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10 held during Queen Elizabeth’s jubilee programme


June 4th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) At least 10 people have been arrested during Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee celebrations in London, police said Monday.Metropolitan Police commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe said that despite 1.5 ... Read more...

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Herb shows promise in counteracting hangover


January 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) A compound of an ancient herbal medicine called dihydromyricetin, isolated from the plant Hovenia, counteracts acute alcohol intoxication and consequent hangover, a research team in the ... Read more...

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Commuter indiscipline swells Delhi Metro coffers


August 26th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Commuter indiscipline has added around Rs 34 lakhs (Rs. 3.4 million) to the coffers of Delhi Metro in the last three years. Thousands have paid ... Read more...

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Liam Gallagher sues Noel Gallagher


August 19th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A legal battle has ensued between brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher. For claiming that his brother’s drunkenness caused the cancellation of the Oasis’ 2009 headline performance at ... Read more...

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Islamic Sharia law zones set up across Britain


July 28th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Islamists across Britain have launched a poster campaign, setting up zones where the Sharia law would be enforced, a media report said Thursday.The bright yellow posters ... Read more...

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Excessive computer use spurs risky behaviour among teens


April 26th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Excessive computer use among adolescents can spur multiple-risk behaviour (MRB) like drug use, drunkenness and unprotected sex."Since adolescents are exposed to considerable screen time -- over ... Read more...

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Increased computer use by adolescents linked to multiple-risk behaviours


April 26th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
"This research is based on social cognitive theory, which suggests that seeing people engaged in abehaviour is a way of learning that behaviour," says lead researcher and doctoral candidate inSchool ... Read more...

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Brit girls as young as 11 are binge drinking as much as boys


January 29th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): A survey has found that British girls as young as 11 are binge drinking as much as boys.According to the NHS figures, those who use alcohol are knocking ... Read more...

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22-year-old British Singer, Adele, Quits The Harmful Habit Of Drinking Alcohol


January 18th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 18, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): The 22-year-old British vocalist, Adele, has jettisoned her habit of drinking beer as she loathes herself for not being able to recollect her activities during ... Read more...

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Meet the US man who has been jailed at least 99 times in 30 years!


January 5th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 5 (ANI): A US man has been jailed at the Mobile County Metro Jail in Alabama at least 99 times in the last 30 years - more times than anyone ... Read more...

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Boozy footbath won’t get you drunk


December 15th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): A new research has exploded the Danish urban myth that it is possible to get drunk by submerging your feet in alcohol.The authors, led by Dr Peter Lommer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World’s first Christmas cards to be auctioned off


December 8th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): The world's first ever Christmas cards launched in London in 1843 are set to be auctioned off.The greeting cards had not been so popular when they were first ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Energy drink intake may lead to alcohol dependence


November 17th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): A new research has suggested that college students who frequently consume heavily-caffeinated energy drinks are more likely to become alcohol-dependent.Individuals who have a high frequency of energy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists Discover New Lizard Species In Vietnam During A Buffet


November 12th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Zoological scientists have recently unearthed and identified a species of all-female lizards that was hitherto unregistered in the zoological treatises of the West. This petite ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Disgraced Solicitor Angus Diggle Handed Asbo Banning Him From Going To Pubs


November 4th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Disgraced former solicitor Angus Diggle who lost his fame and reputation after getting mired in a sex scandal way back in the early 90s, is back ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Differences in teen drunkenness declining across cultures, genders


October 5th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): In the last 10 years, cultural and gender-based differences in the frequency of drunkenness among adolescents have declined, reports a new study.Drunkenness has become more common in Eastern ... Read more...

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Rapper Kid Cudi Given Community Service After He Pleads Guilty


September 28th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The authorities disclosed that the rapper, Kid Cudi had been sentenced to community service for a couple of days after he pleaded ... Read more...

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More than 1 million Aussies drink to “feel normal”


September 14th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 14 (ANI): A survey has found that while 4 million Australians drink out of habit, about 1.4 million of them drink just to "feel normal".The survey also showed that 2.4 ... Read more...

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Why drunk drivers feel they are fit to get behind the wheel


August 18th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): Researchers have found why some people feel they have recovered enough to drive after drinking.The new study, led by Dr. Peter J. Snyder, vice president of research for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

RFK Jr. Initiates Divorce Proceedings


July 17th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Robert F. Kennedy Jr. (RFK Jr.) happens to be a well-known American environmentalist. His famousness also stems from the fact that he is the son ... Read more...

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Difficult childhood linked to teenage drinking


July 6th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): A new study has established a correlation between a difficult childhood and alcohol consumption as a teenager.Researchers analysed the association between difficult childhood experiences and drunkenness among 9,189 ... Read more...

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Difficult childhood linked to teenage drinking


July 5th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, July 5 (IANS) An African study has found a link between a difficult childhood and alcohol consumption as a teenager. Researchers studied the association between adverse childhood experiences and drunkenness among ... Read more...

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Ethnic Kiwi taxi drivers scared of racist attacks


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Christchurch (New Zealand), July 3 (ANI): Taxi drivers of ethnic origin in New Zealand have said they are scared of driving at night, as they believe that is the time when drunk ... Read more...

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London Broker Banned For Trading In A Drunken Condition


June 30th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A London Broker was banned from trading for five years as he made unauthorized trades while in drunken condition thus causing a spike in ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

London Oil broker banned after indulging in drunk trading


June 30th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jun 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British former oil broker has been fined and banned by the country’s financial regulator, as he manipulated the prices of oil prices by buying over 7 ... Read more...

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Alaska Distillery introduces salmon-flavored vodka


June 29th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wasilla, Jun 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Alaskan Distillery has come out with a new flavor of vodka and that is ‘Smoked Salmon Flavored Vodka’.It is surely following in the lines of the ... Read more...

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Drunkenness ups risk for violent behaviour in people who suppress anger


June 22nd, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): People who suppress anger are more likely to become violent when drunk, a new study has found.Thor Norstrom and Hilde Pape, researchers involved in the study, applied an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New ‘magic’ drink to help cure hangovers


June 18th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): A company has launched a new 'magic' drink that has the potential to cure hangovers and reduce drunkenness.The makers of Outox have described it as 'revolutionary' and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bagging poolside sun loungers annoys Brit holidaymakers most


May 24th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): British holidaymakers get most annoyed with the reservation of the best poolside spots by other tourists, according to a new poll.Every two in three people, quizzed in ... Read more...

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‘The Tudors’ Star Jonathan Rhys Meyers Headed For Rehab Again


May 21st, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jonathan Rhys Meyers, the actors who is known for 'The Tudors' is coming back to London for treating his alcohol addiction. This has been confirmed by ... Read more...

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Hollywood’s once-golden girl Lindsay Lohan is broke


April 26th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 26 (IANS) Possibly banned from India for visa violations and her remarks on child labour and from all famous nightclubs in Los Angeles for her drunkenness, Hollywood's ... Read more...

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1 in 10 Brits consumes 20 pints in an evening


April 20th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): A study has found that extreme alcohol consumption in Britain is very much prevalent, with one in ten revellers drinking more than 40 units of alcohol in an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lunch-only Beer Rule Ignites Remonstrations In Denmark


April 9th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Loads of employees of Carlsberg walked out on their profession in a display of remonstration on Thursday. This step was taken subsequent to the Danish ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Dubai court rejects plea of British couple jailed for kissing


April 4th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 4 (DPA) A Dubai court Sunday rejected a British couple's appeal against their jail sentence for kissing in a restaurant in the city-state, the couple's lawyer said. Their arrest late last ... Read more...

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SoCal Teacher Arrested For Educating The Students Under A Condition Of Inebriation


March 25th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A teacher of a school in the southern part of the state of California (known colloquially as SoCal) has been arrested. The felony for which ... Read more...

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