Efforts to bring down suicides in Kerala seem to be paying off as the suicide rate in the state came down from 30 percent in 2001 to 25.25 percent in 2010, Social Welfare Minister MK Muneer said.
A study said military suicides have gone up since the beginning of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
A World Bank report pegs the no. of suicides in Pak at 7,000 in 2008.
Suicides in the US Army this year have topped last year`s record-breaking numbers, with the military particularly troubled by new statistics showing a surge in suicide rates among young soldiers, officials have said.
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