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Showing posts from February 22, 2014

US bans bidis made by Indian tobacco company

The ban came about because the products were found to be substantially different from existing tobacco products on the market as of 2007, and did not meet new regulatory requirements, the FDA said. Photo: Reuters Washington: US regulators on Friday banned four types of small cigarettes known as bidis made by an Indian company, marking the Food and Drug Administration’s first-ever oversight action against a tobacco product.

Remembering Baba…

The Hindu Narendra Jadav in New Delhi. Photo: Vijay Lokapally
Narendra Jadav on writing a biography of B. R. Ambedkar and his relevance today Six books on Dr. B. R. Ambedkar and a television serial in the offing. Narendra Jadhav, Member,