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Govt approves health tax on cigarettes, carbonated drinks

06 June, 2019 6:05 pm 6:05 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The federal government has finally approved to impose health tax on cigarettes and carbonated drinks in the budget for fiscal year 2019-20 on Sunday. According to the details garnered, the federal government has approved imposition of tax of Rs 10 on a pack of 20 cigarettes. The government has also approved … Read More


Smokers have higher risk for multiple strokes

05 May, 2019 11:13 am 11:13 am

BEIJING (Reuters ) – Smokers who have a stroke are much more likely to have another one if they don’t quit or at least cut back, a Chinese study suggests. Smoking has long been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and serious cardiac events like heart attacks and strokes. But the new study … Read More

Liquor found from Sharjeel Memon’s room as CJP visits hospital

09 September, 2018 2:20 pm 2:20 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Two bottles of liquor and cigarettes were recovered from the room of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Shaejeel Memon as Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar paid a surprise visit to Ziauddin Hospital. The CJP arrived at hospital amid tight security on Saturday morning. He came to visit Sharjeel Memon, … Read More