Smoking Ban

  • Smoking ban will save 200,000 lives a year: Medvedev 25-04-2013 05:12 AM

    Moscow: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said new legislation banning smoking in public places could save up to 200,000 lives annually in the country. "I hope that it (anti-smoking law) will contribute to reducing this factor (smoking)," Medvedev said at the first session of the government's health protection committee....
  • I&B stays no-smoking rules by Health Ministry 08-12-2011 09:49 AM

    New Delhi: The new regulations on onscreen smoking that were handed out ambitiously by the the Health Ministry have been stalled as the Information and Broadcasting Ministry (I&B) has given in to the plea of the film makers, asking for their creative rights. The I&B Ministry has stayed the no...
  • Ernakulam becomes the first no-smoking district 22-10-2011 10:55 AM

    Kochi: Ernakulam is all set to become the first smoking-free tourist destination in the country. In the wake of the success of the anti-tobacco measures taken by the Ernakulam district administration, the Kochi Corporation and the district panchayat, steps have been taken to declare Ernakulam as the first smoking-free tourist...
  • Watch: Public reacts on the smoking ban 02-10-2008 06:29 PM

    Will the ban on smoking actually work?. ...
  • Smoking ban leaves businessmen fuming 02-10-2008 01:07 AM

    Restaurants and hotel owners will have to make separate smoking enclosures. ...
  • Judges differ on smoking ban in films, case lingers 07-02-2008 08:33 PM

    New Delhi: Hyderabad will host the first ODI of the five-match series between India and England at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Uppal on October 14. All the five ODIs will be day-night affairs. The second and third ODI of the series will be played in New Delhi and Mohali...
  • Smoking corner in office to go up in smoke soon 27-01-2008 08:31 PM

    London: Sri Lanka's top batsman Kumar Sangakkara has rated England as a very good Test side and said the upcoming series between the two sides will be a close contest. Sangakkara, who joined the squad after captaining the Deccan Chargers in the Indian Premier League, said the toughest challenge for...
  • Shisha bars defy smoking ban in UK 14-04-2007 04:20 PM

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