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Indian-American neurosurgeon convicted of tax evasion


August 24th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Milwaukee (Wisconsin), Aug 24 (IANS) An Indian-American neurosurgeon has been convicted by a federal jury on tax charges for his alleged failure to disclose $8 million in income held in ... Read more...

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Put service tax on NRI remittances on hold: Tharoor


June 27th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 27 (IANS) Lok Sabha MP from Thiruvananthapuram Shashi Tharoor has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to put on hold the service tax on remittances by non-resident Indians ... Read more...

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Government considering separate community policing wing


November 25th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The government would consider institutionalising community policing by setting up a separate wing in police forces and allow law-abiding citizens to participate in police ... Read more...

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Indian American groups seek relief on foreign bank accounts


July 30th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) Several Indian American civic and professional groups have sought President Barack Obama's intervention in a joint campaign seeking relief on penalties stipulated by US tax ... Read more...

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My film is not about Neeraj Grover murder case: Varma


May 6th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Director Ram Gopal Varma has denied reports that his "Not A Love Story" is based on the murder case of Neeraj Grover, creative director with ... Read more...

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Pak needs vibrant, dynamic, independent judiciary: Chief Justice


April 25th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 25(ANI): Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said an independent judiciary is a prerequisite for a strong nation.Addressing the concluding session of the three-day National Judicial ... Read more...

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Case against Trinamool for noise pollution


February 21st, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) Kolkata Police have lodged a complaint against the Trinamool Congress for violating sound pollution norms while holding a rally in the central part of the city Sunday, an ... Read more...

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Russia recruits ex-criminals to fill vacant posts in Interior Forces


January 4th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan 4 (ANI): The Russian Interior Ministry had reportedly given a green signal to recruit ex-criminals to fill the vacant positions, after the number of conscripts recruited for the country's Interior ... Read more...

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India Russia urge Pakistan to bring 26/11 culprits to justice


December 21st, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 21 (ANI): Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, who is in India for an annual summit, today said: " No civilized country can hide terrorists as law abiding citizens."In a joint ... Read more...

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No civilised state can hide terrorists: Russian president


December 21st, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Without naming Pakistan, visiting Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Tuesday said "no civilised state can hide terrorists"."Terrorists are criminals. They, of course, should be punished. Those who ... Read more...

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Commoners to tour Bengal jails, mingle with convicts


December 16th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Sabyasachi Roy Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) Can you imagine law abiding citizens spending a day in jail to interact with hardened convicts? In West Bengal, this novel initiative will start next year ... Read more...

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Patil urges successful Indian community in Laos to be ambassadors of goodwill, respect


September 9th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghVientiane (Laos), Sept.9 (ANI): Urging the Indian community in Laos to continue with their distinctive contributions to furthering Indo-Laotian ties, visiting Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil said on Thursday ... Read more...

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Britain bans anti-terrorism advertisement


August 11th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) An anti-terrorism advertisement of British police encouraging people to report about "suspicious" neighbours who do not talk much or keep their curtains closed has been banned for causing ... Read more...

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‘Offensive’ UK ad encouraging people to report ‘terror suspect’ neighbours banned


August 11th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), Britain's advertising watchdog, has banned a police advertisement on radio encouraging people to report neighbours they suspect as being terrorists, saying it could ... Read more...

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British government curtails ’stop-and-search’ powers


July 9th, 2010 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (DPA) Britain Thursday curbed police stop-and-search powers following years of complaints that they were being used excessively to interrogate law-abiding citizens. Conservative Home Secretary Theresa May said the powers - ... Read more...

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Keeping inmates in prison costs Brit taxpayers more than a place at Eton!


June 30th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Keeping an inmate in prison costs Brit taxpayers 38,000 pounds a year, which is more than a place at Eton, Justice Secretary Ken Clarke is expected to reveal ... Read more...

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Supreme Court Rules Handgun Ban Unconstitutional


June 29th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In many cities which have been plagued with violence, authorities felt that the answer may be to ban the handguns, and so they did, yet the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court: Handgun ban is unconstitutional


June 29th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Jun 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The District of Columbia’s attempt to ban the use of handguns was gutted two years ago, when the US Supreme Court ruled it illegal.Now other states ... Read more...

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Jon Voight Slams President Again


June 26th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American Actor Jon Voight has criticized President Barack Obama for his stance against the Israelis in an open letter. In the letter he pointed out that ... Read more...

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Mexico Files Suit Against Arizona Over Immigration Law


June 23rd, 2010 - 4:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mexico has filed suit against the state of Arizona over the controversial immigration law which was signed into law by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and will take effect ... Read more...

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Iowa Governor Culver signs bill to standardize weapon permit process


April 30th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by BNO News
DES MOINES, IOWA (BNO NEWS) – Iowa Governor Chet Culver signed Senate File 2379 into law on Thursday, a legislation that standardizes the weapon permit process across the state, state officials said.Previously, ... Read more...

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China to improve its management of religious affairs in line with law


April 10th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 10 (ANI): Chinese Vice Premier Hui Liangyu said on Saturday that the government will improve its management of religious affairs in line with laws and regulations.Chinese Government officials would ... Read more...

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Delhi’s illegal constructions: MCD pulled up


April 5th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayank Aggarwal New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Central Information Commission (CIC) has written to the Anti-Corruption Bureau about "widespread and organised activity of illegal and unauthorised construction" and noted that complaints ... Read more...

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Chicago Gun Ban Trial: The Supreme Court V/S Law Abiding Citizens


March 2nd, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Chicago, Mar 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The U.S. Supreme Court is settling cases against arguments that demands a lift from a ban on usage of handguns in Chicago. In Washington D.C., ... Read more...

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Court orders demolition of encroachments in Majlis Park


January 29th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday directed the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to carry out a demolition drive to remove all encroachments in Majlis Park area ... Read more...

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MCCBCHST urges Malaysians not to speculate on religious identity of culprits


January 28th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan. 28 (ANI): A non-profit interfaith organization has urged Malaysians not to speculate on the religious identity of the culprits behind the recent desecration of the mosques.The Malaysian Consultative Council ... Read more...

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Amnesty for South Africans surrendering firearms


January 12th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Jan 12 (IANS) South Africa has announced amnesty for surrendering illegal firearms till the next three months, a move aimed at curbing violent crimes. The firearms amnesty period beginning Monday will ... Read more...

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New census to quiz Britons who are they sleeping with!


October 25th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): The latest census in Britain has been branded as a sex snoopers' charter after revelations that it would ask citizens private questions like who are they sleeping with.Controversial ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi attacks Kerala government on Mullaiperiyar


October 20th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Coming down heavily on the Kerala government for its stand on the Mullaiperiyar dam, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi Tuesday said people would start wondering which state is ... Read more...

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Method Man arrested for tax evasion


October 5th, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by BNO News
STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Clifford Smith, better known as rapper "Method Man," was arrested on tax evasion charges on Monday morning, officials said. Smith surrendered himself to the NYPD ... Read more...

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NWFP Govt. announces establishment of Darul Qaza in province


May 3rd, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar,May 3 (ANI) : The North West Frontier Province government has announced the establishment of Darul Qaza (Islamic courts) in the Malakand region of the province."The government announces the establishment of ... Read more...

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Senior separatist leaders under house arrest in Srinagar


April 24th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 24 (IANS) Senior separatist leaders, including head of the moderate faction of the Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, were Friday placed under house arrest to avoid "law and order problems", ... Read more...

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4/20 is National Weed Day


April 20th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
April 20, or 4/20 has become known as the unofficial national weed day for the lovers of marijuana. The 420 chemical substances present in weed makes 4/20 a special day and in ... Read more...

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SAD announces 2,00,000 cash reward for shoe-throwing journalist


April 7th, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Tuesday announced a cash reward of Rs. 2,00,000 to Delhi journalist Jarnail Singh for hurling a shoe at Union Home ... Read more...

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Shiromani Akali Dal announces cash award for shoe-throwing journo


April 7th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Praising Delhi journalist Jarnail Singh for his "courage and bravery" in hurling a shoe at Home Minister P. Chidambaram during a press conference, Sikh political party ... Read more...

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