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.

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

Assam Rifles trooper accused of sexual harassment

Assam Rifles trooper accused of sexual harassment

...plaint against Negi about how he has been sexually harassing me over the phone for the past four months, but the officers advised me not to take the matter forward as it would bring bad reputation to

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)

...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 from 2003 to

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

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

...only one such case. All across the country, crimes against children 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

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

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

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

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