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Asian group asks Taiwan to recognise tobacco harm reduction as a human right

New Delhi, May 17 (UNI) An Asia-Pacific consumer advocacy group on Sunday supported the petition asking the Taiwanese government to recognize tobacco harm reduction as a human right in line with the goal for Smoke-Free Taiwan 2040.
In a statement, the Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) said it is supporting the initiative of Taiwan Tobacco Harm Reduction Association (TTHRA) which filed a petition calling upon the government of Taiwan to allow tobacco harm reduction products as part of the key strategy for tobacco control.
Tobacco harm reduction is a public health strategy that aims to provide alternatives to reduce risks caused by smoking cigarettes. Such alternatives include innovative technology-aided electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) or e-cigarettes, Swedish snus, and heat-not-burn tobacco products.
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CBI files a charge sheet in Dhanbad judge murder case

21 Oct 2021 | 2:45 AM

New Delhi, Oct 20 (UNI) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday filed a charge sheet against two men in connection with the death of Dhanbad judge Uttam Anand, who was killed during his morning walk, said sources.

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AMO Mobility Launches its New Campaign 'Karle Raho Se Yaariyan’

21 Oct 2021 | 2:09 AM

New Delhi, Oct 20(UNI) Amo Mobility, a brand creating reliable, sustainable, and affordable e-mobility solutions in India, recently launched an ad campaign, ‘Karle Raho Se Yaariyan’. The campaign is aimed at building widespread awareness with the continuous effort for an e-mobility solution and the entire vision is of shifting the paradigm from e-mobility to mass mobility.

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NIA conducts search at a warehouse in Delhi

21 Oct 2021 | 1:37 AM

New Delhi, Oct 20 (UNI) National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday conducted a search with Forensic Science Laboratory at a warehouse in Delhi in connection with the 2988.2 kgs of drug seizure at Mundra port.

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Kejriwal refuses to react on Dalit man's custodial death in UP

21 Oct 2021 | 1:31 AM

New Delhi, October 20 (UNI) While several opposition parties have come forward to criticise the Uttar Pradesh government over the death of a sanitation worker in police custody, the Aam Aadmi Party has maintained silence on the matter so far.

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SKM raises issue regarding lack of recording statements of eye witnesses

21 Oct 2021 | 12:57 AM

New Delhi, Oct 20 (UNI) Samyukta Kisan Morcha(SKM) on Wednesday alleged that the Uttar Pradesh government's status report lacks statements of eye witnesses, and that they are facing intimidation.

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