ALCOHOL

  • Watch: Kerala government to declare Sundays as non-dry days December 19, 2014

    The Kerala government on Thursday decided to dilute its new liquor policy, after pressure from various quarters, by sanctioning the functioning of beer and wine parlours and lifting the resolve to declare Sundays as dry days. ...
  • Banning alcohol wil encourage black marketing: Mumbai locals August 22, 2014

    After the decision of government to ban sale of alcohol in Mumbai and Kerala this is how locals from Mumbai reacted. ...
  • No ban on bikinis or drinking alcohol: Goa Tourism Minister July 2, 2014

    Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar on Wednesday said, "Whatever the minister said was his personal comment. The government has nothing to do with that." In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN, Parulekar said, "As a tourism minister, I can say that there can be no ban on bikinis or drinking. People...
  • 30yearold man allegedly rapes Malaysian woman June 8, 2014

    A 30yearold man has been arrested for allegedly raping a Malaysian woman who was in Jaipur on a business trip. This latest shocker comes just days after a class 8th student was allegedly raped by her neighbour in Jaipur and set herself on fire. ...
  • Peer pressure lead youngsters to experiment with alcohol: Doctor July 31, 2013

    Dr Sameer Malhotra, HOD of Mental Health at Max Healthcare says lifestyle changes and peer pressure lead many youngsters to experiment with alcohol. ...
  • Face The People: Should 18 become the legal age for drinking? July 16, 2013

    A pub in Gurgaon's DT City Mall is in trouble after police found that alcohol was being served to school children. At the time of the raid, 115 people between ages of 15 and 20 were present in the pub and consuming alcohol. ...
  • Watch: Venezuela prison that also houses a discotheque May 10, 2013

    In Venezuela, one prison is accused of allowing its prisoners, to party, inside a discotheque within the jail. ...
  • FTN: What role should spiritual leaders play in raising awareness on women's safety? February 19, 2013

    While speaking to CNNIBN's Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose, spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said that alcohol is the root cause of crime against women. ...
  • Boston: Pizza parlour serves pizza topped with alcohol October 1, 2012

    A pizza parlour in Boston is serving a new type of pizza with alcohol fused into its toppings. The Vignola Cherry Pizza comes topped with fresh mozzarella, gorgonzola, prosciutto, honey and raspberry vodkasoaked cherries. The pizza place says the adultsonly pizza has been so popular, two more versions will be launched...
  • Shaken, not stirred: How the famous Bond Martini is made August 6, 2012

    CNNIBN's Sushant Mehta visits the British bar often frequented by Ian Fleming, the creator of secret agent James Bond, and finds out how the legendary Bond Martini is made. ...
  • Olympics visitors to consume 2 lakh litres of beer August 6, 2012

    A Yorkshire brewery is working overtime to keep the visitors to the 2012 London Olympics in high spirits. ...
  • Citizen Journalist awards 2011: The nominees February 19, 2012

    From a man in Kashmir who fought for opening a dispensary in his village to a woman who fought for the full payment of her wages under the NREGA scheme, 2011 saw citizens taking up the nation's corrupt by its jugular and fighting for their rights. ...
  • Worst hooch tragedy in West Bengal kills 101 December 15, 2011

    101 people have died after consuming illegal countrymade liquor in South 24 Parganas district, West Bengal. ...
  • CJ exposes a tea shop selling spurious alcohol August 21, 2011

    CJ Pradeep Bhatia exposes how a tea shop was selling spurious alcohol right under the noses of police officers. ...
  • CJ fights against illegal sale of liquor May 28, 2011

    CJ Surinder Singh Khatri fights against illegal sale of liquor in his village. ...
  • Citizen Journalist: Drive safe and party hard December 31, 2010

    Authorities in Mumbai have given permission to party till 5 am in the morning. ...
  • Living It Up: consumed by the drink August 29, 2010

    On this week's episode, we bring you those who nearly lost everything they had due to their addiction to alcohol. ...
  • Zindagi Live: are you addicted to alcohol? June 21, 2010

    Try to avoid too much alcohol as it can ruin your life and career. ...
  • Stop excess alcohol intake, save liver April 26, 2010

    A 2007 survey revealed that four per cent people in the world die due to excessive alcohol intake. If you habitually drink more than twothree pegs a day, its time you got worried because that much is enough to cause fatty liver in a month, alcoholic hepatitis in a...
  • President worried over Kerala's drinking problems December 28, 2009

    For all the mallus who take pride in the number of pegs they can down in a sitting, here's a message from none other than the President. President Pratibha Patil, who's on a two day visit to the state, has observed that Kerala men's excessive drinking habit is hitting...
  • US embassy guards in Kabul in dock for wild parties September 2, 2009

    Kabul: Wild, naked parties by the men guarding the US Embassy in Afghanistan as well as mistreatment of Afghan nationals a watchdog group's disturbing new study raises serious allegations and US lawmakers are looking for answers. ...
  • Rein in the drinking or be taxed, says Russian Prez August 26, 2009

    Russia's president is launching a tough new campaign against alcoholism. He's pushing lawmakers to raise taxes, add warning labels and ban sales at roadside kiosks. CNNs Matthew Chance has more. ...
  • Watch: The spirited story of Pak's Murree brewery July 9, 2009

    Lahore: Consider the odds: 97 per cent of Pakistan's population is Muslim and devout Muslims don't drink alcohol. But yet a small brewery continues to churn out lots of beer and whiskey in the country. ...
  • Partial ban on alcohol in parts of Rome May 27, 2009

    A partial alcohol ban has begun in parts of Rome around the football stadium where the Champions League final will take place on Wednesday night between Manchester United and Barcelona. ...
  • IBNLiving: Tackling the New Year's eve hangover January 1, 2009

    Hangovers are just bouts of dehydration. The alcohol that you enjoyed so much at the New Year bash did nothing but deplete water from your system. ...
  • Watch: How alcohol impairs our ability to react December 30, 2008

    In about 24 hours from now, many of us will be heading to New Year Eve parties. We all know that drinking and driving isn't a good idea, but how exactly does alcohol impair our physical functions, our ability to react? ...
  • Living it up: Fighting alcoholism August 2, 2008

    Alcoholism may seem to start slow but it can be a shockingly fast ride to alcohol addiction. ...
  • IBN LIVING: Social drinking leads to alcohol addiction August 1, 2008

    Alcoholism is a silent epidemic that is taking over urban India. Most of the people dont even realise when their social drinking turns into fullblown alcohol addiction and make them a beast in the end. IBN Living talks to Vijay Simha who had a similar experience. And, for people who...
  • India drinking: Alcohol's role in the lives of Indians May 25, 2008

    As India becomes one of the largest producers of alcohol in the world, it's no surprise that Indians take their first sip at the age of 19 as opposed to 28 almost a decade ago. These are stories from across the country on the role of alcohol in the lives...
  • Zindagi Live: Fighting Alcoholism October 7, 2007

    Alcoholism: Its a curse, its a disease, it can ruin your life, your family, your career. Wake up before its too late. ...