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 the coffin. She was laid to rest after a funeral service at the family's local church.
The 46-year-old nurse had committed suicide at her apartment near the King Edward hospital in London on December 7 following a prank call by two Australian radio jockeys. India is planning to take the issue up with Australian authorities.
The nurse's grieving children on Saturday paid an emotional tribute to their mother, saying her death has left an "unfulfillable void" in their lives. "We will miss your laughter and loving smile and memories we had together. The house is empty," said Jacintha Saldanha's daughter Lisha, 14, and son Junal, 16, in a joint tribute read out on their behalf during a mass held at Westminster Cathedral....more
07:40 PM, Dec 17, 2012
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 suicide notes she left behind. The body of 46-year-old Jacintha Saldanha was transported by a Jet Airways flight to Mumbai,...
09:30 PM, Dec 14, 2012