Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicPrevention of suicide

Topic: prevention of suicide

On World Suicide Prevention Day, a look at the mental health crisis brought on by pandemic

This year, the observance of World Suicide Prevention Day has become all the more vital given the Covid-19 pandemic that has led to an increase in mental health issues.

Many suicides can be prevented, if India breaks silence on mental health

A recent report by the WHO said India had the highest rate of suicide in Southeast Asia in 2016.

One in every 3 women who commit suicide globally is an Indian

Indians also account for 1/4th of all men who commit suicide. The problem is especially high among the age group 16-39, and among the elderly.

On Camera

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(L-R) Joe Biden, Xi Jinping, and Narendra Modi | ThePrint

India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

ThePrint team | Rafale M jet (left) and Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet (right)

Indian Navy to go for govt-to-govt deal with US or France for fighter planes

Navy is in the process of expediting a trial report into operational demonstration by Rafale M of French firm Dassault Aviation and F/A 18 Super Hornet of American company Boeing.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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