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

Assam Rifles trooper accused of sexual harassment

Assam Rifles trooper accused of sexual harassment

...to me and my family,” the woman told journalists. “When I took up the matter with the higher-up of Assam Rifles, instead of listening about my sufferings, the officials asked me unpleasant questions,” she said.

Mercy petitions of Nithari convict Koli, five others rejected

Mercy petitions of Nithari convict Koli, five others rejected

New Delhi, July 20 ((Crime News):) Mercy petitions of six convicts, including Surendra Koli who was found guilty in the Nithari serial rapes and killings, have been rejected by President Pranab Mukherjee following recommendations from the home

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

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 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

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

Custodial violence a serious issue: Court

Custodial violence a serious issue: Court

New Delhi, July 17 ((Crime News):) A court has observed that custodial violence in any form is a serious issue and the judiciary must exhibit zero tolerance for such offences. Additional Sessions Judge Kamini Lau

North Korea rejects dialogue with South over detained missionary

North Korea rejects dialogue with South over detained missionary

Seoul, June 12 ((Cnews)) South Korea said Thursday that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) rejected its offer to hold dialogue over a detained Christian missionary in Pyongyang for more than seven months. The

Romanian president’s brother to remain in custody

Romanian president’s brother to remain in custody

Bucharest, June 28 ((Cnews)) A court Friday rejected an appeal of the Romanian president’s younger brother, following which he will have to remain in custody for a month. Bucharest’s Court of Appeals rejected an appeal