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Abducted Mexican journalist found dead (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 19 (IANS) The body of a 39-year-old crime reporter, abducted in Mexico's Sonora state, has been found inside a plastic bag, CNN reported.Marco Antonio Avila Garcia's body ... Read more...

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Journalist kidnapped in Mexico


May 19th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 19 (IANS/EFE) A crime reporter in the northwestern Mexican state of Sonora has been abducted, his newspaper said Friday.Marcos Avila Garcia, 39, was at a carwash a ... Read more...

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TV actor to study J. Dey’s life for crime reporter’s role (With Images)


January 11th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Small screen actor Kunal Karan Kapoor, who is playing a crime journalist in "Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha", says he would love to ... Read more...

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Dey murder: Reporter to remain in police custody (Lead)


December 1st, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) A special court here Thursday extended till Dec 5 the police custody of Jigna Vora, the woman journalist detained last week in the killing of fellow ... Read more...

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Dey murder: reporter to remain in police custody


December 1st, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) A special court here Thursday extended till Dec 5 the custody of Jigna Vora, the woman journalist detained last week in the killing of fellow ... Read more...

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Family wants capital punishment for Dey’s killers


November 25th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) The family members of slain senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey Friday demanded that capital punishment be given to his killers.Mid Day's editor (special investigations), Dey (56) was ... Read more...

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J.Dey, Josy Joseph get Prem Bhatia Award


August 11th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Late Mid-Day crime reporter J. Dey and the Times of India journalist Josy Joseph were Thursday jointly presented the prestigious Prem Bhatia Award for excellence ... Read more...

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Eighth suspect nabbed in journalist J. Dey’s murder


July 3rd, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) A bookie, who is believed to have financed the operation to kill veteran journalist Jyotirmoy Dey, has been arrested, Mumbai police said Sunday. He is the ... Read more...

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Foreign correspondents condemn J. Dey’s murder


June 12th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Foreign Correspondents Club (FCC) of South Asia Sunday condemned the murder of J. Dey, a highly-respected investigative journalist and crime reporter, in Mumbai and ... Read more...

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Bollywood shocked by scribe’s murder


June 12th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The murder of veteran crime journalist Jyotindra Dey has sent shockwaves across the Bollywood fraternity.Bollywood twitterati has condemned the murder of the Mid-Day reporter ... Read more...

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Two ‘reporters’ held for blackmail


March 29th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Two men, who blackmailed people posing as crime reporters, were arrested in the national capital, police said Tuesday."Sahdev Singh, 30, and Shahid Ahmad, 37 were ... Read more...

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When actors slip into mediapersons’ shoes


March 22nd, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Bollywood stars often complain of intrusive questions from the media and controversies created by their reporting. But actresses Divya Dutta and Shahana Goswami say ... Read more...

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Clooney to play Preston in ‘The Monster Of Florence’


January 5th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) George Clooney is set to play author Douglas Preston in the big screen adaptation of the bestselling crime novel, "The Monster of Florence", about a series of murder, ... Read more...

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Rani Mukerji Says ‘No One Killed Jessica’ Will Increase Respect For Crime Reporters


December 20th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The 32 year old Bengali beauty has broken her barrier with media and has become very friendly with them. The actress was seen laughing and enjoying her time with the media ... Read more...

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Rani Mukerji: Will Be Happy If No One Killed Jessica Gets ‘A’ Certificate


December 4th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The release date of 'No One Killed Jessica' is fast approaching and the cast and crew of the film are busy promoting the upcoming Bollywood venture. Knowing that her middle ... Read more...

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Rani Mukherjee calls her role dynamic in ‘No One Killed Jessica’


December 4th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
By Shaikh SharikMumbai, Dec, 4 (ANI): Bollywood actress Rani Mukherjee said she is playing a very dynamic and an inspiring role of a journalist in her upcoming film 'No One Killed ... Read more...

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Harold Dow Died Because Of Asthma Attack, Family Says


August 24th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The veteran CBS correspondent, Harold Dow died unexpectedly last Saturday leaving his friends and family mourning. CBS network spokeswoman confirmed the news to the media. However, ... Read more...

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Actors as journalists, Bollywood continues the trend


July 2nd, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) From Dilip Kumar's fiery crusader-editor role in "Mashaal" to Amitabh Bachchan's recent portrayal of a principled media baron in "Rann", actors down the ages have ... Read more...

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Goa scribes shocked after links with drug mafia surface


June 4th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 4 (IANS) The journalist community here has reacted with shock and called for soul-searching after interrogation of an Israeli drug dealer exposed the involvement of mediapersons in the ... Read more...

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Police name journalists in drug mafia nexus


June 3rd, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 3 (IANS) Officials investigating the police-politician and drug-mafia nexus in Goa have told the Bombay High Court that several journalists were key players in the nexus and collected 'hafta' (extortion ... Read more...

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‘Banned’ JeM organising rallies, holding sermons in Karachi mosque: Report


May 10th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, May 10 (ANI): Despite being banned the Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM), the terror group with which Faisal Shahzad, the confessed Times Square bomber is said to have close links, is operating freely ... Read more...

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Couple held for cheating over 100 job seekers


March 31st, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, 31 March (IANS) A journalist and his air hostess wife were arrested here for cheating over 100 job seekers on the pretext of offering them employment in multinational companies, police ... Read more...

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Report: Aruban authorities call off dive team search for missing Natalee Holloway


March 25th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Aruban authorities have called off a dive team search for the remains of missing American teenager Natalee Holloway, CNN reported on Wednesday.The search was initiated after ... Read more...

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American couple claims to have underwater photo of Natalee Holloway skeleton


March 20th, 2010 - 1:10 am ICT by BNO News
By Michael van Poppel ARUBA (THAINDIAN NEWS) -- A couple from Pennsylvania believes they may have taken an underwater photo that shows the skeleton remains of missing American teenager Natalee Holloway, who ... Read more...

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Joran Van Der Sloot Confesses Again


February 23rd, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Amsterdam, Feb 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Another confession from Joran van der Sloot, the suspect in the American Natalee Holloway disappearance case has come up. This time he has confessed ... Read more...

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Joran van der Sloot Confesses To Natalee Holloway Murder


February 23rd, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Amsterdam, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report by BNO News, Joran van der Sloot, the Dutch who was suspected in the disappearance of Natalee Holloway, an American student, ... Read more...

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Report: Suspect in Natalee Holloway case confesses


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Dutch suspect Joran van der Sloot has confessed to disposing the body of missing American student Natalee Holloway while on the Caribbean island of Aruba, a Dutch newspaper ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s drama, violence feeds fiction: Vikram Chandra (Interview)


January 24th, 2010 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Mumbai, the land of the underworld and pyschedelic Bollywood dreams, is an incredibly fertile source of violence and drama for a fiction writer, says US-based ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Mexican reporter found dead


November 4th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 4 (EFE) A crime reporter kidnapped outside his home in the northwestern Mexican city of Durango was found dead 10 hours later, authorities said. The body of Vladimir Antuna, ... Read more...

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Reporter kidnapped in Mexico


November 3rd, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 3 (EFE) A crime reporter for a Mexican daily was abducted as he was leaving his home, authorities have said. Vladimir Antuna, who works for El Tiempo de Durango, was ... Read more...

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Three Pakistanis booked for impersonating journalists


August 21st, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, Aug 21 (IANS) Pakistani police have booked three men for posing as journalists and using the names of a private TV channel and a newspaper to blackmail residents of this garrison ... Read more...

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Witness Security Up Since Murder of Veronica Guerin


May 22nd, 2009 - 2:10 am ICT by GD
The death of Veronica Guerin, the Irish crime reporter who was murdered in 1996 by drug dealers set off two important landmarks, one was the initiative taken to beef up witness security ... Read more...

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Police on job, but keep eyes and ears open (Sixth in a series on how safe is the Indian capital)


December 13th, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) As a crime reporter who keeps an eye on the security establishment, I am asked after each terror attack by friends and colleagues eager to know if ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise, United Artists acquire rights to The Monster of Florence


September 6th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): American actor/director Tom Cruise and film studio United Artists have been able to obtain the rights to the serial-killer thriller The Monster of Florence.Cruise himself will possibly ... Read more...

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My argument with Ekta has been hyped: Tusshar Kapoor


July 10th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Tusshar Kapoor says his recent argument with sister Ekta Kapoor over the publicity campaign of their situational comedy "C Kkompany" has been exaggerated. Tusshar designed the publicity ... Read more...

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