Garuda Purana is one of the eighteen Puranas which are part of the Hindu body of texts known as smriti. The epic is in the form of a conversation between Lord Vishnu and Garuda primarily emphasizing the reason and meaning of human life.
Delhi remained in the grip of panic over dengue as two minor girls died of it taking the toll to 16 on a day the number of people down with the mosquito-borne fever crossed 2,000 as hospitals across the city continued to reel under acute pressure.
In a tragic case, the parents of a seven-year-old boy who died of suspected dengue after allegedly being denied admission by two prominent private hospitals here committed suicide by jumping from a four- storeyed building in south Delhi's Lado Sarai.
As many as 154 infants died in different hospitals in Kandhamal between April and July, reflecting the abysmal state of infant and child health care in the tribal-dominated district, which did not have even one paediatrician till last month.