• Hapur rape accused leaves behind suicide note and suspicion
    Amroha (Uttar Pradesh), August 14 (IANS): The police in Amroha have found a set of clothes, an identity card and a purported suicide note of Dalpat, the accused in the brutal rape of a six-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur. The note said that he does not want to be killed in an encounter. "I know I will be killed in an encounter and I do not want to die like that. I will choose my own means to end life. Please do not harass my children," the note read. The poli
  • Actor Sushant Singh Rajput found dead at Bandra home
    Mumbai, June 14 (IANS): Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has committed suicide at his residence in Mumbai. He was 34.   He was found hanging in his apartment in Bandra on Sunday morning, and a domestic help alerted the police.   Rajput is best known for his titular role in Neeraj Pandey's 2016 release, 'MS Dhoni: The Untold Story', the biopic of former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.   He made his film debut in Abhishek
  • Calm before the storm for Japan suicides as coronavirus ravages economy
    TOKYO, May 29 (Reuters): The phones at the Tokyo suicide hotline start ringing as soon as it opens for its once-weekly overnight session. They don't stop until the lone volunteer fielding calls from hundreds of people yearning to talk signs out early the next morning.   Both operating days and volunteer numbers at the volunteer-run Tokyo Befrienders call centre have been cut to avoid coronavirus infection, but the desperate need remains.   "There are
  • Nagaland had lowest number of suicides in 2018 at 36 cases
    Image for representational purposes only.  (Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay)   Morung Express News Dimapur | January 9  Nagaland recorded the lowest number of suicides among the states of the country in 2018, according to data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).  These figures are taken from the 2018 Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India (ADSI) report of NCRB, which works under the ministry of home affairs (MHA). The report w