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Russian opposition activist seek asylum in Ukraine


August 14th, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An activist of the Other Russia unregistered opposition movement and his wife have applied for political asylum in Ukraine.According to Russian human rights group Agora, ... Read more...

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Act against corrupt ex-generals: Pakistani daily


July 2nd, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 2 (IANS) A probe into a financial scandal in an army-run organisation is a test case, said a leading Pakistani daily that wondered whether "high-profile targets - now ... Read more...

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Court dismisses plea in Mulayam assets case (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday dismissed a plea seeking registration of a case against Attorney General G.E. Vahanvati, Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj and Maharashtra Chief Minister ... Read more...

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ICC backs Australia’s move to combat cheat in sport


January 13th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has supported proposals being made by the Australian government to establish a national framework of laws to combat cheating in sport. ... Read more...

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US Sikh group seeks Kamal Nath’s prosecution in Belgium


October 7th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) A US based Sikh human rights group has sought criminal prosecution of Indian Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath during his upcoming visit to Belgium for his ... Read more...

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Book four cops for filing false case: Court


September 13th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday acquitted an accused in a 2006 extortion case registered in north Delhi and directed the city police chief to book four ... Read more...

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2G: Unitech Wireless claims it only followed policy (Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Claiming innocence in the second generation spectrum allotment case, Unitech Wireless Tuesday concluded its arguments in a Delhi court, saying this is a case where ... Read more...

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Arrest warrant against four for insult to flag


June 30th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 30 (IANS) A court in Chhattisgarh has issued arrest warrants against four people, including a district collector and a superintendent of police, for allegedly insulting the national flag.V.K. ... Read more...

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Probe Mumbai Congress chief as per law: Court


April 28th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) In what could be a setback for Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh, the Bombay High Court Thursday directed investigating agencies not to wait for its orders ... Read more...

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Relatives demand UK to grill ex Libyan FM over Lockerbie bombing


April 1st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.1 (ANI): Relatives of victims of the Lockerbie bombing have demanded that former Libyan Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa should be questioned over claims that he masterminded the 1988 bombing of ... Read more...

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Why no FIR against Mumbai Congress chief, asks high court


March 31st, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Thursday wanted to know why a first information report was not lodged against Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh, who is accused of ... Read more...

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‘Sexting’ trend becoming increasingly common among teenagers


March 31st, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 31 (ANI): As the trend of sexting becomes increasingly common, teenagers are exchanging naked photos of themselves as a form of "insurance" to prevent their partners forwarding on saucy images.According ... Read more...

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US court asks Congress to answer charges on 1984 attacks on Sikhs


March 23rd, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 23 (IANS) India's Congress party has been asked to respond by April 1 to "summons" issued by a US court to answer charges of "conspiring, aiding, abetting ... Read more...

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Rebels refuse to talk to Gaddafi aide


March 8th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 8 (IANS/AKI) Rebels seeking to oust Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi Tuesday refused to speak to former prime minister Jadallah Azzouz Talhi, whom the embattled leader ordered to talk ... Read more...

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Double murder-accused US official ‘not immune from criminal prosecution’: Qureshi


February 24th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Feb 24(ANI): Double-murder accused US official Raymond Davis is not immune from criminal prosecution as per Pakistan's Foreign Office record, former foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said.Addressing the Rawalpindi District ... Read more...

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Pak, US differ on applicability of international laws in Davis case


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 22 (ANI): Pakistan has made it clear that the case of Raymond Davis, an American national who murdered two Pakistani citizens in Lahore, will be decided by the judiciary ... Read more...

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Cricket tycoon Stanford files 7.2 billion dollar lawsuit against US prosecutors, SEC


February 19th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Houston, Feb 19(ANI): Texas billionaire and cricket tycoon R. Allen Stanford, accused of fleecing investors out of seven billion dollars in a pyramid Ponzi scheme, has filed a counter lawsuit against U.S. ... Read more...

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Don’t let Davis leave Pakistan, rules court (Lead)


February 18th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) A Pakistan court has asked the government to ensure that Raymond Davis, a US official who is in jail after gunning down two Pakistanis, does not leave the ... Read more...

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Keep Davis on exit control list, court tells government


February 18th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) A Pakistan court has asked the federal government to keep Raymond Davis, a US official facing charges of gunning down two men, on the exit control list till ... Read more...

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Prosecute Patnaik over pulses scam, BJP tells Orissa governor


February 16th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 16 (IANS) A BJP delegation met Orissa Governor M.C. Bhadare Wednesday and submitted a memorandum seeking prosecution of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and his ministers over irregularities in ... Read more...

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‘Pressurised’ Pak Foreign Office relents, declares murder accused American “a diplomat”


February 16th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 16(ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Office has declared double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis "a diplomat" in a letter written to the Law Ministry.According to the letter, Davis was designated in ... Read more...

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Kerry on ‘fire-fighting’ trip to Pak to “reaffirm partnership” amid Davis standoff


February 15th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15(ANI): The Obama administration has dispatched Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John F. Kerry to Pakistan to try to repair the deteriorating US-Pak relations in the wake of double-murder accused ... Read more...

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Wahab’s stand on ‘illegal detention’ of Davis not Pak Govt or PPP’s views: Babar


February 15th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 15(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's spokesman has dismissed a statement given by a Pakistan People's Party (PPP) spokeswoman about double-murder accused US official Raymond Davis, saying that it was ... Read more...

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Worried Pak eyeing other aid avenues to minimize consequences of US standoff


February 14th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 14(ANI): Taking note of the possible consequences of the standoff between Pakistan and the United States over double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and ... Read more...

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Zardari, Gilani meet to discuss Pak-US relations, Davis case


February 13th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 13(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani met with President Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday at the President House in Islamabad to discuss key issues.According to the Dawn, ... Read more...

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Murder-accused US official’s file not tampered with: Malik


February 13th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 13(ANI): Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis' file has not been tampered with.Speaking to media persons at the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Headquarters, ... Read more...

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Clinton pressurised me to grant diplomatic immunity to Davis: Qureshi


February 13th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 13(ANI): Former Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had pressurised him to sign a summary giving diplomatic immunity to double-murder accused American ... Read more...

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Pak ignored ‘witness accounts, physical proof that show Davis acted in self-defense’: US


February 12th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 12(ANI): The US Consul General in Lahorehas 'regretted' that Pakistani authorities 'did not consider eyewitness accounts and physical evidence' when they stated that US diplomat Raymond Davis intentionally killed two ... Read more...

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CVC appointment: Moily meets PM, Swaraj to file affidavit in apex court (Intro Roundup)


January 28th, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Union Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday evening, fuelling speculation that P.J. Thomas may be asked to step down as Central ... Read more...

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Apex court, BJP question CVC’s appointment, Moily meets PM (Roundup)


January 28th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The BJP Thursday launched a sharp attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the appointment of P.J. Thomas as the Central Vigilance Commissioner, saying the "trail" ... Read more...

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Government stance on vigilance chief a lie: BJP


January 27th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday termed as a "patent lie" the government telling the apex court that the panel that selected P.J. Thomas as the ... Read more...

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Law Minister Moily promises relook at law of defamation


January 13th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Union Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily has stated that the Government will review the provisions of defamation often used against journalists to harass them.Veerappa Moily ... Read more...

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Celebs face possible court action over ‘plugging’ products on Twitter


January 9th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Actors, pop singers and TV presenters who fail to mention that they have a financial interest in 'plugging' luxury products online may now face court action.The British ... Read more...

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Amnesty denounces sentencing of Sen


December 25th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Amnesty International said Saturday that the life sentence handed down to Indian rights activist Binayak Sen for his alleged Maoist links violates "international fair trial standards".It is also ... Read more...

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Swamy moves court to make Raja prime accused in 2G scam


December 15th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Janata Party leader Subramaniam Swamy Wednesday moved a city court to make former communications minister A. Raja the prime accused in the 2G allocation scam."I have ... Read more...

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