DEATH

  • This beautiful video tells you all you need to know about Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose 4 days ago

    Subhash Chandra Bose has always been fondly called 'Netaji' or 'Respected Leader' by everyone in India. This radical leader was a passionate soldier in the fight for India's freedom and he founded the 'Indian National Army' which made him a formidable enemy to the British Raj.Netaji's life was a roller-coaster...
  • CBI registers preliminary enquiry into the mysterious death of Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday registered preliminary enquiry into the mysterious death of Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi, sources said. The Karnataka government on April 6 had sent a fresh order for CBI probe in the death case after the agency returned the earlier one. According to sources,...
  • CBI likely to register case in IAS officer DK Ravi death case: Sources April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) is likely to register a case in IAS officer DK Ravi death case, sources said. Department of Personnel & Training(DoPT) on Thursday issued a notification to CBI. The Karnataka government on April 6 had sent a fresh order for CBI probe in the death case...
  • Centre okays CBI probe in IAS officer Ravi's death case April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The Centre on Monday gave its nod for a CBI probe into the mysterious death of IAS officer DK Ravi after Karnataka government fell in line and sent a fresh notification without any time limit. The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) issued a notification to pave way for...
  • AAP threatens legal action against BJP, hits out at police April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Slamming BJP for indulging in "politics over death", AAP on Wednesday threatened to take legal action against the party after it accused a Delhi minister of patronising the accused in Turkman Gate road rage incident. AAP leader Kumar Vishwas hit out at the Delhi Police, which comes under the...
  • Karnataka government re-issues order for CBI probe in IAS officer DK Ravi death case April 6, 2015

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Monday sent a fresh order for CBI probe in the death case of IAS officer DK Ravi after the agency returned the earlier one. According to sources, while returning the order, the CBI had said that the scope of investigation cannot be decided by state...
  • MP CM orders SIT probe into death of police constable killed by sand mafia April 6, 2015

    Morena: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has ordered an SIT probe into the alleged murder of a police constable by sand mafia in Morena in Madhya Pradesh. The decision was taken after a high level meeting was held at the CM's residence on how to proceed with the case. It was...
  • UN says 519 dead in two weeks of Yemen fighting April 3, 2015

    United Nations: Some 519 people have been killed and nearly 1,700 injured in two weeks of fighting in Yemen, the UN aid chief has said, raising alarm over the fate of civilians. Valerie Amos on Wednesday said she was "extremely concerned" for the safety of civilians trapped in the fierce fighting...
  • Tamil Nadu: AAP seeks CBI probe on engineer's suicide over bribery April 2, 2015

    Chennai: After the suicide of Tamil Nadu engineer S Muthukumarasamy sparked a political firestorm for the ruling AIADMK government, the state unit of the Aam Aadmi Party has joined the clamour demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation probe. The party will submit a petition to the Governor demanding a CBI...
  • Sunrise, music, or the highly toxic air pollution in Delhi; what takes your breath away? April 2, 2015

    This Green Peace India video brings into focus the stark difference between the figurative and the literal meaning of the question 'what takes your breath away?'While on one end people talk about the various thing that make their heart beat and what makes them feel happy, there are also the...
  • Mother-in-law's tombstone topples on Pennsylvania man, killing him April 1, 2015

    A Pennsylvania man was helping decorate his mother-in-law's tombstone on Monday ahead of the Easter holiday when it suddenly toppled over, pinning him underneath and killing him, a cemetery caretaker said. The 400-pound stone fatally injured Stephen Woytack, 74, of Scranton, said Edward Kubilas, caretaker of St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in...
  • Swine flu toll inches towards 2,000; number of cases crosses 33,000 March 26, 2015

    New Delhi: The swine flu toll was six short of touching the 2,000-mark as 19 more persons succumbed to the disease while the number of affected persons crossed 33,000. According to the Union Health Ministry's data, the death toll till had reached 1,994 while the number of affected persons is...
  • 15 more succumb to swine flu; 32,482 cases reported March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Fifteen more persons succumbed to swine flu as the toll from the disease touched 1,926 and the number of cases on Monday rose to 32,482 in the country. Sharing the data as on March 22, the Union Health Ministry said that in Gujarat, which is one of the worst-affected...
  • Savvy media: The twisting tale of two IAS officers March 23, 2015

    He, an honest IAS officer. She, an honest IAS officer. Young. In their thirties. Barely into the fifth year of the Indian Administrative Service. Mates of Batch 2009. There was more. Naturally. He took on the land mafia in Karnataka. He was their scourge. He untiringly tried to unearth...
  • Delhi Police receive analysis of Sunanda Pushkar's phone from Forensic Science laboratory March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Monday received analysis of Sunanda Pushkar's phone from the Forensic Science Laboratory in Gujarat. They have asked Facebook, Twitter and BlackBerry to expedite the process of giving data to them. The Police said they will call Shashi Tharoor for further questioning if needed. 52-year-old Sunanda...
  • Karnataka CM is behaving like a dictator, alleges Yeddyurappa March 23, 2015

    Opposition parties have been blaming the Karnataka CM for delay in handing over IAS offcer DK Ravi's death case to the CBI. "The CM was behaving like a dictator, people have taught him a lesson, I will demand home minister's resignation and also benefits to be given to Ravi's family,"...
  • Karnataka government bows down to pressure, agrees to CBI probe into IAS officer DK Ravi's death March 23, 2015

    Bengaluru: Facing pressure from all quarters in the death case of Indian Administrative Service officer DK Ravi, the Karnataka government on Monday agreed to a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation. Speaking in the Assembly, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said that nobody's death should not be politicised. "Opposition is making...
  • Even a CBI probe won't ensure closure in DK Ravi case March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Even as the chorus for a CBI probe grows louder into the DK Ravi case, it is incumbent upon us, to verify how much of it is genuinely motivated by a sense of justice for the young officer and how much of it is nothing but cynical politics...
  • Late Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi's wife hospitalised in Bengaluru due to stress March 21, 2015

    Bengaluru: Amidst outrage over the mysterious death of an upright IAS officer DK Ravi in Karnataka, the officer's wife Kusuma has been hospitalised due to exhaustion and stress. Kusuma's father said she fell ill after reading newspaper reports on her personal life. Her father also said that they will be filing...
  • Swine flu toll inches towards 1,900; 31,000 cases reported March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The swine flu toll inched towards the 1,900-mark as the disease claimed 32 more lives while the number of cases in the country on Thursday crossed 31,000. According to the Union Health Ministry, as on March 18, 1,841 people have succumbed to the disease while the number of people...
  • Karnataka Home Minister says no to CBI probe in IAS officer DK Ravi's death case March 19, 2015

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka government is not bowing down to any pressure in the mysterious death case of IAS officer DK Ravi. State Home Minister KJ George on Thursday said no to a probe by Central Bureau of Investigation in the death case. Ravi's parents are vociferously demanding CBI probe and threatened...
  • A precious and promising life lost –-A fellow IAS officer remembers DK Ravi March 19, 2015

    Even after three days of DK Ravi's unnatural death, the intensity of the shock and sadness refuses to go away. At the age of 43, and after seeing so many natural & unnatural deaths, and postmortems, death doesn't jolt me. But, this did. Is it because, I know him and interacted...
  • Six more die of swine flu in Rajasthan, toll reaches 397 March 19, 2015

    Jaipur: Six more persons have succumbed to the H1N1 virus in last 24 hours in parts of Rajasthan, raising the death toll to 397 this year, an official said on Thursday. Of the 6,308 persons found positive for swine flu in the state, 397 people have died so far since January...
  • Swine flu death toll crosses 1800, 31000 others remain infected March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Swine flu has claimed 42 more lives taking the toll across the country to above 1,800 on Thursday while those affected by the H1N1 virus inched towards 31,000 mark even as doctors said the number of such cases is expected to dip with the rise in mercury. According to...
  • India bets on mobiles in battle on maternal, child deaths March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: India is betting on cheap mobile phones to cut some of the world's highest rates of maternal and child deaths, as it rolls out a campaign of voice messages delivering health advice to pregnant women and mothers. Amid a scarcity of doctors and public hospitals, India is relying on...
  • MLAs sleep inside Karnataka Assembly during discussion on IAS officer's death March 17, 2015

    Bengaluru: Even as heated scenes were witnessed inside the Karnataka Assembly over the mysterious death of an upright IAS officer, two MLAs were busy sleeping in the House. The MLAs who were caught snoozing were Higher Education Minister RV Deshpande and Forest Minister B Ramanath Rai. The issue of death of...
  • Martial arts star Jackie Chan to record song for Beijing's 2022 bid March 15, 2015

    Beijing: Martial arts actor Jackie Chan is planning to unleash one final kung fu death kick on Kazakhstan's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics by recording a song backing Beijing's campaign. "Wake up Winter" will be played for the first time when the International Olympic Committee's evaluation committee visits the...
  • Gay-rights activist Harish Iyer, writes a heartfelt eulogy for the Park Street rape survivor March 15, 2015

    Gay-rights activist Harish Iyer, wrote a heartfelt eulogy on Facebook, for Suzette Jordan - the Park Street rape survivor who passed away on 13th March, of meningoencephalitis at a hospital in Kolkata. Iyer, who is a rape survivor himself, writes about what an amazing person she was, and how they...
  • 9 more die of swine flu; toll reaches 362 in Gujarat March 12, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Swine flu on Wednesday claimed nine more lives in Gujarat, taking the toll this year to 362 while 90 more cases of the infection were reported. "Two deaths each have been reported in Jamnagar and Surat districts and one each in Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Patan, Tapi and Botad districts," said a...
  • Vinod Mehta, one of India's most fearless and independent editors March 8, 2015

    Fearless and eminent journalist, Vinod Mehta (72), who died on March 8, 2015, was one of the most influential editors of India. He worked with many successful publications such as the India Post, Sunday Observer, The Independent, The Pioneer and finally launched Outlook. He was also the chairman of the...