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Odisha intensifies crackdown on chit-fund scams


September 12th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 12 (IANS) Intensifying its crackdown on chit fund scams in Odisha, police Wednesday raided the offices of a private company and detained three of its senior officials for ... Read more...

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Hyderabad student’s family says he is innocent


September 1st, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) The family of a city student who was arrested by the Bangalore police Friday in an alleged terror plot has claimed that he is innocent.Kausar Begum, ... Read more...

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South Koreans rally against US beef import


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 3 (IANS) Hundreds of South Koreans held a candlelight rally in the capital Wednesday evening to protest the government's decision to continue beef imports from the US even ... Read more...

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Himachal needs policy to check illegal mining


April 7th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 7 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh needs a comprehensive mining policy and requires to put in place a system to check illegal mines, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India ... Read more...

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Fuel thieves cause pipeline fire in Mexico


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), April 2 (IANS/EFE) A natural gas pipeline owned by Mexican state oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, caught fire when fuel was being stolen from a stretch near ... Read more...

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Israeli attack: Arrested journalist’s son denies links to Iranians (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The son of Sayed Ahmed Kazmi, an Indian journalist arrested for his links with the terror attack on an Israeli diplomat's wife last month, has ... Read more...

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China closes over 7,000 illegal websites


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 22 (IANS) Authorities in China have shut down a total of 7,846 websites involved in illegal commercial activity, the government said.The ministry of public security took the step ... Read more...

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Three held for selling illicit liquor in ambulance


December 22nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Inspired by a Bollywood flick, three unemployed men started supplying illicit liquor in an ambulance but were arrested in south Delhi after an unwarranted use ... Read more...

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28 journalists involved in phone hacking scandal


November 15th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) At least 28 journalists were involved in the News of the World phone hacking scandal that ultimately forced owner Rupert Murdoch to shut down the ... Read more...

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China cracks down on bogus cigarette dens, 78 held


November 14th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 14 (IANS) Police in China have busted 122 criminal dens and arrested 78 suspects in a raid on a bogus cigarette manufacturing ring in nine provinces, the government ... Read more...

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17,000 held as China tracks gamblers, drug traffickers


October 8th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 8 (IANS) Chinese authorities have detained over 17,000 suspects during the first 45 days of launching a nationwide crackdown on illegal food production, gambling, drug trafficking and other ... Read more...

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Ramdev denies information on ED registering case


September 1st, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, Sep 1 (IANS) Yoga guru Ramdev Thursday denied any information of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) registering a foreign exchange violation case against him. "There have been media reports ... Read more...

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Gowda family owns huge property by proxy: BJP


June 28th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 28 (IANS) The family of former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda owns huge "benaami (by proxy)" property in and around Bangalore as well as their home district ... Read more...

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2G scam: Judge raps accused for bid to take phone into jail


May 24th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A special Delhi court hearing the 2G spectrum scam case Tuesday pulled up Rajeev Agarwal, a co-accused and director of Kusegaon Fruits and Vegetable Pvt. ... Read more...

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Ex-serviceman held for selling defence liquor


April 24th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A retired Indian Air Force sergeant, who sold liquor meant for defence personnel in the open market, has been arrested, police said Saturday."Sanjay Kumar Ahuja, ... Read more...

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TSA agents arrested at JFK for stealing $40k


February 17th, 2011 - 3:09 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Two employees with the U.S. Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) have been arrested and are facing charges after allegedly stealing tens of thousands of dollars from checked ... Read more...

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Tri-Valley visa scam: US envoy assures fair treatment to students (Lead)


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) The US Wednesday assured India of "fair and appropriate treatment" of around 1,500 Indian students affected by the closure of by a sham California-based university and ... Read more...

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Four arrested for cheating government dispensaries


February 5th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Four men, including a pharmacist of Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS), allegedly involved in buying medicines from government dispensaries on false pretences and then selling them in ... Read more...

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One held for making fake auto parts


February 3rd, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A man was arrested in central Delhi for manufacturing and selling counterfeit motorcycle parts, police said Thursday.Dinesh Sharma was arrested from his shop in Karol Bagh Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Mother-daughter duo held for drug trafficking


February 1st, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) A woman and her daughter from Mumbai were arrested here with 22 kg of drugs, police said Tuesday. Rasida Begum, 45, and her daughter Naznin, 20, were ... Read more...

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For the timber smugglers the summer of unrest, a boon


January 16th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Zeenat Zeeshan FazilSrinagar, Jan 16 (ANI): In Kashmir behind the smoke-screen of the continuing unrest beginning in summer last and continuing for a few months, timber smugglers have been working ... Read more...

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Police set to reopen News of the World phone hacking case


January 7th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): It has emerged that an investigation into phone hacking at the News of the World is likely to open after the suspension of a senior journalist at ... Read more...

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Job racket busted, minor rescued


December 19th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) A woman running an employment agency which provided minors as domestic helps has been arrested and a 10-year-old girl rescued, police said Sunday. Police received information Saturday ... Read more...

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PayPal says it blocked WikiLeaks after U.S. government request


December 8th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- E-commerce business PayPal blocked WikiLeaks payments and froze its account last week after a warning from the U.S. government, TechCrunch reported on Wednesday.PayPal's Vice President of Platform, Osama ... Read more...

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India fears revival of LTTE, extends ban


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) India has extended its ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) as it fears the revival of the outlawed group, a senior official said ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka passes laws to legalise gambling, betting


November 10th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 10 (DAP) Sri Lanka's parliament Wednesday passed legislation to legalise betting and gambling, saying the move would help to attract tourists following the end of the decades-long civil war on ... Read more...

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Fake currency seized, three held in Punjab


October 29th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, Oct 29 (IANS) Three people were arrested in Punjab Friday and fake currency was recovered from their possession, an official said here.Fake currency notes of face value Rs.532,000 were recovered, the ... Read more...

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Pakistanis held for collecting terror funds in Thailand


October 14th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 14 (IANS/AKI) Fifteen Pakistanis suspected of collecting funds earmarked for use by terrorist organisations in their homeland have been arrested in Thailand, police said Wednesday.Police were tipped off to the ... Read more...

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Andhra to bring bill to check harassment of borrowers


October 12th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 12 (IANS) With more incidents of harassment of borrowers by microfinance companies coming to light, the Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday said it would soon bring a legislation to check the ... Read more...

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23 New Yorkers held for sneaking in Chinese immigrants


October 8th, 2010 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 8 (IANS) Twenty-three business owners from New York City have been arrested for "sneaking" illegal Chinese immigrants into the US to work at restaurants and other establishments, officials said.James ... Read more...

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Hollywood drug scene: How celebrities get their fix


September 29th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): A look at the drug scene in Hollywood has revealed how celebrities get their fix.Sources have revealed that anyone from club promoters, to drivers, to doormen, to VIP ... Read more...

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Ex-PM Gowda’s family involved in illegal mining: Yeddyurappa


September 6th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 6 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday alleged that the family members of former prime minister H. D. Deve Gowda were involved in illegal mining in the state. Yeddyurappa ... Read more...

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Beggars play hide and seek with Delhi authorities


July 31st, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajeev Ranjan Dwivedi New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Indian capital has over 60,000 beggars and getting them off the streets as the city is cleaned up for the Commonwealth Games is ... Read more...

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Curfew lifted in Jammu and Kashmir town


July 27th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 27 (IANS) Curfew was lifted in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba town Tuesday after Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's aides held discussions with local leaders whose demand for the removal of a ... Read more...

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“Obama Deception” Censored On YouTube


July 19th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "The Obama Deception: The Mask Comes Off" has been removed from the YouTube account of Alex Jones that posted the 2009 documentary on the web recently. ... Read more...

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