World  /  Published 08.08.20

Tragic end to bid to help with turban

A 29-year-old Sikh man died after he jumped into a river to rescue three children who had been swept away in California, according to media reports.  Manjeet Singh was visiting Reedley Beach on ...
By PTI in New York

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.08.20

Three cousins drown in farm pond

When, Pinki slipped and started drowning. Hearing her screams, Vinita who was near to her rushed to help but was trapped in the deep water. Kajal also reached and tried to save the duo, but they all...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.20

3 friends drown during holy dip

Three youths drowned in the Damodar river on Monday in West Burdwan’s Andal while one of their friends was traceless till sundown. The tragedy took place when friends Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Shib...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

India  /  Published 20.07.20

Driver drowns in mini-truck in rain-hit Delhi

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal shunned the annual monsoon blame game between Delhi’s civic agencies after a man drowned in a flooded underpass and another was electrocuted elsewhere in the city ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.20

Businessman found dead in Hooghly river

The body of a 42-year-old city businessman who had been missing since Tuesday last week was found floating in the Hooghly on Sunday afternoon. His family identified the body on Monday. Bhupal Mukherj...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.18

Police ‘watch’ youth drown in Asansol

An Asansol youth fleeing from a gambling den during a police raid on Wednesday night jumped into a pond and drowned as cops stood on the edge allegedly ignoring his calls to be rescued.The family of A...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol(Bengal)

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.19

North Bengal rain fury continues

Several localities were submerged in Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar towns because of continuous rain which swelled several rivers in north Bengal. In Jalpaiguri, a 42-year-old barber died after he had appa...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.03.20

Duo drown, one trying to save other

Two friends, who wanted to become army jawans, drowned in a pond, one of them trying to save the other, while bathing here at Mandaikhurd on Sunday afternoon. Divers pressed into service recovered the...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

India  /  Published 01.06.19

Saving lives, guide dies

A young Kashmiri tour guide died saving a Calcutta couple and three other tourists from drowning on Friday afternoon, prompting him to be hailed as a hero and an exemplar of the great tradition of Kas...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.19

Girl tied to pole for 15 years, to keep her away from a pond

A 20-year-old mentally challenged woman has been tied to bamboo poles for the past 15 years at her home by her bidi-worker parents over “water mania” and frequent dash to ponds despite an inabilit...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore


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