“Love Affair” A Reason Behind Kota Suicides, Claims Rajasthan Minister Shanti Dhariwal

Shanti Dhariwal also said that “parental pressure” is another reason behind suicide Kota: Rajasthan minister Shanti Dhariwal has said love affair was a reason behind many suicide cases among students, including a 16-year-old girl who died at her hostel recently, provoking her father to ask him for evidence. The minister claimed at a press conference […]

UK Plans To Restrict Paracetamol Sale To Reduce Suicides: Report

The availability of paracetamol will be limited in the UK. (Representational Pic) UK government is planning to limit the availability of over-the-counter drugs containing paracetamol to reduce deaths by suicide. According to Sky News, this is part of the National Suicide Prevention Strategy unveiled recently. The document highlights how reductions in deaths by suicide have […]

Kota Suicides – Reduce Study Time, Introduce Fun Activities: Panel’s Tips To Curb Suicides

A spate of suicides has been reported in Rajasthan over the past few years. (Representational) Kota (Rajasthan): A high-level empowered committee Monday recommended coaching institutes here to reduce study hours and create a friendly environment for students by adding fun activities to their routine, officials said. This recommendation came after a marathon meeting of the […]

Rajasthan’s Kota Officials To Conduct Psychological Tests Of Students To Stop Suicides

The psychological test is meant to ascertain psychological status of the student. (Representational) Kota: In a bid to check the rising cases of suicide by coaching students in Kota, the district administration here will conduct psychological tests of coaching students every fortnight, officials said. The tests will help identify suicidal tendencies among students so that […]

Kim Jong Un Issues Secret Order As Suicides Skyrocket In North Korea: Report

The confidential suicide prevention order was delivered in an emergency meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has issued a secret order to ban suicide in the country, after data showed numbers skyrocketing, according to government officials who spoke to Radio Free Asia (RFA). The dictator described the act as “treason against socialism” and has ordered local governments to […]