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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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Shiv Sena demands public hanging for Kasab


August 29th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Wednesday demanded public hanging for Ajmal Kasab, the only Pakistani terrorist caught alive after the 26/11 Mumbai strike that ... Read more...

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Granted bail, Anca will still stay in jail


August 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) A special court Wednesday granted bail to businessman Abhishek Verma's Romanian wife Anca Neacsu in a forgery case on condition that she not leave the ... Read more...

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Naroda Patiya massacre: Ex-minister Kodnani, 31 convicted (Second Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Ten years after a mob hacked and burnt to death 97 Muslims in Naroda Patiya locality here during riots, a Gujarat special court Wednesday convicted ... Read more...

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Officer gets four-year jail for forgery


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A CBI special court here has awarded four years jail term to an officer of the Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology in a 2008 ... 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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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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British judge criticises police over leniency for French miscreants


July 29th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) A British judge has criticised the police for their laziness as they preferred handing out on-the-spot fines to French youth following a violent assault because none ... Read more...

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Leniency sought for Indian-American insider trading witness


July 17th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 17 (IANS) US prosecutors have made a plea for leniency for a former Indian-American executive of McKinsey & Co whose testimony helped convict Wall Street giants Raj ... Read more...

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GDA to seal banks working from residential premises


June 12th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 12 (IANS) The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) has issued notice for sealing 59 bank branches which have been found operating from residential premises in the city.The banks have ... Read more...

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Delhi crime spurt threat to people’s safety: Court


June 10th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Sending two robbers to jail, a Delhi court has expressed concern over the security and safety of the public due to a spurt in crime ... Read more...

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30-day jail for Indian student Dharun Ravi; no deportation (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Brunswick (New Jersey), May 21 (IANS) Indian American student Dharun Ravi was Monday sentenced to 30 days in jail by a New Jersey judge for spying on his ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel questions shortage of university teachers


May 10th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The shortfall of teaching staff in universities across states has drawn the attention of a parliamentary panel which has slammed the human resource development (HRD) ... Read more...

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Bangaru Laxman gets four years’ jail for bribery (Second Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday awarded four years' rigorous imprisonment to former Bharaitya Janata Party (BJP) president Bangaru Laxman for accepting a bribe from a fake ... Read more...

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Court sets aside contempt order against IFCI CEO


April 17th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday set aside the order of a single judge holding the CEO of Industrial Finance Corporation of India Ltd (IFCI) guilty ... Read more...

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Apex court slams misuse of leniency for minor accused


April 14th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) No accused should be allowed to wrongly seek leniency under the guise of being a minor, the Supreme Court has said, slamming a trial court ... Read more...

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Mercy sought for man who poisoned mother


March 28th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Relatives and neighbours of a Chinese villager who gave a fatal dose of pesticide to his bedridden elderly mother have sought leniency for him, saying it ... Read more...

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Fine on IFCI, jail for executives for contempt of court


March 21st, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has slapped a Rs.5 lakh fine on the Industrial Finance Corporation of India Ltd (IFCI) and sentenced its CEO and two ... Read more...

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A million convictions in China last year


March 11th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 11 (IANS) Chinese courts convicted 1.05 million people last year in their drive to punish crimes and safeguard stability, 4.4 percent more than in 2010, according to a ... Read more...

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British soldier jailed for rape


March 10th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) A British soldier has been sentenced to prison for four years in Cyprus for raping a British university student at a popular tourist resort.Private Sam Trussler, ... Read more...

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Press Council chief condemns attack on media


March 2nd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju condemned Friday's attack on media persons by lawyers here."I am deeply distressed that some lawyers took the law into ... Read more...

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Election fever grips Agra


February 26th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 26 (IANS) With campaigning formally ending Sunday evening, candidates in the 68 Uttar Pradesh constituencies in 13 districts of Agra, Meerut and Aligarh are going house to ... Read more...

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Italian ministers post salaries online


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 22 (IANS/AKI) Italian ministers Tuesday posted their salaries and assets online in an effort to boost transparency amid a crackdown on tax evasion.The unelected government led by Prime ... Read more...

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Medical group opposes leniency to accused AMRI doctor


February 4th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 4 (IANS) The Indian Medical Association Saturday said no leniency should be shown to AMRI Hospital managing director and veteran doctor Mani Chettri, as it would set a ... Read more...

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Spying case: Ex-diplomat Madhuri Gupta granted bail (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Madhuri Gupta, a former Indian diplomat and alleged agent of Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), was granted bail by a Delhi court Tuesday in a ... Read more...

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Arms, cash, illicit liquor: Punjab goes to political war (Punjab Newsletter)


January 8th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 8 (IANS) Figure this out: Over Rs.15 crore ($2.8 million) of unaccounted cash, 149,000 licensed arms deposited, 160,000 lakh litres of illicit liquor and over 155,000 kg of ... Read more...

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Former US governor sentenced to 14 years in prison


December 8th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Dec 8 (IANS) Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in prison Wednesday, after being found guilty on 18 counts of corruption.The lengthy prison sentence ... Read more...

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No mercy for kidnappers of children, says Supreme Court


December 5th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said it was incumbent upon it and subordinate courts to award severe punishment to those involved in kidnapping children for ransom ... Read more...

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Railway safety is top priority: Minister


December 1st, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Thursday asked general managers to accord top priority to strengthening safety and said there would be "zero tolerance" to those erring ... Read more...

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Tax exemptions to ICC for World Cup unjustified: MPs’ panel


November 29th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance said Tuesday that the Rs.45-crore tax exemption given to the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the World Cup was ... Read more...

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Anti-quackery drive in Pakistan soon


November 11th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) Pakistan's provincial government of Punjab has decided to launch a drive to root out quackery.The government Thursday set up a high-level committee for evolving a strategy ... Read more...

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IOA wants strict action against dope offenders: Malhotra


October 13th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Thursday called for strict action against the sportspersons caught for doping, saying there should be "zero tolerance for those who test ... Read more...

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Rajiv assassination: Kin of other victims fast for speedy hanging


September 9th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS) Supported by a section of the Congress Party, the relatives of those who died in the 1991 blast at Sriperumbudur, which killed former prime minister ... Read more...

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Scantily-clad women an office nuisance?


August 30th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Young women in Britain dress provocatively during summer and cause problems for their male colleagues, a survey has found. Nearly a third of men among 1,200 surveyed ... Read more...

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Tibetan monk jailed for 11 years in immolation case


August 29th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) A Tibetan monk was Monday sentenced by a Chinese court to jail for 11 years for plotting and assisting another monk's self-immolation.Drongdru, a 46-year-old monk in ... Read more...

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