Left Menu
Development News Edition

3 passengers onboard Shramik Special trains dead

PTI | Kanpur | Updated: 24-05-2020 00:54 IST | Created: 24-05-2020 00:54 IST
3 passengers onboard Shramik Special trains dead

Three persons onboard separate Shramik Special trains lost their lives due to various ailment, officials said here on Saturday. "Family members of the deceased said all were suffering from serious ailment. The travel history of all the three deceased passengers was taken,” Kanpur District Magistrate Brahma Deo Ram Tiwari said. Giving details about the deceased, he said Naichinalyu Disang (23), a resident of Nagaland, was going from Delhi to Dimapur. "She was suffering from liver ailments," Tiwari said. As she coughed and vomited in the train, other passengers got terrified, he added. The district magistrate said the body reached Kanpur Central Station at around 10.00 am. “Sample has been taken to check for the presence of novel coronavirus. She was working at a spa in Himachal Pradesh,” he said. Tiwari said Rajendra Prasad (50), a resident of Unnao, died on the Lucknow-bound special train from Andhra Pradesh. Munni Devi (80), a resident of Siwan district in Bihar, died onboard the special train going from Surat to Siwan, the senior official informed. PTI CORR NAV SRY



Rethinking Rural Livelihoods in the Times of COVID-19

The reverse migration caused by COVID 19 pandemic has put an additional burden of about one crore people on Indian villages particularly in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Bengal and Odisha. Besides increasing the risk of spreading the ...

‘Discounted Deaths’ and COVID 19: Anthropology of Death and Emotions

Death is a social event rather than the mere cessation of biological functions. As seen by anthropologists, death is not just physical but intensely social, cultural, and political....

Indigenous knowledge of communities a must for maximizing impact of community work

Generally, it has been observed that the majority of the academicians in higher education institutions neglect the wisdom of community people and throw their weight around thinking that they know everything and the community knows nothing. ...

In rebuking FBR, Pakistan’s courts take a stand for public health

The system, if implemented effectively, will allow Pakistans revenue service to combat the illicit trade in tobacco products and potentially add hundreds of millions of dollars to the states budget each year. ...


Latest News

Federal inmate dies after being pepper sprayed by guards

A federal jail inmate in New York City died on Wednesday after correctional officers sprayed him with pepper spray, the Bureau of Prisons said. Officers sprayed Jamel Floyd, a 35-year-old black man after he barricaded himself in his cell at...

Chinese and Iranian hackers targeted Biden and Trump campaigns, Google says

State-backed hackers from China have targeted staffers working on the U.S. presidential campaign of Democrat Joe Biden, a senior Google security official said on Thursday. The same official said Iranian hackers had recently targeted email a...

Group: Lack of virus tests pushes Afghanistan toward crisis

A prominent international aid organization has warned that Afghanistan is on the brink of a humanitarian disaster because the government is unable to test at least 80 of possible coronavirus cases. The International Rescue Committee on Tues...

Washington mayor says out-of-state troops should leave U.S. capital

The mayor of Washington on Thursday called for the withdrawal from the U.S. capital of military units sent from outside the city as demonstrators gathered for a seventh day of protests against police brutality and racism.We want troops from...

Give Feedback