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Nancy Dell’Olio loses court action against the Daily Mail


December 21st, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nancy Dell’Olio suit against the Daily Mail for defamation has been thrown out. The Strictly Come Dancing star sued the newspaper after a report captioned ‘Return of ... Read more...

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Judge Mr Justice Mostyn orders that husband is entitled to money from his ex-wife’s lottery win


October 18th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British man will be smiling all the way to the bank after a court awarded him a chunk of his ex-wife’s lottery win. The man, who ... Read more...

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‘I’ve been thrown to the lions’ by footballer gagging order: Imogen Thomas


April 28th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
The former Miss Wales further added that she had no intention of spilling the beans about her six months' relationship with the married footballer.Speaking on ITV's This Morning's, Thomas said that it ... Read more...

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Pak Supreme Court to take up Zulfikar Bhutto reference on April 13


April 5th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 5(ANI): The Supreme Court of Pakistan has set April 13 for the hearing of a presidential reference seeking its opinion on revisiting the controversial death sentence passed against former Prime ... Read more...

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Former UK MP jailed for role in expenses scandal


February 11th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb.11 (ANI): Disgraced former Labour Member of Parliament Eric Illsley has been jailed for a year for fiddling with his parliamentary expenses. Illsley, 55, is the first sitting Member of Parliament ... Read more...

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NHRC chief denies dereliction of duty in Raja phone call case


December 8th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.8 (ANI): National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chairperson and former Chief Justice of India, Mr. Justice K.G. Balakrishnan, on Wednesday said he had not received any letter or communication from ... Read more...

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Canadian Govt. could offer up to 25,000-dollar compensation to Air India families


October 23rd, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto (Canada), Oct. 23 (ANI): The Canadian Government has opened discussions over compensation with relatives of Air India victims by telling them that payouts in acknowledgment of historic wrongs in Canada have ... Read more...

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States should make human rights commissions more effective: NHRC


August 17th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.17 (ANI): National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairperson Mr. Justice K.G. Balakrishnan said on Tuesday that all state governments should take steps to strengthen their state human rights commissions.Addressing ... Read more...

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Footie star ‘gags’ tabloid story about his personal life


August 15th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): A leading Premier League footballer has succeeded in taking out a 'gagging order' to prevent the publication of allegations about his private life.He has won a High Court ... Read more...

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Golfer Montgomerie wins gagging order against tabloid story on private life


August 12th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.12 (ANI): Golfer Colin Montgomerie has become the latest sportsman to prevent the publication of a story about his private life. The 47-year-old approached the High Court to stop a national ... Read more...

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Toronto court frees Canadian terror suspect Abdullah Khadr


August 5th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto (Canada), Aug.5 (ANI): A Toronto judge has freed the eldest son of the Khadr family from jail after four-and-a-half years of incarceration on suspect terrorism charges.Twenty-nine-year-old Abdullah Khadr was to be ... Read more...

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UK court rules that Yorkshire Ripper will die in jail


July 16th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): A high court has ruled that Peter Sutcliffe, also known as the Yorkshire Ripper, will spend the rest of his life behind bars.The 63-year-old former lorry driver, ... Read more...

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Air India explosion report a ‘damning indictment’: Canadian PM


June 18th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto (Canada), June 18 (ANI): Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has described a federal report inquiring into the 1985 terrorist attack on the Air India plane "Kanishka" as a "damning indictment of ... Read more...

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Balakrishnan joins NHRC as Chairperson


June 7th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 7 (ANI): Mr. Justice K.G. Balakrishnan, former Chief Justice of India today joined as the Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission of India.He is the sixth Chairperson ... Read more...

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Britain’s youngest sex offenders found guilty of trying to rape girl, 8


May 25th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 25 (ANI): Two boys, aged 10 and 11, have become Britain's youngest sex offenders after being found guilty of assaulting an eight-year-old girl.The boys were cleared of rape, but were ... Read more...

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Indian-born Canadian Liberal MP says six months jail for LTTE fundraiser too lax


May 15th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver (Canada), May 15 (ANI): Indian-born Canadian Liberal MP Ujjal Dosanjh has criticized the country's judicial system for failing to send a strong message of deterrence to fundraisers for terrorist groups when ... Read more...

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Judge fixes trial date on Air India bombing anniversary, dismays victimsfamilies


May 13th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver (Canada), May 13 (ANI): A decision by a Supreme Court judge in the Canadian province of British Columbia to schedule the start of the perjury trial of 1985 Air India bomb ... Read more...

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‘Jihad’ dad wins right to stay on UK as kids are ’settled’


May 9th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 9 (ANI): With his children settled in Britain, an al Qaeda terror suspect has won the right to stay on in the country because of a case against him that ... Read more...

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Brit Indian science writer Simon Singh wins libel appeal


April 2nd, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.2 (ANI): A Brit Indian science writer has won the right to rely on the defence of fair comment in a libel action, in a landmark ruling at the Court of ... Read more...

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Chelsea FC owner Abramovich wins libel case over gambling claims


March 18th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.18 (ANI): Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich has accepted a public apology and substantial libel damages at the High Court over false newspaper allegations that he had a serious gambling ... Read more...

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PM meets Congress leaders, discusses floor strategy for Women’s Bill passage


March 8th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.8 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, is attending a Congress party meeting to formulate the floor strategy for ensuring the passage of the Women's Reservation Bill, which ... Read more...

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Women’s Reservation Bill: SP, RJD withdraw support to UPA Govt


March 8th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): The Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Monday decided to withdraw support to the UPA Government over the Women's Reservation Bill.Strongly opposing the ... Read more...

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Women’s Reservation Bill: Parliament adjourned till noon


March 8th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned till noon on Monday following an opposition uproar to the Women's Reservation Bill tabled by Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily.Representatives ... Read more...

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UK High Court gives Vodka protected status


January 20th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.20 (ANI): Britain's High Court has given Vodka protected status.The Russian drink joins the ranks of champagne, whisky and sherry as a name protected by the courts, reports The Telegraph. The ... Read more...

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Brit Indian continues legal battle for open-air funeral


January 18th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.18 (ANI): A 71-year-old Brit Indian man has announced that he will take his legal battle for the right to be cremated on a traditional open-air funeral pyre to the Court ... Read more...

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Nursery sex mum jailed


December 16th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Angry parents were seen protesting after nursery child abuser Vanessa George was told she could walk free after just seven years.George was arrested on charges of sexually abusing ... Read more...

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Mixed reactions to Delhi HC ruling to decriminalise homosexuality


July 2nd, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Even as gay activists termed the ruling as progressive, religious leaders condemned it saying that the judgement would harm Indian culture, Political parties reacted cautiously to the judgement.Earlier in the day a ... Read more...

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Indian-born trader sets precedent by winning 20mn pound compensation


May 7th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) Rajesh Gill, an Indian-origin trader regarded as among the best in the City, has won 20 million pounds in damages after being defrauded by one of the world's ... Read more...

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NHRIs of South Asian nations pass resolution to promote national capacity building


April 17th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.17 (ANI): The National Human Rights Institutions of South Asian countries today passed a Resolution after a two day conference in New Delhi and agreed to work towards National Capacity ... Read more...

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Hindu elder approaches UK High Court over right to open-air cremation


March 24th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.24 (ANI): An elderly Hindu man has said that he will be going to the High Court in a bid to win the right to be cremated on a traditional ... Read more...

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Kiran Bedi calls on students to be agents of change in Indian legal system


March 23rd, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
NOIDA (UP), Mar.23 (ANI): Ramon Magsaysay Awardee and former Indian Police Service officer Dr. Kiran Bedi has expressed her concern over the status quo being perpetuated in the legal and judiciary ... Read more...

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UN High Commissioner visits NHRC


March 23rd, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.23 (ANI): The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms Navanethem Pillay, today visited the National Human Rights Commission of India. She was welcomed by the NHRC Chairperson, Mr. ... Read more...

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Brit Muslim peer jailed for motorway texting


February 26th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.26 (ANI): Labour life peer Lord Ahmed has been jailed for 12 weeks for dangerous driving by a judge who heard he sent and received a series of text messages from ... Read more...

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Miliband continues to commit gaffes


February 16th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.16 (ANI): If his comment linking the settlement of the Kashmir dispute to the ending of terrorism in South Asia were not enough, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband continues to ... Read more...

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NHRCs one month long winter internship programme concludes


January 15th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.15 (ANI): The one month long winter internship programme organized by the National Human Rights Commission concluded today in New Delhi. This was the ninth batch of interns. Fifty ... Read more...

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