Wednesday, February 21, 2024

death

Youth dies mysteriously in Assam’s rehab centre

 A youth who was admitted to a rehabilitation centre in Guwahati for de-addiction was found dead under mysterious circumstances on Wednesday. The family of the deceased alleged that he was murdered inside the Aakar Rehabilitation Facility in the city's Kahiliparea...

Cholera death toll rises to 17 in South Africa

A total of 17 people have died of cholera since its recent outbreak in Hammanskraal, north of South Africa's administrative capital Pretoria, the Department of Health in Gauteng Province said. To date, the number of laboratory-confirmed cases of cholera has...

High exposure to PM2.5, nitrogen dioxide linked with Covid severity, death

Greater exposure to fine particulate matter (PM) 2.5, nitrogen dioxide, and black carbon has now been linked with a higher risk of developing severe disease, admission to hospital or an intensive care unit (ICU) and death by Covid-19. A study,...

TN hooch death toll rises to 22, Oppn slams DMK govt

With the death toll in the spurious liquor tragedy touching 22, and around 55 people hospitalised in Tamil Nadu, the opposition parties have trained their guns on the DMK government. A group of more than 50 people had consumed illicit...

Weight loss in elderly men linked to early death: Study

 Weight loss in older adults, particularly among men, is linked to early death, according to a study. On the other hand, weight gain was not significantly associated with mortality among men. "The study suggests that weight loss was associated with...

Childless couple hangs self to death

Depressed over being childless and due to financial and health problems, a couple died by suicide in Hyderabad, police said on Sunday. K. Saidasu (65) and Vijayalaxmi (60) hanged themselves at their house in Brindavan Colony under the limits of...

Minor girl kidnapped, raped & burnt to death in Islamabad

 A minor girl was kidnapped, raped, and burnt to death in Islamabad's Kohsar town. Her body was recovered from a water tank from one of the houses in the town, at Old Kirpa Road falling under the jurisdiction of Kirpa...

Death toll of devastating Afghan quake climbs to 1,100

Kabul: The Taliban-led government in Afghanistan has announced that the death toll in the devastating 6.1-magnitude quake that hit Paktika province earlier this week has increased to 1,100, while the number of injured persons has also climbed to 1,600. In...

Woman trampled to death by wild elephant in Assam

A middle-aged woman was trampled to death and another person seriously injured by a wild elephant in Assam's Nagaon district on Tuesday, four days after a 22-year old man was crushed to death in the same district, officials said. Forest...

Man torches Dalit partner to death in Bengaluru

In a shocking development, a man has allegedly torched his partner belonging to the Dalit community, to death in Bengaluru, police said on Friday. The deceased has been identified as 23-year-old Daneshwari. The victim's sister Tejaswini had lodged a police complaint...