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Ex-army officer gets 10 years jail for torturing son


August 4th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) A former army major and his second wife were Saturday sentenced by a Delhi court to 10 years jail term for torturing and trying to ... Read more...

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Russian Football Union to appeal UEFA fines


June 14th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS) The Russian Football Union (RFU) said Thursday it would appeal harsh punishments from the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) for Russian fans' behaviour during the ... Read more...

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Mamata asks MCA to reconsider ban on SRK (Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Terming the ban on Shah Rukh Khan as "undemocratic and unwarranted", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday batted for the Bollywood superstar and urged ... Read more...

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China proposes harsh punishment to curb gender imbalance


March 14th, 2012 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) China should impose harsher punishments on medical workers who conduct illegal sex determination tests in order to balance the country's skewed gender ratio, a top official ... Read more...

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Rapists of ‘willing’ girl survive tough punishment


February 21st, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) Two rapists in Britain escaped harsh punishment after the judge observed their 11-year-old victim was "willing". The duo, however, received 40 months in jail.Roshane Channer and ... Read more...

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Punish the guilty, Kolkata echoes in one voice


December 10th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) It was a collective chorus of anger and shock in Kolkata as intellectuals, celebrities and commoners demanded exemplary punishment for culprits and a mechanism to ... Read more...

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Most hurting decision, says Nikitha after being banned


September 11th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 11 (IANS) What mistake have I committed to endure such a harsh punishment, asks multilingual actress Nikitha, who has been banned by the Kannada Producers' Association (KPA) for ... Read more...

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Khap Panchayats defiantly oppose Supreme Court ban order


April 20th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 20 (ANI): Khaps in most parts of India have defiantly said they will not accept the Supreme Court to stop their actitvities, saying that traditions coming down through the ... Read more...

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Khap panchayats’ diktats must be ruthlessly stamped out: Apex court


April 19th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday held that diktats by 'khap panchayats' (caste councils) -- aimed at coercing or committing atrocities on young boys and girls who ... Read more...

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Indonesian woman ‘whipped in public over extramarital affairs’


April 10th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10 (ANI): An Indonesian woman was caned in front of a baying mob after being caught having extramarital affairs.Irdayanti Mukhtar, 34, received nine lashes by Sharia Police for having ... Read more...

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Supreme Court warns police against custodial violence


March 29th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday warned the police that acts of custodial violence will not be tolerated as they cannot behave like the "oppressors of the ... Read more...

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Ex-Israel president sent to jail for seven years for rape


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Tel Aviv (Israel), Mar. 22 (ANI): Former Israeli president Moshe Katsav has been sent to jail for seven years and two years probation for rape and sexual harassment.Tel Aviv District Court Judges ... Read more...

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Man with foot fetish pleads for lenient sentencing


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 3 (IANS) A Victorian man, with a bizarre sexual preference for sucking toes, has appealed in the court against harsh punishment despite his strange conduct with a teenager. Channa Wickremesekera, ... Read more...

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Banda rape case: Krishna Tirath calls for harsh punishment for accused lawmaker


January 18th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Banda, Jan 18 (ANI): Minister of State for Women and Child Development Krishna Tirath on Tuesday asked for stern judicial proceedings and severe punishment for Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA ... Read more...

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Six Tibetans arrested in Nepal as refugee exodus continues


January 3rd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 3 (IANS) Police have arrested a group of six Tibetans who escaped into northern Nepal from Tibet, less than a fortnight after a WikiLeaks expose said China was paying Nepal's ... Read more...

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Pak must knock sense into people who ‘mollycoddle the intolerant’: Daily Times


November 29th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 29(ANI): The sentencing of a Christian woman to death for blasphemy in Pakistan is not just gaining momentum, it is leaving a torrent of controversy in its wake, where ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi man in UAE lashed 100 times for sex with Filipina maid


November 25th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): A Bangladeshi man in UAE has been lashed 100 times for indulging in unlawful sex with his Flippina maid.Apart from that punishment, a sharia court also ordered the ... Read more...

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Dhoni wants harsh punishment for those guilty of fixing


September 5th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Sunday called for harsh punishment for the Pakistani players if found guilty in the spot-fixing scandal. Three Pakistani players -- Salman ... Read more...

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Chinese lawmakers opposing abolition of death penalty for 13 economic crimes


August 28th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 28 (ANI): Some members of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee have opposed plans to abolish the death penalty for 13 economic crimes and have begun reviewing the eighth ... Read more...

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Tribals in Jharkhand celebrate Mansa festival


August 18th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaPanchparagana (Jharkhand), Aug.18 (ANI): Members of the tribal communities in Jharkhand have always treasured their tradition and culture with utmost care. Many of the tribes have various rituals, which ... Read more...

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Ligers Bred In Taiwan To Be Confiscated By Authorties


August 16th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A zoo keeper has come under heavy criticism and may also face legal action for allowing a lion to mate with a tiger and producing two ... Read more...

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Corporal punishment among children is common worldwide: study


August 10th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): Corporal punishments and spanking of children are common all over the world despite ban in 24 countries, three studies led by UNC researchers have revealed.Spanking has declined ... Read more...

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Effect of chemicals in vegetables to be studied: Trivedi


August 5th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) With the use of chemicals like oxytocin and copper sulphate to ripen fruits and vegetables becoming a matter of concern, Minister of State for Health Dinesh Trivedi ... Read more...

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Incestuous father jailed in Australia


June 15th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 15 (IANS) A 33-year-old single father was Tuesday sentenced to seven-and-a-half years imprisonment for sexually abusing his 11-year-old daughter. The man, who cannot be named, committed the crime between December 2008 ... Read more...

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Oz man jailed for beating, sexually assaulting 11-yr-old daughter


June 15th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 15 (ANI): An Australian man has been sentenced to seven-and-a-half years jail for sexually assaulting and beating his 11-year-old daughter.The Victorian County Court was told on June 15 that the ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas survivors hold candlelight vigil, vow to fight on


June 9th, 2010 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 8 (IANS) Activists and survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy Tuesday held a candlelight vigil here to protest the two-year jail term to the Union Carbide officials found guilty ... Read more...

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Decision on Rathore, CBI’s pleas in Ruchika case May 20


May 11th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 11 (IANS) A local court here will announce May 20 its decision on former Haryana police chief S.P.S. Rathore's plea challenging his conviction for molesting teenager Ruchika Girhotra. A plea ... Read more...

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After Kasab ruling, rights activists oppose death penalty


May 6th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Even as many hailed the death sentence awarded to Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab for 26/11, rights activists said that capital punishment does not solve any ... Read more...

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Film decides Kasab’s ending


May 4th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The special court that is hearing the case against terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab has pronounced him guilty; he will be sentenced only tomorrow. Even though ... Read more...

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Murdered Delhi scribe’s mother arrested, family under suspicion (Roundup)


May 3rd, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi/New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The mother of Nirupama Pathak, a Delhi journalist, was arrested Monday for allegedly being linked to her murder in what is being suspected to be an "honour ... Read more...

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Friends seek justice for killed journalist


May 3rd, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) About 50 friends of Nirupama Pathak, a Delhi journalist who was found dead in her Jharkhand home last week, met National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson ... Read more...

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Yousuf retires - but only ‘for the time being’


March 29th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, March 29 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Mohammad Yousuf Monday announced his retirement but surprisingly declared it was a decision "for the time being" only.Addressing a press conference at the ... Read more...

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Spring Breakers Urged To Follow Safety Tips In Mexico


March 29th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mexico City, Mexico, Mar 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the wake of the increasing violence in Mexico, authorities have urged college students heading to the destination for some spring break fun ... Read more...

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Banned, fined Pak cricketers seek legal advice over PCB’s ‘harsh’ punishment


March 19th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.19 (ANI): The Pakistani cricketers who were banned and slapped with hefty fines by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) are seeking legal advice after receiving a detailed copy of their punishment ... Read more...

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Pushkin Chandra’s killers get life term (Lead)


March 2nd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) A city court Tuesday awarded life imprisonment to two men convicted for murdering a gay man, Pushkin Chandra, and his friend Kuldip in 2004. Additional Sessions Judge A.K. ... Read more...

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