Alcoholism

Showing of 1 - 20 from 24 results
Alcoholism - Total results - 24
UK judge rules Johnny Depp violated court order, failed to disclose evidence in The Sun libel case
Entertainment

UK judge rules Johnny Depp violated court order, failed to disclose evidence in The Sun libel case

Johnny Depp is suing the publisher of the tabloid over a 2018 article claiming the actor was violent and abusive to ex-wife Amber Heard

The Sun's lawyers seek to dismiss Johnny Depp's libel claim after actor fails to disclose evidence relating to drug use
Entertainment

The Sun's lawyers seek to dismiss Johnny Depp's libel claim after actor fails to disclose evidence relating to drug use

The Sun's lawyers argued Johnny Depp had failed to disclose text messages showing he tried to buy 'MDMA and other narcotics' when he was in Australia with Amber Heard in 2015.

Ben Affleck tried to drink away the pain; now, he's trying honesty to get his life and career back on track
Entertainment

Ben Affleck tried to drink away the pain; now, he's trying honesty to get his life and career back on track

This is Ben Affleck, raw and vulnerable, talking extensively for the first time about getting sober (again) and trying to recalibrate his career (again)

'Devil incarnate' Barry Bennell gets 30 years in prison for sexually abusing 12 boys he coached at Manchester City, Crewe
Sports

'Devil incarnate' Barry Bennell gets 30 years in prison for sexually abusing 12 boys he coached at Manchester City, Crewe

Bennell, who coached at Manchester City and other teams, was found guilty last week of dozens of child sexual offences, including indecent assault, buggery and attempted buggery.

As Kerala mulls liquor vending machines, NGO releases report saying 34% people consume alcohol everyday
India

As Kerala mulls liquor vending machines, NGO releases report saying 34% people consume alcohol everyday

At a time when the Kerala government is mulling installing liquor vending machines in the state, an NGO has come out with an alarming report that claims 34 percent of the state's population consume alcohol everyday

Women asset ownership: SHGs are ringing in a silent revolution in Satara
Business

Women asset ownership: SHGs are ringing in a silent revolution in Satara

The work is on to give women more power in decision making on propert

Pooja Bhatt to co-author book about her battle with alcohol with journalist Roshmila Bhattacharya
Entertainment

Pooja Bhatt to co-author book about her battle with alcohol with journalist Roshmila Bhattacharya

Pooja Bhatt will co-author a book about her battle with alcohol alongside journalist Roshmila Bhattacharya. The book will release early next year

Kerala hit by spate of unexplained 'copycat suicides'; families, activists struggle to explain reasons
India

Kerala hit by spate of unexplained 'copycat suicides'; families, activists struggle to explain reasons

Divakaran's suicide is no isolated case. He was only the latest of several youngsters, all members of Scheduled Tribe communities, who have killed themselves in and around Padole, a small hamlet on the foothills of Kerala's Western Ghats

Madhya Pradesh minister gifts brides bats; to be used on alcoholic husbands
India

Madhya Pradesh minister gifts brides bats; to be used on alcoholic husbands

Bhopal: What would you generally gift a newly-married couple? A Madhya Pradesh minister decided on an unusual present -- a 'mogri' or a wooden bat-- for nearly 700 brides at a mass marriage ceremony.

Paul Gascoigne pleads guilty to racial abuse following 'joke' made during one-man show
Sports

Paul Gascoigne pleads guilty to racial abuse following 'joke' made during one-man show

Paul Gascoigne pleaded guilty to a racially aggravated public order offence on Monday following a 'joke' he made during his one-man show.

Ambition lies behind Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's draconian liquor prohibition law
Politics

Ambition lies behind Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's draconian liquor prohibition law

Quite apart from challenges with implementation there are worries related to return of licence raj. Kumar will face a shortfall in revenue, hitting many of his social sector schemes while bootlegging will increase, liquor mafias will distribute spurious liquor and a complicit police will pocket some extra cash.

Anna Hazare urges Maharashtra CM to set up village protection force to combat alcoholism
India

Anna Hazare urges Maharashtra CM to set up village protection force to combat alcoholism

Veteran Gandhian Anna Hazare on Wednesday reiterated his demand for "total prohibition" in Maharashtra and urged the government to set up a "gram suraksha dal (village protection force)" to combat problems arising out of alcoholism.

Let's be clear: Prohibition is more about women's votes than their security
Politics

Let's be clear: Prohibition is more about women's votes than their security

Prohibition is not the best way to serve gender justice. But it has become a convenient tool for mobilising the emerging constituency of women voters.

After battling bipolar disorder, alcoholism, Honey Singh says, 'Want to share the stage with Salman Khan'
Entertainment

After battling bipolar disorder, alcoholism, Honey Singh says, 'Want to share the stage with Salman Khan'

After telling fans that he suffered from bipolar disorder and alcoholism, rapper Honey Singh said that he hopes to perform with superstar Salman Khan

Want to beat alcoholism? Get married, says new study
Life

Want to beat alcoholism? Get married, says new study

Marriage can cause dramatic reduction in alcohol intake even among people with severe drinking problems, according to a new study.

Last drop of wine: Will alcohol ban help Kerala get rid of the tipsy class?
India

Last drop of wine: Will alcohol ban help Kerala get rid of the tipsy class?

Kerala is not the first state in India to move towards being a dry state. Gujarat has been a dry state since 1960, Mizoram since 1995 and Manipur since 1991.

Columbia researcher does Goa study, concludes Indian teens drink too much
Life

Columbia researcher does Goa study, concludes Indian teens drink too much

A team led by an Indian-origin researcher has reported a threefold surge in the number of male teenagers drinking alcohol in Indian cities, particularly those from poorer households.

 Rehab put me on the right path: Zac Efron
Entertainment

Rehab put me on the right path: Zac Efron

"I am so happy now and I feel like I am in a great place. It was an interesting year and I learnt so many things, but the best part of it was being able to reflect upon my experiences and what I had learnt about myself and the kind of man I want to be," Efron said.

Bottoms up: New study claims those who drink alcohol live longer
Life

Bottoms up: New study claims those who drink alcohol live longer

Researchers found that those who did not consume any alcohol appeared to have a higher mortality rate

Can alcoholism, diabetes lead to spontaneous human combustion?
Life

Can alcoholism, diabetes lead to spontaneous human combustion?

Doctors have not found any cure for this condition except treating it like a normal case of burns, a big reason being that science has not yet been able to ascertain what may be the definitive reason for this condition. However, there are various theories to why SHC occurs.