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A Kohinoor paan worth Rs 5,000, meant for the newly-married

The paan also has a special liquid fragrance which is found only in West Bengal.

Dec 04, 2017, 09:43 AM IST

UK city mulls action against paan spitting

Many of the Indian-origin population of the city enjoy chewing paan but now the local council feel the habit of spitting out the residue has got out of control.

Apr 04, 2016, 00:03 AM IST

Indian scientists unlocking betel leaf's health secrets

The study also links environmental influence to the anti-inflammatory attributes of paan.

Jan 31, 2016, 18:47 PM IST

Chewing paan, tobacco banned at Varanasi's Kashi Vishwanath temple

"Devotees chewing 'paan' (beetle leaf) and 'gutkha' will be denied entry into the Kashi Vishwanath temple here, an official said on Monday.

Jan 18, 2016, 20:09 PM IST

Know why eating saunf, gulkand or elaichi after meal is good for you!

It is a common fact that most people tend to eat more when the food is just too delicious. Here's how eating gulkand, elaichi and saunf can help aid digestion.

Dec 18, 2015, 14:15 PM IST

Fire paan that is sure to give more flavour to your taste buds!

A shop in Gujarat is selling paan that which is set on fire before being placed in the mouth of the customer. It is made with the same ingredients as any other normal paan.

Jun 18, 2015, 10:03 AM IST

After mangoes, now `Paan` from India may be banned by EU

Betel or `paan` leaves from India may be the next item to be banned by the European Union (EU), which has already imposed an import ban on Alphonso mangoes over claims of a fruit fly infestation.

Jun 14, 2014, 16:19 PM IST

Chewing paan can cause oral cancer

Chewing betel quid or paan exposes half a billion people to substances that act as direct carcinogens in the mouth

Oct 25, 2012, 16:46 PM IST

London cracks down on spitting `paan` in public

Red-faced over a `dramatic` increase in spitting `paan` in public places, the London borough of Brent with a large population of Indian origin has announced a fine and a campaign to stop people from doing so.

Mar 24, 2010, 13:56 PM IST