Alcohol Consumption
Health  /  Published 07.03.19

Military stress

Military personnel (like Abhinandan Varthaman) are subjected to severe stress when they go on missions, especially if there is an adverse result. All over the world, many soldiers return with psycholo...
By Dr Gita Mathai

West Bengal  /  Published 23.06.19

Jadavpur University drive against drinking

Jadavpur University will initiate a drive against drinking on the campus following a recent incident of drinking at a hostel that led to the suspension of a research scholar.Vice-chancellor Suranjan D...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 13.11.18

How much alcohol is safe? None

Just one alcoholic drink a day slightly increases an individual’s risk for health problems, according to a large new study. No level of alcohol consumption conferred any health benefits, the authors...
By Nicholas Bakalar / New York Times News Service

India  /  Published 26.09.19

Delhi High Court clears air over age of drinking

The Delhi Excise Act does not prescribe 25 years as the minimum age for drinking, it merely prohibits liquor sales to people below that age, Delhi High Court ruled on Thursday.It dismissed a petition ...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.19

Calcutta police start refusal probe

Lalbazar has started a probe into the alleged refusal by officers of at least two police stations to respond to a man’s call for help after an alleged incident of road rage early on Friday. Accordin...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


Health  /  Published 13.03.19

Depression decoded

Everyone — children, teenagers , adults and older people — is prone to negative thoughts and feelings of sadness. If these last consistently for two weeks or more, it is likely to be depression. C...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Books  /  Published 06.12.18

Humour steeped in tipple

A reader with an abstemious bent of mind must pick Mark Forsyth’s latest book with caution. A Short History of Drunkenness is, by all means, a book of excesses. As a serious academic discipline, his...
By Sumit Chakrabarti

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.02.20

Groom’s friend drinks self to death in Sakchi

A 29-year-old engineer from Patna who came to the steel city to attend the wedding of his friend on Monday was found dead at a Sakchi hotel on Tuesday morning.Kumar Mangalam was rushed to Tata Main Ho...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 13.05.19

Alcohol cost outstrips health expenditure: Study

India’s current alcohol consumption patterns cost the national economy more than what the government spends on health every year, researchers said in the first study to estimate future health and ec...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 04.06.20

Swiggy deep dive into AI

Online food delivery service Swiggy is using artificial intelligence to comply with the minimum age requirement for sale of liquor. The company has started home delivery of liquor in Bengal, Jharkhand...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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