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Student dies after slipping in Odisha's Bhima kund while taking selfie

A student from Cuttack district died on December 30 after he slipped into a water body at Bhima Kunda. The student had slipped while he was taking selfie with his friends.

Dec 31, 2018, 10:02 AM IST

Centre asks states to identify selfie accident-prone zones

The Centre has asked the state governments to identify tourist spots where accidents occur frequently when people take selfies, following reports of several such incidents.

Apr 03, 2018, 17:47 PM IST

Selfie gone wrong: Minor accidentally kills cousin with pistol while clicking pictures

In a shocking incident, a Class 11 student accidentally shot his 23-year-old cousin while trying to take a selfie together, while posing with the pistol. 

Mar 10, 2018, 11:22 AM IST

Counsellor dies while clicking selfie on 4th floor of hospital

Councilor dies while clicking selfie at 4th floor of hospital. Watch to know more.

Feb 07, 2018, 12:22 PM IST

Watch: Hyderabad man run over by speeding train while taking a selfie

The disturbing video surfaced on Wednesday and went viral with many netizens describing the stunt as "height of stupidity".

Jan 25, 2018, 07:50 AM IST

Woman, her son drown while taking selfie in Odisha

A 30-year-old woman and her five-year-old son drowned in a river in Odisha's Rayagada district during a selfie session, police said on Wednesday.

Jan 17, 2018, 15:44 PM IST

Girl drowns in pond while taking selfie

A girl has died after falling in the cooling pond of Bokaro Steel Plant while taking selfie, police said here.

Nov 14, 2017, 11:12 AM IST

For a selfie on the tracks, Delhi teen gets run over by train

Police probing whether he was listening to music while crossing the railway tracks

Oct 04, 2017, 08:49 AM IST

Man killed, another critically injured while taking selfie in West Bengal's Nadia

A man was killed and his friend critically injured on Tuesday after a train hit them while taking a selfie near a railway crossing in Kalyani in Nadia district, a GRP official said.

Sep 19, 2017, 19:06 PM IST

To avert selfie deaths, Railways issue advisory - No phone, music while crossing tracks, no photography while travelling

A group of students was taking selfies near the door of an EMU train when suddenly one of them fell down from it and was killed between Liluah and Belur railway stations on Thursday.

Apr 14, 2017, 18:54 PM IST

Selfie death: Two drown in river while clicking picture in Telangana

The desire to take a selfie led to the deaths of two engineering students who were drowned in Telangana`s Khammam district on Saturday

Nov 12, 2016, 17:49 PM IST

Five engineering students drown in Telangana reservoir while taking selfies

Clicking a selfie turned out to be fatal for five youths who drowned in a water reservoir in Telangana on Saturday while trying to save one of their friends. 

Sep 18, 2016, 05:19 AM IST

SHOCKING: National level athlete dies while taking selfie

Strangely, India has the dubious distinction of having the highest number of selfie deaths in the world, with more than 25 victims so far.

Jul 30, 2016, 23:00 PM IST

Selfie craze claims seven young lives as students drown in river Ganga

The selfie craze doesn't seem to be dying anytime soon, but a lot of people are dying because of it. 


Jun 22, 2016, 20:13 PM IST

Urge to click selfie while hanging from rickety scaffolding leaves two women injured; paralysed after fall

The urge to click a selfie while hanging from a rickety scaffolding in coastal village of Anjuna proved costly for two women tourists, who suffered spine injuries, rendering them paralysed.

Feb 25, 2016, 14:23 PM IST

Selfie rage takes another life: Schoolboy mowed down by train in Chennai

A teenaged boy was hit by a speeding train in Chennai on Sunday while he was trying to click himself on the railway track.

Feb 01, 2016, 11:02 AM IST

16 places in Mumbai where you should not take selfies

Police officers patrolling the selected areas have been briefed to warn people against taking selfies.

Jan 12, 2016, 16:40 PM IST