Encephalitis claims first victim in Bihar this year

A child has died due to the deadly mosquito-borne disease Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district - the first in the state this year, an official said on Saturday.

Tiger kills five-year-old in Bihar national park

A tiger mauled a five-year-old child to death in a national park in Bihar's West Champaran district, a forest official said on Friday.

Bihar: Former MLA dies after falling from terrace

An 84-year-old former MLA, Magan Insan, died of shock after falling from his terrace in Katihar district of Bihar on Thursday.

Cleric shot dead in Uttar Pradesh

A 50-year-old cleric was shot dead allegedly by three unidentified persons in Mimlana road locality here, police said on Thursday.

Winter chill kills 20 times more people than hot weather

When it comes to death toll due to weather, cold winters claim 20 times more lives than hot summers, finds an international study.

Case of dowry death resurfaces in Ghaziabad

A case of dowry death has resurfaces in Ghaziabad.

Russian activists say find fresh graves of soldiers killed in Ukraine

 Russian opposition activists investigating the deaths of three special forces soldiers said Wednesday their findings indicate that elite Russian army reconnaissance units are operating in Ukraine.

Eight killed, 19 injured in train collision in UP

At least eight people were killed and 19 others were injured when a tractor trolley collided with a train at a railway crossing on Najibabad Kotdwar road near Samirpur in Bijnor.

'BA Pass' director, Shilpa Shukla condole Shikha Joshi death

 Calling the death of Shikha Joshi 'sad and painful', "BA Pass" director Ajay Bahl and the movie's lead star Shilpa Shukla condoled her demise.

Model Shikha Joshi found dead in Mumbai residence

Model-actress Shikha Joshi was reportedly found dead at her home in Mumbai in mysterious circumstances.

In India, 1,300 die of cancer every day

With more than 1,300 persons succumbing to cancer every day, it has become one of the major causes of death occurring in the country due to communicable and life-style ailments, followed by tuberculosis.

Even modest exercise good for the elderly

 Even modest and regular exercise is good for the elderly as it decreases the risk of death among them, a new study says.

Three killed in rain-related mishaps in Tamil Nadu

Three persons were killed and eight injured in rain-related incidents in Tamil Nadu as widespread rains continued here, police said on Thursday.

Two inmates found dead inside Tihar Central Jail

Two inmates were found dead inside the Tihar Central Jail here, police said on Thursday.

Two men shot dead in broad daylight shooting in Delhi's Rajender Nagar

Two men shot dead in broad daylight shooting in Rajender Nagar

40 million deaths go unreported every year: Study

As many as 40 million deaths go unrecorded each year while another 40 million are born unknown to demographers, according to a new Lancet study which suggests cell phones could help fix the problem.

Texas, Arkansas governors declare disasters after deadly tornadoes

The governors of Texas and Arkansas declared disasters on Monday in parts of their states hit by tornadoes and floods in a storm series that slammed central states, leaving at least four people dead, injuring more than 50 and reducing buildings to splinters.

Road rage case: DTC strike hits commuters, Delhi govt invokes ESMA
Road rage case: DTC strike hits commuters, Delhi govt invokes ESMA

Delhi Transport Corporation bus drivers went on strike on Monday to protest against the death of a 42-year-old bus driver in an alleged road rage incident.

Seven bodies found in DR Congo`s restive east

 At least seven bodies have been found in an eastern region of Democratic Republic of Congo where a series of massacres has left more than 300 people dead in seven months, local authorities said Saturday.

Four Macedonia police injured in clashes near Kosovo border

 Macedonia, hit by a deep political crisis, was further shaken Saturday when four police officers were injured in clashes with an armed group near the Kosovo border, with some reports talking of fatalities.