The City Diary 15-12-2011

Tourist dies in cave near Shillong

By The Telegraph Online
  • Published 15.12.11

Tourist dies in cave near Shillong

Ujjal Ghosh, 54, a Baranagar resident, collapsed and died while trying to cross a cave in Meghalaya’s Cherrapunji on Wednesday. Ghosh had gone with a group from the city. “We have informed his family about the death. They are expected to arrive soon,” said a police officer in Shillong.

Suicide bid: Sulekha Singh, a Class IX student of a central Calcutta school, jumped from the first floor of a building on Eden Hospital Road on Wednesday afternoon after an altercation with her parents over her exam results. She was admitted to Calcutta Medical College and Hospital with an ankle fracture.

Death: Neville de Noronha, former principal of Nopany Vidyalaya and winner of The Telegraph School Awards, died in Bangalore at 4.30pm on Monday. He had been hospitalised after suffering a stroke on December 9.