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Police suspect ‘inside job’ in Kate photos


September 21st, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) British police have launched a probe to ascertain how the photographer took his shots of Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton and knew exactly where to take ... Read more...

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Passenger plane crashes in Russia’s Far East, killing 10


September 13th, 2012 - 2:52 am ICT by BNO News
PALANA, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A small regional airliner crashed as it was preparing to land at an airport in northeastern Russia on early Wednesday afternoon, killing ten people and injuring four ... Read more...

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11 knifed to death in Kazakhstan


August 15th, 2012 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Astana, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A total of 11 bodies have been found with stab wounds in Kazakhstan, police said.A criminal investigation has been opened into the apparent killings of ... Read more...

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Russia to set up anti-paedophile squads


August 7th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian interior ministry will create anti-paedophile squads at criminal investigation departments in the largest cities in the country.Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev has instructed all ... Read more...

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US investigating Sikh gurdwara shooting as domestic terrorism


August 6th, 2012 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) The FBI will investigate Sunday's attack on a Sikh gurdwara in a Milwaukee suburb in which a gunman killed six worshipers and injured three others before ... Read more...

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Venezuelan diplomat slain in Kenya


July 28th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 28 (IANS/EFE) The charge d'affaires at the Venezuelan Embassy in Kenya, Olga Fonseca, was found strangled to death Friday inside her Nairobi residence."The diplomat was strangled to death ... Read more...

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Russian space firm accused of $17 mn fraud


July 10th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Russia have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged misuse of 565 million rubles ($17 million) of state funds set aside for a ... Read more...

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Armstrong again faces doping charges


June 14th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong is facing new charges from the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).The American, who has switched to the triathlon after retiring ... Read more...

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Call for legalising sports betting


June 6th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Retired judge Mukul Mudgal former cricket Kirti Azad called for legalising sports betting so that so that the revenue generated can be used for development ... Read more...

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Dancer’s leg amputated because of doctors’ delay


May 16th, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 25-year-old Russian break-dance champion had to have one of his legs amputated and almost lost the other after doctors delayed treating him for a ... Read more...

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Prosecution seeks jail for Indian American Dharun Ravi


May 11th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 11 (IANS) US prosecutors have asked a New Jersey court to sentence convicted Indian American student Dharun Ravi to prison for bias intimidation in a webcam spying ... Read more...

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Goa’s director of prosecution booked for corruption


April 25th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 25 (IANS) The chief of Goa's prosecution department has been booked for alleged corruption and cheating just a week before she was to retire from service.The first information ... Read more...

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Kazakh men use national flag to collect trash


April 18th, 2012 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Kazakhstan have launched a criminal investigation into a report about a group of men using the national flag to collect garbage.The incident occurred ... Read more...

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Abducted Mexican ambassador freed in Venezuela


January 31st, 2012 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Jan 31 (IANS) The Mexican ambassador to Venezuela, Carlos Pujalte, and his wife were freed early Monday, hours after being kidnapped in the capital city of Caracas, said a ... Read more...

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Italian cruise ship captain detained


January 15th, 2012 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian prosecutors have detained the captain of the luxury ship cruiser that ran aground near the coast of Tuscany early Saturday, Italian media reported.The 290-metre-long, ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel members seek status of black money cases


November 18th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Members of parliament's standing committee on finance Friday called upon the government to take quick action on black money, with some members seeking to ... Read more...

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CBDT denies summons issued to MPs on funds abroad


November 1st, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Tuesday denied that any summons have been issued to MPs over unaccounted wealth in overseas bank accounts ... Read more...

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Reveal names of foreign bank accounts holders: BJP


November 1st, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Terming as "half-hearted" the government's action to unearth black money stashed abroad, the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday asked it to reveal "all ... Read more...

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Supreme Court rejects Manohar Joshi’s erase strictures plea


October 16th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court has slammed former Maharashtra chief minister Manohar Joshi while rejecting his plea to erase the strictures passed against him and the then ... Read more...

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Goa mining scam: PAC report blames nexus, takes no names (Roundup)


October 5th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 5 (IANS) Triggering a political storm, the Goa assembly's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) probing the Rs.3,500 crore illegal mining industry, cited a nexus between politicians and officials for ... Read more...

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Goa mining scam: PAC mentions one politician, not Kamat


October 5th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 5 (IANS) The Goa legislative assembly's Public Accounts Committee (PAC), chaired by Leader of Opposition Manohar Parrikar, probing the state's illegal mining, has linked only one politician to ... Read more...

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Sonia seeks to quell 2G controversy; meets Chidambaram, Pranab


September 26th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday intervened to sort out the controversy created by a finance ministry note on 2G spectrum allocation by separately meeting ... Read more...

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Nepal PM gives in to Maoists to survive ouster bid


August 1st, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 1 (IANS) Facing an ultimatum from the Maoists, his own allies, to reshuffle the cabinet or face the withdrawal of their support, Nepal's embattled Prime Minister Jhala Nath ... Read more...

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Nine dead after pleasure boat sinks in Moscow


August 1st, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Eight people have been confirmed dead and a ninth person is presumed to have drowned after a pleasure boat collided with a cargo barge and sank in the ... Read more...

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Punjab proposes joint training programme with NYPD


July 14th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) The Punjab government has proposed a joint training programme of the Punjab Police with the New York Police Department (NYPD), Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said ... Read more...

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New directorate to probe financial crimes


May 30th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) With voices of protest against black money and graft getting shriller, the government Monday announced a new agency that will probe all criminal matters ... Read more...

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India to set up new agency to trace black money: Pranab


May 24th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) India will soon set up a directorate of criminal investigation in its income tax department to deal with issues related to tax crimes and ... Read more...

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Sony offers free 30 days membership because of hack attack


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Following the embarrassment that Sony suffered when their network was hacked, the Japanese electronics company is trying to appease its numerous customers. The company has about ... Read more...

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9 smugglers arrested with 70 million illegal cigarrettes in Lithuania


April 11th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) on Monday announced the arrest of nine people in Lithuania for the illegal smuggling of cigarettes after an extensive investigation that resulted in ... Read more...

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Six dead after gunman carrying machine gun opens fire inside Dutch shopping mall


April 9th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by BNO News
ALPHEN AAN DEN RIJN, NETHERLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- An unidentified man carrying a machine gun opened fire inside a shopping mall in the Netherlands on early Saturday afternoon, killing at least 5 ... Read more...

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Are men, women becoming similar facially?


April 6th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Facial distinctions between men and women are becoming blurred, as borne out by an examination of hundreds of Spanish and Portuguese skulls, spanning four centuries."Improving our ... Read more...

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Men and women look more alike today: Study


April 5th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A North Carolina State University study, which examined hundreds of Spanish and Portuguese skulls spanning four centuries, shows that differences in the craniofacial features of men and women ... Read more...

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US cops relieved of duties over claims of sexual assault, strip poker game


April 1st, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): Two policemen in the US were relieved of their duties after a woman claimed that they sexually assaulted her after a game of strip poker.According to a police ... Read more...

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Arab men ‘under attack from wives’


March 17th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, March 17 (ANI): Psychologists have claimed that cases of husband-beating in Dubai homes are rising with many marriages erupting in violence.Police figures supported the phenomenon. Seven cases of husband-beating were reported ... Read more...

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Pak, India must set up counterterrorism centres for bilateral cooperation: Seminar


March 10th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 10(ANI): India and Pakistan should establish Counter Terrorism Centres (CTCs) in their capitals as a way to institutionalise bilateral cooperation against terrorism, a two-day strategic seminar organised under Aman Ki ... Read more...

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