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North East

Engineering student found dead in Shillong college

Shillong, May 6: An engineering student was found dead in the hostel of her college in Shillong on Monday, officials said. The incident happened at the Shillong Polytechnic in the Mawlai police station area, they said. The body of the 24-year-old woman, a student of civil engineering, was found hanging with a gamocha or towel from the window grill, they added. Police said they suspect that the woman, a resident of Tura in West Garo Hills, died by suicide. The body was sent to the Civil Hospital for post-mortem examination...
North East

3 dead, 16 injured as speeding milk tanker ploughs into crowd in Sikkim

Gangtok, February 11: Three persons were killed and 16 injured when a speeding milk tanker ploughed into a crowd at Ranipool in Gangtok district, police said on Sunday. A crowd had gathered at the mela ground Ranipool, about 11 km from here, to play tombola when the speeding milk tanker ploughed into them around 7:30 pm on Saturday, the police said. The driver of the tanker has been arrested, they said. All the injured persons were rushed to Central Referral Hospital where doctors declared two persons were brought dead and...
North East

Assam: Newborn declared dead, found alive in crematorium

Silchar, October 5: A newborn, who was declared dead by doctors at a private hospital here, was later found alive leading to tension in the area, an official said on Thursday. The newborn’s father Ratan Das claimed that he took his wife to a private hospital on Tuesday evening where doctors said it was a difficult pregnancy and they could save either the mother or the child. ”We allowed them to perform the delivery and they said my wife gave birth to a stillborn. On Wednesday morning, the hospital authorities...
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