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Writers flay Rushdie fiasco


January 24th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Expressing unhappiness over Salman Rushdie's thwarted address via video link at the Jaipur Literature Festival, several writers Tuesday said it was a "sad day ... Read more...

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Wish Rushdie was in Jaipur fest: Lebanese writer


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) The shadow of Salman Rushdie lingered over the self-styled "greatest literary show on earth" on day three Sunday, with Lebanese writer Hanan Al-Shaykh saying she wished ... Read more...

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NATO doesn’t know if Gaddafi is dead or alive


May 11th, 2011 - 5:21 am ICT by IANS
Naples, May 11 (IANS/AKI) NATO said Tuesday it was unaware of embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi being dead or alive and denied its air strikes on Tripoli were aimed to ... Read more...

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Oz teen denied bail for murdering Indian student


March 13th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 13 (ANI): The Australian teenager charged with the murder of an Indian student last week has been formally refused bail in court this morning.Daniel Stani-Reginald appeared via videolink in ... Read more...

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Melbourne lawyer accused of rape “thanked victim” after assault


December 8th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 8 (ANI): A high-profile Melbourne criminal lawyer accused of raping a woman he met at a bar allegedly said, "Thanks for that" and walked off after the assault.According to ... Read more...

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Bangladesh-origin Briton denies terrorism charges


November 30th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) A Bangladesh-born computer expert in Britain, alleged to have offered himself as a suicide bomber, appeared in court Tuesday and denied terrorism charges, a media report said.Rajib Karim, ... Read more...

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Brit-Asian BA worker accused of offering to become suicide bomber, spreading terror in UK


November 30th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): Rajib Karim, a Bangladeshi born British Airways computer expert who is alleged to have offered himself as a suicide bomber, has denied terrorism charges against him at an ... Read more...

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Australian man slices partner’s mouth


November 15th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 15 (IANS) An Australian man sliced open both sides of his partner's mouth, cut her tongue in half and beat her with a rum bottle after she refused to repair ... Read more...

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George Michael no longer making bid for early release from prison


September 18th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 18 (ANI): Singer songwriter George Michael is no longer making an appeal for an early release from prison.Michael, 47, had hired lawyers to get him out of Pentonville just three ... Read more...

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Pathology report delays Indian toddler Gurshan’s death case in Australia


June 29th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jun 29 (ANI): Three-year-old Indian kid Gurshan Singh Channa's death case has been adjourned pending receipt of a pathology report.Gurshan was found dead near Australia's Melbourne airport on March 4. A ... Read more...

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Brit girl, 8, lied to mum about rape, fearing ’she wouldn’t get any sweets’


May 14th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): An eight-year-old girl in England, who was allegedly raped by two 10-year-old boys last October, has admitted in a court that she lied to her mother about the ... Read more...

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‘Victorian Fritzl’ pleads guilty to incest


December 18th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 18 (ANI): A Victorian man who fathered four children by his daughter has pleaded guilty to 13 charges including incest.The Victorian County Court heard the Gippsland man, aged in his ... Read more...

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Afghan elections will be challengin: British envoy


August 6th, 2009 - 2:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (DPA) The presidential elections in Afghanistan later this month will be "very challenging" but measures are in place to "mitigate" threatened disruption from Taliban forces, Britain's ambassador to ... Read more...

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Courts approve Nortel sale; Canada’s opposition says stop it


July 29th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 29 (IANS) Even as courts in Canada and the US Tuesday approved Ericsson's $1.13-billion bid last week to acquire the wireless business of Nortel, the 127-year-old Canadian corporate ... Read more...

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Muslim hate preacher Bakri makes a mockery of UK law


November 12th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Just days after Home Secretary Jacqui Smith announced tough new measures to name and shame foreign-based extremists barred from UK, Muslim hate preacher Omar Bakri Muhammad has ... Read more...

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Music teacher charged with nearly 400 sexual offences!


July 11th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 11 (ANI): A music teacher from Country Victoria has been charged with about 400 sexual offences, following accusations that he raped underage girls and filmed them to make sexually ... Read more...

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Dis chauffer took too many risks while driving


March 12th, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by admin
London, March 12 (ANI): Henri Paul, the man who drove Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed on the day of the fatal car crash in Paris in August 1997, took "too many ... Read more...

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Oz paparazzo supremo reveals Diana bomb threat


March 5th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by admin
London, March 5 (ANI): A bomb threat was sent to an Australian paparazzi king's London office days after Princess Diana died in the fatal car crash in Paris in August 1997, the ... Read more...

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Dis driver, Henri Paul was drunk and walking like a clown


December 21st, 2007 - 1:15 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Henri Paul, the man who drove Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed on the day of the fatal car crash in Paris ten years ago, was drunk and ... Read more...

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Di wanted to become a middle-class princess


December 19th, 2007 - 4:13 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 19 (ANI): Princess Diana dreamed of marrying heart surgeon Hasnat Khan and leading a 'middle-class life, the inquest into her death has heard.Lucia Flecha da Lima, Dianas close friend and ... Read more...

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Dodi was about to announce his engagement to Di: Jeweller


December 11th, 2007 - 12:40 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Dodi Al Fayed told a jeweller that he was planning to announce his engagement to Princess Diana, the inquest into the couples deaths has heard.Alberto Repossi said that ... Read more...

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Paparazzi ‘blitzed’ Diana moments before crash: Witness


November 14th, 2007 - 8:15 am ICT by admin
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Di’s last words were ‘Oh my God, oh my God’: Witness


November 14th, 2007 - 2:51 am ICT by admin
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‘Blocking vehicle’ tried to slow down Di’s Mercedes: Witness


November 14th, 2007 - 2:49 am ICT by admin
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