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Direct cash transfer to poor in India: They will consume more alcohol than food.

Direct cash transfer to poor in India: They  will consume more alcohol than food.
India lags in reducing poverty, hunger
Hindu Business Line
But, with direct cash transfers aimed at the poor in the hope that they
will consume more food, if it goes to men rather than women, they may end
up consuming more alcohol. Where does India stands in terms of food
security? Since the early 1990s, ...
<http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/article2487677.ece?homepage=true>

Facebook encourages drug, alcohol abuse in teens: Study - Times ...

Facebook encourages drug, alcohol abuse in teens: Study - Times ...
LONDON: How much time does your child spend on Facebook? Teenagers who
regularly use social networking sites are much more likely to drink, smoke
and ...
<http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-08-25/social-media/29926109_1_social-networking-sites-facebook-and-other-sites-post-pictures>

Legal drinking age: Survey busts govt's reasoning

Legal drinking age: Survey busts govt's reasoning
Times of India
The paper titled Youth in India: Situation and Needs, Maharashtra 2006-2007
busted a number of myths about drinking among those in the 15-24 age group.
For instance, only 10.6% of the interviewed boys and 0.1% girls had ever
consumed alcohol. ...
<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Legal-drinking-age-Survey-busts-govts-reasoning/articleshow/9988630.cms

Drinking age limit as perverse as arresting teenagers for dancing: Experts

Drinking age limit as perverse as arresting teenagers for dancing: Experts
Times of India
India could learn a lesson or two from the US, where Prohibition in 1919
led to a decreased consumption of alcohol, but allowed organized crime to
thrive in larger cities. "Any curb - be it drinking age limit or consensual
sex-has to be backed by ...
<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Drinking-age-limit-as-perverse-as-arresting-teenagers-for-dancing-Experts/articleshow/9988596.cms

Bollywood Actor Challenges Liquor Legislation

Bollywood Actor Challenges Liquor Legislation
NTDTV
In an effort to discourage youngsters from consuming alcohol, the
provincial government of India's western Maharashtra state this June
increased the legal age limit from 21 to 25. Khan calls this act of state
government an infringement of individual ...
<http://english.ntdtv.com/ntdtv_en/news_asia/2011-09-15/bollywood-actor-challenges-liquor-legislation.html>

Pay more for tobacco products, liquor

Pay more for tobacco products, liquor
Indian Express
Mitra also raised tax on India-made foreign liquor by bringing it under
schedule D. For alcohol sold at MRP (maximum retail price), VAT has been
increased from 23 per cent to 27 per cent. Alcohol sold without MRP will
attract a VAT of 50 per cent ...
<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Pay-more-for-tobacco-products--liquor/839129/>

'Liver disorders see fourtimes leap in 15 years'

'Liver disorders see fourtimes leap in 15 years'
Times of India
Long term consumption of alcohol, and prolong infection of Hepatitis B, C
are the common causes of liver cirrhosis." The second largest liver
disorder which is found in 25% of the total patients suffering from liver
disorders is fatty liver disorder. ...
<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/Liver-disorders-see-fourtimes-leap-in-15-years/articleshow/9929999.cms>

India domestic abuse more common in 'arranged' marriages

India domestic abuse more common in 'arranged' marriages
Women News Network
She says alcohol intensified his rage. In the beginning, Manjali lacked the
means to make a move to a safer place. “I couldn't run away because it
would be an insult to the family,” she said. The beating and abuse never
eased. ...
<http://womennewsnetwork.net/2011/09/12/india-domestic-abuse-arranged-marriages/>

57 pilots failed alcohol test in 2009 and 2010 - Times Of India

57 pilots failed alcohol test in 2009 and 2010 - Times Of India
NEW DELHI: A total of 57 pilots have been punished for failing to clear the
pre- flight alcohol test in the past two years, and 10 of them had to lose
their job, civil ...
<http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-09-08/india/30129592_1_breath-analyser-test-pilots-cabin-crew>

Alcohol Alert : Stringent pre-flight alcohol check for pilots

Stringent pre-flight alcohol check for pilots
The Hindu
Such pilots who tested positive during the pre-flight alcohol check cut
across all airlines and hailed from not only State-owned Air India but also
from Jet Airways, JetLite, Kingfisher, Go Airways, SpiceJet, IndiGo. The
Directorate-General of Civil ...
<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article2444595.ece>

Nada volunteers Alexander Hitch from US and Corinna from Germany visited Radio club Balbhawan on 10th Sept.

Dear Mr.Vatsyayan Thank you again for introducing us to the Radio children yesterday. It was, for both of us, one of best experiences we've had in India…….Corinna expressed interest in visiting the children again when she is back in Delhi, which should be quite often considering she is not leaving until late October. Thank you again,
Alexander Hitch  





Bridge of Smile, a Japanese student organization members visited Radio club Balbhawan Mandi on 18th Aug,2011

All 30 members enjoyed the interaction with children and was impressed by the projects of Nada India such as the Radio Club Program. Although the duration of our visit was limited, it was very nice to walk around the BalBhawan Mandi and to hear an introduction of the organization......Kozue Kagayama Team leader of Bridges of Smile,Japan 









Bal-Pehchaan Radio club Balbhawan Mandi village children visited All India Radio Delhi station Ration Akashvani Bhawan New Delhi

Nada India has been running a Bal Pehchaan Radio club in partnership with Balbhawa Mandi village Delhi  for the last one year. In order to give the children an understanding of operation of Radio station functioning, Nada India & Balbhawan Mandi organized an exposure visit to Delhi station on 23rd June at 11am. 
These children also prepared some songs, poems and stories were recorded for  children program on radio. The visit  helped these children in gaining in-depth understanding and knowledge about radio functioning and its related operations. Sh.Laxmi ShankerBajpai,


Station Director, All India Radio met and spent time more than one hour with children and answered the queries about radio production ,radio as career. Mr.Suneel ,Pallavi and Mr.Sanjeev and Parveen Bali accompanied the children.