Monday, 26 October 2020

Tag Archives: alcohol

Tobacco companies sue South African government over smoking ban

  JOHANNESBURG: Tobacco companies are determined to move forward with litigation against the South African government for its banning of tobacco products during the nearly five-month coronavirus lockdown. The tobacco ban – the only one of its kind worldwide – was imposed under the 2002 Disaster Management Act, the government justifying ...

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India bootleg alcohol death toll cross 100

NEW DELHI: The death toll from a toxic bootleg alcohol scandal in the north Indian state of Punjab rose to 100. Police have arrested 25 people so far over the worsening tragedy, which started coming to light late last week, the Press Trust of India news agency said. Hundreds of ...

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Johnny Depp’s defamation lawsuit delayed

Johnny Depp’s defamation lawsuit against Amber Heard has been delayed until August 2020. The ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ star is suing his ex-wife for $50 million over a piece she wrote for the Washington Post about being a victim of domestic violence, arguing it was strongly inferred he was the ...

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Indian worker accused of raping cows at shelter held on animal cruelty charges

NEW DELHIA labourer is accused of raping five cows at a cattle shelter in India after horrified staff saw the surveillance footage of the incident. The man was arrested after cattle shelter volunteers claimed they saw him committing the perverted acts, in Uttar Pradesh, northern India, writes the Mirror. Shelter workers lay in wait for the offender to return to the ...

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Priyanka Chopra bans alcohol and cigarettes on sets

BOLLYWOOD: Priyanka Chopra always likes to do things differently. After having previously enhanced the working conditions of the female crew in their company, Purple Pebbles, Priyanka and mother Madhu have taken a step further to ensure a healthy working environment for children by banning cigarattes and alcohol on the sets ...

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Selena Gomez stays away from alcohol

LONDON: Selena Gomez is staying away from alcohol following her stint in rehab. The ‘Back to You’ hitmaker – who has spoken publicly about her mental health issues including anxiety and depression in the past – spent two weeks at the Privé-Swiss rehab facility in Connecticut in January in order ...

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Indonesia: 60 dead after drinking bootleg alcohol

Indonesian police remove a container filled with illegal alcohol from a house in Cicalengka district in West Java province on April 8, 2018.PHOTO: AFP BANDUNG: Over 60 Indonesians are dead and dozens have been hospitalised from drinking illegal homemade alcohol, authorities said Monday, with the toll steadily climbing. Police conducted ...

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The effects of sexsomnia

Sleep; a time for relaxation, peace and rejuvenation, orelaxationr, a time for sex! But how can a person engage in sex when asleep? Well, turns out, a person can. Sleep sex is not a myth; it is a real condition and is termed as sexsomnia. Where you may have heard ...

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Drinks industry distorts alcohol cancer risk: scientists

LONDON: The alcohol industry uses denial, distortion, and distraction to mislead people about the risks of developing cancer from drinking, often employing similar tactics to those of the tobacco industry, a study said on Thursday. Drinks industry organizations often present the relationship between alcohol and cancer as highly complex, implying there is ...

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