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Naked British wanderer courts freedom


August 11th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) A 53-year-old British man who earned the nickname "Naked Rambler" by walking unclothed, has refused to put on clothes during a court appearance, telling the judge ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Two Indians freed from death row in Malaysia


August 7th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 7 (IANS) A court of appeal in Malaysia Tuesday freed two Indians from the death row after their conviction for carrying narcotics into the country was said ... Read more...

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Britons jailed for brutal ‘punishment rape’


August 7th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) A woman and her boyfriend in Britain were jailed for "punishing" a teenage girl by raping her after they mistakenly thought she had stolen 100 pounds ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russian senators propose legalising handguns


July 25th, 2012 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of Russian senators have presented a report to the Federation Council for reforming the law on weapons and suggested legalising possession of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

400 offenders in Britain raped again after release


July 16th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Over 400 sex offenders carried out rapes after being freed from British jails, say official statistics.Of 3,263 rapists convicted in last three years, 409 had previous ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to redefine personal data stealing laws


July 5th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 4 (IANS) China has plans to redefine regulations about stealing personal data as it causes a lot of inconvenience to the general public.According to a senior officer from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bhupathi-Bopanna delighted at having their way


June 21st, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna Thursday said they are excited about representing India in the men's doubles competition at the London Olympics after having ... Read more...

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British gays not interested in marriage law


June 8th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Homosexuals in Britain are indifferent to Prime Minister David Cameron's campaign for gay marriage, with just over a quarter - 27 percent - saying they ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Protect human rights: Chinese leader tells police


May 28th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 28 (IANS) A top leader of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has urged the police and the judiciary to protect human rights while fighting crime in China.Zhou ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Take strict action against foodgrain hoarders: Parliament panel


May 13th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has slammed the low number of convictions of foodgrain hoarders in the past three years and said it shows the non-serious ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Euro-missile defense could intercept Russian ICBMs


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The projected European missile defense system could have the ability to intercept Russian intercontinental ballistic missiles by 2020, Secretary of Russia's Security Council Nikolai ... Read more...

Posted in World |

South African police to communicate better with public


March 19th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, March 19 (IANS) Police in South Africa will take steps to improve communication with the public to ensure communities are updated on the work they are doing, state-run news ... Read more...

Posted in World |

All Indian police communalised, says Bhushan


February 27th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Team Anna member and Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan Monday claimed that police across the country were "communalised"."Police throughout the country are clearly ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mexico a huge producer of child porn: Official


January 26th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) Mexico is one of the world's biggest producers of child pornography, and is also a source, transit and destination country for people involved in sexual ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Saudi man tries to sell son on Facebook


January 11th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Riyadh, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Saudi man has offered his son for sale on Facebook. Saud bin Nasser Al Shahry says he decided to sell his son after his illegal debt ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

BJP making excuses not to pass Lokpal bill: Singhvi


December 29th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is making excuses not to pass the Lokpal bill, Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said in the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Swedish journalists jailed in Ethiopia on terror charges


December 27th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Two Swedish journalists have been jailed for 11 years in Ethiopia for entering the country illegally and supporting terrorism, BBC reported Tuesday.Martin Schibbye and Johan Persson ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

In social field, keep ego aside: Anna


October 19th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Even as two important people have quit his campaign against corruption over differences with a key team member, Anna Hazare has observed that egos ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

How barbaric is Pakistani society, wonders daily


October 17th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Terrible atrocities often go unnoticed, showing "just how barbaric a society we have become", Pakistani daily said Monday as it expressed shock over sexual assault ... Read more...

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11 unsolved terror cases since 2000: Chidambaram


September 15th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) There are 11 unsolved terror cases across the country out of the 48 cases being investigated by the security agencies since 2000, Home Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Goa sets up panel against fake recruitment agents


September 12th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 12 (IANS) The Goa government has formed a high level committee to protect aspirants seeking jobs abroad from being duped by fake agents.The committee will be headed by ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

178 terrorism cases in US ended in convictions since 9/11 (To go with 9/11 accused has gone to the gallows)


September 10th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Of the 196 among 345 terrorism cases brought to US courts since the 9/11 attacks, 178 have ended in convictions.# Nearly 3,000 held on terrorism charges ... Read more...

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Iran sentences US hikers to eight years in jail


August 21st, 2011 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 21 (IANS) Iran's judiciary has sentenced two US hikers detained in the country on charges of spying to eight years in jail, state-run IRIN television channel reported.The two ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Most food adulteration cases in Uttar Pradesh


August 10th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh reported the maximum number of food adulteration in the country, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Tuesday adding that the country's average adulteration ... Read more...

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British woman convicted for 229th time


June 28th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) A woman thief in Britain has been called the "worst female criminal ever seen" by a shocked judge who jailed her for her 229th offence.Penelope Russell, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Low terrorists’ convictions worry Pakistani military


June 13th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Pakistan's military authorities have expressed serious concern over what they call the "dismally low rate" of conviction of terrorists by courts across the country, says a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Belarus jails two more former presidential candidates


May 27th, 2011 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, May 27 (IANS) A Belarusian court sentenced two more former presidential candidates to jail Thursday, taking the total number of ex-presidential candidates being imprisoned in the country to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Set up special courts for Dalit cases: Wasnik


April 29th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 29 (IANS) States should set up special courts to try cases related to atrocities on Dalits, union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Mukul Wasnik said Friday.He said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US, China to hold human rights talks in Beijing


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22(ANI): The United States and China will hold human rights talks in Beijing next week, the State Department has said.The discussions on Wednesday and Thursday would focus on "human rights ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mukhtaran Mai fears being killed after Pak Supreme Court acquits rape accused


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Multan, April 22(ANI): Mukhtaran Mai, a Pakistani victim of a village council-sanctioned gangrape, has expressed fears that she might be killed by the accused acquitted by the Supreme Court on Thursday.Mai was ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Prince Andrew’s daughter given diamond necklace by Libyan businessman


March 28th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): More pressure is being piled on Prince Andrew over his work as Britain's special trade representative after it was alleged that his daughter Princess Beatrice was given a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cheryl Cole’s brother jailed for 6 years


March 12th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Cheryl Cole is facing further heartache, as her brother has been jailed for his part in an armed robbery last year.Andrew Tweedy has been caged for six years ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India remains “vulnerable” to terrorism, says Chidambaram


February 1st, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said that India remained "vulnerable" to terrorism as new groups were suspected to be behind some terror attacks that took ... Read more...

Posted in National |

UK man with 578 convictions never jailed by criminal justice system


January 29th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): A man in Britain, who has been convicted 578 times, has never seen the inside of a prison because the criminal justice system did not think it was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

LiLo, Paris Hilton ‘offered $500K each to fight in boxing match’


January 26th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton have been offered 500,000 dollars each by Hollywood Boxing Federation promoter to take part in a boxing match.Federation promoter, Damon Feldman, has ... Read more...

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