The Biggest Stories of August 22, 2014
Aug 22, 2014
Mumbai News | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday February 25, 2015
A 12-year-old boy jumped to his death from the fourth floor of his school near Mumbai on Tuesday, allegedly after he was scolded by a teacher.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 16, 2015
Thirteen people have now died as a result of a female suicide bomb attack at a bus station in the northeast Nigerian city of Damaturu, police said today.
World News | Amitabh Pashupati Revi | Thursday January 29, 2015
The Islamic State terrorist group has issued a new death threat. A new audio message in what seems to be Japanese hostage Kenji Goto's voice sets today's deadline for the swap of a failed female suicide bomber on death row in Jordan.
India News | Reported by Tanima Biswas, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday January 15, 2015
A man died in police custody shortly after his arrest in Delhi this morning. The police claimed he had consumed some poisonous substance to evade arrest. By the time they could get him to a hospital, he had died.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday January 12, 2015
Four people were killed in suicide attacks by two female bombers on Sunday in the latest deadly violence in northeast Nigeria after the military appealed for support to help fight Boko Haram.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday January 8, 2015
An engineering student hanged himself to death at the Hooghly Institute of Technology in West Bengal on Wednesday, police said.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday January 6, 2015
The Congress today said it was not yet clear whether Sunanda Pushkar, wife of party leader Shashi Tharoor, committed suicide or was murdered.
India News | Edited By: Sanchari Bhattacharya | Tuesday January 6, 2015
Sunanda Pushkar, the wife of former union minister Shashi Tharoor, did not commit suicide but was murdered, said Delhi Police Chief BS Bassi today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 25, 2014
A Mexican soldier is suspected of strangling his six children and beating his wife to death before hanging himself, authorities said on Wednesday.
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Wednesday December 17, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi called his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif late this evening, hours after six Taliban suicide bombers massacred 132 schoolchildren in northwest Pakistan's Peshawar. The attack, which left 141 dead, has shocked the world...
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Tuesday December 16, 2014
The combat operation with the six Taliban suicide bombers, who attacked a school in northwest Pakistan's Peshawar, is over, and all of them are dead, the Pakistan police said. The nearly 7-hour attack left 141 people dead -- 132 of them were children...
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday December 8, 2014
A day before her marriage, a 29-year-old woman committed suicide by jumping off from an upper floor of a mall in Delhi, police said on Sunday.
World News | Ben Hubbard, The New York Times | Friday December 5, 2014
Despite death threats and suicide attacks, the couple married anyway.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday December 1, 2014
Terrorists the world over are known to deploy suicide bombers, or "human bombs", to wreak death and devastation on their targets, but have you ever heard of a bird being used as a suicide bomber?
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday November 27, 2014
The sight of two young girls hanging from a tree in a village in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh, in May, horrified the country. Five months on, the Central Bureau of Investigation says they were not gang-raped and murdered as thought, but they committed suici...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 26, 2014
A Bangladesh court today sentenced to death two Islamic militants for gunning down a police informant eight years ago, a prosecutor said.
World News | Associated Press | Monday November 24, 2014
An Afghan official says the death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a volleyball tournament has risen to at least 50, with more than 60 wounded.
Wednesday November 12, 2014
People who suffer from this disease, which affects deposits of protein in the brain, may suffer from hallucinations
Saturday November 8, 2014
The autopsy reports said that the late actor had taken prescription medications, but in "therapeutic concentrations"
World News | Reuters | Wednesday November 5, 2014
A Vatican bioethics official on Tuesday condemned the death by assisted suicide of American Brittany Maynard, a terminally ill 29-year-old who ended her life over the weekend, as an undignified "absurdity."
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 26, 2014
A 35-year-old married woman was allegedly stabbed to death today by a man with whom she had an illicit relationship, following which the accused tried to commit suicide, police said.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday October 9, 2014
The mysterious death of an Indian-American couple has been ruled as a suicide and a murder a month after the couple were found dead in their Texas home, according to a media report.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 12, 2014
India-born nurse Jacintha Saldanha, found hanging at a London hospital days after receiving a hoax call from an Australian radio station about Kate Middleton's first pregnancy, committed suicide, an inquest into her death concluded today.
NDTV Cooks | Friday September 5, 2014
A latest report released by World Health Organization (WHO) reveals some astonishing facts about suicide, the second leading cause of death in 15-29 year-olds globally. The report - 'Preventing Suicide: A Global Imperative' is a result of a decade-lo...