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One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

...ng the same period was 34.2 percent,” the report added. At the 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

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

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

...of the bribe offer by Lt.Gen. Tejinder Singh for clearing the trucks’ purchase file. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday filed a charge sheet against retired army officer Tejinder Singh following V.K. Singh’s allegation

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)

...y day due to two-wheeler accidents – 19 deaths every hour or more 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

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

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

...Ranchi and Jamshedpur (Jharkhand), and Asansol (West Bengal) did not witness a single crime against a children in the entire year. Jammu and Kashmir capital Srinagar recorded only one such case. All across the country,

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

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)

Guwahati, June 29 ((Cnews)) As authorities 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.

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

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

...the cases of sexual 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

Over one lakh suicides in India every year, says report

Over one lakh suicides in India every year, says report

...5 suicides) and Karnataka (11,266 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

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

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

...sition. The minister wants juvenile offenders accused of rape, murder, kidnapping and acid attacks to be tried in regular courts and suffer the consequences of their actions. Child rights activists and judicial pronouncements have opposed

MH17 crash: Dutch investigators examine bodies amid fighting in Ukraine (Roundup)

MH17 crash: Dutch investigators examine bodies amid fighting in Ukraine (Roundup)

...ed in the city of Donetsk in fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian troops. “There are dozens of dead in the city, mostly civilians,” Efe news agency quoted rebel leader Andrei Purguin, as explosions rocked