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Techie returns from US to commit suicide


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) A techie based in the United States returned to his home state Andhra Pradesh only to end his life over alleged marital discord, police said Monday.Immadi ... Read more...

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30 peacocks die in Greater Noida


August 7th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 7 (IANS) As many as 30 peacocks have died here in the last 15 days due to unknown reasons, say villagers and veterinarians.Ten peacocks died ... Read more...

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Toxic mushrooms kill seven, poison 50 in China


August 4th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) Consumption of wild mushrooms in China's Shaanxi province has claimed the lives of least seven people and poisoned more than 50, forcing the country's top ... Read more...

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China bans sale of mud snails after vomiting cases


July 20th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) China's health ministry Friday banned the sale of Nassariidae, a small mud snail species, that have reportedly caused people to faint and vomit after eating them.The ... Read more...

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Former DMK legislator arrested for rape, murder


July 14th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Former DMK legislator M. Rajkumar was remanded to 14 days custody by a court here Friday for allegedly raping and murdering a 15-year-old girl who worked ... Read more...

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Yasser Arafat was poisoned, says doctor


July 13th, 2012 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, July 13 (IANS) Former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died after consuming an unknown poison, a Jordanian doctor claimed Thursday.Arafat's medical reports suggest that he was poisoned by a toxic ... Read more...

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Gilani says he quit respecting judiciary


July 1st, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) Pakistan's former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said he stepped down from the post because he respected the judiciary and is the only premier ... Read more...

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Rajasthan girl killed, lover critical in suicide pact


June 27th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 26 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl and her 25-year-old boyfriend consumed poison and then jumped into a well in Rajasthan's Sikar district Monday, police said. She died while his ... Read more...

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Son arrested for killing father over property dispute


June 26th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moga (Punjab), June 26 (IANS) A man arrested for killing his father over a property dispute was produced in court here Tuesday and was remanded to police custody for ... Read more...

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Five Nepali schoolgirls kill themselves after failing in exam


June 16th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 16 (IANS) At least five teenaged girls have committed suicides in the last three days in Nepal after failing in their School Leaving Certificate (SLC) examination, whose results ... Read more...

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Mystery shrouds couple’s death in police custody


June 8th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 8 (IANS) Mystery shrouds the death of a couple in the Ghaziabad police custody Thursday, following which four policemen have been suspended from service, police said.Rukkan Singh, 38, ... Read more...

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Taunted over dark-skinned bride, groom kills self


June 5th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 5 (IANS) A groom committed suicide in Bihar's Bhagalpur district after his neighbours taunted him about his bride's dark complexion, police said Tuesday.Rajesh Mandal committed suicide by consuming ... Read more...

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Over 120 Afghan schoolgirls sick after poison attack


May 24th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Over 120 schoolgirls in Afghanistan fell sick following a suspected poison attack by the Taliban, a media report said.Most were treated and discharged, but 30 ... Read more...

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Senior UP official commits suicide


May 12th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) A senior officer died here early Saturday after taking poison, police said.Vinod Rai was the Additional District Magistrate (City) West in the state capital.On Friday night, ... Read more...

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Woman victim of land fraud consumes poison


April 24th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 24 (IANS) An 18-year-old victim of a land fraud attempted to kill herself by consuming poison in front of the crowded office of the Gurgaon deputy commissioner Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Delhi woman poisoned for giving birth to girl dies


April 21st, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman, who was allegedly poisoned by her husband as she had given birth to a girl child, died here early Saturday morning, police ... Read more...

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Woman molested for spurning Trinamool, tries suicide


April 18th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) A woman in West Bengal attempted suicide after she was molested and her family members were beaten up by a group of people for her refusal ... Read more...

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Wary of fourth girl child, man poisons wife, daughters


April 13th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Durgapur (West Bengal), April 13 (IANS) Afraid of having a fourth girl child, a man Friday allegedly poisoned his seven-month pregnant wife and three daughters to death in West Bengal's ... Read more...

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Rajasthan woman throws children in well, kills self


April 6th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 6 (IANS) A woman allegedly threw her three daughters aged between 1 and 5 years into a well and then committed suicide by consuming poison in Rajasthan, police ... Read more...

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Crazed dog mauls five police officers


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Five policemen were mauled by a dog in Britain as they hunted a suspected violent kidnapper, Daily Mail reported.The officers were said to have "life-changing" wounds ... Read more...

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Intruding wild boars annoy Zardari’s staff


February 19th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 19 (IANS) Despite stringent security and fortified walls, wild boars are increasingly intruding into the Pakistani presidency much to the annoyance of its staff."Despite foolproof security arrangements ... Read more...

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Girl commits suicide after molestation


February 18th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) A minor girl who was molested while returning from school committed suicide here by taking poison, police said Saturday.The victim was reportedly molested, including by ... Read more...

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Toxic food kills four in Pakistan


February 6th, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Four people in Pakistan's port city of Karachi died after consuming poisonous food, Geo News reported.The four, including a woman, were residents of Sohrab Goth area ... 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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No proof Uttarkhand’s green crusader was poisoned: CBI


December 28th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday said there was no evidence of poisoning in the death of Swami Nigamanand, who had earlier gone on ... Read more...

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Student commits suicide over love affair


December 17th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Dec 17 (IANS) A first year MCA student, in his early 20s, consumed poison in his home here after his relationship with a woman studying in the same college ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga being preferred to play Amy Winehouse in biopic


December 13th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lady Gaga is preferred to play a biopic of late singer Amy Winehouse, reports suggest. Amy’s father Mitch who has been at the forefront of creating a ... Read more...

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Man, mother commit suicide


December 11th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) A 25-year-old man and his 55-year-old mother committed suicide by consuming poison in north Delhi, police said Saturday. The incident was reported Thursday around 4 ... Read more...

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Nine peacocks found dead in Rajasthan


December 10th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 10 (IANS) At least nine peacocks were found dead in Rajasthan Saturday, police said. A man was arrested after he was seen collecting the bird caracasses.The man claimed ... Read more...

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Police hunt for man handing out poisoned drinks at Berlin Christmas markets


December 10th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by BNO News
BERLIN (BNO NEWS) -- Police in the German capital of Berlin are searching for a man who is handing out poisoned drinks at the city's popular Christmas markets, officials said on Saturday. ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse had third album planned before her death


November 18th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amy Winehouse’ producer Salaam Remi has revealed that the late singer was working on her third solo album when she died unexpectedly last summer. The producer ... Read more...

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Suicide by three of a family: Food samples sent for tests


November 10th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 9 (IANS) Food samples and other articles collected from the spot where a woman and her two daughters committed suicide here have been sent for forensic tests, police ... Read more...

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Mother poisons daughters, self


November 8th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 8 (IANS) A 46-year-old wife of an engineer poisoned her two daughters, before killing herself the same way at their home here, police said Tuesday.Sunita Upadhyay, 46, mixed ... Read more...

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Four prisoners attempt suicide


October 22nd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) Four prisoners attempted suicide by drinking poison in Jharkhand's Gumla district jail Saturday, police sources said. However, jail authorities maintained they fell ill after taking some ... Read more...

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Spurned youth forces girl to drink poison


September 27th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 27 (IANS) A woman in her 20s was forced to drink poison on gunpoint by a man here as she had spurned her advances, police said Tuesday.Rani (name ... Read more...

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