West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.22

Woman’s death drives children to suicide

Three siblings drank carbolic acid in an apparent suicide bid in their home in West Burdwan’s Hirapur on Thursday after losing their mother less than a day before. The eldest sister reportedly ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

Education  /  Published 04.01.22

Another virus surge has colleges in the US fearing a mental health emergency

The mood was already strained at West Virginia University, US, as students hunkered down for finals in December. Then an employee found an anonymous letter in a men’s bathroom, embellished with ...
By Anemona Hartocollis

World  /  Published 02.01.22

Kabul bomber with Delhi past

Four months after an Islamic State suicide bomber killed scores of people, including 13 American service members, outside the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, US and foreign intelligence officials have ...
By Eric Schmitt in Washington

News  /  Published 25.12.21

Salt Lake doctor kills herself, teacher husband held

A doctor who used to stay with her family at a Salt Lake apartment died at a government hospital after drinking a liquid from a bottle at home, police said. Soma Choudhury's husband Sanjoy Kumar ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Health  /  Published 22.12.21

Why India need a national suicide prevention strategy

India struggles with its suicide concerns. The subcontinent has the highest number of deaths due to suicide, with the population aged 15-39 years being most affected. The World Health Organization (WH...
By Dr Debanjan Banerjee


West Bengal  /  Published 22.12.21

Patient found hanging in hospital washroom

A 50-year-old patient at the Siliguri district hospital was found dead, hanging from a washroom of the building on Tuesday morning. Police suspect that Swarojit Chakraborty committed suicide and are ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

India  /  Published 20.12.21

Rohini blast: Suicide bid by accused

A senior DRDO scientist who was arrested for "planting explosives" inside the Rohini district court allegedly attempted suicide by consuming hand wash in a washroom in police custody, offici...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.12.21

Shooter Konika Layak ends life

Coach, neighbors and others including  social workers who have extended support to national level rifle shooter Konika Layak during her days of struggle at Dhanbad expressed shock over her sudden...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 12.12.21

J&K: Soldier kills himself

A 29-year-old Army Major allegedly shot himself dead with his service rifle at a camp in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Sunday. Major Parvinder Singh, a resident of Delhi, wa...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Banihal/Jammu

News  /  Published 11.12.21

Covid business failure, loan pressure kills father of two in Bansdroni

A father of two who had incurred huge losses in his catering business during the pandemic and was forced to sell lottery tickets to sustain his family hanged himself in Bansdroni on the southern fring...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Bansdroni


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