Centre proposes to amend Statistics Act to cover J&K

 Government has proposed to amend a 7-year old Act to enable the Centre to collect statistical data in Jammu and Kashmir for removing a "legislative vacuum" with regard to data collection in the state.

Top Ugandan prosecutor in 2010 bombing trial shot dead: police

Gunmen shot dead Monday a top Ugandan state prosector whose cases include the trial of 13 men accused of involvement in Al-Shebab bomb attacks that killed 76 people in 2010, police said.

Youth gets life term in rape-cum-murder case

A special court here sentenced a youth to life imprisonment for rape and murder of a woman police constable in 2010.

Climate change: Tibet wettest in 2010 in 3,500 years

Recent decades have likely been the wettest on record in the semi-arid Tibetan plateau, researchers say, warning that any further large-scale warming might lead to even greater rainfall.

Humility crucial for Spanish champions, Del Bosque says

Vicente del Bosque`s principle concern going into next year`s World Cup finals is that his players might have lost the humility that underpinned recent success, the Spain coach was quoted as saying on Tuesday.

Myanmar`s 15 ethnic parties agree to form union

Fifteen Myanmar ethnic parties have agreed to unify to form the Federal Union Party, Xinhua reported.

Police files charge sheet against suspected IM operative Fasih Mahmood

Suspected Indian Mujahideen module Fasih Mahmood, who was deported from Saudi Arabia last year, was on Saturday chargesheeted for terror acts in connection with the 2010 Jama Masjid attacks.

30 mn Indians victims of cybercrime in 2010: Study

In India every four out of five adults using online services have been victims of cybercrime.

103 Indians attacked in Australia in 2010: Govt

As many as 103 Indians either
lost their lives or were injured in attacks in Australia in
2010, the government informed the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

Lowest-ever polio cases recorded in 2010

India has moved closer to
eradication of polio, recording only 42 cases in 2010 compared to 741 in the previous year.

Naxals abducted 782 people in 2010

Maoists violence continued
unabated in Left Wing Extremism affected states as more
than 1,000 people have lost their lives in Naxal violence and
782 people were kidnapped by the rebels in 2010.

Thefts top the Mumbai railway crime record in 2010

Thefts, followed by
pickpocketing and chain snatching, topped the crime record under the jurisdiction of Mumbai suburban railway in 2010.

2010 tied for warmest year on record: UN

The warmest year on record is a three-way tie: 2010, 2005 and 1998.

China tried 376 defendants in 2010 for Xinjiang unrest

An attack on Chinese military police in Xinjiang in 2010 killed six people.

Top 10 global weather events in 2010

A panel of experts has ranked the top 10 global weather and climate events of 2010.

2010 warmest year since 1901: IMD

2010 was the warmest year since
1901, the India Meteorology Department (IMD) announced on Thursday.

Himachal receives record number of tourists in 2010

With both domestic and foreign tourists visiting the state round the year, Himachal Pradesh registered a record growth in tourist arrivals in 2010.

Eminem leads rap sales surge in 2010

Eminem`s `Recovery` became the No. 1 retail channel.

Afghan violence in 2010 kills thousands: Government

The number of Afghan police killed during 2010 fell about 7 percent to 1,292.

Julia Roberts is among top “Religion Stories” of 2010

Julia Roberts’ conversion to Hinduism is among the top-20 “2010 Religion Stories of the Year” list created by Religion Newswriters Association (RNA).