Drugs, prostitution worth 10bn pounds to British economy

The inclusion of illegal activities such as prostitution and drugs into national accounts would add about 10 billion pounds to national output, Britain`s statistics office said Thursday.

Gurdwara shooting victim for anti Sikh violence statistics

The son of a gurdwara shootout victim has appealed to the FBI to include anti-Sikh violence in hate-crime statistics.

Pending cases in NHRC come down

An intensive effort to bring down
pending cases in the NHRC appears
to have yielded some results.

Over 5,200 railway employees booked for fraudulent practises

Railways has ordered departmental
action against more than 5,200 officers for their alleged
involvement in various fraudulent practises in an attempt to
check corruption and bring in transparency in administration.

The Great Recession: The numbers tell the story

A year ago this weekend, the Dow Jones industrial average had just finished a slow-motion crash. Over eight days, it fell 2,400 points, or 22 percent, and stood at 8,451.

Statistics show need for overhauling health: Obama

President Barack Obama is keeping up the drumroll for health insurance change, saying new government figures paint a grim picture of 6 million Americans losing their coverage.