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

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

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

Crime going up in Assam, says minister

Crime going up in Assam, says minister

...n the rise in the state in the last three years. The number of kidnappings 3,785 in 2011, increased to 3,812 in 2012 and 4,831 in 2013. The state has already recorded 3,261 abductions till

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

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

...n 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 related to kidnapping and

Badaun rape: Victims of hollow official claims and ground realities

Badaun rape: Victims of hollow official claims and ground realities

...t 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

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)

...ts abroad refuse to die down. The state symbol of the northeast Indian state of Assam, the rhinoceros has been listed as endangered due to extensive poaching. Two-thirds of the great one-horned rhinos are

Ex airhostess, engineering graduate held in MBBS admission racket

Ex airhostess, engineering graduate held in MBBS admission racket

Kolkata, July 31 (Indistan News): A former airhostess and an engineering graduate have been arrested from a hotel in Odisha’s tourist resort Puri in connection with a medical college admission racket, police said. Bidhannagar Deputy

South Korean soldier who killed five comrades apologises

South Korean soldier who killed five comrades apologises

...ugh, the motive behind his attack is unknown at the moment, it is speculated that the attack could have been the result of “bullying” by his companions, a practice that is still prevalent in the South Korean

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

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

...52.5 percent in a year across India. A total of 58,224 cases were registered in 2013 compared to 38,172 cases in 2012. Among India’s 53 mega-cities, Delhi is the most unsafe for children as crimes against