Jharkhand  /  Published 07.10.20

Excise dept destroys 6,000 cartons of beer

Rana said that more pits were required for the disposal of the entire stock. Before the disposal, several youngsters hailing from the adjoining villages had gathered to retrieve the remainder of the ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Business  /  Published 07.09.20

New liquor levy not till November

The state excise department is also in favour of implementing an annual minimum guaranteed quantity of sale from retail vends of foreign liquor and country spirit. A concept under discussion, this wil...
By A Staff Reporter in

Food  /  Published 01.09.20

Back in business: Calcutta’s bars

Davina Thacker, a fashionista and avid party goer, was all smiles when we contacted her for her reaction. “It’s high time this happened for the bars as slowly everything is getting back in...
By Pramita Ghosh in

Calcutta  /  Published 31.08.20

Aged couple in Parnasree abused for drink protest

An elderly couple in Parnasree have alleged that a few drunks hurled abuses at them when they protested against the men drinking outside their home and creating a ruckus on Sunday night. They have al...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.08.20

Hoteliers to seek clarity on alcohol

An association of restaurant owners will write to the Bengal excise commissioner to seek clarity regarding serving alcohol. The Unlock 4 guidelines, issued on Saturday, have dropped bars from the pro...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.08.20

Axe on 8 cops for liquor fiasco

Dhanbad district administration has suspended eight policemen, including an assistant sub-inspector, while the management of the Covid hospital served showcause notices to a doctor, two nurses and a w...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Business  /  Published 24.08.20

Wine unit sale hurts Diageo

Diageo, the  world’s leading spirits maker,  incurred a loss of £2 million on the sale of its Indian wine business last year, the company’s annual report has said. Diageo-...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.08.20

Prisoner flaunts liquor in hospital

The SDO said the administration would take strict action against the prisoner who was handcuffed again on Sunday morning. The prisoner, who was arrested for extortion and assault, however, tested neg...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Business  /  Published 20.08.20

Liquor firms asked to give cost breakup

The Bengal government has proposed a change in the sourcing policy of liquor asking companies to disclose information relating to a buildup of costs that will determine ex-distillery price. The chang...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 14.08.20

Flipkart to deliver liquor in Bengal and Odisha on Friday launched an online pharmacy in Bangalore. The service, Amazon Pharmacy, has begun and will soon offer deliveries across the city, Amazon said. It offers both over-the-counter and ...
By Reuters in New Delhi


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