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Alcohol & Drinking

Drew Barrymore Gets Candid On Why She Quit Alcohol

Dec 11, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"I quit alcohol in 2019, it just did not serve me and my life," said the actress Drew Barrymore during an appearance on CBS This Morning.

India's First Ever Museum Dedicated To Alcohol Opens Up In Goa

Sep 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Museum owner Nandan Kudchadkar said that the gallery has been set up to showcase Goa's legacy of brewing feni and not to promote the habit of liquor consumption.

Negroni Week 2021: How A Classic 100-Year-Old Cocktail Still Causes A Stir

Negroni Week 2021: Leading the charge on this weekend is the ninth year of the Negroni Week celebration.

Cocktail With A Conscience: Understanding Sustainability With Cocktails

Sep 09, 2021 Eshita Bhargava

Sustainable cocktails are cocktails that are more in harmony with nature. It’s about minimising natural resources and conserving energy.

A Coconut Cocktail Guide To Celebrate The World Coconut Day

Take your pick from scotch, gin or vodka, and put together a cocktail at home in no time.

31 July, 2021

The Ultimate Friendship Mix…Which Cocktail Are You?

Eshita Bhargava

This Friendship Day, we have crafted this little cocktail guide to identify your personality type that contributes towards your friend circle. Because, let’s be honest, nothing says the real you more than the tipple you order at the bar…

24 July, 2021

New To The World Of Single Malts? Here’s What You Need To Keep In Mind

Eshita Bhargava

As with any Scotch whisky, a single malt Scotch must be distilled in Scotland and matured in oak casks in Scotland for at least three years and one day.

09 July, 2021

Bengaluru's Pub Puzzle: Guzzle On Bottled Beer But Draught Is Out

Ajay Sukumaran

Pubs that serve draught will remain closed for now.

30 June, 2021

Liquor Sector Reforms: Delhi Floats Tenders To Allot Zonal Licences For Retail Sale Of Alcohol

Outlook Web Bureau

The move comes as part of Delhi government’s liquor sector reforms in accordance with the Delhi Excise Policy 2021.

19 June, 2021

The Balvenie Global Brand Ambassador Gemma Paterson Explains The Science And Art Of Whisky Making

Eshita Bhargava

Gemma Paterson started by working at the Glenfiddich and Balvenie distilleries in Scotland as a tour guide and in six years has become the global ambassador of The Balvenie, and in the process, a storyteller.

12 June, 2021

World Gin Day: An Expert Guide To Gin, The Most Trendy Drink

Eshita Bhargava

On World Gin Day, let's take a look at the history of Gin and the art of mixing a cocktail


11 June, 2021

Rules For Home Delivery Of Liquor In Delhi Come Into Force From Today

Outlook Web Bureau

However, the wait is not over yet as the government is yet to issue the terms and conditions to implement it.

01 June, 2021

Delhi Govt Allows Home Delivery Of Liquor; Here’s How You Can Order

Outlook Web Bureau

The amended rules also allow independent restaurants, clubs, and bars attached with hotels to serve liquor in open spaces such as terraces, balcony or courtyards.

28 May, 2021

Rachel, Chandler Or Joey: 6 F.R.I.E.N.D.S-Inspired Cocktails For Your Reunion Viewing Party

Eshita Bhargava

What’s good? Watching F.R.I.E.N.D.S Reunion. What’s better? F.R.I.E.N.D.S Reunion while drinking an appropriate character-themed cocktail.

20 May, 2021

Ice: The Most Important Ingredient In Your Cocktail

Eshita Bhargava

Here’s why great ice makes great cocktails:

13 May, 2021

World Cocktail Day: Know Why Using Right Glassware Is Important While Mixing Your Drink

Eshita Bhargava

World Cocktail Day: The first thing one does, before they taste a cocktail – Is pick up the glass and take in the aroma. So, as you have probably guessed the glass has a pertinent role to play in bringing the fragrances and flavours to life.

27 April, 2021

Gin Is In: It’s Time To Move Beyond Your Regular Gin And Tonic

Eshita Bhargava

It’s fascinating to see a drink that started off being used for medicinal purposes with its origins in India, transport its way around the world, and become such a mainstay for gin culture in every country around the world.


17 April, 2021

Rajasthan: Son Kills Alcoholic Father With An Axe Over Repeated Harassment

Outlook Web Bureau

Initial inquiry revealed that the deceased, Abid Ali (45), was a history-sheeter with 27 criminal cases against him.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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