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4-ft tall Mumbai woman hangs herself after being frustrated over being short

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NEW DELHI — A 30-year-old Mumbai woman has committed suicide by hanging herself with a nylon rope inside her Powai flat Wednesday morning, fearing that she will never get married owing to being short, as said by her family to the police.

The woman had returned a year ago after finishing her MBA from London and was searching for better opportunities in private sector companies but was unsuccessful in it, reported local media.

Originally from Punjab, Jaskamal Sehgal and her family had settled in Mumbai several years ago.

She was also depressed about her height, which was a little above 4-feet. She committed suicide when her family had gone to Siddhivinayak temple in Prabhadevi.

Her family found her body hanging upon returning. The door was open and police is probing the reason behind this.

Her family consists of her parents and two brothers; while her father runs a shop, one of the brothers works in USA as an electrical engineer.

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NC consults experts on govt’s policies and programs





KATHMANDU — The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has taken suggestions from experts regarding the government’s policies and programs.

A meeting of the Nepali Congress parliamentary party convened at the parliamentary party’s office in Singha Durbar today consulted with the economists and former bureaucrats on the policies and programs of the government.

The government presented its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 in the Federal Parliament on Monday.

Deliberations will be held on the policies and programs in the House of Representatives and the National Assembly from Wednesday.

NC leader Dilendra Prasad Badoo, talking to the National News Agency, RSS, said that the meeting reviewed the government’s policies and programs and also discussed on issues the party would speak on in parliament.

Before this, the Nepali Congress had decided to put its views in parliament by forming thematic committees.

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