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Aug 07, 2017
Biotech company may have unlocked the secret to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes and tobacco plantsInvestors are betting on a little-known biotech company to supply Big Tobacco with low-nicotine cigarettes.
Jul 23, 2017
Over 2 million Indians registered for anti-tobacco programmes in 2016, says WHO20 lakh people enrolled themselves in the first year of a quit- tobacco initiative of the Indian government
Jul 22, 2017
DMK demands CBI probe into alleged payout to minister, officials in gutkha bribery caseMK Stalin has demanded a CBI probe into the alleged payment of bribes to a state minister and top officials to facilitate sale of gutkha in the state
Jul 19, 2017
Environment ministry says cigarette butts are 'biodegradable', gets slammed by NGTThe National Green Tribunal on Wednesday slammed the (MoEF) for terming cigarette butts as 'biodegradable' and directed it to clarify its stand on the issue.
Jul 18, 2017
ITC shares decline 15% after GST Council's decision to raise cess on cigarettesThe peak GST rate of 28 percent as also the 5 percent ad valorem cess will continue but the fixed cess has been hiked in the Rs 485-792 range per 1,000 sticks
Jul 18, 2017
Boost for startups: DIPP proposes Rs 2000 cr credit guarantee scheme for entrepreneursThe proposed scheme, she said, will provide credit guarantee of up to Rs 500 lakh per case inclusive of term loan, working capital or any other instrument of assistance extended by member lending institutions to finance an eligible startup recognized by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP).
Jul 16, 2017
Islamic State's armoured car bombs confiscated in MosulIslamic State’s weapon of choice is a poor man’s guided missile that militants have found a way to produce on an industrial scale.
Jul 13, 2017
GST: No Composition Scheme for ice-cream, tobacco product makers, says Hasmukh AdhiaAll the the traders will have to mention that he is a "composition taxable person" on notice or sign board displayed at a prominent place at his place of businesses.
Jun 28, 2017
GST: Ice cream, pan masala, tobacco makers can't opt for composition schemeUnder the composition scheme where the turnover does not exceed Rs 75 lakh, manufacturers will have to pay 1 percent of turnover as GST, traders 2.5 percent and 0.5 percent of turnover in state in case of other suppliers.
Jun 15, 2017
Health ministry to amend draft of tobacco-control law after analysing one lakh suggestionsThe health ministry will come out with a fresh draft proposing amendments to a legislation on tobacco control after it analysed over one lakh suggestions