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Dutch parliament votes to ban burqas, niqabs in some public places

The Dutch Parliament`s lower house voted on Tuesday to ban the wearing of face-covering clothes - such as burqas and niqabs - in some public places, making the Netherlands the latest European country to restrict garments worn by some Muslim women.

Nov 29, 2016, 20:31 PM IST

Health Department declares 'No More Betel Spitting' in Kanpur

Kanpur's health department has come up with an plan curb messy spitting of chewed betel in public places.

Feb 04, 2016, 21:46 PM IST

On-duty cops to face action if caught smoking in public

Delhi Police officials with a habit of smoking will soon face departmental action if they get caught taking a puff in public places while on duty.

Jan 10, 2016, 04:05 AM IST

Tamil Nadu sets up breastfeeding rooms in public places

In some good news for women, Tamil Nadu on Monday inaugurated over 300 breastfeeding rooms in public spots across the province.

Aug 04, 2015, 00:48 AM IST

Zee Media conducts reality check of public places smoking ban

On World No Tobacco Day Zee Media conducts a reality check on how seriously have people of Delhi taken this ban!

May 31, 2015, 23:01 PM IST

Man to appear in court after flying drone over landmarks in UK

A 42-year-old man in the UK alleged to have flown a drone over public places, including packed football stadiums and the Houses of Parliament, is set to become the first person to be charged for such an offence.

Mar 18, 2015, 20:39 PM IST

Why smoking bans don't help smokers kick the butt

A new study has revealed that bans don't help smokers quit smoking as rules governing enclosed public places don't inspire enough of them to smoke less behind their own closed doors or maybe even quit altogether.

Mar 04, 2015, 12:35 PM IST

Maharashtra govt to ban tobacco consumption at public places: Fadnavis

Maharashtra government will soon impose a ban on tobacco consumption at public places, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said Wednesday.

Feb 04, 2015, 17:29 PM IST

British city becomes first to impose public smoking curbs

The British city of Bristol has become the country's first to test smoke-free zones in outdoor public places, without imposing an outright ban, officials said today.

Feb 03, 2015, 01:57 AM IST

NDMC proposes buying of names for public places, properties

 The North Corporation today proposed that any person or institution can buy name tags of a public place or property in return for its maintenance, an idea that was "vehemently rejected" by the Opposition.

Nov 19, 2014, 22:18 PM IST

DoT lists wifi services in urban area as key plan for new govt

The department has included fresh points following instruction from Cabinet secretariat, sources said.

May 22, 2014, 20:57 PM IST

People fined for smoking in public places

Authorities in Kashmir fined 23 people for smoking in public places and issued notices to various restaurant owners for not restricting customers from smoking.

Jun 09, 2013, 13:35 PM IST

Italy may ban smoking e-cigarettes in public places

The Italian health ministry`s advisory body has recommended a ban on the smoking of e-cigarettes in public places and their sale to pregnant women and minors.

Jun 06, 2013, 08:49 AM IST

Russian law bans smoking in public places takes effect

At the same time, tobacco sales will only be permitted in stores and will be banned in kiosks and hotels starting next year.

Jun 03, 2013, 14:20 PM IST

States, UTs not to give nod for statues at public places: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday restrained all the state governments and Union Territories from granting permission for erecting statues or construction of any structure at public places which obstructs traffic movement, saying citizens` right to move freely can`t be taken away.

Jan 18, 2013, 12:59 PM IST

Police draw flak for crackdown on young lovers in Odisha

Young girls & boys were made to kneel down in front of police station for allegedly "kissing, cuddling & holding hands" in public places by cops.

Jan 16, 2013, 22:39 PM IST

Seven fined in Jammu for smoking in public places

Authorities in Jammu have penalised seven persons after they were found smoking in a public place in the city, officials said on Sunday.

Sep 23, 2012, 16:17 PM IST

Sri Lanka to have BP meters in public places

Sri Lanka will install meters in Colombo`s public places to measure blood pressure of people.

Apr 25, 2012, 10:39 AM IST

Hungary bans smoking at public places

Hungarian parliament approved a proposal which bans smoking at public places.

Apr 28, 2011, 08:57 AM IST

Hungary bans smoking at public places

The ban will come in force from January next year in all public institutions.

Apr 27, 2011, 14:06 PM IST