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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.

Indian gang leader in UK jailed for 12 years for trafficking

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 16:14

A 35-year-old Indian-origin man who headed a gang that trafficked more than 100 women to Britain has been jailed for 12 years while four of his accomplices, including his brother, were also handed down prison terms.

Kerala: CBI prepared to probe child trafficking case

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 19:23

The CBI on Wednesday informed the Kerala High court that it was prepared to takeover investigation of the case relating to bringing of 580 odd children from Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal to the state orphanages.

UN urges Afghanistan, Central Asia to fight drugs

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 13:19

The UN has urged close coordination between Afghanistan and Central Asian countries to combat drug trafficking, media reported Friday. <br><br> "The members of the Security Council underlined the threat posed by illicit drug production, trade and trafficking to international peace and stability in the region," Xinhua quoted a statement issued by the UN as saying.

Easy availability of narcotics responsible for drug abuse: FM

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 14:02

Jaitley said that easy availability could be due to a lot of cross-border smuggling of narcotics into India.

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.

Child trafficking: Orphanage seeks impleadment in PIL

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 21:38

Complaining that police questioning was causing mental agony to their inmates, a Muslim orphanage facing charges of child trafficking on Monday moved Kerala High Court to implead them in a PIL, seeking a CBI probe into a case relating to bringing of over 580 children from eastern states.

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.

CBI impleaded in trafficking case of children

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 16:15

The Kerala High Court on Thursday suo motu impleaded CBI in a petition that sought probe by the central agency into the trafficking of 588 children from Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal to the orphanages in the state.