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  • 4 Indian actresses who stood up for themselves

    I am shocked to see the rise in the number of fairness creams, dark actresses looking paler and paler with every film and magazines, hoardings, films and advertisements showing only fair women...

    Here's hoping we see more actors speaking out, especially in Pakistan!...

  • Turkmenistan the world’s most non-smoking country: WHO

    Cited by state media, Chan noted that the country ratified the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in 2011 by which time it had already banned smoking in public places...

    Also speaking at the forum, Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva, Head of the Convention Secretariat, challenged the Central Asian state to drive smoking down to five per cent of the population in the coming years...

  • Legislation banning smoking at public events to be introduced

    The new legislation will ban smoking during public and political rallies, protests, sit-ins, religious gatherings, fashion shows, music concerts and a section for the use of tobacco will also be added on traffic tickets...

    It has been proposed that the NOC be made conditional on the provision of an affidavit saying smoking will be banned during the event,” he explained...

  • Smoking in public

    THIS is apropos of Asif Jah’s letter on the issue of smoking at public places (April 28)...

    I had a similar experience at a famous fast food restaurant in Karachi the other day, where people were seen smoking inside the airconditioned restaurant in the presence of small children...

  • Smoking to kill 200 million in China this century

    Smoking-related diseases will claim 200 million lives in China this century and plunge tens of millions into poverty, a report said on Friday...

    But a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said Friday that the Asian giant will suffer an economic toll if it does not urgently reduce its smoking population...

  • TV channels to air anti-smoking messages

    ISLAMABAD: As the World No Tobacco Day approaches, the Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) succeeded in getting an assurance from the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to run tobacco control messages through national TV channels and radio stations...

    “The campaign was held a few years ago and after that during a survey it was observed that 25 to 30pc smokers, who watched the video or posters, tried to quit...

  • Chinese official demoted for not smoking in front of Muslims

    A Chinese official who allegedly declined to smoke in front of Muslims in Xinjiang has been demoted for taking an “unstable political stance,” a state-run newspaper reported Tuesday...

    Xinjiang, home to China's Muslim Uighur ethnic minority, restricts religious practices ? such as growing beards, wearing headscarves, and fasting during Ramadan ? that are seen as symbols of “Islamic extremism”
  • 133 arrested for ‘sheesha’ smoking, Punjab govt tells SC

    ISLAMABAD: The Punjab government on Tuesday submitted an interim report in the Supreme Court, informing it that it had arrested 133 people and registered 32 cases against different offenders from 2014 to 2015 for serving ‘sheesha’ smoking (glass hooka)...

    Take a look: SC seeks report on implementation of Sheesha ban in countryA three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali is seized with a case regarding...

  • Chief Justice urged to ban smoking in SC building

    ISLAMABAD: While the country’s law prohibits smoking in public places, this law is openly violated in the building of the Supreme Court, under the nose of the chief justice...

    Non-governmental organisation TheNetwork for Consumer Protection appealed to Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk to to help enforce the ban against smoking in public places, including lower courts, and declaring the Supreme Court premises ‘smoke free’...

  • Smoking ban sparks riot at prison in Australia

    SYDNEY: Hundreds of inmates at a maximum security prison in Melbourne rioted on Tuesday and prison staff were evacuated after, according to media reports, a protest against a smoking ban at the facility spun out of control...

    ” The smoking ban, being imposed at prisons across the state, was due to take effect at Ravenhall on Tuesday...

  • Smoking ban sought in Parliament House

    ISLAMABAD: An irritated PPP lawmaker on Monday sought intervention of the speaker National Assembly for strict implementation of the anti-smoking ban inside the premises of the parliament house...

    Shazia Marri of the PPP, an directly elected Member of the National Assembly from Sindh, speaking on a point of order, said, “as per the law of the land, smoking is banned inside public places, but, what to talk about the rest of the...

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