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Belarus to abolish death penalty after US: President


December 24th, 2011 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, Dec 24 (IANS) Belarus will abolish the death penalty as soon as the US abolishes it, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has said.A court in the capital Minsk sentenced Nov ... Read more...

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US Sikh group leads call for probing racing profiling


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Amid charges of racial profiling by a group of 38 civil rights organizations led by the Sikh Coalition, the US Transportation Security Administration is investigating allegations ... Read more...

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European Union urges Belarus to ban death penalty


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Union has called on Belarus to join the rest of Europe in prohibiting capital punishment."The European Union opposes the use of capital punishment ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to appoint psychologists in prisons


November 24th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has decided to take the help of psychologists to understand the mental make-up of jail birds and counsel them so that they ... Read more...

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Make Tihar Jail meat-free zone: PETA India


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Urging the Delhi High Court to make Tihar Jail a meat-free zone, PETA India Tuesday said many jails in the US have introduced vegetarian food ... Read more...

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Venezuelan TV network fined $2 mn


October 19th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Oct 19 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan broadcasting regulators Tuesday fined Globovision television 9.3 million bolivares ($2.1 million) for the network's coverage of a prison siege.The fine is equivalent to 7.5 percent ... Read more...

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‘Not A Love Story’ - another crime story from Varma (IANS Preview)


August 17th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) After "Rakta Charitra", filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has once again donned the director's hat for his new crime thriller "Not A Love Story", inspired ... Read more...

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Use live bullets on rioters, says London public


August 10th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) At least one Londoner in three wants the police to use live bullets against "rioting thugs", a poll revealed Wednesday.Two-thirds support the use of plastic ... Read more...

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Free two activists held in Assam: Team Anna


June 26th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Reformer Anna Hazare's civil society group India Against Corruption (IAC) Sunday demanded the release of two Right to Information (RTI) activists arrested in Assam and ... Read more...

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Crawford strikes deal in drug possession case


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) American actor Chace Crawford who was arrested last year for drug possession has struck a deal with prosecutors to make a fresh start.Crawford, has agreed to ... Read more...

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Your gut feeling may be right


April 27th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) You find yourself in the middle of a bunch of streets and buildings in an unfamiliar neighbourhood. Giving the environment a quick once-over, you make a ... Read more...

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Scientist recommends regimen of drugs for treating gambling addicts


April 12th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A psychiatrist has suggested that gambling addicts could be treated with a wide range of drugs to rid them of the disorder.Pathological gambling addiction, like any other addiction, ... Read more...

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Brit MPs propose to take away items from perpetrators as Asbos are scrapped


February 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): Ministers in Britain have come up with a new idea to control perpetrators, who refuse to behave, by seizing their stereos, iPods and other "bling" items.The plan was ... Read more...

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Genes’ sensitivity to testosterone linked to aggression in adults


December 8th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): A new study from University of Alberta that looked at the link between an individual's sensitivity to testosterone and aggressive behaviour has broken new ground."I looked at the ... Read more...

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Parkinson’s drug side effects turns IT manager into sex-crazed transvestite


November 30th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): A former IT manager has revealed how he became a sex-crazed transvestite and spent thousands due to the side-effects from Parkinson's disease medication.Peter Shepherd, 60, was prescribed the ... Read more...

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Criminal behaviour could be ‘all in the genes’


November 26th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Is a life of crime hereditary? Apparently, it is, says a new research carried out in the US.The study of young men and women who had been adopted ... Read more...

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Sheen’s NY hotel girl to sue him for ‘assault and false imprisonment’


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Charlie Sheen's NY hotel girl Capri Anderson is filing a criminal complaint against the actor.The porn star- who alleges Sheen hurled lamps at her, choked her, lunged at ... Read more...

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UK teen decides not to go back to school after facing Muslim threat


November 19th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.19 (ANI): A terrified boy who received death threats from Muslim pupils has quit school in fear of his life.Darius Gill and his mum Clare are looking for a new ... Read more...

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Women who smoke during pregnancy turn babies into future criminals


November 16th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new study has pointed out that mothers who smoke heavily during pregnancy are more likely to have kids who grow up to become repeat criminal offenders.The findings ... Read more...

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UK’s “Abu Ghraib” in dock over ‘brutal mistreatment’ of Iraqi prisoners


November 6th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): Evidence of the alleged brutal mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners at a secret British military interrogation center, known as "the UK's Abu Ghraib", has emerged during high court proceedings ... Read more...

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Brit man, 75, back in jail after spending 50 of last 56 years in slammer


October 2nd, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2 (ANI): A British man, who committed his first theft during World War Two and has spent 50 of the past 56 years in prison, is back behind bars at ... Read more...

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Higher income, better health key to self-esteem


April 2nd, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) Self-esteem rises steadily as people age but starts declining around retirement age, says a new study of men and women aged between 25 and 104 years. "Self-esteem is ... Read more...

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Bhagat Singh’s followers campaign to save his alma mater in Lahore


February 1st, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 1(ANI): Bradlaugh Hall, where one of India's most influential revolutionaries, Bhagat Singh, once studied is the focus of a campaign to not only rescue it from disrepair, but to rename ... Read more...

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Oz students’ ‘pro-rape’ Facebook page shut after criticism


November 9th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, November 09 (ANI): A 'pro-rape' page on Facebook started by students from the University of Sydney has been shut after receiving harsh criticism.The online community featuring in the sports and ... Read more...

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TV exposure may be linked to aggressive behaviour in kids


November 6th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) Three-year-old children who are exposed to more TV appear to be at an increased risk for exhibiting aggressive behaviour, according to new research. "Early childhood aggression can be ... Read more...

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Blacklist US companies giving bribes, says CPI-M


October 13th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday said that US firms accused of bribing Indian officials should be blacklisted and those who took money punished. "The CPI-M ... Read more...

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Revealed: Britain’s youngest crime suspect, just 3


September 20th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) A three-year-old boy has become the youngest known crime suspect in Britain after being probed by police over alleged disorder and vandalism. Officers from Strathclyde police in Scotland visited ... Read more...

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How to improve prison environment, reduce violent crime


August 9th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 9 (ANI): A researcher in the U.S. says that targeting prisoners' behaviour, reducing prison populations, and offering job skills may help decrease prisoner aggression and prevent recidivism.Criminal justice expert ... Read more...

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Differences in brain may explain why people turn psychopaths


August 5th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Biological differences in the brain may explain why some people turn into psychopaths, says a new study. The research, conducted by Declan Murphy, along with Michael Craig and Marco ... Read more...

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Psychopaths’ brains are differently wired


August 3rd, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 3 (ANI): The brain wiring of psychopaths is quite different from that of ordinary people, according to a study.The finding by British scientists could promise new approaches to diagnosing and ... Read more...

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Australia looking at India for skilled professionals: Minister


July 20th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Promoting Australia as a safe place to study, visiting Immigration Minister Chris Evans Monday said his country was looking at India for skilled human resource, and his ... Read more...

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‘Silly prank brought on stockbroker Malde’s suicide’


July 10th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) A high-flying Indian-origin stockbroker who leapt to his death in London had been disciplined over a "silly prank" that was misread by his clients, the Daily Mail reported ... Read more...

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Mother’s stress level can damage unborn baby’s brain


June 30th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Visitors to the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition here can see how their stress levels affect the heart beats of an unborn baby and why it is essential ... Read more...

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Stress during pregnancy can lead to behavioural, emotional problems in kids


June 30th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): British researchers have advised expectant mothers to reduce their anxiety and stress levels to protect their kids from developing behavioural and emotional problems later.The researchers from Imperial College ... Read more...

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Men carrying ‘warrior gene’ more likely to join gangs, use weapons


June 6th, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): Men who join gangs, are among the most violent members, and use weapons may be the carriers of a particular variation of the so-called "warrior gene", according to ... Read more...

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