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)

...ng 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 northeast Indian state of Assam, the rhinoceros has been listed

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

...lities on Indian roads with 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

Nepal’s ex-crown prince arrested in Thailand with marijuana

Nepal’s ex-crown prince arrested in Thailand with marijuana

...land, Paras used to be a chain smoker and is known for reckless drinking in the party circles of Kathmandu. In the third week of February 2013, he suffered a massive heart attack and underwent

Fake lottery racket busted in China

Fake lottery racket busted in China

...down, and almost 200,000 pieces of paper collected in cities of Guangzhou, Foshan and Zhaoqing in May 28. It is the biggest case of its kind in the province, Xinhua quoted the police as saying.

Protests erupt in Sao Paulo ahead of World Cup kick-off

Protests erupt in Sao Paulo ahead of World Cup kick-off

...emonstrators refused to clear the road. At least one protester was arrested and a CNN journalist was injured in the clash. The demonstrators were chanting ‘There won’t be a Cup’ against the excessive spending by

Over 100 arrested in China for World Cup gambling

Over 100 arrested in China for World Cup gambling

Beijing, July 12 ((Crime News):) As many as 108 suspects were arrested in China for football gambling during the ongoing 2014 FIFA World Cup tournament, the ministry of public security (MPS) said Saturday. Over 18

More school children dying in road accidents in India

More school children dying in road accidents in India

New Delhi, July 25 ((Crime News):) India not only has the dubious distinction of having one of the worst road accident records in the world, but that these are taking more and more young lives, particularly of

Thailand to introduce female-only train carriages

Thailand to introduce female-only train carriages

Bangkok, July 16 ((Crime News):) The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) Wednesday said it would launch women-only train carriages Aug 1, obviously as a result of a high-profile murder case earlier this month. From Aug

Lowering juvenile age to curb offences doubtful prescription (Column: Legal Ease)

Lowering juvenile age to curb offences doubtful prescription (Column: Legal Ease)

...was not desirable. And you see you can’t make a generalisation”, Justice Verma’s report said. The brutalities that accompanied the 2012 Delhi gang-rape rape and recently in Badayun shakes the conscious of the nation but does

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

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

...ired army officer Tejinder Singh following V.K. Singh’s allegation of bribery offer over irregularities in the import of heavy-duty Tatra trucks for the Indian Army. “A.K. Antony, raksha mantri (defence minister), in his statement in parliament