No Smoking

  • Bihar polling stations declared no-smoking zones 29-03-2014 08:28 PM

    The Election Commission (EC) on Saturday declared all polling stations in Bihar as non-smoking zone under section 4 of Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003 (COTPA). Additional Chief Electoral Officer R Lakshmanan said, "Polling stations and...
  • Cinema reflects society, society rarely reflects cinema: Kajol 13-03-2014 11:51 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Kajol Wednesday attended a special session at the 15th edition of FICCI Frames 2014 and said it's unfair to say that one gets influenced by watching cinema. The star of films like 'Dushman' and 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge', was speaking on the ideas behind censorship guidelines. "My kids...
  • Stop showing tobacco on screen, Bollywood urged 29-09-2011 11:52 AM

    New Delhi: Stating that on screen representation of smoking glamorises tobacco, civil society members Wednesday urged the film industry and censor board to avoid depicting such scenes in movies. "There are several empirical studies and global evidence which show that depiction of tobacco usage in movies increases the risk of...
  • Healthy lifestyle means healthy eyes later 16-12-2010 09:44 AM

    New York: Exercise and diet each reduced the risk, but both combined, along with a lack of smoking, caused the risk for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) to fall by more than 70 percent, said study author Julie Mares, at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. "We don't need to be...
  • John Abraham out mountain-climbing 19-01-2008 11:04 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils skipper Virender Sehwag said the pitch for Tuesday's match against Bangalore was not of their liking but blamed poor bowling for their three-wicket defeat here on Tuesday. Chasing 161 to win, Bangalore romped home with three balls to spare. "The ball was not coming on to...
  • Filmy Fiscal: Film-o-metre finally announces a hit 05-11-2007 11:35 PM

    New Delhi: There's a perfect solution to Kolkata Knight Riders's and the Indian Premier Leagues's woes. Turn the tournament from a T20 format into a Test match special. The tournament, which has been dogged with controversy for close to six months now, will have a fresh lease of life, while...
  • Filmy Fiscal: Shahid, Kareena rock BO but John is all smoke, no fire 29-10-2007 09:10 PM

    Find out what the film-o-meter has this week for the filmdom. ...
  • I have reservations about No Smoking, says producer 28-10-2007 01:17 PM

    New Delhi: The stalemate between former IPL chairman Lalit Modi and the BCCI seems to continue as there is still no news of any settlement between the two. Modi and the Cricket Board had been given six days to reach a compromise and the Supreme Court has now adjourned the...
  • John sends No Smoking message in Rome 26-10-2007 11:44 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif on Saturday clarified that he had withdrawn his appeal to lift the provisional suspension as he got the documents late from the ICC and not because there was incriminating evidence against him in the spot-fixing scandal. Asif said further steps in the matter will...
  • Review: No Smoking is a colossal disappointment 26-10-2007 10:28 PM

    Margao: Unseasonal rains have cast a doubt over Sunday's third and final one-day international between India and Australia, who desperately need a win to square the series and avoid their first series defeat against the hosts in over two decades. Rains started lashing this Goan town last evening and continued...
  • Hot picks at box office this weekend 26-10-2007 11:08 AM

    Margao: Still looking for its first win in the ongoing tour of India, the depleted Australian cricket team on Thursday lost two more key players in pacer Doug Bollinger and batsman Mike Hussey for the deciding third and final one-dayer here on Sunday. While Bollinger has been forced out due...
  • No Smoking director Anurag Kashyap on Jab he met Imtiaz Ali 25-10-2007 02:46 PM

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals on Monday assured its contracted players that their payment issues and other obligations would be honoured by the IPL franchise which was expelled by the BCCI last Sunday. The expulsion of Rajasthan Royals from the IPL have caused uncertainty about the future of the cricket league...
  • Wives, girlfriends must watch No Smoking: John 20-10-2007 04:10 PM

    Karachi: Former captains Wasim Akram and Ramiz Raja have blamed the Pakistan Cricket Board's poor management for the spot-fixing scandal that surrounded the team during its tour of England. Akram said clearly there was lack of leadership in the Pakistan Cricket Board and he would not blame the players for...
  • I'm about being different, says John 12-06-2007 12:57 PM

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  • John puffs up to say No Smoking 27-05-2007 10:48 AM

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