Friday, 7 October, 2022

Topic: alcohol

Never asked makers of ‘Ford v Ferrari’ to blur alcohol, says CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi

The CBFC came under fire last week after reports claimed the censor board had asked Hollywood filmmakers to blur all alcohol in the film before its India release.

Censor board wants scenes showing alcohol to be blurred in new Hollywood film

For the first time, scenes from the upcoming film Ford v Ferrari have scenes with alcohol completely blurred.

New warning for Lt Colonels — too much alcohol can be harmful for career

Latest rules say Lt Colonels will not be promoted as 'time-scale Colonels' by the Army if their mental health is impacted by alcoholism or any form of substance abuse.

Vomit bags, sipper cups and SOS whistles: It’s time clubs made New Year’s Eve better

A guide for India's clubs to make New Year's Eve fun and safe for everyone. The ideal picture of a New Year’s Eve looks like...

India among the world’s most attractive alcohol markets

Indians are drinking more and spending on premium alcohol

Captain Kathpalia removed as Air India’s director of operations after failing pre-flight alcohol test

Kathpalia was taken off flying duties earlier also in February 2017 and his licence suspended for three months after he skipped the BA test before a flight.

Jahangir’s true love was not Anarkali but alcohol

Parvati Sharma in her book Jahangir writes about the Mughal emperor’s long tryst with alcohol and Akbar’s dismay over it.

Increasing taxes on alcohol will add 500 healthy years to every 10 lakh people: WHO study

Study by WHO researchers found that taxation most cost-effective way of reducing alcohol effects; based on data from 16 countries, including India.

Nitish Kumar’s ISIS-style prohibition moves closer to the end it deserves

In politics, the road to disaster is paved with calculated cynicism, deliberate lies and stealing from future generations so you can somehow grab power.

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A woman walks past the logo of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), at its headquarters in Mumbai, India | Reuters

SEBI orders Indian credit agency Brickwork Ratings to shut down

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) cancelled the certificate of registration of the credit rating agency due to repeated lapses in the functioning.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.