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SRK Denied Fan's Request Lighting Cigarette With Him, Netizens Applause

Shah Rukh Khan completed 31 years in the film industry and conducted an AskSRK. During the session, one of the Twitter users asked SRK to have a cigarette with him. The fan's tweet read, "#askSRK Sath me cigarette pine chaloge kya @iamsrk sir ???" To this, SRK replied, "Main apni buri aadatein akele hi karta hoon!!  SRK's response garnered several likes and comments and was appraised by netizens.

Mon, 26 Jun 2023 - 12:18 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: srk, Film Industry, Cigarettes, Bollywood King, Twitter

Courtesy: The Times of India

Filmmaker Leena Manimekalai, Kaali

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Delhi Court Summons Filmmaker Leena Manimekalai For Kaali Controversy

Leena Manimekalai, a filmmaker, has received a summons from a Delhi court on a lawsuit that aims to prevent her from showing the goddess Kali smoking a cigarette. A lawsuit was lodged against Manimekalai for representing the Hindu deity in an "uncalled manner" in the "Kaali" poster and commercial video, which featured the goddess smoking a cigarette. The case has been scheduled for a hearing on August 6.

Mon, 11 Jul 2022 - 05:46 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Kaali Poster, Delhi Court, summons, Cigarettes, Movie Kaali

Courtesy: India today


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Canada To Introduce Printed Warning 'Poison In Every Puff' On Every Cigarette

In response to concerns that pictorial warnings on cigarette packets losing their effectiveness, Canada is preparing to become the first country in the world to implement a written warning on every cigarette. The revisions are expected to take effect in the second half of 2023. While the precise slogan may alter, the present suggestion is "Poison in every puff," according to the minister of mental health and addictions. 

Mon, 13 Jun 2022 - 03:45 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Canada, Cigarettes, Poison, health warnings, Poison in every puff

Courtesy: India Today


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15-Year-Old Consumes Entire Pack Of Cigarettes After Being 'Inspired' By KGF's Rocky Bhai

A 15-year-old boy from Hyderabad got influenced by the protagonist Rocky Bhai and smoked a complete pack of smokes after seeing KGF Chapter 2 three times in two days. He was taken to a hospital with terrible throat soreness. "Movie-makers and actors have a moral responsibility to not glamorize acts like smoking cigarettes or chewing tobacco or consuming alcohol," pulmonologist Dr. Rohith Reddy Pathuri stated in response to the case. 

Sat, 28 May 2022 - 07:30 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: KGF Chapter 2, Cigarettes, Smoking, Hyderabad, Movie

Courtesy: India Today

Crow & Cigarette

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Swedish Company Trains Crows To Pick Cigarette Butts From Streets

Swedish firm named Corvid Cleaning, is training crows to pick up cigarette butts from the streets. “They are easier to teach and there is a higher chance of them learning from each other,'' quoted the founder. New Caledonian crows, that possess the intelligence of a seven-year-old human child, are used for the job. Notably, The firm is carrying out several tests before rolling out the operation across the city.

Sun, 06 Feb 2022 - 01:36 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: bizzare story, Sweden, Crow, Corvid Cleaning, Cigarettes

Courtesy: India Today

Addicted Smoker

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India Ranks 2nd With More Smokers Aged 16 To 64: Report

India has ranked second in the number of smokers aged between 16 and 64 years, according to a report prepared by "The International Commission to Reignite the Fight Against Smoking". Reportedly, around 250,002,133 Indians in the said age group are smokers. The report also stated that India has one the highest number of oral cancer cases, and a very low "quit rate", at about 20 percent.

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 05:35 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Smoking, Cigarettes, India, Tobacco, Indian youths

Courtesy: Free Press Journal


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Illegal Cigarette Shot Up By 10 Times In 2020-21; More Than FY20

The trade of illegal cigarettes in India soared by 10 times in the pandemic year 2020-21 as compared to FY-20. Presented in Lok Sabha, the report said that illegal cigarette worth Rs 1,772 crore were recovered till February 21, 2021, as compared to Rs 188 crore in FY 20. Besides, the illegal cigarette market in India accounted for 6% of markets in 2016-17. Meanwhile, Union Minister Som Prakash stated India is tracking such involved offenders… read-more

Fri, 19 Mar 2021 - 06:35 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Cigarettes, India, Som Prakash, smoking kills, Illegal trade

Courtesy: The Federal


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Haryana Govt To Launch Anti-Tobacco Drive In Colleges From Jan 26

CM Manohar Lal Khattar-led Haryana government will start an anti-tobacco drive across all colleges and universities in the state from January 26. While painting anti-smoking slogans, the government would place volunteers near school displaying motivational messages. The recent orders ask every educational institution to place ‘Tobacco-free area’ sign outside the building and ‘Tobacco-Free Educational Institution’ within the premises. Earlier… read-more

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 07:46 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Haryana, Haryana CM, Monohar Lal Khatrar, Anti-Tobacco Drive, Privatisation, Cigarettes, Banned, colleges, Universities, Slogan

Courtesy: NDTV

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Customs Seizes 1.42 Kg Gold Hidden In 2 Flyers' Rectum At Chennai Airport

The Customs authority at the Chennai airport on January 13 seized 1.42 kg of gold worth Rs 72.6 lakhs and other items including cigarettes, smartphones, laptops and liquor amounting to Rs 12.4 lakhs. Reportedly, the two passengers arriving from Dubai concealed the gold in paste form in their rectum while the rest of the items were recovered from their luggage. Confiscating the illegal items, the officials have taken the accused into their… read-more

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 08:30 AM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Gold Smuggling, Chennai Airport, Chennai Customs, Cigarettes, Smartphones, Laptops, Liquor Smuggling, Dubai, arrest

Courtesy: NDTV