Suicide refers to the act of taking one’s own life.According to WHO, over one million people commit suicide every year making it the 13th leading cause of death around the world. That means that suicide claims twice as many lives as the dreaded HIV and is a sign of deep mental distress.
- Editorial Team
November 15, 2013 at 05:25pm
Peer pressure, spiralling costs, academic problems, substance abuse, romantic stress are some of the common problems most youngsters face.
October 09, 2013 at 04:17pm
Being increasingly connected to the virtual world can lead to depression and in some cases suicide.
September 10, 2013 at 11:31am
One of the major hurdles in preventing suicides is the stigma attached to seeking help when one is suffering from mental illness.
July 27, 2013 at 08:41pm
A study has suggested having two to four cups of coffee every day can reduce the risk of suicide among men and women by 50 per cent.
- Rachel Hercman
June 11, 2013 at 08:59am
The recent news of Jiah Khan’s suicide is sad and disturbing. To hear about a young, beautiful, famous actress deciding she had no other solution
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June 05, 2013 at 04:24pm
‘Tum itna jo muskura rahe ho, kya gham hai jisko chhupa rahe ho...?’ As the showbiz world sombrely comes to terms with the suicide of actress
- Pavitra Sampath
March 11, 2013 at 02:41pm
The recent incidences of school going children committing suicide, fearing bad marks or failing in an exam had me thinking about the time when I was
- Nirmalya Dutta
March 11, 2013 at 11:47am
Ram Singh, the main accused of the Delhi rape case and the man who was driving the bus on December 16 was found hanging from his Tihar Jail
- Pavitra Sampath
March 01, 2013 at 12:28pm
In a country where 130,000 deaths occur annually due to road traffic accidents and 53% women suffer from domestic violence leading to grave injuries,
- Pavitra Sampath
September 10, 2012 at 07:30am
Did you know? According to the WHO over one million people die due to suicide every year, it is the 13th leading cause of death world
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