Death

  • Encephalitis kills three more in West Bengal, toll now 61 6 hours 5 minutes ago

    Siliguri: The raging encephalitis menace on Tuesday claimed three more lives in northern West Bengal, taking the death count to 61 over the past 20 days, health officials said. All three deaths were reported from the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH), the institution's principal Anup Kumar Roy said. One of...
  • Delhi: SIT to probe Manipur youth's death, says government 7 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The government on Tuesday said a Special Investigation Team has been constituted to investigate the death of Manipuri youth Akha Shaloni in Delhi. Making a statement in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju termed as "shocking and unfortunate" the death of the youth on Monday. He said...
  • 604 Palestinians, 29 Israelis killed in 15-day conflict; no sign of ceasefire 12 hours 6 minutes ago

    Gaza/Jerusalem: Israel on Tuesday stepped up its assault on the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, raising the Palestinian death toll to 604 in the 15-day conflict that has also left 29 Israelis dead, even as international efforts intensified to broker a ceasefire. Israeli air strikes on Tuesday destroyed several mosques and targeted a...
  • BJP ally Shiv Sena opposes talks with Pakistan 12 hours 58 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Slamming the 'sari and shawl' diplomacy with Pakistan, ruling NDA constituent Shiv Sena on Tuesday said that the government should hold no talks with Pakistan and give it a "befitting" reply after the killing of a jawan in shelling at the Line of Control. "What is this sari and...
  • Delhi: Husband, in-laws acquitted in 14-year-old dowry death case 17 hours 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A man, along with his four family members, has been acquitted by a Delhi court of the charges of cruelly treating his wife for dowry which led to her death. Additional Sessions Judge Pulastya Pramachala absolved east Delhi residents Dinesh Kumar Gautam, an Air force employee, his mother...
  • Israel presses blistering attack on Gaza, toll rises to 572 22 hours 40 minutes ago

    Gaza/Jerusalem: Israel on Monday pressed on with its heavy bombardment of Gaza and foiled major infiltration attempts by Hamas on the 14th day of the conflict that has killed 572 Palestinians and 27 Israelis, even as the UN and the US called for an "immediate ceasefire". A day after Israel's deadliest...
  • Sailor dies on-board 'INS Kalinga' under suspicious state Yesterday

    Visakhapatnam: A 25-year-old sailor died on vessel 'INS Kalinga' with Navy on Monday claiming that the death was caused by a bullet injury sustained while handling firearms even as police suspected it to be a case of suicide. The deceased, identified only as Virender, sustained a bullet injury while handling firearms...
  • 435 people, 139 Maoists killed in Odisha in 14 years: Naveen Patnaik Yesterday

    Bhubaneswar: Maoist ultras have killed 435 persons including 210 police personnel during the last 14 years while the security personnel eliminated 139 rebels during the same time, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday said. Patnaik told this while replying to a written question of BJP's Dilip Ray in the Assembly. ...
  • Typhoon kills 11 in Vietnam; China death toll mounts to 26 Yesterday

    Hanoi: A typhoon that barrelled into northern Vietnam has killed at least 11 people, while in China the death toll from the strongest storm to strike the country's south in four decades rose to 26. Typhoon Rammasun made landfall in Vietnam over the weekend, triggering heavy floods, destroying homes and crops,...
  • Delhi: Manipuri youth beaten to death, 2 arrested Yesterday

    New Delhi: Two people have been arrested on Monday in connection with the death of a 30-year-old man from Manipur in the national capital. He was allegedly beaten to death by a group of five to six men in South Delhi's Kotla Mubarakpur area in early Monday morning. The incident took...
  • Israel accuses Hamas of violating ceasefire 2 days ago

    Unrest mounts in Gaza, as Israel has now accused Hamas of violating the ceasefire. Fighting between the two sides is now centered in the town of Shajaia. The ceasefire was requested by Red Cross to allow Palestinian emergency medical workers to tend to the wounded and dead in Shaja'ia. Officials...
  • Typhoon Rammasun kills 18 in China 2 days ago

    Beijing: The death toll from super typhoon Rammasun, the strongest storm to hit southern China in over four decades, reached 18 on Sunday, officials said. Typhoon Rammasun killed nine people and left five missing after hitting Hainan island off China's southern coast on Friday, the civil affairs ministry said in a...
  • Israel expands Gaza offensive, death toll spirals towards 400 2 days ago

    Gaza/Jerusalem: Over 40 Palestinians were killed on Sunday in Israel's fiercest attack on Gaza since the start of its offensive 13 days ago, as the death toll in the conflict spiralled towards 400 after the Israeli assault was expanded to pound Hamas targets. Hundreds of Palestinians fled in panic into Gaza...
  • Israeli PM accuses Hamas militants of using civilians as human shields 2 days ago

    The death toll in Gaza over 12 days has crossed 300. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Hamas militants of using civilians as human shields and said his troops did not want to harm a 'single innocent person'. But the UN has estimated that more than 70 per cent of...
  • Philippine typhoon toll nears 100, new storm brings rains 2 days ago

    Manila: The death toll from Typhoon Rammasun in the Philippines rose to 94 with six missing as another storm brought rains to the ravaged areas, authorities said. The reports of fatalities came in as repairmen struggled to restore electricity to hundreds of thousands of households who have been without power since...
  • Gaza toll hits 342 on day 12, UN chief heads to region 2 days ago

    Gaza/Jerusalem: Israel on Saturday pressed on with its lethal ground offensive and intensive airstrikes across Gaza, killing 46 Palestinians including children in one of the bloodiest days of fighting as the death toll rose to 342 with the UN chief set to visit the region. Israeli tanks plunged deeper into Gaza...
  • Why was he sent inside the inferno when there was no one, asks Mumbai fireman's wife 3 days ago

    Mumbai: A day after a Mumbai firefighter lost his life while battling a blaze at an office building in Andheri, his family has accused senior officials of sending their men into such death traps without adequate equipment. It was not the first time that this concern has been raised. Fireman Nitin...
  • Mumbai: Wait ends, fireman's family gets assurance for job, compensation 3 days ago

    Mumbai: The Chief Fire Officer on Saturday gave a written assurance to the firefighter's family that the compensation that has been promised will be given to them. As demanded by the family members, the deceased's wife Shubhangi Ivalekar has also been promised a job as per her qualification. The assurance...
  • Philippines typhoon toll soars as new storm threatens 3 days ago

    Manila: The disaster-weary Philippines braced for a second severe storm in five days on Saturday as the death toll from Typhoon Rammasun surged to 77, officials said. While Tropical Storm Matmo was not forecast to hit the main island of Luzon, the weather service warned it would still bring heavy rains...
  • Mumbai fire: 15 lakh compensation for the relatives of the deceased 3 days ago

    A massive fire broke out in Mumbai on Friday at a business centre. It took nearly eight hours for fire officials to douse the blaze. One firefighter lost his life and six others were seriously injured. Fire officials said that many building norms were flouted which in turn trapped many...
  • Mumbai: Faulty fire safety equipments in building left several firemen trapped 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Mumbai: Hours after a massive fire gutted a high rise commercial building in Mumbai, on Friday fire officials claim that safety norms were flouted in the building which led to several firemen being trapped in the building. "It was a difficult task as 33 of my men got stuck when...
  • Baby left in sweltering car in France dies 3 days ago

    France: A year-old baby left by his mother in a car on a blazing summer day in southern France has died. Medical services failed to revive the infant, who had been left unattended for at least an hour in the heat in Courthezon, near Avignon on Friday, where temperatures reached 34...
  • Family of 8 killed in Gaza, as UN's Ban heads to region 3 days ago

    Gaza: Israel's Gaza ground assault sent the Palestinian death toll soaring to 296 as UN chief Ban Ki-moon headed to the region on Saturday to bolster efforts to clinch a truce. The new peace effort came as eight members of a single family were killed in Israeli tank fire in northern...
  • Mumbai building fire: Fire brought under control, fireman dead 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Eight hours of relentless rescue operations has finally brought under control, the massive fire that had broken out at a business centre in Mumbai earlier this morning. One firefighter has died and six others injured. Navy choppers were used to airlift nine of the firemen trapped inside the building. According...
  • Financial losses behind suicide of Indian film producer in Dubai 4 days ago

    Dubai: Dubai police have confirmed that the deaths of an Indian film producer and his wife and daughter was a case of murder-cum-suicide, a step taken due to their financial woes, a media report said Thursday. The decomposed bodies of Malayalam film producer and businessman Santhosh Kumar, his wife Manju and...
  • Gaza toll hits 258 on day 11 of Israeli campaign 4 days ago

    Gaza: The death toll in Gaza hit 258 early on Friday as Israel pressed a ground offensive on the 11th day of a massive operation to stamp out militant rocket fire. The latest deaths were of four family members in Khan Yunis in southern Gaza, with another two killed in the...
  • 45 dead in China rains, red alert issued for typhoon Rammasun 5 days ago

    Beijing: At least 45 people were killed and 21 others injured over the past week by heavy rains and landslides in China as authorities on Thursday issued the first red alert for the typhoon Rammasun which is all set to hit the southern region of the country. China's Meteorological authorities issued...
  • Indian filmmaker, family found dead in UAE 5 days ago

    Dubai: An Indian film producer was found dead along with wife and daughter in an apparent case of suicide in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday, media reported Wednesday. The decomposed bodies of Malayalam film producer Santhosh Kumar, his wife Manju and their daughter Gouri were found Tuesday under mysterious...
  • Three of a family die of electric shock 5 days ago

    Three members of a family died after they suffered an electric shock at their residence in Khargone, police said. The mishap occurred when Naveen Chandra Kansare was taking a bath, following which he suffered an electric shock and got trapped inside the bathroom, Brajesh Malviya, Kotwali police station in-charge said. Kansare's sons...
  • Filmmaker Santhosh Kumar, his family found dead in UAE 6 days ago

    Dubai: An Indian film producer was found dead along with wife and daughter in an apparent case of suicide in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Tuesday, media reported Wednesday. The decomposed bodies of Malayalam film producer Santhosh Kumar, his wife Manju and their daughter Gouri were found Tuesday under mysterious circumstances...