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Poultry farming brings prosperity to Rajasthan Dalit village


September 7th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 7 (IANS) Till five years ago, Kanchanpura was a just small village in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district. Today it is in the limelight for successful poultry farming that has ... Read more...

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Kerala in Catch-22 situation over bar timings


August 27th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 27 (IANS) The Kerala government and the state's excise department are in a Catch-22 situation after the Kerala High Court asked the government Monday to file its views ... Read more...

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Liver ailments rise in Kerala


December 21st, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 21 (IANS) Over the last two census periods, liquor consumption in Kerala has grown a staggering 140 percent. As a result, experts say, liver ailments are on the ... Read more...

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Why shouldn’t you get death, apex court asks killer of five


September 3rd, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) An alcoholic man, who killed his wife and four children with an axe, has been asked by the Supreme Court why the life sentence given ... Read more...

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Ecuador toxic alcohol toll climbs to 50


September 3rd, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) The toll from drinking toxic liquor in Ecuador has risen to 50 following the death of two more people, the health ministry said.The ministry also said ... Read more...

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‘45 percent of Kerala drinkers face liver disease threat’


August 11th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 11 (IANS) With liquor consumption reaching an all-time high in Kerala, up to 45 percent of the regular drinkers face the risk of ending up with some liver ... Read more...

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Kerala to cap drinking, raise age bar for buying liquor


July 21st, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 21 (IANS) With liquor sales in Kerala in 2010-11 fiscal touching dizzy heights, the wary Oommen Chandy government is all set to uncork a new policy that ... Read more...

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Kerala budget’s focus is on infrastructure, development


July 8th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 8 (IANS) Kerala's annual budget for 2011-12, the first since the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) came to power in April elections to the state assembly, Friday emphasises ... Read more...

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Raveena loves monsoon (Movie Snippets) (With Images)


June 24th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Actress Raveena Tandon seems to be enjoying every bit of the Mumbai monsoon and says after the scorching heat, rain is like a blessing ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh government made people drunkards: Congress


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 22 (IANS) Slamming Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for its plans to ban alcohol consumption in the state, Congress leader Ajit Jogi said Wednesday that it ... Read more...

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Imran to file PIL, wants drinking age reduced


June 17th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Bollywood actor Imran Khan Friday vowed to file a PIL against the Maharashtra government's decision to scale up the minimum age for liquor consumption to ... Read more...

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Maharashtra raises age bar for drinking alcohol (Lead)


June 1st, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) In an attempt to discourage youngsters from consuming alcohol, the Maharashtra government Wednesday hiked the minimum age for drinking beer from 18 to 21 and hard ... Read more...

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Delhi’s youth in high spirits during World Cup


March 25th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Delhiites as young as sixteen years have taken to alcohol in a big way during the ongoing cricket World Cup, says a survey by a ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s liquor sales set new revenue record


March 8th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 8 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's revenue from liquor sales in the first 10 months of the current fiscal have surpassed the earnings in the last financial year, Revenue Minister ... Read more...

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Punjab on a ‘high’, to guzzle over 350 mn liquor bottles


February 27th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Feb 27 (IANS) This is one "high" that is going to hit Punjab hard but will leave the state government cash rich.The Punjab government has announced a 10 percent ... Read more...

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Illicit liquor consumption claims a dozen lives near Punjab town of Dasuya


October 29th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Dasuya (Punjab), Oct. 29 (ANI): At least twelve persons succumbed and over 15 fell ill after consuming country liquor near Dasuya town in Punjab's Hoshiarpur district.Two men from a moonshine distillery in ... Read more...

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‘Free Kashmir’ will allow liquor consumption: Geelani (Roundup)


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, at a seminar repeatedly disrupted by Kashmiri Pandits, said Thursday the sale of liquor would be allowed in an "independent" Jammu ... Read more...

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‘Free Kashmir’ will not ban liquor consumption: Geelani


October 21st, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Kashmiri hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani Thursday said he would allow the sale of liquor in an "independent" Jammu and Kashmir so that the minorities ... Read more...

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Alcohol intake among Indian teenagers rise


October 17th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Alcohol consumption among teenagers in the age group of 15-19 years has increased due to absent parents, easy money, and rising stress and depression, a study says.The ... Read more...

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Congress and TDP trade charges over rising liquor sales


June 11th, 2010 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 11 (IANS) Is rising rural income to be blamed for the increasing liquor consumption in Andhra Pradesh? The government believes so, but the opposition disagrees. The Congress government is under ... Read more...

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Children take out anti-addiction rally in Leh on World Red Cross Day


May 9th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by ANI
Leh, May 9 (ANI): An anti-addiction rally was organised at Leh in Jammu and Kashmir region to highlight the ill-affects of smoking and alcohol on the occasion of World Red Cross Day ... Read more...

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Spurious liquor manufacturing unit destroyed in Gorakhpur


February 15th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
ZCZCBy Pawan ShahGorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb.15 (ANI): Peeved at the menace spurious liquor has created in their village, residents in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district recently attacked an illegal liquor-manufacturing unit in Gulhariya ... Read more...

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Liquor sales in West Bengal go up in festive season


December 29th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 29 (IANS) It's Christmas time and New Year's Eve -- so it's party time. And liquor sellers in West Bengal are laughing all the way to the bank as the ... Read more...

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More alcohol ups risk of breast cancer recurrence


December 14th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) Moderate to heavy alcohol consumption may trigger increased risk of breast cancer recurrence. Post-menopausal or overweight women may be most susceptible to the effects of alcohol on recurrence, ... Read more...

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Booze may raise breast cancer recurrence risk


December 11th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Drinking alcoholic beverages is associated with a 30 percent increased risk of breast cancer recurrence, says a new study.According to the new Kaiser Permanente study, post-menopausal or overweight ... Read more...

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Amid rising sales, liquor coming out of closet in Kashmir


August 26th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Srinagar, Aug 26 (IANS) Is the bottle finally coming out of the closet in Kashmir? It does seem so as liquor sales are heading north in the valley, notwithstanding a ... Read more...

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Whip me in public, says Malaysian ex-model


August 21st, 2009 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 21 (IANS) A distraught and repentant former Malaysian model, who was convicted for drinking beer at a nightclub, wants to be publicly whipped with her family members watching. Set ... Read more...

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Kerala liquor, beer sales on a record ‘high’


March 31st, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, March 31 (IANS) Unfazed by the global economic crisis, tipplers in the state will have consumed an estimated Rs.4,600 crore worth of liquor this fiscal - a record - ... Read more...

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People should protest country liquor consumption: Biman Bose


January 5th, 2009 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 5 (IANS) People should come forward and protest against the consumption of poisonous country-made liquor, West Bengal's ruling Left Front (LF) chairman Biman Bose said Monday, as the toll in ... Read more...

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Cheaper liquor from Chandigarh flooding other states


January 2nd, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 2 (IANS) Low levies on spirits in Chandigarh seem to be leading to increased smuggling of cheap liquor from there to neighbouring Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh.R.D. Dhiman, Himachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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Sex, death form Oz Govts new anti-binge drinking campaign theme


November 21st, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, November 21 (ANI): A relationship between sex, death, and binge drinking forms the theme for the Australian Governments 20million-dollar campaign, which will target young drinkers as part of the National ... Read more...

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Red wine can cut lung cancer risk


October 7th, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): Drinking a glass of red wine with dinner or adding some of the delicious drink to your food may be a good idea, for a new study ... Read more...

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Too much beer may prompt pancreatic cancer onset


May 22nd, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 22 (ANI): There may be nothing more refreshing downing chilled bottles of beer on a summer afternoon, but you had better be careful about the amount of the drink ... Read more...

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Ramadoss says liquor, tobacco lobby targeting him


May 18th, 2008 - 10:01 am ICT by admin
Chennai, May 17 (ANI): Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss today said that liquor and tobacco lobby was targeting him by unleashing false propaganda.He told reporters that his stand against liquor ... Read more...

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Illicit liquor seized from Ahmedabad


May 6th, 2008 - 10:45 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, May 6 (IANS) The Ahmedabad police Tuesday seized 312 litres of illicit liquor and an Opel Astra car that was transporting the consignment. Acting on a tip-off, assistant commissioner police (crime ... Read more...

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