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Former lawmaker’s body found in Mexico


September 13th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Sep 13 (IANS/EFE) The body of a former state legislator was found in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon four days after he was kidnapped by gunmen, ... Read more...

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Former Colombian general convicted of money laundering


September 7th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 7 (IANS/EFE) A former head of army intelligence was convicted of criminal conspiracy and laundering proceeds of drug trafficking, the Colombian Attorney General's Office said.Prosecutors demonstrated that retired ... Read more...

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Seven members of family found dead in Mexico


August 14th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Veracruz (Mexico), Aug 14 (IANS/EFE) The bodies of seven members of a family were found over the weekend inside a house in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, police said.The ... Read more...

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Top Myanmar officials to report their assets


July 31st, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 31 (IANS) Myanmar's top officials will now have to report their assets to the president, a media report said Tuesday.Myanmar President's Office has notified the government members at ... Read more...

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SC declines government’s plea on VIP Haj quota


July 27th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday declined to entertain the central government's plea to defer, till next year, its July 23 order slashing the dignitaries quota of ... Read more...

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Can’t interfere in policy matters, centre tells SC


July 25th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The central government told the Supreme Court Wednesday that courts could not interfere in policy matters."Policy can be impugned in the court only if, ... Read more...

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India hopeful fishermen captured by Sri Lanka will be released


July 24th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) India said Tuesday it has been pressing Sri Lanka for the early release of 23 its fishermen who were captured by Sri Lankan Navy on ... Read more...

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Revenue not the only aim of resource allocation, SC told


July 19th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The government Thursday told the Supreme Court that the "common good" as enshrined in the constitution and not just the consideration of financial gain ... Read more...

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2G: SC to hold hearing on presidential reference


July 18th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Supreme court Wednesday decided to hold hearing on the presidential reference to answer whether all natural resources other than the telecom spectrum could be ... Read more...

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Auction can’t be only mode of alloting resources, SC told (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The government Thursday told the Supreme Court that it had no problem in allocating natural resources in a transparent, fair and non-discriminatory manner but auction ... Read more...

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24 die after drinking hooch in Honduras


July 11th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, July 11 (IANS) Twentyfour people have died over the past two weeks in Honduras after drinking illicit liquor, said health authorities.The head of epidemicological security for the Health Secretariat, ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka warns life ban on doping sportsmen


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 23 (IANS) Sri Lankan Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has warned sportsmen with strict punishment, including life ban on those found guilty of doping.Aluthgamage said Friday coaches and medical ... Read more...

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Filipino boxer Pacquiao hails WBO decision


June 21st, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, June 21 (IANS) Filipino boxing icon Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao Thursday expressed his gratitude to the World Boxing Organization (WBO) after its five-man panel unanimously declared that he defeated American ... Read more...

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Key Afghan terrorists held for killing 80


June 19th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 19 (IANS) Two leaders of a terror outfit that organised a deadly suicide attack in Kabul in December last year, in which 80 people were killed, have been ... Read more...

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Fiji to launch drive for voter registration


June 15th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Suva, June 15 (IANS) In a bid to ensure that all eligible voters register themselves before the 2014 general elections, the Fijian government has decided to launch a massive nationwide ... Read more...

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Apex Court refuses to suspend order on minority sub-quota


June 11th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to suspend for now the Andhra Pradesh High Court's verdict quashing 4.5 percent sub-quota for minorities within 27 percent ... Read more...

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Mexico enacts witness-protection law


June 9th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 9 (IANS/EFE) President Felipe Calderon signed into law a measure authorizing benefits - including new identities - for people who find themselves at risk due to their ... Read more...

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Pakistan chief justice summons son over graft reports


June 6th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, taking note of a whisper campaign about his son's involvement with a property tycoon to influence cases pending in ... Read more...

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Government given 3 more months to auction 2G licenses (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday gave the central government three more months till August 31 to fulfill all requirements and auction 122 2G licenses which were ... Read more...

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Sex trafficking rampant in Mexico, says lawmaker


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 23 (IANS/EFE) At least 47 sex-trafficking rings are operating in Mexico and the number of victims is more than 800,000 a year, including 20,000 children, lawmaker Rosi ... Read more...

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Government disowns remarks on gays


March 21st, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The government Wednesday sought to disassociate itself from the controversial remarks of Additional Soliciter General P.P. Malhotra that homosexuality was immoral.Attorney General G. Vahanvati told ... Read more...

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Remains of missing Mexican politician found in mass grave


March 17th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 17 (IANS/EFE) One of the victims in a mass grave discovered in May 2011 has been identified as a politician who went missing in July 2010, authorities ... Read more...

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Centre submits report on former chief justice Balakrishnan


March 12th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The centre Monday submitted to the Supreme Court the status report of the probe into allegations that close relatives of former chief justice K.G. ... Read more...

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Four bodies dumped on side of Mexican highway


March 12th, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 12 (IANS/EFE) Four bodies were dumped on the shoulder of the Mexico City-Acapulco highway in the central state of Morelos, authorities said.The bodies, which were inside trash ... Read more...

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Attorney general gets court order in Zardari case


March 10th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Pakistan's Attorney General Maulvi Anwarul Haq has received the Supreme Court's order in the controversial National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) case, Geo News reported Saturday.The order ... Read more...

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Court dismisses plea in Mulayam assets case


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday dismissed a plea seeking registration of a case against Attorney General G.E. Vahanvati, Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj and Maharashtra Chief Minister ... Read more...

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India scrambles after Italy probes VVIP chopper deal


February 24th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) As Italy widens its anti-graft investigations to include the $800-million deal India signed with AgustaWestland for VVIP helicopters, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday asked officials ... Read more...

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Relief for Abu Salem in 1993 blasts


February 17th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) In a relief to Abu Salem, the Supreme Court has stayed all further proceedings in the two cases before the Mumbai TADA court in connection ... Read more...

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Supreme Court questions government on Balakrishnan


February 13th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the government what action it has taken on the representation by NGO Common Cause alleging misconduct against National Human Rights ... Read more...

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Two kidnappers lynched in Mexico


February 12th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 12 (IANS/EFE) A mob in Mexico lynched two suspected kidnappers after they allegedly tried to abduct two high school students, officials said. A third kidnapper was saved ... Read more...

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Army chief loses court battle on age row (Roundup)


February 10th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh suffered a blow Friday in the Supreme Court, forcing him to withdraw his plea demanding that his birth date ... Read more...

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Don’t quit, government tells army chief


February 10th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The government Friday went out of its way to placate Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh, urging him not to quit over his age row.Attorney ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief withdraws age row petition (Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Friday withdrew his petition demanding that his birth date be treated as May 10, 1951. His lawyer said the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court told order on army chief withdrawn (Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The government Friday told the Supreme Court that it had withdrawn a Dec 30 order rejecting a complaint from army chief Gen. V.K. Singh against ... Read more...

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Army chief files additional documents in apex court


February 8th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Indian Army chief, Gen. V.K.Singh Wednesday filed more documents in the apex court in support of his plea for restoring his date of birth in ... Read more...

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