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Stage set for Nepal PM’s India visit


October 2nd, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 2 (IANS) Baburam Bhattarai, Nepal's new Maoist prime minister, will this month make his first official trip to India - the country's biggest trade partner - ahead ... Read more...

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Another Indian investment flounders in Nepal


September 17th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 17 (IANS) Yet another Indian investment is in trouble in Nepal after Indian tobacco giant ITC's joint venture shut down its garments factory and the Manipal Group has ... Read more...

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After ITC closure, Manipal warns service halt in Nepal


September 12th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 12 (IANS) A month after Indian tobacco giant ITC's joint venture in Nepal shut down its garment factory due to workers' militancy, now it is the turn of ... Read more...

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ITC subsidiary faces double whammy in Nepal


August 21st, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 21 (IANS) After being forced to shut down its state-of-the-art garments factory built in eastern Nepal due to workers' militancy and vandalism, ITC's subsidiary in Nepal now faces ... Read more...

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Smuggled Indian pan masala poses cancer threat to Africa


July 28th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) African teenagers, especially school kids, are addicted to Indian 'gutka' and pan masala smuggled into their countries, an Indian health ministry official said here Thursday, ... Read more...

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ITC not to lift Nepal lockout till ‘rogue’ workers are reined in


June 18th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 18 (IANS) Indian tobacco major ITC will not lift the lockout on its garments factory in Nepal till the "rogue workers", who went on a rampage and held ... Read more...

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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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Children protest against cigarette sale


May 28th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 28 (IANS) Ahead of the 'World No-Tobacco Day' on May 31, school children and members of a non-governmental organisation (NGO) held a protest rally outside the office of ... Read more...

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NGO seeks ban on tobacco ads during World Cup (Lead)


March 28th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 28 (IANS) An NGO Monday sought a ban on tobacco advertisements during the cricket World Cup, saying these will have an adverse effect on the minds of ... Read more...

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NGO seeks ban on tobacco ad during World Cup


March 28th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 28 (IANS) An NGO Monday sought to ban tobacco advertisements during the cricket World Cup, saying these will have an adverse effect on the minds of the people.New ... Read more...

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Insecurity dogs ITC’s business safeguard plan in Nepal


February 13th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 13 (IANS) After suffering attacks and disruptive strikes in Nepal's lawless plains for years due to diminishing security and protracted political instability, Indian tobacco major ITC's strategy to ... 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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No smoking: Gory pictures pull in, shock trade fair visitors


November 18th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Positioned in a secluded corner of Hall No. 1 of Pragati Maidan here, gory pictures of mutilated lips, disfigured mouths and lungs are forcing many ... Read more...

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ITC seeks option to Nepal’s troubled Terai


October 7th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 7 (IANS) Frustrated by the continuous turbulence in Nepal's Terai plains and threats by over 100 armed groups, Indian tobacco major ITC is seeking a backup for its tobacco factory ... 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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Anti-tobacco campaigners targetting young smokers (May 31 is World No Tobacco Day)


May 30th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
By Shweta Srinivasan New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Catch 'em young - is the mantra of most anti-tobacco awareness campaigns. Giving youngsters all the gory details of how tobacco intake can lead to ... 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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Nepal exporters rejoice as India rolls back garment duty


November 8th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 8 (IANS) Nepal's beleaguered garments industry has heaved a sigh of relief with neighbour India, currently one of the biggest destination for Nepali products, slashing customs duty on garments by ... Read more...

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In India smoking among youngsters is a major concern: Dr. Ramadoss


September 9th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 9 (ANI): Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss today allocated Rs. 22 lakhs for each district for creating awareness about the adverse effects of ... Read more...

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Ramadoss to inaugurate tobacco control workshop today


September 9th, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 9 (ANI): Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr Anbumani Ramadoss will inaugurate a National Advocacy Workshop on Tobacco Control Laws and related issues in India here ... Read more...

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Tobacco Control workshop to be held in Delhi


September 8th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 8 (ANI): Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Anbumani Ramadoss, will inaugurate a National Advocacy Workshop on Tobacco Control Laws and related Issues in India on ... Read more...

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GTC Industries changes name to Golden Tobacco


July 28th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Indian tobacco major GTC Industries Ltd has changed its name to Golden Tobacco Ltd, the company said Monday. Upon approval by the Registrar of Companies, Maharashtra, a ... Read more...

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Protagonists call for strict legislation to ban tobacco products in the country


May 31st, 2008 - 8:24 pm ICT by admin
Salem (Tamil Nadu)/ New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): Anti-tobacco campaigners in parts of the country hit streets shouting slogans to ban tobacco products on Saturday to mark 'World No Tobacco Day'.Activists ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh clears industrial projects worth Rs.15.4 bn


April 5th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by admin
Shimla, April 5 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Saturday cleared 19 industrial projects worth Rs.15.4 billion ($389 million). "This also includes a Rs.4 billion Indian Tobacco project to be set up in ... Read more...

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