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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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Debate rages over judges who fall asleep on the job (The Funny Side)


August 24th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
A dramatic controversy is raging in the corridors of international justice. We all know judges have to be present at trials. But do they have to be paying attention? Do they ... Read more...

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Supreme Court’s additional office complex plan approved


July 4th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The government has cleared the construction of an additional office complex for the Supreme Court on a 12.19-acre land here at a cost of ... Read more...

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Pinki undergoes sex test (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist athlete Pinki Pramanik, accused of being a male and currently in judicial custody for alleged rape, underwent a gender determination test Tuesday ... Read more...

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Arrest warrants issued against Nirmal Baba


May 19th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 19 (IANS) A Bihar court Saturday issued arrest warrants against self-styled godman Nirmal Baba in connection with a case of cheating and fraud filed by one of his ... Read more...

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Three executed over fatal fire in China


March 29th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) Three people responsible for a fire, in which 11 people were killed and two others badly injured in China's Jilin province last year, were executed Thursday, ... Read more...

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Three get life term for former JNU student leader’s murder


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 23 (IANS) A special court here Friday sentenced three people to life imprisonment for the murder of Communist Party of India-Marxist-Leninist (CPI-ML) leader and former Jawaharlal Nehru University ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Three arrested, more likely


March 20th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday arrested three people in connection with the Adarsh Housing Society scam, over a week after being rapped by the ... Read more...

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Charges framed against Lalu, Mishra in fodder scam (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 1 (IANS) A special Bihar court Thursday framed charges against former chief ministers Lalu Prasad and Jagannath Mishra along with 32 others in a case related to fraudulent ... Read more...

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CBI court frames charges against Lalu in fodder scam


March 1st, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 1 (IANS) A Bihar court Thursday framed charges against former chief ministers Lalu Prasad and Jagannath Mishra along with 32 other accused in the case related to fraudulent ... Read more...

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Belarus tells EU, Polish envoys to leave


February 29th, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, Feb 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belarus has told the head of the European Union delegation to Belarus and the Polish ambassador to leave the country, the foreign ministry said Tuesday.EU ... Read more...

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Human rights condition improving in Myanmar: UN envoy


February 6th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 6 (IANS) The human rights situation was improving in Myanmar but serious challenges still remained and needed to be addressed, UN special envoy Tomas Ojea Quintana has said.Quintana, ... Read more...

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Pakistani court frees three Iranian soldiers


January 15th, 2012 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) A Pakistani court has released three Iranian security men, who were arrested earlier this month for entering into Pakistani territory and killing a man, said court ... Read more...

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China executes mafia-style gang leader


December 13th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 13 (IANS) The leader and two core members of a mafia-style gang that terrorised people in southwest China's Kunming city were executed Tuesday, court officials said.Gang leader Jiang ... Read more...

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Poland releases Russian spy on parole


November 17th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Polish authorities Thursday released on parole a Russian national who was sentenced in 2010 to three years in prison for spying.Russian businessman Tadeusz Juchniewicz was ... Read more...

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Judge fired upon in Haryana court


October 28th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), Oct 28 (IANS) A judge holding court in this Haryana town had a narrow escape Friday when a man fired at him inside the courtroom, police said.The judge, ... Read more...

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Bihar court seeks arrest of 11 Nepali Maoist leaders


September 15th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 15 (IANS) A Bihar court Thursday issued arrest warrant against 11 Nepali Maoist leaders including a former minister, at least six sitting MPs and other senior leaders, a ... Read more...

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Over 5,000 people visit Delhi High Court every day


September 7th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court complex, which was rocked by a powerful bomb explosion Wednesday claiming 11 lives, is spread over an area of around ... Read more...

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Pakistani court orders confiscation of Musharraf’s assets


August 28th, 2011 - 6:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan Saturday ordered confiscation of property of former president Pervez Musharraf for his failure to appear before the court in the ... Read more...

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Fodder scam: Pleas of Lalu, Jagannath Mishra rejected


August 18th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 18 (IANS) A Bihar court Thursday dismissed the discharge petitions filed by former Bihar chief ministers Lalu Prasad and Jagannath Mishra, among 11 accused, in a ... Read more...

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London riots: Two face jail for inciting on Facebook


August 13th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Two British teenagers have been charged with posting hate messages on social network Facebook, one of which encouraged the "killing of a million police officers" ... Read more...

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Italian lawmaker apologises for backing Breivik ideology (Lead)


July 28th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Italian member of the European parliament apologised Thursday to Norway for his support for some of the ideas expressed by twin terror attacker Anders ... Read more...

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Italian leader supports Norwegian attacker’s views


July 28th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Italian member of the European Parliament has described some ideas of Norway's mass killer Anders Behring Breivik as "good" and in some cases "excellent," ... Read more...

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19 years after Babri speech, legislator sent to jail (Lead)


May 26th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Ramadhar Singh was Thursday sent by a court to 14 days judicial custody for making an inflammatory speech after the ... Read more...

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International judge rules against lawyers’ wigs


April 19th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 19(THAINDIAN NEWS) A judge at the International Criminal Court has ruled that lawyers who appear before her should not wear wigs. Justice Ekaterina Trendafilova is the judge who is ... Read more...

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Bangladesh probes allegations of forged court orders


March 18th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 18 (IANS) Bangladesh Supreme Court has ordered a probe into the allegations of granting of bail by lower courts to several undertrials on the basis of forged documents ... Read more...

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Court officials in Malaysia spooked by paranormal activities


March 17th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 17 (ANI): A building in Malaysia that houses at least eight civil courts is deemed to be haunted after court officials claimed to have experienced paranormal activities.A court policeman ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Amherst woman enters courthouse with monkey in bra


March 11th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amherst County, Mar 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman in Amherst shocked court officials when she walked into the Amherst County Courthouse on Thursday with a monkey in her bra.Officials at the court ... Read more...

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China launches whistleblower websites


February 10th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 10 (IANS) The Chinese can now tip off the authorities on corrupt court officials through the internet.All provincial courts have been linked to the country's apex court's website, designed to ... Read more...

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Bangladesh court demands govt explanation over failure to protest ‘whipped to death’ teen


February 6th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb 6 (ANI): Amid massive protests, the Bangladesh High Court has demanded an explanation from the government over its failure to protect a teenage girl who died after being whipped in ... Read more...

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Bush cancels Swiss visit amid concerns of arrest over torture allegations


February 6th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Former US President George W Bush has cancelled his visit to Switzerland amid concerns that he could be arrested for allegedly ordering the torture of prisoners.Bush was due ... Read more...

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Shahrukh Khan: A Division Bench Of Bombay High Court Dismisses Frivolous Petition Against The Star


January 29th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
which was considered to be a heritage building and it was constructed in gross violation of the Coastal Regulation Zone or the CRZ according to the petition.However the Bombay High ... Read more...

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Dutch prisoner Angelo MacD is too big for his cell


January 28th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amsterdam, Jan 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dutch prisoner Angelo MacD has a unique problem on his hands. Apparently his prison cell is too small for him. It ought to be mentioned that Angelo ... Read more...

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Fake Lawyer Tahir Malik Taken Into Police Custody


January 10th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Chicago, Jan 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Skokie man was charged on the grounds of posing as a lawyer. The Cook County Sheriff said today that Tahir Malik, 47, was charged ... Read more...

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Four drug gang members get death penalty in China


December 26th, 2010 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 26 (IANS) A Chinese court has sentenced four members of a drug gang to death, while four others were sentenced to life imprisonment, a media report said.Wu Zhijian was sentenced ... Read more...

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