Health  /  Published 05.01.22

When the bug hits the gut

In India, around 10 million suspected cases of food poisoning happen every year. All age groups are affected — from infants to the elderly. It usually occurs as an outbreak, with several members...
By Dr Gita Mathai

India  /  Published 29.12.21

Foxconn: Apple puts unit on probation

Apple supplier Foxconn Technology Group on Wednesday said it is restructuring its local management team, after the recent mass food poisoning incident at Sriperumbudur factory's offsite dormitory ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.12.21

State News Digest: Jumbos trample three to death

Hazaribagh: A couple and their six-year-old son died of suffocation in their newly built house in Romi area of town. Rinku Khan(35), his wife Nikhat Perween and son Ahmad. Nikhat’s brother Iftek...
By Our Bureau

Business  /  Published 19.12.21

Foxconn staff fall ill

Several employees of a Foxconn India unit, which makes iPhones for Apple Inc, were hospitalised on Saturday after a bout of food poisoning, a source familiar with the matter said. The food poisoning ...
By Reuters in New Delhi

News  /  Published 23.11.21

Rider spikes app-cab driver’s tea, arrested in Dum Dum

A man in his late-twenties has been arrested for allegedly stealing the wallet and cellphone of an app-cab driver after spiking his tea earlier this month. Pushpak Roy, 29, a resident of Dum Dum was ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Lake Town


West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.21

Furore after poison bid in Bengal

Bengal BJP on Wednesday went to town against the Mamata Banerjee government over five contractual teachers consuming poison in front of Bikash Bhavan in Bidhannagar on Tuesday to protest their transfe...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.21

Bengal: Contractual teachers consume 'poison'

  Five female contractual teachers of primary schools allegedly consumed poison on Tuesday while demonstrating before the state education department headquarters here seeking immediate fulfilmen...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.21

Murshidabad girl dead, dad blames boyfriend

A 17-year-old girl in a locality of Murshidabad’s Dhulian, found seemingly drugged near her home, died late on Monday night on way to the hospital. The girl’s father complained to the pol...
By Alamgir Hossain in Samserganj

India  /  Published 01.07.21

Dad feeds rat poison to children, one dies

A six-year-old boy died while his two siblings were hospitalised after their father allegedly gave them rat poison in ice cream following a dispute with his wife in Mumbai, a police official said. Th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 13.06.21

Elephant calf carcass found in Jalpaiguri

The carcass of a four-year-old female elephant calf was recovered from the dry bed of the Teesta river in Gourikon area here on Friday evening. The animal is suspected to have died due to poisoning, ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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