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British couple jailed for sexually abusing patients


April 12th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) A British quack and his wife were jailed for eight years Wednesday for sexually abusing two women he falsely diagnosed with cancer.Reginald Gill, 77, and his ... Read more...

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Battered Rajasthan boy given security


February 26th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Feb 26 (IANS) Hospital authorities here have provided security to a three-year-old boy who is battling for life after his alcoholic step father beat him up brutally, hospital sources ... Read more...

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Step-father arrested for torturing three-year-old


February 25th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Feb 25 (IANS) The step-father of a three-year-old boy has been arrested for brutally torturing the child, who is now in a hospital with a critical condition, his limbs ... Read more...

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Two sent to custody for aiding Maoist leader


November 30th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) Two people suspected to have aided Maoist leader Suchitra Mahato in escaping from security forces were Wednesday sent to seven days' police custody by a local ... Read more...

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Rajasthan woman branded as ‘witch’, tortured


August 6th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 6 (IANS) A 35-year-old woman was made to lie on embers and searing hot tongs were placed on her body after she was branded a "witch" by her ... Read more...

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Flames, hot tongs kill woman visiting quack


April 13th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sikar (Rajasthan), April 13 (IANS) A 25-year-old married woman died of severe burn injuries in Rajasthan when a quack made her sit next to a fire and placed searing hot ... Read more...

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94-year-old Indian farmer claims to be world’s oldest dad


December 30th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): An Indian farmer, who is 94 years old, has claimed that he is the world's oldest dad.Ramajit Raghav has claimed that his wife Shakuntala, 59, gave birth to ... Read more...

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Abducted for ransom, Pakistani killed for his brain (Lead)


December 17th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) A US-based Pakistani banker who was abducted for ransom in Lahore was killed allegedly by five people, including a quack who wanted to use the man's ... Read more...

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US-based Pakistani killed in Lahore


December 17th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) A US-based Pakistani banker, who was abducted for ransom in his home country, has been killed, police said Friday. Young Taimoor, 28, had visited Pakistan with ... Read more...

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More than 2000 fetuses found in a Buddhist temple


November 20th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangkok, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police were shocked to the core when they found more than 2,000 fetuses in a Buddhist Temple in Thailand. The discovery came after the police raided ... Read more...

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Student knifes man trying to sodomise him


November 13th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 13 (IANS) A Class 9 student in Uttar Pradesh killed a 31-year-old man for allegedly attempting to sodomise him, police said Saturday, adding the boy has been arrested.The ... Read more...

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ISI agent living under cover in Punjab arrested


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), Aug 3 (IANS) A man suspected to be an agent of Pakistan's spy agency ISI has been arrested with fake identification documents, including a PAN card, voter identity card and ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad police arrest extortionist


February 17th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Police Wednesday arrested a man for allegedly extorting money from businessmen by posing as the nephew of notorious criminal Jatan Sirohi. Senior Superintendent of Police Raghuvir Lal told a ... Read more...

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Assam couple dubbed sorcerers and killed


September 7th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 7 (IANS) An elderly couple was burnt alive by residents of a village in Assam after a kangaroo court charged them with practising witchcraft in Assam, police said Monday. A police ... Read more...

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One song left for ‘Bendu Appa Rao’


July 29th, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shooting of "Bendu Appa Rao' directed by EVV Satyanarayana and produced by Dr D Ramanaidu under the banner of Suresh Productions with "Allari' Naresh, Kamna Jethmalani and Meghana in the lead ... Read more...

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‘Bendu Apparao’ completes schedule


June 25th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The latest schedule of "Bendu Apparao, RMP' directed by EVV Satyanarayana and produced by Dr D Ramanaidu on the banner of Suresh Productions, with "Allari' Naresh as hero, Kamna Jethmalani and ... Read more...

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Delhi Police launch parallel probe against Ahmedabad conman


June 3rd, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Delhi Police have registered a case of cheating against a quack, arrested in Ahmedabad for allegedly duping people to the tune of millions of rupees, as complaints ... Read more...

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Billions of dollars being splashed every year on ineffective ”quack” health foods


November 26th, 2008 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Obese people are wasting billions of pounds every year on quack health foods, which are actually ineffective, says a nutritional expert on the online British Medical Journal.Professor ... Read more...

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Gurgaon kidney racket kingpin may have fled the country


January 27th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by admin
Gurgaon, Jan 27 (ANI): The alleged mastermind of the Gurgaon kidney racket, Dr Amit Kumar, might have fled the country taking advantage of the network of his foreign clients."We are not ... Read more...

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