Drug overdose

Nine backpackers critically ill after drug overdose in Australia

Nine backpackers critically ill after drug overdose in Australia

 As per the WA Police, Hyoscine is a prescription drug – also known as Scopolamine – used in low doses as a sedative and for the treatment of travel sickness.  

Jan 04, 2018, 12:31 PM IST
New painkillers promise relief, reduce overdose risk

New painkillers promise relief, reduce overdose risk

Numerous people die every day from opioid overdoses, which causes breathing problem in a person and eventually stop the breathing.

Nov 17, 2017, 12:43 PM IST
Ban late-night parties in the state, demands Goa minister Vinod Palienkar

Ban late-night parties in the state, demands Goa minister Vinod Palienkar

Goa minister Vinod Palienkar has demanded a ban on outdoor music events, including rave parties, after two youngsters died at two separate raves in the popular beach village of Anjuna in North Goa possibly due to drug overdose.

Aug 14, 2017, 09:52 AM IST
Nigerian students assaulted: Five detained, Sushma Swaraj speaks to UP CM, promises action; new attack video emerges

Nigerian students assaulted: Five detained, Sushma Swaraj speaks to UP CM, promises action; new attack video emerges

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday assured that an impartial probe will be conducted in connection with the attack on four Nigerian students, who sustained severe injuries after being assaulted by a group of local residents in Greater Noida's Pari Chowk area.

Mar 28, 2017, 09:37 AM IST

Court order narrows pop icon Prince's potential heirs to six

A Minnesota judge overseeing Prince's estate narrowed down the wide pool of potential heirs for the late superstar's fortune today, ruling out nearly 30 claimants while ordering genetic testing for six purported family members.

Jul 30, 2016, 03:58 AM IST
Prince's guitar, Bowie's hair fetch USD 150,000 at auction

Prince's guitar, Bowie's hair fetch USD 150,000 at auction

An electric guitar owned by Prince and a lock of David Bowie's hair have sold at an auction here for a total of more than USD 150,000.

Jun 27, 2016, 11:10 AM IST
America witnesses surge in deaths caused by overdose of drug more stronger than heroin

America witnesses surge in deaths caused by overdose of drug more stronger than heroin

10 people died over a period of 12 days from drug overdose in the Sacramento area.

Apr 07, 2016, 14:31 PM IST

Drug overdose deaths in US hit record high

The report said more people die a year from drug related overdoses in the US than they do from road traffic accidents, where fewer than 33,000 of crashes end in fatalities.

Dec 21, 2015, 16:31 PM IST
Sheena Bora murder accused Indrani Mukerjea critical, conflicting findings on drug overdose

Sheena Bora murder accused Indrani Mukerjea critical, conflicting findings on drug overdose

The mystery over whether Indrani Mukerjea, prime accused in the murder of her daughter Sheena Bora, attempted suicide deepened on Saturday.

Oct 03, 2015, 21:58 PM IST
Indrani Mukerjea's FSL report rules out drug overdose, says no chemicals found in stomach wash

Indrani Mukerjea's FSL report rules out drug overdose, says no chemicals found in stomach wash

Indrani Mukerjea's FSL report rules out drug overdose, says no chemicals found in stomach wash  

Oct 03, 2015, 18:40 PM IST

Two youths die of suspected drug overdose in Goa

The death of two youths, allegedly of drug overdose, after birthday celebrations at a Goa village has generated a controversy here.

Apr 21, 2015, 09:00 AM IST

'Mortal Kombat' star Darren Shahlavi dies due to possible overdose

Actor Darren Shahlavi has died due to apparent overdose. He was 42.

Jan 21, 2015, 12:05 PM IST

Drug overdose epidemic to recede soon: Study

The drug overdose epidemic will peak at about 50,000 annual deaths in 2017 before declining to a non-epidemic state of approximately 6,000 deaths in the year 2035, says a US-based study.

Jan 07, 2015, 18:01 PM IST

Blaming Goa festival death on drugs not right: CM

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar Friday criticised the opposition for pre-maturely claiming that a drug overdose led to the death of Bollywood designer Isha Mantry at a Goa music festival earlier this week.

Jan 02, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

Goa festival death: Isha Mantry was drunk insists minister

 Even as forensic experts are conducting a post-mortem on the body of 27-year-old Isha Mantry, who died under mysterious circumstances at a music festival Monday night, Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar Wednesday repeatedly insisted that the Bollywood designer was "drunk" way after the event wound up.

Dec 31, 2014, 20:27 PM IST

Designer Isha Mantry's death shocks Pooja Bhatt

Actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt says she can’t believe that designer Isha Mantry is no more.

Dec 31, 2014, 14:26 PM IST

Mumbai-based designer Isha Mantry dies in Goa; drug overdose suspected

A Mumbai-based costume designer, Isha Mantry who was in Goa for the new year celebrations, died allegedly due to drug overdose on Tuesday.

Dec 30, 2014, 23:53 PM IST

Mumbai woman dies in Goa due to suspected drug overdose

A Mumbai-based woman who was in Goa for new year celebrations, died allegedly due to drug overdose, police said on Tuesday.

Dec 30, 2014, 15:21 PM IST
Mel B was hospitalised due to drug overdose

Mel B was hospitalised due to drug overdose

Singer Mel B was hospitalised last week because she had an accidental overdose, mixing tranquilizers and alcohol, reports say.

Dec 21, 2014, 20:32 PM IST

`Glee` stars remember Cory Monteith on death anniversary

Lea Michele and `Glee` stars marked Cory Monteith`s death anniversary on Sunday by remembering the tragic star.

Jul 14, 2014, 12:59 PM IST