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Muslim woman sentenced in Russia over extremist article


September 13th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Muslim woman journalist in Russia was given a suspended jail term by a Moscow court Thursday for distributing material that prosecutors said contained "calls ... Read more...

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Minor tied to tree, tonsured for stealing Rs.30


September 10th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) A 15-year-old boy was tied to a tree, thrashed and tonsured by a group of people in Odisha in full public view. His offence was that ... Read more...

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Russian caught smuggling 320 turtles from Mexico


September 6th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Mexican authorities have detained a Russian who tried to smuggle 320 rare turtles out of Mexico, an environmental official said.Mexico's deputy environmental prosecutor Sergio Herrera ... Read more...

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Six turtles seized from Odisha hospital pool, one held


September 5th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) Forest officials seized six fresh water turtles from the premises of a private hospital in Odisha and arrested one person for illegally confining the amphibians, an ... Read more...

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Delhi HC blast: Court to frame charges Sep 18 (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Just three days before the first anniversary of the 2011 Delhi High Court blast, a special court here Tuesday fixed Sep 18 to frame charges ... Read more...

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Rapist leaves scar on woman’s chastity: Court


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 2 (IANS) Ruling that a rapist leaves a scar on a woman's chastity, a court here has awarded seven years' rigorous imprisonment to a 'tantrik' for raping ... Read more...

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Warrants against five in 1981 plane hijacking


August 31st, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) A court here has issued non-bailable warrants against five Sikh militants involved in a 1981 Air India plane hijack, and said they would face a ... Read more...

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Police get more time to probe why Kanda ignored warrant


August 31st, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday granted 10 days to the police to probe why former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda and his brother Govind Kanda were ... Read more...

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Supreme Court upholds Kasab’s death sentence (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, one of the 10 Pakistani terrorists who launched the 26/11 Mumbai carnage that claimed ... Read more...

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McCullum reprimanded for dissent


August 26th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum has been reprimanded for showing dissent at an umpire's decision during the first Test against India here Sunday.McCullum pleaded guilty to a ... Read more...

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Paid news punishment should be two years jail: former CEC


August 24th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 23 (IANS) Errant publishers, journalists as well as election candidates should be sentenced for two years in prison, if the menace of paid news is to be contained, ... Read more...

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Two President’s Bodyguards get life term for rape


August 24th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Two armymen, members of the President's Bodyguards, were Thursday sentenced to life term for gangraping a college girl here in 2003 by the Delhi High ... Read more...

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Morphed photo of Goa politician on Facebook, case lodged


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 23 (IANS) Police in Goa Thursday registered a case after unknown people uploaded on Facebook a woman politician's face morphed with actor Vidya Balan's body on a ... Read more...

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Black woman held in Britain for racist rant


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) A middle-aged black woman has been arrested in the British capital on suspicion of committing a racial offence, after she screamed expletives at white passengers on ... Read more...

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Over 100,000 cigarettes seized in Hong Kong


August 15th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Aug 15 (IANS) Hong Kong has seized 102,400 sticks of duty-not-paid cigarettes valued at about 255,000 HK dollars (over $32,000).The cigarettes with a duty potential of about 175,000 ... Read more...

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Kolkata woman who alleged gangrape does volte face


August 14th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) A day after a Kolkata woman gave a police complaint that she was gangraped here, she retracted from her statement Tuesday after investigators pointed to discrepancies ... Read more...

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Suicide notes are not gospel truth: Kanda lawyer


August 14th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Seeking anticipatory bail, former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, wanted in connection with the suicide of former flight attendant Geetika Sharma, told the Delhi High ... Read more...

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Kolkata woman alleges gangrape, one arrested (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman has filed a police complaint that she was abducted by at least 10 people and gangraped here, police said Monday. One man has ... Read more...

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CBI opposes Nupur Talwar’s bail plea


August 9th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The CBI Thursday asked the Supreme Court to dismiss the bail plea of Nupur Talwar who is in judicial custody for her alleged involvement ... Read more...

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Russian faces jail for internet sex talk with minor


August 7th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS) A Russian faces life in jail after he had a "cynical sex-related correspondence" on internet with an 11-year-old girl, RIA Novosti reported.The offence by the man ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka fined for slow over-rate in fifth ODI


August 5th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Aug 5 (IANS) Sri Lanka has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during its 20-run defeat to India in the fifth and final One-day International here. ... Read more...

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Woman calls cops after cafe waitress says she smells


August 4th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) A 61-year-old British woman called police after she felt insulted when a waitress at a cafe told her she had body odour.June Morris said it was ... Read more...

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Dumped human embryos came from medical academy in Russia


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four barrels with over 250 human embryos found dumped in a forest in Russia's western Urals region belonged to the Urals State Medical Academy, police ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell’s intruder sentenced


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It may be recalled that some time ago, a woman had smashed a window and entered the home of Simon Cowell who is a judge for the ... Read more...

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Snoop Dogg banned from Norway following drug bust


July 30th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oslo, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Celebrity Snoop Dogg has been banned from Norway for two years. This is due to his attempt to enter in to Norway last month while carrying marijuana ... Read more...

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Cop fired for Carl Crawford slur


July 27th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Massachusetts, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cop in Massachusetts was fired for insulting Boston Red Sox star Carl Crawford. The policeman is said to have used racial insults to attack Crawford. Crawford ... Read more...

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Ranbir Kapoor pleads guilty in smoking case


July 26th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 26 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor Thursday pleaded guilty, through his lawyers, to charges of smoking publicly during a movie shoot in Rajasthan's Udaipur district about four ... Read more...

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Dhoni, Indian team fined for slow over-rate


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hambantota (Sri Lanka), July 22 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his India team has been fined for their slow over-rate during the first One-day International against Sri Lanka here Saturday.India ... Read more...

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Congress moves court against Chhattisgarh CM


July 20th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 20 (IANS) Congress leaders Friday filed a complaint in the district court against Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, seeking a probe into allotment of land by the state ... Read more...

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Replacing rape with sexual assault: activists welcome move (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) In view of increasing number of sexual crimes, the government has sought to make rape laws gender neutral by substituting the term "rape" with "sexual ... Read more...

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Cricketer banned for five years over fresh assault threat


July 20th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (Bermuda), July 20 (IANS/CMC) A Bermuda club cricketer has been banned for five years after being found guilty of a Level 4 offence for the second time this season.Toronto ... Read more...

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Replace rape with sexual assault, cabinet proposes


July 20th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) In order to make rape laws gender neutral, the government has cleared a proposal to substitute the term "sexual assault" in place of "rape" and ... Read more...

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Man sentenced to life for killing sister-in-law


July 18th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) A Delhi court has ruled while awarding life imprisonment to a man for killing his newly-wed sister-in-law that stringent punishment must be given to those ... Read more...

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SC notice to CBI on Nupur Talwar’s bail plea (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the CBI on a petition by Nupur Talwar seeking bail in the double murder of her daughter Aarushi ... Read more...

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Robber informs police after crime


July 11th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) An armed robber in Britain begged police to arrest him after he felt guilty about his night-time raid at a petrol station.Father-of-one Matthew Perry, 24, threatened ... Read more...

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