Death Toll

  • Washignton landslide death toll doubles to 8 24-03-2014 11:24 AM

    Searchers found five more bodies Sunday in the tangled sludge of a massive landslide in rural Washington state, bringing the death toll to at least eight from the wall of debris that swept through a small riverside neighborhood. Snohomish County sheriff's Lt. Rob Palmer said four more bodies were discovered...
  • EU seeks peace as Ukraine death toll reaches 100 21-02-2014 01:28 PM

    European Union ministers sought to broker a political settlement in Ukraine after gun battles between police and anti-government protesters brought the death toll to 75 in two days of the worst violence in the country since Soviet times. Three hours of fierce fighting in Kiev's Independence Square, which was recaptured...
  • Odisha: Rahul Gandhi to visit families of boat capsize victims 10-02-2014 10:18 AM

    Bhubaneswar: After 12 people lost their lives in a boat tragedy in Odisha, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will visit Sambalpur on Monday to meet families of the victims. On Sunday evening, a boat carrying people on a picnic, capsized in the Hirakud dam reservoir in Sambhalpur. Even as 12...
  • Brazil floods: Death toll climbs to 14 17-01-2014 07:54 AM

    Rio De Janeiro: The death toll from flash floods that devastated Itaoca, a small Brazilian town in southeastern state of Sao Paulo, earlier this week climbed to 14 after two more bodies were found on Thursday, authorities said. The toll could still rise, as civil defence officials said some residents...
  • 9 burnt alive as fire breaks out in Bandra-Dehradun train 08-01-2014 09:48 PM

    Mumbai: Nine people died as a fire broke out on the Bandra-Dehradun Express around 2.30 am on Wednesday morning. The fire engulfed three coaches of the train just a few of hours after it left Mumbai's Bandra Railway Terminus. The flames caught the sleeping passengers unawares resulting in the tragedy....
  • Death toll in Russia's bombings rises to 33: Report 31-12-2013 02:03 PM

    Two more people wounded by suicide bombings in the Russian city of Volgograd have died, increasing the death toll in the attacks to 33, Interfax news agency reported on Tuesday, citing the country's emergencies ministry. The city's railway station was bombed on Sunday and a bus was ripped apart on...
  • Death toll crosses 6000 in Haiyan hit Philippines, about 1700 still missing 13-12-2013 11:53 AM

    The number of people killed from typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines crossed 6,000, authorities said on Friday. The total number of those who perished from the typhoon that hit most parts of the central Philippines on November 8 climbed to 6,009, while 1,779 are missing, Philippines' National Disaster Risk Reduction...
  • Philippines quake toll rises to 183 19-10-2013 07:43 PM

    Manila: The death toll from Tuesday's magnitude 7.2 earthquake in the Philippines has gone up to 183, the authorities said Saturday. Around 8,600 homes were destroyed in Quezon city, CNN reported citing officials of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council. But the bulk of the casualties were reported...
  • Bihar: Nitish Kumar asks for assessment of loss due to cyclone 18-10-2013 01:13 PM

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday directed detailed assessment of loss of lives and damage to houses and crops in heavy rainfall in the state in the aftermath of Cyclone Phailin. Principal Secretary (Disaster Management) Vyasji said the chief minister directed that those whose houses and crops have...
  • Death toll jumps to 85 as 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits Philippines 15-10-2013 06:45 PM

    The death toll from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck the central Philippines rose to 85, police said on Tuesday, as more reports trickled in about toppled buildings and historic churches near the epicenter. Bohol police chief Dennis Agustin said that 69 of the deaths came from the province, where the...
  • Cyclone Phailin related death toll in Bihar rises to four 14-10-2013 09:43 PM

    Three persons, including two women, were killed, on Monday, in the cyclone Phailin-related incidents in Bihar's Darbhanga and Madhepura districts to take the toll to four, police sources said. A woman, identified as Yamuna Devi (45) was killed when her thatched house collapsed and fell on her during heavy rains...
  • MP temple stampede death toll rises to 115, no lessons learnt 14-10-2013 08:40 PM

    Bhopal: The festivities had a tragic turn in Datia in Madhya Pradesh as the death toll in the temple stampede rose to 115. CNN-IBN has accessed a video clip which captured moments just before the stampede at the Ratangarh temple in the state. The video shows how several fell to...
  • Encephalitis claims 3 more lives; death toll climbs to 380 12-10-2013 01:27 PM

    Three more children succumbed to encephalitis in the district, taking the death toll in the disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh to 380 this year, health officials said on Saturday. The three died at the Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital (BRD-MCH) in Gorakhpur on Friday. They hailed from Kushinagar, Siddharthanagar...
  • Encephalitis claims 10 more lives; death toll climbs to 377 11-10-2013 01:13 PM

    With 10 more deaths reported due to encephalitis in the past 24 hours, the toll from the disease in the eastern Uttar Pradesh has reached 377, health officials said on Friday. As many as 22 fresh encephalitis patients have been admitted to BRD Medical College Hospital and adjoining government hospitals...
  • Italy shipwreck: Tunisian man suspected of being ship captain detained; death toll 275 09-10-2013 09:02 AM

    Italy on Tuesday detained a 35-year-old Tunisian man suspected of being the captain of a boat carrying African migrants that sank off the tiny island of Lampedusa. Divers, meanwhile, recovered dozens of additional bodies from the wreckage, raising the death toll to 275. Just 155 migrants, most if not all...
  • No end to Encephalitis deaths in Gorakhpur; toll now reaches 358 08-10-2013 11:12 AM

    Fifteen more children succumbed to encephalitis, taking the toll in the disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh to 358 this year. Health officials said the children died in the last two days in various government hospitals in Gorakhpur district. As many as 45 fresh cases of encephalitis have been reported at...
  • Encephalitis claims 5 more lives; death toll reaches 309 28-09-2013 12:39 PM

    With five more children succumbing to encephalitis at BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur during past 24 hours, the death toll due to the disease has climbed to 309 in eastern district of Uttar Pradesh this year. The dead include one child each from Maharajganj, Deoria, Kushinagar and Siddharthanagar districts of...
  • Encephalitis claims four more lives, toll rises to 304 in eastern UP 27-09-2013 10:13 AM

    Gorakhpur: With nine more children succumbing to encephalitis at the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur, the death toll due to the disease has climbed to 304 in eastern Uttar Pradesh this year. The dead include one child each from Deoria, Gorakhpur, and Kushinagar districts of eastern UP, health officials said,...
  • Encephalitis claims 9 more lives; toll crosses 300 mark 26-09-2013 12:01 PM

    With nine more children succumbing to encephalitis, the death toll due to the disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh has climbed to 301 this year. The dead include three children from Kushinagar, two from Deoria, and one each from Gorakhpur, Siddharthanagar and Santkabirnagar districts of eastern UP, health officials said on...
  • Death toll in Pakistan earthquake rises to 327 26-09-2013 07:32 AM

    The death toll from a powerful earthquake in southwest Pakistan rose to 327 on Wednesday after hundreds of mud houses collapsed on residents throughout the remote and thinly populated area, local officials said. Pakistan's army airlifted hundreds of soldiers to help with the aftermath of the worst earthquake in the...
  • Death toll in southwest Pakistan reaches 217, rescue operations underway 25-09-2013 12:04 PM

    The death toll in the devastating earthquake that struck havoc in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province rose to 217 on Wednesday, amid fears that it is likely to go up. Many of the far-flung areas in Balochistan are yet to be reached by rescue teams because of the terrain and lack...
  • Death toll from powerful earthquake in southwest Pakistan rises to 208 25-09-2013 09:45 AM

    The death toll from a powerful earthquake in southwestern Pakistan rose to 208 people on Wednesday after scores of houses collapsed in remote mountainous areas near the Iranian border, Pakistan's Frontier Corps said. "More than 80 bodies were recovered early in the morning from collapsed houses," said a spokesman for...
  • 80 killed as earthquake measuring 7.7 on Richter Scale strikes southwest Pakistan 25-09-2013 07:39 AM

    Eighty people were killed and about another 80 injured when a 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit southwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, with officials saying more persons could be buried under the rubble of collapsed homes. At least 80 people have been killed so far in the quake that struck Awaran district in Balochistan...
  • Encephalitis claims 4 more lives, toll reaches 289 24-09-2013 10:20 AM

    The encephalitis menace continues unabated in eastern Uttar Pradesh as four more children succumbed to the disease at BRD Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur, bringing the toll in the disease to 289. "Four children have succumbed to encephalitis in last 48 hours," the sources in the office of additional director...
  • Peshawar church blast: 78 dead, Pak govt still committed for peace talks with terrorists 23-09-2013 08:13 AM

    Hours after a deadly suicide bombing killed 78 people, Pakistan's Federal Interior Minister on Sunday said that the government was committed to the difficult choice of pursuing negotiations with the Taliban. Chaudry Nisar Ali Khan said Pakistan has opted for talks with the terrorists in the quest for peace as...
  • Kenya mall attack: Death toll rises to over 55 22-09-2013 07:36 PM

    The toll in the terror attack at an upscale shopping mall in Kenya's capital Nairobi on Saturday has risen to 59, Kenya's Cabinet Secretary Joseph Ole Lenku said on Sunday. President Uhuru Kenyatta said the killed included some of his family members. Lenku, who is in charge of the country's...
  • Death toll reaches 65 in Yemen suicide car blast 20-09-2013 04:18 PM

    The death toll in three suicide car bombings that ripped through a key military site and police centre in Yemen's southeastern province of Shabwa on Friday has risen to at least 65. "At least 65 army and security soldiers died and 38 others were wounded in three simultaneous car bombing...
  • Didn't ask police to go easy on Muzaffarnagar rioters: Azam Khan 18-09-2013 12:12 PM

    New Delhi: Dismissing allegations that he had asked the state police to go easy on Muzaffarnagar rioters as shown on a news channel, Urban Development Minister and the minority face of the ruling Samajwadi Party in the state Azam Khan said, "I have nothing to do with it. I have...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: MLAs who made hate speeches to be arrested soon 18-09-2013 11:29 AM

    Lucknow: BJP MLA Sangeet Singh Som on Wednesday reached the Uttar Pradesh Assembly with several of his colleagues and party Vice President Uma Bharti, and challenged the police to arrest him for allegedly delivering a hate speech during the riots in Muzaffarnagar. Denying that he made hate speeches which instigated...
  • RLD chief Ajit Singh detained in Ghaziabad while going to Muzaffarnagar 12-09-2013 01:11 PM

    Ghaziabad: RLD chief Ajit Singh was on Thursday detained in Ghaziabad when he was on his way to Muzaffarnagar. The RLD chief was stopped for the second time in the last four days from entering Uttar Pradesh. On Wednesday, the RLD chief and his son Jayant Singh were stopped at...