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Nov 27, 2018
Home 'most dangerous' place for women, says UN report; 58% of female homicides across world committed by familyIn statistics released on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime calculated that of a total 87,000 female homicide cases worldwide in 2017, some 50,000 — or 58 percent — were committed by the victims' intimate partners or family members.
Oct 10, 2018
Amarinder Singh calls for collective efforts to fight drug menace in Punjab, says UN body can play pivotal roleAmarinder Singh on Wednesday sought support and assistance from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to fight the drug menace.
Dec 04, 2017
NCRB releases 2016 crime report: Why we need to steer clear of 'crime capital,' 'rape capital' labels in headlinesWhile we go about mining NCRB data for trends on crime, we would do ourselves and law enforcement agencies a favour if we steer clear of misleading labels for cities and states.
Aug 01, 2017
Home Ministry joins hands with UN Office of Drugs and Crime to combat human traffickingThe UN Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Home Ministry have joined hands to combat human trafficking.
Jun 26, 2017
International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking: UN calls for integrated fight against drugs and organised crimeInternational Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is marked on 26 by the UN to raise awareness of the major problems drugs cause
Jun 22, 2017
Illegal drugs market 'thriving' globally as opium, cocaine production escalates: UN reportThe global narcotics market is "thriving", with production of cocaine and opium substances soaring and opioids wreaking havoc said a UN agency.
May 31, 2017
Punjab govt likely to sign MoU with United Nations to intensify its war against drugsThe Punjab government is all set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations as part of its efforts to intensify its war against drugs.
Apr 01, 2016
Number of women being trafficked from Bangladesh into Mumbai brothels is rising, says NGOThe number of women being trafficked from Bangladesh into Mumbai brothels is rising as part of greater migration from India's eastern neighbour, and police and social groups need to do more to rescue and repatriate them, a charity said on Thursday.
Nov 18, 2015
Dark web on the agenda of Global Investigators Meet in New DelhiThe clandestine world of 'Dark Web' and virtual currency Bitcoin will be the focus of deliberations among global investigators gathering in New Delhi on Wednesday for the sixth global conference on asset recovery organised by Interpol.