suicide

To be born poor and a woman!

The government needs to do more to protect vulnerable populations

#Events / Suicide Prevention Helpline “Kaan Pete Roi”: 10 years and counting

Kaan Pete Roi is open every day from 3PM to 3AM. The calls are not recorded and confidentiality is strictly maintained. This is a safe space without judgement and the volunteers are here because they care and want to make a change.

ESSAY / Between falling and failing

Although there is much merit to the representation of women’s pain, the evolution of the heavily aestheticised “sad girl” trope in popular culture has started to make a mawkish caricature of real women’s suffering

Review / ‘Death’s Game’: Exploration of redemption in depths of despair

The Korean drama "Death’s Game" arrived at a time when many adults are grappling with depression and contemplating taking their own lives. We are so consumed by our own miseries that we often overlook the suffering we impose on our loved ones when we succumb to death.

'Parasite' actor Lee found dead amid drug allegations

Lee had been under investigation over illegal drug use allegations amid an ongoing government crackdown on illegal drugs.

Depression: My story in our stigmatized society

The concept of depression was foreign to me, and my limited knowledge of it came from the hushed conversations of elders

Nitin Desai, top Bollywood art director, found dead

Nitin Desai’s notable works include “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam” (1999), “Lagaan” (2001), “Devdas” (2002), “Swades” (2004), “Jodhaa Akbar” (2008) and “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” (2015).

Rape and death of child domestic worker must be probed

Money and influence cannot be allowed to win over justice

‘DB gave no solid evidence that Fardin died by suicide’

The group of Buet students, who went to the DB office today to get details about the death of their peer Fardin Noor Parash, said detectives could not produce any solid evidence in favour of their claim that he died by suicide.

October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018

Schoolgirl 'takes own life' after being stalked

A high school student died allegedly by suicide yesterday morning after being stalked by a young man in the area for a long time.

June 22, 2018
June 22, 2018

Body in suitcase; father ‘kills kids, hangs self’

A man is believed to have committed suicide after killing his children in Narsingdi. Besides, in Savar, the body of a woman has been found in a suitcase, and the body of a teenager recovered from the Bay of Bengal.

June 21, 2018
June 21, 2018

Mother ‘commits suicide’ after killing son in Panchagarh

A woman allegedly commits suicide after killing her minor son at their residence in Panchagarh’s Debiganj upazila.

May 30, 2018
May 30, 2018

Tortured, house help commits suicide in Dhaka

A house help has “committed” suicide after being tortured reportedly by the house owner in Dhanmondi area of Dhaka.

March 30, 2018
March 30, 2018

2 Garo lovers ‘kill selves’ jumping before train in Moulvibazar

Two teenage ‘lovers’ belonging to an indigenous community commit suicide jumping before a running train in Kulaura upazila.

January 23, 2018
January 23, 2018

Woman commits suicide after killing daughter

A mother allegedly commits suicide after strangulating her two-year-old daughter to death at her Sabujbagh residence in Dhaka.

October 21, 2017
October 21, 2017

Nakla upazila chairman found dead

Police yesterday recovered the body of Nakla Upazila Parishad Chairman Mahbub Ali Chowdhury alias Munir Chowdhury from his

October 14, 2017
October 14, 2017

Suicide of Raped Girl: Frustration as case not recorded

Parents and relatives of a school student, who died by suicide on Tuesday in Panchagarh, are frustrated as police have not yet recorded any case against the two youths, who allegedly provoked the 14-year-old girl to do that.

October 12, 2017
October 12, 2017

Harassed, girl 'kills herself'

A schoolgirl has "taken her life" in Ashulia of Savar, on the outskirts of the capital, after allegedly being stalked by two youths.

September 21, 2017
September 21, 2017

Schoolgirl 'kills herself over stalking'

Failing to endure insults by her "stalker", a schoolgirl allegedly committed suicide by taking toxic chemical in Gaibandha's Sadullapur on Tuesday night.

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