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Mob in Guatemala kills man who murdered two kids


September 13th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Sep 13 (IANS/EFE) A man who walked into a school in the northern Guatemalan village of Tactic and murdered two children was killed by teachers and locals, media ... Read more...

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Indian cartoonist jailed on sedition charges


September 11th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, Sept 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cartoonist in India has been imprisoned for two weeks on sedition charges because of his drawings that were made in a satirical manner on the ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM headed Gilani way: Daily


September 10th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf may also be ousted like his predecessor Yousuf Raza Gilani as the government still seems unwilling to write to ... Read more...

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For Kasab, it’s now a question of when


August 30th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) With the Supreme Court upholding the death sentence for Pakistani terrorist Kasab, lawyers say he is now left with little legal recourse.Top lawyers opine ... Read more...

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BJP downplays ex-Gujarat minister’s conviction


August 29th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday downplayed former Gujarat minister Mayaben Kodnani's conviction in a Gujarat riots case, calling it a "legal process"."We don't want to politicise ... Read more...

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26/11 survivors, victims’ kin hail court verdict


August 29th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Survivors and kin of victims of the 26/11 terror attacks Wednesday hailed the Supreme Court judgment upholding the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only surviving ... Read more...

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Bitter row over humble samosa in Pakistan


July 26th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 26 (IANS) Pakistanis will have to shell out more for samosas following a Supreme Court ruling, a move that has left a leading Pakistani daily wondering whether it ... Read more...

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‘Mount indefinite protests over lenient Mubarak sentence’


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian revolutionary movements have called for an indefinite protest in Tahrir Square in the centre of Cairo over "lenient" sentences handed to ousted president Hosni ... Read more...

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CPI leader for parliamentary reforms


April 4th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja Wednesday called for effective parliamentary and constitutional reforms to strengthen parliamentary democracy in the country. Participating in ... Read more...

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Government to amend law to tax Vodafone-type deals


March 16th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Indian government Friday proposed to amend the Income Tax Act to tax all overseas transactions involving domestic assets.The proposed change would be retroactive ... Read more...

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China vows to push forward judicial reform


March 11th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 11 (IANS) Admitting to problems in China's judicial system, Chief Justice Wang Shengjun Sunday vowed to push forward reforms.China needs to improve the work of courts and deepen ... Read more...

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Not wrong about MPs: Kejriwal


February 27th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Upholding his claim about entry of criminals into parliament, India Against Corruption Activist and key Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Sunday said he did not speak ... Read more...

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Hit hard, Seychelles seeks Indian help against pirates


February 20th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) With its $1-billion economy losing about four percent of GDP to piracy, Seychelles has sought India's help in putting an end to this threat to ... Read more...

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Vodafone welcomes apex court’s decision in tax case


January 20th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Telecom major Vodafone welcomed the Supreme Court's dismissal Friday of the Income Tax department's Rs.11,218 crore ($2.2 billion) tax claim on the company."Vodafone Group has ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill is well thought out: Amartya Sen (Lead, superseding earlier story)


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) Amid fiasco in Parliament over the Lokpal bill and strong criticism of some of its clauses on Lokayukta by different political parties, Nobel laureate, economist ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill not well thought out: Amartya Sen


January 3rd, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 2 (IANS) Amid fiasco in Parliament over the Lokpal bill and strong criticism of some of its clauses on Lakayuka by different political parties, Nobel laureate, economist ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan has $10,000 stolen from her purse


December 12th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lindsay Lohan was on the losing end this time after $10,000 cash was stolen from her purse at a party. The actress was left to taste ... Read more...

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Michael Lohan arrested yet again


October 27th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Lohans are fast becoming very familiar with the law. After watching his daughter being put through the criminal judicial system, Michael Lohan has become the ... Read more...

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US officials redraw Iraqi troops training plan


October 9th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US officials are redrawing a 2012 military training plan for Iraqi troops after Iraq's leaders announced they would not grant immunity to troops who ... Read more...

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Marandi fasts in support of Anna


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 23 (IANS) Former chief minister and president of the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) Babulal Marandi Tuesday sat on a 24-hour fast to extend support to Anna Hazare's demand ... Read more...

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Don’t burden fellow judges: Apex court (Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court has expressed its "strong disapproval" of the tendency of some judges to pass their burden to fellow judges or to subordinate courts ... Read more...

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Don’t pass burden on fellow judges: Apex court


August 17th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court has expressed its "strong disapproval" of the approach of certain judges who pass the burden to their fellow judges or to subordinate ... Read more...

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Sikh rally at UN for Bhullar’s clemency


July 26th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 26 (IANS) Hundreds of Sikhs held a rally at the UN headquarters here to seek the world body's pressure on India to stop execution of Devenderpal ... Read more...

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Pay compound interest for 14 years: Apex court to polluting firm


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Pulling up a chemical company for trying to wriggle out of paying up for the pollution caused by it, the Supreme Court directed the firm, ... Read more...

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BJP has no right to lecture on corruption: Congress


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Congress Friday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over graft allegations against its chief minister in Karnataka, B.S. Yeddyurappa, and accused the party ... Read more...

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India ‘disappointed’ with Rana verdict (Lead)


June 10th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) India said Friday it was "disappointed" with the decision of a US court to clear Pakistan-born Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana in the 2008 Mumbai attack ... Read more...

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Rana verdict not a setback: India


June 10th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) India Friday said the decision of a US court to clear Pakistan-born Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana in the Mumbai attack was "not a setback" as ... Read more...

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Gujarat government refutes Sibal’s allegation on riots panel


May 27th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 26 (IANS) The Gujarat government's spokesperson Jay Narayan Vyas Thursday said that Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal's remarks regarding the Nanavati Commission, which is probing ... Read more...

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BJP objects to Chidambaram’s Gujarat remarks


April 27th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has taken exception to Home Minister P. Chidambaram's remarks on a senior Gujarat police officer accusing Chief Minister Narendra ... Read more...

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Mukhtaran Mai verdict a disappointment: Sherry Rehman (Lead)


April 22nd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Former Pakistani information minister Sherry Rehman has expressed disappointment over the Supreme Court verdict acquitting five of the six men accused of raping Mukhtaran Mai in ... Read more...

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Mukhtaran Mai verdict a disappointment: Sherry Rehman


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Former Pakistani information minister Sherry Rehman has said she was disappointed over the Supreme Court verdict acquitting five of the six men accused of raping Mukhtaran ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s apex court acquits five in Mukhtaran Mai rape case


April 21st, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Upholding a Lahore High Court verdict, a three-judge bench of the Pakistan Supreme Court Thursday acquitted five of the six accused in the Mukhtaran Mai rape ... Read more...

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Law Ministry to ensure no case remains pending beyond three years: Moily


April 15th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Apr 14 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister M. Veerappa Moily on Thursday said the law ministry in collaboration with the judiciary is working towards ensuring that no case remains pending ... Read more...

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Judicial Standard and Accountability Bill to bring more transparency: Moily


April 4th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Apr 4 (ANI): Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily has said the Judicial Standard and Accountability Bill slated to be presented before the monsoon session of the parliament would enhance transparency of ... Read more...

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Reopening Zulfikar Ali Bhutto case will strengthen Pak judiciary: Awan


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 2(ANI): The reopening of the Zulfikar Ali Bhutto case will strengthen Pakistan's judiciary, Law Minister Babar Awan has said.On Friday, President Asif Ali Zardari signed the reference seeking to reopen ... Read more...

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