Video footage of the suicide attempt, shot by local youth, went viral on social media.
Some people nearby raised an alarm, following which a team of the State Disaster Response Force reached the spot.
Social media has turned into a hunting ground for sexual predators as they can prey on unsuspecting minors and women under the garb of virtual anonymity.
From dealing with puberty and body-image issues, societal and parental pressure to coping with an unmet need for validation and unhealthy social media behaviour — adolescence is often an age of storm
The study used data collected from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health between 2011 and 2017 involving about 394,415 people aged 12 and older.
Three instances of drowning of teenagers, including a girl, in separate incidents were reported on Saturday and Sunday.
Researchers found that reframing how students view food-marketing campaigns can spur adolescents, particularly boys, to make healthier daily dietary choices for an extended period of time.
Food insecurity in mid-childhood and early adolescence were associated with impaired ability in maths and English.
When fear extinction does not occur properly, anxiety disorders such as post-traumatic stress syndrome, phobias or panic attacks occur.
Two teens were killed in a shooting at their high school in the southwestern US state of New Mexico today, police said, adding that the assailant was dead.
To understand what their child is going through, parents and schools have a vital role to play. They need to spend more time with kids and keep an eye of their routine, added the psychiatrist.