Saturday, 17 February 2018

Tag Archives: suicide

Jiah Khan death case: Charges framed against Sooraj Pancholi

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MUMBAI: Indian sessions court on framed charges against Bollywood actor Sooraj Pancholi for allegedly abetting actress Jiah Khan’s suicide. Judge framed charges against the 27-year- old actor under section 306 (abetment of suicide) of the Indian Penal Code, to which he pleaded not guilty. “Sooraj pleaded innocence and the examination ...

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Ex-pole dancer jailed for encouraging postman to kill himself

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LEICESTER: A former pole dancer who left a postman to die alone, after deceiving him into believing they had a genuine suicide pact, has been jailed. Natasha Gordon was found guilty by a jury, at a recent trial, of encouraging Matthew Birkinshaw to take his own life. She claimed it ...

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Indian man commits suicide due to persistent hair fall

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BENGALURU: A software engineer in India committed suicide on Sunday after no one could solve his persistent hair loss problem. Police identified the victim as 27-year-old R Mithun Raj, who was working in a software company in Bengaluru. Mithun killed himself by hanging. He committed the act in his room, from ...

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Amazon apologises for call centre worker sent threats to customer

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LONDON: Michael Jacobson received five book recommendations including Death, Follow You Home and Suicide’s An Option.. “We have zero tolerance for any misuse of customer data and have apologised to the customer,” Amazon, which offered Mr Jacobson a £50 goodwill gesture, said. “The individual involved no longer works for Amazon,” ...

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August Ames dead: Adult star dies in suspected suicide

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CALIFORNIA: Adult movie star August Ames has died at the age of 23. Ms Ames, originally from Nova Scotia, Canada, passed away in Camrillo, California on Tuesday morning, according to reports. Her death was confirmed by her devastated husband who said: “She was the kindest person I ever knew and she ...

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Japanese journalist Miwa Sado dies from overwork

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TOKYO: Miwa Sado, 31, logged 159 hours of overtime in the month before she died in 2013 at Japan’s NHK broadcaster. Following an investigation, NHK revealed this week the 31-year-old political journalist died from heart failure from working excessive hours. In Japan, death due to overwork is known as ‘Karoshi’ ...

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10-yr-old commits suicide in India

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SHIMLA: A 10-year-old boy allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in a store room near his house in Bagdi village here, the police said today. The incident occurred last night and the boy allegedly posted his suicide note, written in Hindi, on a social media website and messaging application, they ...

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’13 Reasons why’ triggered suicide searches online

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LONDON: A popular TV series that showed a teen ending her life may have triggered a surge in online searches for suicide, including how to do it. That’s according to a new study about the show 13 Reasons Why. Netflix released all 13 episodes on March 31. Researchers found that ...

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Texting suicide case: Michelle Carter faces 20 years at sentencing

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LONDON: Michelle Carter’s own words helped seal her involuntary manslaughter conviction in the suicide of her boyfriend Conrad Roy III. Hundreds of her text messages presented as evidence over six days of testimony in June convinced a Massachusetts judge of her guilt in a criminal case that hinged largely on ...

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Indian actress of Jagga Jasoos commits suicide, husband arrested

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MUMBAI: A recently released film Jagga Jasoos’s actor Bidisha Bezbaruah, who was also a famous Television host as well as a singer commits suicide at her flat in Gurugram on Monday as reported by the local news. “Bezbaruah was found hanging from a ceiling fan in her rented accommodation which ...

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