Drink

  • Jal Sewa, Agra's free water service, completes 30 years in quenching thirst 14-04-2014 12:48 PM

    An initiative run by volunteers to provide free and cold drinking water to all completes 30 years of service in the Taj city. Each summer, a group of thirst quenchers who have branded themselves together in the Sri Nath ji Nishulk Jal Sewa, armed with buckets and trolleys set up...
  • CJ Mushtaq highlights lack of safe drinking water supply in Srinagar 24-03-2014 11:22 AM

    CJ Mushtaq Khan highlights the condition of unhygienic drinking water supply in the heart of Srinagar city in Jammu and Kashmir. The area called Telbal is a short distance from CM Omar Abdullah's residence, Says CJ. In the absence of clean driking water supply, the residents are forced to fetch...
  • Thane: Son kills mother after she refuses money for liquor 28-12-2013 11:32 AM

    A 50-year-old tribal woman was beaten to death by her son near Thane as she refused to give him money for buying liquor, police said on Saturday. The accused, Shantaram Kakdya Wagh, a resident of Kakdyachiwadi village under Jahwar taluka, is absconding after committing the crime since Friday afternoon, Assistant...
  • Has Lindsay Lohan started drinking again? 24-10-2013 02:15 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Lindsay Lohan, who has been admitted to rehabilitation centre for alcohol addiction in the past, might be drinking again. A photograph, taken on Tuesday at Hollywood Hills here, has the actress extending her hand to grab a wine bottle. However, there are no pictures of her clutching...
  • FSSAI to conduct periodic checks of soft drinks: Supreme Court 22-10-2013 11:48 AM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to monitor and conduct periodic checks of all carbonated soft drinks as the issue relates to citizens' fundamental right to life guaranteed under the Constitution. A bench of justices K S Radhakrishnan and A K...
  • Mumbai: Friend allegedly forces an 18-year-old girl to drink acid 20-10-2013 08:26 AM

    Mumbai: An 18-year-old girl was allegedly forced to drink acid by her male friend on Saturday evening in Mumbai. The police claimed that her male friend also tried to push her into the sea. The incident took place at Gorai Beach in the western suburbs of Mumbai. The girl has...
  • TN: State govt allots Rs 717.32 crore for three integrated drinking water projects 19-10-2013 02:41 PM

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has allocated Rs 717.32 crore for implementing integrated drinking water projects in Tiruppur, Erode, Thanjavur and Coimbatore districts, to benefit over 10 lakh people. An integrated drinking water project at a cost of Rs 495.70 crore would be implemented with Kollidam river as the...
  • Britney Spears bans entourage from drinking during group meals 09-10-2013 12:33 PM

    Los Angeles: Britney Spears' entourage reportedly struggled to stick to the singer's strict no booze ban during a group meal. The 'Work Bitch' singer has been determined to stay sober ever since leaving rehab in 2007 and refused to let her friends drink alcohol at the dinner table with her,...
  • After 'Amma canteen', Tamil Nadu CM to launch 'Amma mineral water' scheme 15-09-2013 01:23 PM

    In yet another pro-people welfare measure, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa will launch a scheme on Sunday to provide mineral water for Rs 10 a litre. The Chief Minister will inaugurate the "Amma Drinking Water" plant at Gummidipoondy in nearby Tiruvallur district, the government said on Sunday. "Amma Drinking Water...
  • Jayalalithaa to launch scheme to provide mineral water at Rs 10 14-09-2013 06:50 PM

    Chennai: In yet another pro-people welfare measure, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa will launch a scheme on Sunday to provide mineral water for Rs ten a litre. The Chief Minister will inaugurate the "Amma Drinking Water" plant at Gummidipoondy in nearby Tiruvallur district, the government said on Saturday. "Amma Drinking...
  • Jayalalithaa approves drinking water scheme for wild animals 26-08-2013 01:18 PM

    The Tamil Nadu government on Monday announced a Rs 2.81 crore drinking water scheme for wild animals covering four major tiger reserves and forest areas in the state. The measure was proposed in view of the animals straying into public places in search of water during dry spells, thus causing...
  • Drinking water shortage in China, over 3 million people affected 18-08-2013 01:30 PM

    More than three million people are facing acute shortage of drinking water due to a persistent drought in southwest China which has affected more than 17 million people in 1,311 towns. There was a partial relief from the lingering drought in Guizhou Province due to rainfall in the past two...
  • Over 50 students taken ill after drinking water from a hand pump at a school 03-08-2013 04:55 AM

    More than 50 children, mostly girls, were taken ill on Friday after drinking water from a handpump at a school in Bihar's Sitamarhi district. They are now out of danger, officials said. The incident took place at the Kasturba Gandhi middle school in Runnisaidpur of Sitamarhi, a district police officer...
  • Pub manager arrested for illegally serving liquor to underaged people 02-08-2013 05:29 AM

    At least three dozen drunk foreigners and Indians, including underaged people barred from consuming liquor, were caught early on Thursday in a pub in Gurgaon, police said. The pub manager was arrested but the customers were released later. A team of excise and police officials raided the pub around 2.30...
  • Age no bar: Easy liquor for teenagers in Mumbai pubs 01-08-2013 12:24 PM

    Mumbai: Weeks after the Gurgaon pub was found serving liquor to more than 100 school children, a CNN-IBN investigation has revealed how rules are openly being flouted in pubs and bars in Mumbai. Bar owners in Mumbai seem ready to ignore the laws on the age limit for drinking. CNN-IBN,...
  • Age no bar: No checks, teenagers served liquor in Delhi bars 01-08-2013 09:07 AM

    New Delhi: The Gurgaon pub raid that brought to light how alcohol is easily served to school children has raised big questions. The biggest question is whether the 'no alcohol can be served to minors' rule exists only on paper and is openly flouted on the ground. Just weeks after...
  • Should the legal age for drinking be 18 years? 31-07-2013 11:13 PM

    If you can vote, marry, drive a vehicle and even be sued at 18, why can't you be trusted to drink responsibly? CNN-IBN's Mumbai Bureau Chief Smitha Nair tries to uncover the mood of young Mumbaikers to bring to light their view on the contentious issue. ...
  • Peer pressure lead youngsters to experiment with alcohol: Doctor 31-07-2013 08:41 PM

    Dr Sameer Malhotra, HOD of Mental Health at Max Healthcare says lifestyle changes and peer pressure lead many youngsters to experiment with alcohol. ...
  • Government plans to implement Rs 150 crore drinking water scheme 31-07-2013 01:33 AM

    Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Tuesday announced in the assembly that the government had evolved a Rs 150 crore drinking water project exclusively for Karaikal to ensure that hygienically uninterrupted drinking water was available in the region. Replying to the complaints made by PR Siva (AINRC) during question time...
  • Face The People: Should 18 become the legal age for drinking? 16-07-2013 11:58 PM

    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. ...
  • Parenting is changing its face due to new lifestyle: Shyama Chona 16-07-2013 05:08 PM

    The recent incident in Gurgaon where school children were caught drinking at a pub puts the focus on teenage drinking in India. Who are to blame for this and what can be done? Educationist Shyma Chona joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Ma'am, Life is not...
  • Gurgaon pub serves liquor to school children: Should 18 become the legal age for drinking?

    Tonight at 10:30, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts whether 18 should become the legal age for drinking. You can...
  • Gurgaon pub raid: 'Increasing spending power helping children break cultural barriers' 15-07-2013 10:33 PM

    Former Principal of DPS RK Puram, Shyama Chona, claimed increasing spending power with kids was helping them break cultural barriers. ...
  • Gurgaon pub raid: Police claim pub destroying kids future 15-07-2013 08:24 PM

    Gurgoan police claimed that the pub deserves firm punishment for serving alcohol to school kids, adding that it was consciously destroying their future. ...
  • Gurgaon pub raid: Educationalists voice concern over serving alcohol to minors 15-07-2013 07:42 PM

    Educationalist say that children are often subjected to peer preassure and that parents should provide counselling to school kids. Students aged between 15 and 20 were caught consuming alcohol in the pub during a police raid despite the fact that the legal age for drinking is 25. ...
  • Gurgaon police cancels licence of pub caught serving liquor to minors 15-07-2013 05:43 PM

    New Delhi: The police have cancelled the licence of a pub in Gurgaon's DT Mall following a raid in which they found that alcohol was being served to over 100 school children. Over 115 people aged between 15 and 20 were caught consuming alcohol in the pub during a police...
  • Students caught consuming liquor: Gurgaon pub owner taken into custody 15-07-2013 03:17 PM

    New Delhi: The police are looking to have the licence cancelled of a pub in Gurgaon's DT City Mall after they found that alcohol was being served to over a 100 school children there. At the time of the raid, 115 people between ages of 15 and 20 were present...
  • Gurgaon: Over 100 school children caught consuming liquor at a pub 15-07-2013 09:31 AM

    New Delhi: 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. The legal age for drinking...
  • Delhi: 2 dead, 50 fall ill after drinking contaminated water 26-06-2013 08:36 AM

    New Delhi: Two died and over 50 people fell ill on Tuesday due to suspected water contamination in an underground reservoir in a South Delhi colony. The residents of the NCERT colony have been admitted to private hospitals after they complained of severe stomach infection. The Central Public Works Department...