AIIMS autopsy rules out foul play in JNU student's death

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Wednesday ruled out any foul play in the death of a 28-year-old Dalit student of Jawaharlal Nehru University, who allegedly hanged himself in his friend's room here on March 13.

Mar 16, 2017, 00:20 AM IST
In a first, AIIMS to conduct virtual autopsies using digital X-rays

In a first, AIIMS to conduct virtual autopsies using digital X-rays

The cutting edge technology is also less time consuming and promises to be a boon in cases where only skeletal remains are recovered.

Nov 28, 2016, 10:56 AM IST

Autopsy reveals Goa perfume specialist Monica Ghurde died of strangulation: Police

The post-mortem conducted on renowned perfume specialist Monica Ghurde, whose body was found near here two days back, brought to the fore that she was strangulated to death, although it failed to confirm whether she was raped before the murder or not, police said.

Oct 08, 2016, 22:38 PM IST
Katy Perry's make-up artist committed suicide, confirms autopsy

Katy Perry's make-up artist committed suicide, confirms autopsy

 singer Katy Perry's make-up artist Jake Bailey committed suicide in October 2015, an autopsy has confirmed.

Jun 11, 2016, 19:36 PM IST

Lungs main target organs of MERS, says patient's autopsy

Patients with Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) often show signs of acute kidney failure but lungs are the main target organs of the new disease in humans, reveals a study of the first reported autopsy of a MERS patient.

Feb 07, 2016, 14:34 PM IST
One-of-a-kind judgment: Pakistan's Lahore High Court orders post-mortem of pet cat

One-of-a-kind judgment: Pakistan's Lahore High Court orders post-mortem of pet cat

In a one-of-a-kind judgment on Tuesday, the Lahore High Court in Pakistan ordered the post-mortem examination of a pet cat in a case filed by a woman who claimed that her veterinarian had "murdered my cat".

Dec 01, 2015, 20:06 PM IST

Vyapam scam: No internal or external injuries on TV journalist's body

No internal or external injuries were found on the body of TV journalist Akshay Singh, who suddenly took ill and died last weekend while covering the Vyapam scam of Madhya Pradesh, according to the post-mortem report.

Jul 06, 2015, 22:09 PM IST

Vyapam scam: Doctors 'reserve' opinion on autopsy of Akshay Singh​

After the Madhya Pradesh government agreed to get the viscera samples of deceased TV journalist Akshay Singh tested at AIIMS in Delhi, a panel of doctors that conducted the autopsy on the body at the Dahod General Hospital in Gujarat have "reserved" their opinion on the cause of death, police said on Monday.

Jul 06, 2015, 15:46 PM IST
Documentary reveals Robin Williams' paranoia before committing suicide

Documentary reveals Robin Williams' paranoia before committing suicide

Robin Williams spent his last days in a paranoid frenzy before committing suicide, claimed a documentary called ' Autopsy: The Last Hours of Robin Williams.'

Apr 23, 2015, 13:13 PM IST

Autopsy reports confirm Taiwan standoff prisoners committed suicide

Autopsy reports Wednesday confirmed that six prisoners in Taiwan who took hostages in a prison standoff this month to demand their freedom had committed suicide, following intense speculation over how they died.

Feb 25, 2015, 17:26 PM IST

Autopsy reveals Cleveland boy was shot once by officer

A 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun died from a single shot fired by a rookie police officer, according to an autopsy released on Friday.

Dec 13, 2014, 07:38 AM IST

Nurse who took selfies with dead patients accused of murder

An Italian nurse who took photographs of herself with dead patients has been accused of murdering one of them and may be behind the deaths of dozens of others, according to Italian media reports.

Oct 16, 2014, 23:31 PM IST

Test results show Chopin's heart in good shape

The heart of late Polish composer Frederic Chopin, which was buried in the Holy Cross Church in Warsaw, is in good condition, scientists have confirmed.

Sep 18, 2014, 21:45 PM IST
Joan Rivers' autopsy inconclusive

Joan Rivers' autopsy inconclusive


Los Angeles: The autopsy of comedienne Joan Rivers is over but the cause of death is still not known.

Sep 06, 2014, 15:32 PM IST

Controversy over Lucknow woman`s autopsy heats up

The controversy surrounding the autopsy of a woman gang-raped and murdered near Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh last week turned murkier Wednesday with the opposition parties accusing the government and police of a whitewash job.

Jul 23, 2014, 12:27 PM IST

Autopsies in open: NHRC seeks report from MP govt

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday issued notice to Madhy Pradesh government following reports that autopsies were being done in an open room in the middle of a residential colony in the state`s Sagar district.

Jul 18, 2014, 19:40 PM IST

Sunanda Pushkar autopsy row: Dr Gupta indulging in "publicity gimmick", says AIIMS

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences told a service tribunal that Dr Sudhir Kumar Gupta, head of its Forensic Medicine Department, was indulging in "publicity gimmick" by levelling charges of being pressurised over Sunanda Pushkar`s autopsy.

Jul 11, 2014, 21:51 PM IST

Autopsy reports fail time and again to help Delhi Police

With the postmortem of the British citizen, whose body was found in a plastic bag in southeast Delhi last Sunday, failing to identify the exact cause of his death, police investigation in yet another high-profile case has hit a roadblock due to inconclusive forensic reports.

May 04, 2014, 15:52 PM IST

Autopsy on Hoffman inconclusive, more tests needed: Official

The results of an autopsy on Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman`s body were inconclusive, and further tests have been ordered, the New York medical examiner`s office said Wednesday.

Feb 06, 2014, 01:25 AM IST

Doctors carry out post-mortem on Sunanda Pushkar`s body

A three-doctor panel was constituted to conduct the postmortem examination of union Minister Shashi Tharoor`s wife Sunanda Pushkar.

Jan 18, 2014, 12:11 PM IST