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1,900 held in China fake drug racket

August 5th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 5 (IANS) Over 1,900 people have been arrested in a countrywide operation in China against the manufacture and sale of fake drugs, the government said Sunday.Fake medicines, trademark ... Read more...

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Trainee police officers get insights into marginal groups

June 18th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 18 (IANS) For the trainee Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, the field visit to Warangal and Karimnagar districts Monday was an eye-opener as they interacted with marginal communities ... Read more...

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Punjab Congress leader held for immoral activities

June 10th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), June 10 (IANS) A senior Congress leader who had contested January's assembly election was Sunday arrested by police in this border town of Punjab on charges of immoral ... Read more...

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Two Maoists held in Bengal raids

February 15th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) Two Maoist squad members were arrested in police raids from two western districts of West Bengal, police said Tuesday."Uttam Mahato, an active member of the Maoist squad led ... Read more...

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Women at the centre of Berlusconi scandal being besieged by media

January 30th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): The sex scandal engulfing Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi seems to be deepening day by day and now the Italian press is besieging models and showgirls, alleged to ... Read more...

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Bengal firing: Village tense, Mamata meets locals

January 8th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), Jan 8 (IANS) Police raids were on in Netai village near this Maoist hub in West Bengal Saturday a day after seven people were shot dead and 12 ... Read more...

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48 armed ‘wanted’ criminals arrested in Karachi during police raids

November 23rd, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 23 (ANI): The Sindh police has claimed arresting at least 48 armed miscreants, who were wanted in several criminal cases, during raids carried out in different localities in Karachi.The Director ... Read more...

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At least 2,000 dead fetuses found in Thai Buddhist temple

November 19th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Over 2,000 dead fetuses have been found in plastic bags inside the morgue of the Buddhist temple Wat Phai Ngern in Bangkok, local authorities said on Friday.Local ... Read more...

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Police raids bootleg liquor units in Gorakhpur

October 11th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Pawan ShahGorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct.11 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh police raided illicit liquor manufacturing units and made several arrests in Gorakhpur district over the weekend.Police officials said the bootleg liquor business has ... Read more...

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‘Decriminalising prostitution could lead to fewer murders’

July 25th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): An Aussie expert on prostitution says the decriminalisation of the sex industry would lead to fewer murders.Prof Basil Donovan, the head of the Sexual Health Department at the ... Read more...

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Pak father sells 13-year old daughter to marry 55 year old for 70,000 rupees

July 22nd, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 22 (ANI): In what can be described as a blot on the father-daughter relationship, a Pakistani man sold his 13-year old daughter for 70, 000 rupees for marrying a 55-year ... Read more...

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Drug haul used for milk adulteration seized in Uttar Pradesh

July 20th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kanpur/ Bijnor, July 20 (ANI): A large consignment of the banned oxytocin drug, used for milk adulteration, has been seized during police raids carried out in Kanpur and Bijnor cities of Uttar ... Read more...

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Italian Police Raid Huge Mafia Clan

July 14th, 2010 - 1:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the largest ever police raids to be carried out against the very powerful ndrangheta crime organization took place on Tuesday as 300 people, including crime bosses, ... Read more...

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In Maoist-police battle, tribal women bear the brunt

July 13th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sabyasachi Roy Lalgarh (West Bengal), July 13 (IANS) On both sides of the war between Maoists and security forces, it is mostly the men who wield the arms. But it is the ... Read more...

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Belgian priest quizzed over sex abuse

July 7th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 7 (IANS/AKI) The former head of Belgium's Catholic church, Cardinal Danneels, accused of failing to stop sexual abuse of children by priests, has been questioned by the police. Danneels, who resigned ... Read more...

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Lobby behind police raids against me: Ruchika’s lawyer (Lead)

June 2nd, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 2 (IANS) Lawyer Pankaj Bhardwaj, a key player behind former Haryana police chief S.P.S. Rathore's conviction in the Ruchika molestation case, Wednesday claimed that a lobby had conspired for the ... Read more...

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Four human traffickers held, three girls rescued (Lead)

May 9th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Four people were arrested from Rajasthan's Alwar district for kidnapping and trafficking young girls from the national capital, police said Sunday. Three minor girls have been rescued. ... Read more...

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Former Philadelphia, PA police detective sentenced for informing “Ace Capone” Coles of police raids

April 27th, 2010 - 2:30 am ICT by BNO News
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) – A Former Pennsylvania police detective was sentenced for obstructing of justice, prosecutors said Monday.Rickie Durham, 44, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a former Philadelphia police detective, shared confidential information ... Read more...

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Oz Supreme Court frees three LTTE supporters

March 31st, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 31 (ANI): An Australian Supreme Court has allowed three Australian-based backers of the Tamil Tigers to walk free after they admitted supporting the LTTE monetarily.Tamil community newspaper editor Sivarajah Yathavan, ... Read more...

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LTTE supporters freed by Australian Supreme Court

March 31st, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 31 (IANS) Three Australia-based Sri Lankan Tamil Tiger supporters were freed by the Supreme Court here Wednesday on bonds of good conduct after they pleaded guilty to helping the rebels. The ... Read more...

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22 suspected Al Qaeda militants arrested in Turkey

March 30th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, March 30 (IANS/AKI) Twenty-two suspected Al Qaeda militants including the outfit's head in Turkey, Serdar Elbasa alias Abu Zer, have been arrested in police raids in three provinces in the country. The ... Read more...

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Germany may buy data on tax evaders with Swiss accounts

January 31st, 2010 - 4:27 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 31 (DPA) Germany's government is considering buying purloined files on about 1,500 German taxpayers alleged to be using secret Swiss bank accounts to evade taxes, Berlin officials confirmed Saturday. Two German ... Read more...

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Israeli cult leader arrested for enslaving 17 women

January 15th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan 15 (ANI): An Israeli cult leader, who was romantically involved with 17 women and fathered an estimated 60 children with them, was arrested on Tuesday over suspicion of "enslaving" members ... Read more...

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MJ’s ’suffering’ doc Murray comes out of hiding

November 8th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): Michael Jackson's controversial doctor Conrad Murray has come out of hiding for the first time since the star's death.Murray was spotted stepping out of a hotel in ... Read more...

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No hand in Goa blast: Sanatan Sanstha

October 19th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panvel (Maharashtra), Oct 19 (IANS) The Sanatan Sanstha, a Hindu right-wing group, Monday categorically denied any involvement in last Friday's Goa blast in which two people were killed and claimed it was ... Read more...

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Lahore SHOs facilitating drug, prostitution rackets: Report

October 10th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct. 10 (ANI): Many police stations in Lahore are accepting bribes to let prostitution rackets and drug dealers operate freely, an inside report has revealed.According to a departmental report prepared ... Read more...

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Colorado terror suspect admits to having ties with Al Qaeda

September 19th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Colorado (US), Sep.19 (ANI): A Colorado man under FBI investigation for his alleged role in a New York subway terror plot has admitted to having ties to Al Qaeda and is in ... Read more...

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Police raids house of murder accused BJP MP

August 20th, 2009 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) The Azamgarh police Thursday raided the house of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Azamgarh Ramakant Yadav who is accused of murder, officials said. A murder case was ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad liquor death toll rises to 105

July 10th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 10 (IANS) The death toll in one of Gujarat's worst moonshine tragedies rose to 105 even as doctors in four hospitals were trying desperately to save scores of other critically ... Read more...

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Gujarat toll is 84, 1,200 liquor dens shut (Roundup)

July 9th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 9 (IANS) Gujarat closed down 1,200 liquor dens and arrested over 800 illegal brewers in a massive crackdown as the death toll after drinking moonshine rose to 84 Thursday. Embarrassed by ... Read more...

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800 arrested, 1,200 liquor dens shut in Gujarat

July 9th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 9 (IANS) Police have closed down 1,200 liquor dens and arrested at least 800 bootleggers in Gujarat, an official said Thursday. The police action follows 84 deaths caused by moonshine in ... Read more...

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Security forces reclaim two more Maoist-infested areas in West Midnapore

July 4th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Lalgarh (West Bengal), July 4 (ANI): Security forces and police reclaimed two more areas from Maoists in West Bengal's West Midnapore district on Saturday.In a four-pronged attack, a team of security ... Read more...

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Malay restaurant offering ’sex’ on menu raided

June 4th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 4 (ANI): Police in Malaysia have discovered that a restaurant was enjoying brisk business by offering more than just some delectable dishes on the menu-women from China.Cops got suspicious ... Read more...

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Police raids Adnan Sami’s father in Mumbai hospital

May 21st, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Pakistani singer Adnan Sami, currently attending to his critically-ill father at the Kokilabehn Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, was shocked Thursday when the criminal investigation department (CID) ... Read more...

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Indian among Al Qaeda suspects arrested in Spain: reports (Lead)

February 4th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Up to 15 people, including at least one Indian, have been arrested in Spain over their alleged links with Al Qaeda, according to European media networks.The suspects, who ... Read more...

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