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Brazilian footballer gets jail for torching his house


July 5th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 5 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's Breno Vinicius Rodrigues Borges, a former player for Bayern Munich, was sentenced Wednesday to three years and nine months in jail for intentionally burning ... Read more...

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AIADMK following vindictive politics, says Karunanidhi


June 6th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 6 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Wednesday accused the AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu of practising vindictive politics, after he was not allowed to meet a jailed party ... Read more...

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Two former DMK ministers arrested


June 4th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 4 (IANS) Two former DMK ministers -- Veerapandi S. Arumugam and I. Periyasamy -- were Monday arrested by Tamil Nadu Police on various charges, police said here.While Arumugam, ... Read more...

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Petrol price hike fuels protests, opposition ire (Roundup)


May 24th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Street protests rocked parts of India against a sharp hike in petrol prices that the opposition denounced as an assault on the common man.Both ... Read more...

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Chinese teen jailed for setting girl ablaze


May 10th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) A 17-year-old Chinese boy was Thursday sentenced to 12 years in jail for setting fire to a girl who turned down his romantic advances.The accused teenager, ... Read more...

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German arsonist jailed for seven years


April 4th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 4 (IANS) A German found guilty of setting fire to over 100 cars in a serial arson attack has been sentenced to seven years in prison.The 28-year-old defendant ... Read more...

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Three executed over fatal fire in China


March 29th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) Three people responsible for a fire, in which 11 people were killed and two others badly injured in China's Jilin province last year, were executed Thursday, ... Read more...

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Workers clash with police, vehicles torched


March 19th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 19 (IANS) Workers of an export unit here clashed with police, setting fire to more than a dozen police and fire brigade vehicles in violence that left many ... Read more...

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Rape-murder accused’s acquittal reversed; gets life term


February 13th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Three years after a rape-murder accused walked free, he is set to be put behind bars again. The Delhi High Court has sentenced the man ... Read more...

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Mayawati responsible for plight of women in UP: Rahul


February 12th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaunpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 12 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Sunday blamed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for the sorry plight of women in the state."Even though this state ... Read more...

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Mexican man held for 52 murders


January 7th, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 7 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican drug cartel leader has been arrested for planning an arson attack on a casino that left at least 52 dead, officials said.Baltazar Saucedo ... Read more...

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Woman jailed for burning fiance` to death


January 4th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) A woman in Britain has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for killing her fiance by locking him up inside the couple's workshop and ... Read more...

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New York won’t tolerate Wall Street violence: Mayor


November 6th, 2011 - 2:25 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said the city authorities would not allow the violence that swept Oakland to be repeated in New York.In ... Read more...

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Eighth Tibetan sets himself on fire in southwestern China


October 16th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- An Eighth Tibetan man set himself on fire in protest against Chinese rule in the southwestern province of Sichuan on late Saturday morning, a rights group reported on ... Read more...

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Mirren compares London riots to cannibalism


September 21st, 2011 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Veteran actress Helen Mirren says the recent London riots were "terrifying". She even compared the looting of shops and setting fire to buildings to "cannibalism"."It was ... Read more...

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Protests in Kerala over petrol price rise


September 16th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 16 (IANS) Two government vehicles were set afire Friday as protests here against the rise in petrol prices turned violent, police said. Protests were reported from other parts ... Read more...

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Three dead as police fire on mob in Tamil Nadu


September 11th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) Three people died when the police opened fire on a mob of angry Dalits indulging in arson and stone pelting in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district ... Read more...

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Blasts rock Russian arms depot, nearby residents evacuated


May 30th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Intermittent blasts rocked a troubled arms depot Monday morning in Russia, forcing evacuation of locals to avoid any casualties, police said.Police started evacuation of residents ... Read more...

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Journalists condemn attack on Goa press photographers


May 27th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 27 (IANS) Police remained mute spectators when press photographers were manhandled while taking pictures of the violence in Goa in which two tribal youths were charred to ... Read more...

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Russian actress sentenced in France seeks pardon from Medvedev


May 27th, 2011 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian actress Natalia Zakharova, who is serving a three-year sentence for setting fire to her French ex-husband's apartment after he took away their daughter, ... Read more...

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Farmers’ fury spreads, death toll four (Fourth Lead, correcting designation in para 4)


May 9th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow/Agra/Greater Noida, May 8 (IANS) Farmers' fury over land takeover spread Sunday to Agra and Aligarh districts in Uttar Pradesh as the number of dead in clashes with security ... Read more...

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Farmers’ fury spreads, death toll four (Third Lead)


May 8th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/Agra/Greater Noida, May 8 (IANS) Farmers' fury over land takeover spread Sunday to Agra and Aligarh districts in Uttar Pradesh as the number of dead in clashes with security ... Read more...

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Farmer fury spreads, death toll is four (Second Lead)


May 8th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agra/Greater Noida, May 8 (IANS) Farmers' fury over land takeover spread Sunday to Agra in Uttar Pradesh as the number of dead in clashes with security forces in Greater Noida ... Read more...

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Indian chief minister ‘allowed’ Gujarat 2002 anti-Muslim riots, officer says


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:13 am ICT by BNO News
GUJARAT, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- A senior police officer blamed India's Gujarat state chief minister Narendra Modi for the anti-Muslim riots that erupted after the 2002 Godhra train blaze, the Hindustan Times ... Read more...

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Clash at China’s Tibetan monastery could turn ‘explosive’: Dalai Lama


April 17th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 17 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has said that a stand-off between police and Tibetans at a monastery in China could turn "explosive".Dalai Lama also urged the ... Read more...

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At least 55 killed in Syria pro-democracy violence


March 26th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Damascus (Syria), Mar. 26 (ANI): The "Jasmine Revolution" has now spread to Syria, where at least 55 people have been reported killed in clashes with security forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar ... Read more...

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High court to hear Godhra death sentences April 6


March 16th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 16 (IANS) The death sentence to 11 people convicted in the Godhra train carnage case has been referred to the Gujarat High Court for confirmation. The hearing is ... Read more...

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Godhra train burning case sentencing March 1 (Third Lead)


February 25th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 25 (IANS) All the 31 men convicted of setting a train coach on fire near Godhra in Gujarat, killing 59 people in 2002, will be sentenced by a court here ... Read more...

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Godhra train carnage sentencing March 1 (Second Lead)


February 25th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 25 (IANS) All the 31 men convicted of razing a train coach near Godhra in Gujarat, killing 59 people in 2002, will be sentenced by a court here March 1.The ... Read more...

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Death sought for Godhra train burning convicts (Lead)


February 25th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 25 (IANS) The prosecution Friday sought death penalty for all 31 men convicted for the Godhra train burning in 2002 that killed 59 people. The quantum of sentence will be ... Read more...

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Four die in Iraq clashes between protesters and security (Lead)


February 25th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 25 (IANS) Three protesters were killed in Iraq's Mosul town while another died in Kirkuk province during demonstrations in Iraq, a media report said.Three protesters were killed and five ... Read more...

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A woman whose Facebook message sparked Egyptian unrest


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 3 (IANS) A 26-year-old woman worried about the state of her country wrote on Facebook: "People, I am going to Tahrir Square". The message was soon to snowball into ... Read more...

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Elderly British national dies in police custody in Pakistan


January 18th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 18(ANI): A 70-year-old British man died of kidney failure in Pakistan following his arrest for suspected arson, a police office has said.The investigating officer, Fazlur Rehman, said the man was ... Read more...

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Developmental activities gain momentum in insurgency free Tripura village


December 4th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Pitra (South Tripura), Dec.4 (ANI): Development-related activities have gained momentum in South Tripura's Pitra Village following the decline of insurgency.The village is home to the Jamatia tribe and other non-tribals.It was once ... Read more...

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Indian woman sets hubby’s penis on fire to stop him from cheating


September 28th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 28 (ANI): A woman in Australia was so enraged by her husband cheating on her that she believed setting fire to his penis would make him mend his ways.But Rajini ... Read more...

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