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Cheers! Rule of thumb can control drinking

Cheers! Rule of thumb can control drinking

Last Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014, 20:26

Did you ever try using a rule of thumb such as a half-glass rule or a two-fingers-from-the-top rule when pouring wine? Do this if you want to keep your weight in check.

2-day workshop on drinking water & sanitation from Aug 26

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 18:40

With a view to accomplishing Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s mission "Swachh Bharat by 2019", the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation will organise a two day exhibition-cum-workshop next week, highlighting innovative technologies.

Drinking part of Goa`s culture, no prohibition: BJP leader

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 17:44

Prohibition cannot come in Goa because drinking is part of Goa`s culture, BJP state vice-president Wilfred Mesquita said on Friday.

150 hospitalised after drinking pesticide mixed water

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 00:48

About 150 persons, including some children from three villages in the district were0 on Saturday hospitalised after drinking water laced with pesticide granules from an overhead tank, police said.

Railways` fourth packaged water facility to be launched

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 13:18

Indian Railways` fourth state-of-the-art packaged drinking water facility, set up at Ambernath in Thane district, will get operational from Wednesday.

Mice study reveals link between `lead` and obesity

Last Updated: Sunday, August 10, 2014, 14:31

A new study on mice shows that exposure to `lead` through their mothers could cause obesity.

Threefold surge in male teenage drinking in India: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 10:26

Revealing an alarming trend, a team led by an Indian-origin researcher has reported a threefold surge in the number of male teenagers drinking alcohol in India, especially in urban cities and poorer households.

Soon, pee to power your smartphone, tablets

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 17:32

NASA astronomers are trying to turn pee into pure drinking water. Back on earth, pee can soon be commercially used to charge smartphones and tablets.

`Increasing alcohol cost curbs harmful drinking`

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 18:02

Reducing alcohol`s affordability is the most effective way to reduce alcohol-related harm in people, says a study.

British drink too much, ignorant: Survey

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 23:48

Britons are largely viewed as heavy drinkers and ignorant of other cultures, according to a survey by the British Council.

India among countries to face `insurmountable` water crisis by 2040

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 12:48

A research focusing on four different case studies in France, the United States, China and India respectively has recently revealed that it might be impossible to continue to produce electricity and meet the demand of clean drinking water worldwide by 2040.

Drinking in middle age doubles memory impairment risks

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 10:44

A new study has revealed that middle-aged adults with a history of problem drinking are more than twice as likely to suffer from severe memory impairment in later life.