South Asian countries come together in fight against wildlife crime
South Asian countries come together in fight against wildlife crime

A three-day meeting of the South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network (SAWEN) concluded in Kathmandu Friday, where it stressed the need for strengthening collaboration in fight against wildlife crime in the region including India and Pakistan.

Young driver's gender plays important role in accidents
Young driver's gender plays important role in accidents

A new study has revealed that gender of the young driver play an important role when it comes to severity of a crash and injuries.

Two tigers at an average are killed per week: WWF

Global conservation organisation WWF today sounded an alarm over poaching of tigers and said that at an average, two wild cats are killed per week due to high demand of their body parts in Asian countries.

Kolkata `silver rush` disrupts traffic

A peaceful suburb of Kolkata witnessed a frenzied rush Tuesday with residents and passers-by seen squatting on the roadside in the Salt Lake area.

Curbs imposed on traffic, pedestrians in Srinagar

Authorities Sunday imposed restrictions on pedestrian and vehicular traffic in five areas of Srinagar city as a separatist march was scheduled.

Now, robot that makes parking an easy affair

Parking has always been cumbersome, but a new technology has made it easy with a robot that will conveniently park your car at your desired location.

More than half of traffic to come from mobile devices: Linkedin

Professional networking site Linkedin today said more than half of its traffic is going to come from mobile devices very soon.

Manali-Leh highway opened for traffic

After seven months of snow clearing, Border Roads Organization (BRO) on Sunday opened Manali-Leh National Highway, considered one of the highest highways of the world.

7 minor boys rescued from being trafficked

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.

Traffic restrictions in place ahead of counting in Delhi

head of the counting of votes for Lok Sabha polls in the national capital on Friday, Delhi traffic police have made elaborate arrangements for the roads leading to the counting centres.

WHO report claims New Delhi has world`s worst air pollution

A World Health Organisation (WHO) study ranks New Delhi as the world`s worst city for air pollution, with an annual average of 153 micrograms of small particulates, known as PM 2.5, per cubic metre.

Poaching of tigers on in protected forests: Study

Poachers are hunting down big cats in highly secured protected forests in the country despite having programmes involving crores of rupees for their conservation, two major global conservation organisations claimed.

Shia protest over Karbala land acquisition add to traffic woes

Shia protesters led by cleric Kalbe Jawad on Wednesday continued with their agitation against acquisition of Karbala land in Jor Bagh area, which led to nightmarish experience for travellers as traffic was thrown out of gear across the city.

J&K highway reopens for two-way traffic from Thursday

Jammu and Kashmir National Highway will reopen for two-way traffic from Thursday.

Traffic nightmare on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway to be over

In a big relief to travellers on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway, toll plazas in 12 of the 16 lanes will be dismantled as the legal dispute over the plazas ended.

`Conference on poaching in London opportunity for govt`

A conference on illegal wildlife trade being held in London is an opportunity for governments to tackle the issue that threatens existence of species like elephants, rhinos and tigers, a global wildlife agency said today.

Intimate scenes tough for Manoj Bajpayee

Manoj Bajpayee has proved to be one of the finest actors with his performances in movies like `Raajneeti` and `Gangs of Wasseypur`, but he says it`s still difficult for him to do intimate scenes.

Dubbing toughest part for Manoj Bajpayee

Manoj Bajpayee has proved his acting mettle in movies like `Pinjar` and `Gangs of Wasseypur`, but dubbing is something which is still "tedious" for the actor.

Patna police launches wheel-lock system to ease traffic

The city police has launched a special drive to catch violators of traffic rule by locking the wheel of erring vehicles in pubic places.

Mumbai safest city to drive: Survey

Mumbai has emerged as the safest city to drive and is also voted as the city with most disciplined traffic, says a road safety survey on drivers conducted in key cities.