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Tag: Suicide

BSF Jawan Kills Self With Service Rifle In Odisha's Rayagada

Kalyansinghpur: In an unfortunate incident, a BSF jawan ended his life by shooting himself from his service rifle in Kalyansinghpur area of Rayagada district on Wednesday. The deceased identified as…

Brigadier From Odisha Commits Suicide At Pune Railway Station, Probe Begins

Pune/Bhubaneswar: The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has started an investigation into the alleged suicide of a 57-year-old Army officer of Brigadier rank at the Pune railway station in Maharashtra on…

Woman Hangs Herself, In-Laws Make Video
Woman Hangs Herself, In-Laws Make Video

Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh): In a shocking incident, a family lined up outside a window to shoot a video even as their daughter-in-law hanged herself to death inside. The family even…

Man Ends Life After Failing To Repay Loan Taken For Daughter’s Marriage

Balasore: A man allegedly ended his life by suicide after failing to clear the loans he had taken for his daughter’s marriage. The shocking incident has been reported from Manatri village under Soro Police limits in the district. The deceased has been identified as RabindraParida. As per reports, Rabindra had taken loans to the tune […]

Minor Boy 'Hangs Self' After Parents Scold Him For Watching Videos On Mobile

Khordha: In a tragic incident, a 14-year-old boy allegedly committed suicide after he was ticked off by his parents for spending too much time on watching videos on mobile phone. The incident took place at Gadamanatri village under Begunia police limits in Khordha district on Saturday. According to reports, on Saturday afternoon, the minor was […]

Woman Sets Herself On Fire; Husband, Mother-In-Law Suffer Burn Injuries Trying To Save Her

Baripada: Three members of a family sustained critical burn injuries after one of them reportedly attempted self-immolation at Baidapur village under Betanati block of Mayurbhanj district today morning. The three injured have been identified as Gair Singh, his wife Saraswati and mother Raim. Singh and his mother were admitted to Baripada Medical College and Hospital […]

WATCH: Man Attempts Suicide In Rourkela, Rescued By Fire-fighters

Rourkela: Fire department personnel rescued a man who climbed atop a tree and threatened to commit suicide at Rourkela on Thursday morning. Reportedly, the drama unfolded when the man, perched atop a tree, in the Munda market area of 19 Sector, threatened to commit suicide in the morning hours. The Fire Brigade was subsequently informed […]

Gunpur: Bodies Of Woman, Daughter Found Inside House
Engineering College Professor Found Dead In Locked House In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Police today recovered the body of a college Professor from inside a locked house in Ghatikia area of the capital city. The deceased Bhagabat Prasad Rath was a resident of Sunabeda in Koraput district and staying at a rented house in Ghatikia. He was reportedly working as a Professor in a private engineering college […]

Odisha: Bodies Of 2 Missing Sisters Fished Out From River

Bolangir: The bodies of two sisters, who allegedly had jumped into Tel river in Bolangir district two days back, were recovered from two different spots on Saturday. It was alleged that both the girls, identified as daughters of Ramatar Agarwal, had jumped into the river for reasons unknown on October 15. While the body of […]

Married Woman, Youth Found Hanging In Kalahandi Forest; Love Angle Suspected

Kalahandi: Bodies of a woman and a youth were recovered from a forest near Salebheta village of Kalahandi district on Tuesday. The deceased have been identified as Bobby Parabhoe and Lingaraji Majhi. Bobby, who happens to be a married woman, was reportedly missing for past few days. Her husband M. Prabhoe had lodged a police […]

Telugu TV Actress Kondapalli Sravani Kills Self

Hyderabad: Telugu television actress Kondapalli Sravani allegedly committed suicide at her house in Hyderabad, the police said on Wednesday. The 26-year-old artiste was found hanging at her residence in Madhuranagar on Tuesday. The family members said she went to her bedroom and closed the door. They thought she was taking a bath but when she […]

Pattamundai Suicide
Odisha Matric Exam Results: 2 Girls Commit Suicide After Receiving False News of Failure

Kendrapara/Bhadrak: Two school girls in the state committed suicide after allegedly receiving false news of their failure in Class-10 examinations the results of which were published on Wednesday. As per reports, a girl student from Balipadar village under Pattamundai Municipality in Kendrapara district hanged herself in her home hours after a friend told her that […]

The Benefits Of Drinking Plenty Of Water Linked To Low Suicide Rates

London: It looks like we have now one more reason to drink plenty of water as scientists, including one of Indian-origin, found that naturally occurring lithium in public drinking water may have an anti-suicidal effect and linked with lower suicide rates. Lithium, sometimes referred to as the ‘Magic Ion’, is widely and effectively used as […]

Young People With Even Mild Mental Distress At High Suicide Risk

London: The vast majority of young people who self-harm or experience suicidal thoughts appear to have only mild or moderate mental distress, according to researchers. Measures to reduce suicide risk in young people should focus on the whole population, not just those who are most distressed, depressed or anxious, said Cambridge University researchers during Mental […]

Odisha Migrant Worker Hangs Self Near Quarantine Centre In Mayurbhanj

Baripada: A migrant worker, who was lodged at a quarantine centre in Mayurbhanj district following his return from neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, allegedly committed suicide on Friday outside the facility, police said. Surendra Behera (38), a resident of Raikama village in the district, was found hanging from a tree with a lungi around his neck near […]

Blaming Govt Apathy, Odia Migrant Worker 'Kills Self' In Haryana

Bhubaneswar: A migrant worker from Kendrapara district stranded in Haryana since enforcement of lockdown in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak, allegedly committed suicide after his desperate pleas failed to make any impact on the government or the construction company he was engaged with. The deceased Gangadhar Biswal, working with the firm in Haryana for some […]

Garima Kothari
'Master Chef: India' Finalist, Husband Dead In 'Murder-Suicide': US Prosecutor

New York: A “Master Chef: India” finalist Garima Kothari, whose restaurant had closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and her husband have died “in an apparent murder-suicide,” according to a prosecutor in New Jersey. Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said that police found Garima, 35, who was five-months pregnant, dead in her residence in Jersey […]

This TV Actress Commits Suicide, Reason Will Shock You

Mumbai: TV actress Sejal Sharma committed suicide on Friday. She was known for her role of Simmy Khosla in the show ‘Dil Toh Happy Hai Ji’. “Yes, this is true. I am shocked to hear the news. It’s very difficult for me to believe as I had met her just 10 days ago and we […]

DEO Arrested A Month After Recovery Of Teacher’s Body From His Residence 

Koraput: Almost a month after a teacher was found hanging in the official quarter of district education officer (DEO) in Koraput, a special squad of police have arrested the DEO Pramod Panda from Cuttack in connection with the case. Earlier, two persons were arrested by Koraput police over the incident. On December 8, Chittaranjan, a […]

Odisha Family Shocked Over Minor Son's 'Suicide' In Gujarat

Sambalpur: A pall of gloom descended Barab village in Sambalpur after the body of a migrant labourer, a minor boy who had gone to Gujarat to work in a factory, was handed over to his family on Sunday. Deceased Jiten Pradhan, the eldest son of VV Pradhan of Barab under Rairakhol block had reportedly migrated […]

Central Excise Assistant Commissioner Found Hanging In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The body of an Assistant Commissioner of Central Excise Department was found hanging in his residence at Baramunda Housing Board Colony in Bhubaneswar today. The deceased officer, Arjun Kumar Dhal was due to retire from service in the next 6-7 months. Though no suicide note was recovered from the spot, it is suspected that […]

Kunduli Gang Rape: SIT Submits Probe Report Before Orissa High Court 

Cuttack: The three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted by the Orissa High Court to investigate Kunduli gang rape and suicide incidents, today submitted a probe report in connection with the case before the HC. The SIT comprising southern range DIG Satyabrata Bhoi, northern range DIG Himanshu Lal and south western range, Koraput, DIG Shefeen Ahmed […]

9 Members Of 2 Families Commit Suicide In TN

Chennai: Nine members of two different families in Tamil Nadu’s Villupuram and Dindigul districts committed suicide, police said. According to the police, Villupuram district resident M. Arunkumar and his family members consisting of wife Sivagami, daughters Yuvashri (3), Priyadarshini (5) and three-month-old infant Bharathi died after consuming poison. Police said, Arunkumar had incurred debt in […]

Physical Illness Ups Suicide Risk In Men, Not Women

New York: When it comes to identifying who is more at suicide risk, scientists have found that physical illness and injury raises the risk of suicide in men but not women, along with a plethora of other insights into the complex factors that may increase a person’s risk of suicide. The study, led by Boston […]

Rairangpur Lady Lecturer Death: Odisha DGP Takes Action After Lapses In Probe

Bhubaneswar: Even as people across the country are irate over the brutal gang rape and murder of a young veterinary doctor in Telangana, a lady lecturer, who was allegedly raped by her relative, committed suicide on Sunday over police inaction in Rairangpur of Mayurbhanj district in Odisha. Following allegations of lapses, the inspector-in-charge of Jharpokharia […]

Brain Networks That Play Key Role In Suicide Risk Identified

London: Researchers have identified key networks within the brain which they say interact to increase the risk that an individual will think about – or attempt – suicide. Combining the results from all of the brain imaging studies available, the researchers looked for evidence of structural, functional and molecular alterations in the brain that could […]

Two Minors Found Hanging From Tree In Odisha

Koraput: Bodies of two minors, a boy and a girl, were found hanging from a tree in the backyards of a cashew nut mill near Kundraguda village under Borigumma Police limits in Koraput district today. The deceased minors have been identified as Raghunath Gouda (17) and Laxmi Gouda (15) of Kundraguda village. Some villagers reportedly […]

WHO Calls For Strategy To Prevent A Suicide Every 40 Seconds

New Delhi: The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for developing and implementing strategies to prevent suicide and promote mental health. Ahead of the World Mental Health Day, to be observed on Thursday, Poonam Khetrapal Singh, WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia, said the region’s member states are taking important steps to address the issue. […]

Suicide or Murder? Odisha Youth 'Set On' Fire Inside School

Jagatsinghpur: A youth lost his life after suffering severe burn injuries inside a school in Daagaon village under Balikuda Police limits of Jagatsinghpur on Saturday. However, the reason behind the death of the youth is still shrouded in mystery. As per reports, some local residents of the village heard screams from the school last night […]

TikTok's new campaign aims to curb suicide rate in India

New Delhi: Popular short video-sharing app TikTok has collaborated with Suicide Prevention India Foundation (SPIF) to launch #YourLifeMatters, a campaign aimed at spreading awareness around the importance of mental health and curbing suicide rates in India. In observance of World Suicide Prevention Day on Tuesday, the in-app campaign encourages everyone to prioritise self-care, practice self-compassion, […]

Odisha Farmer Commits 'Suicide Over Debt Burden'

Sambalpur: A farmer, who allegedly attempted suicide over debt burden, died today while undergoing treatment at a private nursing home in Sambalpur. As per reports, the farmer Abdhoot Pradhan, a resident of Khairmal village under Jujomura block of the district, was admitted to the nursing home on August 28 in critical condition. Family members of […]

Two Girls Including One From Odisha Found Hanging in Jharkhand

Sundergarh: The bodies of two girls, one reportedly from Odisha were found hanging from a tree near Biruamu in Simdega district of neighboring Jharkhand today. One of the deceased has been identified as a native of Biramitrapur area in Odisha’s Sundergarh district while the other is a local resident. Sources said, the two girls were […]

Minister says no, MP says yes! BJD's flip-flop on farmer suicides

Bhubaneswar: Taking a dig at the Centre in Rajya Sabha, BJD MP Prasanna Acharya today said that despite extending Rs 13 lakh crore as crop loan, farmers are still forced to borrow money from private lenders and get trapped in loan burden, which is one of the foremost reasons behind farmer suicides. Acharya added that […]

Awaiting Plus-2 Results For 11 years, Youth Attempts Suicide Outside Naveen Niwas

Bhubaneswar: Is education system in Odisha built with a bias? Intended or unintended, there are umpteen loopholes which question the poor education system in the State victimising many students. One such instance allegedly drove a youth to attempt suicide today in front of Naveen Niwas, the official residence of Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik after being […]

Wanted to 'commit suicide' after India loss: Mickey Arthur

London: Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur has claimed that he was feeling so low and disappointed after his team’s loss to India in the ongoing World Cup that he wanted to “commit suicide”. On June 16 at the Old Trafford in Manchester, Pakistan had to face an embarrassing 89-run loss (D/L method) against arch-rivals India. […]

Bodies of man, woman found hanging from tree

Angul: Mystery shrouds the death of a man and a woman whose bodies were found hanging from a tree in Kumarigaon village under Purunakote police limits in the district on Sunday. The deceased man has been identified as Madhu Sahu of Dandasinga village while the woman was identified as Shantilata Pradhan of Kothabhuin village. It […]

Youth found hanging in Gurudwara in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Mystery shrouds the death of a youth who was found hanging from the ceiling of a room inside a Gurudwara at Kharabela Nagar in Bhubaneswar on Thursday. As per reports, the deceased youth, Subash Nayak of Champagarh area in Nayagarh district, had been working in the Gurudwara for the past one year. A security […]

Mother of two commits suicide on TikTok

New Delhi: A 24-year old mother of two children committed suicide on Thursday in Tamil Nadu after she was scolded by her husband and prevented from using the short video-making app. Anitha, recorded herself as she drank the poision and then sent the video via WhatsApp to her husband, who is in Singapore. According to […]

OSAP jawan ends life by shooting self with service gun

Sambalpur: A jawan of Odisha Special Armed Police (OSAP) today allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Kisinda area of Sambalpur district. As per reports, the jawan, identified as Amir Sahu hailed from Gaisilat in Bargarh. He fired three rounds from his INSAS rifle while pointing the gun towards his neck […]

Woman's death sparks tension in Kendrapara; family members ransack house of in-laws

Kendrapara: Death of a married woman under mysterious circumstances sparked tension in Endar village under Sadar Police limits in Kendrapara on Saturday. The body of deceased Rinki Maharana was found hanging at her in-laws residence. According to reports, Rinki was married to one Babaji Maharana of Endar village. Babaji’s family claimed that Rinki committed suicide […]