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Call for legalising sports betting


June 6th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Retired judge Mukul Mudgal former cricket Kirti Azad called for legalising sports betting so that so that the revenue generated can be used for development ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Court asks Andhra to reconsider probe official’s transfer


April 16th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Monday suggested that the state government reconsider the transfer of an official of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), who was heading the ... Read more...

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Malaysian football betting syndicate busted, over 100 arrested


April 5th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 5 (IANS) Malaysian police Thursday busted what is believed to be one of the world's largest football betting syndicates and arrested more than 100 foreigners in an ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Andhra official probing liquor scandal transferred


April 4th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 4 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has transferred a senior police officer who was probing the liquor pay-offs scandal allegedly involving some top politicians.Additional Director of Anti-Corruption Bureau ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

South African game park officials arrested for rhino poaching


March 1st, 2012 - 2:02 am ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (BNO NEWS) -- Four South African National Parks (SANParks) officials were arrested on Tuesday in connection with suspected rhino poaching activities, officials said on Wednesday. At least 80 rhinos ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Andhra high court admits petition for liquor mafia probe


February 27th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 27 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Monday admitted for hearing a public interest litigation seeking a comprehensive probe into the liquor mafia allegedly involving politicians and bureaucrats.The ... Read more...

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Raids on liquor syndicates in Andhra


January 27th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Friday conducted simultaneous raids on liquor syndicates across the state.For the second time in a month, ACB officials raided offices and ... Read more...

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2,500 elephants killed in 2011 for ivory


December 29th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Around 2,500 elephants were slaughtered across the world for ivory this year, according to a report by an environmental agency.Experts from Washington-based Traffic environment agency said ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Interpol offers fight against cricket corruption


December 16th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Interpol proposes to collaborate with the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Indian cricket board to fight corruption, illegal gambling and the influence of the ... Read more...

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Mamata’s bid to de-politicise education (West Bengal Newsletter)


November 5th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 5 (IANS) The writ of students, non-teaching employees and politicians will no longer run in the decision making process of West Bengal's state universities, unlike the scenario ... Read more...

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Don’t misuse party’s name, Mamata tells cadres


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 2 (IANS) Amid allegations of rampant corruption among Trinamool Congress cadres, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday asked her partymen to be honest in financial dealings ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

959 caught for using forged visas


August 30th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A total of 798 foreigners were deported since January 2008 for using forged Indian visas and 161 Indians were arrested for obtaining fake foreign visas, ... Read more...

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FIFA probing Argentina-Nigeria friendly


June 4th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) FIFA vice-president Julio Grondona, who is also president of the Argentine football association, is staring at a huge embarrassment after the world governing body's match-fixing unit ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

ULFA facing acute financial crisis: Mrinal Hazarika


April 30th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Apr 30 (ANI): Pro-talk United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) leader Mrinal Hazarika has said that the faction is facing an acute shortage of funds."We have not been given any amount ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pakistan’s run-away wicketkeeper Zulqarnain plans to go home


April 18th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 18 (IANS) Pakistan's run-away wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider is planning to return to his homeland Sunday from London after withdrawing his application for asylum in Britain.Zulqarnain had filed ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Punters get active for IPL-IV; Rs.12,000 crore at stake


April 8th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) After the World Cup, the punters are back in action -- thanks to the Indian Premier League (IPL).With the six-week long IPL tournament starting Friday, reliable ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Four cricket betting syndicates busted, 11 arrested


March 25th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Four betting syndicates, involving almost Rs.4 crore, operating during the India-Australia World Cup quarter-final match Thursday were busted and 11 people arrested, police said Friday."Three ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

ICC alert to spot-fixing at IPL


March 25th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 25 (IANS) With the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) just a couple of weeks away, the International Cricket Council (ICC) is worried about the Twenty20 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Three held for taking bets on Sri Lanka-Kenya match


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi March 2 (IANS) Continuing its crackdown on betting syndicates during the 2011 World Cup, three people were arrested in north Delhi for taking bets during the Sri Lanka-Kenya ... Read more...

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Malaysian men getting hitched to foreign women for a price


February 20th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 20 (ANI): Some Malaysian men are being paid to marry women from China, Vietnam and other neighbouring countries so that these women can obtain visas to stay longer in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lorgat happy with Eden, but no India match for World Cup


February 8th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat said Tuesday that the world body was happy with the progress of work at the Eden Gardens, but ruled ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Drugs in bath-towel shipment from India seized


January 28th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 28 (IANS) After trying to smuggle drugs into Canada through cricket bats, balls, marble slabs, and mugs from India, police have now seized ephedrine hidden in a shipment ... Read more...

Posted in World |

`Syndicates exploiting Indian girls in Malaysia’


December 21st, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 21 (IANS) Syndicates are targeting Indian teenaged girls, luring them to take pictures or videos of themselves, blackmailing them into having sex and forcing some into prostitution, an official ... Read more...

Posted in World |

ICC has wherewithal to combat corruption, says ex-London police chief


September 11th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11(ANI): Former Metropolitan Police Commissioner Lord Stevens has backed the International Cricket Council (ICC) to stamp out corruption which has been plaguing the game of cricket.Stevens, who has headed a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cronje, Woolmer murdered by mafia betting syndicates: Rice


September 8th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.8 (ANI): Former South Africa cricket captain Clive Rice has called on investigators to re-examine the deaths of former Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer and former South Africa captain Hansie Cronje in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian judge says police promoting links between sport betting rings, organised crime


September 5th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.5 (ANI): An additional sessions judge of the Indian judiciary has said police are promoting links between organised crime and sports, specifically cricket.Additional Sessions Judge Dharmesh Sharma aired his warning ... Read more...

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All match-fixers are answerable to Dawood Ibrahim, claims top Pak bookie


September 4th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep 4(ANI): A Pakistani bookmaker has revealed that most of the bookies involved in match-fixing are ultimately answerable to India's 'most wanted man', Karachi-based underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.Dawood who is believed ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pak betting scam: Cops says UK bookies have netted over 25m pounds


August 31st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.31 (ANI): Investigating agencies believe the cricket match-rigging scandal in England involving four Pakistani cricketers has made over 25 million pounds for shady betting syndicates.According to The Sun, since the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pak players also accused of fixing first Test match against England


August 30th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): Pakistani cricketers, who are allegedly being investigated by the Scotland Yard for fixing the Lord's Test, have also been accused of fixing first Test match against England.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Committed to combat LeT-Al Qaeda terror syndicate: US


August 10th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The United States is "committed" to destroying and defeating all terror syndicates, including the "strong connectivity" that Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Al Qaeda have built, visiting US ... Read more...

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Commandos trained by NSG to combat poachers


June 25th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 25 (IANS) At least 250 forest guards are getting commando training from the elite National Security Guard (NSG) in Assam to combat poacher gangs operating in wildlife sanctuaries, officials Friday ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Malaysia claims crack down on several LTTE members in last eight months


April 23rd, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 23(ANI): The Malaysian police have said that they have arrested and deported several key members of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) between August last year and March.Federal ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Online sex service business booming in Malaysia


December 14th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, December 14 (ANI): Sex services are said to be on a staggering rise in Malaysia with operators setting up more websites to advocate their businesses.The websites reportedly hold information and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Malaysia’s illegal bookies all geared up for World Cup


December 4th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 4 (DPA) As football fans around the world wait for the World Cup finals next year in South Africa, illegal bookies in Malaysia are already preparing to rake in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Thaindian News signs contract with BNO News


December 1st, 2009 - 1:36 am ICT by admin
News portal to syndicate international contentTILBURG/BANGKOK – November 30, 2009 – BNO News today announced that it signed a contract with Thaindian News, the second client of the BNO News Wire, a ... Read more...

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