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Probe ordered into Punjab border area fund controversy


September 21st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has ordered a probe into the alleged embezzlement in border area grant in Punjab, a senior Congress leader said here Friday.Congress ... Read more...

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Ben Ali’s former advisor held in Tunis


September 4th, 2012 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Sep 4 (IANS) A former advisor and personal secretary of toppled Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was arrested Monday in Tunis, a media report said.According to Shems ... Read more...

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Satellites to help Beijing expose fake afforestation


August 21st, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 21 (IANS) Beijing's afforestation watchdog has said it will turn to satellite monitoring to expose fake green drives in the city and prevent the misuse of plantation funds, ... Read more...

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Banker nicks over $1 million in Britain


August 14th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) A bank employee in Britain has been arrested for allegedly stealing 720,000 pounds (over $1 million) from his branch, without letting his bosses realise the continuing ... Read more...

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Fraud case launched over Sochi 2014 Olympic projects


August 9th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The investigation of the first fraud case over the finances of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics has been completed and will soon go to court, ... Read more...

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JKCA internal probe clears Abdullah of hand in scam


July 18th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 18 (IANS) Union minister Farooq Abdullah, who is also the president of the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA), has been exonerated of the multi-crore embezzlement ... Read more...

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Tunisia’s Ben Ali sentenced to 20 more years in jail


June 14th, 2012 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A military court in Tunisia has sentenced ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to 20 years in jail in absentia on charges, including "incitement ... Read more...

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Former Chinese football bosses jailed for bribery


June 13th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tieling (China), June 13 (IANS) Two former Chinese football chiefs were sentenced Wednesday to more than a decade in jail for bribery.Nan Yong, the former director of the Chinese Football ... Read more...

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US courts act in New York Hindu temple row (Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 9 (IANS) A US court has told a Long Island pharmacist to stay away from the elderly president of a Kali temple here after allegations of embezzlement ... Read more...

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Chinese official sentenced for embezzlement


June 5th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) A Chinese official in Henan province who bought a limousine for her husband with money she embezzled was sentenced to 12 years in jail, it was ... Read more...

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Chinese police to be punishmed for prisoners’ abuse


May 31st, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 30 (IANS) Police in China would now be punished with demotion or dismissal if they were found abusing inmates or connive in the maltreatment of prisoners, a government ... Read more...

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Haryana officers booked for loss to state


May 21st, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 21 (IANS) Three engineers, working for the Haryana government, have been charge-sheeted for having caused a loss running into crores of rupees to the state exchequer, a spokesman ... Read more...

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China saw 80 bn yuan in public donations in 2011


May 7th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 7 (IANS) About 80 billion yuan ($12.6 billion) in public donations were made in China last year, a minister said Monday, citing a preliminary tally.Xinhua said the estimate ... Read more...

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Rs.380 mn fraud in Benazir Park construction


May 5th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) The authorities in Pakistan have filed a case against 22 officials for their alleged involvement in corruption of over Rs. 380 million (over $4 million) in ... Read more...

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Former Chinese soccer chief goes on trial for graft


April 25th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Tieling (Liaoning Province), April 25 (IANS) Former Chinese soccer chief credited with leading the Chinese team into their only World Cup finals was put on bribery trial here Wednesday.Nan Yong, ... Read more...

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High Court refuses relief to Uttar Pradesh NRHM scam accused


April 12th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has refused anticipatory bail to the owner of a firm who feared his arrest for alleged involvement in the multi-crore-rupee National ... Read more...

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6 Tripura officials jailed for embezzlement


April 4th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 4 (IANS) A BDO (block development officer) and five Tripura government officials were Wednesday sentenced to different jail terms by a local court for embezzling Rs.41 lakh in ... Read more...

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Pakistan Railways’ top official arrested


March 29th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) The Pakistan Railways' General Manager has been arrested by the country's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) here over embezzlement and corruption charges, Geo News reported Thursday.According to ... Read more...

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4,000 Chinese arrested for economic crimes


March 13th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 13 (IANS) Around 4,000 people have been arrested in a nationwide crackdown against economic crimes in China, an official said Tuesday.Liu Jinguo, vice minister for public security, said ... Read more...

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Ruckus in Kashmir assembly over cricket scam


March 13th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 13 (IANS) Pandemonium prevailed in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly here Tuesday after ruling National Conference (NC) members objected to the name of their party chief, union minister ... Read more...

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A million convictions in China last year


March 11th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 11 (IANS) Chinese courts convicted 1.05 million people last year in their drive to punish crimes and safeguard stability, 4.4 percent more than in 2010, according to a ... Read more...

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Kashmir cricket body lodges report with police


March 10th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 10 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) has filed a police complaint seeking a probe into the alleged bungling of its funds, amounting to several ... Read more...

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Serbian folk singer set free


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Feb 23 (IANS/AKI) Serbian folk singing star Svetlana Raznatovic, known as Ceca, was set free Wednesday after spending 245 days in house arrest for embezzlement of millions of euros ... Read more...

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Nasheed sees ex-dictator Gayoom’s network behind his ouster


February 9th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 9 (IANS) A day after he was ousted as the Malidivian president, Mohamed Nasheed has said what happened in the country should be traced to former dictator Maumoon ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Fodder scam: Key facts


January 31st, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Following are some key facts related to the multi-crore rupee fodder scam that surfaced in the early 1990s in undivided Bihar:* The scam involved embezzlement of funds of the animal ... Read more...

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64 people sentenced in fodder scam (Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 31 (IANS) Sixty-four people were Tuesday sentenced to two to five years' imprisonment by a CBI special court here in a multi-crore rupee fodder scam that involved embezzlement ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Defendant shoots German prosecutor dead in court


January 12th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Munich, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A German businessman shot dead a prosecutor right in front of a judge as his sentence was being read. The man was convicted of embezzlement and as ... Read more...

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Kushwaha now under ED scanner


January 8th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate, India's premier probe agency for money laundering, is studying the alleged multi-crore Uttar Pradesh rural health scam and may register cases ... Read more...

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BJP faces rebellion over Kushwaha’s induction (Roundup)


January 6th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The induction of tainted former minister Babu Singh Kushwaha is turning out to be a major headache for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead ... Read more...

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Political war erupts as CBI raids Kushwaha’s premises (Roundup)


January 4th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) A day after he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), sacked BSP leader Babu Singh Kushwaha's premises were raided by the CBI Wednesday for ... Read more...

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BJP in Congress line of fire over Kushwaha as CBI raids premises (Third Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) A day after inducting a tainted former Uttar Pradesh minister into its fold, the BJP was Wednesday at the receiving end on the issue ... Read more...

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Day after joining BJP, Kushwaha’s premises raided (Second Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday searched the Delhi and Uttar Pradesh premises of sacked Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Babu Singh Kushwaha, ... Read more...

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China jails Australian Matthew Ng for 13 years


December 7th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Australian government says the country have registered their strong interest in following the case of Matthew Ng to the Chinese government. Ng, the former CEO ... Read more...

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50 indicted in Iran’s biggest ever banking scam


November 28th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iranian prosecutors have indicted 50 people in connection with the largest bank fraud in the country's history, officials said on Monday. Dozens more are still being investigated and ... Read more...

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Ex-Tunisian president’s kin gets 18 years prison


November 26th, 2011 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Nov 26 (IANS) A relative of former Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has been sentenced to 18 years in prison over bounced cheques, the state media reported.Imed ... Read more...

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