Jacintha Saldanha

  • India-born nurse Saldanha received many hoax calls before she committed suicide: Report September 2, 2013

    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 VII...
  • Hoax call death: Court to take up Jacintha suicide case March 26, 2013

    London: Key findings are expected to be presented at the Westminster Coroner's court for the first time in the Indian nurse suicide case. Jacintha Saldanha killed herself in December 2012, days after transferring a prank call to a hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated. Saldanha had transferred a...
  • Royal hoax call prankster back on air in Australia February 11, 2013

    Melbourne: One of the two Australian radio presenters whose royal prank call to a British hospital treating Kate Middleton went awry and created a furore when an Indianorigin nurse committed suicide, returned on air on Monday. Radio host Michael Christian, one of two Southern Cross Austereo presenters at the centre...
  • No charges over UK royal nurse hoax call February 2, 2013

    London: British prosecutors said on Friday two Australian radio hosts who made a prank call to the hospital treating Prince William's pregnant wife Kate would face no criminal charges over the death of the nurse who answered the phone and later killed herself. Indianborn Jacintha Saldanha, 46, was found hanged last...
  • Royal hoax call: British MP blames RJs for nurse's death December 30, 2012

    London: The two Australian radio presenters behind the hoax call that may have led to the suicide of Indianorigin nurse Jacintha Saldanha should not escape blame, British lawmaker Keith Vaz has said. The British Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) is yet to decide on criminal charges against Australians Mel Greig and...
  • Royal hoax call: UK prosecutors consider charges December 23, 2012

    London: British detectives investigating the death of a nurse found hanged after she took a prank phone call at a hospital treating Prince William's pregnant wife Kate have passed an evidence file to prosecutors, police said on Saturday. Public prosecutors must decide whether the case is strong enough to bring...
  • Hoax call death: Jacintha Saldanha laid to rest December 17, 2012

    Udupi: Indianorigin 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 the...
  • Hoax call death: Body of Jacintha brought to Shirva December 17, 2012

    Mangalore: The body of Indianorigin 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? December 17, 2012

    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 December 16, 2012

    Mangalore: The body of Indianorigin 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 December 16, 2012

    Mangalore: The body of the Indianorigin 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 December 16, 2012

    Mumbai: The body of Indianorigin 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 46yearold nurse was...
  • Hoax call: Nurse's funeral in Karnataka town on Monday December 16, 2012

    Mangalore: The body of Indianorigin 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 taken...
  • Hoax call death: Family holds mass service for nurse December 15, 2012

    Emotional scenes were witnessed at Westminster Cathedral, which held a mass service for Indianorigin nurse Jacintha Saldanha. Her children remembered as a kindhearted woman and said the void is "unfulfillable". ...
  • Hoax call death: We are shattered, say nurse's children December 15, 2012

    London: "We are shattered and there's an unfillable void in our lives," said the children of Indianorigin 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 December 15, 2012

    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...
  • Hoax call death: 'Nurse slammed RJs in suicide note' December 14, 2012

    The Guardian on Friday revealed the content of the three suicide notes left behind by Indianorigin 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 granddaughter"...
  • Kate hoax call: Nurse's body flown to India December 14, 2012

    London: The body of an Indianorigin 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 mumoftwo had criticised her senior colleagues in one of the three emotional...
  • 'Jacintha slammed Australian RJs in suicide note' December 14, 2012

    London: The Guardian on Friday revealed the content of the three suicide notes left behind by Indianorigin 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...
  • Fasttrack probe into royal prank call launched December 13, 2012

    Melbourne: Australia's media watchdog on Thursday launched a rare fasttrack probe into the broadcast of a prank call by a Sydneybased radio station to a UK hospital treating pregnant Princess Kate that led to the death of an Indianorigin nurse. The hoax sparked global condemnation and the Australian Communications and Media...
  • Hoax call: Autopsy report says nurse committed suicide December 13, 2012

    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 December 13, 2012

    Jacintha Saldanha, a 46yearold 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 December 13, 2012

    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...
  • UK prank call: 'Nurse was alive when found hanging' December 12, 2012

    London: The Indianorigin 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 December 12, 2012

    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 December 11, 2012

    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 Indianorigin nurse, has now offered to contribute at least 500,000 dollars to a memorial fund to help the grieving...
  • Hoax call: Sorry for the nurse's family, say Australian radio hosts December 11, 2012

    In their first interview after Jacintha Saldanha was found dead following a hoax call, Australian radio hosts said that they are shattered and heart broken by the incident. ...
  • Hoax call: Nurse's autopsy report expected today December 11, 2012

    London: The autopsy report of the Indianorigin 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 December 11, 2012

    London: The distraught family of an Indianorigin 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. 46yearold Jacintha Saldanha was found dead at nurses' quarters next to the private King Edward...
  • Are prank calls on radio a violation of media ethics? December 10, 2012

    In their first interview after Indianorigin nurse Jacintha Saldanha was found dead following a hoax call Australian, radio hosts said that they are shattered and heart broken by the incident. ...