India  /  Published 12.09.20

NEET: Suicides spark call for ban

By PTI in Chennai

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.09.20

State digest: Mirchaiya Falls to get facelift

To ensure the smooth flow of traffic on Dhanbad’s roads, a team of policemen led by DSP (traffic) Rajesh Kumar on Friday conducted a drive at Randhir Verma Chowk and City Centre chowk against en...
By Our Bureau in

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.09.20

Steel city witnesses spike in suicide cases

The steel city has witnessed a spate of suicides with as many as 29 people ending their lives last month.  And so far, 11 persons have allegedly committed suicide this month. According to stati...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.09.20

Father and son die by suicide in Khairbani

Bodies of a 45-year-old man, and a 10-year-old boy were found lying on the railway track near Khairbani level crossing early on Wednesday morning. The area falls under suburban Govindpur thana,12 km a...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 09.09.20

Campaign on mental health

Singer Usha Uthup and actress Parno Mittra will be among hundreds who will wear yellow on Thursday. The reason? They don’t want another life lost to suicide. An NGO that provides telephone coun...
By Ayan Paul in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.09.20

Covid: Work paucity cloud on death

A 24-year-old woman was found hanging in her rented accommodation in Jadavpur on Sunday. Police identified her as Bithi Mondal. Preliminary investigation suggested she had committed suicide, the poli...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.09.20

Facebook alerts cops; dad averts son’s suicide

A man who was unaware of his son trying to commit suicide in the next room foiled the suicide bid after police alerted him early on Monday. The youth had posted his video on his Facebook timeline say...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lalbazar

Opinion  /  Published 07.09.20

Tragic end: Suicides on the rise

A total of 1,39,123 suicides were reported in India in 2019 — an increase of 3.4 per cent from 2018 — according to latest data released by the National Crime Records Bureau. Maharashtra, T...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.09.20

STATE DIGEST: Lockdown economic crisis claims 2 lives in Dhanbad

The villagers of Barkagaon entered their seventh day of fasting against NTPC and its outsourcing company Thriveni Sainik Private Limited demanding jobs in its coal mining project. Villagers said they...
By Our Bureau in

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.09.20

State digest: 24-year-old Hazaribagh woman commits ‘suicide’ in Palamau

The dead body of a 71-year-old resident of Gend Nawadih village in the Topchanchi police station area was found lying in a pool of blood at his home. Cash and jewellery were missing from Vijay Mahto&r...
By Our Bureau in


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