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Gurgaon women to march for Geetika to Jantar Mantar


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 22 (IANS) Various women's organisations Thursday will hold a candlelight vigil at Delhi's Jantar Mantar for Geetika Sharma, former flight attendant who committed suicide Aug 5.Geetika in her ... Read more...

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British PM’s ex-spokesperson held for perjury


May 30th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron's former spokesman and ex-editor of the News of the World was detained Wednesday over allegations of perjury in court, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Promises delivered, says West Bengal government


April 19th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) The West Bengal government has released "Promises Delivered" -- a 168-page book about its achievements "not given due recognition" in the wake of an ... Read more...

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Fai’s Kashmir lobby was front for Pakistani intelligence: US


March 31st, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai, who has been sentenced to two years in prison for concealing his links to Pakistan's spy agency, operated his lobbying ... Read more...

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Indian-American doctor convicted of health care fraud


March 15th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, March 15 (IANS) An Indian American physician who operated a Chicago medical clinic has been convicted in a healthcare fraud scheme between 2007 and July 2010, according to the ... Read more...

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Kardashian sisters sued for $5 million


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 3 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian and her sisters - Khloe and Kourtney - have been sued for $5 million for allegedly making false statements about a weight-loss ... Read more...

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Fai took millions from ISI to do their bidding in US


December 8th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) US-based Kashmiri separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai, who has pleaded guilty to secretly receiving millions of dollars from Pakistan's spy agency did the bidding of his handlers ... Read more...

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Bypoll win to inspire government to work more: Mamata


December 4th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) Enthused by the massive victory of the Trinamool Congress in the South Kolkata Lok Sabha bypoll against its arch-rival CPI-M, party supremo and West Bengal ... Read more...

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Sham marriage groom made list to memorise bride’s details


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) A Pakistani man kept a list to memorise his bride-to-be's details in a fake marriage in Britain, police said.Fraudster Ijaz Khalid, 28, was all set to ... Read more...

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Pakistani man held in US for supporting LeT


September 3rd, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) A Pakistan-born man living on the outskirts of Washington has been charged with providing material support to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), the Pakistan based terrorist group behind the ... Read more...

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Roger Clemens trial to begin on Wednesday


July 11th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The defense and the prosecution teams involved in the federal perjury trial of Roger Clemens are expected to give their opening statements at this week. Jury selection ... Read more...

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Cash-for-post scam rocks Goa NCP unit


July 6th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) was Wednesday rocked by allegations that the party's Goa observer Bharati Chawan accepted money in return for posts in the newly-revamped ... Read more...

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Former US senator indicted


June 4th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS/EFE) Former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards was indicted Friday on charges that money donated to his failed campaign for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination was used ... Read more...

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Rebel BJP lawmakers meet Arun Jaitley


May 14th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court quashed their disqualification, the 11 rebel Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators from Karnataka met senior leader Arun Jaitley ... Read more...

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Rights group demands Arunachal governor’s recall


May 6th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 6 (IANS) The Arunachal Citizens' Rights (ACR) group Friday urged the central government to recall Governor Gen (Retd) J.J. Singh for airing a wrong statement that the helicopter ... Read more...

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Kalmadi’s arrest is an eyewash: Nitin Gadkari


April 26th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Faizabad (Uttar Pradesh), April 26 (IANS) The arrest of former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi was an "eyewash", Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari said here ... Read more...

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E-mails, not Internet use, encourage belief in political rumors


March 8th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 08 (ANI): A new study suggests that use of the Internet in general does not make people more likely to believe political rumors.However, one form of Internet communication - e-mail ... Read more...

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Brit woman jailed after Facebook wedding pics expose her as benefit cheat


February 22nd, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): A woman in Britain, who claimed to be a single mom, has been jailed after wedding pictures she posted on Facebook exposed her as a benefit-cheat.Hazel Cunningham, ... Read more...

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BJP calls Goa governor’s speech unimaginative


January 31st, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 31 (IANS) Goa Governor S.S. Sidhu's "unimaginative" and "boring" speech -- and not the balmy, winter morning -- almost lulled leader of opposition Manohar Parrikar to sleep in his ... Read more...

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Pennsylvania’s ‘Jihad Jane’ to ‘plead guilty’ to four terror charges


January 30th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Harrisburg, Jan 30 (ANI): A Pennsylvania woman, nicknamed 'Jihad Jane,' would reportedly change her earlier plea of 'not guilty' to four terror conspiracy charges.The New York Post quoted Colleen LaRose's attorney as ... Read more...

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Courtney Love sued over comments on Twitter


January 6th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): Courtney Love has been sued by Texas-based fashion designer Dawn Simorangkir over the singer's comments made on the micro-blogging website Twitter.Love used her Twitter account to describe ... Read more...

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US woman charged with aiding Somalia-based militia with Al-Qaeda links


November 16th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A Californian woman has been charged with aiding a Somalia-based militia with ties to Al-Qaeda, the US Department of Justice has said.Nima Ali Yusuf was arrested on November ... Read more...

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Jack Johnson Arrested For Destruction Of Evidences


November 13th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prince George's County Executive Jack Johnson and his wife Leslie Johnson were arrested yesterday morning from their home. The couple were accused of tampering with evidence ... Read more...

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Justice Soumitra Sen found guilty, faces impeachment proceedings


November 10th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Impeachment proceedings could follow against Calcutta High Court Justice Soumitra Sen, who has been found guilty of corruption by a Parliamentary committee.The Rajya Sabha panel has ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha panel holds Justice Sen guilty of corruption


November 10th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) A three-member committee formed by the Rajya Sabha to enquire into a impeachment motion against Calcutta High Court judge Soumitra Sen has held him guilty of corruption. ... Read more...

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Alleged anti-India comments by professor spark trouble


October 30th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 30 (IANS) Trouble brewed at a seminar here Saturday after activists of Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing created a ruckus over alleged anti-India comments by Prof Syed Abdul ... Read more...

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John McTiernan Sentenced to Twelve Months in Prison


October 5th, 2010 - 2:23 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The director of the “Die Hard” movies, John McTiernan has been sentenced to a year in prison after being found guilty of lying during the wiretapping investigation of ... Read more...

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Manhattan woman pleads guilty to fraud involving foster children aid


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:00 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – A Manhattan, New York woman on Wednesday pleaded guilty to committing wire fraud in connection to a scheme to illegally obtain money intended for helping foster children, ... Read more...

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Baseballer Clemens indicted for lying about steroid use


August 20th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (DPA) Former star baseball pitcher Roger Clemens was indicted by a grand jury Thursday on charges that he lied before a congressional panel about his alleged steroid use. Clemens was ... Read more...

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Alaska Couple Compile Hitlist Of 20


August 19th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paul and Nadia Rockwood may look like an ordinary couple from Alaska but the FBI will agree that they had the most dangerous plans in store ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Convicted on One Count, Mistrial Called on 23 Others


August 18th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rod Blagojevich has been convicted by jury on one count of making false statements to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), but the judge declared a mistrial ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Found Guilty On 1 Out Of 24 Counts In Controversial Trial


August 18th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what was the most frustrating outcome for the prosecutors, former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was found guilty on just 1 out of the 24 charges ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Convicted Only For Lying To The FBI


August 18th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich has been convicted on only 1 of the 24 charges against him in what appeared to be one of the toughest ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Trial Shows Jury Dilemma


August 18th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The controversial trial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich showed a mixed reactions amongst the locals as some of them found it unfair that he was ... Read more...

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Former Illinois governor guilty of lying


August 18th, 2010 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (DPA) A federal jury in Chicago Tuesday found ousted Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich guilty of making false statements to FBI agents but was unable to reach a verdict ... Read more...

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