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Infosys’ whistleblower Palmer to be benched


August 21st, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) Infosys Ltd's American employee Jay (Jack) Palmer, whose lawsuit against the IT bellwether was dismissed by a US court Monday, would continue in the company but ... Read more...

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US judge throws out whistleblower case against Infosys


August 21st, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) Indian information technology giant Infosys has won a lawsuit filed against it by a former employee who alleged that it illegally used foreign workers on client ... Read more...

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Brazilian court suspends massive Amazon dam construction


August 15th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15 (IANS) A Brazilian court has ordered to suspend the construction of the world's third largest dam until affected indigenous communities get a hearing in Congress.The ... Read more...

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Mexican Supreme Court official held for links to drug cartel


August 13th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 13 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican Supreme Court official was arrested and arraigned in federal court for allegedly having links to a drug cartel, said authorities.Juan Carlos de la ... Read more...

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US auto parts retailer settles lawsuit with Sikh employee


April 12th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) US national auto parts retailer AutoZone has agreed to pay $75,000 to a Sikh convert to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit alleging he was not ... Read more...

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TCS faces legal battle in US


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) India's largest IT outsourcer Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) faces a legal battle after a US court granted approval for a class action lawsuit alleging systematic violations ... Read more...

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Hindus in Russia celebrate Gita verdict; brace for possible appeal


December 29th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS) As Hindus in Russia celebrated their legal victory over efforts to have the Bhagavad Gita banned, they are bracing to counter any move by Tomsk ... Read more...

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‘Ban Gita’ plea dismissed in Russia (Intro Roundup)


December 29th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Hindus in Russia Wednesday posted a major victory in a hard-fought six-month legal battle as a Siberian court axed a plea seeking to ban ... Read more...

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‘Ban Gita’ plea dismissed in Russia (Roundup)


December 28th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Hindus in Russia Wednesday posted a major victory in a hard-fought six-month legal battle as a Siberian court axed a plea seeking to ban ... Read more...

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Two Argentine men with same name, identical documents


November 21st, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 21 (IANS/EFE) An Argentine judge is investigating the case of two 40-year-old men who have the same first and last names, identical identity document numbers and birth ... Read more...

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Somali pirates given life sentence in US


October 4th, 2011 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) Two Somali pirates were awarded life in prison by a US court Monday for hijacking and killing two American couples on the high seas, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Brazil busts $625 mn tax-evasion racket


August 18th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 18 (IANS/EFE) A racket that allowed nearly 300 Brazilian firms to evade 1 billion reais ($625 million) in taxes was dismantled Wednesday, authorities said."Operation Alchemy" involved ... Read more...

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Judge to set the sentencing date for Rod Blagojevich soon


August 1st, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are reports that the federal judge in charge of the Rod Blagojevich case is thinking of setting the sentencing date pretty soon. The impeached Illinois Gov. ... Read more...

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US judge rules to release Richard Nixon’s Watergate testimony


July 30th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) After more than 36 years under wraps, former US President Richard Nixon's testimony over the Watergate scandal is set to be released following a court ... Read more...

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Court halts Jared Lee Loughner’s forced medication


July 6th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An appeal court has blocked the US government from forcefully giving anti-psychotic medication to the sole suspect in the Tucson shooting that nearly resulted in the death ... Read more...

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Rana jury selection faces bias against Muslims


May 18th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 18 (IANS) From a tooth and shoulder pain to displaying a clear bias in favour of the government, there was a diversity of reasons why some 20 potential ... Read more...

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H-1B workers with pending extension pleas can stay: US court


April 15th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) A US court has ruled that workers in the US on H-1B visas, which are coveted by Indian IT professionals, may not be arrested for "overstaying" ... Read more...

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US Judge backs ‘I (heart) boobies’ bracelets in school


April 13th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): A federal judge in Pennsylvania has ruled that breast cancer fundraising bracelets that proclaim 'I (heart) boobies!' are not lewd or vulgar and can't be banned by public ... Read more...

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Gingrich says no hypocrisy behind blaming Bill Clinton and not himself for marital infidelity


March 28th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Former House speaker Newt Gingrich, a possible candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, has said that it was not hypocritical for him to accuse former US President Bill ... Read more...

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Headley may face questions on his many wives


March 15th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, March 15 (IANS) Lawyers of Mumbai terror attack suspect Tahawwur Rana have asked a federal judge to make prosecutors turn over e-mails written by co-accused David Coleman Headley so ... Read more...

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Virginia court convicted Somali pirates accused of killing four Americans


March 11th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): A federal judge in Norfolk, Virginia, has convicted 14 accused pirates for murdering four Americans aboard their 58-foot yacht last month.Navy sharpshooters had captured the men after they ... Read more...

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Loughner pleads ‘not guilty’ of shooting US Senator Giffords


March 10th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Tucson (Arizona), Mar.10 (ANI): Jared Loughner, who is accused of attempting to assassinate US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, and killing six people in Tucson including a federal judge, has pleaded not guilty to ... Read more...

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Tucson shooting suspect charged with murders of judge, congressional aide


March 5th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Tucson, Mar 5(ANI): Jared L. Loughner, the suspect in the Tucson shooting that critically wounded U.S. Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords, has been charged on new counts that include the murders of a ... Read more...

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US judge decides against prohibiting release of Tucson shooting autopsy reports


March 4th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Tucson, Mar 4(ANI): An effort to block the release of autopsy results on the six people killed in the January 8 shooting in Tucson, Arizona, has been denied by a federal judge.U.S. ... Read more...

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Gabrielle Giffords is talking and singing


February 15th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Houston, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gabrielle Giffords is making steady recovery from her injuries.The congresswoman was seriously injured when she was shot from close range in the front. The bullet ended up ... Read more...

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Americans favour health care law repeal by double-digit margin: Poll


February 9th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 9 (ANI): Less than a year after the Obama administration passed the health care law, most voters still favour repealing the overhaul by a double-digit margin, a new poll has ... Read more...

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US court finds ‘mentally impaired’ Stanford ‘incompetent’ to face trial in fraud case


January 27th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Houston, Jan 27(ANI): The upcoming trial of former Texas billionaire Allen Stanford, accused of fleecing investors out of seven billion dollars in a pyramid scheme, has been delayed after a federal judge ... Read more...

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Arizona shooting suspect pleads ‘not guilty’ to three attempted murder charges


January 25th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): Jared Loughner, the man who has been accused of the Arizona shootings leading to the death of six people and injuring of 13 others, including Representative Gabrielle Giffords, ... Read more...

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More than 30 million viewers watch Obama speech at Tucson memorial


January 15th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Television rating company, Nielsen, has reported that more than 30 million Americans tuned in to watch President Obama address the nation after the Arizona massacre.A heavily ... Read more...

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Obama urges Americans to debate Tucson shooting ‘in a way that heals’


January 13th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13(ANI): US President Barack Obama has urged Americans to draw a lesson from the lives of the Tucson shooting victims and the actions of the heroes and to usher ... Read more...

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Arizona shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner appears in court


January 11th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tucson, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The sole man who has been charged with the deadly Tucson shooting spree on Saturday, Jared Lee Loughner has appeared in court for the first time.Analysts predict ... Read more...

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Westboro Baptist Church to picket Arizona funerals


January 11th, 2011 - 1:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arizona, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Baptist church in the United States believes that God was responsible for the death of the six people who were shot and killed over the weekend.The ... Read more...

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Cricket tycoon Stanford’s fraud case delayed over mental incompetence to face trial


January 8th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): The upcoming trial of former Texas billionaire and cricket tycoon R. Allen Stanford, accused of fleecing investors out of seven billion dollars in a pyramid scheme, has been ... Read more...

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US judge dismisses Harry Potter plagiarism suit


January 7th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 07 (ANI): A US federal judge has dismissed Harry Potter plagiarism lawsuit.It was alleged that the wildly-successfully JK Rowling books were plagiarised from a story from a little-known British author.The ... Read more...

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‘Donald Duck’ to go to court over ‘groping’ claims


January 4th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): A woman in the US has been told by a judge that she can sue Disney over claims that a staff member dressed as Donald Duck groped her ... Read more...

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