Free Press Journal
  • Eight lakh people commit suicide every year: WHO

    United Nations: Nearly 800,000 people commit suicide every year in the world, the second leading cause of death amongst people aged 15-29 in 2016, according to the WHO. A toolkit to help communities prevent suicides was released by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Mental Health Commission of Canada on the World Suicide Prevention Day on Monday.

  • Maharashtra: After Burari, 5 members of family attempt to commit suicide in Alibaug

    Mumbai: Five members of a family attempted to commit suicide at their residence at Alibaug on Wednesday. The police are clueless about the reason. The incident occurred in the morning when Ramchandra Patil (60), wife Ranjana (55), their daughter-in-law Kavita (30) and the latter’s daughter and son consumed phenyl. According to the police, the door was locked from inside.

  • Upset over bad CBSE Class 10 results, 2 students commit suicide

    New Delhi: Upset over not scoring good results in class 10th board exam conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), two students allegedly committed suicide by hanging themselves on Tuesday.

  • Indore: MGM dean backtracks after surgeon’s suicide threat, deputation cancelled

    Indore: The senior surgeon’s threat to commit suicide worked well as the deputation orders of nine doctors were cancelled on Tuesday. In the orders released by Khandwa Medical College dean on Tuesday, the doctors who were sent on deputation on April 21 were relieved from their duties in Khandwa and were sent back to join MGM Medical College, Indore.

  • Indore: Revoke my deputation to Khandwa or else will commit suicide says surgeon

    Indore: A senior surgeon who was recently sent to Khandwa Medical College on deputation on Sunday evening threatened to commit suicide if his deputation order was not cancelled. The threat by the surgeon who was earlier posted at MGM Medical College here caused panic among other faculty members.

  • Maharashtra: Four farmers from Parbhani district attempt to commit suicide

    Mumbai: Disappointed with the district administration, which had ignored the demand of villagers to probe corruption in 22 cement dams and water supply schemes, four farmers residing in Manoli and Manwat tehsil of Parbhani district on Thursday attempted to commit suicide. They have been admitted at the government hospital in Parbhani. The incident took place when CM Devendra Fadnavis and Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport, were on a tour of

  • Indore: Alcoholic youth commit suicide in MYH toilet

    Indore: A chaos like situation prevailed among the patients and staff of Maharaja Yashwantrao Hospital on Sunday when a man committed suicide by hanging self in the toilet of the hospital. The deceased was identified as Sachin Sisodiya (26), a resident of Lala Ka Bagicha in MIG police station area. He hanged himself with a saree in the toilet of ward number 22 on the fourth floor of the hospital.

  • Bhopal: Two persons commit suicide in two separate incidents

    Bhopal: In two separate incidents, two persons ended their lives in the last 24 hours in the city. In the first incident, reported near railway station, a 34-year-old railway employee committed suicide by hanging at his office under the limits of GRP Bhopal police station on Wednesday noon. The deceased has been identified as Roop Singh who worked as AC mechanic in the railways. He lived with his family in the railway

  • Bhopal: Two women commit suicide in separate incidents

    Bhopal: A newly married woman hanged herself to death in her home located at Purani Basti under the limits of Baghsewania police station on Tuesday evening. According to police, the deceased woman was identified as Monica Shrivastav, 26.

  • Mumbai: Railway Police rescues teen girl in nick of time at Airoli station

    Mumbai: A 16-year-old girl was saved by an alert RPF official after she attempted to commit suicide by slashing her wrist on Friday. The RPF staffer rushed to save the girl and managed to get her medical attention within the golden hour (the first hour after a traumatic injury, when emergency treatment is most likely to be successful).

  • Mumbai: 29-year-old Chinese woman tries to commit suicide at Colaba, prevented by police

    Late night on Tuesday, a 29-year-old Chinese woman tried to commit suicide in Colaba was prevented by police. Lui Xue (29), who standing on the rocks below the promenade next to Radio Club at Apollo Bunder, she was spotted by police officer while patrolling around 12.15 am, after which she was prevented from committing suicide by the police officers.

  • Mumbai: Farmer attempts to commit suicide at Mantralaya

    Mumbai: A 55-year-old farmer on Wednesday allegedly attempted to commit suicide at Mantralaya, the state Secretariat, here, police said. The farmer, Bhairavnath Jadhav a resident of Ahmednagar district, allegedly consumed insecticide on the first floor of Mantralaya, they said. He was rushed to the nearby St George Hospital where he under medical observation, they said, adding the exact reason for his suicide attempt could not be ascertained. The police is probing if the

  • Blue Whale Challenge: 17-year-old tries to commit suicide in Assam

    Guwahati (Assam): The ‘Whale’ has hit Assam’s capital city, Guwahati. A Class X student was admitted to Guwahati Medical College and Hospital here on Tuesday, after he showed some abnormal behaviour. The student, with Blue Whale mark on his hand, was showing abnormal behaviour, after he played a few online games during the last few days.