned the "Mainpuri tambakoo". And Indian doctors and activists too are talking of an alarming rise in the number ... Read more...

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Supreme Court bans endosulfan

May 13th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday banned the production, distribution and use of endosulfan because the pesticide has debilitating effects on humans and the environment.A three-judge bench ... Read more...

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Pakistan to enlarge pictorial warning on cigarette packs

November 23rd, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) The Pakistan government will increase the size of the pictorial health warning on cigarette packets from 30 to 50 percent, a media report said Tuesday.The size of ... Read more...

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Bharti Walmart launches supply chain system in Punjab

March 30th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Malerkotla (Punjab), March 30 (IANS) India's Bharti group and the world's largest retailer Walmart Tuesday launched a direct farm produce sourcing system to streamline the supply chain between farmers and ... Read more...

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Weight loss pill ‘could be deadly’

January 17th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 17 (ANI): A weight-loss pill popular in Australia has been found to be potentially fatal.Therapeutic Goods Administration has ordered doctors to stop prescribing the drug to the overweight after a ... Read more...

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Avoid crackers, spread love, cheer on Diwali, say TV stars

October 27th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Television stars have urged their fans to stay away from crackers this Diwali, keeping in mind rising air pollution and global warming, but added that people should ... Read more...

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