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    Mumbai: Road rage kills one in Chembur, two arrested

    Mumbai: Nehru Nagar Police have arrested two history-sheeters on Monday night for the murder of a 43-year-old man in a road rage incident at Chembur. The incident occurred on September 10. The deceased used to work at a plastic manufacturing company. He was allegedly assaulted by the accused for asking them why they were riding on the wrong side of the road.

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    Shocking! Naval officer Neeraj Kumar found dead at INS Kardip in Andaman and Nicobar

    A shocking incident of death has been reported from INS Kardip in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. A case of an unnatural death of an officer Lt Commander Neeraj Kumar has been reported by ANI. According to the news agency’s report, the case has been handed over to local police for necessary investigations. The Indian Navy has stated that the next of the kin of the officers have been informed.

  • 2013 Mumbra building collapse: Trial awaits TMC officer, corporator

    Mumbai: Nearly five years after 76 innocents were crushed to death in a seven storey building which had collapsed – Lucky Compound in Mumbra — the Bombay High Court on Tuesday refused to discharge a senior civic official of Thane Municipal Corporation and a then sitting corporator.

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    Men kidnapped by Naxals from Chandigarh found dead in Gadchiroli

    Nagpur: The bodies of two persons abducted by Naxals on August 26 from Chhattisgarh were found Sunday in Gadchiroli district, about 300 kms from here, a senior police official said. Gadchiroli Superintendent of Police Shailesh Balkawade said that Sona Padha (35) and Somji Padha (40) had been kidnapped by Naxals from Bande village in Chhattisgarh on August 26. Their bodies were found Sunday morning by the side of Tadguda road in Gatta

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    Uttar Pradesh: Man lynched to death by group villagers over suspicion of being thief

    Muzaffarnagar: A man was lynched in Bijopur here by a group villagers on the suspicion of being a thief, police said today. The incident took place last evening and a case of murder was registered against several people. Two persons were arrested, Station House Officer (SHO), Chapar, Subhash Rathore said.

  • Mumbai: 16-year-old Kandivli slum dweller dies of leptospirosis

    Mumbai: A 16-year-old Kandivli resident, Tanmay Pradnye, died of leptospirosis on July 28. According to the epidemiology cell of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), they have not received any information about the seventh death due to leptospirosis. Dr Padmaja Keskar, executive health officer, BMC, has said the death of Tanmay due to leptospirosis is yet to be registered with the public health department.

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    Yesteryear Telugu actress Annapurna’s daughter Keerthi commits suicide

    Hyderabad: The daughter of a yesteryear Telugu film actress Annapurna committed suicide on Saturday in Hyderabad. Police confirmed that the incident took place in the morning, wherein the daughter who has been identified as Keerthi committed suicide at Annapurna’s residence.

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    Mumbai: Another abandoned dengue patient dies after getting discharge from hospital

    Mumbai: A day after a dengue patient was found dead in the canteen of the civic-run BYL Nair Hospital, another case of an abandoned orthopaedic patient, who died within 20 hours of being discharged from the hospital, has been reported.  Sitaram Badekar, 76, an abandoned patient from Kamathipura, Nagpada, was admitted to the hospital on July 9, after he fell in his room and fractured his leg. “The patient was given proper

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    Mumbai: 60-year-old missing dengue patient found dead in unused canteen of Nair Hospital

    Mumbai: After suddenly going ‘missing’ from the general ward of the civic-run Nair Hospital, a 60-year-old man from Dharavi was found dead in an unused canteen of the hospital on Monday. The man, a dengue patient, had been admitted on July 22. According to hospital staff, since hundreds of patients were similarly dressed (in hospital-issued clothing), they could not identify the missing man in time.

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    Mumbai Rains: 38 people died in first month of monsoon

    Mumbai: Just one month into the monsoon, Mumbai has already witnessed 38 deaths and 56 injuries. Last year in the same period, there were 26 deaths reported in rain-related incidents. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) data shows that nearly 1,700 rain-related incidents, ranging from house collapse to drowning and tree fall, have been reported since June 1 this year. Half of the 38 deaths have been reported this week alone.

  • Japan floods: Death toll from devastating floods rises to 141

    Japan floods: Death toll from devastating floods rises to 141

    Tokyo: At least 141 people are now known to have died in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain in western Japan as rescuers are digging through mud and rubble in a race to find survivors, with dozens missing. It is the highest death toll caused by rainfall that Japan has seen in more than three decades. More than 70,000 rescue workers, including the fire service and the Army, were involved in

  • Maharashtra: 5 lynched to death by villagers in Dhule on suspicion of being child-lifters

    DHULE: It is yet another case of low tolerance threshold in a society bedevilled with fault lines and social cleavages – which, of late, is manifesting in mindless violence. Abetting the trend is ‘fake news’ and the misuse of the digital tool – the latest being the social media-fuelled hysteria about gangs out on the streets to kidnap children.

  • Mumbai: 14-year-old girl leaps to death from eighth floor in Kandivali

    Mumbai: A 14-year-old girl jumped from the eighth floor of a posh housing society of Thakur Village in Kandivali (east) on Thursday evening and died. The whole incident was captured on cellphone by a man who lives in a tower opposite the building from where the girl, Harshika Mayavashi, leapt off to death.

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    Mumbai Plane Crash: Read how lunch break saved 30 workers from death

    Mumbai: A lunch break saved the lives of nearly 30 workers, who would have otherwise been present at the site where the chartered plane crashed at Ghatkopar.  A pedestrian walking on the road got killed along with both the pilots and engineers. Also, co-engineer Surbhi Gupta who was on board the aircraft and got killed was reportedly pregnant. Also, three people were injured, including two labourers and one pedestrian. The bodies of the

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    Mumbai: Leptospirosis claims second life in the city

    Mumbai: A day after the first death of suspected leptospirosis, the city witnessed another such case on Tuesday. A 28-year-old man died of suspected leptospirosis. However, a senior civic health official maintained that the cause of death will only be confirmed after the epidemiology death review committee report. Imtiaz Mohammed Ali, a resident of Shivaji Nagar, Govandi, was reported to be suffering from severe fever, headache and joint pain,