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Mamata asks Maoists to lay down arms (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday promised an attractive rehabilitation package to Maoists who lay down weapons and return to mainstream."I appeal to the ... Read more...

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Crime against children rising in the country


August 8th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Crimes against children, including murder, rape and kidnapping, have risen across the country over the last three years, the Rajya Sabha was informed Wednesday.Replying to ... Read more...

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Catching killer weeds easier with geographic profiling


February 12th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) Catching killer weeds and invasive species has just got easier with geographic profiling (GP), a statistical tool that tracks wanted criminals, a study reveals. A team ... Read more...

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Iran hangs 11 convicted drug traffickers


November 25th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by BNO News
SHIRAZ, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Eleven people who were previously convicted of drug trafficking were hanged in southern Iran on Thursday, state-run media reported. It is the latest in a series of ... Read more...

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4,000 foreign criminals set free in Britain


October 28th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) Thousands of foreign criminals in Britain have been set free from their detention centres simply because there was no prospect of them being deported within "a ... Read more...

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Kidnappers fight with police in Nepal capital


August 30th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 30 (IANS) As Nepal's new Maoist Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai assumed office Tuesday, a gunfight broke out between police and kidnappers in the capital, underscoring the fragile security ... Read more...

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Maharashtra opposition members meet governor


August 12th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) A 70-member delegation of opposition parties in Maharashtra Friday met Governor K. Sankaranarayanan demanding the dismissal of the state government, the Raj Bhawan said.The members ... Read more...

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UN tribunal sentences former Rwandan Army chief to 30 years in prison


May 18th, 2011 - 4:58 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- A United Nations tribunal on Tuesday sentenced Augustin Bizimungu, former Rwandan Army chief to 30 years in prison for committing many war crimes.Bizimungu was found guilty of ... Read more...

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Growing crime: Radio, Facebook to Chandigarh police’s rescue


February 4th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) Police are grappling with a rising number of crimes and road accidents in Chandigarh, but radio channels and social networking site Facebook are coming to ... Read more...

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Criminals targeting homes, people, thanks to Facecrook


December 20th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) When Kai Leighton was born with a life-threatening heart defect, his parents kept their kins and friends updated on Facebook for five weeks till the succesful surgery. ... Read more...

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St Louis at Top of CQ’s “Most Dangerous Cities in US”


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:19 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As CQ Press releases it’s City Crime Rankings for the seventeenth year in a row, four hundred United States cities are ranked according to six different categories. Murder, ... Read more...

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Parents seek CBI enquiry into murder, rape of daughter


October 29th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 29 (IANS) Parents of a school girl who died after being sexually assaulted in Uttar Pradesh met Governor B.L. Joshi here Friday and sought a CBI enquiry into the rape ... Read more...

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Review 3: Rakta Charitra (2010)


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Movie: Rakta CharitraCast: Vivek Oberoi, Shatrughan Sinha, Sushant Singh, Ambhimanyu Skekhar SinghDirector: Ram Gopal VermaGenre: Action, DramaRating: 2.5 / 5Ram Gopal Verma seldom makes films for ... Read more...

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Dikshit assures safe Games


August 23rd, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday assured the people of incident-free Commonwealth Games in October, saying police and the union home ministry were engaged in preparing ... Read more...

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Five drug traffickers hanged in Iran


August 7th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 7 (DPA) Five convicted drug traffickers were hanged Saturday in Iran, Fars news agency reported. The five were hanged inside the prison of the south-western city of Ahvaz after the Supreme ... Read more...

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Campbell wants to get on with her life after ‘blood diamond’ testimony


August 6th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 6 (ANI): Naomi Campbell wants to get war crimes tribunal 'to get over with' and get on with her life.Speaking at the the trial to determine whether Liberian ... Read more...

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Arrest warrants against Bangladesh Islamists


July 26th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 26 (IANS) A tribunal Monday issued arrest warrants against four top Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) leaders on charges of committing "war crimes" during the 1971 liberation movement. The four, who are ... Read more...

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Four drug traffickers hanged in Iran


July 20th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 20 (DPA) Four convicted drug traffickers were hanged in Iran, news reports said Tuesday. Three inmates were hanged Monday in a prison in the south-eastern city of Kerman, the daily Kayhan ... Read more...

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A dog too has a caste (A Legal Reporter’s Diary)


July 18th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Parmod Kumar New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) In India's hierarchical society even an unsuspecting dog must have a caste. So it seemed when in Mirchpur village of Haryana, some dogs of a ... Read more...

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Four drug traffickers hanged in Iran


July 7th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 6 (DPA) Four convicted drug traffickers were hanged Tuesday in central Iran, ISNA news agency reported. The four men were hanged in a prison in the city of Isfahan after their ... Read more...

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Ex-Interpol chief convicted of corruption


July 2nd, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 2 (DPA) South Africa's former top policeman and ex-head of Interpol Jackie Selebi was found guilty of corruption Friday after being found to have been in the pay of a ... Read more...

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Tripura forms panel to raise conviction rate in crimes


June 7th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 7 (IANS) The Tripura government has formed a prosecution directorate to increase the rate of conviction for various violent crimes, officials said here Monday. Tripura is the first among the eight ... Read more...

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Four drug traffickers hanged in Iran


June 4th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 3 (DPA) Four convicted drug traffickers were hanged Thursday in central Iran, Fars news agency reported. The four were hanged in a prison in the city of Yazd after their initial ... Read more...

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Jordanian man facing death for raping, killing daughter during forced abortion


May 24th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 24 (ANI): A Jordanian man is facing death penalty for raping and murdering his daughter after getting her pregnant and carrying out an abortion during which she died, said the ... Read more...

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Six convicted drug traffickers hanged in Iran


May 8th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 8 (DPA) Six convicted drug traffickers were executed Saturday in Iran, official news agency IRNA reported. The six were hanged in a prison in the city of Karaj, west of the ... Read more...

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Criminal circulating fake currency arrested


May 8th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A man was arrested for circulating counterfeit currency, police said Friday. According to police, Rajuddin is a proclaimed offender in cases of murder, rape, kidnapping and circulation ... Read more...

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International Criminal Court postpones Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo case


March 9th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS (BNO NEWS) – The International Criminal Court (ICC) announced on Monday it would postpone Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo’s case until July.Bemba Gombo is alleged to be criminally responsible for having ... Read more...

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Attacks against women grow in Nepal’s ‘zero violence’ year


March 4th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 4 (IANS) In addition to growing attacks on the media and businessmen, Nepal has also witnessed a sharp rise in violence against women despite the new government's public ... Read more...

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African dictator ‘gave Naomi Campbell a blood diamond’


January 15th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 15 (ANI): Charles Taylor, former president of Liberia, gave a "blood diamond" to charm supermodel Naomi Campbell, according to war crimes prosecutors.A "blood diamond" usually refers to a gem ... Read more...

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Congress walks out of Chhattisgarh assembly on rising crime


January 14th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 14 (IANS) Opposition Congress legislators walked out from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-dominated Chhattisgarh state assembly Thursday after the speaker rejected their adjournment motion for discussion over the law ... Read more...

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Demand to probe post-poll 2001 violence in Bangladesh


December 10th, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 10 (IANS) A lawyer in Bangladesh Thursday served a notice on the government to constitute an inquiry commission within seven days to investigate atrocities on religious minorities immediately after ... Read more...

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Eleven-fold murder suspect held without bond in US


November 5th, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (DPA) An 11-fold serial murder suspect in Cleveland, Ohio, was ordered held without bail Wednesday after prosecutors said he posed a great danger to the public. Anthony Sowell, 50, is ... Read more...

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10 bodies found in Ohio house of horror


November 4th, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 4 (DPA) Four more bodies have been found at the home of of a convicted rapist in the US, bringing the total number to 10, media reports said Wednesday. A search ... Read more...

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Scarlett’s mother ’shocked’ as murder, rape charges dropped


October 22nd, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 22 (IANS) Fiona Mackeown, the mother of Scarlett Keeling has expressed "shock and dismay" over the dropping of murder and rape charges from the chargesheet filed by the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Emily Sander murder: Witness speaks out


August 19th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 19 (IBNS) A Kansas college student, who led a double life as an internet porn model, spent the evening she disappeared with her friends at various bars. She was seen ... Read more...

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