Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 9:25 AM

From the Orient to the Middle East, a rhino horn’s journey (Wildllife Feature)

From the Orient to the Middle East, a rhino horn’s journey (Wildllife Feature)

...orities continue to grapple with the deeply entrenched racket of poaching of the famous one-horned rhinoceros in Assam, the demand for its horn in markets abroad refuse to die down. The state symbol of the

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

...e same time, the report said, road accidents in the country may have come down marginally by 0.02 percent during 2012 compared to 2011, but the casualties have increased by 1.6 percent. Among the causes of

Assam Rifles trooper accused of sexual harassment

Assam Rifles trooper accused of sexual harassment

Shillong, July 8 ((Crime News):) The wife of an Assam Rifles trooper Tuesday accused another paramilitary personnel of sexually harassing and blackmailing her, and higher officials of the force of putting pressure on her not to highlight

Key data on road accidents in India (To go with: One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes)

Key data on road accidents in India (To go with: One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes)

...than one death every 3 minutes – Incidence of accidental deaths rose 51.8 percent between 2003 and 2012 – India’s population grew 13.6 percent from 2003 to 2012, but rate of accidental deaths rose 34.2 percent –

Tatra case: Antony admitted V.K. Singh told him about bribe

Tatra case: Antony admitted V.K. Singh told him about bribe

...9, 2010. However, the same was not provided by him to the investigating agency despite efforts”. In March 2012, Gen. V.K. Singh alleged that Lt.Gen. Tejinder Singh met him Sep 22, 2010, and offered him the

Badaun rape: Victims of hollow official claims and ground realities

Badaun rape: Victims of hollow official claims and ground realities

...t rural households across the country do not have toilet facilities, according to a baseline survey conducted in 2012. In reply to questions raised in the Lok Sabha, in February this year, the government stated

After women, Delhi is the most unsafe for children (IANS Special)

After women, Delhi is the most unsafe for children (IANS Special)

...n went up by 52.5 percent in a year. A total of 58,224 cases were registered in 2013 compared to 38,172 cases in 2012. Of the total crimes, 54.2 percent cases were related to kidnapping and

Assam CM refuses to take blame for floods

Assam CM refuses to take blame for floods

Guwahati, June 28 ((Cnews)) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Saturday refused to take the blame for the recent flash floods and landslides that killed eight people here, saying his government has “taken it seriously” and implemented many

24,000 hit by Assam floods

24,000 hit by Assam floods

Guwahati, June 24 ((Cnews)) Over 24,000 people have been affected by floods in four districts of Assam, officials said Tuesday. State Disaster Management Authority officials said flood waters have entered parts of Lakhimpur, Sonitpur, Darrang

Assam MLA’s relative arrested in Meghalaya

Assam MLA’s relative arrested in Meghalaya

Shillong, July 3 ((Crime News):) A relative of an Assam legislator was arrested in Meghalaya for his involvement in the abduction of a State Bank of India official, police said here Thursday. Hanif Ali, the