24 Sep 2014
Tumkur (Karnataka): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he has asked soft drink makers like Pepsi to try and mix aerated drinks with 5 percent fruit juice to help distressed farmers find a new market for their produce.
12 Aug 2014
Beijing: Chinese scientists have developed a mini-camera that can scan the crowd for highly stressed individuals, in a bid to prevent suicide bombing, media reports said on Tuesday.
28 Apr 2014
Jhansi: A former chief minister and a Union minister are in the fray in the Lok Sabha battle for Jhansi, regarded as the gateway to the Bundelkhand region, where rising cases of farmers' suicides is a major poll issue despite a Rs 3,500 crore relief package for the area.
30 Jul 2014
Washington: A simple blood test can soon reliably predict a person's risk of attempting suicide, significant research reveals. This may be possible because researchers at Johns Hopkins University have discovered a chemical alteration in a single human gene linked to stress reactions.
22 Aug 2011
When Japanese farmer Hisashi Tarukawa watched the local nuclear plant blow up on television, he uttered a sentence that will forever chill his family: "Oh, no. It's over."
23 Aug 2014
Gwalior: Gwalior District Collector and Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) today ordered separate probes into the alleged attempted suicide by Adarsh Kumar, son of Bihar Cooperative Minister Jai Kumar Singh, studying in the prestigious Scindia School here, officials said.
12 Jul 2014
Beijing: A Chinese woman tried to kill herself after her husband turned down her invitation to a group square dance. The 53-year-old woman underwent emergency treatment after she consumed insecticide mixed with alcohol, says the report.
04 Sep 2014
Geneva: India accounted for the highest estimated number of suicides in the world in 2012, according to a WHO report published on Thursday which found that one person commits suicide every 40 seconds globally.
14 Aug 2014
Washington: Older adults who complain of poor sleep quality, independent of a depressed mood, are at increased risk for suicide, say a study.
24 Aug 2014
Beijing: China has executed eight militants from the restive Xinjiang province including three who masterminded a suicide attack in Tiananmen Square here last year, killing three people and wounding 39 others.