#NewsInTweets: Bihar Govt. Bans Country-Made Liquor, Complete Ban In 6 Months

Posted on March 31, 2016 in News

By YKA Staff:

What’s the latest around the world today? Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated. In 140 characters at that! Presenting, #NewsInTweets:

1. Bihar Assembly passed the liquor ban bill unanimously, prohibiting country-made liquor from April 1. Those who are found making or selling home-made liquor that can kill or cause danger to consumers will face death penalty. Phase 2 of the implementation of this bill will completely ban liquor across the state.

2. After concluding his first official visit to Belgium, PM Modi leaves for Washington from Brussels to attend the Nuclear Security Summit.

3. India to play against West Indies today in the World T20 semifinals.

4. A woman was shot dead by militants in the area of Pulwama in Kashmir.

5. After a 10-year wait, army jawans to get bullet-proof jackets.

6. Bombay HC says women can’t be barred from entering Shani Shingnapur temple in Maharashtra.

7. Seven CRPF personnel killed in Dantewada, Chhattisgarh.

8. A study conducted by researchers at University of California at Irvine and Stanford University revealed that a Twitter-based intervention program can be more efficient than traditional methods to help people quit smoking.