Cardiac Arrest

  • Two polling staff die due to cardiac arrest April 30, 2014

    Two polling staff, including a sector magistrate, died due to cardiac arrest during polling for fourth phase in Unnao and Sitapur districts of Uttar Pradesh, official sources said. Two polling staff, including a sector magistrate, died due to cardiac arrest during polling for fourth phase in Unnao and Sitapur districts of...
  • Punjab: Woman polling officer dies of cardiac arrest in Moga April 30, 2014

    Moga: A woman polling officer of Himmatpura village in Moga district died following a cardiac arrest, officials said on Wednesday. Kamlesh Kaur(48), an Anganwadi supervisor and also a polling officer who was posted at Baghapurana of Himmatpura village in Moga sub division, died of heart failure on Tuesday night. She suffered...
  • Gujarat: BJP MLA Vaghaji Patel dies following cardiac arrest January 31, 2014

    Kutch: Sitting BJP MLA from Gujarat's Rapar Assembly constituency, Vaghaji Patel died on Thursday following cardiac arrest, party sources said. Patel, 55, complained of chest pain at home following which he was rushed to a private hospital in Rapar town where he died, they said. He had defeated Congress strongman Babu Shah...
  • Pervez Musharaf suffers cardiac arrest, stable now January 3, 2014

    Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf suffered a severe heart attack on Thursday after which he was rushed to the hospital. He was on his way to appear at a court hearing. He was admitted to an army hospital but speculation is rife about his treatment abroad. His trial has been...
  • Samajwadi Party MLA Syed Kasim dies of cardiac arrest December 31, 2013

    Samajwadi Party MLA from Sadar Assembly seat Syed Kasim Hasan passed away following a cardiac arrest. Kasim, 74, suffered pain in the chest on Monday evening after which he was rushed to a district hospital. He was then referred to a heart institute in Kanpur where he died, his family said. Kasim...
  • Mysore royal scion Srikantadatta Wodeyar passes away December 10, 2013

    Bangalore: Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wodeyar, scion of the erstwhile Mysore royal family, died of a massive cardiac arrest at a private hospital on Tuesday. Wodeyar (60) was brought in a "non-responsive" state and attempts to resuscitate him did not succeed, sources at Vikram Hospital, where he was rushed, said. Wodeyar represented Mysore in...
  • Two Muzaffarnagar riot victims die at a relief camp, villagers allege medical negligence November 7, 2013

    Two persons, including a 16-year-old boy, who had taken shelter in a relief camp after they were displaced during Muzaffarnagar riots, died. Taslim (16) died at a hospital after suffering from fever while a 65-year-old man, Noruddin died at a relief camp in Loee village due to cardiac arrest on Wednesday, police said. Some local villagers...
  • 58-year-old former minister Raja Ram Pandey dies of cardiac arrest November 1, 2013

    Former Uttar Pradesh minister and three-time legislator from Vishwanathganj seat in the state's Pratapgarh district, Raja Ram Pandey died late on Thursday following a massive heart attack. The 58-year-old leader had held the portfolio of Khadi and Gramudyog in the Akhilesh Yadav government. He was removed from the state cabinet on...
  • IAS officer's wife passes away in South Africa after heart attack July 30, 2013

    Neeti Shrivastava, wife of 1984 batch IAS officer, A P Shrivastava passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest in South Africa. She breathed her last on Monday. Neeti (48) is survived by her husband and two daughters one of whom is studying while the another is working. The Principal Secretary, Commercial...
  • Hyderabad: Passenger suffers cardiac arrest mid air, dies July 20, 2013

    Hyderabad: An air passenger suffered cardiac arrest mid-air and later died even as the Bangalore-bound aircraft made an emergency landing at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport on Saturday, an official said. Passenger Uttam Singh of New Delhi-Bangalore Jet Airways flight complained of chest pain. The pilot of the alerted the air...
  • Kolkata: Painter Ganesh Pyne dies of cardiac arrest March 12, 2013

    Kolkata: Celebrated painter Ganesh Pyne died of a cardiac arrest at a private hospital in Kolkata on Tuesday. The painter was 76. Pyne started his acreer as a watercolourist in the Bengal School mode. He was one of the founders of the society of contemporary artists of Kolkata. He was highly...
  • Former Ranji player Raja Ali dies of heart failure at 36 October 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Railways batsman and well known first-class cricketer Raja Ali passed away under tragic circumstances after suffering from massive cardiac arrest at his hometown Bhopal Sunday night. The 36-year-old left-hand batsman, who was an important part of two Ranji Trophy and one Irani Trophy winning Railways squad, didn't get...
  • Girl who was separated from conjoined sister dies July 6, 2012

    Betul (MP): Aradhana, who was separated from her conjoined sister Stuti, died on Thursday night after struggling for life for over two weeks. According to doctors, Aradhana suffered cardiac arrest twice on Thursday and died at 9.20 pm. All attempts to revive her proved futile, a release by Padhar Mission Hospital,...
  • Two more Amarnath pilgrims die, toll rises to eight June 28, 2012

    Srinagar: Two more Amarnath pilgrims died due to cardiac arrest even as the number of pilgrims who paid obeisance at the 3,880 metre high holy cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas crossed 60,000. Body of an unidentified 55-year-old pilgrim was recovered from Pissu top along the traditional Pahalgam-cave route in Anantnag...
  • FIFA moves to prevent on-pitch cardiac arrests May 26, 2012

    Budapest: World football governing body FIFA's medical experts said they wanted a defibrillator at every game at FIFA tournaments as well as players to undergo medical exams before games to prevent on-pitch cardiac arrests. Speaking at a press conference after FIFA's second medical conference in Budapest, executive committee member Dr...
  • World Heart Day: cardiac problems affecting India October 3, 2011

    On World Heart Day, we bring you a special show on why Indians are prone to heart diseases. ...
  • Couple calls ambulance to save cat August 19, 2011

    London: A couple in Britain called for emergency medical help to save their "five-year-old" and did not reveal to paramedics that it was actually a cat, a media report said. Fearing the worst, the paramedics rushed to the house where a five-year-old had gone into cardiac arrest, until they discovered the...
  • 3 more Amarnath pilgrims die, toll touches 80 July 18, 2011

    Srinagar: Three more devotees died of cardiac arrest taking the death toll to 80 during the ongoing pilgrimage to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath, officials said on Monday. 76-year-old M R Verma, a resident of Uttar Pradesh, breathed his last at...
  • Michael Jackson's death was 'homicide': paper January 10, 2010

    London: 'King of Pop' Michael Jackson's death certificate has been revealed which claims that his death was a "murder" after all. British newspaper News of the World has obtained a copy of the original document and an amendement to it. In the original certificate dated July 7, deputy coroner Cheryl...
  • Indian Ocean's Asheem dies after cardiac arrest December 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Asheem Chakravarty, singer percussionist of Indian Ocean, one of the pioneering rock bands of the country, died on Friday after a cardiac arrest. He was 50. Asheem, who had earlier suffered a heart attack in October this year (2009) had been in coma for a brief period but was...
  • Former Satyam chief Raju suffers cardiac arrest in jail September 9, 2009

    Hyderabad: Disgraced founder of Satyam Computer Services Limited B Ramalinga Raju suffered cardiac arrest in a jail on Monday night and was rushed to a hospital. Raju, who is in Chanchalguda Jail along with seven other accused in connection with Rs 7,800 crore accounting fraud, was given first aid by the...
  • Who's bad? Dad suspects 'foul play' in Jackson's death July 11, 2009

    Los Angeles: Michael Jackson's father said on Friday he suspected "foul play" in the death of the singer, adding that his son had apparently taken drugs to help him relax and that he "never woke up." Joe Jackson, 79, told ABC News in an TV interview broadcast on Friday...
  • Los Angeles officials brace for Jackson memorial July 4, 2009

    Los Angeles: Los Angeles city officials are planning a massive security operation for Michael Jackson's public memorial service next week, and on Friday urged fans who do not win a ticket in a random drawing to stay away from the basketball arena where the singer will be memorialized. Organizers...
  • In pics: Fans gather to bid adieu to Michael July 1, 2009

    Jackson's body will buried on his beloved Neverland ranch on Friiday. ...
  • MJ No 1 with Number Ones in British charts June 29, 2009

    London: Michael Jackson's greatest hits album "Number Ones" became Britain's top-selling album this week, after his death on Thursday spurred interest in his back catalogue, lifting five albums into the top 20. Britain's Official Charts Company said "Number Ones" shot up to the top spot from 121st last week, knocking...
  • In pics: King of pop passes into eternal stillness June 26, 2009

    Michael Jackson died on June 25 in LA after suffering cardiac arrest. ...
  • Chennai Marathon: Boy dies at finish line September 1, 2008

    Chennai: The Chennai Marathon saw more than one and a half lakh people taking part for the noble cause of raising money for underprivileged children. But the special moment turned tragic for 22-year-old Santosh, who collapsed on the track just before reaching the finishing point. Doctors say he possibly...
  • Class VII student dies of cardiac arrest April 23, 2008

    New Delhi: A class VII student in Delhi collapsed on her school's football filed and died within minutes. The student had no history of heart trouble but doctors attending to her say she died of a cardiac arrest. 12-year-old Surabhi Rajput collapsed after jogging around the football field of her...
  • 12-year-old girl dies of cardiac arrest in school April 22, 2008

    Noida: A 12-year-old girl is suspected to have died of cardiac arrest on Tuesday in Noida’s Amity School. Surabhi Rajput, a student of class VII, was standing in the playground waiting for her turn to play football when she suddenly collapsed around 1010 hours IST. After the morning prayer in school,...
  • You smoke? Watch your heart, lady June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Women are believed to be protected against heart disease because of the female sex-hormone oestrogene, which, among other things helps in increasing HDL or good cholesterol and decreases LDL or bad cholesterol. But heart disease in women is extremely complicated. Also, lifestyle changes such as smoking, stress and eating...