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New law offers hope for UK pubs, hit by fall in bingeing

 Britain`s traditional pubs are hoping a new law will galvanise the country`s budding beer renaissance and save them from a steep crisis that is forcing dozens of premises to close every week.

Congress slams Union Minister Shripad Naik`s `pub culture` comment

Countering Union Minister of State for Tourism, Shripad Naik`s views on `pub culture`, the Congress said on Sunday that the tourism sector will not improve with such steps.

Goa tourism minister wants to control pub culture

Pub culture will not be promoted and must be controlled because it often leads to "unwanted things", Union Minister of State for Tourism (independent charge) Shripad Naik said Saturday.

Pubs, liquor very much part of Indian culture: BJP MLA

Days after a minister in Manohar Parrikar-led government set off a controversy by denouncing "pub culture", a BJP MLA has invoked mythology saying "pub and liquor are very much part of Indian culture" and opposed any move to ban them in the name of culture and religion.

Congress sends pink skirt to Goa minister`s office address

The Congress party in Goa on Tuesday sent a pink skirt to state public works department minister Sudin Dhavalikar to protest against his remarks that wearing skirts was not Goan culture.

Muthalik welcomes Goa minister`s remark on girls visiting pubs in short dresses

A day after a Goa minister spoke against young girls visiting pubs in short dresses, Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik Tuesday welcomed the statement saying it showed that several important people shared his views.

Girls visiting pubs in short dresses not right: Goa minister

A senior minister in the Manohar Parrikar-led BJP government in Goa has echoed controversial Sriram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik saying that the practice of young girls visiting pubs in short dresses is against local culture and should be stopped.

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.

Lily Allen hides when her songs play in pubs

Singer Lily Allen does not like hearing her own music in clubs and bars.

British pubs should open late for World Cup: Cameron

British pubs should stay open late to screen matches in the upcoming football World Cup finals in Brazil, Prime Minister David Cameron has said.

All pubs, discotheques in Delhi to close by 1 AM: Government

The government on Friday ordered closure of all pubs and discotheques in the capital by 1 AM as part of security measures in the backdrop of rape of a young student in a moving bus last Sunday.

Britons bought more beer at shops than in pubs

Britons bought more beer from supermarkets to consume at home than they did at pubs and bars in the run-up to Christmas last year.

Four arrested after raids on bars, pubs in Hyderabad

Four persons, including two students, were arrested and later released on bail following raids on bars and pubs in posh localities.

Pubs in Bangalore to function till 2 am

Tipplers might soon get to enjoy
their drinks in pubs and bars here till 2 am with Karnataka
Government favouring extension of the business hours.