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Sri Lanka to protest British travel advisory


August 20th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka will protest a travel advisory issued by Britain that warns its citizens of an upsurge in nationalism and anti-Western rhetoric in the island nation, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Crime shows: Infotainment with responsibility (Entertainment Feature)


June 26th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Crime shows on the small screen have been under the scanner for giving the people all wrong ideas. But the makers of such shows claim their ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China vows to protect foreigners


April 21st, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) Police in China's Chongqing city, a major trade hub, have promised better protection to foreigners following the murder of a British national there."Neil Heywood's case is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Woman doctor stabbed in Beijing


April 13th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 13 (IANS) A woman doctor at a hospital in Beijing was Friday stabbed by a knife-wielding masked man, the second such incident in China within a month.The attack ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Congress targets Mayawati for highest crime rate


October 28th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Congress Friday attacked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for her "special kindness" as the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) 2010 report put the crime ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Diwali celebrated in Trinidad and Tobago


October 27th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Oct 27 (IANS) Diwali was celebrated in style in Trinidad and Tobago Wednesday with Hindus offering prayers, lighting earthen lamps and singing and danced to celebrate the festival in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

100,000 visit T&T; Diwali exposition


October 25th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Oct 25 (IANS) More than 100,000 people thronged an annual exposition over 10 days to celebrate Diwali in this Trinidad and Tobago capital.The exposition, called Diwali Nagar, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Britons appalled as criminals not deported: Indian-origin MP


September 8th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) The British public were "appalled" to see dangerous criminals, including rapists, hiding behind human rights plea and escaping deportation from Britain, Indian-origin MP Priti Patel has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Six policemen killed in Karachi attack


August 20th, 2011 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) At least six policemen were killed and 50 others were injured early Saturday when a police vehicle was attacked by militants in Pakistani port city of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

10 more killed in Karachi violence, toll now 59


August 19th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Ten more people were killed in overnight shootings and other crimes in Karachi, bringing the number of fatalities from the past three days of violence in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Three burglaries hit Britain every two minutes


July 16th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Nearly 745,000 break-ins took place in British houses in 2010 - meaning three burglaries every two minutes, a survey has found.The number was 94,000 more than ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Drug-related crimes rising in China


June 22nd, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) China is witnessing drug-related crimes turning commonplace on the mainland with a rising number of addicts resorting to robbery and other violent crimes for obtaining drugs, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

27 massacred in Guatemala


May 16th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, May 16 (IANS) Twenty seven people were killed over the weekend in drug-plagued northern Guatemala, Xinhua quoted police as saying.The mass killing, in which most of the 25 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China’s revised Criminal Law removes 13 crimes from death penalty list


February 26th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb.26 (ANI): Death penalty for thirteen economic crimes have been eliminated in China's revised Criminal Law.According to the eighth Amendment in the Criminal Law passed by the Standing Committee of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Victorian criminal records show female convicts got harsh punishments


February 25th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): The harsh punishments handed out to female convicts in Victorian times have been revealed through thousands of criminal records.Family history website, Ancestry.co.uk will for the first time publish ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oz doctor jailed for raping exotic dancer after she refused him sex


February 24th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 24 (ANI): A doctor in Adelaide, Australia, who became obsessed with an exotic dancer who refused him sex even after he wooed her with expensive gifts, has been jailed for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Youngstown Police Arrests The Suspects Of Frat House Shooting


February 7th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Youngstown State University witnessed the worst mishap early on Sunday, as an unexpected shooting led to the death of one student, Jamail E. Johnson, 25, and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Shooting At A Party In A Frat House In Ohio’s Youngstown Slays One Student; Two Male Suspects Arrested


February 7th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
February 7, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): From the moment in which the 911 call arrived, the police officers associated with Youngstown as well as the personnel connected to the Violent Crimes ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Two mn crimes go unreported every year in Britain


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Around two million offences in Britain every year are not even reported to police because people feel it is a "waste of time".Policemen also "screen out" half of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Illinois Likely To Terminate Death Penalty, Governor To Take Final Stand


January 12th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Illinois, Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Senate of Illinois opted for abolishing the death penalty in the state in a landmark poll on Tuesday. The vote was preceded by two ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Scientists discover gene that triggers violent anger


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a genetic mutation that could trigger violent anger under alcohol's influence. They sequenced the DNA of a number of impulsive volunteers and compared those ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Drunken rage could be in your genes


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): A new study may finally explain why some people transform from a pacific state to blind rage under the influence of alcohol.The researchers found that a single DNA ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

St.Louis Leads List Of ‘Most Dangerous Cities’ In America


November 27th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The CQ Press has finally released the list of the 'Most Dangerous Cities' in America and it looks like there are a few surprises in it. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Some urban trees may discourage ’shady’ behaviour


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): US researchers have revealed that certain types of city trees may help lower property and violent crime rates.The study, conducted by the researchers with the US Forest ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Khadr a ‘rock star’ in Guantanamo, psychiatrist testifies


October 27th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Oct. 27 (ANI): In powerful, sweeping testimony, a forensic psychiatrist has described Guantanamo Bay inmate Omar Khadr as a "rock star" at the US maintained detention camp.Michael Welner, who studied the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders Says to Legalize Pot


October 19th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a report from CNN the former Surgeon General of the United States, Joycelyn Elders shared her feelings on the legalization of marijuana, giving her support. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders Supports Pot Legalization


October 19th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former U.S. Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders, told Don Lemon of CNN on Sunday, that she supports the legalization of marijuana. Joycelyn Elders had served under Clinton's ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mixed-use neighbourhoods can reduce crime


September 22nd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): A new study suggests mixed-use neighbourhoods that combine residential and business development may help reduce some types of violent crime.According to researchers, the results were just as true ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Former IBM Exec Robert Moffat Sentenced to 6 Months, $50,000 Fines


September 14th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Robert Moffat spent 31 years working for IBM and is now facing six months in prison after he plead guilty in March, and admitted that he has given ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

India’s corrupt siphoned out $125 bn in eight years: Report (Lead)


September 14th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) More than $125 billion worth of funds meant for the uplift of Indians were illegally siphoned out of the country by corrupt politicians and corporates between ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rampant corruption siphoning out funds from India


September 14th, 2010 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) Even as India's economic growth continues, the poor continue to stay poor with rampant corruption siphoning out over $125 billion in illicit capital flight between 2000-2008, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Actor John Cusack Sparks Controversy With Satanic Death Center Tweet


September 6th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Sep 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Much acclaimed Hollywood actor John Cusack has found himself amidst a new controversy after the "Serendipity" star expressed her views about establishing an Islamic ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

The Oz prison that serves drugs, porn, pizza perks to inmates!


September 1st, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 1 (ANI): The Innisfail Work Camp prison has been closed after a former inmate revealed that prisoners are living a life of luxury.Roast chicken, pizza, drugs, pornography, shopping trips and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China removes 13 economic crimes from capital punishment list


August 24th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.24 (ANI): The National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee in China has reportedly dropped the death penalty for 13 economy-related non-violent crimes."The amendment focuses on limiting the death penalty by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to reduce death sentence offence-list


July 24th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) Chinese legislators are considering reducing the list of offences that carry capital punishment under the country's law, media reports said Saturday. A draft revision of criminal law will be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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