Death threats made to BBC chief after Clarkson axe

British police were on Sunday investigating death threats against BBC director-general Tony Hall following his decision to drop popular "Top Gear" presenter Jeremy Clarkson.

President condoles demise of PR Kyndiah

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday condoled the demise of Congress leader PR Kyndiah, saying that the country has lost an eminent personality.

Five killed, one missing in coal mine accident in China

Five miners were killed while one worker was missing due to a flood in a shale mine in central China's Hunan Province, official media reported on Saturday.

Former Mizoram chief minister Brigadier Sailo dies at 93

Veteran Mizo leader and former Mizoram chief minister Brigadier T Sailo died at a private hospital here following heart failure. He was 93. He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.

Woman dies days after sterilisation surgery in UP

A 32-year-old woman, who had undergone a surgery at a sterilisation camp earlier this week, died on Saturday at a private hospital here, triggering protest by her family members, district officials said.

Sleeping too much or too less can actually kill you

If you tend sleep over 9 hours or less than 6, chances are you might die early.

Stampede kills 10 Hindu pilgrims in Bangladesh

At least 10 Hindu pilgrims, including seven women, were killed and 50 others injured on Friday in a stampede when hundreds of thousands converged for the annual 'Ashtami Snan' on the banks of the Old Brahmaputra River outside the Bangladeshi capital.

Pakistan militant spokesman phones to deny death

A spokesman for Pakistani militant group called journalists on Thursday to assure them he was alive after Pakistani intelligence officials claimed he was among 30 fighters killed in air strikes in the northwestern Khyber region.

MP Governor's son Shailesh, accused in MPPEB scam, dies

Shailesh Yadav, the son of Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav, has died in Lucknow, a report said on Wednesday.

Madhya Pradesh Governor's son, accused in MPPEB scam, dies in Lucknow
Madhya Pradesh Governor's son, accused in MPPEB scam, dies in Lucknow

Shailesh Yadav, the son of Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav, was on Wednesday found dead at the Governor's official residence in Lucknow.

I went crazy after Paul Walker's death: Michelle Rodriguez
I went crazy after Paul Walker's death: Michelle Rodriguez

Actress Michelle Rodriguez says she went through an emotional upheaval after the demise of her "Fast and Furious" co-star Paul Walker in 2013.

After Lee, Singapore looks beyond his authoritarian legacy

 The death of Lee Kuan Yew has generated calls for Singapore to escape the shadow of its authoritarian founder and his "culture of fear", and begin a debate on embracing freedoms needed to power growth and innovation.

Lily James opens up about late father
Lily James opens up about late father

"Cinderella" actress Lily James has revealed the heartbreaking memory of losing her father aged 19 helped her relate to her latest film role.

Singapore mourns demise of Lee Kuan Yew: 'Won't see another man like him'
Singapore mourns demise of Lee Kuan Yew: 'Won't see another man like him'

Singaporeans were left in tears and the entire nation was in deep mourning as their founding father and first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, known for his fierce leadership, lost the battle to pneumonia and passed away on Monday morning.

Avalanche kills three in J&K's BanihalThree, including minor boy, killed in avalanche in J&K's Banihal

Two women and a boy were killed as an avalanche hit the mountainous belt of Mahoo area in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday morning, police said.

Six infants die in Malda Medical College Hospital

At least six infants born "underweight and malnourished", five of them new born, have died at Malda Medical College Hospital here, hospital official said on Friday.

Solapur Zilla Parishad to pay Rs 5 lakh for girl's death due to delay in treatment

The Bombay High Court has directed Solapur Zilla Parishad to pay Rs 5 lakhs compensation to a man whose five-year-old daughter died as she could not get medical treatment in time due to delay in release of government funds.

Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser dead at 84

Former Australian prime minister Malcolm Fraser passed away on Friday after a short illness at the age of 84.

FBI probe after Mississippi black man found hanging from tree

The FBI opened an investigation into the death of a black man whose body was found hanging Thursday from a tree in the southern US state of Mississippi, officials said.

'Stubborn' Karnataka ​govt trying to hush up IAS officer's death case: Shettar

Leader of Opposition in the Karnataka Assembly, Jagadish Shettar, on Thursday accused the Siddaramaiah-led state government of acting in a stubborn manner over IAS officer DK Ravi's death case, and said that it was trying to hush up the matter by not agreeing to the demand for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe.