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South African president orders probe in mine shootout


August 18th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 18 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma has issued an order to probe the platinum mine shootout which left 34 people dead and over 78 injured."I have decided ... Read more...

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‘Rogue Indians can destroy country’s reputation in Ghana’


April 3rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), April 3 (IANS) A few rogue Indians can destroy the image of their countrymen, widely well regarded in Ghana, say police officials of the west African country, citing ... Read more...

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Mafia is now ‘Italy’s No.1 bank’


January 11th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The various mafia groups in Italy earn as much as seven percent of the country’s GDP. A new report places spotlight on the finances of the Italian ... Read more...

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Rajasthan cop surrenders in staged shootout case


November 9th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 9 (IANS) A Rajasthan Police Service officer accused of killing criminal Dara Singh in a staged police shootout surrendered before a court here Wednesday, a lawyer said. He ... Read more...

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Court orders case against Rajasthan minister


September 10th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 10 (IANS) A court here Saturday ordered police to register a case against Rajasthan's Minister of State for Food and Civil Supplies Babulal Nagar and some policemen, including ... Read more...

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Another British police officer resigns over phone-hacking scandal


July 18th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) A day after Britain's Metropolitan Police chief stepped down following the phone hacking scandal, Scotland Yard's top counter-terrorism officer John Yates also resigned over the same ... Read more...

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Court sends tainted Punjab cop to judicial custody


July 13th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Assistant Inspector General of Punjab Police P.S. Sandhu, who was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday for accepting a bribe of Rs.50,000, was ... Read more...

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Agricultural varsities seek better financial management


April 29th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), April 29 (IANS) Seeking better financial management of agricultural universities, the annual finance conference of agricultural varsities began at the Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University (HAU) ... Read more...

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Regularise services of officials on ad hoc basis: Tribunal


April 22nd, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) has asked the home ministry and the Delhi government to regularise the services of two officials, promoted to assistant commissioners ... Read more...

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Brit special forces goes undercover to asses Mumbai-style attack during 2012 Olympics


April 10th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): British Army's special forces undercover soldiers are scouting major shopping centres in London to assess the capital's vulnerability to a Mumbai-style attack during the 2012 Olympics.A terror attack ... Read more...

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Nigerian who swindled Indian arrested in Ghana


March 17th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, March 17 (IANS) A Nigerian who defrauded an Indian education advisor of $22,300 under the pretext of securing a Canadian visa for him has been arrested."Kingsley Emmanuel Atuegwu Ekena, ... Read more...

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Four suspected militants arrested in Manipur


February 20th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Feb.20 (ANI): The security forces in Manipur arrested four suspected militants including three women, involved in a bomb attack on an executive engineer of Irrigation and Flood control department.Addressing the ... Read more...

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Wankhede Stadium unsafe: Activist


February 10th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) The safety and security of Wankhede Stadium in south Mumbai has been compromised while carrying out its renovation prior to the cricket World Cup, an activist claimed ThursdayIndian ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi trashes Swamy’s allegations in land allotment


February 8th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 8 (IANS) Countering Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy's allegation that he abused his powers in housing allotment, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Tuesday told the state assembly the discretionary ... Read more...

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Hackers leave ‘let the hacking begin’ post on Mark Zuckerberg’s fan page


January 26th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 26 (ANI): It looks like Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's fan page has been targeted by hackers, who penned a message from the billionaire himself suggesting the social networking site ... Read more...

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German hackers ‘gained access to computers of Timberlake, Gaga’


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): In a bid to steal unreleased songs and issue blackmail threats over intimate photographs, two German hackers allegedly gained access to the computers of over 50 pop stars, ... Read more...

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Entire police force of Los Ramones quits after gunmen attack their office


October 28th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Ramones, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is common knowledge that the police are there to protect the citizens when terror strikes.Well, that is not always the case. At least in the ... Read more...

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Obese police officers of South Africa asked to “to shape up or ship out”


September 15th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): Obesity seems have become a headache for the South African police, as they have been asked to loose weight instead of "massaging beer bellies" to combat the unlawful ... Read more...

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Senior cop killed in Taliban suicide attack in Pakistan (Lead)


August 5th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Inspector General of the Frontier Constabulary (FC), Sifwat Ghayur, was killed in a suicide attack Wednesday in the northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar, police said, ... Read more...

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Senior police officer killed in Pakistan suicide attack


August 4th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Inspector General of the Frontier Constabulary (FC), Sifwat Ghayur, was killed in a suicide attack Wednesday in the northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar, police said. ... Read more...

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G 20 summit women protesters given ‘repeated rape’ threats in custody


July 23rd, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, July 23 (ANI): Some of the women arrested during G20 summit protests in Toronto, have accused police of sexually threatening them by making sexually charged remarks while they were held in ... Read more...

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Kids as young as 11 hold legal firearm licenses in Queensland!


June 28th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Queenland (Australia), June 28 (ANI): Australian children, as young as 11 are applying for and getting Queensland firearms licences - but some people want to see the legal age for gun licences ... Read more...

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Rathore not first Haryana DGP behind bars


May 26th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Former Haryana police chief S.P.S. Rathore, who woke up in jail Wednesday after being held for molesting teenager Ruchika Girhotra, has joined a select band of ... Read more...

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‘Singam’ - Hari’s costliest film


May 25th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): With only 3 days left for the release of "Singam', director Hari comes up with an interesting statement saying that this has been the costliest film ... Read more...

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Verdict on Rathore’s appeal in Ruchika’s case today


May 25th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, May 25 (ANI): A sessions court in Chandigarh will pronounce its verdict on the plea of former Haryana General of Police (DGP) SPS Rathore challenging the six-month sentence awarded to him ... Read more...

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Court to pronounce verdict in Ruchika molestation case today


May 20th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, May 20 (ANI): A court in Chandigarh on Thursday will pronounce its verdict on former Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) SPS Rathore's plea challenging his conviction in Ruchika molestation case.Rathore ... Read more...

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At least 3 dead, 12 injured in B.C. avalanche


March 14th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by BNO News
REVELSTOKE, B.C. (BNO NEWS) -- At least three people were killed and more than a dozen were injured in an avalanche on Boulder Mountain near Revelstoke, B.C. during a snowmobile competition, authorities ... Read more...

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New UN resolution can help check doctors’ role in torture


February 26th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): A new UN resolution could end doctors' participation in torture, says a new report.According to experts on bmj.com, the resolution, passed in March 2009, can pose a challenge ... Read more...

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Police kill alleged criminal in Uttar Pradesh


February 25th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) A man wanted in nearly 20 criminal cases was killed in a gunfight with police in Ghazipur district of Uttar Pradesh, while two of his aides managed to ... Read more...

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Bihar service commission to go hi-tech soon


January 10th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 10 (IANS) Thousands of aspirants of administrative jobs are likely to submit their applications hassle-free as the Bihar government has decided to fully computerise the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC). An ... Read more...

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Two of Haryana’s top cops have been behind bars as well


January 10th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Jan 10 (IANS) Haryana Police appear to be dithering over the arrest of its former head, S.P.S. Rathore, in the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case. If he is arrested, the ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to give free houses to killed cops’ kin


January 5th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 5 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government announced Tuesday that it would provide houses free of cost to dependents of special police officers (SPOs) martyred in Maoist violence. "The state government ... Read more...

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Scotland police forces whiter than ever


November 6th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 6 (ANI): The number black and minority officers hired by the Scotland's eight police forces has gone lower than ever, with just 18 people from ethnic minorities having been hired ... Read more...

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Indian-origin woman gets 33 years in jail for killing daughters (Lead)


September 22nd, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman was Tuesday sentenced to 33 years in jail - one of the longest jail terms handed out to a woman in Britain - for murdering ... Read more...

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Indian-origin woman found guilty of killing her daughters


September 22nd, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman was to be sentenced Tuesday after being found guilty of murdering her two teenaged daughters in a frenzied knife attack at her home in Cambridgeshire. Rekha ... Read more...

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