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Human trafficking rising due to female foeticide: Court

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 22:00

A court here has urged exercising of zero tolerance in female foeticide cases, observing that the illegal sex determination tests are giving rise to human trafficking.

Probe on into trafficking of boys to Kerala

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 14:46

A six-member investigating team of Kerala police`s CID wing Wednesday started probe into the illegal migration of 58 young boys who were trafficked to that state from West Bengal`s Malda district but later rescued.

Cuba rejects US human trafficking blacklist

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 12:00

Cuba dismissed a US report which put the island nation on a blacklist of "human trafficking countries."

Thailand disappointed with US trafficking downgrade

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 14:04

Disappointed with US` decision to downgrade it for failing to combat human trafficking, Thailand today said it was not right for one country to use its yardstick to judge the performance of another nation.

US downgrades Pakistan in human trafficking, China upgraded

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 08:06

Alleging that the Pakistan government does not fully comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, the US has downgraded Pakistan to "Tier Two Watch List" in its latest annual Trafficking in Person report for the year 2014.

Indian wins `Trafficking in Person Hero` award in US

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 19:58

An Indian activist was today presented with the `Trafficking in Person Hero` award by the US for his work in the fight against human trafficking.

Rani Mukerji`s `Mardaani` is based on human trafficking

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 20:25

Bollywood actress Rani Mukerji`s upcoming film `Mardaani` is based on human trafficking.

UN says forced labour USD 150 billion-a-year business

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 20:35

Trafficking, forced labour and modern slavery are big business generating profits estimated at USD 150 billion a year, the UN labour agency said today.

7 minor boys rescued from being trafficked

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 13:46

Seven minor boys were rescued while being trafficked in Odisha`s Rayagada district and a middle-man allegedly involved in child trafficking racket was arrested, the police said today.

India, Myanmar ink accord on border cooperation

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 18:13

In a significant development, India and Myanmar have inked a pact to enhance security cooperation in combating the key issues of insurgency, arms smuggling and human trafficking.

Hundreds of exhausted migrants arrive in Sudan

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 22:55

Hundreds of exhausted illegal migrants reached the safety of a northern Sudanese town Saturday, an AFP journalist said, after 10 people died when human traffickers abandoned them in the desert.

4 women, 1 minor from Chhattisgarh sold in Delhi; woman held

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 22:24

A woman, who had allegedly sold off in Delhi four tribal women and a minor girl belonging to Chhattisgarh`s Korba district, was today arrested, police said.