World  /  Published 16.05.20

Diabetes link in UK Indian deaths

Official statistics from the NHS have revealed that over a quarter of the patients who died in hospitals in England after contracting coronavirus had diabetes, thereby providing some explanation for t...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 26.09.19

17 killed in Pune rain

At least 17 people were killed in separate accidents triggered by heavy rain in Pune city and several other parts of the district in Maharashtra on Thursday, officials said.Nearly 16,000 people, incl...
By PTI in Pune

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.19

Mamata tip to beat NRC paper fear

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday sought to address fatal panic over the National Register of Citizens (NRC), renewing her pledge to keep Bengal out of the exercise and offering people a tip to...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.05.20

Man shouts at jumbo herd, dies

A villager was trampled to death by a herd of elephants after he apparently whistled and shouted at the jumbos early on Wednesday.The incident occurred at Chandil forest range in Seraikela-Kharsawan d...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.09.19

Mesra student death triggers food slur

A first-year polytechnic student of BIT-Mesra, Nishant, died while being shifted from one hospital to another here on Saturday night, spurring some 50 of his classmates to block NH-33 near the campus ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


Bihar  /  Published 02.11.18

Back-to-back jolts worry police brass

Upheavals in the state police force in the last couple of days have set alarm bells ringing at the police headquarters.After trainee cops clashed with senior officers on Friday, the top brass headed b...
By Ramashankar in Patna

Odisha  /  Published 01.11.18

Death in illegal cracker unit blast near Banamalipur

A woman was blown into pieces and her husband is missing, feared dead, in an explosion at an illegal cracker manufacturing unit near Banamalipur, around 25km from here.While the body of the woman iden...
By Lelin Mallick in Bhubaneswar

Bihar  /  Published 01.11.18

Dengue kills state official in Patna

Srishti Raj Sinha, 44, a sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) who was recently transferred to Saharsa from Nalanda, died at Patna’s Paras HMRI Hospital, where he was admitted with dengue, on Wednesday ni...
By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna

India  /  Published 15.09.19

Tour boat tragedy in swollen Godavari

At least eight people drowned and around 25 were missing after a boat carrying them to a tourist spot capsized in the swollen Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, police said.The boat was carry...
By PTI in Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh)

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.19

Passenger killed in Kankinara rail station in clash belt

A bereaved young man returning to his Nadia home from Bihar to mourn the death of his brother was shot dead by suspected robbers in the early hours of Saturday at the railway station in Kankinara, whi...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kankinara


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