violence in society

PETA India to sensitise children towards animals

August 3rd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) In a bid to develop respect and compassion among children towards animals, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has advocated the introduction ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Argentina destroys 11,000 firearms

May 7th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, May 7 (IANS/EFE) Nearly 11,000 firearms surrendered by their owners were destroyed by the government as part of a programme to reduce the number of weapons in Argentina, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India low on global homicide, violence scale: Steven Pinker

January 23rd, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Cognitive scientist Steven Pinker, known for his radical theories about the evolution of language and violence in society, has a good word for India: the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Court upholds life term for teacher who hijacked plane (Lead)

March 29th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday upheld the order of a trial court awarding a life sentence to a teacher who posed as a human bomb ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s feminist writing reflects violence: Muneeza Shamsie (Interview)

April 10th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The shadow of the gun, its impact on society and gender injustice are creeping into contemporary women's literature in Pakistan, feels Lahore-based writer, critic and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Anti-domestic violence bill introduced in Kashmir assembly

March 26th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 26 (IANS) A bill to protect women in Jammu and Kashmir from domestic violence was introduced in the legislative Assembly Friday. Introducing the bill, Social Welfare Minister Sakina Ittoo said the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Suspected Maoist rebels abduct police officer in Jharkhand

October 28th, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by ANI
Hazaribagh, Oct. 28 (ANI): A group of suspected Maoist rebels abducted a police officer on Tuesday evening from Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand state.Five armed men abducted Nirmal Toppo, circle officer of Keredari ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Synopsis: I AM OMAR (2009)

September 17th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
CAST: Rahul Bose, Arjun Mathur, Abhimanyu Singh (from GULAL) LOCATION: Shot in Mumbai OMAR is a film that reveals the nexus between the police and Male sex workers to blackmail and abuse gay men. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Substance abuse increases schizophrenia-violence association

August 11th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 11 (ANI): A study has confirmed the association between schizophrenia and violence, and shown that drug and alcohol abuse may greatly increase it.Published in the open access journal PLoS ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

No place for violence in society: President Patil

August 14th, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Thursday made an oblique reference to the violent incidents in Jammu and Kashmir, appealing for calm and urging efforts towards reconciliation. "Whatever the problem, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

71 per cent of males in Pak justify beating and slapping women: Survey

December 11th, 2007 - 6:36 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 11 (ANI): A recent survey on violence against women in Pakistan has found that 71 per cent males consider slapping and beating women as justifiable. According to the survey, 80 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |