Gutka

  • Punit Malhotra ropes in Akshay Kumar for 'Gutka' 07-11-2013 12:07 AM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Punit Malhotra, who has been associated with Bollywood love stories, says his next film 'Gutka' starring Akshay Kumar will be completely different from his past projects and will be in the drama space. "I am making a drama...my next film 'Gutka'. Akshay plays the lead in the film....
  • World No Tobacco Day: Have gutka bans, increase in taxes worked? 31-05-2013 10:03 AM

    Mumbai: It's World No Tobacco Day on Friday and CNN-IBN finds out if the government's recent moves to curb health hazards has worked or not. Tobacco is addictive, causes cancer and is killing nearly 8 lakh Indians every year. What's more alarming is that a tenth of all cigarette smokers...
  • West Bengal bans manufacture, sale of gutka, paan masala 01-05-2013 06:06 AM

    Kolkata: Waking up to the threats and consequences of high rate of tobacco consumption in the population, the West Bengal government has imposed a ban on the manufacture, sale of gutka, pan masala or any other product containing tobacco or Nicotine. The ban comes into effect on Wednesday till next...
  • SC questions states on delay in pan masala ban 04-04-2013 03:48 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed 23 states and five union territories to file status report on the implementation of the notification issued by them banning the sale of gutka and pan masala containing tobacco or nicotine. The apex court bench of Justice GS Singhvi an Justice Kurien...
  • 100 mn deaths due to smoking in last 100 years in India 12-11-2012 06:57 AM

    New Delhi: A new study has estimated that 100 million people have died due to smoking in India over the last 100 years, and the worst apparently is yet to come. Nearly 4.52 trillion cigarettes and 40.3 trillion beedis have been produced in 100 years, between 1910 and 2010 in...
  • SC may ban use of tobacco in food products 30-08-2011 09:53 AM

    New Delhi: After a ban on plastic packaging for tobacco products, and harsher pictorial warnings that come into effect this December, the smokeless tobacco industry is facing the heat again. This time in the form of the new Food Safety Standards Act. Under the new notification tobacco and nicotine cannot...
  • New pictorial warnings for tobacco products 28-05-2011 05:54 PM

    The Union Health Ministry has cleared a new set of pictorial warnings for tobacco products such as cigarettes, beedis, gutka, and cigars in India, which will be visible from December 1, 2011. ...
  • Ban on gutka, smokeless tobacco products soon 13-04-2011 09:16 AM

    New Delhi: After a ban on plastic packaging for tobacco products, the Supreme Court is now considering a total ban on gutka and other smokeless tobacco products. Srinath Reddy, PHFI said, "Tobacco is the number one killer. It kills more than 1 million Indians every year. If you are considering...
  • Maharashtra home minister linked to Dawood aide 28-09-2010 08:00 PM

    Mumbai: Another politician-underworld nexus has been exposed. This time between Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil and a dreaded criminal, Salim Patel alias Salim Goa Gutka. Salim, who has close links with India's most wanted criminal Dawood Ibrahim, was in fact arrested in the Hyderabad blasts case, and has many...
  • Maharashtra bans sale, consumption of gutka 20-05-2008 08:31 AM

    The CNN-IBN cricket experts feel Punjab gave away some easy runs in the end that allowed Rajasthan to reach 177. ...
  • Village kicks the butt, WHO lauds 28-05-2007 04:46 PM

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