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.

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Police on Thursday arrested three persons including Rabi Lamicchane, a television presenter, in connection with an apparent suicide of journalist Shalikram Pudasaini.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Recent reports of young people committing suicide have grabbed national headlines. Although a lot of schools and colleges are taking significant steps to help their students by hiring student counselors and child physiologists, 'teen suicides' are only going up.

NEW YORK, Aug 11: Jeffrey Epstein died of an apparent suicide in his jail cell, now prompting an additional federal investigation into his death along with one already examining allegations of sexual abuse and conspiracy against him.

NEW YORK, Aug 10: Financier Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges in New York, a former law enforcement official said Saturday.

KAWASOTI, Aug 8: A woman has been rescued when she attempted to commit suicide with her two offspring by jumping off the bridge over the Narayani River at Chhata Chowk in Binayi Triveni rural municipality in Nawalparasi (East).

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Recent data on poison-related suicide unveiled by Police Headquarter shows three people die each day consuming poison.

Young cyclist and the activist, Yubak Lama was found dead on his room located at Hattiban on Sunday.

LOS ANGELES, Aug 3: The teenager who opened fire with an assault rifle at a weekend food festival in Northern California, killing three people, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, autopsy results announced on Friday found.

GORKHA, Aug 3: Recent data on suicide unveiled by Gorkha police shows that more men committed suicide than women in the district in the past three years.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Yukta Prasad Shrestha, one of the accused in the Lalita Niwas land scam, committed suicide on Sunday following his latest grilling by investigators from the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) for his alleged involvement in the scam.

KATHMANDU, July 19: A former employee of Tribhuvan University has committed suicide on Thursday.

BAJURA, June 29: A student of Panilekh, Badimalika Municipality-1, has committed suicide following the poor result in SEE.

DHADING, June 28: On June 23, Kali Mijar, 34, a member of Dhunibesi Municipality committed suicide by consuming a chemical fertilizer. Police are still investigating to find out the reason behind her suicide.

MYAGDI, May 21: After failing to provide two square meals to his children, Ambar Bahadur Ramjali of Annapurna Rural Municipality-1 committed suicide two years ago. He earned his living as a laborer. Extreme poverty compelled him to hang himself from a tree in a local community forest.

BANKE, May 15:  A 13-year-old girl in Nepalgunj sub-metropolitan city in Banke who conceived a baby after being sexually exploited by yet-to-be-identified person has her life at stake after she attempted an unsafe abortion.

Can’t we prevent Suicide?

May 14, 2019 18:43 pm

Despite being a serious health problem, several myths are associated with suicides. In conversation with My City, Dr Ojha debunked five such myths.

BIRGUNJ, May 14: Two young women were found hanging in the villages of Chipharmai Rural Municipality,  Parsa district in the last two days.

NEPALGUNJ, May 12: The parents of Bhumisara Kunwar of Banke who died on Friday after poisoning herself on May 6, have accused her in-laws and husband of provoking her to commit suicide.

BHARATPUR, May 10: Situation took a nasty turn when a youth serving jail sentence in the prison of Area Police Office, Ratnanagar was found in a critical condition.

DOLAKHA, May 1: Three months after an inmate awaiting trial committed suicide in Charikot-based the District Prison, Dolakha, another inmate committed suicide by hanging on Tuesday.

LOS ANGELES, April 30: Suicides by young Americans rose by nearly a third in the month following the 2017 debut of popular Netflix television drama series “13 Reasons Why,” in which a teenage girl kills herself, a U.S. study showed on Monday.

BELFAST, April 19: An off-duty journalist was killed after shots were fired during rioting in the Northern Irish city of Londonderry overnight, in what police on Friday said was likely the work of militant nationalists opposed to the British region’s 1998 peace deal.

CHITWAN, April 6: A mother along with her two children allegedly committed suicide in Bharatpur Metropolitan City on Thursday evening.

BHARATPUR, April 5: Three members of a family have committed suicide in Bharatpur last night. Mother, son and daughter of the same family living in Bharatpur metropolis-18, Shantinagar, Clinic Tole committed suicide by hanging themselves.

SYANGJA, April 4: A woman in Syangja committed suicide Tuesday apparently after delivering a child out of wedlock.

KATHMANDU, March 15: At least 7,144 people committed suicide across the country, 57% of which were youth, according to Nepal Police data of the past 16 months.

Teenage girl found hanging in Bhaktapur

February 19, 2019 16:57 pm

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 19: A teenage girl has been found dead in the district on Tuesday.

Suicide is avoidable: Experts

January 17, 2019 11:03 am

KATHMANDU, Jan17: Suicide is avoidable to some extent if proper attention is given to people showing a suicidal tendency, according to government authorities working to bring down such cases.

Life: continuous test of endurance

January 3, 2019 15:34 pm

According to the cases reported in Nepal Police, in the fiscal year, 2073-74 5,131 suicide cases were recorded in Nepal. The number increased to 5,346 in the following fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: An elderly man committed suicide inside the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Maharajgunj on Sunday night.

Girl's body found in Tikapur

November 30, 2018 11:31 am

TIKAPUR, Nov 30: A body of a girl has been found at Tikapur municipality-1 near Debu rice mill.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Data maintained by Nepal Police shows that theft cases across the country doubled during Tihar this year, compared to those during the festival last year.

DHADING, Nov 12: The dead body of an HIV-infected woman who committed suicide remained untouched in the postmortem hall of the District Hospital, Dhading for two days as doctors feared examining it.

Man kills sons, hangs himself

October 23, 2018 02:30 am

BARA, Oct 22: A 40-year-old man of Bara district committed suicide after killing his two sons on Sunday. According to police, Surendra Ram of Jitpur Simara Sub-metropolitan City hanged himself after killing his sons - Subin and Bipin.

Man commits suicide in Rolpa

September 24, 2018 11:46 am

ROLPA, Sept 24: A man has committed suicide near Runtigadhi rural municipality-6, Rolpa on Monday. Kule Kami alias Kul Prasad BK, 51, shot himself to his neck with the rifle, informed Police. Police further informed, BK had shot himself at his house and died on the spot.

Life: a continuous test of endurance

September 20, 2018 08:42 am

Life is an amalgamation of unpredictable ups, and downs. Unfavorable events lead to anxiety. If the stresses keep piling up, it can bring about devastating consequences. Contentious pressure reduces the thinking capacity, hampering the day-to-day activities. Eventually, it leads to fatigue, mental disorders, and provokes suicidal thoughts.

KABUL, Aug 5: A Taliban suicide bomber killed three NATO forces on a foot patrol in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday in an attack that also wounded a U.S. soldier and two Afghan troops, NATO said in a statement.

ISLAMABAD, July 25: A suicide bomber on a motorcycle rammed into people waiting outside a busy polling station in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Wednesday, killing at least 31 and casting a dark shadow on what was to be a historic day for the country as Pakistanis cast ballots to elect their thirds consecutive civilian government.

KABUL, July 15: The number of civilians killed in Afghanistan reached a record in the first half of the year, despite last month’s ceasefire, with a surge in suicide attacks claimed by Islamic State, the United Nations said on Sunday.

A suicide bombing in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad has killed at least 19 people, most of them members of the country's Sikh minority.

STRASBOURG, June 9: U.S. celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, host of CNN’s food-and-travel-focused “Parts Unknown” television series, killed himself in a French hotel room, officials said on Friday, in the second high-profile suicide of a U.S. celebrity this week. He was 61.

GULMI, June 3: Sabitri Ghimire, 44, a resident of Ghurkot rural municipality-7 attempted to commit suicide twice in a day by jumping in the Kali Gandaki River. After being rescued, Ghimire said that she had decided to end her life after family related issues and conflict.

GAUSHALA, May 22: Two teenage girls have committed suicide by consuming poison here at Balawa municipality – 1 of Mahottari district.

AFGHANISTAN, May 13: At least six people were killed and nearly 20 others were wounded in a suicide attack in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city near the gate of the finance department.

INDONESIA, May 13: Suicide bombers on motorcycles and including a woman with children targeted Sunday Mass congregations in three churches in Indonesia's second-largest city, killing at least 11 people and wounding dozens in one of the worst attacks on the country's Christian minority, police said.

MYAGDI, May 13: When a seven years old from Mangala-3 attempted suicide, his family rescued him in a critical stage. After the young one was found hanging in his house, he was immediately rushed to Pokhara for treatment. The reason behind his suicide attempt is yet to be ascertained. Although the child has returned home safely, his parents are preoccupied with the feeling that he may attempt this again.