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Mexico mass poisoning: Nearly 60 students mysteriously fall ill, one critical

The mass poisoning on Friday was the third at Chiapas schools reported in local media over the past two weeks, spooking students and prompting outrage from parents.

Screengrab from viral video on Twitter of a chaotic scene as parents and elders carry school children in a hospital hallway. (Twitter)
Screengrab from viral video on Twitter of a chaotic scene as parents and elders carry school children in a hospital hallway. (Twitter)
Published on Oct 09, 2022 09:40 AM IST

13 die in 4 Assam districts within a week after eating wild mushrooms

Following severe reactions triggered after eating the mushrooms, the victims were admitted to Assam Medical College Hospital (AMCH) in Dibrugarh district, the official said.

Thirteen persons, including a child, have died in four districts of Upper Assam within a week after consuming poisonous wild mushrooms, a health official privy to the matter said on Wednesday. (Shutterstock/representative use)
Thirteen persons, including a child, have died in four districts of Upper Assam within a week after consuming poisonous wild mushrooms, a health official privy to the matter said on Wednesday. (Shutterstock/representative use)
Updated on Apr 14, 2022 02:02 AM IST

Bengal professors' body questions rationale behind 'drinking poison' by teachers

West Bengal College and University Professors Association (WBCUPA) President Krishnakali Basu told a press meet that it is unbecoming on the part of a true teacher, "that too involved in children's education", to carry a bottle of poison during a demonstration and "it was part of a conspiracy to foment trouble".

Police personnel deployed at the emergency gate of NRS Hospital where three teachers are admitted. The teachers attempted suicide on Tuesday, in Kolkata. (PTI Photo.)
Police personnel deployed at the emergency gate of NRS Hospital where three teachers are admitted. The teachers attempted suicide on Tuesday, in Kolkata. (PTI Photo.)
Published on Aug 27, 2021 02:25 PM IST

Female contractual teachers allegedly consumed poison in Kolkata over job woes

The agitating teachers, all members of a platform for contractual school teachers, 'Sikshak Oikyo Mancha', had been seeking regularisation of services and revocation of transfer orders that have forced some of them to move to places that are far from their homes.

All five teachers were taken to a state-run hospital, where the condition of four was stated to be serious, police said. (HT File Photo)
All five teachers were taken to a state-run hospital, where the condition of four was stated to be serious, police said. (HT File Photo)
Published on Aug 24, 2021 11:33 PM IST

'Spurious liquor' case: Suspect dies day after turning up at police station

After arriving at the police station, the suspect was taken to hospital due to 'ill health.' However, he could not be saved.

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Image used only for representative purpose
Published on Jul 31, 2021 10:33 PM IST
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