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Teenager hangs himself after scolding from sister

BEAUFORT: A teenage boy hanged himself to death after being scolded by his elder sister for skipping school. District police chief Deputy Supt Azmir Abdul Razak said the teenager’s body was discovered at the third floor of a shoplot in

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Gov’t to decriminalise attempted suicide, says DPM

PUTRAJAYA: The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) will be directed to review Section 309 of the Penal Code towards decriminalisation of attempted suicide, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. She said the issue was among the decisions

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Payal Tadvi suicide: Accused plead against imprisonment

MUMBAI: The three accused in Dr Payal Tadvi suicide case broke down in Mumbai court yesterday when the court adjourned their bail applications for hearing to June 17. The three accused Dr Hema Ahuja, Dr Bhakti Meher and Dr Ankita

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Post-mortem report points to Payal Tadvi’s murder?

MUMBAI: The post-mortem report of Payal Tadvi, who allegedly ended her life after facing “extreme harassment” and casteist remarks, has revealed evidence of a ligature mark on her neck. Under ‘provisional cause of death’, the autopsy report stated ‘evidence of

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Suicide: University addressing mental health issues among students

PUCHONG: Shocked by two suicide cases in the span of one week, Taylor’s University said that it is aggressively finding ways to address mental health issues faced by its students. One of the Facebook user, presumably a student from Taylor’s

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Teen suicide: Victim may have suffered from depression

PUCHONG: The mother of the Sarawakian teen who committed suicide early this week in Kuching told the police that the victim did not show any signs of behavioural changes prior the incident. Padawan district police deputy chief, DSP Mervin Lisa

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MCMC: Report suicidal posts immediately to authorities

PUCHONG: Social media users are advised to be more attentive and sensitive to any suicidal postings on social media to prevent incidents like what happened in Sarawak from recurring. The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) said reports should be

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Teen’s death: Gov’t may amend law to tackle cyber-bullying

PUCHONG: The government may amend the Communications and Multimedia Act (CMA) 1998 to better tackle cyber-bullying and online suicide attempts after a 16-year old killed herself on Monday. Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said he had instructed the

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Ramkarpal: Lack of empathy led to 16-year old’s death

PUCHONG: Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh today said he was appalled by the lack of empathy shown by social media users which led to the death of a 16-year old girl in Sarawak. On May 13, the victim took her

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Sri Lanka Blast: Nine suicide bombers identified

COLOMBO:Sri Lanka’s police yesterday named nine people who staged Easter Sunday suicide bombings that killed 253 people, and said the attackers’ assets will be confiscated in line with anti-terror laws. Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera confirmed that two of the luxury hotels

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