Jacintha Saldanha

  • India-born nurse Saldanha received many hoax calls before she committed suicide: Report 02-09-2013 10:00 AM

    India-born nurse Jacintha Saldanha had received a series of prank calls from an Australian radio station in the lead up to her suicide at a London hospital last December, a media report said on Sunday. Details of the prank call by DJs Mel Grieg and Michael Christian to King Edward...
  • Hoax call death: Jacintha Saldanha laid to rest 17-12-2012 07:40 PM

    Udupi: Indian-origin nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who had committed suicide in a London hospital after a prank call about Princess Kate from an Australian radio channel, was laid to rest at her husband's hometown of Shirva in Udupi on Monday evening. Jacintha's husband Benedict, her son Junal and daughter Lisha accompanied...
  • Hoax call death: Body of Jacintha brought to Shirva 17-12-2012 12:45 PM

    Mangalore: The body of Indian-origin nurse Jacintha Saldanha will be laid to rest in her native town Shirva on Monday evening. Her body was brought to India on Sunday. Jacintha's husband Benedict, her son Junal and daughter Lisha then accompanied the coffin to Mangalore. On Monday morning, the body was...
  • Hoax call death: Jacintha reprimanded via email? 17-12-2012 09:01 AM

    London: In one of the suicide notes left behind by nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who was found dead days after a hoax call to a UK hospital treating Prince William's pregnant wife Kate, she criticised "aspects of the hospital staff", and singled out two individuals for blame, the Daily Mail reported...
  • Hoax call: Nurse's body reaches Mangalore 16-12-2012 04:50 PM

    Mangalore: The body of Indian-origin nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who was found hanging at her apartment in London on December 7, has reached Mangalore - near her hometown Shirva in coastal Karnataka. Family sources said the nurse would be buried at her hometown on Monday. "The coffin carrying Jacintha's body will...
  • Body of Jacintha Saldanha arrives in Mangalore 16-12-2012 03:13 PM

    Mangalore: The body of the Indian-origin nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who committed suicide following a prank call by two Australian radio presenters who impersonated the Queen and Prince Charles to seek details about the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton, arrived in Mangalore on Sunday afternoon. The body will be kept...
  • Hoax call: Nurse's body to be flown to her hometown 16-12-2012 08:27 AM

    Mumbai: The body of Indian-origin nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who committed suicide over the royal hoax call, will be flown to Mangalore on Sunday afternoon and the funeral will be held on Monday in her hometown Shirva. On Saturday, another memorial service was held outside Westminster Cathedral. The 46-year-old nurse was...
  • Hoax call: Nurse's funeral in Karnataka town on Monday 16-12-2012 12:03 AM

    Mangalore: The body of Indian-origin nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who was found dead December 7 in London, will be buried at Shirva town in coastal Karnataka, family sources said on Saturday. "The coffin carrying Jacintha's body is expected to arrive here from London via Mumbai on Sunday afternoon and will be...
  • Hoax call death: We are shattered, say nurse's children 15-12-2012 06:12 PM

    London: "We are shattered and there's an unfillable void in our lives," said the children of Indian-origin nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who was found dead after she was duped by a prank call to the hospital treating the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge. Jacintha, 46, a mother of two from Bristol, was...
  • Hoax call: Jacintha's body to be flown to India 15-12-2012 07:59 AM

    New Delhi: The body of Jacintha Saldana, the nurse who committed suicide in London after a prank call by two Australian RJs, will be brought back to on Saturday and the funeral will take place in her hometown in Karnataka. A memorial mass service was held on Friday which was...
  • Kate hoax call: Nurse's body flown to India 14-12-2012 09:30 PM

    London: The body of an Indian-origin nurse, who died after being duped by a prank call to a UK hospital treating a pregnant Princess Kate, was on Friday flown to India, official sources said, amid reports that the mum-of-two had criticised her senior colleagues in one of the three emotional...
  • 'Jacintha slammed Australian RJs in suicide note' 14-12-2012 01:41 PM

    London: The Guardian on Friday revealed the content of the three suicide notes left behind by Indian-origin nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who was found dead a day after receiving a prank call by two Australian radio presenters who impersonated Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles seeking to know the details of "their...
  • Fast-track probe into royal prank call launched 13-12-2012 09:20 PM

    Melbourne: Australia's media watchdog on Thursday launched a rare fast-track probe into the broadcast of a prank call by a Sydney-based radio station to a UK hospital treating pregnant Princess Kate that led to the death of an Indian-origin nurse. The hoax sparked global condemnation and the Australian Communications and...
  • Hoax call: Autopsy report says nurse committed suicide 13-12-2012 03:58 PM

    London: The autopsy report of the Indian origin nurse, Jacintha Saldanha, who was found hanging in UK after being duped by a prank call from two Australian DJs, is now out. The report says the nurse committed suicide. According to the report, Saldanha was found hanging by the neck from...
  • There is no direct connection between the RJs' call and Jacintha's death: PN Vasanti 13-12-2012 03:08 PM

    Jacintha Saldanha, a 46-year-old nurse of Indian origin in the UK, reportedly committed suicide after falling victim to a prank by Australian radio jockeys Mel Greig and Michael Christian of 2Day FM. Greig and Christian impersonated the Queen and the Prince of Wales to extract information about the health of...
  • Hoax call: Nurse's husband wants her body to be sent to India 13-12-2012 03:57 AM

    New Delhi: Husband of Jacintha Saldanha, who allegedly committed suicide after becoming a victim of a hoax from Australian radio presenters, has informed Indian mission in London that he would like the body to be sent to India. "Husband of Jacintha has informed that he would like the body to...
  • UK prank call: 'Nurse was alive when found hanging' 12-12-2012 05:57 PM

    London: The Indian-origin nurse, who was found hanging after being duped by a prank call from two Australian DJs, was still alive when she was discovered in her flat and attempts were made to revive her, British media reported on Wednesday, ahead of the release of her autopsy report. Jacintha...
  • UK prank call: Husband wants nurse's body to be sent to India 12-12-2012 05:24 PM

    New Delhi: Husband of Jacintha Saldanha, who allegedly committed suicide after becoming a victim of a hoax from Australian radio presenters, has informed Indian mission in London that he would like the body to be sent to India. "Husband of Jacintha has informed that he would like the body to...
  • Aus radio network to give $523,600 to Jacintha's family 11-12-2012 05:02 PM

    Melbourne: The Australian radio station, whose presenters last week made a prank call to a British hospital that was treating a pregnant Kate Middleton and led to the death of an Indian-origin nurse, has now offered to contribute at least 500,000 dollars to a memorial fund to help the grieving...
  • Hoax call: Nurse's autopsy report expected today 11-12-2012 07:55 AM

    London: The autopsy report of the Indian-origin nurse, who got caught up in a prank call made to a hospital treating Prince William's wife Kate, is expected on Tuesday which will conform the cause of the death. However, the distraught family of Jacintha Saldanha believe she died of shame after...
  • Hoax call: Nurse's brother says she died of shame 11-12-2012 01:16 AM

    London: The distraught family of an Indian-origin nurse, who got caught up in a prank call made to a hospital treating Prince William's wife Kate, believe she died of shame after falling for the hoax. 46-year-old Jacintha Saldanha was found dead at nurses' quarters next to the private King Edward...
  • Hoax call death: Mangalore Diocese seeks probe 10-12-2012 11:07 PM

    Mangalore: The Mangalore diocese on Monday urged the Centre to prevail on authorities in London to thoroughly investigate the mysterious death of Indian origin nurse Jacintha Saldhana in that country. Monsignor Denis Moras Prabhu, Vicar general of the diocese, told reporters here they have urged External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid,...
  • UK hospital denies being contacted by Aus FM station 10-12-2012 10:56 PM

    London: The London hospital, where a prank call was made that apparently led to an Indian-origin nurse's death, today denied being contacted by the Australian radio station before they broadcast the hoax. 46-year-old Jacintha Saldanha was found dead at nurses' quarters next to the private King Edward VII hospital in...
  • Hoax call death: Post-mortem to be conducted next week 10-12-2012 06:26 PM

    New Delhi: An apologetic Michael Christian and Mel Greig faced the camera for the first time since King Edward VII Hospital nurse Jacintha Saldanha died last week. It all began when Kate Middleton was admitted to hospital and the two RJs made a hoax call pretending to be the Queen...
  • UK prank call: 'We are sorry for the nurse's family' 10-12-2012 02:00 PM

    Sydney: In their first interview after Indian-origin nurse Jacintha Saldanha was found dead following a hoax call made by them to the King Edward VII hospital in Marylebone, Australian radio hosts said that they are shattered and heart broken by the incident. "There's not a minute that goes by when...