KATHMANDU, March 26: Doctors warn that oral health problems affect 90 percent of Nepalis. Bleeding gums, mouth ulcers, tooth decay, and other oral issues affect many individuals, yet they often neglect to seek timely treatment.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Traffic police have taken action against 39,272 people for driving under the influence of alcohol in the last six months in the country. During the period, 242 people were also found driving under the influence of drugs and penalized.

BANKE, Oct 25: In preparation for the Durga idol immersion processions set to take place on the day following Bada Dashain, the District Administration Office Banke has implemented a temporary ban on alcohol sales, distribution, and consumption in the area.

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: The Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday issued an interim order prohibiting the advertisement of alcoholic beverages by media houses.

PATNA (INDIA), Dec 15: At least 22 people have died and several others have been hospitalised in India after drinking toxic alcohol, authorities said Thursday.

Sales of alcohol banned in Doti

November 5, 2022 14:05 pm

DOTI, Nov 5: The District Administration Office (DAO) in Doti has banned the sales and distribution of alcohol in view of the upcoming election. The House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly elections are scheduled on November 20 this year in a single phase.

KATHMANDU, August 30: The government is considering lifting a ban on import of a number of goods including mobile phones and alcohol.

KATHMANDU, July 31: The Traffic Police Office has taken action against five drivers who were driving school buses under the influence of alcohol.

KATHMANDU, May 10: The district administration offices (DAOs) in all three districts of the Kathmandu Valley have decided to ban the supply and consumption of alcoholic products in view of the May 13 local level elections.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The Department of Customs (DoC) has seized around 500 bottles of alcohol from travellers at the Tribhuvan International Airport in the first five months of the current fiscal year and is preparing to put them up for auction.

Brad Pitt has opened up about his battle with alcohol which reportedly played a role in his break-up with ex-wife Angelina Jolie. In a freewheeling interview with The New York Times, The 55-year-old actor shared the story of his road to sobriety and his decision to scale back on acting.

SIRAHA, Aug 26: Police arrested a man from Budhaura border point on the charge of smuggling alcohol from Nepal to India on Monday.

DARCHULA, June 23: A woman was burned to death while trying to retrieve valuables from her home set on fire by her husband under the influence of alcohol.

BAJHANG, May 2: Yarsa collectors in Bajhang district have been accused of exchanging the valuable herb for alcoholic beverages. The people involved in the shady business are suspected of having set up a black market, solely for the purpose.

MUMBAI, April 15: India’s gold smugglers have slowed their operations over worries their shipments will be caught up in seizures of cash, bullion, booze and drugs that are aimed at controlling vote-buying in the country’s national elections, industry officials told Reuters.

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India illegal alcohol toll mounts to 39

February 9, 2019 14:09 pm

Police says 39 people have died and another 27 fallen sick after drinking spurious liquor containing toxic methanol in several villages in northern India.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Nepal Police in coordination with various local committees has stepped up action against bootlegged alcohol across the country in an effort to bring its Community-Police Partnership Program (CPPP) into action. According to officials at the Nepal Police headquarters, police have given high priority to this initiative.

Another review of 27 studies found that while alcohol may help people fall asleep more quickly and deeply at first, it seriously screws with sleep quality after that initial restful period.

Hotel Association Nepal (HAN) called an urgent meeting on Friday to draw attention of concerned bodies to a planned law that would 'further discourage consumption and marketing of alcohol'.

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: The government has drafted a new bill to further restrict the sale, advertisement, production and distribution of alcohol.

MUGU, Nov 24: Chhayanath Rara Municipality that recently announced ban on the sale, distribution and consumption of alcohol has started taking action against rule violators. Officials said they arrest the rule violators and those found guilty are made to pay certain amount in bail and are freed.

JHAPA, Oct. 25: Issuing a 12-point declaration against crime control, all 15 local governments in Jhapa district have promised to regulate alcohol sale and distribution in the district from January 15, 2019.

Man arrested for killing wife

October 22, 2018 12:25 pm

BHADRAPUR, Oct 22: A person who was on the run after killing his wife Saturday has been arrested by the police.

RUKUM WEST, Oct 15:  A local resident Chandra Khadka from Musikot municipality-10 has thrashed sub inspector Bhakta Bahadur Rawal, police said.

SIRAHA, Oct 4: Following the ban of alcohol in the adjacent Indian state of Bihar, the Indo-Nepal border of the district has become the hub for the illegal trading of the alcohol.

KATHMANDU, May 29: The fiscal budget has made provisions to levy tax on alcohol, cigars, sanitary, electronics and construction materials.

JAKARTA, April 10: Nearly 50 people have died in a little more than a week after drinking bootleg liquor in western Indonesia, including Jakarta, the capital, officials said on Monday.

6 out of 10 drownings involve alcohol consumption

COLOMBO, Jan 16: Sri Lanka reimposed a decades-old law banning the selling of alcohol to women and preventing women from working in liquor stores on Monday - just days after it was lifted.

Just Add Alcohol

December 29, 2017 07:50 am

The commercialization of holidays is a universal theme the world over and I doubt it surprises anybody anymore. In this day and age, the sort of conspicuous consumption it encourages is par for the course with festivals everywhere else and our country is no different.

DARKHA, May 8: The District Police Office, Dhading, on Monday, suspended eight police personnel, including a head constable deployed for local level polls for panicking people after taking alcohol.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: The government has adopted a policy of prohibiting the consumption of alcohol at public functions and at weddings and other parties.

NEW YORK, Nov 1: Adele has opened up about parenting, her struggle with postpartum depression and alcohol use in a new interview.

People who aim to quit drinking entirely are more likely to achieve this goal if they are treated by a care provider who advocates total abstinence, a new study has claimed.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 6: The hooliganism at the European Championship in France could affect the availability of alcohol at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Two more die of alcohol intake

June 21, 2016 01:15 am

MAHOTTARI, June 21: Two more persons have died after consuming locally produced alcohol in excessive amount in Mahottari district on Saturday night. With this, the death toll from alcohol consumption has reached five in the last two days.