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25-year-old man dies due to COVID-19 in UP’s Gorakhpur

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh): A 25-year-old man from Basti district, who died on Monday evening in Gorakhpur’s BRD Medical College, has become the first COVID-19-linked death in Uttar Pradesh. His samples tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, two days after he died. Government officials are now worried about the number of people who may […]

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Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: Doctor seeks apology from Yogi govt

Gorakhpur: Suspended paediatrician Kafeel Khan, who was recently exonerated of charges of medical negligence and corruption in the death of 70 children at Gorakhpur’s BRD Hospital, has sought an apology from the Uttar Pradesh government for the “trauma” that he and his family went through. The deaths were caused by disruption in oxygen supply between August […]

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Dr Kafeel Khan gets clean chit two years after Gorakhpur hospital tragedy

Gorakhpur: A departmental inquiry has absolved pediatrician Dr Kafeel Khan of the charges of medical negligence, corruption and dereliction of duty on the day more than 60 children died at Gorakhpur’s BRD Medical College due to oxygen shortage in August 2017. The report comes two years after Khan was suspended from the hospital and spent nine […]

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Man asked to give 71 sheep to woman’s husband as ‘compensation’ for elopement – 2 min read

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh): The value of a woman was equated to that of 71 sheep in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur, where a man was asked to compensate his lover’s husband with the flock for taking away the wife. According to reports, a panchayat in Pipraich asked the man to give 71 sheep to the woman’s husband as […]