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Adopted son sentenced to death for murdering parents, wife


September 4th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A court here sentenced to death a 28-year-old man who murdered his parents, who had adopted him, and his pregnant wife in 2008, terming him ... Read more...

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SC upholds life for former MP Anand Mohan (Second Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rejected the appeal of former Lok Sabha member Anand Mohan who had challenged his conviction and life imprisonment in the murder ... Read more...

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Khurshid favours abolition of death penalty


June 27th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday said that though there was no collective view of the government on the issue, he personally was ... Read more...

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No plan to review laws on death sentence: Chidambaram


May 9th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) There were no plans to review laws on death sentence, Home Minister P. Chidambaram clarified Wednesday and said the present government had disposed of ... Read more...

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Jharkhand youth sentenced to death for beheading girl (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 2 (IANS) Terming it the rarest of rare cases, a Ranchi court Wednesday awarded the death sentence to a youth, Bijendra Kumar, for beheading a girl in a ... Read more...

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Allow resale of commercial land only in rare cases: Himachal panel


April 25th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 25 (IANS) Resale of commercial land in Himachal Pradesh, purchased after special permission, should be allowed in rarest of rare cases. And in case the land is not ... Read more...

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BSF acted in self-defence, India tells Bangladesh


December 20th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Days after Bangladesh protested the killing of its three citizens in firing by the Border Security Force (BSF) troopers, India Tuesday regretted the casualties but ... Read more...

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Bhullar plea: Jurists divided on abolishing death penalty


November 20th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court's hearing on Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar's petition challenging the rejection of his mercy petition by the president after eight years ... Read more...

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iPod nanos recalled fearing battery fire


November 17th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Technology giant Apple has launched an emergency worldwide recall of iPod nanos amid fears that their batteries could catch fire, The Sun reported.The company said that ... Read more...

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Apple recalls first-gen iPod nano


November 13th, 2011 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) Apple has unveiled a worldwide replacement programme for the first-generation iPod nano music player due to overheating battery issues, telling owners to stop using the ... Read more...

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Honour killing: Five awarded death sentence


September 8th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) A Delhi court has sentenced five people to death in a 2008 honour killing case. Additional Sessions Judge Bimla Kumari awarded the death sentence to Mohammad ... Read more...

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Why shouldn’t you get death, apex court asks killer of five


September 3rd, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) An alcoholic man, who killed his wife and four children with an axe, has been asked by the Supreme Court why the life sentence given ... Read more...

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Highlights of the draft land acquisition bill


July 29th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The following are the highlights of the draft land acquisition bill that was released Friday to replace a 125-year legislation and bring make such transactions ... Read more...

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Award death penalty in staged shootout cases: Supreme Court (Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court said Friday that staged shootouts involving contract killings by policemen should be counted in the category of rarest of rare cases and ... Read more...

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Award death in staged shootout cases: Supreme Court


May 13th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court said Friday that staged shootouts involving contract killing by policemen should be counted in the category of rarest of rare cases and ... Read more...

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Honour killings deserve capital punishment: Supreme Court


May 9th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said that honour killings fell in the category of rarest of rare crimes and those committing them deserved capital punishment.Honour killings ... Read more...

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Here’s how E. coli bacterium causes illness


March 15th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): A new study has explained how the O157:H7 strain of Escherichia coli causes infection and thrives by manipulating the host immune response.Scientists at the National Institute of ... Read more...

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Tibetan jails are like Guantanamo, says ex-political prisoner (With Image)


March 13th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 13 (IANS) Lukar Jam was only 20 when he was forcibly jailed in Tibet by the Chinese police for raising his voice against rights violations. The memories of ... Read more...

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26/11 attacker Kasab’s death penalty upheld (Roundup)


February 21st, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Monday upheld the death sentence awarded to Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab for his role in the 26/11 attack, closing another chapter in ... Read more...

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Death for Kasab is victory of justice, says Ujjwal Nikam


February 21st, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) "This is a victory of justice and defeat of drama by Pakistani terrorist Kasab," Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam said here Monday after the Bombay High Court upheld ... Read more...

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Kasab smiled as court upheld his death sentence (Second Lead)


February 21st, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab smiled and grinned as a grim division bench of the Bombay High Court Monday upheld the death sentence awarded to him by ... Read more...

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Kasab to hang: Bombay High Court (Lead)


February 21st, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Bombay High Court Monday upheld the death sentence of Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, convicted for the 26/11 attack on Mumbai, police said.A division bench comprising Justice ... Read more...

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Ecstasy use does not decrease mental ability: Study


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): In contrast to many prior studies, ecstasy users in a new study showed no signs of cognitive impairment attributable to drug use.Lead author John Halpern of the McLean ... Read more...

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Nithari killings: Apex court upholds Koli’s death sentence (Lead)


February 15th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday upheld Nithari serial killer Surendra Koli's death sentence, describing his crime as horrifying and gruesome.The court noted that Koli, after alluring the female ... Read more...

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Sex during pregnancy is generally safe


February 1st, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A new study claims that sex during pregnancy is usually safe, with few complications.The risks of sex during this time include premature labour, pelvic inflammatory disease, hemorrhage in ... Read more...

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Facebook, Google join web future warning


January 16th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 16 (ANI): Web addresses are likely to run out as soon as November and to raise public awareness Google and Facebook have decided to switch their websites to a ... Read more...

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I don’t want my sons to see me like this: Hrithik


November 25th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K Jha Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan, who was hospitalised for an allergic reaction to an antibiotic medicine, has returned home but has not allowed his sons to see ... Read more...

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300-kg Briton sheds flab in India (With Image)


November 9th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 9 (IANS) A 300-kg Briton, who is looking forward to getting married, became the heaviest patient to undergo weight loss surgery in Asia when he went under the knife at ... Read more...

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Study suggests it is easier to rewire younger brains


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): A new study has found that it is easier to rewire the brain in the early stages of life, however, in the later stages; it is difficult, but ... Read more...

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Blood sport: 40 Chinkara gazelles killed in Pakistan


October 19th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) A group of hunters, belonging to well placed political families, have slaughtered 40 Chinkara gazelles in Pakistan's Punjab province.The incident in Bahawalpur area is thought to be ... Read more...

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‘Trial separations’ are likely to end in divorce


October 14th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 14 (ANI): If you thought a trial separation could be a means of reconciliation between two people, you are possibly wrong, for some experts have said that it's simply ... Read more...

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Supreme Court judges are wiser, says former HC Judge Sodhi


October 6th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): Justice RS Sodhi, former Delhi High Court judge, who had awarded the death penalty to Santosh Kumar Singh in the Priyadarshini Mattoo case, said on Wednesday that ... Read more...

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Resting laptop on legs can damage skin


October 4th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 4 (IANS) Beware -- people who work with a laptop on their legs can permanently damage their skin. A medical report has found that placing the devices next to ... Read more...

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Putting laptop on lap for long can cause ‘toasted skin syndrome’


October 4th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): Resting your laptop on the lap might not be a good thing for your skin, for it might just leave you with a condition called 'toasted skin syndrome', ... Read more...

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Virbhadra graft case: Verdict on CBI probe Friday


September 30th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court will Friday give its decision on union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh's plea to transfer to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) a corruption ... Read more...

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