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Monday, May 23, 2022



Covid-19, shootings: Is mass death now tolerated in America?

May 22, 2022 3:27 pm

The sheer numbers of deaths from preventable causes, and the apparent acceptance that no policy change is on the horizon, raises the question: Has mass death become accepted in America?

Police: Chicago shooting leaves 2 people dead, 8 wounded

May 20, 2022 6:23 pm

Details about what led to the shooting weren’t immediately released by police, but a witness, Deonna Jackson, 18, said the shooting appeared to stem from a fight outside the restaurant.

Chandigarh: Ragpicker found dead inside park

May 19, 2022 2:34 pm

Sources said the assailants used something heavy, like some stone or cement slab, to attack the duo. The incident took place around 7.30 am, the police said.

Three children among 6 killed in suicide blast in Pakistan's North Waziristan

May 15, 2022 5:37 pm

The incident occurred in the Miran Shah town, some 250 kms from here, the Army's media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.

India announces state mourning on Saturday following demise of UAE president

May 13, 2022 11:03 pm

According to a communication issued by the Union Home Ministry to all states and union territories on Friday, as a mark of respect to the departed dignitary, the Government of India has decided that there will be one day's state mourning on May 14 throughout the country.

Validity of models, methodology of data collection questionable: India on WHO Covid deaths report

May 05, 2022 7:54 pm

According to the report, there were 4.7 million Covid deaths in India -- 10 times the official figures and almost a third of Covid deaths globally.

Karnataka: Two girls playing hide-and-seek die inside freezer

April 28, 2022 6:19 pm

The incident happened at Masage village near Mysuru Wednesday. The girls got locked inside an abandoned ice cream freezer while playing hide-and-seek with their friends and died due to suffocation.

Sri Lankan court orders arrest of police officers over death of protester in shootout

April 27, 2022 7:42 pm

A 41-year-old father of two was killed and 13 others were injured on April 19 when police opened fire on residents of Rambukkana - some 90 kilometres northeast of Colombo, who were protesting against the fuel price hike.

Billionaire’s abrupt death leaves Dubai to untangle messy inheritance

April 21, 2022 2:28 pm

As dozens of workers bustle on the sprawling lot adjacent to the fine sand of Al Mamzar beach, local authorities are agonising over the villa and the rest of the estate of Majid Al Futtaim, the deceased patriarch of a shopping and entertainment empire that’s an anchor of Dubai’s economy.

Newborns die at Rajasthan government hospital after radiant warmers get overheated

April 20, 2022 2:17 pm

Officials said that the on-duty nursing staff was not present at the ward when the voltage fluctuation occurred.


NCP's rural face RR Patil passes away

February 16, 2015 8:36 pm

RR Patil who had been battling cancer for three months succumbed to the disease after a multiple organ failure.


ND Tiwari, the only politician to serve as CM of two states, dies

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

The nonagenarian collapsed at his residence on Thursday morning, according to his son Rohit Shekhar Tiwari.

Searching for the dead after a tsunami | NYT Dispatches

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

Thousands are still missing in Indonesia after the tsunami. The formal search for bodies is about to end. The New York Times met with survivors who said their only hope no was to retrieve and bury the dead before it’s too late.

Remembering the conundrum called Mother Teresa on her death anniversary

June 22, 2020 6:17 pm

Mother Teresa or Saint Teresa of Calcutta was revered by millions across the world. And even though some did not agree with that school of thought she was declared a saint and is largely known as the woman who left her mark on the century.

DMK supporters react to Karunanidhi's death

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

The mood outside Kauvery hospital after news broke of the death of Kalaignar Karunanidhi.

News in Numbers: Potholes claim more lives than terror attacks

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

#NewsInNumbers In 2017, potholes claimed more lives than terror and naxal attacks. See more:

College student stabbed to death, two injured

March 01, 2016 5:15 am

Shamli (UP), Mar 01 (ANI): A student was stabbed to death by unidentified people at a bus stop in Budhana, Uttar Pradesh in a clash allegedly regarding a girl. In this clash, four students were injured out of which two students are critical. Three NCC students were at the stop waiting for the bus to their village when suddenly 10 to 12 boys arrived with knives and attacked the three boys. Police has begun investigations in the case.

Will meet Rajnath, JNU VC today: AIATF

February 15, 2016 1:46 pm

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): All-India Anti-Terrorist Front (AIATF) Chairman M S Bitta on Monday asked that when Afzal Guru was proved guilty and sentenced to death by the Supreme Court, then why this matter was raised again by the political parties. He further said that they will meet Home Minister Rajnath Singh and JNU VC today regarding the conflict that is going on. Bitta added that if the government will not take action, then families of martyrs will sit outside JNU and will urge the government for justice.

Lawyers protest turn violent in Lucknow

February 10, 2016 3:37 pm

Lucknow, Feb 10 (ANI): Following the death of a lawyer in Lucknow, hundreds of lawyers in the capital city of Uttar Pradesh went on a rampage to protest against the alleged murder of an advocate of the Allahabad High Court. The violent mob destroyed dozen of vehicles and set two buses and a building on fire. A lawyer, Shravan Verma, was allegedly murdered in the Naka area of Lucknow. An FIR has been registered by the local police and three arrests have been made in connection with the case.

Shamli incident: 3 persons arrested

February 08, 2016 2:35 pm

Shamli (UP), Feb 08 (ANI): Shamli Superintendent of Police Vijay Bhushan on Monday said that three persons have been detained in connection with the death of an eight-year-old boy in a celebratory firing in Shamli. Bhushan said a child aged around eight was hit by a bullet in a celebratory firing. An eight-year-old boy was killed allegedly in a celebratory firing after local elections results were announced in Shamli on Sunday. The Samajwadi Party workers were celebrating the win of candidate Nafisa in the elections when the bullet fired during a rally hit the victim.