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70-year-old tennis referee kills 80-year-old hubby


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) A 70-year-old woman tennis referee, who was preparing to work at the upcoming US Open in New York, has been arrested for bludgeoning her 80-year-old husband ... Read more...

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Three held over deadly Russian flood that killed 153


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS) Three officials have been held on charges of professional negligence over a deadly flood that ravaged southern Russia's Krymsk city and killed at least 153 people, ... Read more...

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Jail Norway killer, don’t put him in mental care: Defence


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Norwegian extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in two attacks in the capital Oslo last year, should be sent to prison and not face ... Read more...

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US House panel holds attorney general in contempt


June 21st, 2012 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) A US House of Representatives panel Wednesday voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress over failure to hand over documents related ... Read more...

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Indian-American treats wife as slave; gets away with probation


May 24th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 24 (IANS) An Indian American man whose family forced his wife into slave labour was spared jail but sentenced to three years' probation and ordered to perform ... Read more...

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Hundreds of Dharun Ravi supporters hold protest rally


May 15th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Trenton (New Jersey), May 15 (IANS) Hundreds of Dharun Ravi supporters rallied outside the New Jersey State House to protest against state's bias intimidation law used to convict the Indian ... Read more...

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Spying case: Court notice to diplomat Madhuri Gupta (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to Madhuri Gupta, a suspended Indian diplomat and alleged spy of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), on a Delhi ... Read more...

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No mandatory gallows for killing with illegal arms: Apex court (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday held that Section 27(3) of the Arms Act, 1959 that provides for "mandatory death penalty" in case of death being caused ... Read more...

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Indonesian arrested for not believing in god


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Jan 22 (IANS/AKI) A 30-year-old Indonesian civil servant has been arrested on charges of blasphemy after he created a Facebook page that said he did not believe in ... Read more...

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2G: Court issues notice to CBI on Behura’s plea


January 20th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura's plea for quashing the charges ... Read more...

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Former US soldier held for trying to join terror outfit


January 11th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) A former US Army soldier has been arrested and charged with attempting to travel to Somalia to join terrorist group Al Shabaab.Craig Benedict Baxam, 24, was ... Read more...

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ISI agent Fai pleads guilty in US lobbying case


December 8th, 2011 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) A US-based Kashmiri separatist leader, accused of aiding a "decades-long" operation by Pakistan's spy agency to influence US policy on Kashmir by funnelling money to members ... Read more...

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Indonesian resort island of Bali bans smoking in all public places


November 29th, 2011 - 2:48 am ICT by BNO News
BALI, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The provincial legislature on the Indonesian resort island of Bali has passed a new law which will soon ban smoking in all public places, the Jakarta Globe ... Read more...

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Bail hearing of Kanimozhi, five others deferred till Monday (Second Lead)


November 25th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) DMK MP Kanimozhi was hoping to get bail Friday, but it was not to be with the Delhi High Court adjourning till Monday the hearing ... Read more...

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2G case: Loss no prerequisite for prosecution, says court


October 22nd, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Framing charges against former communications minister A. Raja and 13 arrested accused in the 2G case, a special court here Saturday made it clear that ... Read more...

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Accused knew each other before 2G conspiracy: Court


October 22nd, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) While framing charges against all the 14 arrested accused in the 2G spectrum case, a special court here Saturday said all of them knew each ... Read more...

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Satyam case: Apex court notice to CBI on Raju’s bail plea (Second Lead)


October 21st, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the bail plea of erstwhile Satyam Computers Services Ltd founder ... Read more...

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Satyam case: Apex court notice to CBI


October 21st, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on a bail plea by the accused in one of India's ... Read more...

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Gang cheats casino by using contact lenses


October 15th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) A group of Italians has cheated a casino out of 55,000 pounds by wearing special contact lenses to see invisible ink on marked cards, a media ... Read more...

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Pakistani pleads guilty to nuke export


September 10th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) A Pakistani national living in a Washington suburb has pleaded guilty to a scheme to illegally export to Pakistan nuclear-related devices and equipment.In a plea agreement, ... Read more...

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Kathryn Erbe’s stalker sentenced


September 8th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A judge has sentenced "Law and Order" star Kathryn Erbe’s stalker to five years probation. 37-year-old Charles Nagel was charged with stalking the star and he went ... Read more...

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Ex-naval officer found guilty of TV executive’s killing


June 30th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) A Mumbai court Thursday held a former naval officer guilty of culpable homicide of television producer Neeraj Grover and his actress girlfriend Mariah Monica Susairaj responsible ... Read more...

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Teen mom Amber Portwood pleads guilty


June 10th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reality TV star Amber Portwood has pleaded guilty to assault charges. The "Teen Mom" was at an Indiana courtroom on Thursday where she pleaded guilty to ... Read more...

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Burglar who targetted elderly women gets 15 years in jail


June 8th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) A violent burglar, who often targetted elderly women, has been awarded a punishment of 15 years in prison, a media report said.The jail term, a year ... Read more...

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Indian-Australian doctor case: Attackers appeal sentence


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 2 (IANS) Four Australian men who attacked an Indian-origin doctor in 2008 - and were all sentenced to a combined prison term of 65 years - have now ... Read more...

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IMF chief jailed on Rikers Island without bail


May 17th, 2011 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 17 (IANS) International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been moved to New York's notorious Rikers Island jail complex after a judge denied him bail ... Read more...

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Government to pursue Bhopal case despite Supreme Court setback


May 12th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Vowing to press for harsher sentence for those convicted in the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy after a Supreme Court setback in the case, the ... Read more...

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Actress sent to jail for Green Card marriage


April 27th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 27 (IANS/EFE) Mexican actress Fernanda Romero, who was charged with fraudulently getting married to obtain legal status in the US, will have to spend a month in ... Read more...

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Grandmother to be jailed in Social Security fraud case


March 29th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 67-year-old grandmother who engaged in Social Security fraud is expected to be jailed on Friday.Her lawyers are pleading that she should be given a home ... Read more...

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Banned Pak cricketers to stand trial at Southwark Crown Court on May 20


March 18th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif will stand trial at Southwark Crown Court on conspiracy charges on May 20.The trio had appeared at Westminster ... Read more...

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Dhaka mulls stringent law to tackle rebellion


February 25th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) Bangladesh is mulling stringent laws to discourage any rebellion among the para-military forces, media reports said Friday on the anniversary of the February 2009 rebellion by the border ... Read more...

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Saudi man in US custody for terror plot


February 25th, 2011 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) A Saudi Arabia-origin man has been arrested in the US state of Texas on charges of plotting terrorist attacks with weapons of mass destruction, the US justice department ... Read more...

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Pak players Butt, Asif face life bans in spot-fixing case, says report


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3(ANI): Two of the three Pakistani cricketers suspended on spot-fixing charges face life bans as the International Cricket Council (ICC) attempts to stamp out corruption ahead of the World Cup ... Read more...

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Berlusconi to face charges ‘most likely on Monday or Tuesday’


February 3rd, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 03 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is set to face charges as soon as possible for allegedly paying an underage prostitute for sex, prosecutors have said.Milan's chief prosecutor, Edmondo ... Read more...

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Sven Koppler arrested for sending hundreds of tarantulas to US


January 20th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A German man made a living by selling tarantulas all over the world.37-year-old Sven Koppler of the German town of Wachtberg has several customers all ... Read more...

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