BITE

  • Mother, daughter die of snake bite in Ballia August 20, 2014

    A motherdaughter duo was killed due to snake bite in Ojhwalia village in Ballia, police said. Indu Devi (35) and her daughter Reena (14) were bitten by the snake on Tuesday in their field in Dubhar area, they said. Both of them died on the spot, they added. ...
  • MP minister admitted to hospital for suspected snake bite June 29, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Food and Civil Supplies Minister Vijay Shah was on Sunday admitted to a hospital here after he suffered a suspected snake bite. "The Minister was admitted in the Government JP hospital early in the morning with a suspected snake bite," Chief Medical and Health Officer (CMHO) Dr Pankaj Shukla...
  • Suarez isn't the only player to bite opponents! 8 infamous biting incidents in sports history you probably didn't know of June 25, 2014

    Controversy's child Luis Suarez caught himself in the middle of another biting scandal. The Uruguayan striker, in a bizarre reaction bit Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder. This isn't the first time he has been involved in something like this. In the past, Suarez had bitten PSV Eindhoven midfielder Otman Bakkal...
  • US man files lawsuit seeking $2 undecillion over dog bite May 19, 2014

    New York: A man in the US has filed a lawsuit over a dog bite, demanding what is believed to be the largest amount of compensation ever USD 2,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000. Anton Purisima, 62, filed the handscribbled lawsuit in Manhattan federal court seeking the huge amount and, in turn, likely setting a...
  • Queen musical 'We Will Rock You' to close after 12-year run March 13, 2014

    London: Hit musical 'We Will Rock You', based on the tracks of legendary band Queen will be coming to a close after a 12-year run. Written by Ben Elton, the musical that opened twelve years ago at the London's Dominion theatre, will have its last performance on May 31, reported BBC. It...
  • Dog bites expoliceman, named accused in police report February 15, 2014

    "Abhiyukt Kuttey Hain" (the accused is a dog), says a report lodged in a police station in Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh. In an unusual happening, police have registered a case against a stray dog for biting retired subinspector of Delhi Police Vijay Singh on February 13. A case has been registered...
  • Kerala: Liquor smuggler bites off excise official's ear December 28, 2013

    A man on Saturday bit off a part of an excise official's ear when the latter detained him for allegedly transporting illegally India Made Foreign Liquor at nearby Koilandy, officials said. Assistant Inspector K Satishan, part of an excise team on a routine vehicle check, was bitten on his left ear...
  • I'm not meant for 'Krrish' or 'Dabangg' kind of films: Shoojit Sircar November 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Shoojit Sircar, known for his different sensibilities and filmmaking techniques, thinks that he cannot handle subjects like 'Dabangg' and 'Krrish' as he believes in making smallbudget films that intend to both entertain and inform. He has so far made just four films and only three of them have been released. If...
  • Odisha confirms 93 new dengue cases September 4, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: At least 93 new dengue cases were reported Tuesday in Odisha, taking the total number of affected people to 2,593 since June, an official said. The menace shows no signs of abetting with government hospitals in many parts of the state receiving scores of patients every day, a state health...
  • Encephalitis claims 7 more lives in Gorakhpur, toll rises to 160 August 22, 2013

    Seven persons have died due to encephalitis at the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur, taking the death toll due to the disease this year to 160. While five of the victims were from Gorakhpur, one was from Maharajganj and another from adjoining Bihar, health officials said on Thursday. Thirteen persons suffering...
  • News briefs: Snake bites haunt security personnel at Taj Mahal July 31, 2013

    In the last one month, four security personnel protecting Taj Mahal have become victims of snake bites. Timely medical care helped save their life. But now they are always scared, looking for possible areas where the enemy could be hiding to attack them. Snakes have managed to find their targets...
  • If you are paranoid about English, English Bites is the book for you May 30, 2013

    English used to give me nightmares at some point of time in my life. So much that I couldn't interact with my classmates and teachers when I was admitted to a new school because of the rule that if you speak in Hindi, you will have to pay a fine...
  • Nail biting may soon be classified as a mental disorder November 5, 2012

    London: Nail biting, perceived as a mere habit, may soon be classified as a fullfledged obsessivecompulsive disorder, experts say. Millions of people around the world suffer from a selfmutilating and often painful addiction to biting their nails, which can be harder to quit than smoking cigarettes, but is often overlooked...
  • FTN: Is dengue becoming an epidemic? November 1, 2012

    There have been 17,000 cases of dengue this year alone. At the moment dengue is spreading unchecked in Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. ...
  • Delhi: Officer's feet bitten by rats in hospital October 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The feet of a paralysed Special Forces officer was bitten by rats in the Base Hospital in New Delhi after which the Army has ordered an inquiry into the incident to fix responsibility. The young Lieutenant belonging to an elite Para (Special Forces) battalion of the force was...
  • Himachal: 8 die of bed bug bites, 117 more cases detected September 23, 2012

    Shimla: Eight people have died due to scrub typhus at a hospital in Shimla, the disease caused by infected mites. Other than the 8 dead, 117 tested positive for the disease in Himachal Pradesh. The patients were referred to Indira Gandhi Medical College Hospital (IGMC)her from Solan and Shimla, doctors...
  • TN: Baby dies in incubator, family alleges rat bite August 28, 2012

    Chennai: The family of a 12dayold baby girl who died on Sunday at the Government Kasturba Gandhi Hospital for Women and Children here was shocked when they were given her body with a portion of her face missing. The premature baby had been kept in the incubator till it died,...
  • Nepal: Man bites snake to death in revenge attack August 23, 2012

    Kathmandu: A Nepali man who was bitten by a cobra snake bit it back and killed the reptile in a titfortat attack, a newspaper said on Thursday. Nepali daily Annapurna Post said Mohamed Salmo Miya chased the snake, which bit him in his rice paddy on Tuesday caught it and...
  • Did Sushil bite his opponent's ear? August 12, 2012

    New Delhi: India's Sushil Kumar, who won silver in the final of the men's freestyle 66kg event on the final day of the 2012 London Games, could find himself in the eye of controversy after video analysis indicates he bit the ear of his opponent in the semifinals on Sunday....
  • Friday Foodie: Two refreshing summer drinks June 22, 2012

    Here are two very refreshing drinks, a cucumber lemongrass crush and a mango love bite, to beat the heat this summer. ...
  • Briton dies of rabies after dogbite in India May 29, 2012

    London: A British woman who contracted rabies after being bitten by a dog during a recent visit to India has died, making her first victim of the disease in the country since 2002, health officials announced on Monday night. The unnamed woman was being treated was diagnosed with the potentially...
  • Baby Falak may undergo fourth surgery: Doctors February 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Twoyearold baby Falak, who has been battling for life at the AIIMS, has been put on ventilator support intermittently since Saturday night. Doctors at the AIIMS hospital are monitoring her brain fluid levels. Doctors have said that her vitals signs are stable as of now but she may undergo...
  • Baby Falak still critical; next 48 hours crucial February 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Twoyearold baby Falak continued to remain critical on Wednesday with meningitis and brain fluid infection. Doctors have now inserted a pipe into Falak's spinal cord to drain out the water from her brain. Though her vitals are still strong, she remains on a ventilator. Doctors have said that...
  • Baby Falak suffering from meningitis: AIIMS January 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Twoyearold Baby Falak, who was admitted to AIIMS with severe injuries and is battling for life, continues to be in critical condition. Doctors at AIIMS said that the toddler is suffering from meningitis. "Falak is suffering from meningitis. Future course of treatment depends on how the baby responds to...
  • Police search continues for Baby Falak's mother January 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Twoyearold Baby Falak who was found battered and abandoned, continues to be critical and has been put on the ventilator again by the doctors at AIIMS. As doctors perform surgery after surgery on the twoyearold, there are still no concrete leads to who the child's biological parents are. The...
  • Baby Falak's health deteriorating: Doctor January 30, 2012

    The 2yearold Falak underwent a second brain surgery on Monday and has been put back on ventilator. ...
  • Delhi: Baby Falak critical, undergoes 2nd surgery January 30, 2012

    New Delhi: In the national capital, twoyearold Falak, who was found battered and abandoned, continues to be critical and has been put on the ventilator again by the doctors at AIIMS. As doctors perform surgery after surgery on the twoyearold, there are still no concrete leads to who the child's...
  • Close to solving baby Falak case: Police January 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Monday claimed that it is close to cracking the case of a twoyearold battered baby admitted in AIIMS here as it questioned a woman who got the child from her biological mother. Investigators said they have identified a crucial link and a woman named Lakshmi...
  • Delhi: Baby Falak critical, put on ventilator again January 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Twoyearold Falak, who was found battered and abandoned, continues to be critical and has been put on the ventilator again by the doctors at AIIMS. Doctors, who operated on her for the second time on Monday, said that her condition has deteriorated after some fluids entered her brain....
  • Delhi: Baby Falak continues to battle for life January 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The twoyearold baby Falak who was brought to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) with severe head injuries, fractures and bite marks on her body continues to battle for life even 9 days after she was abandoned by a teenager. The toddler had severe head injuries and...