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  • MP: Tantrik presses hot iron sickle to 6-month-old baby to cure her of pneumonia December 6, 2014

    Bhopal: In a shocking incident in Madhya Pradesh, a six-month-old girl was severely burned by a tantrik, apparently to cure her of pneumonia. The incident took place in Shivpuri district. The child was admitted to hospital with serious burn injuries to her stomach. Her condition is still critical. Her family...
  • Mumbai: NCP chief Sharad Pawar taken to Breach Candy Hospital after he slipped at his Delhi residence December 3, 2014

    NCP Chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday got injured when he slipped during his morning walk at his residence and has been taken to Mumbai by air ambulance. Pawar, 73, suffered injury in his leg and apparently in his back and will be admitted to Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai, sources said. ...
  • J&K: Seven injured in grenade attack at CRPF bunker in Srinagar's Lal Chowk ahead of elections November 29, 2014

    Srinagar: At least seven people, including a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) inspector was injured on Saturday in a grenade attack in the busy Lal Chowk area of Srinagar. The attack comes just two weeks ahead of polling in Srinagar. The incident took place when terrorists targeted a CRPF bunker which...
  • In shock. My deep condolences to the family of Phillip Hughes: Russell Crowe reacts to Australian cricketer's death November 28, 2014

    Sydney: Actor Russell Crowe has paid tribute to Australian cricketer Phil Hughes, who died after suffering a serious injury while playing. Hughes passed away at a hospital here two days after suffering a serious head injury during a match, and his death has sparked an outpouring of grief among cricket fans...
  • Class 8 student who set himself on fire battles for life in Faridabad November 27, 2014

    A class 8 student is battling for his life after he set himself on fire inside the school premises in Faridabad. The child was allegedly harassed by school authorities for poor performance. His relatives claim that his grades had been slipping and teachers were taunting him. He was also upset...
  • Suicide blast hits British embassy vehicle in Kabul, foreigners wounded November 27, 2014

    Kabul: A suicide bomber on a motorbike today attacked a British embassy vehicle in Kabul, officials said, wounding some foreigners in the latest of a series of strikes in the Afghan capital. The huge blast could be heard across Kabul and a plume of smoke rose high into the air above...
  • Phillip Hughes urged to 'fight it out' by Virat Kohli November 25, 2014

    Sydney: Top cricketers from around the world united in their support for Phillip Hughes on Tuesday after a ball to the head left the Australian batsman in critical condition in hospital. Australia coach Darren Lehmann was among the first to tweet his support as social media was inundated with messages, many...
  • Jharkhand: BJP nominee seriously injured in mishap, his aides killed in Latehar November 15, 2014

    Latehar (Jharkhand): BJP candidate Brajmohan Ram was on Saturday seriously injured in a road accident, in which his bodyguard and personal assistant died in Latehar district, police said. Ram, a former MP and BJP nominee from Latehar Assembly constituency, was travelling by car when a dumper...
  • Delhi: 19 injured in communal clashes in Trilokpuri October 25, 2014

    New Delhi: At least nineteen people were injured including five with gunshot injuries after communal clashes erupted in Trilokpuri in east Delhi on Saturday. Some families have left the area following the outbreak of violence. The police have detained 65 people so far and say the situation is now under...
  • Canada Parliament attack: Ottawa hospital says received three patients, two in stable condition October 22, 2014

    Ottawa: Ottawa Hospital received three patients, two of whom are in stable condition, following shootings in the Canadian capital on Wednesday, a hospital spokeswoman said in an emailed statement. A Canadian soldier was shot at the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa and a suspected gunman was shot and killed in...
  • Palghar: Explosion kills two workers; three others injured seriously October 8, 2014

    Palghar: Two industrial workers were killed and three others received serious injuries in an explosion at an industrial unit located at Boisar industrial estate on Wednesday afternoon, the Palghar district rural police said. Boisar police station sub-inspector S K Pote told PTI that a reactor in the premises of JPN Pharma...
  • Living it up: Prevent gym injuries October 4, 2014

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', experts comment on gym injuries and measures to avoid such damages. ...
  • West Bengal: Explosion in IISCO Steel Plant, 25 injured September 25, 2014

    Kolkata: At least 25 workers were seriously injured on Thursday in a gas pipeline explosion at the IISCO Steel Plant (ISP) in West Bengal, police said. The incident took place in Burnpur in Burdwan district, about 210 km from state capital Kolkata. "At least 25 people have been hospitalised with serious injuries...
  • Tihar jailer, son arrested for allegedly burning daughterinlaw September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Tihar jailer Gyan Singh and his son Nitin have been arrested by the Delhi police for trying to kill a woman by burning her. The woman is the accused man Nitin's wife. They have been charged under sections 498, 307 (attempt to murder) and 34 (common intention). The...
  • Watch: Dog with two broken legs learns to walk on the other two and an adorable hop to cross the threshold September 11, 2014

    A dog's got to hop. A dog that broke both legs after jumping off a six feet deck, has learnt a cool new survival trick. With a cone around her head and two heavily bandaged legs, she has learnt how to walk on her two other legs and cross the...
  • Belgian photographer hospitalized after plane dumps 400 gallons of water on him as part of the Ice Bucket Challenge September 3, 2014

    A Belgian photographer fell unconscious and was rushed to the hospital after a firefighting plane dumped 400 gallons of water on him as part of his ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Bruno Brokken, 51, from Catalonia in Spain was lucky to be alive after his stunt went horribly wrong, according to...
  • J&K: Another ceasefire violation in RS Pura sector, one civilian injured August 22, 2014

    Jammu: Another incident of ceasefire violation was reported from RS Pura Sector in Jammu last night. Heavy firing commenced in the area of Abdulian and Korotana from 2 AM, continuing till early morning. One civilian has been injured after a shell hit his home near the LoC. No casualties have...
  • Jaswant Singh still in coma 12 days after head injury August 19, 2014

    Former Union minister and exBJP leader Jaswant Singh is in coma for the 12th day on Tuesday, doctors said. A statement from the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) said Jaswant Singh was still in coma and on ventilator support. "Heart rhythm and BP are normal without medication," it reads. The statement added that...
  • 2 killed, 3 injured in a group clash over old feud August 12, 2014

    Two persons were killed while three others injured on Tuesday when firing broke out between two groups over old enmity in Gyanpur area in Bhadohi, police said. Kamlesh (40) and Vimlesh (45) were killed in the exchange of fire and three others got injured in Rampatti village, Additional Superintendent of Police,...
  • Body found on rooftop of DIG's servant quarter August 12, 2014

    Body of a 25yearold man was found on the rooftop of a senior police officer's servant quarter in Jaipur, police said. The body, having no injury marks was found lying on the rooftop of the servant quarter allotted to Ravindra Singh, DIGHome Guards, Ashok Nagar Station House Officer (SHO) Bhawani Singh...
  • Police team attacked in a Mirzapur village, four cops injured August 1, 2014

    A police party, searching for a wanted criminal, was attacked by villagers in Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh while raiding a house there, police said on Friday. The villagers alleged that the policemen had sexually harassed a woman while carrying out the raid. The villagers also set afire two of their...
  • Bodies of three young boys with bullet injuries found July 3, 2014

    Bodies of three youths having bullet injuries were found in Patna on Thursday at a village in Patna district. People of Ramnagar Diara village in the district noticed the dead bodies and alerted the nearby police post. All the youths seem to be in the age group of 20 to 30...
  • Gas leak, blast at ship breaking yard in Bhavnagar, 5 dead, 10 injured June 28, 2014

    Bhavnagar: Five persons were killed and ten others injured after an explosion occurred at the Alang ship breaking yard in Bhavnagar district in Gujarat. The blast was triggered by a gas leak at plot no 140, where ship breaking working was in progress. The injured labourers have been shifted to...
  • Father of missing man attempts selfimmolation over police laxity June 23, 2014

    Father of a man, who went missing six days ago, on Monday attempted selfimmolation, after driven to despair allegedly over laxity of police in the case. Police had on Sunday night lodged a missing case about one Susheel Shankar Dubey (27) of Misirpur village and had taken an one accused in...
  • Two road construction labourers electrocuted, five others injured June 23, 2014

    Two labourers, including a minor, were electrocuted to death and five others critically injured while working at a road construction site in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district, police said on Monday. The mishap took place on Sunday evening in the Pachpedi village panchayat in Masturi region where the construction of cement concrete road...
  • Jeep falls into gorge in Uttarakhand; 4 killed, 8 injured June 21, 2014

    Four persons were killed and eight were injured when the jeep in which they were traveling fell into a gorge at Masasu village in Pauri district on Saturday, police said. The mishap took place in the afternoon while the jeep was on its way to Pauri, Pauri Superintendent of Police Ajay...
  • Man injured in celebratory firing during marriage function June 21, 2014

    One person was injured allegedly in a celebratory firing at a marriage function in Tugalpur village of Gautam Budh Nagar district. A case against unknown persons has been registered after a bullet hit Ravinder's leg Friday night, said Pravin Singh, SHO Kasna. Ravinder was taken to a nearby hospital where his condition was...
  • Bus falls into gorge, atleast 15 injured June 19, 2014

    At least fifteen passengers were injured on Thursday when a bus overturned and plunged into a roadside gorge at Viratnagar, police said. The bus was on its way to Beawar from Delhi via Jaipur when the driver lost control over a turn and rammed the vehicle into a tree, following which...
  • Harish Rawat to remain hospitalised for few more days June 18, 2014

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, who was admitted to AIIMS in Delhi on June 13 after sustaining a neck injury during a rough chopper ride, is likely to remain hospitalised for some more time as he is still under observation, his aide said. The doctors are divided over whether Rawat should...
  • How do people 'come out' of comas? June 16, 2014

    How fast a person comes out of a coma depends on what caused it and the severity of the damage to the brain. If the cause was a metabolic problem such as diabetes, and doctors treat it with medication, he or she can come out of the coma relatively quickly....