World`s five hotspots of biodiversity

Here are five of the world`s highest biodiversity ecologies still over 70 percent intact as identified by the Conservation International.

Five US urban counties lead terror hot spots list

Nearly a third of all terrorist attacks on American soil from 1970 to 2008 occurred in just five metropolitan US counties.

`Landlocked North-east a hotspot of trafficking`

The North East Region is a hot spot of human trafficking landlocked by international borders coupled with ethnic violence and armed conflict in the area, said Assam State Commission for Women chairperson Mridula Saharia Friday.

Bihar hotspot of child marriage

Bihar is one of the hotspots of child
marriage in the country and on an average marriages of 67 per
cent of girls below 18 years of age are solemnised every year,
state Minister for Social Welfare Damodar Rawat said.