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Muslim woman sentenced in Russia over extremist article


September 13th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Muslim woman journalist in Russia was given a suspended jail term by a Moscow court Thursday for distributing material that prosecutors said contained "calls ... Read more...

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Honduran journalist’s killer gets jail term of 28 years


September 12th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) A Honduran court Tuesday sentenced a man to 28 years in jail after finding him guilty of having fatally shot journalist Jorge Alberto Orellana in April ... Read more...

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Prince Harry’s party girl lands in jail


September 7th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sep 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The party girl that Harry got hooked onto, has now landed in jail. The girl who is a beauty expert is wanted for writing uncertified checks. Carrie ... Read more...

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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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Chandy writes to Jayalalithaa on smuggling of tobacco products


September 5th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 5 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has sought help from his counterpart in Tamil Nadu, J. Jayalalithaa to see that smuggling of tobacco products from either state ... Read more...

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Sting illegal, Bangaru tells court


September 4th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Former BJP president Bangaru Laxman Tuesday sought suspension of his four-year jail term in a bribery case and told the Delhi High Court that ... Read more...

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Rapist leaves scar on woman’s chastity: Court


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 2 (IANS) Ruling that a rapist leaves a scar on a woman's chastity, a court here has awarded seven years' rigorous imprisonment to a 'tantrik' for raping ... Read more...

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CBI opposes relief for Sanjay Dutt


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The CBI Thursday urged the Supreme Court to maintain the six years' jail term awarded to Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt for sourcing a rifle ... Read more...

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French woman held for stealing handbag


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 22 (IANS) A French woman was Wednesday charged with stealing a handbag worth around $26,000 at a casino resort in Singapore, Xinhua reported.Olivia Lemercier Maurice, 42, will plead ... Read more...

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French tourists found guilty in Sri Lanka over Buddha photos


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Colombo, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was an astonishing moment for three French tourists when they were declared guilty for insulting the Buddhism religion. This was regarded as a form of injustice ... Read more...

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Ex-CWC official gets four-year jail term in graft case


August 17th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A special court has awarded a four-year jail term to a senior official of the Central Water Commission (CWC) in a funds misappropriation case.The Central ... Read more...

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Tax evation hits infrastructure development, says court


August 10th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A Delhi court has upheld a two-year jail term given to a tax evader, saying tax avoidance reduced funds needed for the country's infrastructure development.Additional ... Read more...

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Man stole cemetery urns for scrap


August 8th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sarnia, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wonders in the world will never cease as it was reported that a man stole cemetery urns to fake it for scrap. The man was caught when ... Read more...

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Court awards 10-year jail to man for killing wife


August 8th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday awarded 10 years' rigorous imprisonment to a man who stabbed his wife to death after a disagreement over their marital relations.Holding ... Read more...

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Man steals Rs.10 lakh from Delhi office, held


August 6th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) A 19-year-old man stole over Rs.10 lakh from his employer's office here to start a new household but landed in the police net within 24 ... Read more...

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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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Briton serving jail for biting wife, finds new fiancee


July 25th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A man who is serving five-year jail term for biting off his wife's nose in Britain is now passing his time to marry his new fiancee ... Read more...

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Can’t take you to hospital, man tells pregnant wife


July 24th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) A man in Britain, who refused to take his pregnant wife to hospital until she made him lunch, was spared jail, the Daily Mail reported Tuesday.Riasaf ... Read more...

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Chopper case: Romesh Sharma gets 10-year jail (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:46 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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Bus driver jailed for filming up skirts of schoolgirls


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 23 (IANS) A 48-year-old Japanese-origin bus driver in Sydney has been sentenced to seven months in prison for secretly filming up the skirts of schoolgirls as they boarded ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda’s Bangladeshi supporter admits plot to attack Pentagon


July 21st, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) A 26-year-old US citizen of Bangladeshi descent, who defines himself as an Al Qaeda supporter, has pleaded guilty to plotting an attack on the Pentagon and ... Read more...

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China kindergarten head jailed for school bus accident


July 21st, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) The chairman of a privately-run kindergarten in northwest China's Gansu province was sentenced to seven years in prison for a deadly school bus crash that killed ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan demands removal of CBI officer


July 19th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 (IANS) Kerala's leader of opposition V.S. Achuthanandan Thursday demanded the removal of a CBI official investigating the attack on a school teacher in the state as he ... Read more...

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Ukraine sentences two diplomats for spying


July 18th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two diplomats, identified only as coming from Asia, have been sentenced to eight years in prison for an attempt to steal secret rocket technology from ... Read more...

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Man convicted of attacking cop, walks free as term already served


June 24th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) A man who attacked a policeman with a blade in a court complex around four years ago has been handed a 27 month jail term ... Read more...

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13 Bangladeshis arrested in Tripura


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 22 (IANS) Thirteen Bangladesh nationals, including three women, have been arrested by the railway police for illegally entering India via the border in Tripura, police said Friday.They were ... Read more...

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Chinese woman gets death for infant trafficking


June 17th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 17 (IANS) A Chinese woman, who headed a group which trafficked 223 infants, has been awarded the death sentence.Jiang Kaizhi, the prime culprit of the infant trafficking ring, ... Read more...

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Bangladesh will act on extraditing Chetia: Envoy


June 17th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 17 (IANS) Bangladesh's envoy to India Tariq Ahmad Karim has asked India to have patience with Dhaka over the issue of handing over India's most wanted separatist rebel, ... Read more...

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Briton jailed for beating son over suspected theft


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) A Briton has been sentenced to 16 years in jail for savagely punishing his son whom he suspected of stealing his stepmother's jewellery. He welded the ... Read more...

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French officials to boycott Euro matches in Ukraine


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 2 (IANS) Barely a week before the kick-off of the Euro 2012 championships, officials of the French government have decided to boycott matches in Ukraine because of a ... Read more...

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Three cops jailed for 10 years for torture death


June 1st, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 1 (IANS) A CBI court here Friday sentenced three Uttar Pradesh Police personnel to 10 years jail term on charges of torturing a group of boys, one of ... Read more...

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Before going to jail, Dharun Ravi apologises


May 30th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
New Brunswick, New Jersey, May 30 (IANS) Before turning himself in Thursday to begin serving a 30-day jail term for spying on his gay roommate with a webcam, Indian-American student ... Read more...

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Man held at Delhi airport for travelling on fake passport


May 29th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A man hailing from Tamil Nadu, who had travelled to Paris in 2009 on a fake French passport, was arrested on his arrival at ... Read more...

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Court awards five-year jail to Kashmiri militant


May 17th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) A Kashmiri militant has been awarded a five-year jail term by a Delhi court for possessing explosive material. The five-year detention undergone by the convict ... 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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