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Exclusive: Delhi government bars Bloomberg-funded charity from tobacco control work

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By Aditya KalraNEW DELHI (Reuters) - A small Indian non-profit funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies will not be allowed to carry out tobacco-control work in New Delhi after it failed to disclose its funding, according to a city government official and a memo seen by Reuters.Other foreign-funded organizations will need to seek prior approval in the future for anti-tobacco activities in the Indian capital, the official also said.The Delhi government's decision comes amid similar moves by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration, which has since 2014 tightened surveillance of foreign-funded ...

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 14:17 IST
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