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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

Crime going up in Assam, says minister

Crime going up in Assam, says minister

...ecline in the state. While 29 people were killed in the name of witch hunting in 2011, 11 people were killed in 2012. A total of 16 people were branded as witches and killed in 2013,

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

Assam floods: 67 dead, Rajnath to visit flood-hit areas Wednesday

Assam floods: 67 dead, Rajnath to visit flood-hit areas Wednesday

Guwahati, Sep 30 (Crime News): Sixty-seven people have been killed in the floods in Assam’s Brahmaputra Valley even as Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju are expected to visit the flood-affected

Over 400 human trafficking victims rescued in Assam

Over 400 human trafficking victims rescued in Assam

.... He said many women were rescued from Haryana, where there is a demand for girls due to the skewed sex ratio. Assam at present has 14 anti-human trafficking units including one attached to the

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

Assam athlete falls victim to witch hunting, survives

Assam athlete falls victim to witch hunting, survives

Guwahati, Oct 16 (Crime News) An athlete, who brought laurels to Assam in the past, fell victim early this week to witch hunting in Karbi Anglong district but survived the ordeal. Debajani Bora (51), a

Nine arrested for branding Assam athlete a witch

Nine arrested for branding Assam athlete a witch

Guwahati, Oct 22 (Crime News) Nine people, including seven women, have been arrested on charges of criminal conspiracy for branding an Assam athlete as a witch, police said Wednesday. Tulumai Medhi, Jugamayee Medhi, Kalmeswari Medhi,