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Kerala replacing Punjab as 'capital of drugs': Governor Arif Mohammad Khan
India

Kerala replacing Punjab as 'capital of drugs': Governor Arif Mohammad Khan

Khan, who is at loggerheads with the Left government over various issues including appointments to universities, said while everyone campaigned against liquor consumption, Kerala was encouraging its use

Is 36-year-old Finland PM in trouble for ‘partying hard’?
World

Is 36-year-old Finland PM in trouble for ‘partying hard’?

Sanna Marin, Finland's youngest prime minister, claims that she did not use any drugs at the party. She just danced, sang and did the things that are perfectly legal

Smoking, alcohol, high BMI responsible for 4.45 million global cancer deaths, say Lancet study
World

Smoking, alcohol, high BMI responsible for 4.45 million global cancer deaths, say Lancet study

The findings can help policymakers and researchers identify key risk factors that could be targeted in efforts to reduce deaths and ill health from cancer regionally, nationally, and globally

'People under 40 face higher health risks from alcohol than older adults'
World

'People under 40 face higher health risks from alcohol than older adults'

A study has found that about 60 per cent of alcohol-related injuries occur among people between the age group of 15-39, including motor vehicle accidents, suicides, and homicides

22-year-old man kills mother for refusing Rs 100 for alcohol in Odisha
India

22-year-old man kills mother for refusing Rs 100 for alcohol in Odisha

The incident took place in Hatapadia Sahi village in Jashipur Police Station area on Friday night

Complaint against Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann for entering Gurudwara in inebriated state
India

Complaint against Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann for entering Gurudwara in inebriated state

BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga filed the police complaint against Mann for allegedly entering Gurudwara Damdama Sahib in a drunk condition

New study on monkeys reveals why some people love alcohol; find out more here
World

New study on monkeys reveals why some people love alcohol; find out more here

Researchers have discovered that some of our ‘ape ancestors’ actually consumed fruits containing alcohol – sugar in ripe fruits when exposed to atmosphere is broken down into alcohol and carbon dioxide by yeasts

Opposition slams Delhi government for allowing private liquor shops to offer up to 25% discount, demands withdrawal of rebate
India

Opposition slams Delhi government for allowing private liquor shops to offer up to 25% discount, demands withdrawal of rebate

Delhi's Excise Department, in an order issued on Friday, allowed retail private vendors to offer up to 25 per cent discount on the MRP of liquor

Fevicol or alcohol: Harsh Goenka asks what's better for bonding; adhesive brand's reply takes internet by storm
India

Fevicol or alcohol: Harsh Goenka asks what's better for bonding; adhesive brand's reply takes internet by storm

This is not the first time Fevicol's replies went viral. Earlier, the brand turned Ronaldo's Coca-Cola snub into a witty Twitter post

What’s in your glass — Whisky or Whiskey?
Arts & Culture

What’s in your glass — Whisky or Whiskey?

The right way to understand the difference between whisky and whiskey lies in its history and how one makes the spirit.

Bihar: Toll climbs to 33 in spurious liquor consumption cases in Gopalganj and West Champaran districts
India

Bihar: Toll climbs to 33 in spurious liquor consumption cases in Gopalganj and West Champaran districts

Meanwhile, Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Yadav blamed CM Nitish Kumar over the hooch deaths and accused those in his government, including a BJP minister, of being involved in sale of illicit liquor

Bubbly supply halted after Moscow passes law that says 'champagne' is Russian
World

Bubbly supply halted after Moscow passes law that says 'champagne' is Russian

The law has sparked controversy and the renowned winemaker Moet-Hennessy said Monday it was suspending champagne shipments to Russia.

Another Round movie review: Thomas Vinterberg film is an interesting experiment on soft benefits of alcohol
Entertainment

Another Round movie review: Thomas Vinterberg film is an interesting experiment on soft benefits of alcohol

Another Round is an analytical view beyond the simplistic approach of tracing vice to the morality of alcoholism, usually argued by the social critics of alcohol.

Nightlife may be on pause amid coronavirus pandemic, but the next trend is here already: sober bars
Lifestyle

Nightlife may be on pause amid coronavirus pandemic, but the next trend is here already: sober bars

Sober bars aren’t a new phenomenon. They first appeared in the 19th century as part of the temperance movement. But while previous iterations were geared toward non-drinkers or people in recovery, the newer venues welcome the sober as well as the curious.

'Avoid drinking, get indoors', says IMD as north India braces for 'severe' cold wave
India

'Avoid drinking, get indoors', says IMD as north India braces for 'severe' cold wave

A cold wave is expected over Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and northern Rajasthan from 28 December, the IMD said

Young onset of esophageal cancer is rare but on the rise: Study says poor five-year survival rate likely among patients
Health

Young onset of esophageal cancer is rare but on the rise: Study says poor five-year survival rate likely among patients

You may not be as aware of the threat of esophageal cancer as you may be of breast, lung or even prostate cancer, but the prevalence of this cancer type is gradually increasing. According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, esophageal cancer is the seventh most commonly occurring cancer among men and the 13th among women worldwide

Early morning headaches can be caused by disturbed sleep, mood disorders and more: Tips on how to prevent them
Health

Early morning headaches can be caused by disturbed sleep, mood disorders and more: Tips on how to prevent them

Morning headaches can be of many different types like migraines, tension headaches, headaches caused due to medication overuse

Alcohol-related dementia: How to identify and treat condition that neurotoxicity, vitamin B1 deficiency may cause
Health

Alcohol-related dementia: How to identify and treat condition that neurotoxicity, vitamin B1 deficiency may cause

What many do not know is that excessive alcohol consumption is also a cause of dementia

Consumption of alcohol even in small amounts can result in obesity and metabolic syndrome, suggests study
Health

Consumption of alcohol even in small amounts can result in obesity and metabolic syndrome, suggests study

While daily consumption of alcohol increases apetite, studies have also associated alcohol with an increase in the amount of subcutaneous fat, both in men and women, especially around the abdominal area

Smoking, not sleeping enough, and three other habits that harm your sexual performance
Health

Smoking, not sleeping enough, and three other habits that harm your sexual performance

A study, published in Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology in 2020, indicates that an unhealthy lifestyle does contribute to the development of sexual disorders and dysfunctions in the long run