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NHRC issues notice to Maharashtra over farm suicides (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Sep 12 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday sought a report from the Maharashtra government on the spate of farmers suicides within six weeks, terming it as ... Read more...

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Kanda moves Delhi High Court for anticipatory bail (Second Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, wanted in connection with the suicide of former flight attendant Geetika Sharma, Monday moved the Delhi High Court for ... Read more...

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NCW to probe ex-flight attendant’s suicide


August 5th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) India's apex women rights panel will investigate the case of a 23-year-old former flight attendant committing suicide here and blaming Haryana minister Gopal Kanda for ... Read more...

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Ex-flight attendant’s suicide: Hooda assures action


August 5th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Sunday said that appropriate action would be taken in the case of a 23-year-old former flight attendant committing suicide ... Read more...

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Fasting Team Anna members refuse to go to hospital (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Fasting Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal, whose health condition has led to concern, said Wednesday that he was feeling weak but would not go ... Read more...

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Man twice attempts suicide in Goa, arrested


July 19th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) Alert lifeguards in Goa twice prevented a 40-year-old man from committing suicide at two different beaches Wednesday and later handed him over to police.Rano Wagas from ... Read more...

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Woman kills children, hangs self in Delhi


May 26th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) In an shocking incident, a 27-year-old woman in south Delhi Friday killed her two infants - a boy and a girl - before committing suicide ... Read more...

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Country heading towards another Emergency, says BJP


May 25th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) The BJP Friday anticipated the imposition of another Emergency in the country, saying the situation was similar to the pre-emergency era of 1974."The situation ... Read more...

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Broader Left unity for broad-based democratic unity: Bardhan


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) Asserting that the country was going through a crisis, veteran Communist Party of India (CPI) leader A.B. Bardhan Tuesday called for bringing all Left forces ... Read more...

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Student suicide: Engineering college chief discharged


May 12th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) An engineering institute's director and teacher, accused of abetting a student's suicide in 2005, were discharged by a Delhi court due to lack of evidence ... Read more...

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Suicides in Gurgaon: Over 100 cases in four months


May 11th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 11 (IANS) When Dana Sangma, an MBA student and niece of Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, committed suicide in her hostel room April 24, she was following in ... Read more...

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24,000 ’stolen’ brides in Kyrgyzstan in three years


May 11th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 24,000 women were kidnapped and forced into marriage in the former Soviet republic of Kyrgyzstan in the past three years, an official report said.The ... Read more...

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Woman dies after jumping from metro station terrace


May 4th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) In the second such incident in as many days, a 27-year-old woman died Friday afternoon after jumping from the terrace of a metro station in ... Read more...

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Camel killed in Kazakhstan to end suicides


April 28th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) People in a Kazakh town have sacrificed a white camel in a bid to end an adolescent "suicide epidemic" blamed on an evil spirit that ... Read more...

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Husband murders wife, daughters, kills self in Gurgaon


April 20th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 20 (IANS) After a heated argument with his wife over her work, a man murdered her and their two minor daughters before committing suicide earlier this week, police ... Read more...

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British kids call police after bullying on Facebook


April 13th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Hundreds of British children, often on the verge of committing suicide, call the police every day after becoming victims of vicious bullying on social network ... Read more...

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Economist Vijay Kelkar visits crisis-ridden Vidarbha


April 6th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, April 6 (IANS) Well-known economist Dr. Vijay Kelkar Friday visited Yavatmal in the crisis-ridden Vidarbha region of Maharashtra to review the imbalance of progress in the region, an activist ... Read more...

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Economist Kelkar to meet Vidarbha farmers


April 5th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, April 5 (IANS) Economist Vijay Kelkar will Friday visit Yavatmal in the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra and speak to farmers and widows of debt-burdened peasants for a review on ... Read more...

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1,000 Pakistani women killed for honour in 2011


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Nearly 1,000 women and girls in Pakistan were victims of honour killings during 2011, a human rights group said.At least 943 women were killed last year ... Read more...

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Angst plus stress equals more suicides at Metro stations


March 13th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Three suicides in just two months. In a city where stress runs high, Delhi Metro tracks seem to have become the lodestone for those looking ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel meets Vidarbha farmers


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 2 (IANS) Over 2,000 farmers and farm widows met with a parliamentary panel that visited the agrarian crisis-hit Vidarbha region and spoke about their problems. The panel promised ... Read more...

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China blames Dalai Lama for self-immolation


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 2 (IANS) A Chinese official Friday held the Dalai Lama responsible for a string of self-immolation by Tibetan monks, saying the Tibetan spiritual leader applauded them.Zhao Qizheng, spokesman ... Read more...

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Trinamool MP criticises Mamata, questions ‘change’ in Bengal


March 1st, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) Once an ardent supporter, singer-turned-Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman has criticised Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the state of affairs in West Bengal, particularly political ... Read more...

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Ohio high school shooting claims third victim


February 29th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by BNO News
CHARDON, Ohio (BNO NEWS) -- A 16-year-old student died on Tuesday after a shooting rampage at his Ohio high school on Monday morning, hospital officials said, raising the death toll to three. ... Read more...

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Bengal heading towards food scarcity: Buddhadeb


February 19th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Holding the Mamata Banerjee government responsible for suicides by farmers in West Bengal, former chief minister and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee ... Read more...

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CPI-M slams Mamata government over farmer suicides


February 17th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday slammed the West Bengal government over "increasing" farmer suicides and demanded the family members of the dead farmers ... Read more...

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Boy dies imitating TV suicide scene (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy died here when he reportedly tried to imitate a suicide scene he had seen in a movie, police said Thursday.The Class 5 ... Read more...

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Mamata dismisses farmer suicide reports as ‘malicious campaign’


January 31st, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Dismissing reports of farmers committing suicide due to agricultural mismanagement as a "malicious political campaign", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday reiterated that only ... Read more...

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Four of a family commit suicide in Secunderabad


January 28th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Secunderabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Unable to cope with financial problems, four members of a family committed suicide here, police said Saturday.The bodies of K. Balaji, his wife and parents were ... Read more...

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Husband, wife commit suicide


January 25th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Apparently depressed over frequent spats due to financial problems, a 50-year old man and his wife committed suicide by setting themselves ablaze in Rajasthan's churu district, ... Read more...

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Chris Martin turns mentor for Professor Green


January 21st, 2012 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) British rapper Professor Green has found a mentor in Coldplay frontman Chris Martin."Chris (Martin) is clearly a brilliant mind. He took us out to dinner ... Read more...

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Karat assails Mamata regime over ‘misrule’, farmers’ suicides


January 20th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat Friday lambasted the eight-month old Mamata Banerjee regime in West Bengal for being "extremely intolerant to criticism" and for its ... Read more...

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GTA a blunder, Darjeeling on the boil: CPI-M


January 8th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
South 24 Parganas (West Bengal), Jan 8 (IANS) Terming the creation of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) a "blunder", the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said Sunday Darjeeling was ... Read more...

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‘India can be world leader in handmade textiles’


January 5th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's handmade textiles industry can spin magic yarns for both domestic buyers and connoisseurs across the globe but government policies are coming in the way ... Read more...

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Many deaths in hooch tragedy due to government’s negligence: Left


December 17th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front Chairman Biman Bose Saturday lashed out at the state government for neglecting the victims of the hooch tragedy, saying that many ... Read more...

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