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Two Tibetans set themselves on fire: Reports

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 14:52

Two Tibetan monks in China have set themselves on fire to protest at a 2008 crackdown, overseas groups and reports said, adding to a string of self-immolation protests in recent years.

Man tries self-immolation near Parliament House

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 00:46

A 39-year-old man on Friday tried to immolate himself near Parliament House to protest against his dismissal from Border Security Force (BSF), police said.

Tibetan monk sets self on fire in China: Reports

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 18:29

The monk, 43, "committed self-immolation," in Gansu province, which has a heavy ethnic Tibetan population, state-run news service Xinhua said on a social media account.

32-year old woman burnt alive in Kendrapara

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 17:44

A 32-year old woman was burnt alive, allegedly by her husband, in Pattamundai area of Odisha`s Kendrapara district apparently for her failure to bear an offspring.

AAP joins protest over police inaction in self-immolation case

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 18:28

AAP extended its support to a protest organised by DU teachers, employees and students` unions over police inaction into allegations of sexual harassment against a DU college principal by a sacked employee who committed suicide.

BJP seeks FIR against accused in self-immolation bid case

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 20:51

Self-immolation bid by former employee of Bheem Rao Ambedkar College outside Delhi secretariat was result of "sexual harassment" at workplace, BJP`s Vijay Jolly and Aarti Mehra demanded FIR in case.

Man who set himself ablaze in National Mall of US dies

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 10:54

A man who set himself on fire on the National Mall in the US capital has died of his injuries, which were so severe that authorities will have to use DNA and dental records to identify him, District of Columbia police has said.

Immolation bid by woman ex-employee of college in Delhi

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 22:42

A woman formerly employed in a Delhi University college set herself on fire here Monday over alleged sexually harassment by the institution`s principal, police said. The victim is in hospital with critical burns.

China unveils world`s highest Daocheng airport in Sichuan

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 14:02

In a move that would significantly reduce the time taken to travel to provincial capital Chengdu and promote tourism, China has opened world’s highest civilian airport in Garzi, a Tibetan region of Sichuan province.

`Harassed` by youths, minor Dalit girl commits self immolation in Haryana

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 21:48

Unable to bear constant harassment by two youths, a 14-year-old dalit girl on Sunday allegedly committed self immolation in Kalayat town.

Maharashtra top cop RK Sahay sets himself afire, battling for life

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 18:36

Additional Director General of Police RK Sahay set himself afire at his home late Saturday. Police officials said Sunday it was a suicide attempt.

Tibetan monk held for fabricating self-immolation

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 20:09

A Buddhist monk has been arrested in China for allegedly "fabricating" the suicide of a Tibetan herdsman into a case of self-immolation protesting against Chinese rule in Tibet.