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British women get pregnant to escape jail term


September 21st, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A judge in Britain has criticised two women who became pregnant to dodge imprisonment after laundering money from a customer's bank account.The judge still gave them ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bill to eliminate manual scavenging tabled in Lok Sabha (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A bill that seeks to prohibit manual scavenging, rehabilitate those engaged in such inhuman employment and impose stringent measures to stop such practices was introduced ... Read more...

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CAG wrong, Atomic Energy Act has more punitive provisions


August 31st, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) It is wrong to say that the Atomic Energy Act provides for a fine of just Rs.500 for safety violations by nuclear and radiation facilities, as ... Read more...

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Hawara, four held guilty for Delhi twin blasts in 2005 (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Babbar Khalsa International terrorist Jagtar Singh Hawara and four others were Thursday convicted by a Delhi court for their involvement in the 2005 twin blasts ... Read more...

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Naroda Patiya massacre: Ex-minister Kodnani, 31 convicted (Second Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Ten years after a mob hacked and burnt to death 97 Muslims in Naroda Patiya locality here during riots, a Gujarat special court Wednesday convicted ... Read more...

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Industry, fans warmer to me than before: Shiney Ahuja (Interview)


August 26th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Shiney Ahuja is calmer and introspective after his unforeseen tryst behind the bars - and that's because the actor strongly believes in learning out ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jharkhand speaker charged with violating poll code


August 24th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 24 (IANS) Charges were framed against Jharkhand assembly Speaker C.P. Singh in a case related to the violation of the model code of conduct during the 2009 Lok ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Paid news punishment should be two years jail: former CEC


August 24th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 23 (IANS) Errant publishers, journalists as well as election candidates should be sentenced for two years in prison, if the menace of paid news is to be contained, ... Read more...

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Woman branded a witch, beaten up in Rajasthan


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 21 (IANS)A 50-year old woman in Rajasthan's Ajmer district approached the police Tuesday accusing her neighbours of branding her a witch and beating up her and her ... Read more...

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Cage, Rourke finalised for ‘Expendables 3′


August 15th, 2012 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 15 (IANS) Producer Avi Lerner has confirmed that actors Nicolas Cage and Mickey Rourke will star in "Expendables 3"."We've got Nicolas Cage to play (one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sanjeev Nanda’s sentence reduced in BMW hit-and-run case (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday upheld the Delhi High Court order reducing the prison sentence of Sanjeev Nanda, the main accused in the January 1999 BMW ... Read more...

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Ranbir Kapoor pleads guilty in smoking case


July 26th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 26 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor Thursday pleaded guilty, through his lawyers, to charges of smoking publicly during a movie shoot in Rajasthan's Udaipur district about four ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Two months jail for Andhra minister


July 25th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 25 (IANS) A special court here Wednesday sentenced a cabinet minister in Andhra Pradesh to two months' simple imprisonment for alleged violation of the foreign exchange regulation law.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chopper case: Romesh Sharma gets 10-year jail


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Romesh Sharma, a suspected aide of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, was Monday awarded 10 years' imprisonment by a Delhi court in a cheating and extortion ... Read more...

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Region is not larger than nation, says court


July 15th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) A Delhi court has said that a region cannot be larger than the nation while awarding 10 years' imprisonment to five people who had killed ... Read more...

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Visva Bharati shocker: Varsity team visits student


July 12th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) A team from the Visva-Bharati University Wednesday visited the house of the 10-year-old girl, four days after she was allegedly made to lick her own urine ... Read more...

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Vishva Bharati case: Girl yet to recover from shock (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Traumatised and shocked, the 10-year-old girl who was allegedly made to drink her own urine in the Visva-Bharati campus as a punishment for bedwetting is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vishva-Bharati case: Girl refuses to go back to school


July 10th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) The 10-year-old student who was allegedly made to drink her own urine in West Bengal's Visva-Bharati campus as a punishment for bedwetting says she does not ... Read more...

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Tribal woman branded a witch, beaten up in Rajasthan


July 8th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 8 (IANS) A tribal woman has approached the police accusing her neighbours of branding her a witch and harassing her for a year in Rajasthan's Pali district, officials ... Read more...

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Free Sarabjit, Krishna ‘requests’ Pakistan


June 27th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) India Wednesday welcomed the release of Surjeet Singh from a Pakistani jail and renewed its "request" to Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari to also free ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Woman branded as witch, molested in Rajasthan


June 25th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 25 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman was stripped and molested after being branded as a witch in Rajasthan's Tonk district, police said Monday.The incident took place Saturday in Dhuan ... Read more...

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Pakistani woman seeks son’s release from Indian jail


June 20th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) A Pakistani woman has appealed to President Asif Ali Zardari and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to help her secure the release of her son ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mob Wives’ Renee Graziano in prison to visit mobster dad


June 18th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Renee Graziano, one of the star of “Mob Wives” has visited her father Anthony Graziano for father’s day. Anthony, member of the Bonanno crime family is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Four arrested for poaching peacocks in Rajasthan


June 17th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 17 (IANS) Four men were arrested for poaching peacocks in Rajasthan's Jalore district Sunday, police said.According to the police, the poaching took place in Bhanwarni area of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Asif rules out taking asylum in UK


June 6th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Former Pakistani paceman Muhammad Asif says he is not seeking asylum in Britain and wants to return home as soon as possible.Asif was released from prison ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chinese official sentenced for embezzlement


June 5th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) A Chinese official in Henan province who bought a limousine for her husband with money she embezzled was sentenced to 12 years in jail, it was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BJP has made Karnataka the most corrupt state: Rahul Gandhi


June 3rd, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Hubli (Karnataka), June 3 (IANS) On a day when a ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator was convicted and jailed in a bribery case, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh pleads guilty to smoking in Jaipur stadium


May 26th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 26 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan Saturday pleaded guilty through his lawyers to the charges of smoking publicly at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium here during ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

RCB player Luke Pomersbach gets bail


May 19th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday granted bail to Australian player Luke Pomersbach of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team who was arrested for allegedly molesting an ... Read more...

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Five jailed in Ranchi trafficking case


May 16th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 16 (IANS) Five people, accused of selling and buying a teenaged girl three years ago, were Wednesday sentenced to 10 to five years in jail by a local ... Read more...

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Jharkhand assembly speaker sentenced to one-month jail


May 16th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 16 (IANS) A Ranchi court Wednesday sentenced Jharkhand assembly speaker C.P. Singh to one-month jail in a seven-year-old case related to a protest against the central government's ... Read more...

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Convicted Punjab minister quits, resignation accepted (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) Punjab Agriculture Minister Tota Singh's resignation was accepted by Governor Shivraj Patil Wednesday, four days after he was convicted and sentenced to a year's imprisonment ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Press Israel to meet Palestinian prisoners’ demands’


May 8th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, May 8 (IANS) The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) and the Islamic Hamas movement Tuesday called on the European Union (EU) to press Israel to meet the demands of the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

4 to 7 years’ jail for 40 convicted in fodder scam case


May 7th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 7 (IANS) A CBI court in Ranchi Monday awarded four to seven years imprisonment to 40 persons convicted in a fodder scam case and also slapped fines ranging ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Fodder scam: 34 get 1 to 6 years


May 5th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 5 (IANS) A CBI court Saturday awarded one to six years imprisonment to 34 people in a multi-million animal husbandry department scam known as the fodder scam.The Central ... Read more...

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