Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicAlcohol consumption

Topic: Alcohol consumption

Craft beer maker Bira to buy Beer Cafe, move to push sale at more restaurants & pubs

The brand's deal comes during the festive season with most people stepping out after two years of pandemic. Beer Cafe's CEO will continue to lead the beverage chain operations.

Smoking, alcohol & high BMI among biggest risk factors linked to cancer death, says Lancet study

Researchers used data from GBD 2019 study to analyse role of 34 risk factors in deaths and ill health associated with 23 cancer types.

Rush, chaos outside liquor shops as Delhi govt decides to roll back new excise policy

With the withdrawal of the Delhi government’s Excise Policy 2021-22, all privately-owned liquor outlets will have to shut shop.

Devdas at 20: It’s time Bollywood stopped showing alcoholism as romance and rebellion

20 years ago, Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Devdas renewed the old toxic Indian problem of looking at alcoholism through the lens of romantic loss, and not for the problem that it is.

Cheaper booze, more revenue — Why Punjab’s new excise policy is a ‘Balle-Balle’ move for state

With the new excise policy, quality liquor will now be sold in Punjab at lower prices as the government pushes for Indian Made Foreign Liquor in a bid to generate more revenue.

Blame it on Covid: Fewer Indians taking to booze, those who drink are drinking more, finds NFHS

Only 22.9% of men in 15-54 age group said they drank liquor, compared to 29% in 2015-16. But experts question data, point to liquor sales figures & anomalous pandemic years.

Not all kinds of alcohol make you fat. Beer might be causing it but you can still drink wine

There are factors that lead to weight gain. Alcohol consumption may be one, but many studies haven't found clear links between the two.

Shaken, stirred & appreciated — these clubs are making connoisseurs of India’s liquor consumers

The idea behind clubs like All Things Nice & Dram Club was the realisation that whisky-obsessed India 'knows little about the spirit — or any other alcohol for that matter'.

‘Drunk women passed out in streets a good sight?’ BJP MP Hans hits out at Delhi govt booze policy

Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta adds it will conduct referendum seeking opinion of around 10 lakh people on the Kejriwal govt's new excise policy on 4 March.

Awareness, not prohibition is the solution to consumption of spurious liquor in Bihar

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.