Upon the car, which was drawn by four richly caparisoned zebus, stood a hideous statue with four arms, the body coloured a dull red, with haggard eyes, dishevelled hair, protruding tongue, and lips tinted with betel
. It stood upright upon the figure of a prostrate and headless giant.
It was as though they were passing along a beaten highway in the center of a civilized community; and yet she knew that the men who lolled upon the verandahs, puffing indolently upon their cigarettes or chewing betel
nut, were all head hunters, and that along the verandah rafters above them hung the grisly trophies of their prowess.
Two or three boys awoke and watched him while they prepared and chewed betel
nut and lime wrapped in green leaves.
According to police 03 pistols, 08 live rounds, 01 kilo 810 gram Charas, 59 kilograms Gotka/Mawa (chewing tobacco), 839 packets Gutka, 759 kilograms betel
nuts, 02 vehicles and 05 LPG cylinders were recovered from arrested the accused, said spokesperson of DIG South-zone on Saturday.
Taiwan has adopted a passive three no's policy 'no encouragement, no prohibition, no advisory' on betel
nuts for over 30 years, despite they are listed as group 1 carcinogens according to International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) standards.
The NH and MP officials recovered 27 bags of smuggled betel
nuts and arrested two accused identified as Shehzad son of Taj Muhammad and Abdul Rab son of Pir Buksh.
Furthermore, due to labelling regimes chewing tobacco and betel
nut are also restricted.
In another recovery of counterfeit items, the CIA police seized Indian betel
nuts valued at over Rs.10 million which were being transported from Karachi to other parts of Sindh.
The Customs officials said 200 drums of diesel, 590 bags of betel
nut and 400 tyres were confiscated.
nuts and its derivatives are popular among people from South Asia and the Indian subcontinent which, combined with tobacco and other ingredients, are used to make the mild narcotic 'paan'.
Nizamul Hasan told that they have started cancer awareness program in schools and worried to see very young kids using betel
nuts and other addictive stuff.
The relevant risk factors for contracting OC include betel
quid chewing, tobacco use, alcohol consumption, poor diet, biological infections, and oral chronic inflammation. Although many advances in clinical cancer treatments have been made, good outcomes have not been reflected in mortality figures since the 1960s, with the 5-year survival rate hovering at approximately 50%. In developing countries/regions, featuring a cultural practice of betel
quid chewing, there has been a high incidence of OC, mainly in southeast Asian countries such as India, Sri Lanka, and Thailand, as well as in southern China, such as in Taiwan area, Hunan Province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.