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Dog dies saving drunken owner from train


September 8th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A dog was run over by a train moments after it managed to pull its drunken suicidal owner off railway tracks in a Kazakh city.According ... Read more...

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Russian faces jail for taking money from beggar


September 7th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS) A man in south Russia's Astrakhan region faces up to 10 years in prison for allegedly taking 46 rubles ($2) from a beggar, RIA Novosti reported.According ... Read more...

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Rs.70 crore liquor sold on Onam days


August 30th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 30 (IANS) Kerala saw Rs.70 crore worth of liquor sales during the two Onam days Tuesday and Wednesday.An official from the excise department told IANS that sales on ... Read more...

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British mother jailed after son drowns in bathtub


July 31st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A drunk mother, who left her two young children alone in a bath full of water and remained engrossed in talking with neighbours while one of ... Read more...

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Now, flavoured beer hits Indian market


July 11th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) After vodka, a flavoured beer has hit the market with its manufacturer saying it is the first to be brewed with spices to pair it ... Read more...

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30,000 bottles of fake vodka seized in Russia


June 27th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Russia's Siberia region have seized 30,000 bottles of counterfeit vodka estimated at three million rubles ($90,000), the interior ministry said.The bottles were seized ... Read more...

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Britons fined in Australia for stealing penguin


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 3 (IANS) Two British tourists have been fined $1,000 each by a court for becoming drunk and stealing a penguin from a marine park in Australia.A third tourist ... Read more...

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Russia to raise liquor, cigarette tax


April 29th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia, a country of vodka drinkers, may raise tariffs on hard liquor to about 20 percent a litre by 2015, according to a draft tax ... Read more...

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ABD eyeing 10 pc market share


April 24th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) After its all-India foray into the semi premium whiskey market last August, Allied Blenders and Distillers (ABD), the country's third largest spirits company, is eyeing a ... Read more...

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18,500 bottles of fake vodka destroyed in China


April 24th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) More than 18,500 bottles of counterfeit vodka were destroyed Monday after customs officers seized the goods before they entered China's northern city of Tianjin.Shi Guowang, an ... Read more...

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Briton cuts puppy’s throat during booze binge


April 14th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) A Briton slaughtered his family's puppy with a kitchen knife during a three-day drinking binge, The Sun reported Saturday.Christopher Hill watched his Patterdale terrier Maggie bleed ... Read more...

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Sharp drop in vodka production, Russian alcohol makers


April 5th, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The number of alcoholic drink makers in Russia fell 32 percent last year as a result of government steps to re-license local manufacturers and sellers, ... Read more...

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Four arrested for raping minor girl


February 27th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Noida, Feb 26 (IANS) Four youths were Sunday arrested for raping a Class 10 student after abducting her and forcing her to drink alcohol, police said. However, a senior police ... Read more...

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Kremlin creates its own vodka


February 15th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Kremlin has created its own brand of premium vodka to be served at official events involving the Russian president.The new beverage, titled Kremlin Award, ... Read more...

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Man steals truckload of vodka in Russia


January 19th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An unemployed man in Russia stole a truckload of vodka and other spirits in Voronezh region but soon ran out of luck as he was ... Read more...

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Adam Lambert arrested in Finland


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Helsinki, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American Idol star Adam Lambert spent several hours in a Finish jail on Thursday after he reportedly got into a physical brawl with his boyfriend Sauli Koskinen. ... Read more...

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Ryan Phillippe spotted with a mystery blonde


November 28th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Ryan Phillippe was reportedly spotted with a mystery blonde over the weekend sparking rumors that he has entered into another relationship. Several reports say the ... Read more...

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An alcoholic drink to be named after Gaddafi


November 24th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Russian liquor maker intends to manufacture a drink named after former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. Russia’s RIA Novosti reports that drink maker Alexandrovy Pogreba has submitted ... Read more...

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Russian firm to name alcoholic drink after Gaddafi


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian company is going to produce and sell an alcoholic drink in Russia named after Libya's slain leader Muammar Gaddafi, a media report said ... Read more...

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When Mahie got drunk on ‘Sahib Biwi…’ sets


September 21st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Mahie Gill, who plays an alcoholic in "Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster", gulped a few pints of vodka to get into her character, but she ... Read more...

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Russians need good wine, not vodka : Medvedev


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:23 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's winemaking industry should be developed to help tackle widespread alcohol abuse, President Dmitry Medvedev has said."Winemaking is one of the branches that should be ... Read more...

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Ukraine to build rehab for alcoholic bears


August 4th, 2011 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine plans to build a rehab centre for bears illegally kept at roadside restaurants and given vodka and beer to attract visitors, the Ukrainian National ... 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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Now, Cupcake Vodka with ‘creamy texture’


April 29th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 29 (ANI): A California-based company has come up with an alcohol called Cupcake Vodka that is made from natural ingredients and which boasts of a carefully produced "creamy texture".The ... Read more...

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Buy vodka for $740K and get an SUV and a designer vibrator for free!


April 29th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A Russian car maker is offering an SUV along with a designer vibrator for free on purchase of a bottle of vodka worth 740,000 dollars.This particular bottle of ... Read more...

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Ke$ha hikes up raunchy factor at ‘Get $leazy’ Tour after party


April 18th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 18 (ANI): Ke$ha apparently hiked up raunchy factor at the Meatpacking District after party for her Roseland show.Ke lived up to her risque reputation at Tenjune. After performing at ... Read more...

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Liquor sales in Kerala reach ‘dizzy heights’


April 16th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 16 (IANS) Liquor sales in Kerala for the 2010-11 fiscal touched dizzy heights, reaching an all-time high of Rs.6,730.30 crore compared to Rs.5,539.85 crore in 2009-10, according to ... Read more...

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Justin Timberlake, Olivia Wilde spotted cuddling, dancing ‘all night’


April 5th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 5 (ANI): Fresh off their respective breakups, Justin Timberlake and Olivia Wilde didn't hesitate in engaging in some public displays of affection during their 'date' at a Hollywood club ... Read more...

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Robert De Niro trains bartenders how to make ‘halftini’


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 22 (ANI): It seems Robert De Niro is very particular about his cocktails.The Hollywood actor-director recently trained bartenders at Swifty's and at Lucky Strike Lanes how to ... Read more...

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‘Goddess No.3′ in Charlie Sheen’s mansion


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 22 (ANI): Womaniser Charlie Sheen has a third goddess in his life, it has emerged.Hollywood nightclub beauty Megan Levant, 26, has been spotted coming and going from his Beverly Hills ... Read more...

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Buffett turns Sheen’s ‘tiger blood’ into trademark name for new cocktail


March 19th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): Singer Jimmy Buffett has filed an application to have actor Charlie Sheen's infamous references to "tiger blood" turned into a trademark name for a new cocktail.Sheen, 45, had ... Read more...

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Drinking neat Vodka kills 17-year-old


March 17th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (IANS) A 17-year-old Briton died after he drank two pints of neat Vodka as part of a drinking game.The Sun said that Louis Buxton, a promising footballer, ... Read more...

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Married prison chaplain in UK jailed for 8-months for sex with inmate


March 16th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): A married prison chaplain in UK has been jailed for eight months after it was revealed that she had a sexual relationship with an inmate.Mother-of-two Jade Watson, 44, ... Read more...

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P. Diddy ‘wealthiest artist in hip-hop’


March 11th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): P. Diddy, who has a fortune of 475 million dollars, has been named the wealthiest artist in hip-hop.The 'Hello Good Morning' rapper beat Jay-Z, who has an estimated ... Read more...

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‘Diddy’ Combs wealthiest hip-hop artist


March 11th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Rapper Sean 'Diddy' Combs is the wealthiest hip-hop singer with a fortune of $475 million, heading the Forbes magazine's new list.In list of the wealthiest ... Read more...

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