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NHRC issues notice to Maharashtra over farm suicides


September 12th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a reply from the Maharashtra government over seven farm suicides that took place last week within a ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro tries to curb suicides at stations


September 6th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Delhi Metro, with the help of an NGO, has launched a public service initiative to reduce suicide bids at its stations.Metro staff, those on the ... Read more...

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Suicides: Act promptly on soldiers’ leave applications, says Antony


September 6th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 6 (IANS) Against the backdrop of a spate of recent suicides by soldiers, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday asked the armed forces to be more liberal with ... Read more...

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Media spreading canard to hold market: Mamata


August 28th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday continued her tirade against the media, accusing it of propagating "false news" to hold on to the market."The ... Read more...

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Parasite in cats may lead people to suicides


August 21st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Exposure to a parasite hosted by cats could make people more likely to attempt suicide, says a new study.Toxoplasma gondii, which can cause toxoplasmosis, is easily ... Read more...

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Study reveals that recession is to be blamed for 1,000 suicides in UK


August 16th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Suicides are very delicate cases that need to be handled with care. When you know a person who wants to commit suicide you need to have knowledgeable ... Read more...

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Study reveals that recession is to be blamed for 1,000 Suicides


August 15th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Study has discovered that 1000 suicides in England are caused by recession and probably the issue of unemployment. This was a statistic representing the evaluation between the ... Read more...

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Suicides increase in paramilitary forces


August 8th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The number of suicides in paramilitary forces BSF and CRPF has increased in recent years, Minister of State for Home Affairs Jitendra Singh said Wednesday.Suicides ... Read more...

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1,028 soldiers commit suicide since 2003


August 8th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) A total of 1,028 soldiers from the Indian Army have committed suicide from 2003 to July this year, parliament was informed Wednesday.Defence Minister A.K. Antony ... Read more...

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Height of Metro platform railings raised to check suicides


July 26th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) In an effort to prevent suicide attempts at the elevated Metro stations, the Delhi Metro after a month long survey is raising the height of ... Read more...

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Violence causes over 25 percent of teen deaths in Brazil


July 19th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, July 19 (IANS/EFE) Violent incidents - including accidents and suicides - accounted for over 25 percent of adolescent deaths in Brazil in 2010, a nearly fourfold increase since 1980, ... Read more...

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Six more Vidarbha farmers commit suicides, says NGO


July 1st, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, July 1 (IANS) Six more Maharashtra farmers committed suicide in the last 72 hours, taking this year's toll to 422 in the Vidarbha region, said an NGO Sunday.Delayed rains ... Read more...

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Not enough being done to tackle drought: Experts


June 28th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) With several states reeling under a drought-like situation as they await the monsoon, experts have pointed out that not enough is being done to deal ... 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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Pakistani parliamentarians’ perks criticised


June 11th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) A proposal for a 100 percent increase in travel allowance of Pakistani parliamentarians has been criticised by a daily since it comes at a time when ... Read more...

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Banerjee admits debt-ridden farmers contemplate suicide


June 1st, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sagar Island (West Bengal), June 1 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday conceded that there were "debt-ridden peasants who contemplated committing suicides"."There are many farmers who take ... Read more...

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Britain sees 15 percent rise in suicides


May 25th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Cases of suicide have risen by 15 percent since Britain plunged into recession, official figures reveal.Coroners courts concluded that 3,471 people had taken their own lives ... Read more...

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Helpline for students ahead of board exam results


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A helpline to counsel students before and after the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 results will be launched Thursday, an NGO's representative ... Read more...

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3 more farmers commit suicide in Vidarbha


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Amravati (Maharashtra), May 22 (IANS) Three more farmers have committed suicide since Sunday, one of them Tuesday afternoon, taking this year's toll so far to 334 in western ... Read more...

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Dowry system fuelling farmers’ suicides in Vidarbha


May 20th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Nagpur, May 20 (IANS) The dowry system is driving many farmers of Maharshtra's Vidarbha region to suicide, a fact which was brought into national focus Sunday on "Satyamev Jayate", ... Read more...

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Rising ranks of women farmers need better deal: M S Swaminathan (Interview)


May 20th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Women farmers will determine India's agrarian and rural economy in the years to come and the government must have a centrally-sponsored development fund for them, ... Read more...

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Fourth suicide at Delhi Metro premises in 6 days (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A 22-year-old youth committed suicide by jumping from an elevated Delhi Metro station here Tuesday, police said, in the fourth such incident on the network ... Read more...

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Indian defence forces record 83 fratricides in 12 years


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) India's army, navy and air force have lost a total of 1,362 personnel in suicides and another 83 soldiers to fratricides since the year 2000, ... Read more...

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Farmer’s suicides: BJP calls government a ‘murderer’


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party MP Wednesday accused the UPA government of being a "murderer" a day after five farmers committed suicide in Vidarbha 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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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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Lok Sabha takes a break till April 24 (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) After losing question hour to protests over Telangana, the Lok Sabha was Friday adjourned till April 24 for the customary break in the budget ... Read more...

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BJP will deliver Telangana: Sushma


March 29th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Appealing to the people of Telangana not to resort to suicide, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Thursday said a separate Telangana state ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha disrupted over Telangana issue


March 27th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned twice Tuesday following noisy disruptions by MPs from Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region pressing for their demand of separate ... Read more...

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Girl commits suicide at Delhi metro station


March 25th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) A 22-year-old girl Sunday committed suicide in the national capital by jumping in front of a metro train, prompting the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) ... Read more...

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256 BSF troopers committed suicide since 2004


March 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Two hundred and fifty-six Border Security Force (BSF) personnel committed suicide between 2004 and 2011 due to various reasons, including occupational stress, the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Post UP, Bengal Congress softens stand on Trinamool


March 9th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) After its poor showing in the Uttar Pradesh polls, the Congress appears to be softening its stand towards ally Trinamool Congress. This is already evident ... Read more...

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Boy hangs himself after seeing father’s suicide


March 7th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A boy hanged himself in Siberia after seeing his father's suicide, authorities said Wednesday.On Monday afternoon, a seven-year-old boy hanged himself from a synthetic cord ... Read more...

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Kahaani’s dream, Kolkata Metro’s nightmare


March 4th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 4 (IANS) Suicides on its track being its worst nightmare, the Kolkata Metro is seeing red over a dream sequence from the upcoming Vidya Balan starrer "Kahaani" ... 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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