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Mumbai: Smoke from factory makes breathing difficult for residents of housing society in Mulund

August 14, 2022 12:10 pm

On April 6, the residents wrote a formal complaint letter to BMC’s T ward and another to Mulund police station. When contacted, Kantilal Kothimbire, senior inspector of Mulund police station said, “We had forwarded the complaint to BMC soon as we received it, as issuing permission to factories is the responsibility of the BMC.”

Smoking during pregnancy can harm your baby's brain: Study

May 25, 2016 2:49 pm

Mothers who smoke during pregnancy can increase the risks of mental disorders in their babies and also have the high risk of bipolar disorder.

Smoking e-cigarettes can directly kill your lung cells

January 28, 2016 12:37 pm

Inhalation of e-cigarette vapour daily leads to changes in the inflammatory milieu inside the airways.

Busy town falls silent

September 10, 2013 1:27 am

A policeman entrusted with enforcing the curfew said the only vehicles we allow through are either of the police

Smoke emanates from Spicejet flight,passengers safe

April 08, 2014 3:21 pm

The Spicejet has cancelled the return flight from Tuticorin to Chennai.

Planes diverted,offices close as Moscow chokes

August 07, 2010 4:53 pm

Planes were diverted from Moscow airports after huge peat and forest fires blanketed the capital in acrid smoke,forcing some businesses to close.

Secondhand smoke damages arteries in teens

March 03, 2010 9:13 am

Children as young as 13 who have evidence of secondhand smoke in their blood also have visibly thicker arteries,Finnish researchers reported.

China orders officials to smoke or be fined

May 04, 2009 2:53 pm

Officials in central China have been told to smoke nearly a quarter million packs of locally made cigarettes annually or risk being fined.

Smoking ban goes up in smoke in Jalandhar

March 16, 2009 3:19 am

In theory,the nationwide ban on smoking at public places came into effect on October 2,2008,but its implementation remains dismal at best.

Smoke sense

February 18, 2009 5:53 am

When someone smokes,those around him smoke too. Similarly,a pregnant woman,who is smoking,is actually subjecting her foetus to the harmful effects of smoking and it’s not difficult to understand that smoke from cigarettes...


The impact of stubble burning on Delhi’s air pollution: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

Stubble burning is the deliberate setting fire of the straw stubble that remains after wheat is harvested. The smoke from this practice is often blamed as a major factor in Delhi’s air pollution. This is what the data says.

Sunny Leone confesses she used to smoke

February 24, 2016 8:25 am

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): It seems like Bollywood actress and former porn star Sunny Leone has taken the pledge to help smokers kick the butt. The actress has been roped in for an anti-smoking campaign along with ‘Sanskaari Babuji’ Alok Nath and ‘Tanu weds Manu’ fame actor Deepak Dobriyal. Present at the launch of the ad in Mumbai, Sunny Leone also confessed that she herself used to smoke. The ‘Mastizaade’ star can be seen in a traditional avatar in the quirky ad and carries the look effortlessly. Talking about the bad habits, Sunny Leone also confessed that she loves hogging on junk food and this is one bad habit which she wants to get rid of. She said that smoking is not cool and instead is very disgusting. We hope, everyone is listening to Sunny.