One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

...st every day. It is like jumbo jet crashing every day. I hope the Narendra Modi government takes steps to ensure Indian roads become safer. I’ve written to him too.” Munde is among the several known

Over one lakh suicides in India every year, says report

Over one lakh suicides in India every year, says report

...66 suicides) accounted for respectively 10.8 percent, 9.7 percent and 8.4 percent of the total suicides reported in the country, said the report. These five states together accounted for 53.5 percent of the total suicides reported

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

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

...out such offer of bribe made to him about 1-1.5 years ago by Lt.Gen. (retd.) Tejinder Singh,” the CBI said in its charge sheet which was made available to the media Wednesday. “During investigation, Antony admitted

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

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

...the country, crimes against children 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

Indian driver banned from travel over unpaid phone bills

Indian driver banned from travel over unpaid phone bills

...nding phone bills worth over 22,000 Saudi riyals (around $5,900) by Saudi Arabia’s leading telecom company in capital Riyadh, Arab News reported. Ansari approached the telecom company to clear his name from the defaulters list,

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)

...uthorities 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

Russia issues arrest warrant for two Ukraine officials

Russia issues arrest warrant for two Ukraine officials

Moscow, June 22 ((Cnews)) Russian Investigative Committee announced Saturday that it has issued an international arrest warrant for two Ukrainian officials. The officials are accused of having used heavy weapons in military operations in eastern

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)

...y day due 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 2012 – India’s population grew 13.6 percent

Badaun rape: Victims of hollow official claims and ground realities

Badaun rape: Victims of hollow official claims and ground realities

...cent 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

I want my child back, says woman whose son’s missing

I want my child back, says woman whose son’s missing

...son back,” Aisa told (Cnews). She is among 55 parents of 19 missing students of the V.N.R. Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology in Hyderabad who have been desperately waiting to hear about their sons