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Wednesday, July 15, 2020



Suicide, a preventable cause of death

June 15, 2020 8:12 pm

Mental illness is real, hard, disabling and needs addressal and treatment.

Pune: 29-year-old cop hangs self, ‘husband blamed’

November 25, 2019 5:42 am

Officials from Dehu Road police station said that Waghmare left her house at 9 pm for night duty, saying she would return by morning. However, in the morning, she was found hanging from the ceiling of her bedroom, police said.

Mental health and suicide prevention helplines, counselling centres in India

September 10, 2019 2:19 pm

Suicide prevention features in one of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

Pune group training youths to provide emotional aid, prevent suicides

July 10, 2018 10:59 am

Every year, more than 1,00,000 people commit suicide in India. Among the various known causes of suicides include family problems, financial distress, professional problems.

From depression to suicide: Why more Indians are falling into the trap

June 13, 2018 4:04 pm

Depression is one of the leading causes of suicide in India, which has become the second leading cause of death among young Indians, according to a study. Ever wondered why? Read on.

BSF adopts ways to curb suicides, depression among jawans

August 20, 2017 4:31 pm

The about 2.65-lakh personnel strong force, tasked to secure the two most important Indian borders along Pakistan and Bangladesh, has earmarked select troops locations, men and women for the conduct of the maiden and scientifically prepared pilot projects.

Maneka Gandhi's remarks on male suicides taken out of context: Women and Child Development Ministry

June 30, 2017 9:30 pm

"Which men have committed suicide? Why not try and resolve the situation rather than commit suicide? I have not heard/read of a single case," Maneka Gandhi had said during a Facebook live session on Thursday

City sees steady rise in number of suicides

June 30, 2014 1:45 am

According to statistics, 271 more cases of suicides were reported in 2013 as compared to 2009.

Suicides more likely to occur after midnight: study

June 07, 2014 1:02 am

Suicides are far more likely to occur between midnight and 4 am than during the daytime or evening, a new study says.

Two commit suicide in separate incidents

August 12, 2013 12:52 am

Two suicides were reported in the western suburbs within a few hours of each other.