Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety

As Goa’s tourism season sets in, cops to take on drug...

PANAJI: As the tourism season in Goa gathers momentum, the drug mafias are expected to comeback with full force. Already this season the state has...

Lemon Tree deploys NEC India’s face recognition solution

DELHI Tech firm NEC India said it has completed the deployment of a face recognition solution (FRS) at Lemon Tree hotel here, adding an extra...

Wild Elephant kills couple in Kerala’s Periyar reserve

KERALA In a sorry incident, a couple from Gujarat were trampled to death by a wild elephant while trekking in Central Kerala’s Pathanamthitta district. Police said the incident...
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Woman with 33 live bullets held at IGI airport

DELHI The police arrested a woman passenger for allegedly carrying close to three dozen live bullets in her baggage at the Indira Gandhi International (IGIA) airport in...

India not part of travel database of Interpol

DELHI It is not yet clear what role, if any, was played by two Iranian passengers believed to have boarded the Malaysia Airlines flight MH...

CCTVs installed in 632 Kolkata buses to make them safer

KOLKATA The state-run Calcutta State Transport Corporation installed three CCTVs per pus in 632 buses introduced under the JNNURM scheme to make travel safer for...
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Air India writes to Delhi Police over inaction over Gaikwad issue

DELHI: Air India (AI) has written a letter to the Delhi Police asking why there was a delay in taking any action against Shiv...

Not our headache, Mah tourism tells victim

MUMBAIThe state tourism body on Thursday shrugged off responsibility for ensuring female tourists' safety at heritage sites, citing a jurisdictional technicality. At a two-hour meeting...

Karnataka protests Cauvery order; highway blocked, buses pulled off road

BENGALURU: Hundreds of protesters on Tuesday blocked  the Bengaluru-Mysuru highway in Karnataka and 700 buses were taken off roads in massive protests a day...
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Handbag stamping for domestic flyers at 6 more airports to end...

DELHI: Come Thursday and domestic flyers out of six more airports — Chennai, Jaipur, Lucknow, Patna, Trivandrum and Guwahati — will not need to...