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Mar 26, 2019
Reporting on mental health: Eschewing sensationalism in favour of sensitive, critical method is vitalNot only is the lack of sensitive reportage on mental health backfiring in many ways, it is also reinforcing the very social stigmas which are being spoken about.
Feb 13, 2019
Tamil Nadu MLA calls for ban on TikTok; blames media-sharing app for 'degradation of culture'Blaming TikTok for causing degradation of Tamil Nadu’s culture, MLA Thamimun Ansari raised a request in the state legislature assembly to ban the app
Feb 09, 2019
Instagram to ban graphic images of self-harm, to make changes to its content rulesInstagram made this decision after it was held responsible for contributing to the suicide of a teen.
Jan 30, 2019
Beaked whales get scared and die in agony after exposure to naval sonar: StudyOther threats include ship strikes, ocean pollution and shifting habitats caused by climate change.
Jan 15, 2019
Worker dies 'trapped' in coal mine in Jharkhand's Ramgarh; Central Coalfields suspects suicideA 58-year-old coal miner was killed on Monday allegedly after being trapped in an underground mine at the Barka-Sayal area of Central Coalfields Ltd in Jharkhand's Ramgarh, the police said.
Jan 04, 2019
Woman hangs self, three children inside cow shed in Bihar's East Champaran districtA 35-year-old woman hanged her three minor children and then herself inside a cow shed in Bihar's East Champaran district on Friday, a police officer said. The reason behind the suicide is not yet known.
Jan 03, 2019
Facing financial woes, Mumbai builder Sanjay Agarwal kills self; third such death in last three yearsDifficulties faced in a real estate project in the upmarket Chembur area may have led Mumbai builder Sanjay Agarwal to commit suicide by shooting himself
Dec 31, 2018
19-year-old man from Tamil Nadu, who unknowingly donated HIV-positive blood to pregnant woman in Sattur, commits suicideThe 19-year-old recently found out that he was HIV positive during a routine medical examination part of a visa application process. He immediately informed authorities about recently having donated blood, which was then traced to the Sattur hospital where a 24-year-old pregnant woman from Tamil Nadu's Virudhunagar district was transfused the blood.
Dec 09, 2018
Daughter of retired IPS officer commits suicide in Patna by jumping off building; no suicide note found, say policeThe daughter of a retired Inspector General of Police (IGP) allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the terrace of a building in Patna on Sunday morning.
Dec 06, 2018
12-year-old Delhi girl commits suicide after teacher humiliates her in class over months; victim named accused in suicide noteIn Delhi, Relentless humiliation and rebuke from her science teacher over the last couple of months forced a Class 7 student here to commit suicide by hanging herself, police said on Thursday.