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High court confirms death sentence for militant


September 6th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 6 (IANS) The division bench of the Gauhati High Court upheld the death sentence awarded by a lower court to a dreaded militant in Tripura for killing 15 ... Read more...

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Arun Gawli, 11 others get life for corporator’s murder (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A special Mumbai court Friday sentenced mafia don-turned-politician Arun Gawli and 11 of his associates to life imprisonment in the 2007 murder of Shiv Sena corporator ... Read more...

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Lohan won’t face theft charges


August 29th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 29 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan and her assistant Gavin Doyle will not be prosecuted over a burglary at her friend's home, following lack of evidence.The incident ... Read more...

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Arun Gawli, 11 others convicted for Sena leader’s murder


August 24th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) A Mumbai special court Friday found mafia don-turned-politician Arun Gawli and 11 others guilty of killing Shiv Sena corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar here, an official said.The Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Kanda booked under fresh charges


August 21st, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Delhi Police Tuesday slapped fresh charges against former Haryana minister Gopal Kanda, who is accused of abeeting the suicide of his former employee Geetika Sharma."We ... Read more...

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Cancelling Andhra court bail to Kobad Ghandy meaningless: SC


July 27th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday declined to cancel the bail granted to Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy by the Andhra Pradesh High Court in the Aug 15, ... Read more...

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Court issues notice to Rajasthan BJP legislator


July 5th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 4 (IANS) The Rajasthan High Court Wednesday issued notice to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Rajendra Singh Rathore on a plea against his discharge from the ... Read more...

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ECB convicts Kaneria of spot-fixing


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Pakistani leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has been convicted by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) of introducing his "young and vulnerable" Essex teammate Mervyn Westfield ... 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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Uzbek gang held for rape, murder of 14 women


May 31st, 2012 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
Tashkent, May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Members of a criminal gang in Uzbekistan have been arrested on suspicion of raping and murdering 14 women in the capital Tashkent, an interior ministry ... Read more...

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Court acquits 12 of killing 13 Jharkhand cops


May 21st, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 21 (IANS) A Dhanbad court Monday acquitted, for lack of evidence, 12 people accused of killing 13 policemen during a large-scale attack on a Jharkhand Police picket in ... Read more...

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Protests in Bihar against acquittal of massacre accused


April 17th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 17 (IANS) Hundreds of people in Bihar took to the streets Tuesday against a Patna High Court verdict acquitting 23 men convicted for the 1996 massacre of 21 ... Read more...

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Bihar court acquits 23 in caste massacre case


April 16th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 16 (IANS) Citing lack of evidence, a Bihar court Monday acquitted three men sentenced to death and 20 given life imprisonment for the 1996 massacre in Bathani Tola ... Read more...

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Maoist leader’s wife freed, Odisha hostage crisis continues (Second Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 10 (IANS) An Italian and an Odisha legislator continued to be in the custody of Maoists Tuesday even as a top rebel's wife - whose release from jail ... Read more...

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Maoist leader’s wife freed from jail (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 10 (IANS) Subhashree Das, wife of Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda, was released Tuesday from a jail in Odisha after a court acquitted her in a 2003 shootout case ... Read more...

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Odisha court acquits Maoist leader’s wife


April 10th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 10 (IANS) A fast track court in Odisha Tuesday acquitted a top Maoist leader's wife in a 2003 shootout case for lack of evidence, sources said. Her release ... Read more...

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Aarushi case: CBI gets notice on Talwars’ plea


March 26th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on a plea by Nupur Talwar, seeking review of its order, ... Read more...

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Medvedev proposes databank on rogue officials


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has proposed establishing an online resource that would provide information on action taken against government officials guilty of abuses and other ... Read more...

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Left, right arm differences in BP lowers survival chances


March 21st, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Patients of hypertension who have different blood pressure (BP) readings from each arm have reduced chances of survival over 10 years, says a new study.National guidelines ... Read more...

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Court quashes proceedings against Microsoft India (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday quashed charges of hosting objectionable content against Microsoft India and set aside a trial court order for initiating criminal ... Read more...

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Court quashes summons against Yahoo for lack of evidence (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday quashed the charge against Yahoo India of hosting objectionable content on its website, and set aside the summons issued ... Read more...

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Ex-cop, 3 others acquitted in Mumbai gang-rape case


February 28th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) A Mumbai court Monday cleared a high-ranking disgraced former police officer and three others for their alleged involvement in the sensational gang-rape case involving a minor ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stays Kobad Ghandy’s bail (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday suspended the Andhra Pradesh High Court order granting bail to Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy, accused of being involved in the Aug ... Read more...

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Aarushi’s parents to face trial: Supreme Court (Second Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar are to face trial for the sensational murder of their teenage daughter Aarushi, who was found dead in their ... Read more...

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Three convicted for 2006 kidnapping of Adobe CEO’s son


September 25th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Noida, Sep 24 (IANS) A Noida court Saturday convicted three people for kidnapping Anant Gupta, the son of Adobe CEO Naresh Chand Gupta, in 2006 while acquitting four others. Sentences ... Read more...

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Reports suggest that Casey Anthony is in hiding


September 22nd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After being cleared of first degree murder, the woman who is described as the “one of the most hated women in America,” Casey Anthony is reportedly ... Read more...

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Kaskar attack: Seven booked under stringent law


September 14th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Seven people named in the killing of an aide of Dawood Ibrahim's younger brother Iqbal Kaskar in May this year have been booked under the stringent ... Read more...

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10 years jail for 2008 Thane blasts convicts


August 30th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) A Mumbai court Tuesday sentenced two men to 10 years rigorous imprisonment for the 2008 Thane and Vashi bomb blasts.The duo Ramesh Gadkari and Vikram Bhave ... Read more...

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Two convicted for 2008 Thane blasts, four let off


August 29th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) A Mumbai sessions court Monday convicted two of the six accused in the 2008 theatre and auditoria blasts in Thane and Vashi that injured seven people. ... Read more...

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Employer’s stand final on pay for suspended staff: Apex court


July 30th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court has held that even if a suspended government employee was acquitted in a criminal trial, his reinstatement would not necessarily entail payment ... Read more...

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Police release six suspects in Oslo bombing


July 25th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Six suspects who were detained in the Oslo bombing case Sunday were released because of lack of evidence of their involvement in Friday's attack, Norwegian ... Read more...

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Casey Anthony trial costs more than $140,000


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, July 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The state of Florida has been handed $147,000 as the bill for the defense team which successfully saved Casey Anthony from being executed. That seems like a ... Read more...

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Bill Maher compares Casey Anthony’s case to ‘Republican Thinking’


July 11th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bill Maher has caused quite a stir by comparing the outcome of Casey Anthony’s case to "Republican thinking." Maher made the comment when he appeared on HBO’s ... Read more...

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Goa court issues warrant againt Canada-based priest


June 14th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 14 (IANS) A Goa court Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against a Roman Catholic priest at present serving at a church in Calgary, Canada, in connection with ... Read more...

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Goa serial killer sentenced to life


June 10th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 10 (IANS) A Goa court Friday sentenced serial killer Mahanand Naik to life imprisonment for murdering a 32-year-old woman four years back.Naik, 40, is being tried for killing ... Read more...

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