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Six-year-old girl drowns in pool at a resort in Auroville

A six-year-old girl drowned in a swimming pool at a private resort in Auroville in Villupuram district on Sunday.

published on : 2nd January 2023
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Police see no foul play in girl’s death in Dammaiguda

However, her parents and relatives maintained that the girl was clever enough to know the danger of moving closer to a water body and suspected foul play.

published on : 19th December 2022
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Man, wife drown in well in Telangana's Anegunta

According to Chiragpally Sub-Inspector M Kashinath, financial difficulties could be the cause behind the tragic deaths.

published on : 19th December 2022
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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5 schoolboys rescued from drowning in the Krishna river of NTR district, search is on for 1 more

According to Ibrahmipatnam police inspector Palivela Srinu, six school boys, who belong to B Colony in Ibrahmipatnam went to Ferry Point for swimming as it was a holiday on account of Janmashtami.

published on : 19th August 2022
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Boy jumps into swimming pool, drowns in Kokapet of Hyderabad

This was the second such incident since May this year. In May, a 10-year-old boy jumped into the Blue Fab Swimming Pool at Nagole while visiting the city with his family and drowned.

published on : 1st August 2022
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Utkal varsity, ODRAF create awareness on drowning

Utkal University and Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) on Monday created awareness among the students and villagers of Cuttack’s Banki about State-specific disasters.

published on : 26th July 2022
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Drowning Prevention Day: Bhubaneswar smart citizens forum to teach survival skills to non-swimmers

In the first phase, the technique will be demonstrated to fire personnel as they are among the first responders in case of an emergency.

published on : 24th July 2022
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Youth taking selfie washed away at Karnataka's Neersagar reservoir

The police said that the victim, Kiran Rajpur, a resident of Begur village of Dharwad district, had come to the dam along with his friends.

published on : 18th July 2022
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Three girls of a family drown near Velankanni

Police have warned locals, tourists and pilgrims against bathing in the sea due to the high tide.

published on : 10th July 2022
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Rath Yatra: Odisha police gear up to prevent drowning deaths in Puri 

The Police team is being supervised by an Additional SP rank officer and the Puri sea beach has been divided into six zones.

published on : 19th June 2022
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Three drowning cases at Andhra Pradesh's Suryalanka beach in 14 days raise concern

In the last 14 days, as many as 23 persons faced a similar situation in eight incidents, in which three died.

published on : 16th June 2022
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Guntur records 25 drowning cases, police seek parents’ help to prevent accidents

The  Summer  holidays and simmering heat are driving several youngsters to waterbodies, much to the chagrin of Guntur police and other district authorities.

published on : 22nd May 2022
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Traffic cop rescues woman from drowning in river Krishna at Prakasam barrage  

The timely action of a traffic police sub-inspector and NDRF personnel rescued a woman from drowning in river Krishna at Prakasam barrage in Vijayawada on Sunday afternoon.

published on : 17th May 2022
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