sun stroke

Heat wave strikes Odisha, toll rises to 19 (Lead)

May 26th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 26 (IANS) A blistering heat wave Saturday swept across Odisha with the state recording a new high temperature of 46.7 degrees Celsius, as officials confirmed nine deaths, mostly ... Read more...

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Two voters die in third phase of Bengal elections (Third Lead)

April 27th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) The third phase of assembly elections in West Bengal Wednesday saw a women voter dying of sun stroke and another of head injury even as ... Read more...

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Over 85 percent turnout in Bengal’s peaceful phase two polling (Intro Roundup)

April 23rd, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) High on enthusiasm, West Bengal recorded above 85 percent turnout as the second phase of balloting for the high-voltage state assembly polls passed off peacefully ... Read more...

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India needs an ambitous programme on water optimisation (Opinion)

June 13th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan It is, indeed, ironic that, even after 62 years of self-rule, Pranab Mukherjee, the finance minister of India, says an often-erratic annual wind phenomenon called the monsoon that switches ... Read more...

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Heat wave claims 26 lives in Andhra Pradesh

May 14th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 14 (IANS) The severe heat wave in Andhra Pradesh Friday claimed 26 lives, taking the toll to 44 in two days, officials said. Almost the entire state is in the ... Read more...

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Elephant calf dies of heat stroke in Orissa

April 23rd, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 23 (IANS) With the mercury sizzling at more than 45 degrees Celsius in the state, a baby elephant died of heat stroke in Orissa's Balasore district, an official said Friday. The ... Read more...

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Intense heat in West Bengal claims two lives

April 12th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Two people died of sunstroke in Bankura and Howrah districts in West Bengal, health department officials said. The deaths took place in Bankura's Gajantala area and Howrah district's ... Read more...

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20 girl students suffer sun stroke, fall unconscious

March 9th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 9 (IANS) As many as 20 girl students suffered a sun stroke and fell unconscious Tuesday at a government school near Chhattisgarh's capital city, officials said. They have been hospitalised. ... Read more...

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It is Delhi’s hottest April day in 50 years (Lead)

April 29th, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Delhi Wednesday recorded the hotest April day in the last 50 years with mercury touching 43.5 degrees Celsius, causing acute discomfort to the people in the capital. ... Read more...

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Two polling officials die of sun stroke in Orissa

April 23rd, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Bhubaneswar, Apr 23 (ANI): Two polling officials died and two others fell ill due to sun stroke in Orissa's Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar Districts on Thursday.According to officials, the heat ... Read more...

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Patna zoo gets coolers

April 21st, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by admin
Patna, April 21 (ANI): In an initiative to protect animals and birds from scorching heat during this summer, authorities at the Patna zoo have installed fans and sprinklers.Arrangements have also ... Read more...

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Mercury rises in Orissa, 10 dead

April 20th, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, April 20 (IANS) At least 10 people have died of sun stroke in Orissa where the maximum temperature has crossed 42 degrees Celsius in parts of the state, an official said ... Read more...

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