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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.

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

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

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

Crime going up in Assam, says minister

Crime going up in Assam, says minister

Guwahati, Aug 4 (Crime News): The number of those killed in Assam has been steadily increasing, from 1,321 in 2011, to 1,368 in 2012 and 1,383 in 2013, while 876 people have been killed till July this

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