KATHMANDU, April 2: Police have arrested four individuals on the charge of forcing 71-year-old Man Bahadur Khadka of Siranchowk Rural Municipality-7 to commit suicide.

In the shadows of our nation's protectors, a silent crisis is unfolding—one that demands immediate attention and decisive action from the government bodies concerned. Disturbing statistics from the Nepal Police Headquarters expose a distressing rise in suicides among security personnel, signaling a deep-seated issue that can no longer be overlooked.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Statistics from the Nepal Police Headquarters reveal that 35 police personnel, including staff up to the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) level, have tragically committed suicide over the past seven years.

LONDON, Oct 1: In a recent virtual mental health public awareness program, healthcare professionals raised alarms about the growing crisis of suicide and depression in the non-resident Nepali (NRN) community. The event, organized by the Health Committee under the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) in collaboration with NRNA Belgium, shed light on the escalating mental health challenges faced by Nepalis living abroad.

KATHMANDU, Sep 4: In an incident at Bir Hospital, a man, approximately 40 years old, tragically lost his life by jumping off the sixth floor of the surgical building. The hospital's Information Officer Sagar Mishra provided details of the unfortunate event.

Who is to blame?

August 17, 2023 09:15 am

When a life ends because of suicide, we as a society fail collectively. If we look around however, when a tragic incident as such happens we see a tendency of a larger section of the population trying to find one villain in the story of the deceased who might have led them to such a path or who probably is the person behind the death.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: A tragic incident occurred at the Narayani Bridge in Narayanghat on Thursday morning, resulting in the loss of a 45-year-old woman.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Actor and model Saruk Tamrakar's untimely demise continues to reverberate through the entertainment industry, with nine days having passed since his tragic death on July 6. The lifeless body of Tamrakar was found at his residence in Ratopul, casting a pall of grief over his loved ones and fans alike.

Inmate commits suicide in jail

July 6, 2023 11:30 am

JANAKI, July 6: An inmate has committed suicide inside a prison in Nepalgunj, Banke. Neeraj Gupta, 23, of Janaki Rural Municipality-6 hanged himself inside a wash room this morning, informed Banke Chief District Officer Bipin Acharya.

KATHMANDU, May 20: A woman committed suicide by setting fire to her body in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Police are investigating the death case of Shankar Prasad Kandel, a poultry businessman from Chitwan. In the preliminary investigation so far, other 'suspicious' parts of the incident have not been revealed. However, the incident seems to have been caused due to suicide incitement.

Australia has always remained the top notch academic destination for Nepali students. As articulated by the Australian Government Department of Education, 43,282 Nepali students are studying Australian courses for January 2023 session compared to 57,182 students for January-December 2022.

BHAKTAPUR, April 3: A man, who was staying with his wife in a guest house in Bhaktapur after returning home from Dubai four days ago, committed suicide.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30:Nirakar Pandey of Birtamod-1, Jhapa, who had gone to Cambodia on a vacation, jumped off the 12th floor of Grand Diamond City Hotel and Casino in Poipet after the building caught fire. He died in the incident but a video message he sent to his son back in Nepal minutes before jumping off the 18-story building has gone viral.

TAPLEJUNG, Dec 22: The Taplejung police has intensified a campaign against suicide through its units across the district following an unanticipated rise in suicide cases in the district.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10:  Students of Viswa Niketan Secondary School, Tripureshwor, have staged a protest in Maitighar demanding justice for Sadiksha Chaudhary on Saturday.

BARDIA, Sept 18: In Bardia, 454 people have committed suicide in the last three years. District Police Office Bardia Community Police Service Center has released the statistics of three years of suicide on the 'World Suicide Prevention Day' organized on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, August 10: Rashtriya Janamorcha lawmaker Durga Paudel has said that the government should take necessary steps to stop the series of suicides.

KATHMANDU, August 1: The bodies of four members of the same family, who were found dead in a house in Tarakeswar Municipality-2, Kavresthali,  Kathmandu, have been taken for post-mortem.

KATHMANDU, August 1: There has been a delay in removing the bodies from the site of the deceased at Tarkeshwor Municipality-2, Kaversthali.

KATHMANDU, August 1: The bodies of four members of the same family were found in a horrible condition on Monday morning at Kavresthali-2 in Tarakeshwar Municipality of Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, July 4: A security personnel on duty at the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu allegedly shot himself dead in an apparent bid of suicide on Monday morning.

Cheslie Kryst, the 2019 winner of the Miss USA pageant and a correspondent for the entertainment news program “Extra,” has died at age 30.

Inmate commits suicide inside prison

November 17, 2021 16:18 pm

RAUTAHAT, Nov 17: An inmate in Rautahat prison has committed suicide. The deceased has been identified as Ladai Shah Teli, 26, of Dewahhi Gonahi Municipality.

ITAHARI, Oct 11: Hakiv Miya of Narasimha Rural Municipality-5, who was arrested a few days ago by the police on the charge of indecent behavior, ‘committed suicide’ by hanging himself inside the District Police Office (DPO).  Following the death of the detainee, Sunsari district had become tense as the relatives of the deceased gheraoed the DPO and attacked the police personnel, compelling them to fire a few tear gas canisters to disperse the crowd.

INARUWA, Oct 10: Sunsari district has become tense following the death of a detainee in police custody at the District Police Office (DPO). A large number of people, including the relatives of the deceased, gheraoed the DPO and attacked the police personnel, compelling them to fire a few tear gas canisters to disperse the crowd.

LAHAN, Oct 9: A woman has committed suicide after killing her two sons in Dhanusha's Nagarain Municipality on Friday evening. According to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Jitendra Basnet, spokesperson for the District Police Office, Dhanusha, Gudiya Shah, 24, of Fulga in Nagarain Municipality-7 strangled her son Abhishek, five, and Aditya, three, with a rope, before hanging herself from a ceiling fan.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Former Chairperson of Nepal Airlines Corporation Ramagya Chaturvedi has been found dead.

Suicide: A mental health issue

September 14, 2021 17:43 pm

To be called a healthy person, one has to be mentally healthy as well. But sadly, mental health is still not considered as a component of health by many people in Nepal. Mental health is a big issue all over the world and it should be prioritized in Nepal also.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The number of people commiting suicide inside the country follwing the COVID-19 pandemic has increased, according to a government study. As many as 7,117 people committed suicide in the fiscal year 2020/2021. The number was 6,241 in 2019/2020 and 5,754 in 2018/2019.

JALESHWAR, July 14: An army man has committed suicide by shooting himself at Ranabhim Barracks of the Nepal Army at Jaleshwor municipality-9 of Mahottari district Wednesday morning.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: A woman has committed suicide after murdering her husband in Tokha Municipality.

Youth commits suicide at KMC Hospital

October 19, 2020 13:51 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: A youth, who jumped off the third floor of the Sinamangal-based KMC Hospital earlier on Monday, died while undergoing treatment.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 5: A patient on Monday afternoon committed suicide by jumping off the roof of the Biratnagar-based Biratnagar Hospital.

One commits suicide at quarantine facility

September 17, 2020 20:30 pm

BUTWAL, Sept 17: A young man, who had been staying at a quarantine facility in Rupandehi district, committed suicide on Wednesday evening.

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BUTWAL, Aug 4: A youth who was volunteering at a quarantine facility at Devdaha-7 of Rupandehi district was burnt to death on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 17: A 23-year-old man has committed suicide at a quarantine facility in Kwaholasothar Rural Municipality in Lamjung.

KATHMANDU, July 6: It was 1:30 on Wednesday night. The District Police Office in Dang received a phone call from an unspecified individual complaining that a girl was trying to commit suicide by coming live on Facebook. Perplexed if the complaint was a hoax or a serious one, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Sivha Bahadur Singh and few other police officers rushed to find the location. The caller had given clear details about the girl’s Facebook account and hints of her location. However, the team failed to track the spot until the next two hours.

KATHMANDU, July 5: A 31-years-old man from Rolpa committed suicide during his home quarantine on Wednesday. A native of Ramdev Rural municipality-5, Avan Sarki, had returned home from Dubai on June 24 and was at home quarantine, alone at a home of his relative as India returned workers refused to allow him to stay with them at a quarantine center run by the local government. He was tested RTD negative while returning home.

Suicide is not the answer

June 24, 2020 14:15 pm

Suicide is an illegal way of ending your own life to preassembly escape from pain and suffering.  Globally, eight hundred thousand (8 lakhs) people die from suicide in a year.

Sushant Singh Rajput’s sudden death is yet to register among his fans and colleagues. The actor died by suicide on Sunday. Earlier this month, the actor had shared a post dedicated to his late mother on Instagram.

TV actor Manmeet Grewal, who worked on shows like "Aadat Se Majboor" and "Kuldeepak", committed suicide after struggling with dwindling finances amid lockdown

DHANGADHI, Jan 24: The number of suicide cases has been increasing at an alarming rate in Sudur Paschim Province.

NEPALGUNG, Jan 18: Krishna Bahadhur Khadka, the chairman of Kohalpur Municipality-12 who was found dead in a hotel in Baharaich, India, earlier this week had committed suicide after failing to repay bank loans, it has been learnt.

Lets talk about suicide!!

November 23, 2019 15:05 pm

Lets talk about suicide! Bcoz, I don’t want to end my life

Ward chair attempts suicide in Butwal

September 7, 2019 19:30 pm

RUPANDEHI, Sept 7: Ramesh Nepal, the Ward Chairperson of ward 2 of Butwal Sub-Metropolis attempted to commit suicide at his residence in Butwal at around 9 am on Saturday.

CHITWAN, Aug 20: As the fans of TV journalist Rabi Lamichhane, who is in police custody in connection with the controversial suicide of his former colleague Salikram Pudasaini, continue to demonstrate in Chitwan demanding his immediate release, various political parties on Monday expressed their commitment to help the administration for free and fair investigation into the case.

Several actors of Nepali film fraternity used social media to opine their views regarding the arrest of media personality Rabi Lamichhane for an investigation related to the suicide case of journalist Shalik Ram Pudasaini.

PARIS, August 18: Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher — all are among eight French police officers who have killed themselves recently. That makes 64 so far this year — and the number just keeps on climbing.