Told to clean well in school by warden, 14-year-old boy drowns

According to Srikar’s classmates, hostel warden Naveen ordered four students to clean garbage and algae from the well.

published on : 5th December 2022

Boy dies after delay in treatment at PHC, parents bring body to JDS rally

However, District Health Officer Dr DN Manjunath clarified that the PHC has two doctors and three staff nurses working in shifts round the clock.

published on : 3rd December 2022

Three children drown in water body near ORR in Hyderabad's Gachibowli

Informed by them, a team of police arrived at the spot and fished out the bodies with the help of expert swimmers.

published on : 20th November 2022

Two students feared drowned at Bhimili beach, Navy, Coast Guard join rescue operations

The missing students have been identified as 19-year-old Kuditi Sai of Madhurawada and Yemala Surya of Pendurthi.

published on : 19th November 2022

Boy drowns in rainwater in open pit dug up for bus stop near Vijayamanagaram in TN

“The boy went out of his home to play with friends in the afternoon. After nearly an hour, villagers found his body floating in rainwater in the pit,” police said.

published on : 9th November 2022

Five students, teacher drown in a lake at Malkapuram in Hyderabad

The police shifted the bodies to Gandhi Hospital for autopsy, registered a case and began investigation.  

published on : 6th November 2022

Four teens from same family drown in Vijayanagara district in Karnataka

Police said all four did not know how to swim and there was nobody near the lake who could help them.

published on : 3rd November 2022

53 people drown in Bihar during four-day Chhath festivities

Expressing grief, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each for the next of kin of each deceased.

published on : 1st November 2022

A spate of drownings: Classes help Black Americans learn to swim

A tragedy in August 2010 brutally illustrated the situation. During a barbecue with friends in Shreveport, Louisiana, DeKendrix Warner, a Black teenager, waded into shallow water in the Red River.

published on : 26th October 2022

Spike in drowning cases on beaches of Andhra, a cause of concern

As many as six boys drowned in Suryalanka beach on October 4; fortnight later, four more boys swept away at Ramapuram beach

published on : 22nd October 2022

Cop dad drowns in J&K after rescuing his two children from river

The two children had slipped into the Ujh river while taking a bath in Jasrota area on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, officials said.

published on : 19th October 2022

Six children drown in a pond in Gurugram

The bodies of the children, all boys aged between 8 and 13, have been recovered.

published on : 9th October 2022

Hyderabad: Three washed away while crossing submerged bridge in Wanaparthy

Santoshamma, 35, and her daughter Parimala, 18, residents of Koukuntla village of Devarkadra mandal, had gone to the former’s sister’s house at Kothakota to celebrate the Dasara festival.

published on : 9th October 2022

Six pilgrims drown in river in Thanjavur, 2 bodies recovered

They were part of 40-member group who went on a pilgrimage to Poondi Matha Basilica, ventured into the Kollidam river to take bath this morning.

published on : 3rd October 2022

73 dead in migrant shipwreck off Syria after leaving Lebanon

Around 150 people, mostly Lebanese and Syrians, were on board the small boat that sank Thursday in the Mediterranean Sea off the Syrian city of Tartus.

published on : 23rd September 2022

Three swept away as rains pound Odisha

Incidents reported from Ganjam, Boudh, Angul 

published on : 21st September 2022

Pedakakani man kills children by drowning them in canal

He pushed the children into Buckingham canal in Kunchanapalli and fled the scene.

published on : 21st September 2022

Two 16-year-old boys from Kerala drown in Northern Ireland

A third boy was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

published on : 31st August 2022

Five Delhi youngsters drown after immersing idol in river Yamuna

After immersing the idol, they started taking bath but due to increased water level in the river, they all drowned.

published on : 29th August 2022

Three youngsters missing in swollen Krishna river

Five of a group of six rescued from drowning near Ibrahimpatnam

published on : 20th August 2022
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