#Alcohol

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Tequila is made by agavins fruit which is a natural form of sugar (Representational/ Unsplash)

  • Tequila's useful in weight loss has been widely misinterpreted several times over the years 
  • When taken in moderation tequila does have several health benefits 
  • It is known to help diabetic patients in maintaining blood sugar levels 

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The party cocktail is here to quench your thirst: it's crisp, invigorating, and it's created with hard alcohol. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ Unsplash)

  • These changing circumstances have made all of us evolve
  • But our passion for a great cocktail still remains the same
  • Here are some classic cocktails and some new recipes that will quickly become your favourites

Websites and apps that'll deliver booze to your home. (Photo credit: Unsplash)

  •  Delhi government permits home delivery of Indian, foreign liquor
  • Living Liquidz, HipBar, Swiggy, Zomato are some apps which deliver alcohol straight to your door
  • These apps are available on Google store and the Apple store

.Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
Officials are seizing liquor pouches to help identify the spurious liquor stock.(Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • According to BJP MP from Aligarh Satish Gautam, the death toll has crossed 35
  •  He said, "many victims have been cremated without conducting a post-mortem examination"
  • He reiterated that there will be no attempt to hide casualties in the hooch tragedy

.Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
The death toll in the Aligarh hooch tragedy reached 22 on Saturday. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Pixabay)

  • The 28 critical patients are undergoing treatment at Aligarh's hospitals
  • Locals fear that the death toll can rise further
  • Five persons have been arrested so far

.Kavaratti, Lakshadweep, India
Praful Khoda Patel is a BJP leader and the Administrator of Lakshadweep. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@prafulkpatel)

  • Praful Khoda Patel is being criticised over some of his policy decisions
  • Opposition party members alleged that he unilaterally lifted restrictions on the use of alcohol in the Muslim-majority islands
  • They alleged that Patel demolished fishermen's sheds built on coastal areas

.Helsinki, Finland
Sima was first made mainly of water, wine and herbs such as meadowsweet and harrow. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • Sima is a fermented drink, mainly made of water, lemon, sugar, yeast, and traditionally alcoholic
  • It is today also served as a non-alcoholic drink, and is often consumed likewise by children and adults
  • It is traditionally a form of mead or honey wine

.London, UK
Midleton Very Rare Silent Distillery Collection Chapter Two to be presented in Waterford Crystal decanter, hand-blown, exhibited in a wooden cabinet made of whiskey vats. (Photo Credit: CNN)

  • World Whiskey Day is celebrated on the third Saturday of May every year
  • There are only 70 bottles of the Midleton Very Rare Silent Distillery Collection Chapter Two in the world
  • It has style of a typical Irish whiskey made of a single distillery from malted and unmalted barley

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Whiskey is also known as "Water of Life" (Photo Credits: Unsplash)

  • World Whiskey Day is celebrated on May 15 across the globe
  • This day was founded in 2012 by author and consultant Blair Bowman
  • Various tasting events, social gatherings, and programs are organized to make the day special

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The word 'whisky' originated in Scotland from the Scottish or Gaelic word 'Uisce Beatha', which translates to 'Water of life'. (Photo credit: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • World Whisky Day is celebrated every year on the third Saturday of May
  • Tasting events and other programs are usually organised to mark the day
  • There exists, however, a difference between 'whisky' and 'whiskey'