Tag: Suicide

Farmer commits suicide over debt burden in Subarnapur

Subarnapur: A farmer allegedly committed suicide in Binika area of Subarnapur after his crops were affected by pests and he was unable to pay off his loans. The deceased, Bhutulu Karna, took the extreme step after he found his crops infested with pests yesterday, family members of the deceased alleged. He was worried about how […]

Head, neck cancer survivors at increased suicide risk, says study

New York: Despite improved survival rates among cancer patients, those treated for head and neck cancers are at an increased risk of death by suicide, a new study has found. It found that head and neck cancer survivors are two times more likely to commit suicide than survivors of other cancers and four times more […]

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Body of man found hanging on premises of sub-collector's office in Dharamgarh

Bhawanipatna: Body of a man was found hanging on the premises of sub-collector’s office today in Dharamgarh of Kalahandi district. The deceased has been identified as Bhudev Bagarti and it is being suspected that the man would have hanged himself during the midnight hours. According to sources, Bagarti, who was running a food stall near […]

Diabetes linked to deaths from alcohol, accidents, suicide: Study

London: People with diabetes are more at risk of deaths from alcohol-related factors, accidents or suicide, than non-diabetics, a study has found. The increased risk of death from these causes may be related to the mental health of patients, which may be adversely affected by the psychological burden of living with and self-treating this debilitating […]

Man, son found dead under mysterious circumstances in Sundergarh

Sundargarh: In an unfortunate incident, bodies of a man and his son were recovered under mysterious circumstances from an abandoned brick kiln in Bankibahal under Hemgiri police limits of the district today. The deceased have been identified to be Mohan Bhaisal and his son Anadi, residents of Podamundi village under Lefripada police limits of the […]

Girl in 'same sex relationship' commits suicide  

Balasore: Close on the heels of Supreme Court’s landmark decision to scrap section 377, a female student in Odisha who was allegedly in a same sex relationship, committed suicide in Nilagiri area of Balasore after her partner refused to marry her. The deceased has been identified as Sasmita Dey, a Plus-III final year student of […]

Bodies Found In Well: Parents Arrested For Killing Daughters

Gajapati: Two days after the bodies of two sisters were recovered from a well outside their house in R. Udayagiri here, police today made startling revelations claiming that it was a case of murder and not suicide. As per latest reports, police have arrested their parents on charges of murdering their daughters. The information was […]

Bhubaneswar woman dies after 'jumping off' apartment roof

Bhubaneswar: An elderly woman, whose daughter and son-in-law were recently arrested by Vigilance for amassing assets disproportionate to their income, was found dead under mysterious circumstances today. It is suspected that the woman might have killed herself by jumping off her apartment roof in Jayadev Vihar under Saheed Nagar police of Bhubaneswar. The deceased has […]

Couple commits suicide in Jajpur

Jajpur: A married couple allegedly committed suicide by consuming posion following the death of their 8-year-old son. The deceased have been identified as Pravat Jena and Pravati Jena of Udrang village under Binjharpur block of Jajpur. Both the wife and husband were immediately shifted to Jajpur District Medical Headquarters in a critical condition. However, both […]

Lovers commit suicide after parents refuse to accept relationship

Gajapati: In a shocking incident, two teenage love birds committed suicide by consuming pesticides in Dubruguda village under R.Udayagiri police limits of Gajapati district after parents refused to accept their relationship. The deceased have been identified as Ramesh Rayet and Jasmine Dalbehera. Sources said, the duo was in love but their parents were against the […]

'Debt-ridden' farmer ends life in Jajpur

Jajpur: A debt-ridden farmer of Mangrajpur village under Dharmasala block in Jajpur district allegedly committed suicide late last night by hanging himself with a rope from a tree in the backyard of his house. The deceased, identified as Gauranga Bala was under mental stress as he was unable to repay loan. He had reportedly taken […]

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Suicide a leading cause of death in India, says Study

New Delhi: In India, suicide is the leading cause of death in the 15-39-year age group with 37 per cent of the total global suicide deaths among women coming from the country, according to a new study. Conducted by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and Institute for Health […]

Lady home guard attempts self-immolation in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A lady home guard attempted suicide near Lower PMG square in Bhubaneswar by setting herself on fire after pouring kerosene over her. Later, the woman was rescued by police. According to sources, she took the extreme step alleging that the Deputy Commissioner of Police had stopped assigning work to her. Earlier, she had attempted […]

Polytechnic student found hanging in Bolangir

Bolangir: Body of a student of government polytechnic in Bolangir was found hanging inside a house situated in Shantipada area of the district today. The deceased student has been identified as Chandrasekhar Behera, who was a final year diploma student. According to sources, it is suspected that the student has committed suicide using a rope […]

Charred body of nursing student found in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: The charred body of a 19-year-old girl was found near a farmland at Kankadia village under Kansar panchayat of Kendrapara district this morning. The deceased girl identified as Rukmini Swain was studying nursing in a college in Bhubaneswar. According to reports, family members of Rukimi noticed smoke emanating from an under construction house on […]