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Norway imposes tougher measures to curb spike in British variant of Covid-19(Photo by Oliver Cole on Unsplash)

Norway imposes tougher measures to curb spike in British variant of Covid-19

AFP |
UPDATED ON MAR 24, 2021 10:14 AM IST
  • Seeing a surge with the more contagious British variant of Covid-19 before the Easter Holidays, Norway tightens restrictions on travel to prevent coronavirus from spreading
Here's how calorie label on alcohol drinks may affect obesity(Unsplash)
Here's how calorie label on alcohol drinks may affect obesity(Unsplash)

There might be a connection between calorie label on alcohol drinks and obesity

ANI | , Liverpool
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2021 10:11 AM IST
A new study has shown that the more knowledge a customer has about the caloric content of his drink, the more it has an effect on his consumption of alcohol.
A new study out of the University of Chicago Medicine following young adult drinkers for 10 years has found that individuals who reported the highest sensitivity to alcohol’s pleasurable and rewarding effects at the start of the trial were more likely to develop an alcohol use disorder (AUD) over the course of the study.(Unsplash)
A new study out of the University of Chicago Medicine following young adult drinkers for 10 years has found that individuals who reported the highest sensitivity to alcohol’s pleasurable and rewarding effects at the start of the trial were more likely to develop an alcohol use disorder (AUD) over the course of the study.(Unsplash)

Increase in pleasurable effects of alcohol over time can predict alcohol use disorder

Chicago | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 04:52 PM IST
A new study out of the University of Chicago Medicine following young adult drinkers for 10 years has found that individuals who reported the highest sensitivity to alcohol’s pleasurable and rewarding effects at the start of the trial were more likely to develop an alcohol use disorder.
Here’s how every week of lockdown increases binge drinking(Twitter/BottinoAltamiro)
Here’s how every week of lockdown increases binge drinking(Twitter/BottinoAltamiro)

People in isolation at risk of hazardous drinking with every week of Covid-19 lockdown

Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 10:26 AM IST
Researchers are now calling for new intervention and prevention strategies as people in isolation are binge drinking with every week of Covid-19 lockdown and are at a risk of hazardous alcohol intake, especially those with depression, which could lead to long-lasting health consequences.
The bottles seized from a truck coming from West Bengal were packed in 405 cartons(Representative image/HT PHOTO)
The bottles seized from a truck coming from West Bengal were packed in 405 cartons(Representative image/HT PHOTO)

Amid election frenzy in Bihar, 10,000 litres of alcohol seized in 40 days

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2020 09:47 AM IST
Police said the driver was supposed to hand over the truck to another driver in Kishanganj who would take it to its final destination in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district.
Here’s how a shot of alcohol may help an irregular heartbeat(Twitter/IHP_uae)
Here’s how a shot of alcohol may help an irregular heartbeat(Twitter/IHP_uae)

Alcohol to the rescue: Here’s how a shot of it may help an irregular heartbeat and mark your return to health

Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2020 12:36 PM IST
Study finds alcohol effective against abnormal and irregular heart rhythm and how a shot of it can eliminate the stress and worry that can accompany frequent surgical procedures
Between 2002 and 2018, the number of adults aged 18-22 in the US who abstained from alcohol increased from 20 per cent to 28 per cent for those in college and from about 24 per cent to 30 per cent for those not in school.(Pixabay)
Between 2002 and 2018, the number of adults aged 18-22 in the US who abstained from alcohol increased from 20 per cent to 28 per cent for those in college and from about 24 per cent to 30 per cent for those not in school.(Pixabay)

Study suggests fewer college-aged Americans consume alcohol now

Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 11:08 PM IST
A study suggested that the number of college-aged Americans who drink alcohol has reduced as compared to Americans nearly 20 years ago.
The incident took place on September 5, but the accused was arrested on Thursday. SIIDCUL police station in-charge Lakhpat Singh Butola said the accused has confessed to committing the crime. (Representative photo)
The incident took place on September 5, but the accused was arrested on Thursday. SIIDCUL police station in-charge Lakhpat Singh Butola said the accused has confessed to committing the crime. (Representative photo)

Man kills friend after fight over Rs 200 for alcohol: Cops

Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 10:20 PM IST
The accused has been charged with Sections 201 (causing disappearance of evidence) and 302 (punishment for murder) of the IPC.
Liquor bottles being carried in a gunny bag for illegal sale in Bihar. Police seized it showing how the bootleggers are adopting new methods to smuggle liqour for sale in dry Bihar India on Sunday Jan 13,2019.(Photo by Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Liquor bottles being carried in a gunny bag for illegal sale in Bihar. Police seized it showing how the bootleggers are adopting new methods to smuggle liqour for sale in dry Bihar India on Sunday Jan 13,2019.(Photo by Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Bobby Deol in a still from Class of 83.
Bobby Deol in a still from Class of 83.

Bobby Deol on career slump: ‘Started pitying myself, turned to alcohol’

Hindustan Times | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 12:18 PM IST
Actor Bobby Deol, who will soon be seen in Netflix’s Class of 83, has spoken about turning to alcohol when his career went through a slump.
Younger adults appeared to be disproportionately suffering from sadness and anxiety, as per the study. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Younger adults appeared to be disproportionately suffering from sadness and anxiety, as per the study. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Lockdown life: Binge eating, more alcohol, less exercise amid pandemic

London | By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2020 02:40 PM IST
An online survey of around 800 adults in England who were asked about their health and habits during late June and early July found a stark rise in negative mental health, coupled with unhealthy eating and drinking, poor sleep and less exercise.
This is the second such raid at a cafe or restaurant in Paschim Vihar. The police had booked 31 customers at Playgue restaurant last Tuesday, barely a kilometre from the spot of the latest bust.(File photo/ Representative image)
This is the second such raid at a cafe or restaurant in Paschim Vihar. The police had booked 31 customers at Playgue restaurant last Tuesday, barely a kilometre from the spot of the latest bust.(File photo/ Representative image)

Owner of cafe arrested for serving alcohol and hookah illegally, 40 booked

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 11:50 PM IST
The police arrested the owner of Crossroads Cafe, Tanmay Singhal, and booked him under non-bailable sections of the Excise Act, A Koan, deputy commissioner of police (outer district), said.
People living in the nearby houses have complained of overcrowding in the Sector 8 market.(Keshav Singh/HT)
People living in the nearby houses have complained of overcrowding in the Sector 8 market.(Keshav Singh/HT)

In rush for alcohol, food, residents give social distancing a go-by at Chandigarh’s Sector 8 market

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajanbir Singh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 01:50 AM IST
Many youngsters from other sectors come here and cause law and order problems, allege local residents
A worker wearing a face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus as she cleans a glass in front of the bar area at Roadhouse Barbecue restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, June 15, 2020. Restaurants will no longer be banned from serving alcohol. Thai government continues to ease restrictions related to running business in capital Bangkok that were imposed weeks ago to combat the spread of COVID-19. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)(AP)
A worker wearing a face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus as she cleans a glass in front of the bar area at Roadhouse Barbecue restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, June 15, 2020. Restaurants will no longer be banned from serving alcohol. Thai government continues to ease restrictions related to running business in capital Bangkok that were imposed weeks ago to combat the spread of COVID-19. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)(AP)

Barring men from consuming alcohol proved fatal for 2 cops in Sonepat

Hindustan Times, Rohtak | By Sunil Rahar, Rohtak
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 11:33 AM IST
Randhawa said constable Ravinder Kumar and special police officer Kaptan Singh were attacked with sharp-edged weapons by Amit Kumar, Sandeep Kumar and their four accomplices, who are at large
To ensure safe delivery of alcohol in compliance with applicable laws, Swiggy has introduced measures such as mandatory age verification and user authentication to complete deliveries pic by Hemant Mishra/mint
To ensure safe delivery of alcohol in compliance with applicable laws, Swiggy has introduced measures such as mandatory age verification and user authentication to complete deliveries pic by Hemant Mishra/mint

Swiggy begins home delivery of alcohol, starts from Ranchi

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2020 02:53 PM IST
The service has gone live in Ranchi and will be launched in other major cities in Jharkhand within a week, Swiggy said in a statement.
Hand sanitisers are an essential tool in the battle against the Covid-19 disease.(HT PHOTO.)
Hand sanitisers are an essential tool in the battle against the Covid-19 disease.(HT PHOTO.)

Govt bans export of alcohol-based hand sanitisers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 07:32 PM IST
Sanitisers are an essential component in the fight against the deadly coronavirus infection and are used as a disinfectant to prevent the spread of the disease.
Labels on alcohol bottles increase awareness of drinking problems, health issues.(Unsplash)
Labels on alcohol bottles increase awareness of drinking problems, health issues.(Unsplash)

Labels on alcohol bottles increase awareness of drinking problems, health issues

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 10:10 AM IST
People who are better informed about alcohol’s harms and may cut down their drinking if they buy alcohol bottles that come with conspicuous labels providing information on the risks of alcohol consumption or drinking guidelines.
Kumar said that he distributed the alcohol this morning to the people who desperately needed it.(Shutterstock file photo)
Kumar said that he distributed the alcohol this morning to the people who desperately needed it.(Shutterstock file photo)

Hyderabad man distributes alcohol pegs amid lockdown

Hyderabad | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2020 11:35 PM IST
Amid the nationwide lockdown, a Hyderabad resident distributed alcohol pegs among the people here on Sunday morning.
Migrant workers rest at a shelter home at Sukhrali Community Center in Gurugram on day 6 of the 21-day nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Migrant workers rest at a shelter home at Sukhrali Community Center in Gurugram on day 6 of the 21-day nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Coronavirus: Amid lockdown, govt advises against using tobacco, alcohol to cope with boredom as they affect immunity

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAR 31, 2020 12:51 PM IST
Covid-19 update: The health ministry urged people not to panic if they get infected with the novel coronavirus, stating most people get better and advised practicing self-isolation and taking medications that are advised.
Cancer arising from the large intestine is referred to as colorectal cancer.(iStock)
Cancer arising from the large intestine is referred to as colorectal cancer.(iStock)

Colorectal cancer: Cost of urbanization

By By Dr.Sonia Dhaka
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2020 08:18 AM IST
Regular screenings, beginning at age 50, is the key to preventing colorectal cancer.
The freak incident, affected 18 families, living at the New Solomon’s Apartment. (representational image)(Unsplash)
The freak incident, affected 18 families, living at the New Solomon’s Apartment. (representational image)(Unsplash)

Kerala town shocked as mysterious booze flow from water taps

Thrissur, Kerala | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2020 05:43 PM IST
For residents of an apartment at Chalakkudy here as much to their shock water mixed with liqour flowed out their water taps.
The move was also chalked out to put UP ‘at par’ with other states where hotels serve alcohol late into the night, officials said.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
The move was also chalked out to put UP ‘at par’ with other states where hotels serve alcohol late into the night, officials said.(HT FILE PHOTO.)

From April 1, hotels in UP will be allowed to serve alcohol all night

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Manish Chandra Pandey
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 01:35 AM IST
To be implemented from April 1, the major policy shift is aimed primarily to cater to the demands of tourists or foreign investors whose arrival is expected to increase, government officials confirmed.
Besides, it is applicable for ground equipment operators, ground handling personnel and flight dispachers.(HT photo/representative image)
Besides, it is applicable for ground equipment operators, ground handling personnel and flight dispachers.(HT photo/representative image)

18 staff at airlines, airports test positive for alcohol: DGCA

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 05:12 PM IST
At present, breath analyser test for these personnel is carried out at Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Cochin, Lucknow and Guwahati airports.
In dry Bihar, a bottle of alcohol fetches two to three times its normal price. markets.(Representative image/HT Photo)
In dry Bihar, a bottle of alcohol fetches two to three times its normal price. markets.(Representative image/HT Photo)

Liquor smugglers in dry Bihar turn to minors to transport alcohol

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 24, 2019 01:26 AM IST
Police said liquor smugglers are hiring minors because professional drivers are no longer willing to risk ferrying alcohol because of stringent punishment.
According to a new study, drinking a small amount of alcohol frequently is linked with a higher likelihood of atrial fibrillation than infrequent binge drinking.(Unsplash)
According to a new study, drinking a small amount of alcohol frequently is linked with a higher likelihood of atrial fibrillation than infrequent binge drinking.(Unsplash)

Drinking less alcohol often worse than binge drinking infrequently. Here’s why

Washington DC | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2019 03:42 PM IST
According to a new study, drinking a small amount of alcohol frequently is linked with a higher likelihood of atrial fibrillation than infrequent binge drinking.
HT Image
HT Image

Denied money to buy alcohol, man pours boiling oil on wife in Ludhiana

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2019 10:20 PM IST
The woman has suffered 40% burns on her face and chest, police said
Drinking alcohol even ‘once in a while’ is harmful during pregnancy.(Unsplash)
Drinking alcohol even ‘once in a while’ is harmful during pregnancy.(Unsplash)

Drinking alcohol even ‘once in a while’ during pregnancy is harmful

Washington D.C [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 12:14 PM IST
Even one or two shots of alcohols on special occasions during pregnancy are harmful, claim researchers.
Rising affluence, aspirations, societal pressure and exposure to a different lifestyle is driving women to experiment with alcohol, stated the survey, conducted by the Community Against Drunken Driving (CADD) among 5,000 women aged between 18 to 70 in Delhi.(Unsplash)
Rising affluence, aspirations, societal pressure and exposure to a different lifestyle is driving women to experiment with alcohol, stated the survey, conducted by the Community Against Drunken Driving (CADD) among 5,000 women aged between 18 to 70 in Delhi.(Unsplash)

Women’s increased alcohol consumption contributing to India’s growing love for alcohol

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 01:05 PM IST
Already among the world’s highest consumer of alcohol, India’s love for alcohol is growing rapidly.
The study also found that infants exposed to alcohol in the womb - which passes from the mother’s blood through the umbilical cord - had increased levels of cortisol, a potentially harmful stress hormone that can suppress the immune system and lead to ongoing health issues.(Shutterstock)
The study also found that infants exposed to alcohol in the womb - which passes from the mother’s blood through the umbilical cord - had increased levels of cortisol, a potentially harmful stress hormone that can suppress the immune system and lead to ongoing health issues.(Shutterstock)

Having alcohol during pregnancy alters genes in infants

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2019 01:48 PM IST
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders can include physical or intellectual disabilities as well as behavioural and learning problems.
An explosion took place in an alcohol still in the house of a man, believed to be of Punjab origin, in Brampton on the outskirts of Toronto.(TYSON@P25COMMUNICATIONS)
An explosion took place in an alcohol still in the house of a man, believed to be of Punjab origin, in Brampton on the outskirts of Toronto.(TYSON@P25COMMUNICATIONS)

Blast in alcohol still of Punjab man’s Brampton house, 4 injured

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2019 10:40 PM IST
The accused, who hasn’t been named, is charged with arson by negligence.
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