North East  /  Published 14.04.20

Man jumps to death from hospital

A 26-year-old man on Tuesday jumped to death from the window of the Bethany Hospital here where a senior doctor has tested positive for COVID-19, Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said.The hospital was s...
By PTI in Shillong

India  /  Published 12.04.20

Farmer suicide tied to harvest

A middle-aged farmer committed suicide in his own agriculture field in Uttar Pradesh’s Bundelkhand region on Saturday.Villagers said that Rajkaran Shukla, 52, hanged himself from a tree on his four-...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

World  /  Published 25.07.19

Epstein found unconscious in jail

A week after being denied bail, Jeffrey E. Epstein was found unconscious in his cell on Tuesday at a federal jail in Manhattan with marks on his neck, and prison officials were treating the incident a...
By William K. Rashbaum and Mihir Zaveri/New York Times News Service in New York

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.04.20

BRIEFS: Bribe cuffs

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials on Wednesday arrested a clerk at Dumka district education office (DEO), Iftekar, for taking a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from Ajay Kumar Dubey, the director of Weste...
By The Telegraph in Ranchi

India  /  Published 07.04.20

Coronavirus link in Uttarakhand suicide

A 56-year-old man said to have walked 80km to visit his daughter before being admitted to a quarantine centre in Rudrapur city, Uttarakhand, hanged himself on Monday, a day before his Covid-19 test re...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


World  /  Published 07.05.19

All directly involved in Sri Lanka attacks dead or arrested

Two bomb experts were among the suicide attackers who struck churches and hotels on Easter in Sri Lanka and all those directly involved in the bombings are either dead or under arrest, police said.Act...
By AP in Colombo

West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.20

BRIEFS: Kid injured in pool car accident dead

Rishav Singh, 8, admitted to SSKM Hospital since February 14 after the pool car he was in fell into a ditch, died of injuries early on Saturday. Another child, Debangshu Bhakat, 6, is still admitted t...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

World  /  Published 17.04.19

Alan Garcia, ex-Peruvian president, kills himself

Former Peruvian President Alan García died on Wednesday after shooting himself in the head moments after police attempted to detain him amid corruption allegations in Latin America's largest graft pr...
By AP in Lima

India  /  Published 04.05.20

House-painter jumps to death

An elderly painter from Punjab who had been stuck in a hotel in Haridwar since late March jumped to his death from the building’s fifth floor on Sunday, becoming another victim of the sudden Covid-1...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 27.10.18

Fatal leap from 23rd floor

A 16-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide by jumping off her 23rd-floor apartment in central Mumbai on Saturday, police said.The body of Priyanka Amarish Kothari, a resident of Imperial Tower in ...
By PTI in Mumbai


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