Baby hospitalised after vodka mixed with formula in US

A six-week-old baby in the US state Wisconsin had a lucky escape after her mother accidentally used vodka to mix the baby's formula, police said.

FSSAI to soon issue draft notification for liquor standards

With plans to set standards for alcoholic drinks including beer, whisky and rum among others central food safety watchdog FSSAI is likely to come out with a draft notification within a few weeks.

This smartphone app will tell you when to stop drinking
This smartphone app will tell you when to stop drinking

A new smartphone app has been developed that will warn you if you go over the recommended maximum daily/weekly units of alcohol and this way you will be able to manage your alcohol intake.

Most US adults back ban on powdered alcohol: Survey

Driven by concerns of potential misuse among underage youth, majority of adults in the US favour a ban on recently approved powdered alcohol which can create an instant cocktail when mixed with water, reveals a survey.

'Breaking Bad' now has its own vodka

Crime-drama series ‘Breaking Bad’ will now have its limited-edition ‘Heisenberg’ Vodka.

Kate Moss slammed pilot as 'basic b***h' after being escorted off flight
Kate Moss slammed pilot as 'basic b***h' after being escorted off flight

 Kate Moss was recently escorted off a flight after she displayed "disruptive behaviour," but she didn't stop there. As she left, she called the pilot a "basic b***h."

Recipe: Hauté Chocolate Dairy Milk Martini
Recipe: Hauté Chocolate Dairy Milk Martini

Hauté Chocolate


50g Dark Couverture (34%,single origin)

25ml Dairy Cream

120ml Toned Milk

45ml bailey's
15ml bourbon whiskey

10ml Caramel

A pinch of cocoa powder


Drinking a glass of wine equivalent to downing 3 vodka shots

A new study has reported that a large glass of wine is potentially as bad as downing three shots of vodka.

Probe finds porous security at NYC's main jail

New York City jail officials plan tighter screening of guards and other employees after a city investigation found that vodka, heroin, marijuana and razor blades could be smuggled into Rikers Island in exchange for hundreds of dollars in "courier" fees from inmates.

Kim Jong-un`s childhood of `vodka binges`, `pleasure girls` revealed

A former employee of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has revealed about his childhood — vodka binges, Big Macs and private yachts.

Vodka behind rise in deaths in Russian men: Study

Russian adults who gulp down three bottles of vodka a week heighten their risk of death over the next 20 years, shows research.

New York restaurants declare `vodka-war` on Russia

Several restaurants in New York poured Russian vodka on streets in protest of the country`s harsh anti-gay laws.

Malaika Arora Khan to endorse vodka brand

Bollywood`s ‘Munni’ Malaika Arora Khan has been signed on to endorse a new vodka brand.

Whisky restores eyesight in man after vodka blinds

A bottle of whisky saved the sight of a 65-year-old man in New Zealand who was blinded after the vodka he was drinking reacted with his diabetes medication.

Vodka-loaded apocalypse kits on sale in Siberia

Besides vodka, the kit contains a pack of buckwheat, a can of fish, some candles and matches, a notepad and pencil, medication, and soap and a rope.

Knightley drank vodka before filming spanking scenes

Knightley has revealed that she and her co-star Michael Fassbender downed vodka shots before shooting intimate spanking scenes for their latest film ‘A Dangerous Method’.

How vodka and wine makes hair and skin shine

It is well known that a glass of red wine can be good for our hearts, but now it has emerged that the ingredients in our favourite alcoholic drink can be beneficial for our skin and hair too.

Amy Winehouse ‘drinking herself to death’ with vodka

Winehouse is still going strong with her drinking habit, and friends fear that she is drinking herself to death after blacking out on vodka three times in the past week.

Russia bans `Putin-Medvedev` vodka brand: Report

Russia has banned a firm from registering as a trademark a brand of vodka whose name appears to play on the names of its ruling duo, Vedomosti business daily reported.

Recipe: Strawberry vodka cup

Try out this delicious strawberry vodka cup.