Asia Pacific Sep 19, 2019

Public transport drivers strike in Delhi over higher fines

Commuters in India's capital faced difficulties Thursday as much of the city's public transportation, including private buses, auto-rickshaws and some ride-hailing services, remained off the roads to protest a sharp increase in traffic fines under a new law. The government hopes the new Motor Vehicles ...

India bans e-cigarettes as vaping backlash grows

Business Sep 19, 2019

India bans e-cigarettes as vaping backlash grows

India announced on Wednesday a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology promoted as less harmful than smoking tobacco. The announcement by India came a day after New York became the second U.S. state to ban ...