5 suicides in 9 months in 2 hospitals in Chandigarh

suicide 5 suicides in 9 months in 2 hospitals in ChandigarhOn Thursday, at the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32, a patient commits suicide. He is a 52-year old patient whose name is Saravjit Singh, who attempted to commit suicide by jumping from fourth floor of GMCH on Thursday. His reason to attempt such act is still not clear. Saravjit was suffering from a kidney problem had undergone an operation.

During the last nine months, two leading medical institutes in the city PGI and GMCH, Sector 32, have witnessed five suicides of patients undergoing treatment. In fact, 14 out of the around 29 suicides were committed by patients suffering from different ailments in the city this year.

“Saravjit’s condition is very critical and his family members hinted that he was upset.” SHO of the Sector 34 police station Kirpal Singh gave such statement to the media. Saravjit fell on the second floor, and his condition is critical.

By stressing that it was responsibility of the kin to make patients realize the value of their lives, a psychologist, Jitendra Mohan said,”A patient takes such vulgar step when he loses all hope of survival, but our alert attendants can understand his mental state, while observing his activities and attitude.” Read more

Sharad Pawar slapped by Harvinder Singh in New Delhi

Yesterday, when Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar was coming out of a cultural programme at the NDMC Convention Centre around 1.30pm, Assaulter Harvinder Singh, who was waiting for him, slapped him.

There were a sudden harassment among the media, all the journalists and also Pawar. All were shocked and immediately taken out to Pawar from that place. Then police arrested him and was taken to Barakhamba Road police station for interrogation. The Delhi police booked him under Section 323 (Causing hurt), 353 (Attack on public servant) and 506 (Criminal intimidation).

While giving the action to his thought, Singh kept shouting, “He is corrupt”.” All of them are corrupt”. Read more

India’s 2011 silver imports drops from 2010

According to the news released by a senior official at SocotiaMocatta, Silver imports to India, the world’s biggest consumer, would be low as compared to 2010’s 3030 tonnes as traders are not happy with the cost hitting more than Rs 50,000 per kg.

While talking to media, the managing director of India Bullion, SocotiaMocatta, part of the Bank of Nova Scotia said, “Silver business is not that significant (by volume)… couple of months ago it was very good when prices had tapered off.”

Reports have said that the December silver contract on India’s Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) was down 0.84 percent at 55,375 rupees per kg.

Venkatesh expects demand to improve if prices come down to 40,000-45,000 rupees. Read more

Rahul Dravid completes 13,000 Test runs

According to the latest news from Mumbai test match, Star batsman from the Indian cricket team, Rahul Dravid became the second player – after Sachin Tendulkar – to reach the extraordinary milestone of 13,000 runs in Test cricket.

He reached to this landmark with a boundary through the covers off Darren Sammy on the third day’s play between India and West Indies at the Wankhede Stadium on Thursday.

Te great wall of Indian cricket team, Rahul Dravid completed this achivement in his 160th Test and 277th innings, and although Tendulkar (163) required a lesser number of innings, he has achieved the same in the shortest span, in his 16th year of Test cricket. Read more


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