World  /  Published 18.11.19

‘Asians’ dead in US firing

Four people were fatally shot and six others wounded after at least one gunman opened fire on a backyard party in Fresno, California, on Sunday, then fled, the authorities said.All 10 of the victims w...
By Mihir Zaveri and Thomas Fuller/New York Times News Service in California

West Bengal  /  Published 03.12.19

Dengue death toll 27 this year: Mamata Banerjee

Dengue claimed 27 lives and more than 44,000 people tested positive for the disease in Bengal this year, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said in the Assembly on Tuesday.Junior health minister Chandrima...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.12.18

NHRC notices to UP over custody death

The National Human Rights Commission on Friday issued notices to the Uttar Pradesh government over the death of a Dalit man allegedly in police custody in Amroha district, noting that it amounted to '...
By PTI in Lucknow

India  /  Published 02.12.19

Mishaps tied to rain kill 25 in Tamil Nadu

The northeast monsoon has claimed 25 lives in Tamil Nadu since Friday, the state government said on Monday.Of these, 17 died after a wall collapsed on three houses at Nadur village near Coimbatore on ...
By PTI in Chennai

India  /  Published 01.12.19

Patient found dead in hospital trash

The autopsy of the body of Mineral Area Development Authority (Mada) grade-IV employee Roshan Raut, 57, found at the Patliputra Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) garbage dump on Friday, was done on ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


India  /  Published 26.12.18

Battery-operated vehicle kills kid at zoo

A two-year-old boy died when a battery-operated vehicle hit him at the Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad, police said on Wednesday.The boy was returning after seeing the animals with his family on Tu...
By PTI in Hyderabad

India  /  Published 30.11.19

2 soldiers killed in Siachen avalanche

Two army personnel were killed on Saturday when an avalanche hit their patrol at an altitude of about 18,000ft in the southern Siachen Glacier in the Union Territory of Ladakh, a defence spokesperson ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar

West Bengal  /  Published 29.11.19

Tragedy after 8-hour battle of tuskers

Two full-grown tuskers were locked in a fierce fight that lasted eight hours in a Jhargram forest last month before the grievously injured loser retreated, out of the forest officials’ radar. The in...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 20.11.19

Model bill on terminal care mooted

A panel of medical and legal experts has proposed a “model bill” to establish a legal framework to guide end-of-life care decisions by doctors, patients or family members and overcome challenges p...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 25.02.19

Spurious hooch leads to vision loss in Assam

Abhiram Khesh, one of the survivors of the Assam hooch tragedy which has claimed over 144 lives since Thursday, has promised not to touch another drop of liquor as long as he is alive.But the vow may ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Golaghat


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