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 21.08.20

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 15.08.20

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

Business  /  Published 05.08.20

Liquor giant Diageo takes £772 million India hit

Liquor giant Diageo has taken a £772 million impairment charge in India as part of a £1.3 billion global writedown on account of the disruptions by the novel coronavirus. The world’s...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 08.10.18

Pinarayi bows to party on breweries

Kerala’s Left Front government has under CPM pressure cancelled the licences granted to three breweries and a distillery in August when the state was reeling under a deluge.Announcing the decision o...
By Santosh Kumar in New Delhi


World  /  Published 09.04.20

Alcohol delivered to lockdown residents

The Champagne corks no longer pop at Dubai’s infamous alcohol-soaked brunches. The blaring flat-screen televisions stand silent in the sheikhdom’s sports bars. And the city-state’s pubs have shr...
By AP in Dubai

Opinion  /  Published 11.05.20

The glass is empty

Sometimes, observing the sideshows thrown up by a major crisis reveals a lot about the chief figures who feature in the situation and the forces at play. While the ongoing tragedy of the gross cruelty...
By Ruchir Joshi

Food  /  Published 17.09.19

An evening complete with good food better sips

American literary giant Mark Twain had said, “Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” The daily drudgery of a long, tiring day is sufficiently softened and balanc...
By Hia Datta

Health  /  Published 29.04.20

Fatty liver: alchoholic and non-alchoholic

Abdominal pain is routinely evaluated with an ultrasound examination. In 25 per cent of the population, especially in middle-aged adults (both male and female), the report reads “fatty liver”. Sur...
By Dr. Gita Mathai

North East  /  Published 13.01.20

Govt firm on total prohibition

Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga, reiterating his stand on “total prohibition”, on Monday said his government would not allow sale of alcohol in the state.The announcement follows reports in a s...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl


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