Misuse of pharmaceutical drugs rising in India: UN official (IANS Interview)

Misuse of pharmaceutical drugs rising in India: UN official (IANS Interview)

...ntinental drug users because of their easy availability at cheap rates and this is a cause for concern, a top UN official has said. “Cannabis is easily available in India, Nepal and Bangladesh. Heroin is

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

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

New Delhi, July 20 ((Crime News):) Delhi has earned the dubious distinction being a city unsafe for women. Now comes another shocker. Among India’s 53 mega-cities, the national capital is the most unsafe for children as crimes

More women personnel in Delhi police now

More women personnel in Delhi police now

...imes against women. “This has been possible because now the female fraternity is more aware and concerned of the legal advantage of registering the complaints, which was absolutely less decades ago,” he said. According to

36 kg heroin seized in Delhi, six held

36 kg heroin seized in Delhi, six held

...olice S.N. Srivastava told (Crime News):. Zamir and Sheikh were arrested July 26 while exchanging a consignment of 8 kg of the drug in Bhikaji Cama Place area in south Delhi. Saleem, Mohammad and Sakiba

India tops in South Asia’s human trafficking: UN official

India tops in South Asia’s human trafficking: UN official

New Delhi, July 27 ((Crime News):) India has emerged as the top destination for human trafficking in South Asia, a top UN official has said. South Asia representative of the United Nations Office on

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

...h little thought on safety. To put this disquieting data in perspective, almost half the equivalent population of some countries like Iceland or the Maldives is wiped out on Indian roads every year. As

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)

...to two-wheeler accidents – 19 deaths every hour or more than one death every 3 minutes – Incidence of accidental deaths rose 51.8 percent between 2003 and 2012India’s population grew 13.6 percent from 2003 to

More school children dying in road accidents in India

More school children dying in road accidents in India

...llision in Jalandhar in Punjab March 4, 2013, left 11 children dead. These figures indicate how grave the issue of child safety was in India, said Tewari. According to the National Crime Records Bureau, 20

Action against four Delhi Police officials for crime links

Action against four Delhi Police officials for crime links

New Delhi, June 22 ((Cnews)) A Delhi Police sub-inspector was suspended while three other policemen, including an inspector, were removed from active duty and sent to police lines for helping auto-thieves in committing their crime, police said

Criminal who attacked policemen nabbed in Delhi

Criminal who attacked policemen nabbed in Delhi

...4, the gang hit their vehicle against a Police Control Room (PCR) vehicle and escaped, leaving behind an injured Delhi Police constable in the New Friends Colony area of south Delhi. A few hours later, the