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Under Didi, Bengal gets a controversy a day (West Bengal Newsletter)


April 15th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) An issue a day keeps boredom at bay - this could well be the guiding principle of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee these days. ... Read more...

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Jadavpore professor arrested for Mamata cartoons, granted bail (Roundup)


April 14th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) A Jadavpore University professor was arrested for allegedly circulating defamatory cartoons of some Trinamool Congress leaders including West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, attracting widespread ... Read more...

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Jadavpore professor arrested for Mamata cartoons, granted bail (Second Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) A Jadavpore University professor was arrested early Friday for allegedly circulating defamatory cartoons of some Trinamool Congress leaders including West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, ... Read more...

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Professor, neighbour arrested for Mamata cartoon (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) No laughing matter, this. A Jadavpore University professor was arrested here early Friday for allegedly circulating defamatory cartoons of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Professor arrested for circulating Mamata cartoon


April 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) A Jadavpore University professor was arrested early Friday for allegedly circulating defamatory cartoons of some Trinamool Congress leaders, including West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, ... Read more...

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Norway’s killer could be jailed only 21 years


July 25th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Norway's mass killer could be jailed only for 21 years because it is the longest sentence available to judges in that country, a media report said ... Read more...

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Indian man jailed for five years for killing toddler Gurshan in Melbourne


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 2(ANI): A 25-year-old Indian man has been jailed for a maximum of five years for killing three-year-old toddler Gurshan Singh Channa, whose body was found near Melbourne Airport in last ... Read more...

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Former Oz principal jailed for sex attack on student - again


November 11th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 11 (ANI): A former NSW school principal who has already served a term for sex offences has been jailed again for at least four years for attacking another student.Frank ... Read more...

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Dharamsala court finds all four guilty in Kachroo murder case


November 11th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Nov 11 (ANI): A sessions court in Dharamsala on Thursday found all the four accused students guilty of culpable homicide not amounting to murder in the murder case of first-year medical ... Read more...

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Former IBM executive Robert Moffat jailed for 6 months for ‘insider trading’


September 14th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former IBM senior executive, Robert Moffat has been sentenced to 6 months in prison for what authorities in the United States are calling the biggest insider trading scandal ... Read more...

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Wildlife trader gets six-year jail


August 25th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A city court here Wednesday sentenced wildlife trader Sansar Chand to six years imprisonment and fined him Rs.50,000 for possessing a leopard skin. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (Special ... Read more...

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Indian jailed for raping student in Australia


August 25th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 25 (IANS) An Indian national has been jailed for 13 years for raping a university student in Australia. Harjot Hundal Singh, 27, pleaded guilty to rape, abduction and intentionally causing injury, ... Read more...

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Indian national jailed for “every woman’s nightmare” rape of Oz university student


August 25th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 25 (ANI): An Australian Court has sentenced an Indian national Harjot Hundal Singh for 13 years for raping a young university student in Melbourne.Singh (27) abducted his victim while she ... Read more...

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Indian American faces 20-year jail for embezzling $34 mn from company


July 30th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 30 (IANS) A former Indian-American executive, who "engaged in irrational and excessive buying sprees", faces up to 20 years in jail after pleading guilty to embezzling $34 million ... Read more...

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Indian American executive pleads guilty to stealing $34 mn


July 29th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun KumarWashington, July 29 (IANS) A former Indian-American executive faces up to 20 years in jail after pleading guilty to stealing $34 million from stereo headphone manufacturer Koss Corporation for her ... Read more...

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Madge blasts Malawi judge for giving 14 yr-jail term to couple for being gay


May 22nd, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 22 (ANI): Queen of Pop Madonna has blasted a Malawi judge for sentencing a couple to 14 years of hard labour in prison just because they are gay.Madonna, ... Read more...

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Raleigh, NC man pleads guilty for setting clubhouse on fire using homemade device


May 5th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by BNO News
RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) – A Raleigh, North Carolina man pleaded guilty on Monday to possessing a homemade incendiary device which he used to set a clubhouse on fire, prosecutors announced ... Read more...

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Second Suspect in NYC Subway Bomb Plot To Plead Guilty


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man who was charged in the attempted attack on the New York Subway system with bombs which were homemade has plans to plead guilty, according to law ... Read more...

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Over 6,000 people arrested in Shanghai


April 20th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) Over 6,000 people, including 31 foreigners, have been arrested in Shanghai ahead of an international expo for their alleged involvement in theft, pornography and prostitution. Police launched a 12-day ... Read more...

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Bridgeport, CT man arrested in murder for hire plot


April 5th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by BNO News
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS (BNO NEWS) – A man of Bridgeport, Connecticut was arrested and charged on Monday with murder-for-hire, U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz announced.Dorian J. Membreno, 25, was allegedly hired by a man ... Read more...

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Florida man arrested for posing as an immigration official


March 18th, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) – A Florida man was arrested for allegedly posing as an immigration official, prosecutors said Wednesday.Parasharm Maharaj, aka Paris Maharaj, 66, of Sunrise, Florida was purporting to be a ... Read more...

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Colorado man indicted for attempting to corrupt TSA database


March 11th, 2010 - 5:25 am ICT by BNO News
DENVER, COLORADO (BNO NEWS) – A Colorado man was indicted on charges of attempting to corrupt a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) database, prosecutors said Wednesday.Douglas James Duchak, age 46, of Colorado Springs, ... Read more...

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Three Connecticut men found guilty for scheming the theft of several assault rifles


March 11th, 2010 - 1:24 am ICT by BNO News
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) – Three Connecticut men were found guilty after trying to steal several assault rifles, prosecutors said Wednesday.Michael Stinson, 52, his son, Eugene Stinson, 33, both from Bridgeport, Connecticut ... Read more...

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Texas woman charged for kidnapping sheme of children from a school bus stop in North Carolina


March 11th, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by BNO News
CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) – A Texas woman was charged for kidnapping minor children from a school bus stop, prosecutors said Wednesday.Linda Gonzalez, 21, of Edinburg, Texas, assisted her then husband ... Read more...

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Connecticut couple indicted for child sex trafficking


March 5th, 2010 - 5:04 am ICT by BNO News
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) – A Connecticut couple was indicted Thursday for child sex trafficking, prosecutors said.Jarrell Sanderson, 30, of New Britain, and Hassonah Delia, 23, of East Hartford, allegedly recruited and ... Read more...

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Gallatin County, IL sheriff charged with a 15 count Superseding indictment


March 5th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by BNO News
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, ILLINOIS (BNO NEWS) – The sheriff of Gallatin County, Illinois was charged on Thursday with a 15 count Superseding indictment related to drug trafficking and witness tampering activities, prosecutors announced.Raymond ... Read more...

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New Orleans physician pleads guilty to health care fraud


March 5th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by BNO News
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) – A New Orleans, Louisiana physician pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of health care fraud, U.S. Attorney Jim Letten announced.Dr. Windsor Dennis, 78, is an ... Read more...

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Wake Forest, NC man pleads guilty to health care fraud


March 5th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by BNO News
GREENVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) – On Thursday, a man of Wake Forest, North Carolina pleaded guilty to health care fraud, U.S. Attorney George Holding.Steven Thompson, 42, admitted to fraudulently obtaining Medicare ... Read more...

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Stamford, CT man found guilty on federal gun and drug charges


March 4th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by BNO News
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) – A Stamford, Connecticut man was found guilty on Thursday of one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm, one count of possession with intent ... Read more...

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Bridgeport, CT man found guilty of robbing two banks


March 4th, 2010 - 4:05 am ICT by BNO News
BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) – A Bridgeport, Connecticut man was found guilty by a federal jury of two counts of bank robbery, prosecutors announced on Wednesday.Francisco Deida, 46, Domingo Gonzalez and Henry ... Read more...

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Pennsylvania woman charged with stalking and making threatening communications


March 4th, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by BNO News
DENVER, COLORADO (BNO NEWS) – A Pennsylvania woman was charged with interstate stalking and making threatening communications, prosecutors announced on Wednesday. Kristin Leigh Hall, 38, was arrested in Pennsylvania on February 25. Hall ... Read more...

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Louisiana woman guilty for defrauding American Red Cross


February 26th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) – A Louisiana woman pleaded guilty to defrauding the American Red Cross, prosecutors said on Thursday.Shanda Moore, age 26, a resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana repeatedly applied ... Read more...

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Two Bronx men charged for selling firearms to undercover detectives


February 18th, 2010 - 5:09 am ICT by BNO News
BRONX, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – Two men from the Bronx were charged for selling firearms to undercover detectives, prosecutors said on Wednesday.Gabriel Sosa, 23, and Dominic Nesby, 18, have been indicted ... Read more...

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Nigerian national charged for Internet “advance fee” fraud scheme


February 17th, 2010 - 5:08 am ICT by BNO News
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) – A Nigerian man was found guilty for wire fraud in Connecticut, U.S. Attorney Nora R. Dannehy said Tuesday.Okpako Mike Diamreyan, 31, is a citizen of Nigeria who ... Read more...

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Miami police officers charged with obstruction of justice and perjury


February 13th, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) – Three members of the Miami-Dade Police Department were indicted on Friday on obstruction of justice and perjury charges, prosecutors said.The indictment is a result of an investigation between ... Read more...

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