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One gets 10 years jail for peddling drugs


September 14th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) A Delhi court has sentenced a man to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment and slapped a fine of Rs.1 lakh on him for possessing over ... Read more...

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Bus unions demand immediate fare hike


September 14th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) In the wake of the abrupt Rs.5 hike in diesel prices, bus and minibus operators in West Bengal Friday threatened to go on an indefinite strike ... Read more...

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Timberlake to buy stake in basketball team?


September 9th, 2012 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 9 (IANS) Actor-singer Justin Timberlake is reportedly planning to buy a small stake in his native Tennessee's basketball team Memphis Grizzlies.According to CommercialAppeal.com, Timberlake is said ... Read more...

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No bail to mining baron Reddy


March 12th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 12 (IANS) A Bangalore court trying mining magnate and former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy for illegal mining Monday rejected his bail plea and extended his custody with ... Read more...

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Check cement price rise in Chhattisgarh, demands Congress


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 22 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday asked Chhattisgarh's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government to take urgent steps to stem cement prices in the state that have risen a ... Read more...

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Karachi university protests Rehman Malik’s PhD degree


October 27th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 27 (IANS) Teachers and students at the University of Karachi have protested against the honorary PhD degree awarded to Interior Minister Rehman Malik.On Wednesday, they boycotted classes for ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik conferred PhD degree


October 12th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has been conferred an honorary doctorate degree by Karachi university.The University of Karachi awarded the doctorate degree at a special convocation, ... Read more...

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CBI raids mining firms for second day in Bellary


October 4th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Oct 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) continued raids on mining firms said to be associated with arrested former Karnataka minister G. Janardhana Reddy here ... Read more...

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A factory for fake visas in Bangladesh


September 23rd, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) A raid at a printing unit in Bangladesh has revealed it was producing fake British documents on "an industrial scale", it was reported here.The Sun reported ... Read more...

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Supreme Court orders CBI probe into illegal mining in Karnataka


September 23rd, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday ordered a CBI probe into alleged illegal mining in Karnataka by two companies, one of which is owned by jailed former ... Read more...

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Harendra hits out at Pargat, accuses him of match-fixing


August 18th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Harendra Singh, who was replaced as India coach by Australian Michael Nobbs, Thursday hit out at former captain and his team mate Pargat Singh, saying ... Read more...

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Burglars loot 20 kg gold from jewellery shop


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Burglars looted gold items weighing 20 kg and Rs.22 lakh cash from a jewellery showroom in west Delhi Wednesday, police said.The incident took place at ... Read more...

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Three Nigerians held with drugs in Delhi


May 20th, 2011 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Three Nigerians were arrested in the national capital with heroin and cocaine, police said Thursday."Police recovered 10 grams fine quality cocaine and 100 grams of ... Read more...

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15 Indians held for trying to steal a disused railway line in Malaysia


May 4th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 4 (ANI): Twenty-six thieves, including 15 Indian nationals, have been arrested while cutting a disused railway line near the former Subang International Airport in Malaysia.Malaysian police believe that ... Read more...

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‘The X Factor’ rocked by betting scam


April 8th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8 (ANI): 'The X Factor' is under investigation after the Gambling Commission found a betting ring inside Virgin Media.Staff used insider information to win thousands on the public vote for ... Read more...

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Two held for cricket betting


March 30th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) A cricket betting syndicate was busted here with the arrest of two men who were accepting bets on Tuesday's World Cup semifinal match between New ... Read more...

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Hidden cameras in Malay hotel rooms used to blackmail patrons


March 17th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 17 (ANI): Hidden cameras in hotel rooms in Malaysia are being used to blackmail men and women into paying a hefty sum to prevent racy photos and videos of ... Read more...

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Pakistani kidnapping syndicate busted in Malaysia


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 22 (ANI): The Malaysian Police have busted a syndicate of Pakistani men who kidnapped rich compatriots here and demanded huge ransoms from their families back home."They targeted successful businessmen ... Read more...

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Panjab University honour to come home to Khushwant Singh


January 22nd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) Noted author-journalist Khushwant Singh will be honoured by Panjab University with a D.Litt. degree at a special function at his residence in New Delhi next month, a university ... Read more...

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Simon Baker Bags A $30 Million Deal: Warner Bros. TV Gives Him More Action


December 27th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
'The Mentalist'  in 2008 was debuted as the No.1 new drama on the CBS TV and Simon Baker became a household name. Now in the third season of the action ... Read more...

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Reliance Communication to get $1.93 bn from China Bank


December 15th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Reliance Communication, part of the Anil Ambani Group, Wednesday signed an agreement with China Development Bank (CDB) for providing the India telecom major loans worth $1.93 billion. The ... Read more...

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Pak must act against LeT, bring Mumbai perpetrators to speedy justice: Blake


November 17th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Pakistan must make progress against terrorists in places like North Waziristan, and there must be progress against the Punjab-based groups such as Lashkar-e Tayyiba (LeT) that pose a ... Read more...

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Two, including woman, arrested for selling arms


November 13th, 2010 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Two people, including a woman, were arrested for allegedly selling semi-automatic weapons and ammunition to criminals in Delhi and the National Capital Region, police said Friday.Zainab Nisha, ... Read more...

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Vice ring in Malaysia offers clients one free ’service’ after every 8 visits


October 8th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 8 (ANI): A vice ring in Malaysia has come up with a way to entice its customers by offering one free "service" after every eight visits.According to China Press, ... Read more...

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Panjab University to honour Khushwant, Somnath Chatterjee


September 27th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 27 (IANS) The Panjab University will honour eminent author and journalist Khushwant Singh and former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee with Doctor of Literature and Doctor of Laws degrees ... Read more...

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ICC’s anti-corruption unit probing Oz-Pak match fixing suspect


September 22nd, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.22 (ANI): The International Cricket Council's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit is investigating calls allegedly made by a Pakistani suspect, whose name is being withheld for now, to fix a Test match ... Read more...

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ICC probing third Pak-England ODI amid ‘go-slow’ allegations


September 19th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 19 (ANI): The International Cricket Council has launched an inquiry into the third one-day match between Pakistan and England at The Oval, following allegations that the visiting team was involved ... Read more...

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Woman said don’t wake me, so hubby waited to tell lottery news


September 15th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) A Briton learnt about a 2.6 million pounds lottery win at 7 a.m., but he didn't share the exciting news with his wife for an hour as she ... Read more...

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England cricketer Afzaal under police protection after betting syndicate threat


September 12th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 12(ANI): England batsman Usman Afzaal is reportedly under Nottingham police protection after being targeted by a betting syndicate.According to News of the World, Afzaal is being guarded at a "safe ... Read more...

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Church circular wrong, says dismissed Kerala teacher


September 12th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kothamanagalam (Kerala), Sep 12 (IANS) A circular against teacher T.J. Joseph, whose right palm was chopped off by radical Muslim activists, was Sunday read out in 155 churches in Kerala that defended ... Read more...

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3 Malaysian girls rescued from prostitution racket


July 7th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 07 (ANI): Three Malaysian female students have been rescued from a prostitution syndicate.Police rescued the three teenage girls, believed to have been forced into vice, when they busted the ... Read more...

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Jordan to reveal reason of splitting with Andre


July 6th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Model Katie Price a.k.a Jordan is planning to reveal about her marriage split from singer Peter Andre in her new autobiography, including how he dumped her after seeing ... Read more...

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Panjab University teachers reject UGC regulations


July 3rd, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 3 (IANS) The Panjab University Teachers' Association (PUTA) has rejected new rules issued by the University Grants Commission (UGC) which nullify promotions of 40 faculty members. The new UGC regulations, dated ... Read more...

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Bengal bus operators want taxes on oil cut


June 25th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) The Bengal Bus Syndicate Friday demanded that the West Bengal government slash taxes on petroleum products to enable bus operators cope with the fuel price hike. "We don't want ... Read more...

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Premier League star pays drug syndicate 240000 pounds a year as ‘protection’ money


May 2nd, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): A Premier League player coughs up 60000 pounds every few months to enjoy a drug cartel's continued 'protection'.The the football star has been told he will face 'serious ... Read more...

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