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Judge finds burglars ‘courageous’, lets one walk free


September 6th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A judge in Britain had a courtroom in utter disbelief when he described burglars as courageous and let a serial intruder walk free.Richard Rochford, 26, burgled ... Read more...

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Russian court upholds 12-year sentence for US spy


July 30th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Supreme Court Monday upheld a 12-year jail sentence for an ex-serviceman for selling classified topographic maps to the US.A Moscow city court established in ... Read more...

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Former Chinese football bosses jailed for bribery


June 13th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tieling (China), June 13 (IANS) Two former Chinese football chiefs were sentenced Wednesday to more than a decade in jail for bribery.Nan Yong, the former director of the Chinese Football ... Read more...

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Go to hell: Man tells Norway killer at trial


May 11th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, May 11 (IANS) An unidentified man Friday screamed "Go to hell! You killed my brother" and interrupted the trial of mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, who massacred 77 people ... Read more...

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CBI issued notice on Bangaru Laxman’s appeal


May 11th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued a notice to the CBI on former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Bangaru Laxman's plea challenging the ... Read more...

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Blind Chinese dissident hopes to study abroad


May 4th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 4 (IANS) Blind dissident Chen Guangcheng, who left the US embassy in Beijing Thursday, hopes to study abroad, a Chinese official said Friday.A spokesperson for the Chinese foreign ... Read more...

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Blind Chinese dissident says he is danger


May 3rd, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, who left the US embassy in Beijing Wednesday to be admitted to hospital, says his life is in danger and now ... Read more...

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China seeks US apology for sheltering dissident


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 2 (IANS) China has demanded an apology from the US for taking a blind Chinese man "via abnormal means" into its embassy in Beijing, Chinese foreign ministry said ... Read more...

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Blind Chinese dissident escapes from house arrest


April 27th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Chen Guangcheng, a Chinese dissident who is visually impaired, has escaped from house arrest and released a video meant for Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao in which ... Read more...

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My bungas were just clean fun: Berlusconi


April 21st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi who is accused of having sex with 33 prostitutes has said he will hold his bunga bunga parties again if ... Read more...

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Burglar to get his 83,000 pounds from police


April 6th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) A burglar in Britain has been allowed to keep 83,000 pounds (about $132,000) found at his home after he convinced the judge that it was the ... Read more...

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Stray dogs kill woman


March 16th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 25-year-old woman died in hospital of injuries suffered in an attack by stray dogs on the outskirts of Simferopol in Ukraine, police said Friday.The ... Read more...

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Indian-origin man burned to death in London


February 26th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) A medical student in Britain has been found guilty for her role in the killing of an Indian-origin Sikh who liked her.Gagandip Singh, whom Mundill Mahil ... Read more...

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Mumbai hit-and-run: Alistair Pereira sent to jail


January 20th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) A week after the Supreme Court axed his bail in a 2006 Mumbai hit-and-run case, 25-year-old Alistair Pereira was Friday sent to jail after he surrendered ... Read more...

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Mumbai hit-and-run: Pereira surrenders, sent home (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Four days after the Supreme Court cancelled his bail in a 2006 hit-and-run case, 25-year-old Alistair Pereira surrendered before a sessions court here Monday. However, he ... Read more...

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Alistair Pereira surrenders in hit and run case


January 16th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Four days after the Supreme Court cancelled his bail in a 2006 Mumbai hit-and-run case, 25-year-old Alistair Pereira surrendered in a special court here Monday.On Jan ... Read more...

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Three year jail for Mumbai hit-and-run convict: Apex court (Third Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Over five years after Alistair Pereira, driving under the influence of alcohol, ran over 15 labourers sleeping on a Mumbai pavement killing seven of them, ... Read more...

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Three year jail for Mumbai hit-and-run convict: Apex court (Second Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Over five years after Alistair Pereira, driving under the influence of alcohol, ran over 15 labourers sleeping on a Mumbai pavement killing seven of them, ... Read more...

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Mumbai hit-and-run: Supreme Court upholds three-year jail term (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday upheld a Bombay High Court verdict awarding a three-year jail sentence to Alistair Pereira for running his car over 15 labourers ... Read more...

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Graft case: Apex court grants bail to Sukh Ram, two others (Third Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday granted interim bail till Jan 16 to former telecom minister Sukh Ram, 84, who was sentenced to three years' imprisonment in ... Read more...

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Sukh Ram’s surrender put off till Friday (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday put off by a day former telecom minister Sukh Ram's surrender in the 1996 equipment purchase scam. The 84-year-old ex-minister ... Read more...

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Telugu actor’s death: Court reduces sentence of convict


December 28th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 28 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Wednesday reduced the jail sentence of G. Siddhartha Reddy, a convict in the death of Telugu actress Pratyusha in 2002, to ... Read more...

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Why no vigilance case against Achuthanandan’s son, asks court


December 15th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 15 (IANS) A division bench of the Kerala High Court Thursday asked the state government to explain why a case has not been registered by the vigilance department ... Read more...

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Laid-off man throws shoes at Iranian President Ahmadinejad


December 13th, 2011 - 4:06 am ICT by BNO News
SARI, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A laid-off textile worker was arrested on Monday after he threw his shoes at Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who was visiting a factory in northern Iran, opposition ... Read more...

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Court issues notice to CBI on Sukh Ram’s plea


November 25th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the CBI on jailed former telecom minister Sukh Ram's plea against his conviction and five years' rigorous ... Read more...

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Amphon Tangnoppaku sentenced for insulting the Thai royalty


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangkok, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Insulting the Thai royalty is not such a good idea. A man accused of sending text messages considered offensive to the Thai Queen has been handed 20 ... Read more...

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Telgi seeks reduced sentence, fine in fake stamp paper cases


November 17th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Abdul Karim Telgi, convicted in the multi-crore fake stamp paper racket, Thursday approached the Delhi High Court seeking reduction of his jail sentence and fine ... Read more...

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Michael Lohan sentenced to probation


November 17th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan's estranged father Michael has been sentenced to two years probation after pleading no contest to four domestic violence charges.The 51-year-old entered a ... Read more...

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Roebuck was being questioned for sexual assault: Reports


November 14th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 13 (IANS) Cricketer turned commentator Peter Roebuck, who committed suicide Saturday, was being questioned by police about an alleged sexual assault, according to media reports.Cape Town police captain ... Read more...

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Drunk woman bites off beau’s scrotum


November 12th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) A mother of four bit off her boyfriend's scrotum during a drunken fight in a British town, but a court has spared her a prison term.The ... Read more...

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Butt appeals against 30-month jail sentence


November 9th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has appealed against his 30-month jail sentence for spot-fixing in a Test match against England at Lord's last year.Butt, along with ... Read more...

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Butt’s family postpones his sister’s wedding


November 4th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 4 (IANS) Salman Butt's family is in a "state of shock" after the former Pakistani cricket captain was found guilty of spot-fixing and has postponed his sister's wedding ... Read more...

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Tainted Pakistan cricketers, agent get jail


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Former Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt will spend 30 months in jail, fast bowler Mohammad Asif a year and 19-year-old Mohammad Aamir six months in a ... Read more...

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It’s dog’s life — or is it?


October 15th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 15 (IANS) A man "wooed" his pet dog with chocolate drops and candlelight before sex sessions, a media report said Saturday.The 25-year-old admitted romping with his male Appenzeller ... Read more...

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Marzieh Vafamehr sentenced over acting in a film


October 10th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tehran, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Iranian woman who starred in an Australian movie has been handed a year’s jail sentence and 90 lashes for the act. Report says an Iranian court ... Read more...

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