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Gulshan Rai

President, World Lung Foundation, South Asia

Dr Gulshan Rai Khatri, a medical doctor is also President, World Lung Foundation – South Asia, he has been awarded the Padma Shri and is known for his efforts in curbing the disease of tuberculosis worldwide.

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Don't Be Fooled By The Tobacco Industry's Misleading Ads Against 85% Pictorial Warnings

The tobacco industry has been raising a hue and cry via newspaper advertisements against the decision to have pictorial warnings covering 85% of cigarette/bidi packaging. They are calling the warnings a global conspiracy and outlining the impact it will have on the livelihoods of tobacco farmers. This is a wily effort to evoke public sympathy and mislead the government. Let me explain why I think so.
03/05/2016 8:26 AM IST