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Indian-American treats wife as slave; gets away with probation


May 24th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 24 (IANS) An Indian American man whose family forced his wife into slave labour was spared jail but sentenced to three years' probation and ordered to perform ... Read more...

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Afghan jailed for raping two women in Australia


April 14th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 14 (IANS) An Afghan asylum seeker in Australia, who said he did not understand the concept of consensual sex, has been jailed for nine years for brutally ... Read more...

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Katich reprimanded for his comments on Clarke


December 5th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 5 (IANS) Discarded Australian Test opener Simon Katich was let off with a reprimand by a Cricket Australia disciplinary hearing for making controversial comments against current captain ... Read more...

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Oz-Indian “dangerous” driver jailed over crash leading to death of unborn baby


November 16th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 16 (ANI): An Indian origin driver in Australia, Amrick Sing Thind, has been sentenced to three years and five months of imprisonment over a crash that led to the death ... Read more...

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Oz teens plead guilty to terrorising Indians in ‘Punji hunting’ spree


November 12th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Nov 12 (ANI): A Victorian judge has suggested that some youths should be "put in a dark cupboard at 16 and brought out again at age 25" after hearing how two ... Read more...

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Court frees Australian caretaker who had sex with teenager


August 6th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 6 (IANS) An Australian court Friday freed a 22-year-old man after convicting him of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl in a care facility two years ago. County Court ... Read more...

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Australian jailed for having 60,000 child pornography images


July 26th, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 26 (IANS) An Australian man has been sentenced to five years in prison for downloading nearly 60,000 "depraved and disgusting" child pornography images. Ian David Blundell, 31, downloaded 56,767 pornographic images, ... Read more...

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Australia needs more judges for sex trials


July 11th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 11 (IANS) With the growing number of sex offences, a senior judge in Australia has said the nation needs more judicial appointments to reduce the backlog of cases. Victorian county court's ... Read more...

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Incestuous father jailed in Australia


June 9th, 2010 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 9 (IANS) A man was sentenced to 13 years imprisonment for sexually abusing her teenaged daughter and forcing her into prostitution. The 58-year-old man pleaded guilty to six counts, including two ... Read more...

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Father gets 9-year jail term for raping, pimping disabled daughter to friends


June 8th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 8 (ANI): A man who sexually abused his intellectually disabled daughter and pimped her for money to his friends has been jailed for nine years.The sexual abuse began when the ... Read more...

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29-year-old Indian national jailed in Australia for sexual assault of a minor girl


May 31st, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 31(ANI): A 29-year-old Indian national has been jailed for at least two years and three months for sexually assaulting a nine-year-old girl in Melbourne, Australia.According to reports, Mujahed Ur-Rahman had ... Read more...

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Mark Sanford Gives His Consent To Pay $74,000 To Resolve Ethics Complaint


March 19th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Columbia, South Carolina, Mar 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford has finally given his consent to pay an amount of $74,000 in fine to put an end to ... Read more...

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Judge says Oz teens accused of attacking Indian men not to remain in custody


February 17th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.17 (ANI): Two teenage thugs, who served less than a year in youth detention for a terrifying racist attack on a group of Indian men, will not have to serve any ... Read more...

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Long jail terms for Australians who attacked India-born doctor (Lead)


November 18th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 18 (IANS) Three Australian youths were Wednesday awarded jail terms of up to 18 years for viciously attacking India-born doctor and former head of the Australian Medical Association Mukesh Haikerwal ... Read more...

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Oz man jailed for 18 years for beating Indian origin doc with bat


November 18th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 18 (ANI): Three Australian men who beat Indian origin doctor Mukesh Haikerwal during an armed robbery in September last year were sentenced to a combined term of 44 years in ... Read more...

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No comfort from jail term to attackers, says India-born doctor


November 18th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 18 (IANS) India-born doctor and former head of the Australian Medical Association (AMA) Mukesh Haikerwal Wednesday said he takes "no comfort" from jail terms for his attackers who inflicted such ... Read more...

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Terri Irwin loses fight in multimillion-dollar lawsuit


March 5th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne , Mar 5 (ANI): Celebrity naturalist Terri Irwin has failed in her bid to have a multimillion-dollar lawsuit she is fighting moved to her home state of Queensland .The widow of ... Read more...

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