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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.