Botched surgeries: Chhattisgarh HC orders seizure of banned medicines

 The Chhattisgarh High Court has directed the state government to seize tainted and sub-standard medicines including Ciprocin-500, which have been banned after botched sterilisation surgeries here claimed 13 lives and left many critical.

Al Pacino `shocked` over close pal Mike Nichols' death
Al Pacino `shocked` over close pal Mike Nichols' death

 Al Pacino is shocked over his former co-star and close friendMike Nichols' death .

Julia Roberts pays tribute to Mike Nichols
Julia Roberts pays tribute to Mike Nichols

Actress Julia Roberts has paid tribute to late director Mike Nichols, calling him her "most cherished friend" in a touching tribute following his death on Wednesday.

Spain's Duchess of Alba, the world's most titled aristocrat, dies

Spain`s Duchess of Alba, one of Europe`s wealthiest aristocrats, died on Thursday, aged 88, after a short illness, media said. 

33-year-old Manipuri PhD scholar found dead in Delhi

33-year-old Manipuri PhD scholar, Zingran Kengoo, was found dead, lying in a pool of blood with his throat slit at his Kotla residence in south Delhi.

US-Somali shot dead in Mogadishu: Relatives

 A US-Somali engineer who had come back to his birth nation to help rebuild the war-torn country has become the latest returning expat to be shot dead by suspected Islamic extremists, his relatives told a news agency. 

Unfortunate to lose Rudhraiya: Sripriya

 Actress Sripriya, who featured in Rudhraiya-directed critically acclaimed 1978 Tamil film "Aval Appadithan", says the sudden demise of the filmmaker is very "unfortunate".

Six nurses killed in latest attack on Chinese medical workers

Seven people, including six nurses, were stabbed to death at a hospital dormitory in northern China on Thursday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, the latest in a string of attacks on medical workers.

Low Vitamin D levels may lead to early death

Vitamin D deficiency is not just bad for your bone health, it can also result in various other diseases leading to an early death, research shows.

Turkey recovers 10 bodies of trapped miners

Turkish rescue workers have recovered 10 bodies of miners trapped by a flooding accident last month, with search efforts continuing for eight still missing, reports said on Wednesday.

Diem Brown remembered by family and friends at funeral
Diem Brown remembered by family and friends at funeral

Family and friends of Diem Brown gathered for a funeral service for the reality star who passed away from cancer last week.

Life after Paul's death is not getting any better: Father
Life after Paul's death is not getting any better: Father

Paul Walker's father has revealed that we will always miss his son. The beloved actor passed away on November 30, 2013 at the age of 40. Walker was killed in a fatal car accident in Santa Clarita, California, reported Us magazine.

Doctors step up efforts to save ailing children

 A day after the death of five babies at the Government hospital here, authorities today enlisted a team of child specialists from the Institute of Child Health at Chennai for treating six other infants who have been put on ventilator.

Was joking about killing family: Amanda Bynes
Was joking about killing family: Amanda Bynes

Troubled actress Amanda Bynes has clarified that she was kidding about her desire to kill her family.

Congress leader Mohan Nag passes away

 Senior Congress leader and former Odisha minister Mohan Nag died at a private hospital here, family sources said on Sunday.

Botched surgeries: Mayawati demands dismissal of Chhattisgarh health minister

Condemning the death of Dalit and tribal women during government sponsored sterilisation camp in Chhattisgarh, BSP president Mayawati on Friday demanded immediate dismissal of the state health minister over the issue.

AIIMS doctors help Chhattisgarh doctors formulate sterilisation norms: JP Nadda

Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda said on Friday that the four AIIMS doctors, who were sent to a mass sterilisation camp in Chhattisgarh after 13 women died, have guided the doctors and helped set proper norms.

James Bond stuntman Jerry Alan dies

Jerry Alan, a stunt coordinator and stuntman who worked on three James Bond films and the 1993 Burt Reynolds comedy Cop and a Half, has died. He was 75.

UN organisations call for accountability for Chhattisgarh deaths

 The UN Population Fund and the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) have come out against "any forms of incentives" for adopting contraceptives and sought accountability for Chhattisgarh sterilisation deaths.

Chhattisgarh doctor blames tainted drugs for deaths after sterilisation surgery
Chhattisgarh doctor blames tainted drugs for deaths after sterilisation surgery

The doctor whose sterilisation of 83 women in less than three hours ended in at least a dozen deaths said on Thursday the express operations were his moral responsibility and blamed adulterated medicines for the tragedy.