World  /  Published 23.11.18

7 die as China consulate attack foiled

Three heavily-armed suicide bombers on Friday stormed the Chinese consulate in Karachi, killing four persons including two policemen, before being shot dead by security forces who foiled the daring at...
By Nasir Jaffry and Agencies in Karachi

World  /  Published 23.11.18

Safe Haven: How a girl survived a suicide bomb and found a family

Miracle No. 1: Haven Shepherd wasn't killed.Her dad, destitute, desperate and unable to support a child, brought a pair of bombs to their small hut in Vietnam. He strapped one to himself and the other...
By AP in Carthage (Missouri)

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.05.20

Calls to suicide helpline drop

Daily distress calls to Jeevan, a Jamshedpur-based suicide prevention centre, has witnessed a drop. It signals a positive trend amid worries about mental health during the national lockdown to ward of...
By The Telegraph in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 14.06.20

Molesters make girl drink acid in UP

A teenaged girl was allegedly forced to drink acid by youths who had molested her in east Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia district and police have been accused by her father of dithering on registering a com...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Calcutta  /  Published 09.06.20

Tragedy strikes family of 3

An elderly couple and their physically challenged 47-year-old son were found dead at their Thakurpukur home on Tuesday with a purported suicide note saying no one was responsible for their death.Polic...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


World  /  Published 08.05.19

Suicide bombing outside Sufi shrine in Lahore kills 8

A suicide bomber attacked security forces guarding a famous Sufi shrine in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore on Wednesday, killing at least eight people and wounding 23 others, police said.Officials s...
By AP in Lahore

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.19

Suicide after Fani crop blow

A debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide in East Midnapore’s Patashpur after rain in the aftermath of Cyclone Fani swamped most of his harvested paddy before it could be carried away from th...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Patashpur(EastMidnapore)

India  /  Published 22.04.19

4 JD(S) workers from Karnataka killed in Lanka blasts

Four JD(S) workers from Karnataka, who were on a visit to Sri Lanka, have been killed in the multiple blasts in the island nation, according to Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy. 'I am deeply p...
By PTI in Bengaluru

India  /  Published 31.05.20

Suicide over ‘poverty’

A sacked hotel clerk jumped before a train in Lakhimpur Kheri town on Friday, leaving behind a purported suicide note that blamed the repeated extensions of the lockdown for his joblessness.Bhanu Prak...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 20.10.19

St Stephen’s professor found dead, mother found hanging

The decapitated body of a Delhi University teacher was found on railway tracks and his mother was found hanging from a ceiling fan at their flat in Pitampura, her mouth stuffed with cloth, in a case o...
By PTI in New Delhi


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