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)

...” Amit Sharma, coordinator of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Rhino Conservation, told (Cnews). “Most of the traders are from Nagaland who deploy poverty-stricken locals to kill the animals for a large sum of money. Finding

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

Forest fires trigger landmine explosions along LoC in Poonch

Forest fires trigger landmine explosions along LoC in Poonch

...esday. Police told (Cnews) in winter capital Jammu, “Forest fires raging along the LoC in Mendhar sector of Poonch district have triggered explosions of over two dozen landmines in the area. “Troops of

Elephant kills woman in Bengal forest

Elephant kills woman in Bengal forest

Kolkata, July 15 ((Crime News):) The body of a tribal woman, trampled to death by an elephant was found Tuesday in Maraghat range of Jalpaiguri forest division in West Bengal, a forest official said. “Four

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

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 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

Pushkar’s death controversy revives after AIIMS doctor’s claims (Roundup)

Pushkar’s death controversy revives after AIIMS doctor’s claims (Roundup)

New Delhi, July 2 ((Crime News):) The controversy surrounding the death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, was again revived Wednesday after the chief of the AIIMS forensic department reportedly said he was pressurised

Dog blown up after chewing crude bomb in Goa

Dog blown up after chewing crude bomb in Goa

Panaji, June 30 ((Crime News):) Goa Police and the forest department Monday said they will launch a joint probe after a dog ‘exploded’ after eating a crude bomb often used by poachers to hunt wild game.

A bribe taker will go straight to jail, warns judge

A bribe taker will go straight to jail, warns judge

...S.K.D. Dass Naik, Bale Singh Kasana, Bhagwan Singh, Raghuvender Kumar and J.L. Chopra – were found guilty of abusing their official positions by fraudulently clearing leave travel concession (LTC) bills, thus causing wrongful loss to the central