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Furtado was a ‘hopeless rebel’


September 17th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) Singer Nelly Furtado says she was part of a gang during her high school days, and she was the most hopeless rebel in the gang.As ... Read more...

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Six die in shootout at Brazil nightclub


August 28th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) Six people were killed and 14 wounded in a gunfight at a nightclub in the southeastern Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte, police said Monday, ... Read more...

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Cops turn into robbers in Russia


July 14th, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS) A gang suspected of high-profile robberies in Russia's southwestern region of Ingushetia included three police officers, the Russian interior ministry said.According to RIA Novosti, one of ... Read more...

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Man wanted in 13 criminal cases arrested


July 13th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Listed as one of the top 10 most wanted criminals by the Delhi Police, a 28-year-old man involved in 13 criminal cases, including murder, was ... Read more...

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Maoist shot dead in Odisha


July 9th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 9 (IANS) A member of the Maoist People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) group was gunned down by police in Odisha Monday, a day after a ruling Biju ... Read more...

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‘Dandupalya’ not for faint-hearted (Kannada Movie Review)


June 30th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Dandupalya; Producer: Prashanth Kumar and Girish; Writer and Director: Sreenivasa Raju; Cast: Pooja Gandhi, Ravi Shankar, Nisha Kothari, Raghu Mukherjee, Sudharani, Markand Deshpande, Ravi Kale, Kari Subbu, Jai Dev, Muni, ... Read more...

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Five arrested for duping people with ready maids


June 25th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) They offered ready maids who would work in households, and collected hefty amounts as advance. The maid would work for a couple of hours and ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani sex gang had Punjabi values’


June 25th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) A British historian has been termed a "racist" and "bigot" after he said a Pakistani sex gang that preyed on young white schoolgirls in Britain had ... Read more...

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Victim asks court to jail Pakistani rapist for life


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) A 59-year-old Pakistani-origin cab driver in Britain, who was the ringleader of an Asian sex gang that preyed on white schoolgirls, should be jailed for life, ... Read more...

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Chinese policeman jailed for life over bribe


June 15th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 15 (IANS) A former police officer in China's Guangdong province who took bribes from mafia-style gangs and served as an umbrella for their illegal activities has been sentenced ... Read more...

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Romanian gang attempts to steal a moving lorry


June 12th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bucharest, June 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Romanian law enforcement authorities have filmed incredible footage of a gang’s efforts to rob a truck while it was speeding along a motorway. To undertake the attempted ... Read more...

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Chain snatchers and their new tricks


June 4th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The next time you go for an evening walk or a visit to the market and a 'policeman' accosts you, chides you for wearing gold ... Read more...

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Russian bombers’ helper jailed


May 30th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS) A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by a Moscow court that found him guilty of assisting suicide bombers who had planned a ... Read more...

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Russian official survives murder attempt


May 29th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 29 (IANS) A district administration official in Russia's North Caucasus region was shot at several times by unknown gunmen by he survived the assassination attempt, RIA Novosti reported.The ... Read more...

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Four gun-runners held in Jalandhar, weapons seized


May 25th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, May 25 (IANS) At least four smugglers have been arrested by the Jalandhar rural police, who Friday claimed to have busted a inter-state gang of gun-runners.Jalandhar Police (Rural) chief ... Read more...

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Man arrested for killing Delhi police constable


May 24th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A 30-year-old man was arrested in connection with the murder of a Delhi police constable who was run over by his truck in west Delhi's ... Read more...

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Russian woman jailed in failed terror attack


May 19th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court has sentenced a woman to 10 years in prison after finding her guilty of attempting to detonate herself on Moscow's central Red Square ... Read more...

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Two thrown out of train, one dead (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 14 (IANS) A man from Bihar was killed and another was battling for life Monday after being thrown out of a train in Gujarat when they resisted an ... Read more...

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China busts gang for selling gutter oil


May 5th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) The authorities in China have busted a gang which was manufacturing and selling gutter oil the last few years. It earned over 10 million yuan (over ... Read more...

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Haryana police busts gang of highway robbers


May 5th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) Over five months after cricketer Harbhajan Singh's laptop and other belongings were stolen from his SUV near Karnal, the Haryana police Friday claimed that it ... Read more...

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Fake policemen held in Indonesia


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 3 (IANS/AKI) Four members of a gang who posed as police officers to extort money from people have been arrested in the Indonesian capital.The suspects were held responsible ... Read more...

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China busts noodle mafia


April 27th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) A gang that controlled supplies to a well-known snack store chain has been broken up in China's Guangzhou city, a media report said Friday.The gang used ... Read more...

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Railway job racket busted, 5 arrested


April 27th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Five people, including a former air force corporal, were arrested for duping several youngsters on pretext of providing them job in Indian Railways, police said ... Read more...

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Kurukshetra University president’s killer held in Gurgaon


April 5th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 4 (IANS) The Crime Branch of the Gurgaon police Wednesday claimed to have arrested the killer of the Kurukshetra University's students' union president."Suresh alias Tangu was arrested Wednesday ... Read more...

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Agra bank looted of Rs.11 lakh


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 23 (IANS) A gang of armed robbers struck at a bank branch here as soon as it opened for business Friday and fled with over Rs.11 lakh, police ... Read more...

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China busts pickpocket gang


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) Police in Shanghai city have busted a pickpocket gang, which steals costly phones from people, and arrested 22 gang members, an official said."They (iphones) are the ... Read more...

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13 killed in Iraq violence


March 13th, 2012 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 13 (IANS) At least 13 people died in a robbery and grenade attack in and around Baghdad Monday, police said.Two jewellers died when gunmen stormed their store in ... Read more...

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‘Alemari’ - watch it for Yogi (Kannada Movie Review)


March 10th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Alemari"; Cast: Yogi, Radhika Pandit, Raakesh, Ramesh Bhat, Umashri, Mico Nagaraj, Aadi Lokesh, Raghuram; Screenplay-Lyrics-Direction: Santhu; Producer: B.K. Sreenivas, Krishna Prasad; Dialogues: Manju Maandavya; Music: Arjun Janya; Cinematography: Manjunatha ... Read more...

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Phoolan Devi’s controversial legacy alive in UP polls


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Feb 22 (IANS) A huge coloured photograph of Phoolan Devi, the bandit queen-turned-MP who was shot dead 11 years ago in New Delhi, adorns the wall of the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Silver worth Rs.3.5 crore looted in Mathura


February 20th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 20 (IANS) A courier company vehicle carrying silver worth Rs.3.5 crore from Agra to Delhi was looted by armed bandits in Mathura district late Sunday night, police said.According ... Read more...

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Bagladeshi robbers’ gang busted


February 8th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Four Bangladeshi nationals have been arrested here in connection with 10 cases of robbery, police said Wednesday.Jalil, 45, the mastermind of the gang, Kayyum, 32, ... Read more...

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Rs.20 lakh robbed from Chennai bank


January 24th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) A four-member gang Monday robbed Rs.20 lakh at gun-point from a Bank of Baroda branch located on the outskirts of Chennai, police said.According to police, the ... Read more...

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‘Nandeeswarudu’ - extremely violent, bad remake (Telugu Movie Review)


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Producer: Kota Gangadhar; Cast: Cast: Taraka Ratna, Sheena, Jagapathi Babu, Suman, Seetha, Ajay, Rajeev Kanakala; Director: Anji Sreenu; Music: Parthasarathy, Rating: *1/2Ratna's new film "Nandeeswarudu" is a bad remake of Kannada ... Read more...

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Three women tortured, killed in El Salvador


January 16th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Jan 16 (IANS/EFE) The bodies of three women who appeared to have been tortured were found inside a ramshackle dwelling east of San Salvador, El Salvador's National Civilian ... Read more...

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Six die in Venezuelan gold mine clash


January 12th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Jan 12 (IANS/EFE) At least six people were killed and four injured in fighting between gangs for control of a gold mine in southeastern Venezuela that has since been ... Read more...

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