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Chinese top cop faces trial for bribe, abusing power (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) A former police chief in China faced an open trial Tuesday for graft and bending the law for selfish ends.Wang Lijun, having served as Chongqing city's ... Read more...

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Harry to visit China to improve tense relations


September 10th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Prince Harry has reportedly been asked by the Foreign Office to visit China next year to help improve tense British relations with the country, the Daily ... Read more...

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Bogu Kailai sentenced to death with reprieve


August 20th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) Bogu Kailai, wife of former Chinese politician Bo Xilai, was Monday sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve on charges of murdering British businessman Neil Heywood.A ... Read more...

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Bo Xilai’s wife ‘confessed’ to killing British businessman


August 7th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) The wife of China's fallen political star Bo Xilai has confessed to killing British businessman Neil Heywood last November, a media report said Tuesday.Gu Kailai had ... Read more...

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Chinese politician’s wife charged with murdering Briton


July 26th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Bogu Kailai, the wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai, has been charged with murdering British businessman Neil Heywood, Xinhua reported Thursday.Bogu and Zhang Xiaojun, an ... Read more...

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Achala Sachdev passes away


April 30th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 30 (IANS) Bollywood's quintessential on-screen mother Achala Sachdev, bed ridden for the last six months, has passed away in a hospital here, her physician said Monday. She ... Read more...

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China vows thorough probe into Bo Xilai scandal


April 18th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) China has vowed to thoroughly investigate events related to top politician Bo Xilai, a top politician, and his wife who is being linked to the death ... Read more...

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As rumours swirl online, Chinese daily seeks clean up


April 16th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 16 (IANS) The rapid development of internet has brought conveniences and efficiency to information exchanges, but has also speeded up the spread of rumours, Xinhua reported citing a ... Read more...

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‘Sex-and-money’ involved in Briton’s death in China


April 15th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) Accounts published on Chinese websites about a British businessman murdered in a hotel claim to expose a sex-and-money scandal behind China's biggest political crisis in a ... Read more...

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China cracks down on rumours, removes 210,000 online posts (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 12 (IANS) China has removed over 210,000 online posts since mid-March and shut down 42 websites in its crackdown on Internet-based rumour-mongering, a senior official said Thursday.Liu Zhengrong, ... Read more...

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China cracks down on rumours, removes 210,000 online posts


April 12th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 12 (IANS) China has removed more than 210,000 online posts since mid-March and shut down 42 websites in its crackdown on Internet-based rumour-mongering, Xinhua quoted a senior official ... Read more...

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Chinese politician’s wife probed over Briton’s death (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) A rising star of the Chinese political scene has been demoted from the country's powerful politburo after his wife was named by police as a prime ... Read more...

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Kate Moss makes fun of Enrique


March 26th, 2012 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Moss started throwing bread rolls at Enrique Iglesias after he serenaded her during one of his songs.The singer was performing in Mexico and ... Read more...

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Freida Pinto’s ‘Trishna’ at IIFI


November 23rd, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) Hollywood-based Indian actress Freida Pinto-starrer "Trishna" will be screened Friday at the 42nd International Film Festival of Indian here. "Trishna" is about a woman whose life is ... Read more...

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This pinch is going to hurt him a lot


July 31st, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A British businessman on holiday in Singapore faces jail or lashing with a cane for allegedly pinching a woman's bottom, a media report said.Austin Cowburn, a ... Read more...

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Husband plotted Indian woman’s murder with text messages


July 12th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) The husband of Indian-origin woman Anni Dewani, who was killed during her honeymoon in South Africa, plotted her murder by sending phone text messages even as ... Read more...

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Honeymoon murder: Accused husband collapses in court


April 15th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) Indian-origin British businessman Shrien Dewani, accused of plotting the murder of his wife on their honeymoon in South Africa, collapsed in court as he appeared for ... Read more...

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Murdered bride’s family pleads with Shrien Dewani to reveal truth


April 14th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.14 (ANI): The family of Anni Dewani, Shrien Dewani's murdered bride have begged the British businessman to reveal how Anni (28) died adding that they could not rest until they knew ... Read more...

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Hubby’s lawyers to say Indian-origin woman shot accidentally


December 19th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) Lawyers hired by a honeymoon murder accused, Indian-origin British businessman Shrien Dewani, say they have evidence suggesting his newly-married wife was "accidentally" killed during a carjacking incident in ... Read more...

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Assange extradition case could last many months


December 8th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.8 (ANI): WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will fight his extradition to Sweden in a case that could be dragged out for months, costing the British taxpayer tens of thousands of pounds. ... Read more...

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Man arrested for Indian-origin wife’s murder


December 8th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Shrien Dewani, the British businessman whose Indian-origin wife was shot dead while the couple was on honeymoon in South Africa, has been arrested in Britain on suspicion of ... Read more...

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‘Man paid money to have his Indian-origin wife killed’


December 7th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) A British businessman, whose Indian-origin wife was shot dead while the couple were on honeymoon in South Africa, paid to have her killed, a South African court has ... Read more...

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Brit businessman chokes to death at OAP S&M dungeon


October 9th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): A British businessman was choked to death by a spiked steel collar as he hung from the roof in a pensioner couple's bondage dungeon.Lionel Webster, 61, was wearing ... Read more...

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Mchale Was Not Offered Role In ‘Dancing With The Stars’


September 2nd, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Rumours about McHale rejecting to be a part of the dance reality TV show "Dancing with the Stars', has been dispelled finally. A representative confirmed that the ... Read more...

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Pak manager wants betting scam-hit England tour to continue


August 30th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30(ANI): Pakistan Team manager Yawar Saeed insists that the forthcoming Twenty20 and one-day internationals against England should go ahead despite the alleged match-fixing scandal.The Pakistan team is in the midst ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian entrepreneur launches East India Company store in London with eye on Indian market


August 14th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): Indian-born British businessman Sanjiv Mehta, who bought the East India Company in 2005, is re-launching the world's first multinational firm on Saturday after 135 years of its dissolution, ... Read more...

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Hungarian teenager withdraws from virginity auction


August 10th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 10 (ANI): A Hungarian teenager, who sold her virginity in an online auction, had to withdraw, as the winning bidder - a British businessman - was asking her to marry ... Read more...

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Pak police arrests seven for role in Lahore mosque attacks


June 1st, 2010 - 10:49 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 1 (ANI): Police in Lahore have arrested seven men for their alleged links to Taleban militants who attacked two mosques in the city on Friday, killing 93 people, including a ... Read more...

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British fugitive dies mysteriously in Goa (Lead)


March 23rd, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 23 (IANS) British fugitive Ajay Kaushal died mysteriously while being ferried from a jail here Monday night, an official said Tuesday. He had telephoned a local journalist a few days ... Read more...

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British fugitive Kaushal dies in Goa


March 23rd, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 23 (IANS) Briton Ajay Kaushal, fleeing a 15-year sentence for assault and kidnapping in Britain, died mysteriously while being ferried from a jail here Monday night, an official said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Berlusconi to duck corruption trial by claiming he is too busy to attend hearing


March 12th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 12 (ANI): Italian parliament has provided a new escape route to corruption-accused Silvio Berlusconi by passing a new law that allows the Prime Minister to claim he is too busy ... Read more...

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Journalist tipped off Goa police about NRI fugitive


October 28th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 28 (IANS) It was a tip-off from a journalist that helped police in Goa arrest Ajay Kaushal, the NRI from Britain who was fleeing a 15-year sentence for assault and ... Read more...

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Viscera tests to fix cause of Briton’s death in Goa: police


October 27th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 27 (IANS) The cause of death of a 39-year-old Briton, whose body was found in his room in a coastal resort village in South Goa, would only be known after ... Read more...

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NRI on the run from Britain arrested in Goa resort


October 27th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 27 (IANS) A non resident Indian (NRI) who is wanted in Britain for allegedly kidnapping and assaulting a businessman has been held here. Deputy superintendent of police Umesh Gaonkar said ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole ‘becomes face of Simon Cowell’s entertainment company’


July 18th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): Simon Cowell and British businessman Sir Philip Green have reportedly roped in Cheryl Cole for their 1-billion-pound entertainment company.The bombshell reportedly flew to LA for a meeting with ... Read more...

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