India

Approaching BAT in Market Value: What's Happening in Indian Tobacco Giant ITC Ltd
Approaching BAT in Market Value: What's Happening in Indian Tobacco Giant ITC Ltd
ITC Ltd's market value is closing in on British American Tobacco at $640bn, sparking interest in the Indian tobacco giant.
Business
Mar.26
ITC Ltd Closing in on British American Tobacco in Value
ITC Ltd Closing in on British American Tobacco in Value
Indian tobacco major ITC Ltd's market value is catching up to British American Tobacco, which recently sold ₹17 billion worth of ITC shares.
Business
Mar.15
India Urged to Ban Smoking Zones in Hotels, Restaurants, Airports
India Urged to Ban Smoking Zones in Hotels, Restaurants, Airports
Doctors, cancer patients, and hotels are urging the Indian government to ban designated smoking areas in public places.
Regulations
Mar.14
BAT Sells 3.5% Stake in ITC for $2.1 Billion
BAT Sells 3.5% Stake in ITC for $2.1 Billion
British American Tobacco (BAT) sells 3.5% stake in India's ITC Ltd for $2.1 billion, retaining 25.5% ownership.
BAT
Mar.14
Illegal E-cigarette Sales Crackdown in Indian Market: 6 Arrested
Illegal E-cigarette Sales Crackdown in Indian Market: 6 Arrested
Six people arrested in Chennai for illegal sale of e-cigarettes banned by Tamil Nadu government, with 1312 seized. Police continue crackdown.
Regulations
Mar.12
Indian Association Supports Government Efforts to Combat Illegal Vapes
Indian Association Supports Government Efforts to Combat Illegal Vapes
Mothers Against Vaping praises Indian government's efforts to limit spread of illegal e-cigarettes, as Noida Police seize hundreds.
Regulations
Mar.12
BAT Considering Sale of Partial Stake in Indian ITC Company
BAT Considering Sale of Partial Stake in Indian ITC Company
British American Tobacco (BAT) is considering selling a "small portion" of its stake in Indian company ITC through block trades.
BAT
Mar.12
WHO Calls for Stronger Tobacco and E-cigarette Control in Southeast Asia
WHO Calls for Stronger Tobacco and E-cigarette Control in Southeast Asia
WHO calls for stronger tobacco and e-cigarette control in Southeast Asia, despite some progress in reducing consumption.
Regulations
Feb.21
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