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Tag: Dead

Thousands Missing In Sri Lanka Civil War Dead: Gotabaya

Colombo: Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has for the time acknowledged that more than 20,000 people who disappeared during the country’s decades-long civil war were dead, the media reported on Tuesday. The Sri Lankan Army defeated the Tamil Tiger rebels in May 2009 after 26 years of bloody conflict. During this time, Rajapaksa was the […]

Popular comedy writer, actor Crazy Mohan passes away

Chennai:  Renowned Tamil writer, actor and comedy giant Crazy Mohan breathed his last here on Monday after he suffered a major heart attack. He was 67. “After he complained of pain in his chest and suffered a heart attack, he was rushed to Kauvery hospital in the afternoon. Efforts were made to revive him but […]

Shock, sadness as rape survivor dies in Koraput hospital

Koraput: A mother of two from Siatimala village, who had been battling death at a Koraput hospital for the past 15 days after being gang raped, finally lost her battle late Thursday night. According to reports, the woman was admitted to Saheed Laxman Nayak Medical College and Hospital in the district in a critical condition […]

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Hit & Run Case: Elderly man dies after being hit by police van in Balasore

Balasore: Tension ran high near Mirigimundi village under Rupsa police limits of the district following the death of an elderly man in a road accident Monday morning. The man, whose identity is yet to be ascertained, was repotedly killed on the spot after being run over by the police van of Basta Police Station here. […]

Ex-US President George H.W. Bush passes away

Washington: George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the US and father of the 43rd, who steered the nation through a tumultuous period in world affairs, has died at the age of 94 in Houston, his spokesperson Jim McGrath announced. His death on Friday night came less than eight months after that of his wife […]

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen passes away

Washington: Paul Allen, who 43 years ago along with Bill Gates founded Microsoft, the company that revolutionised the software world and personal computers forever, has died, his family announced. He was 65. In a statement, Allen’s relatives said that the businessman died on Monday afternoon in Seattle, where Microsoft has its headquarters, from non-Hodgkins lymphoma, reports […]

22 killed in Indonesia flash floods, landslides

Jakarta: At least 22 people including children were killed and 15 others wounded as flash floods and landslides struck West and North Sumatra provinces of Indonesia, officials said on Saturday. The disaster also destroyed 48 houses while evacuation and search operations for the missing were underway, National Disaster Management Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said. […]

Sorcerer attempts to resurrect dead boy in Bolangir DHH

Bolangir: In yet another case of black magic in hospital premises, family members of a 15-year-old boy, who died of snake bite, took help of a sorcerer to resurrect the deceased in Bolangir district headquarter hospital Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Madhu Payasingh of Digasira village under Sindhekela police limits in the district. According […]

Disrespect to dead: Youth’s body carried on trolley in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: In yet another instance of disrespect towards the dead,body of tribal youth was carried on trolley after his relatives were allegedly denied ‘Mahaprayan’ van, the government-sponsored hearse. The shocking incident was reported from Dhobadiha area in the districts today. The deceased Kalia used to work as a labourer in the municipality. “Kalia worked as […]

Row over burial ground: Tension continues to prevail in Raighar

Nabarangpur: Tension that erupted yesterday between two villages of Raighar block over a burial ground continued today after agitators closed down markets, shops and disrupted vehicular traffic by staging road blockade. Earlier yesterday, tension was reported when a deceased woman of Patrakoti village was being taken to the burial ground and it was opposed by […]

A dummy acting as a motorcycle suicide bomber is blown up next to a vehicle during a course on blast scene investigation near Hua Hin
1 dead, several injured in explosion in Rourkela slum

Rourkela: A woman died and several others including minor children were critically injured in an explosion at Telugu slum near Madusudhanpalli in Rourkela today. Two persons critically injured in the incident were admitted to Rourkela IGH while five minors have been shifted to Bhubaneswar for treatment as their condition worsened. Sources said the explosion was […]

Four die in separate road mishaps across Odisha

Khurda/Dharmagarh: As many as four persons died in separate road mishaps across the State late last night. Two people were killed in a gruesome accident when a car they were travelling in fell off a bridge near Talakheta in Jatani. According to reports, the mishap occurred when three persons including the driver were returning in […]

Martyred jawan’s body reaches Odisha

Odisha: The mortal remains of Assam Rifles jawan, Champeswar Mahakud, who was killed by terrorists in Manipur, arrived in Bhubaneswar today. Champeswar, a resident of Dhaurakhaman village under Rairakhol block of Sambalpur district, was killed in a counter-insurgency operation against terrorists in Manipur on September 7, 2018. The martyr was given a guard of honour […]

Bridge collapses in Kolkata, several feared dead

Kolkata: A portion of the arterial Majerhat bridge in Alipore area of South Kolkata collapsed today following which some casualties are feared, police said. As per reports, some vehicles were also crushed during the incident. Fire brigade, police and NDRF personnel are engaged in rescue work. Speaking on the mishap, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata […]

Burari deaths: Police question mason who installed 11 pipes, his daughter

New Delhi: Seeking to unravel the mystery behind the deaths of 11 members of a family in Burari, the Delhi Police has questioned their employees, including a contractor who had installed 11 pipes at the house and his daughter, a senior officer said today. The police questioned Geeta, the eldest daughter of Kunwar Pal, who […]

2 Assam Rifles personnel dead, 4 injured in ambush

Kohima: Two Assam Rifles personnel were killed and four others suffered injuries in an ambush by suspected Naga insurgents in Mon district of Nagaland today, an Assam Rifles official said. The incident occurred around 3 pm near Aboi when armed cadres ambushed a team comprising six Assam Rifles personnel, said the PRO to the Inspector […]

Maharashtra Agriculture minister Pandurang dies of heart attack

Mumbai: Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Pandurang Phundkar died on Thursday following a massive heart attack here, a BJP official said. Phundkar, 67, was admitted to the K.J. Somaiya Hospital on Wednesday where his condition reportedly deteriorated followed by the massive heart attack. He breathed his last at around 4.35 a.m. on Thursday. Top Bharatiya Janata Party […]

'Pakeezah' actor Geeta Kapoor dead at 67

Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood actress Geeta Kapoor, who shot into the limelight for her role in the classic “Pakeezah”, breathed her last in a Mumbai old age home on Saturday morning, a family friend said. She was 67 and had been living in the old age home after she was reportedly abandoned by her son and […]

Eminent journalist Tom Wolfe dead at 88

  New York: Award winning writer and journalist Tom Wolfe, who is noted for works like “The Bonfire of the Vanities”, “The Right Stuff” and “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test” has passed away in the US. He was 88. Wolfe who pioneered “new journalism” passed away in Manhattan on Monday, his agent confirmed the news […]

27 dead after bus falls into pit in Bihar

  Bihar: At least 27 people have died after a bus fell into a roadside pit and caught fire in Bihar’s East Champaran district today, reported ANI. The accident occurred under the Kotwa police station area, which is nearly 75 km from the state capital. Speaking to ANI, Bihar Disaster Management and Relief Minister, Dinesh […]

Dead Fish Pile Up At Bata River In Paradip

Paradip: Locals on Monday were shocked to find over hundreds of dead fish floating across Bata river at Balijhara village in Paradip. The locals alleged they have collected at least two tonnes of dead fishes from the river, reports said. Though the exact reason behind the death of the fishes is yet to be ascertained, […]

7 dead as small plane crash-lands in Philippines

Manila: A small plane crash-landed on a house shortly after it took off from Plaridel airstrip in Bulacan province of Manila on Saturday, killing seven, authorities said. The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said all six people, including the two pilots aboard the six-seater twin-engined Piper PA-23 Apache plane, were killed. Police said […]

Woman gets shot in bid to save husband in Angul

Angul: A woman was shot dead by a youth while trying to save her husband at Kantapada Raida village under Thakurgarh police station in the district on Wednesday night. The deceased identified as Ratani Pradhan died on the spot while her husband Anam sustained bullet injuries on his right leg. He was rushed to district […]

Murder of 7-yr-old: Acting principal suspended, security staff removed

Gurgaon: The acting principal of Ryan International School here was today suspended and all the security staff were removed, a day after a seven-year-old boy was found dead with his throat slit inside a washroom. Angry parents and locals gathered outside the school premises this morning and staged protest for over two hours demanding a […]

Daringbadi: Lady Forester found dead under mysterious circumstances

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a lady forester was found dead at her quarters while another youth was rescued in a critical condition from a nearby quarter at Daringbadi today. It is suspected that the youth, whose identity is yet to be ascertained, attempted suicide after killing the lady forester over an alleged love affair. […]

Man dies in patient’s attack at Rourkela hospital

Rourkela: In a shocking incident, a person undergoing treatment at Rourkela government hospital died after being attacked by another patient with an iron pipe late on Sunday night. The deceased has been identified as Sambhunath Mundari. According to sources, one Jadab Munda was admitted to the hospital and allotted a bed beside Sambhunath’s bed. Late […]

Man shot dead, woman escapes unhurt

Khurda: Panic gripped Pichukuli area in Khurda district after a man was shot dead near a paint factory this evening. According to police, Rachita Panda, supply inspector of Nayagarh block, and her husband Sunil Parida, were staying separately due to a dispute between them since last few months. Rachita was on the way to Nayagarh […]

Elephant calf carcass found in pond

Dhenkanal: An elephant calf was found dead in a pond near Bampa village under Hindol forest range in the district on Thursday morning. According to reports, a herd of elephant strayed into the village last night to drink water from the nearby pond. However, the baby elephant could not move out of the pond as […]

Man shouldering wife’s body: Cong demands Rs 10L ex-gratia, fair probe

Bhawanipatna: The Kalahandi district Congress on Friday demanded Rs 10 lakh compensation for the kin of Amang Ddei, the deceased woman whose husband Dana Majhi carried her body on his shoulders for 10 kilometres due to non-availability of a hearse van. Party activists gheraoed the office of the chief district medical officer (CDMO) here and […]

Elderly man charred to death inside room

Khurda: In a tragic incident, an elderly man was charred to death inside a room after rescuing her daughter-in-law and grand children from a fire mishap at Narada slum in Balipatna area here on Friday night.