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India 5th along in pictorial warnings on cigarette packets, according to latest Canadian Cancer Society report

India has been ranked 5th, jointly with Hong Kong and Thailand, in terms of the largest pictorial warning on cigarette packs with 85% of both sides of the packets covered, according to latest Canadian Cancer Society report. As per 2018 report, Out of 206 nations, Timor Leste has the largest warning on cigarette packages in ..

New Delhi hosts National Consultation on Accelerating Implementation of Tobacco Control Measures for achievement of Goals under National Health Policy 2017

The National Consultation on Accelerating Implementation of Tobacco Control Measures for achievement of Goals under National Health Policy (2017) has inaugurated by Minister of State for Health Ashwini Kumar Choubey in New Delhi on June 6, 2018. The Ministers of State also released the Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2 India Report, 2016-17 and guidelines for ..

2017-CGS-20: Current Affairs for UPSC Mains

GS-II: Mechanisms and Laws for Vulnerable Sections Various Issues around Prison Reforms Prisons are a subject of state list in Indian constitution. The prisons in most states in India face problems of overcrowding, corruption, discrimination, inequality, issues of sanitation, food and health related issues. The women prisoners face sexual violence and so on.  The issue of ..