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Starving sisters rescued in Delhi to get financial help


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikhsit here Saturday announced financial aid of Rs.1 lakh each for the starving sisters rescued from their north Delhi apartment last ... Read more...

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1988 Lockerbie bomber al-Megrahi dies in Tripoli


May 20th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by BNO News
TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BNO NEWS) -- Abdelbaset Mohmed Ali al-Megrahi, the only person ever convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing which killed 270 people, died Sunday afternoon at his home in the Libyan ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber who killed 270 is dead


May 20th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, the lone person convicted in the bombing of a US plane over Scotland's Lockerbie that killed 270 people, died Sunday, CNN ... Read more...

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Pakistani kid gets liver transplant in India


November 4th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Karachi resident Shehary Ali Sayyed had just sat down to study Sep 26 when he collapsed and was admitted to a local hospital in a ... Read more...

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Lucknow’s school inspector introduces citizens’ charter


September 28th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) In a unique initiative, Lucknow's district inspector of schools has introduced a citizens' charter, laying down a deadline for completion of every major task in the ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber found at mother’s house


August 29th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) The man who bombed a flight over Scotland's Lockerbie killing 270 people and was released from jail on compassionate grounds has been tracked down to his ... Read more...

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Gaddafi must face Lockerbie trial, says acquitted man


August 28th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) A man acquitted of the Lockerbie bombing, in which 270 people were killed, has said Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi should be tried in court over whether ... Read more...

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U.S. presidential candidate Romney calls on Libyan rebels to extradite Lockerbie bomber


August 23rd, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by BNO News
BOSTON (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday called upon Libya's Interim Transitional National Council (NTC) to arrest and extradite the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing.Romney, a former ... Read more...

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India’s banking industry hit by nationwide staff strike


August 5th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Majority of banking transactions across India were hit Friday as some one million staff struck work to protest proposals to divest government stake in state-run ... Read more...

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Richie rich: Punjab’s millionaire woman cop in CBI net


August 3rd, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) A palatial bungalow, lakhs in cash and jewellery, two luxury cars and a well-stocked bar with the best of international liquor brands -- CBI sleuths stumbled ... Read more...

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Land allotments again haunt Yeddyurappa


July 4th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 4 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday said he had allotted residential plots in Mysore to four of his relatives on "compassionate grounds".The chief minister's acknowledgement came ... Read more...

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Court orders allowance for widow of sacked cop


April 24th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Police to give an allowance on compassionate grounds to the widow of an ailing constable who was ... Read more...

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Outrage over UK decision to allow Libyan defector to fly to Qatar


April 13th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): The British Government has been accused of turning the country into a 'transit lounge for alleged war criminals' for allowing former Libyan former Foreign Minister Musa Kusa to ... Read more...

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Britain told US not to intervene in Lockerbie bomber release: Wikileaks


April 11th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Britain's envoy to the US had told America last year that it should not stop the release of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset-al-Megrahi from a Scottish prison, reveals the ... Read more...

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Libyan Justice Minister Al-Jleil says Gaddafi ordered Lockerbie bombing


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Libyan Justice Minister Mustafa Mohamed Abud Al Jeleil on Wednesday told a Swedish newspaper that Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi ordered the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, which killed 270 people.Al-Jleil told ... Read more...

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British ministers ‘acted like lawyers for Libyans’ to secure Lockerbie bomber’s early release


February 8th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): The release of Whitehall papers have revealed that Britain's last Labour government had 'acted like lawyers for the Libyans' in securing the early release of Lockerbie bomber ... Read more...

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Scottish Govt. denies striking deal with Libya over Lockerbie bomber’s release


February 7th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburg, Feb 7 (ANI): The Scottish Government would reportedly release new documents detailing discussions with Westminster to deny speculations that it had played a major role behind the scenes to release Lockerbie ... Read more...

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Britain advised Libya on Lockerbie bomber’s release: WikiLeaks


February 1st, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) British government ministers secretly advised Libya on securing the successful early release of the Lockerbie bomber from a Scottish prison, according to the US documents released by ... Read more...

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Libya trade loss fears led British ministers to back Lockerbie bomber’s release: Wikileaks


February 1st, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Britain would have suffered a setback in its political and economic ambitions in Libya if the Lockerbie bomber, Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, was not released from a Scottish prison, according ... Read more...

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Britain secretly advised Libyan govt. on how to secure Lockerbie bomber’s release: Wikileaks


February 1st, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Secret US diplomatic cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' have revealed that British ministers had secretly suggested ways to the Libyan government for the early and ... Read more...

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Drugs were to be given to Lockerbie bomber to extend life by 19 monthsDrugs were to be given to Lock


January 26th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.26 (ANI): Doctors were preparing to treat Lockerbie bomber Adbelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi with drugs that could have extended his life by at least 19 months when he was released from ... Read more...

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US woman held for spying in Iran (Lead, Changing dateline)


January 6th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) An American woman has been held in Iran after spy equipment was found hidden in her teeth, a media report said Thursday.Customs officials detained the 55-year-old woman, identified ... Read more...

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‘UK pressurised Scotland to release Lockerbie bomber over oil deal between BP-Libya’


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): The British government had pressurised Scotland to release the convicted Lockerbie bomber last year over fears of "commercial warfare" from Libya, according to a report released by four ... Read more...

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Gujarat riots: Extra Rs.85 crore relief to be given to victims


December 14th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 14 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court was informed Tuesday that the state government would disburse another Rs.85 crore compensation to 752 victims of the 2002 communal riots. A division ... Read more...

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UK blocks official report into Lockerbie bombing


December 12th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.12 (ANI): British Government authorities have blocked the publication of an official, 800-page dossier detailing the Lockerbie bomber's grounds for appealing against his conviction.The decision to keep the report secret has ... Read more...

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Scottish officials skeptical about Lockerbie Bomber being close to death


December 10th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh (Scotland), Dec.10 (ANI): Scottish Government officials are reportedly skeptical about the Lockerbie Bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi being close to death.Reacting to news coming out of Tripoli, Libya, that al-Megrahi was ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber said to be close to death


December 9th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli (Libya), Dec.9 (ANI): Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi was last night said to be "close to death".According to The Scottish Sun, the freed mass murderer, 58, was on life support after ... Read more...

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‘Lockerbie bomber close to dying’


December 9th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) A Libyan man convicted for the 1988 Lockerbie bombing in which 270 air travellers were killed is in a coma and may have only days to live, a ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: Britain feared Gaddafi’s wrath


December 8th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Britain feared that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi would take harsh action against its interests if the Lockerbie bomber was not released, according to the US diplomatic cables ... Read more...

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UK feared Col Gaddafi ‘could cut off its knees’ if Lockerbie bomber was not released


December 8th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Secret cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' have revealed that Britain feared the fact that Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi could "cut us off at the ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber’s family to sue Britain


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has claimed that the family of released Lockerbie bomber is preparing to sue Britain for false imprisonment and medical neglect, it was reported here ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber’s family to sue Scotland over ‘medical neglect’ in jail: Gaddafi


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3(ANI): Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi has revealed that the family of Lockerbie bomber Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi is preparing a multi-million pound compensation claim against Scotland for false imprisonment ... Read more...

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Job on compassionate grounds not a right: Court


October 26th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 26 (IANS) Getting a job on compassionate grounds is neither a statutory nor a fundamental right of the family of a government employee who dies in service, the Gujarat High ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber’s release ‘manipulated’ by Scottish government: US senators


September 30th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 30(ANI): The Scottish government 'purposely manipulated' Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi's release to ensure that he was freed on compassionate grounds, US senators have claimed.Senator Robert Menendez, Senate Committee on ... Read more...

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Gujarat gets time to decide on jobs for riot victims’ kin


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 23 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday gave four weeks' time to the state government to take a decision on giving jobs on compassionate grounds to family members of those ... Read more...

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