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Woman drug trafficker jailed in UAE


January 29th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 29 (IANS) A 29-year-old Namibian woman has been jailed for 10 years in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after two kg of cocaine was found in her possession.The ... Read more...

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Glass of death at Rs.10!


December 15th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Diamond Harbour (West Bengal), Dec 15 (IANS) A glass of liquor for just Rs.10! The allure of extremely cheap country liquor after a hard day's toil was too much to ... Read more...

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Chewing tobacco joins ‘banned foods’ as oral cancer cases rise


September 2nd, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Chewing tobacco, like gutka and paan masala, has been included among banned "food products" in the government's new food safety guidelines. The move has been ... Read more...

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Day after: Ramlila Maidan deserted, clean up on


August 29th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) After being the site of Anna Hazare's anti-graft campaign for the last 10 days, the Ramlila Maidan wore a deserted look Monday, even as ... Read more...

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Much garbage to remove from Ramlila ground in little time


August 28th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare's rallying call for the nation to clean up its act has left behind piles of garbage at Delhi's Ramlila ground.Shortly ... Read more...

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Is tobacco plastic sachet ban being implemented, SC asks


August 25th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) More than five months after the ban on the use of plastic pouches to pack chewing tobacco and pan masala came into effect, the Supreme ... Read more...

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Tobacco sold in plastic packs?


August 25th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the government to report how its order banning the use of plastic pouches to pack chewing tobacco was being implemented.A ... Read more...

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Contempt notice issued to company on plastic sachet use (Lead)


May 11th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday issued a contempt notice to Dharampal Satyapal Group - makers of chewing tobacco Rajnigandha and Tulsi - for marketing their product ... Read more...

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Contempt notice to Rajnigandha maker for using plastic pouches


May 11th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday issued a contempt notice to the Dharampal Satyapal Group of Companies -- manufacturers of chewing tobaco Rajnigandha and Tulsi -- for ... Read more...

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No sale of tobacco products in plastic pouches from March: Supreme Court


February 17th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Taking note of government's submission that 90 percent of oral cancer cases in the country are on account of chewing tobacco, the Supreme Court on Thursday refused ... Read more...

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Siliguri environmentalists support ban on sale of tobacco in plastic sachets


December 10th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Tarak SarkarSiliguri (West Bengal), Dec.10 (ANI): Environmentalists and anti-tobacco groups in West Bengal's Siliguri district supported the decision of supreme court to ban the sale of tobacco products packed in plastic.SC's ... Read more...

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No sale of gutka, pan masala in pouches from March 2011


December 7th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) In a major setback for manufacturers of gutka (chewing tobacco) and pan masala, the Supreme Court Tuesday imposed a ban, from March 2011, on these products' sale ... Read more...

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Supreme Court bans sale of ‘gutkha’, ‘pan masala’ in plastic pouches


December 7th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 7 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a ban on the sale of tobacco products like 'gutkha' and 'pan masala' in plastic pouches from March 2011, while asking ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh to recycle plastic pouches


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) In a bid to minimise littering of plastic waste in the hills of Himachal Pradesh, the government has asked consumers to return empty edible oil pouches to the ... Read more...

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Toll in Uttar Pradesh hooch tragedy rises to 13


February 18th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 18 (IANS) At least eight more people have died after drinking moonshine in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district, taking the toll to 13, an official said Thursday. "The toll till Thursday morning ... Read more...

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Industry wants plastic bags ban to go, court seeks government view


February 11th, 2009 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the state government to respond to an industry forum's plea for withdrawal of complete ban on plastic carrybags in the capital. The ... Read more...

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Hooch death toll rises to 180 in Karnataka


May 23rd, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 23 (ANI): The death toll in the hooch tragedy in Karnataka has risen to 180 with the death of 30 more victims, police said. Labourers in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

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