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Accused should not gain from police lapses: SC


August 18th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) An accused facing trial should not be allowed to take advantage of slipshod investigation by police, the Supreme Court has said, cautioning judges against acquitting ... Read more...

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No driver’s licenses for drug addicts in China


August 6th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) China has decided to ban drug addicts from obtaining driver's licenses as part of an effort to reduce the incidence of driving under the influence.Drug ... Read more...

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Guwahati molestation: Amitabh questions media role


July 18th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) How did a television camera crew know about the molestation of a teenage girl outside a pub in Guwahati, Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan has asked ... Read more...

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Over 400 suffer food poisoning in Sri Lanka


July 16th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 16 (IANS) Over 400 people were hospitalized in eastern Sri Lanka Monday after suffering from food poisoning.Police spokesperson Ajith Rohana told Xinhua that the people had attended a ... Read more...

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Criscito flies to Italy for match-fixing hearing


July 15th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zenit St. Petersburg left-back Domenico Criscito flew to Rome Sunday to face match-fixing questions from the Italian football federation.Criscito was dropped from Italy's Euro 2012 ... Read more...

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Abductors demand Rs.20 lakh to release Bihar student


June 30th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 30 (IANS) Abductors of an engineering student from Bihar have demanded a ransom of Rs.20 lakhs to release him even as search operations have been intensified in the ... Read more...

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Will act if murder link proved: CPI-M


June 11th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday denied its involvement in the murder of a former party leader in Kerala but vowed to take "strong action" if anyone within ... Read more...

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BBC music conductor, wife accused of rape


June 7th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) A 67-year-old acclaimed BBC music conductor, who was honoured by the queen for his work on children's music, has been charged along with his wife of ... Read more...

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Prime accused in Chandrasekharan murder case held


June 7th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, June 7 (IANS) More than a month after the murder of former CPI-M leader T.P. Chandrasekharan, Kerala Police Thursday said they have arrested prime accused T.K. Rajeesh from a ... Read more...

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Ex-navy officer ends fast in Rajasthan


May 8th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 8 (IANS) An ex-Indian Navy officer from Rajasthan who has been fasting here for the last 10 days demanding a CBI probe into the murder of his father ... Read more...

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Ex-Navy officer demands CBI probe into father’s murder


May 7th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 6 (IANS) An ex-Indian Navy officer who has been fasting here for the last eight days demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the murder of ... Read more...

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Court seeks original records from army on officer’s death


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday sought the original records from the Army on the investigation carried out by it into the death of an officer ... Read more...

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Two Pakistanis killed four women, sliced their bodies (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) A rickshaw driver in Pakistan's Karachi city and his aide have been arrested for killing four women and a six-year-old child and then slicing their bodies ... Read more...

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Two Pakistanis held for killing women, cutting up bodies


April 24th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) Two men have been arrested for killing four women and then slicing their bodies into pieces in Pakistan's Karachi city, police said.The serial killer and his ... Read more...

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Curb reporting on police probes, apex court urged (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Thursday pleaded before the Supreme Court for restraining the media from reporting on matters related to police probes in criminal cases for ... Read more...

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Curb reporting on police probes, apex court urged


April 19th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Thursday pleaded before the Supreme Court for restraining the media from reporting on matters related to police probes in criminal cases for ... Read more...

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Costa Rican diplomat kidnapped in Venezuela (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 10 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan authorities confirmed Monday that they are investigating the abduction of a Costa Rican diplomat in Caracas.Guillermo Cholele, trade attache at the Costa Rican Embassy, was ... Read more...

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Gun smuggling in China via express delivery, internet


April 5th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 5 (IANS) Authorities in China say arms traffickers are opting for internet and express delivery networks to smuggle contraband into the country following stricter police vigilance at border ... Read more...

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Israeli car blast: Kazmi seeks to know name of interrogators


March 31st, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Journalist Syed Mohammed Ahmad Kazmi, arrested for alleged involvement in the Israeli embassy car blast case, Saturday moved an application in court, seeking the names ... Read more...

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Child labour at Goa’s top medical facility?


March 30th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 30 (IANS) Goa's top state-run medical facility could have emerged as the end destination of a child trafficking racket, an official said Friday.Chairperson of the Goa state commission ... Read more...

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Nurses accused of killing 16 in Uruguay hospitals


March 20th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Montevideo, March 20 (IANS/EFE) Uruguayan authorities tried Monday to calm people following an alarm generated by the deaths of 16 patients in two Montevideo hospitals at the hands of two ... Read more...

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Dharun Ravi wasn’t anti-gay, pals say


March 10th, 2012 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 10 (IANS) Seven friends of Indian American student Dharun Ravi, charged with spying on his gay roommate, have testified they never heard the former Rutgers University student ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi journalists go on hour-long strike


February 27th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 27 (IANS) Journalists across Bangladesh observed an hour-long pen-down strike Monday to demand the arrest of the killers of a journalist couple, slain two weeks ago.The token strike ... Read more...

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Italian shooting: Legal battle begins


February 26th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 26 (IANS) After a 12-hour search on Italian cargo ship "Enrica Lexie", the Kerala Police team returned to land early Sunday morning with four suitcases that contatined ... Read more...

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Two teams arrive on Italian ship to examine weapons


February 25th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 25 (IANS) Two separate teams of Indian and Italian experts Saturday reached the Italian ship Enrica Lexie to examine the weapons allegedly used by its security guards to ... Read more...

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Two IIM-Indore students expelled for taking drugs


February 22nd, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 22 (IANS) Two students of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Indore have been expelled for allegedly taking drugs inside the institute premises, an official said Wednesday.IIM-Indore board chairman ... Read more...

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Bangkok blasts not terrorist act, says Thai deputy PM


February 16th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 16 (IANS) Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister Yuthasak Sasiprapha said Thursday that the three explosions in downtown Bangkok Tuesday were a security issue and there was no evidence to ... Read more...

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Did Houston mix prescription drugs with alcohol?


February 13th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Singer Whitney Houston reportedly died because she mixed prescription drugs with alcohol.An autopsy on the 48-year-old singer, who was found dead in the bathroom of her ... Read more...

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Newly-wed Pakistani couple dies of suffocation


February 8th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) A newly-wed couple in a rural area of Pakistan's Islamabad city died of suffocation caused by gas leakage from a room heater, said police. They were ... Read more...

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George Cross theft: Winner’s widow moves Himachal court


February 7th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 7 (IANS) Perturbed over the failure of the Himachal Pradesh Police in solving the theft of the George Cross awarded to her martyred husband by the British for ... Read more...

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India fails to check human rights violations: Human Rights Watch


January 24th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Custodial killings, police abuse including torture, and failure to implement policies aimed at protecting vulnerable communities marred India's record in 2011, according to the ... Read more...

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Anuj’s parents plead for justice, to return with body Saturday


January 6th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) The distraught parents of murdered Indian student Anuj Bidve have met with the authorities here and pleaded for justice for their son who was shot dead ... Read more...

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Gurgaon firm’s Rs.50 lakh mysteriously lands in vendor’s account


January 5th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Jan 5 (IANS) The bank account of a vegetable vendor in Kolkata was frozen after the mysterious transfer of nearly Rs.50 lakh from a Gurgaon-based firm, police said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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RPI youth wing president murdered


December 30th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Dec 28 (IANS) A Republican Party of India (RPI) leader was killed early Friday after a spat in Bhayander town of Thane district, police said."Dilip Ingale was the ... Read more...

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Mystery surrounds Chandigarh doctor’s death


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 21 (IANS) A leading private cardiologist, who was last year convicted by a court for abetting the suicide of his doctor wife in 2005, was found dead under ... Read more...

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