News Topic:Tobacco

J-K ranks sixth in India for tobacco use

J&K UT has been identified as having the sixth highest prevalence of tobacco use in India, with over 20 per cent of the population engaging in tobacco consumption.

Dr Mir Mushtaq honored with WHO award for tobacco control efforts in Kashmir

Dr Mir Mushtaq, Nodal Officer NTCP DHSK, has been honoured with the prestigious WHO award for his outstanding contributions to tobacco control in the Kashmir Division.

SMC urges action against surrogate advertisement on JKRTC buses

In an open violation of government advertisement policy 2012 and COTPA-2003, JKRTC buses in Kashmir can be seen pasted with advertisement of pan masala.

J-K’s Tobacco Epidemic: Urgent measures taken to curb rising prevalence

Find out about the decline in tobacco smoking at public places in J&K and the comprehensive strategies being implemented to combat this pressing issue.

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UGC-NET June 2024 exam cancelled amid integrity concerns

The UGC-NET June 2024 exam, conducted by the National Testing Agency, that took place on Tuesday has been cancelled following concerns about the integrity of the exam.
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Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in Baramulla

Security forces on Wednesday neutralized two militants during an encounter in Hadipora Rafiabad area of northern Kashmir's Baramulla district.

Senior photojournalist Nissar Ahmad passes away after prolonged illness

Nissar Ahmad, a senior photojournalist, passed away today after a prolonged battle with a life-threatening illness.

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Kashmiris speak out as Valley witnesses first major polls after Article 370 abrogation

In a significant electoral moment, Kashmir witnessed its first major polls after the abrogation of Article 370, with hopeful residents expressing their aspirations.

Kashmir political leaders accuse authorities of arresting their workers

J&K political leaders, including Sajjad Gani Lone and Altaf Bukhari, have raised concerns over the arrest and harassment of workers ahead of the polls.