Government institute bars visually-impaired programmer from giving exam

Government institute bars visually-impaired programmer from giving exam

Varun Mehato, who will now have to wait for a few months before he can reappear for the exam, said that the rule is ambiguous and difficult for visually challenged people like him to deal with.


Aug 11, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

Bar-highway distance measurement begins in Gurgaon

Gurgaon administration has started the process of measuring the motorable distance of 500 metres for pubs, bars and hotels from the national and state highways here.

Apr 12, 2017, 11:50 AM IST

'Bars can't ban pregnant women or refuse them drinks'

Pregnant women can't be kept out of New York City bars or refused alcoholic drinks just because they're expecting, under new city guidelines.

May 06, 2016, 23:32 PM IST

Kerala Excise Minister denies graft charges

Kerala Excise Minister K Babu on Monday denied charges that he received Rs 10 crore in bribe for reducing the annual liquor fees of bars.

Apr 27, 2015, 16:32 PM IST

Licence granted to 10 more bars: Kerala govt tells HC

The Kerala government on Monday informed the High Court that it has granted licences to 10 more bars in compliance with the court's directions.

Feb 02, 2015, 20:45 PM IST

Kerala liquor ban: 250 odd bars permitted to function till Feb 10

 The Kerala High Court on Wednesday permitted 250-odd bars to function till February 10.

Jan 14, 2015, 22:37 PM IST

Mumbai cops crackdown on bars, gambling and video parlours

Mumbai Police have raided seven commercial establishments since December 31 night and arrested as many as 110 people for allegedly carrying out illegal activities and violating rules, and rescued several bar girls.

Jan 04, 2015, 12:48 PM IST

The Art of Chocolate Appreciation

By Pooja Bhula 

Sanjana Patel, Executive Chef of La Folie, tells Pooja Bhula how to understand the profile of a chocolate and to discern its richness

Oct 07, 2014, 15:43 PM IST

Kerala HC dismisses appeals against the closure of 418 bars

 Kerala High Court on Saturday dismissed as infructuous the writ appeals challenging the closure of 418 bar hotels in the state in view of the new excise policy declared by the government.

Sep 21, 2014, 00:17 AM IST

UDF leaders to discuss SC order on bar issue

With the Supreme Court order stopping the Congress-led UDF government from closing down bars before September 30 coming as a political setback to the coalition,senior Front leaders are meeting here to discuss its implications and work out the future course of action.

Sep 11, 2014, 16:07 PM IST

Tipplers may head to Kerala borders to get their fill

Liquor vends at Kerala's borders are likely to see a jump in sales as the state will see the introduction of prohibition in a phased manner.

Aug 27, 2014, 14:47 PM IST

Kerala govt tells hoteliers to shut bars within 15 days

Firming up plans to drastically reduce availability of liquor, the Congress-led UDF Government today decided to issue notices to hoteliers below the five-star category to shut their bars by September 12.

Aug 26, 2014, 13:39 PM IST

Kerala cautious in closing down 312 bars

The Kerala government on Monday said it would move very cautiously in closing down the 312 bars now operating in the state.

Aug 25, 2014, 14:02 PM IST

No reason to reopen 418 closed bars: Congress

Refuting media reports, state Congress president VM Sudheeran Wednesday said there is no reason for reopening any of the 418 closed bars.

Aug 06, 2014, 15:05 PM IST

418 bars closed but Kerala on a high

What if 418 bars in Kerala have not opened this fiscal -- liquor sales in the remaining 313 bars in the state have risen 95 percent compared to the same period of last year.

Jul 16, 2014, 17:28 PM IST

Police allows nightlife till 1 am in Bangalore

It`s three cheers to thousands of Bangaloreans who can soon party till 1 am throughout the week, thanks to the police permitting bars and restaurants to serve liquor and food past midnight for a year.

Jun 11, 2014, 00:46 AM IST

Fate of 418 closed bars in Kerala uncertain

The decision on re-opening 418 bars in Kerala that have been closed since April 1 this years hangs in balance as the ruling party is divided over the issue.

May 05, 2014, 00:32 AM IST

Chris Brown to remain behind bars on birthday

Rapper Chris Brown will have to spend his birthday behind bars as the court has extended his jail term for a week in the 2009 Rihanna assault case.

May 02, 2014, 15:04 PM IST

Lindsay Lohan clubbing, partying for moolah?

In her bid to stay clean and sober, troubled actress Lindsay Lohan has reportedly put herself up for hire to spend evenings in bars and nightclubs.

Jan 18, 2014, 04:48 AM IST

No past-midnight New Year eve revelry in Gurgaon pubs, bars

No pubs or bars will stay open past midnight in Gurgaon, or after 11.59 pm Tuesday night, an official said.

Dec 31, 2013, 00:41 AM IST