223-year-old cognac bought for 19,000 pounds

August 31st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Breda, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 223 year old cognac bottle has been purchased by an anonymous collector for a price of £19000. The anonymous collector purchased the bottle from an old ... 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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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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Hangovers ‘only get worse with age’

March 18th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 18 (ANI): Hangovers actually get worse as we get older, according to an expert.Jim Schaefer, an alcohol metabolism expert and anthropology professor at Union College in upstate Schenectady, told ... Read more...

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Lost Abbey To Change Label Following Controversy

October 25th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) What can be more rude than to have one's belief mocked publicly? Vicky Noble seldom knew that she was in for a rude shock while looking ... Read more...

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Police raids bootleg liquor units in Gorakhpur

October 11th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Pawan ShahGorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct.11 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh police raided illicit liquor manufacturing units and made several arrests in Gorakhpur district over the weekend.Police officials said the bootleg liquor business has ... Read more...

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Navi Mumbai polls: Police arrest 15 after NCP, Congress activists clash

April 11th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr.11 (ANI): Navi Mumbai Police cracked down on activists of the Congress party and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Sunday after both sides clashed with each other during area municipal ... Read more...

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“Drunk” bats can fly properly

February 10th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have determined that bats have no trouble flying under the influence of alcohol.According to a report in National Geographic News, the study ... Read more...

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Australian beer Victoria Bitter flows into India

January 20th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Global spirits major Fosters Wednesday launched its iconic Australian beer brand Victoria Bitter (VB) in India. The beer will be available in 375 ml bottles and cans, and ... Read more...

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Keep Hangover At Bay With Lighter Hued Drinks: Study Reports

January 2nd, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan. 02, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent survey has revealed that while hangover after a bout of heavy drinking cannot altogether be avoided, the intensity can always be lessened by choosing ... Read more...

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Booze consumption up in Canada - thanks to the women

December 31st, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Dec 31 (ANI): Canadians are consuming 12percent more alcohol than they did a decade ago and some ascribe a large share of the rise to drinking habits of women.The stepped up ... Read more...

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Former Jharkhand governor’s aide faces graft charges (Lead)

August 3rd, 2009 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday filed graft cases against senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) official who had served as an aide to former Jharkhand governor Syed ... Read more...

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Irish beverage firms line up series of launches in India (With Images)

March 18th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Riding on the success of the Bailey's cream liqueur, Irish companies have lined up the launch of a wide range of whiskeys, stouts and liquors ... Read more...

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Priest makes a name for himself at New York City nightclubs

December 29th, 2008 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 29 (ANI): An Episcopal priest from northeastern Pennsylvania has earned a name for himself among the New York clubs he frequents, for his lavish spending and generosity.The Rev. ... Read more...

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The miseries of 18th century’’s toothache sufferers!

November 19th, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): In case the modern-day dentistry makes you wince, spare a thought for the toothache sufferers of the 18th century. According to a rare book about the dental ... Read more...

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Confiscating thieves’ shoes to prevent shoplifting can send you to the slammer!

May 29th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by admin
London , May 29 (ANI): Gabe Fidanque could never have imagined in wildest of his dreams that his much successful, though weird method, to deter shoplifters could actually get him a ... Read more...

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