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Rebekah Brooks to appear in court in September


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Rebekah Brooks, former chief executive of media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News International group, has been formally charged with phone hacking and will appear in court next ... Read more...

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Murdoch quits as News International director (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has stepped down as a director of News International, the group that owns The Times, The Sunday Times and The Sun, in ... Read more...

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Murdoch not fit to lead News Corp: British MPs


May 1st, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Media mogul Rupert Murdoch was not fit to "exercise the stewardship" of a major international company like News Corp, British MPs have said.Parliament's culture committee questioned ... Read more...

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Murdoch admits cover-up at News of the World


April 26th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has admitted that "a clever lawyer" at the now-defunct News of the World was involved in a "cover-up" over the phone hacking ... Read more...

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Phone hacking cases against News Corp to be filed in US courts


April 12th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Law suits will be filed in US courts over alleged phone hacking by media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation. One case is reportedly linked to ... Read more...

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Rebekah Brooks, five others arrested for phone hacking


March 13th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Rebekah Brooks, former chief executive of media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News International group, and her husband were among six people arrested Tuesday in the phone hacking ... Read more...

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James Murdoch resigns as News International chairman


February 29th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) James Murdoch has stepped down as chairman of News International, the company announced Wednesday.The 39-year-old son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch relinquished his newspaper position to ... Read more...

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Five employees of The Sun held in Britain


February 11th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Five employees of British newspaper The Sun, a police officer, an employee of the defence ministry and a member of the armed forces were arrested Saturday ... Read more...

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Alec Baldwin walks out on Emmys


September 19th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Alec Baldwin has registered his protest against FOX by announcing that he will stay out of the Emmys on Monday. The actor is protesting against ... Read more...

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Comedian who attacked Murdoch jailed for six weeks


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 2 (IANS) A comedian, held for throwing a foam pie at media mogul Rupert Murdoch during a parliamentary select committee hearing in the phone-hacking scandal, has been ... Read more...

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London court bars teenager from using internet


August 2nd, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) A teenager in Britian has been prohibited from using internet after being accused of hacking into the websites of national law enforcement agency and a national ... Read more...

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Murdoch’s wife becomes internet sensation


July 20th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Wendi Deng, the wife of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, became an instant hit on the internet after she quickly came to his aid when he was ... Read more...

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London police accused of bungling phone-hacking probe


July 20th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) London police have been accused of a "catalogue of failures" in the News of the World phone-hacking inquiry in a damning report by MPs, ... Read more...

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Wendi Deng jumps to Rupert’s defense when he was attacked with a foam pie


July 20th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When media mogul Rupert Murdoch was attacked, the first person who jumped into his defense was his wife Wendi Deng. Rupert and son James have been summoned ... Read more...

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Man attacks Rupert Murdoch during hearing


July 20th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man attacked media mogul Rupert Murdoch with a cream pie during his Parliamentary hearing in Britain on Tuesday. The man who was sitting among the witnesses ... Read more...

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Murdoch says he’s humbled by MPs’ probe


July 19th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Media mogul Rupert Murdoch Tuesday said his appearance before MPs to answer questions over phone-hacking episode was the "most humble day of his life".This was the ... Read more...

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Rupert Murdoch to appear in court


July 19th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Embattled media mogul Rupert Murdoch has been dragged to appear before UK lawmakers and answer questions on the phone hacking scandal that has rocked the country.Rupert’s ... Read more...

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Another British police officer resigns over phone-hacking scandal


July 18th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) A day after Britain's Metropolitan Police chief stepped down following the phone hacking scandal, Scotland Yard's top counter-terrorism officer John Yates also resigned over the same ... Read more...

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Rebekah Brooks released on bail


July 18th, 2011 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) Rebekah Brooks, the former head of British newspaper publisher News International, was released on bail early Monday following her arrest over phone-hacking allegations, Xinhua reported.The 43-year-old ... Read more...

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Rebekah Brooks arrested over phone-hacking allegations (Lead)


July 17th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Rebekah Brooks, the ex-chief executive of the News International (NI), was arrested Sunday by police probing the allegations of phone hacking by the News of ... Read more...

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Rebekah Brooks arrested?


July 17th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Police investigating the News of the World phone hacking scandal Sunday arrested a 43-year-old woman who is believed to be Rebekah Brooks, ex-chief executive ... Read more...

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News of the World ex-editor may be arrested over phone hacking


July 8th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) A former editor of the News of the World is currently facing arrest over charges of phone hacking, even as reports emerged that Sunday's edition would ... Read more...

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Assange claims he has got secret files on Murdoch


January 13th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Julian Assange, founder of whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, is claiming to have secret documents damaging to media mogul Rupert Murdoch and his News Corp empire.Assange told the New Statesman ... Read more...

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We don’t steal content, but operate like virtual newsagent: Google


December 4th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 4 (ANI): Rejecting media mogul Rupert Murdoch's charge that it is guilty of "theft", Google has claimed that it does "not steal content", but it is operating like a "virtual ... Read more...

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Murdoch may block search engines from using News Corp’s content


November 10th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10(ANI): Aussie media mogul Rupert Murdoch has said he will try to block search engines from using news content from his companies.Murdoch has said he will also explore methods ... Read more...

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Subhash Chandra to say bye to Zee in couple of years


November 4th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 4 (IANS) Zee group chairman Subhash Chandra Tuesday said he will retire from business in a couple of years and let Generation Next take over and possibly expand his ... Read more...

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Murdoch’s decision to charge for access to News Corp. websites opposed


August 9th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug. 9 (ANI): Readers of news.com.au, a website owned by Aussie media mogul Rupert Murdoch, have opposed Murdoch's announcement that pay walls would be erected around all news websites by News ... Read more...

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News Corp to charge for access to its websites


August 6th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6 (ANI): Global media mogul Rupert Murdoch has signaled that The Times and The Sun would begin charging for access to their websites within months, saying that quality journalism must ... Read more...

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Berlusconi accuses Murdoch of ordering negative stories about him


June 5th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's long and profitable friendship with medial mogul Rupert Murdoch is apparently over, as he has accused the latter of ordering negative stories about ... Read more...

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Murdoch may start charging for access to online newspapers within a year


May 7th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): Aussie media mogul Rupert Murdoch has revealed that he will soon start charging people for obtaining access to News Corporation's newspaper websites.The change is expected to take ... Read more...

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Kamal Nath to lead Indian delegation to Davos meeting (Lead)


January 23rd, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The five-day annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) kicks off Jan 28 at Davos in Switzerland, amid one of the worst global financial crisis in ... Read more...

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Kamal Nath to lead Indian delegation to Davos summit


January 23rd, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Commerce Minister Kamal Nath will head this year's Indian delegation to the World Economic Forum's (WEF) five-day annual meeting at Davos in Switzerland from Jan 28 that ... Read more...

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Guy Ritchie spotted holidaying with Jemima Khan


December 22nd, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): Hollywood filmmaker Guy Ritchie, who has just ended his marriage to popstar Madonna after a bitter divorce battle, was spotted holidaying with millionaire heiress Jemima Khan.He attended ... Read more...

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Not a whimper of protest against Murdoch’s entry in Kerala (Letter from Kerala)


October 14th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kerala has ignored a call by the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leadership to revolt against the entry of media mogul Rupert Murdoch's STAR TV network into the state.The call was made ... Read more...

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Murdoch taking over Asianet with secret agenda: CPI-M


September 1st, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 1 (IANS) Kerala's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday said media mogul Rupert Murdoch had a secret agenda behind his reported plans to take over the Asianet TV channel."Please ... Read more...

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