Friday, 19 April 2019

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39 die, dozens sick in India from drinking spurious liquor

NEW DELHI: At least 39 people have died and another 27 fallen sick from drinking cheap spurious liquor containing toxic methanol in several villages in the northern India, officials said. Senior police officer Ashok Kumar said 26 died in two separate incidents in the state of Uttar Pradesh, 306 kilometers ...

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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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Our drinking culture is a national disgrace

It may astound native Brits to know that most humans around the world do not get tanked up or legless on New Year’s Eve, or Thanksgiving, or Eid or Diwali or Baisakhi (the Sikh celebration) or Hanukkah, or weddings or baby-welcoming ceremonies, or indeed on any weekend night. It really ...

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Ex-sumo champion charged over assault scandal

TOKYO: Former sumo grand champion Harumafuji was charged Thursday for a brutal assault on a rival wrestler while out drinking in a scandal that has humiliated Japan’s ancient sport. The Mongolian former “yokozuna”, sumo’s highest rank, however, faced a summary indictment, a spokesman with a local public prosecutor’s office told, ...

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Teen Drinking Liquid Meth at Border Crossing

SAN DIEGO: Surveillance video shows U.S. Customs and Border officials watching a Tijuana teenager ingest liquid methamphetamine moments before the chemical led to the teen’s death. Cruz Marcelino Velazquez Acevedo, 16, of Tijuana was stopped by federal officials after he entered the U.S. from Mexico through the San Ysidro Port ...

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Drinking alcohol regularly ‘protects against diabetes’

LONDON: Drinking alcohol most days a week can significantly protect against developing diabetes, research has shown. A study of more than 70,000 men and women found consuming alcohol three or four days a week was associated with a reduced risk of 27% in men and 32% in women, compared with ...

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Optimistic women may live longer

Women who have a sunny outlook on life may live longer than their peers who take a dimmer view of the world, a recent study suggests. Researchers analyzed data collected over eight years on about 70,000 women and found that the most optimistic people were significantly less likely to die ...

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