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

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

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

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,

Cause of South Korean ferry owner’s death not clear

Cause of South Korean ferry owner’s death not clear

...a quoted Seo Joong-seok, director of the National Forensic Service as saying. The body, which was found June 12 in the country’s southern city of Suncheon, matched that of Yoo, but the death cause was not

Ex airhostess, engineering graduate held in MBBS admission racket

Ex airhostess, engineering graduate held in MBBS admission racket

...icated. The racketeers accepted cheques which they encashed at the branch of a nationalised bank in Bihar opened in the name of the medical college. The money was then transferred to another account of a public sector

‘Crimes against children: Time to break conspiracy of silence’

‘Crimes against children: Time to break conspiracy of silence’

...l abuse. According to the National Crimes Records Bureau (NCRB), crimes against children went up by 52.5 percent in a year across India. A total of 58,224 cases were registered in 2013 compared to 38,172 cases in

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

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

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