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Madras HC quashes TN govt notification banning gutkha products

Madras HC quashes TN govt notification banning gutkha products

Chennai, Jan 25 (UNI) A division bench of the Madras High Court set aside a notification issued by the Food Safety Commissioner in 2018 to ban the sale of tobacco and tobacco products like Gutka, Pan Masala, flavored or scented food products, or chewable food products in Tamil Nadu.
Heading the bench along with Justice K Kumaresh Babu, Justice R Subramanian passed the orders on allowing a batch of writ petitions.
The judges ruled in favour of the petitioners on the ground that the Food Safety Commissioner has no powers under Section 30 (2)(a) of The Food Safety and Standards Act (FSSA), 2006 to issue such a notification to ban the sales of tobacco products permanently.

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Five college students from AP drowns in sea while bathing in Mahabs, four feared drowned, one body washed ashore

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Chennai, Mar 3 (UNI) In a tragic incident, five college students from Andhra Pradesh, who were on a tour to the heritage site of Mamallapuram about 55 km from here, were dragged into the sea by huge tidal waves while having a bath of which one body was washed ashore and the other four were feared drowned.

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Pulse polio campaign begins, TN govt targets immunising 57 lakh children

Pulse polio campaign begins, TN govt targets immunising 57 lakh children

03 Mar 2024 | 8:13 AM

Chennai, Mar 3 (UNI) A total of 57 lakh children in the age group of 0-5 years will
administered polio drops as part of the Pulse Polio Immunisation campaign in
Tamil Nadu which began on Sunday, in a bid tom make the eradicate Poliomyelitis
from the earth and also from the State.

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PM Modi to visit TN tomorrow, 2nd in in 5 days

PM Modi to visit TN tomorrow, 2nd in in 5 days

03 Mar 2024 | 8:04 AM

Chennai, Mar 3 (UNI) Just 5 days after his 2-day visit to Tamil Nadu, Prime Minister
Narendra Modi will be visiting the State again on a short visit on Monday.

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Telangana CM takes bold steps to address nutrition & welfare challenges

02 Mar 2024 | 11:32 PM

Hyderabad, Mar 2 (UNI) Telangana Chief Minister A Revanth Reddy has directed officials to implement stringent measures ensuring proper nutritional support for pregnant women and infants at Anganwadi centers.

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Mesmerising Jugalbandi performance by Grammy Winner Rakesh Chaurasia & Dr Jayanti Kumaresh

02 Mar 2024 | 11:17 PM

Hyderabad, Mar 2 (UNI) The enchanting Jugalbandi series, Uttar Dakshin, graced the stage at Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University (JNAFAU) auditorium in Masabtank on Saturday.

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