investigative agencies

India, Pakistan defer signing of visa pact, discuss 26/11 (Second Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) India and Pakistan Friday agreed to step up cooperation between their investigative agencies on 26/11 and terror-related issues, but failed to sign the much-awaited ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bofors truth revealed repeatedly: Congress


April 26th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Asserting that truth had come out repeatedly and courts had given their verdicts, the Congress Thursday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ghai land allotment row: BJP says Deshmukh must quit


April 5th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday sought union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh's resignation following the Supreme Court's observation that land allotment to filmmaker Subhash Ghai ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Government asked to finalise policy on ex-judges’ advice


February 29th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the central government to evolve a uniform policy, within three months, on legal opinions given by former Supreme Court ... Read more...

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‘Illegal assets must be recovered from the corrupt’


February 17th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Calling on the investigative agencies to "realise the fallout of corruption and tighten their belts" against the scourge, senior government officials Friday said the fight ... Read more...

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Lokpal can destabilise the nation: Vayalar Ravi (Interview)


December 26th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi has warned that if basic principles were incorrectly applied, a Lokpal can potentially "destabilise the nation"."I don't ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Amid tears, Kanimozhi puts up brave face


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) A commotion broke out in the courtroom as soon as CBI special judge O.P. Saini dismissed the bail pleas of Kanimozhi and seven others in ... Read more...

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Sonia takes command; keeps tabs on 2G cases


October 2nd, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) She is still recuperating from her surgery two months ago, but Congress president Sonia Gandhi has plunged herself into tackling the various crises, including ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Governors are political agents of UPA, says Gadkari


July 30th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Saturday came down heavily on state governors, saying that they were acting like political agents of the United ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket divided on MCC’s lie detector test


July 22nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 22 (IANS) Pakistan cricketers and officials have reservations about using lie-detector tests to curb corruption in the game. Banned former captain Salman Butt even called the idea a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Congress refuses comment on Digvijay’s Mumbai blast remark


July 17th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Congress Sunday declined to comment on party leader Digvijay Singh's remarks about the need to probe all groups, including Hindu outfits, in Wednesday's Mumbai ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi: Multi-faceted person neck deep in mega scam


May 20th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Her name Kanimozhi means sweet words. But beyond her fluent communicative skills in English and Tamil, the 43-year-old daughter of DMK supremo M. Karunanidhi ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Support Anna at IPL matches: Lalit Modi


April 8th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Sacked Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi Friday urged fans to carry flags and placards to IPL matches to express support to fasting Gandhian ... Read more...

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18 die in Pakistan blasts, Fazlur Rehman attacked after WikiLeaks expose (Evening Lead)


March 31st, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed in a bombing in northwest Pakistan that targetted Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, while six people died Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Congress MP who probed cash-for-votes scam wants deeper inquiry (Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) As the controversy over the cash-for-votes scam brewed afresh Thursday following WikiLeaks disclosures, Congress MP Kishore Chandra Deo, who probed the 2008 scam, said ... Read more...

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My ‘cash for votes’ report not a closed chapter: K.C. Deo


March 17th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Congress Lok Sabha member Kishore Chandra Deo, who headed the parliamentary committee to probe the 'cash for votes' scandal of 2008, Thursday said his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bofors case closure totally wrong: Prashant Bhushan


March 4th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Leading lawyer and anti-corruption activist Prashant Bhushan said Friday that the closure of the Bofors kickbacks case was "totally wrong" as there was "clear evidence" ... Read more...

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CBI raids Kalaignar TV office (Lead)


February 18th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday raided the office of Kalaignar TV, promoted by family members of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi, in connection with the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CBI is welcome to inspect books, says Kalaignar TV


February 16th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) Chennai-based Kalaignar TV Pvt Ltd, floated by the family members of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi, Wednesday welcomed investigative agencies to verify its books and documents."The Central ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian Mujahideen claims responsibility for Varanasi blast


December 7th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Terror group Indian Mujahideen Tuesday owned responsibility for a bomb explosion in Varanasi that killed a small girl and left 20 injured, saying it was to avenge ... Read more...

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Pranab’s all-party meeting fails to resolve deadlock


November 22nd, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee's effort to resolve the deadlock over a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into the 2G spectrum allotment scam failed Monday with the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

None found guilty will be spared: PM on 2G scam


November 20th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) In his first public remarks on the 2G spectrum scandal, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said anyone found guilty of wrong-doing will be brought to book ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Thomas Steven Sanders declared dead 16 years ago arrested on kidnapping charges


November 15th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by BNO News
JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (BNO NEWS) -- Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested a man in Mississippi who was thought dead since 1994 on charges of kidnapping, officials said on Monday.Thomas ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Bhopal verdict a travesty of justice: CPI-M


June 8th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday described the verdict in the Bhopal gas tragedy as a "travesty of justice" that showed how the American suppliers and ... Read more...

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Prime suspect of German Bakery blast held: Chidambaram


May 25th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Abdul Samad, the prime suspect in the Feb 13 German Bakery blast in Pune, has been apprehended by the investigative agencies, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said ... Read more...

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Alabama geometry school teacher investigated for teaching geometry by an ‘assassination example’


May 19th, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Birmingham, May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Alabama geometry teacher was questioned by the Secret Service agents, after he taught his students about angles, using an assassination example. He talked about an example ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

India set to ban 100 Al Qaeda-linked groups


May 16th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) India is all set to formally designate nearly 100 Al Qaeda-linked international outfits as terrorist organisations and ban them to avoid any legal loophole if anyone ... Read more...

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Truth drugs have been used for over 80 years


May 5th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The use of truth drugs by investigative agencies has been prevalent for over 80 years, especially in the US, even as India's Supreme Court Wednesday declared forcible ... Read more...

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Faster salmonella detection now possible with new technique


May 5th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Using a new technology, a scientist is working on a faster method to detect and genetically identify salmonella from contaminated foods.Byron Brehm-Stecher, an Iowa State University researcher, wants ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Supreme Court declares narco-analysis, brain-mapping illegal


May 5th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that brain mapping, narco-analysis or lie detector tests is unconstitutional because it is an unwarranted intrusion on the individual's rights.A bench ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Modi not ready to give up yet, gets franchise support (Lead)


April 24th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman and commissioner Lalit Modi has left his governing council (GC) in a quandary by assuring it that he would quit, but not ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Osama Bin Laden’s Facebook page removed


April 19th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Facebook account that was in the name of the Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden has been shut down. On the account there were more ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News, World News |

Maharashtra’s ATS identifies key instigator behind Pune blast


April 8th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Apr 8 (ANI): Maharashtra's Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) has claimed to have made significant progress in its investigation into the blasts that ripped Pune's German Bakery on February 13, and has reportedly ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Scarlett was frothing from mouth, cop tells court (Lead)


April 5th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 5 (IANS) Fifteen-year-old British teenager Scarlett Keeling who was sexually assaulted and left to die at Anjuna beach in February 2008 was frothing at the mouth when police reached the ... Read more...

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Scarlett’s body had froth at mouth, says cop


April 5th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 5 (IANS) Fifteen-year-old British teenager Scarlett Keeling who was raped and murdered at Anjuna beach in February 2008 was frothing at the mouth when police reached the crime scene, a ... Read more...

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