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Over 10,800 Delhi Police personnel punished in 2011


January 6th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Taking strong action against erring policemen, Delhi Police punished over 10,800 of them in 2011 -- a tenfold increase over 2010, it was announced Friday.Over ... Read more...

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Himachal seizes two properties ‘owned’ by Chautalas


December 17th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 17 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has confiscated two properties suspected to be owned by late deputy prime minister Devi Lal and his grandson Ajay Chautala.Kullu Deputy Commissioner ... Read more...

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Apex court clarifies on powers of wildlife officials


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court has held that wildlife officers empowered to settle cases involving breach of the Indian Wildlife Protection Act have no power to order ... Read more...

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PM to open anti-corruption meet Friday


October 20th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Aiming to strengthen the country's anti-corruption mechanism, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the 18th biennial conference of the Central Bureau of Investigation ... Read more...

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Court curbs on seizure of Dawood kin’s homes (Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday told the central government not to take any action till Sep 6 on forfeiture of properties of fugitive don Dawood ... Read more...

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Nine children die when canoe capsizes in Zambia


July 27th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by BNO News
MPONGWE, ZAMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- Nine young children were killed last week when a canoe capsized on the Kafue River in central Zambia, a local newspaper reported on Wednesday.The accident happened on ... Read more...

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Australia eases norms to woo highly-skilled immigrants


June 17th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Australia is keen to woo skilled professionals from India and elsewhere to migrate to it, given the growing opportunities in medicine, engineering and other niche ... Read more...

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Court offers shield to life insurance agents


May 23rd, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 23 (IANS) A life insurance company cannot terminate the services of its agent on the grounds of suppression of facts related to a policy seeker unless he or ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks leaker faces life sentence


March 3rd, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) The US military has slapped the 23-year-old soldier, accused of having leaked thousands of secret documents to whistle-blower WikiLeaks, with 22 additional charges including the one ... Read more...

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Banks, hedge funds were somehow “complicit” in massive Ponzi scheme, says Madoff


February 16th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 16 (ANI): Bernard L. Madoff, the man who is serving a 150-year sentence over defrauding people of billions of dollars while operating a vast Ponzi scheme that began at ... Read more...

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Raja second ex-minister to be arrested in 15 years


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Disgraced former communications minister A. Raja is the second central ex-minister, after Sukh Ram, to be arrested in the past 15 years. Jharkhand Mukti Morcha leader Shibu ... Read more...

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Pending criminal cases to be fast-tracked: Moily


January 30th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 30 (IANS) All criminal cases pending before lower courts across the country will be fast-tracked within the next three months, Union Law Minister M. Verappa Moily said here Sunday.Addressing a ... Read more...

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Sukna scam: Court martialled general’s kin to fight for justice


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 23 (IANS) The family members of Lt. Gen. P.K Rath, found guilty in a land scam, vowed to fight against the court martial verdict which stripped him of his rank ... Read more...

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Sukhna land scam: Court martialled Lieutenant General P.K. Rath loses rank


January 22nd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 22(ANI): Lieutenant General P.K. Rath, who was found guilty in the Sukhna land scam by an Army Court in New Delhi, was on Saturday handed down a sentence including ... Read more...

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Sukna scam: Court martialled Rath loses rank


January 22nd, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 22 (IANS) Lt. Gen. P.K. Rath, who was convicted in a land scam by a court martial a day earlier, was Saturday handed down a sentence including stripping off of ... Read more...

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Canada forfeits assets of two Tamil groups


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 22 (IANS) Canada's Federal Court has ordered the forfeiture of properties of two Tamil non-profit organisations for raising millions of dollars to support the Liberation Tigers of Tamil ... Read more...

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Widow gives $7.2bn back to Madoff victims in largest forfeiture in US history


December 18th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Bernie Madoff's widow is paying back more than 7.2 billion dollars of the missing money to the victims of the Wall Street swindler, it has emerged.The settlement is ... Read more...

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U.S. Anti-Doping Agency suspends Olympic champion for using penis enlargement drugs


October 19th, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by BNO News
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) on Monday said it has suspended Olympic 400 meter champion LaShawn Merritt for using penis enlargement drugs, which qualified in ... Read more...

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Shooter Abhinav Bindra faces trouble over land


September 28th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Sep 28 (IANS) India's only gold medal winning Olympian, shooter Abhinav Bindra's 'plot' may be in trouble.Bindra won a 500 sq yard plot at the prized Aerocity township ... Read more...

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Texas fugitive arrested in NY for role in 22-year-old murder case


September 24th, 2010 - 4:12 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – A Texas fugitive on Thursday was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Joint Bank Robbery Task Force for his role in a 22-year-old murder case, ... Read more...

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Spirit of game reponsibility of all cricketers: Sangakkara


August 18th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dambulla, Aug 18 (IANS) Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara Wednesday regretted the no-ball controversy involving Suraj Randiv and Indian batsman Virender Sehwag, saying that as a team they take the responsibility ... Read more...

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Randiv suspended for a match, Dilshan fined (Lead)


August 18th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dambulla, Aug 18 (IANS) Sri Lankan cricket board Wednesday suspended off-spinner Suraj Randiv for a match and ordered forfeiture of the match fees of opener Tillakaratne Dilshan for acting in an ... Read more...

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Three Kashmir newspapers allowed to resume publication


July 7th, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 6 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Tuesday lifted its ban on three Jammu newspapers, imposed July 1 for spreading misinformation, following a written undertaking by their owners. Jammu District Magistrate ... Read more...

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Thomas Jefferson was no closet royalist


July 4th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): Thomas Jefferson, the principal author of the American Delcaration of Independence and one of founding fathers of the US, was by no means a closet royalist, a new ... Read more...

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With past bad memories buried, Pak aims to put smiles back on fan’s faces in England


June 30th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Pakistan cricket team manager Yawar Saeed has said that the squad has put all the bad memories of its last England tour behind and is committed to bring ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway makes no claim over former conman lover’s gifts


May 18th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 18 (ANI): Actress Anne Hathaway has made no claim over the gifts she received from her ex-boyfriend/scam-artist Raffaello Follieri.The stunner, 27, had until February to file a petition ... Read more...

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Rathore stripped of president’s medal (Lead)


April 23rd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 23 (IANS) Disgraced former Haryana police chief S.P.S. Rathore has been stripped of the president's medal he had received for meritorious service, police said here Friday. "The Haryana government has received ... Read more...

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Goan drug dealer’s assets worth Rs.2 crore frozen


April 21st, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 21 (IANS) Goa police has frozen all the assets, including cash, properties and investments, of a notorious drug peddler, a senior police officer said. It is the first time that ... Read more...

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Former official of the Republic of Haiti pleaded guilty to money laundering


March 13th, 2010 - 2:53 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – A former official of the Republic of Haiti’s state-owned national telecommunications company pleaded guilty to a money laundering conspiracy, prosecutors said Friday.Robert Antoine, 62, of Miami and ... Read more...

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Gallatin County, IL sheriff charged with a 15 count Superseding indictment


March 5th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by BNO News
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, ILLINOIS (BNO NEWS) – The sheriff of Gallatin County, Illinois was charged on Thursday with a 15 count Superseding indictment related to drug trafficking and witness tampering activities, prosecutors announced.Raymond ... Read more...

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Chicago man arrested for illegal gambling activities


March 3rd, 2010 - 4:15 am ICT by BNO News
CHICAGO (BNO NEWS) – A Chicago man was arrested for allegedly helping a criminal organization run its illegal gambling activities, law enforcement officials said Tuesday.Casey Szaflarski, 52, was charged along with seven ... Read more...

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A Miami, FL man was sentenced for multi-million dollar health care fraud


March 3rd, 2010 - 3:04 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) – A Miami, Florida man was sentenced for a multi-million dollar health care fraud, prosecutors said on Tuesday.Yamill Ramos Perez, 38, of Miami-Dade County, admitted that the two clinics ... Read more...

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New York Man guilty for selling pirated computer software


February 26th, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – A New York Man pleaded guilty for selling pirated computer software, prosecutors said on Thursday.Robert Cimino, 59, of Syracuse, New York advertised the sale of discounted ... Read more...

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Oklahoma man arrested for illegal possesion of grenade launcher


February 4th, 2010 - 2:52 am ICT by BNO News
OKLAHOMA (BNO NEWS) – A Marlow, Oklahoma man on Wednesday was indicted for the unlawful possession of a grenade launcher, prosecutors said.A federal grand jury has charged Charles A. Dyer, 29, with ... Read more...

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Fremont, CA woman admits to knocking off major designer labels


January 30th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by BNO News
SACRAMENTO (BNO NEWS) – California woman admits to distributing “knock off” goods at a flea market, prosecutors said.Maria Brosnan, 69, pleaded guilty to selling counterfeited goods including handbags, wallets, and other items. ... Read more...

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