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International Days Greetings

International Days Greetings

International Days Greetings: An international observance, also known as an international dedication or an international anniversary, is a period of time to observe some issue of international interest or concern. This is used to commemorate, promote and mobilize for action. Many of these periods have been established by the United Nations General Assembly (UN), Economic and Social Council, United Nations …

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International Days Facebook Covers

International Days Facebook Covers

International Days Facebook Covers: India is a country full of culture and festivals. All the festivals are based on agriculture and people enjoy it fully. Apart from festivals there are many events which are celebrated in India not less than festivals and even the culture is being changed and these events are celebrated at public and government levels. These events …

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Tobacco Trivia – World No Smoking Day Quiz

Tobacco Trivia - World No Smoking Day Quiz

Tobacco Trivia – World No Smoking Day Quiz On the occasion of “World No Smoking Day” we bring you a simple quiz consisting of 9 question related to Smoking, Tobacco / Cigarette, take your time and solve it.

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World Cancer Day – 4th February

World Cancer Day - 4th February

World Cancer Day is celebrated every year on 4th of February all over the world to commemorate all the efforts done by the WHO, United Nations, governmental and nongovernmental health organizations towards making the strategy to fight against cancer as well as distributing the real message about this epidemic disease and its treatments including its precautionary measures by uniting all …

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World Heart Day – 29th September

World Heart Day - 29th September

World Heart Day is a campaign established to spread awareness about the health of heart among common people all through the world. This initiative was founded in the year 2000 to inform people to take care of their heart. A huge percentage of common public in the society is suffering from the heart diseases like stroke, heart attack, heart failure, …

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Cuba Guinness World Record: Longest Cigar

Cuba Guinness World Record: Longest Cigar

Havana, Cuba – August 23, 2016 – Record-setting Cuban cigar roller Jose Castelar, 72, has broken his own Guinness world record, rolling a cigar that measures 90-metre (295-feet) to celebrate the 90th birthday of revolutionary leader Fidel Castro; he used more than 80 kilos (176 lbs) of tobacco to make the cigar which sets the new world record for the Longest …

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Smoking Addiction Poem in Hindi धूम्रपान है दुर्व्यसन

Smoking Addiction Poem in Hindi धूम्रपान है दुर्व्यसन

धूम्रपान है दुर्व्यसन, मुँह में लगती आग स्वास्थ्य, सभ्यता, धन घटे, कर दो इसका त्याग। बीड़ी-सिगरेट पीने से, दूषित होती वायु छाती छननी सी बने, घट जाती है आयु। रात-दिन मन पर लदी, तम्बाकू की याद अन्न-पान से भी अधिक, करे धन-पैसा बरबाद। कभी फफोले भी पड़ें, चिक जाता कभी अंग छेद पड़ें पोशाक में, आग राख के संग। जलती …

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World No Tobacco Day – India No. 1 in Smokeless Tobacco deaths

India No. 1 in Smokeless Tobacco deaths

India accounts for nearly three-fourths of over a quarter million deaths worldwide caused by smokeless tobacco while millions more have their lives shortened due to its ill health effects, a new study has found. “Nearly 85 per cent of the total burden attributable to smokeless tobacco (SLT) use was in Southeast Asia, with India alone accounting for 74 per cent …

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Kids Questionnaire – Where does tobacco come from?

Kids Questionnaire - Where does tobacco come from?

Tobacco is the name given to the plant and cured leaves of Nicotiana, and it can be used in various ways – for smoking, chewing and snuffing. It was first cultivated by the Indians of North and South America. Accounts of Christopher Columbus’s first voyage in 1492 speak of the natives of Cuba using ‘smoking reeds’ – a kind of …

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What steps are taken by the WHO on World No Tobacco Day?

What steps are taken by the WHO on World No Tobacco Day?

WHO has taken many steps in reducing or banning the use of tobacco or its products by establishing an event called World No Tobacco Day and various other health awareness campaigns on world level. Some of the special steps taken by the WHO towards no tobacco use are mentioned below:

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