'Safe zones' set up for fruit dealers in J&K's Shopian district after militant attacks

Officials in the district administration said eight to nine 'safe zones' have been earmarked in Shopian along the main roads in south Kashmir.

published on : 18th October 2019

12-year-old succumbs to dengue in Karnataka's Koppal

The locals claimed that the Panchayat is not clearing garbage on time which is leading to mosquito breeding in the village.

published on : 18th October 2019

Five killed, 26 injured in separate incidents after lightning strikes farmlands in Tamil Nadu

Four women who worked as day labourers in a farm for Rs 200 lost their lives.

published on : 15th October 2019

31,528 dog-bite cases registered in Krishna district

Number of cases down since 2018; GGH reports vaccine shortage

published on : 14th October 2019

26 civilians killed on Sunday in Turkey's Syria assault, says war monitor

The Britain-based Observatory said that a journalist had been killed, but it could not immediately confirm the victim's nationality.

published on : 13th October 2019

Typhoon Hagibis leaves as many as 43 dead as Japan continues rescue

Typhoon Hagibis crashed into the country on Saturday night, unleashing high winds and torrential rain across 36 of the country's 47 prefectures, and triggering landslides and catastrophic flooding.

published on : 13th October 2019

Pakistan dengue deaths: Toll rises to 250

Also known as 'dandy fever', dengue is one of the world's leading mosquito-borne illnesses taking scores of lives globally every year.

published on : 12th October 2019

Tamil Nadu: Four of family posing for selfie fall into Pambaru Dam, die

Prabhu, who was taking the picture, jumped into the water and saved Uvarani, while the rest got drowned.

published on : 7th October 2019

Diarrhoea, unsafe abandonment top causes of 776 child deaths in Specialised Adoption Agencies: RTI 

The highest, 124 children deaths, at the SAAs between April 1, 2016 to July 8 this year were reported from Uttar Pradesh followed by Bihar at 107 and Maharashtra at 81, according to the RTI reply.

published on : 6th October 2019

Three children among five die as wall collapses in Ambala cantonment

As per preliminary information, the deceased were said to be labourers and their children.

published on : 5th October 2019

Nearly 1,900 dead in monsoon rains, floods across India: Home Ministry

The heavy rains and floods fully damaged 1.09 lakh houses, partially damaged 2.05 lakh houses and destroyed 14.14 lakh hectares of crops.

published on : 5th October 2019

‘No clean chit to Dr Kafeel Khan, another probe on’

The Principal Secretary said thus the two charges on which Dr. Khan was found guilty pertained to cases of serious corruption and gross violation of rules.

published on : 4th October 2019

Sri Lanka launches probe after 7 elephants found dead

Wildlife officers suspect that the elephants might have died after they were injected with some kind of poison.

published on : 30th September 2019

'Let CBI probe, arrest real culprits of Gorakhpur hospital deaths now', says Dr Kafeel after clean chit 

Calling it a "man-made tragedy", the doctor said the real culprits were those who failed to make timely payments to oxygen suppliers which resulted in shortage of life-saving gas.

published on : 27th September 2019

18 dead, 7 missing as heavy rains, flood wreak havoc in Pune

Pune district collector Naval Kishore Ram had declared a holiday in schools and colleges of Pune city, Purandar, Baramati, Bhor and Haveli Tehsils for Thursday.

published on : 27th September 2019
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