Friday, 30 September, 2022

Topic: death

Why do we mourn those we don’t know? Queen Elizabeth’s death prompted grief across the world

Here's what explains the 'familiarity' we felt by 'knowing' Queen Elizabeth II.

Former Planning Commission member & prominent economist Abhijit Sen dies of heart attack

In a career spanning more than four decades, Abhijit Sen taught economics at New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University, and held several important government positions.

Sonali Phogat murder case: Goa Police arrests 2 more persons including restaurant owner

Police said they have arrested the owner of Curlies beach shack in Anjuna and a suspected drug peddler Dattprashad Gaonkar taking the total arrests in the case to four.

Telangana BJP leader Gnanendra Prasad found dead at his residence in Hyderabad

Prasad was found hanging from a fan when police reached the spot. Police said the reason for his suicide is not known yet, but he was staying at his penthouse for the past few days.

Yale researchers make hearts of pigs beat again hours after death. It’s a big deal

Study authors were able to determine death as multi-step process instead of immediate process within narrowly defined timeframe. Findings published in 'Nature' Wednesday.

Once, you could die of a ‘broken heart’. Now ‘too much’ happiness can kill you too

Researchers in Germany have described patients with takotsubo syndrome triggered by happy events. And it was observed mostly in men.

‘ICU is a terrible place to die’: When letting go of treatment is the best choice

Some doctors and NGOs are working to ensure that patients with terminal or incurable conditions experience a better quality of life—and death.

Pakistanis mourn Lata Mangeshkar too, say ‘even 1,000 Pakistan cannot compensate this loss’

Pakistani minister Fawad Chaudhry to actor Imran Abbas, Pakistanis react to Lata Mangeshkar's demise. For them, 'the age of classical music ends today'.

India working closely with Canadian authorities to investigate death of Indian family: MEA

Canadian authorities informed MEA that the death of the four Indians, near its border with the US, has been determined to be consistent with exposure to outdoor elements.

Indian family from Gujarat that froze to death near US-Canada border identified

Four Indian nationals, were found dead near Emerson, Manitoba on 19 January. According to Canadian authorities, the cause of death was due to exposure.

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File photo of man walking past RBI logo in its Mumbai headquarters | Reuters

India’s current account deficit widens to 2.8% of GDP in Q1, highest in nearly 4 years

RBI data shows that India's CAD was around $23.90 billion in the first quarter of FY-22/23. Following the rising prices of commodities globally, the trade deficit also has been affected.


Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.