SUICIDE

  • Jared Leto to sport a new look in 2015 3 days ago

    Los Angeles: The 'Dallas Buyers Club' actor Jared Leto, who has maintained long locks, may go for a haircut in the New Year. And it's presumably, in preparation for his role in 'Suicide Squad'. The 42-year-old took to social media Wednesday to tell fans that he's ready to get a new...
  • 28-year-old commits suicide in Ghaziabad 4 days ago

    Ghaziabad: A 28-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself in Kavi Nagar area here, police said. Praveen, a resident of village Mehrauli, killed himself using his licensed pistol, DSP Ran Vijay Singh said. Praveen's family members rushed towards his room hearing a gunshot and discovered his body lying in...
  • Suicide bomber kills 33 people south of Baghdad 4 days ago

    Baghdad: A suicide bomber killed 33 people and wounded 55 others in Madaen, about 25 km (15 miles) south of Baghdad, on Wednesday, Iraqi police and medical officials said. The bomber blew himself up near a line of Sunni pro-government fighters waiting for their salaries, the officials said, adding they expected...
  • Pakistan will not back off from military offensive in North Waziristan: Defense Minister Khwaja Asif December 17, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan has said it will not back off from military offensive against terrorists in North Waziristan in the aftermath of the terror attack at a school in Peshawar that left 151 people, mostly children, dead. "We are undeterred, we will not back off," Defense Minister Khwaja Asif told the CNN...
  • Pakistan mourns as parents bury children massacred in Peshawar school attack December 17, 2014

    Peshawar: Pakistan woke up to a day of mourning on Wednesday after Taliban militants killed 133 students at a school in the city of Peshawar in a grisly attack which shocked the nation and put pressure on the government to do more to tackle the insurgency. People around the country lit...
  • 'He went in the uniform, came back in a coffin,' wails a Pakistan school attack victim's father December 17, 2014

    Peshawar: In the deadliest slaughter of innocents in Pakistan in years, Taliban gunmen attacked a military-run school on Tuesday and killed 151 people - almost all of them students - before government troops ended the siege. The massacre of innocent children horrified a country already weary of unending terrorist attacks. Pakistan's...
  • US in touch with Pakistan to offer assistance after attack December 17, 2014

    Washington: The US is in touch with Pakistani authorities to offer assistance in the aftermath of the horrific terrorist attack on a Peshawar school that killed 151 people, the White House said on Tuesday. "The depraved decision that one has to make to storm a school of innocent children and open...
  • Nobel prize winner Malala 'heartbroken' by Pakistan school attack December 17, 2014

    London: Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, joint winner of this year's Nobel peace prize for her education campaign work, said she was heartbroken by the news that at least 126 people, mostly children, had been killed in a Taliban attack on a school in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday. Malala, 17, was shot...
  • Terrorists shot dead my friends and teacher in cold blood, recounts Peshawar attack eyewitness December 17, 2014

    Peshawar: It began like any other morning in Pakistan's Army Public School in the northwestern city of Peshawar. Students pored over their books. Teachers ruffled through their notes and gave lectures. In an instant, the peace was shattered - gunfire, smoke and dead bodies strewn across the school's halls and corridors,...
  • 19-year-old ends life after being scolded for taking alcohol December 15, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: A 19-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide after being reprimanded by parents for taking alcohol at Nanu Khera village, police said on Monday. The body of Sunil Kumar was found hanging from a tree on Sunday. He allegedly took the extreme step after his parents scolded him for drinking alcohol,...
  • Malaysia: Man chops off wife's hands, feet suspecting infidelity, commits suicide December 15, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: In a gruesome incident, a jobless man has chopped off his Indian-origin wife's hand and feet with a meat cleaver on suspicion of having an extra-marital affair before committing suicide in southern Malaysia. K Menaga, 44-year-old mother of three, is fighting for her life in the intensive care unit...
  • Teenager kills 12-year-old sister, kills self due to dispute between parents December 14, 2014

    Indore: A 14-year-old boy killed his 12-year-old sister to death and later committed suicide by hanging himself in Kharajana area of Indore on Saturday evening. According to sources, the boy was in tension due to dispute between his father and mother. The police is yet to ascertain the exact course of events. ...
  • Indian Navy engineer found dead on INS Godavari near Porbandar December 11, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A 24-year-old Indian Navy engineer allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself onboard the INS Godavari, a naval ship sailing near Porbandar coast, early Thursday morning, the police said. He has been identified by the police as Narottamsinh Tomar (24), a resident of Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, who served as...
  • In modernising India, suicide is on the rise among young December 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Pinki Chauhan, a straight-A physics and maths student, arrived at her university campus in India shortly after breakfast, poured petrol over her wispy frame and lit a match. The 19-year-old ran screaming across the college grounds in Gurgaon, near the capital New Delhi, before falling to her knees in...
  • Central government to decriminalise attempt to commit suicide, gets support of 18 states, 4 UTs December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: In a landmark decision by the Central government, the Home Ministry has informed Parliament that attempt to suicide will no longer be treated as a criminal offence. The Home Ministry informed Parliament that the government has decided to delete section 309 of the Indian Penal Code which criminalises...
  • Devendra Fadnavis seeks Rs 4,500 crore package from Centre to help farmers December 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Concerned over the recent farmer suicides, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has said his government is working round-the-clock to mitigate their hardships and has sought a Rs 4,500 crore financial package from the Centre to provide them necessary assistance. The Chief Minister said he was saddened by reports of farmers...
  • Bengaluru: 8-year-old commits suicide, leaves note for mother December 3, 2014

    Bengaluru: An eight-year-old girl committed suicide by settling herself on fire on Tuesday. In a suicide note which she left behind for her mother, the girl held herself responsible for taking the extreme step. The minor's mother is inconsolable. She lost her husband six years ago and now has to...
  • Clinical psychologist tries to delve into 8-year-old girl's suicide December 2, 2014

    CNN-IBN talks to Clinical Psychologist Dr Aruna Broota about the suicide case of an eight-year old girl in Bengaluru. ...
  • Bengaluru eight-year-old girl's alleged suicide: Police recover note saying she was depressed December 2, 2014

    Bengaluru: The police have recovered a suicide note from the house in which an eight-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide on Tuesday by setting herself ablaze in Bengaluru. The police recovered the suicide note written in broken language in which the girl has mentioned that she was depressed. Additional Commissioner of Police (Law...
  • Bengaluru: Eight-year-old sets herself ablaze, leaves behind suicide note December 2, 2014

    Bengaluru: In a disturbing incident, an eight-year-old girl has committed suicide by setting herself ablaze in Bengaluru. The minor was alone at home when she took the extreme step. She has also left behind a suicide note wherein she blames no one but herself for taking her life. It has been learnt...
  • West Bengal: 14-year-old girl commits suicide after being harassed by a minor boy in Burdwan December 1, 2014

    Burdwan: A 14-year-old girl has committed suicide after being harassed by a boy in Burdwan in West Bengal. The girl was a student of class VIII. The girl's family has alleged that a rape attempt was made on her on September 30 by a minor boy. He was arrested and...
  • Welfare measures for armed forces to be fast-tracked: Manohar Parrikar November 30, 2014

    Panaji: Concerned over nearly 450 suicide cases reported in the armed forces in the last three years, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said reasons for this are being investigated and that welfare measures for personnel will be fast-tracked. "This is a man management issue which needs to be resolved in...
  • Gurgaon: Enraged by worker's death, mob set ablaze factory; many injured November 30, 2014

    Gurgaon: Around a dozen people were on Sunday injured in a clash during which an irate mob set ablaze a number of vehicles and a factory manufacturing auto parts near Gurgaon, following the mysterious death of a worker, police said. The clash took place in Rozka Meo industrial area, some 35...
  • At least 120 dead in mosque suicide attack in Nigeria's Kano November 29, 2014

    Kano (Nigeria): At least 120 people were killed and 270 others wounded on Saturday when two suicide bombers blew themselves up and gunmen opened fire during weekly prayers at the mosque of one of Nigeria's top Islamic leaders. The attack at the Grand Mosque in Kano, the biggest city in...
  • Badaun Dalit sisters neither raped nor murdered but committed suicide: CBI November 27, 2014

    Badaun: In a major disclosure in the death of the two dalit sisters who were found hanging from a tree in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh in May, the Central Bureau of Investigation has revealed that the girls were not murdered but had committed suicide. "CBI has concluded,the 2 minor...
  • Suicide blast hits British embassy vehicle in Kabul, foreigners wounded November 27, 2014

    Kabul: A suicide bomber on a motorbike today attacked a British embassy vehicle in Kabul, officials said, wounding some foreigners in the latest of a series of strikes in the Afghan capital. The huge blast could be heard across Kabul and a plume of smoke rose high into the air above...
  • Badaun Dalit sisters found hanging from a tree not murdered, all 5 accused to be freed: CBI sources November 27, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major disclosure in the death of the two dalit sisters who were found hanging from a tree in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh in May, the Central Bureau of Investigation has revealed that the girls were not murdered but had committed suicide. The investigating agency is...
  • Class 8 student sets himself on fire at Faridabad school, sustains 45 per cent burn injuries November 26, 2014

    Faridabad: A class eighth student set himself on fire at a Faridabad school on Wednesday morning. The teenager has been rushed to the Safdarjung hospital. The teenager who set himself on fire inside the school premises has sustained 45 per cent burn injuries. Reports suggest that the student had carried...
  • Nigeria: 2 female bombers kill 30 in Maiduguri November 25, 2014

    Bauchi (Nigeria): Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up Tuesday in a crowded market in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, killing at least 30 people, said witnesses and a security official. The two teenage girls dressed in full hijab entered the busy market and detonated their explosives, said Abba Aji Kalli,...
  • Jaipur: Rajasthan boy hangs himself after teacher beats him up November 24, 2014

    Jaipur: A 16-year-old student of a state-run school in Rajasthan has committed suicide allegedly due to humiliation, harassment and beating by a teacher. The teacher was arrested, police said on Monday. The incident took place on Saturday in Rampuria village in Baran district, over 290 km from here. Dilkush Saharia, a Class...