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    Tobacco Market In Pakistan Face

  • Pakistan among top four countries with rising tobacco use

    KARACHI: Tobacco use has emerged as a serious health challenge in Pakistan that now stands among the top four countries of the world with rapid increase in tobacco market...

    The event was organised by the National Alliance for Tobacco Control (NATC) in collaboration with the Aga Khan University (AKU) and the Pakistan Chest Society...

  • Pakistan to stay away from tobacco conference in India

    Pakistan will not attend a global tobacco-control conference in India next week, a government minister said on Friday, in the latest fallout of strained diplomatic ties between the South Asian neighbours...

    India is hosting the biennial conference of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the only global treaty to deter tobacco consumption...

  • Cigarette giants' lobbying led to dilution of tobacco health warnings in Pakistan: report

    Philip Morris International Inc and British American Tobacco Plc lobbied Pakistan's government to not implement bigger health warnings on cigarette packs, in what officials say was part of an industry-wide campaign that successfully persuaded Islamabad to water down a proposal designed to save lives...

    In Pakistan, where the government estimates tobacco kills more than 100,000 people a year, Philip Morris launched a lobbying campaign...

  • Face-to-face with Rohingya, pope ditches diplomacy

    Francis on Saturday explained his strategy: He said he would have never gotten his message across if he had launched into a public critique of the Rohingya offensive while on Burmese soil, saying doing so would have “slammed the door in their face” to any real dialogue...

    “It's true I didn't have the pleasure of slamming the door in their face publicly with a denunciation,” Francis told reporters en route home to Rome...

  • Saudi Arabia, Iran to discuss Syria war face-to-face

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and Iran announced they would attend international talks in Vienna on Friday on the civil war in Syria, in the first meeting between the regional adversaries aimed at ending the four-year-long conflict in the country...

    Saudi Arabia’s participation in the talks was aimed at gauging the willingness of Russia and Iran, the Syrian government’s main backers, for a peace deal, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on...
  • Animals come face to face at Japanese aquarium

    TOKYO: A Japanese aquarium has come up with a wild idea to entertain the public during its temporary closure due to the coronavirus outbreak — introducing sea animals to each other and sharing the results online...

    A group of eight penguins at Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise near Tokyo regularly waddle around inside the aquarium and now they have a new stop — a tank of seals they had never met before
  • Visitors to cattle market face inconvenience

    ISLAMABAD: The residents of the federal capital suffered lots of inconvenience while visiting the cattle market...

    Not only there was no easy approach to the area but also a majority of the citizens were not aware of the exact location of the market...

  • Money Market: SBP injects Rs90bn into market

    LAST week, the State Bank of Pakistan conducted two open market operations and pumped a cumulative Rs90bn into the banking system...

    According to the weekly Statement of Affairs of the State Bank of Pakistan for the week ended Jan 29, 2016, currency notes in circulation decreased to Rs3,093...

  • Anti-tobacco team visits church to create awareness

    ISLAMABAD: A team of ‘Tobacco Smoke Free Capital’ visited Saint Thomas Church in Sector G-7/2 on Sunday to create awareness among people against the hazards of using tobacco...

    The visit was part of a campaign held in connection with No Tobacco Day which is observed on May 31 every year...

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