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Chennai, May 8 (IANS) Production and sale of gutka, pan masala and edible tobacco products has been banned in Tamil Nadu to prevent cancer, Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa announced in the assembly Wednesday.
Moscow, May 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow Arbitration Court has upheld a ban on Halloween-themed makeup tutorial video, which has been ruled by a state watchdog as "suicide promotion".
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) In the wake of the Saradha chit fund scam that has rocked West Bengal, the spate of distressed agents and operators of ponzi firms committing suicide continued, with yet another agent ending his life.
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) As the multi-crore-rupee Saradha chit fund scam rages on, the related loss of life continued in West Bengal with three more people linked to ponzi firms committing suicide, taking the death count to nine.
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) Celebrities in China will be punished for advertising unsafe food products in accordance with laws, a judicial official has said.
Panaji, May 2 (IANS) Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in Goa are "out of question" now, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Thursday, adding that over 38 lakh square metres of land given to seven SEZ promoters would be taken back.
London, Apr 25 (ANI): A 40-year-old Indian woman was kept prisoner for six months by the Obhrai family on their 2-million-pound estate in Middlesex.
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Wednesday ordered resident doctors in government hospitals across the state to call off their two-day strike immediately.
Brasilia, April 22 (IANS) A Brazilian judge has sentenced 23 police officers to 156 years in prison each for involvement in a notorious prison massacre in 1992.
Washington, Apr. 22 (ANI): Reese Witherspoon, who reportedly told the police officer arresting her for disorderly conduct, "do you know my name," did not utter those words, a source has said.
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Unable to bear the ignominy of seeing the youth who had allegedly raped his wife go free, a man in West Bengal's Hooghly district committed suicide, his family said. Police maintained there was no evidence against the accused.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti Friday spoke to External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid about the two Italian marines facing trial in India for killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast last year.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The external affairs ministry Wednesday said that "no formal decision has been taken" on which agency will be handed over the probe into the killing of two Indian fishermen allegedly by two Italian marines, amid reports that the National Investigation Agency has got the nod to do so.
New Delhi, Apr 2 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday withdrew the restraining order on Italian Ambassador to India Daniele Mancini, which it had imposed following Italy's decision to not send back two of its marines arrested in connection with the murder of the two Kerala fishermen.
London, Mar. 31 (ANI): Defeated Kenyan presidential candidate Raila Odinga has said he will seek peaceful ways to end a row over poll results, which gave a narrow first round victory to rival Uhuru Kenyatta.
On Board Air India One, Mar 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has declined to comment on the case of two Italian marines and the issue of delays in setting up a special court to try them on charges of killing two fishermen off the Kerala coast.
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister Ashwani Kumar on Friday said the Italian Government's decision to return the marines is a welcome development, and added that it has vindicated the Indian judicial system and India's diplomacy.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said that Italian ambassador Daniele Mancini will not leave India till further orders, and directed authorities to ensure compliance with its order of March 14.
New Delhi, Mar. 14 (ANI): The Indian Government is reported to be seeking the European Union's interventional support to resolve its row with Italy over the return of two marines to face trial for killing two fishermen off the Kerala coast in February 2012.
New Delhi, Mar 13 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked the Congress-led UPA Government to explain to the nation what actions it plans to take to ensure the return of the Italian marines to face trial in India.
New Delhi, Mar 13 (ANI): Faced with severe criticism after Italy refused to send back two marines accused of killing Indian fishermen, the Congress-led UPA Government may take a hard stand and expel Rome's envoy in New Delhi, Daniele Mancini.
Marrakech (Morocco), March 10 (IANS) FIFA president Sepp Blatter arrived here to take part in the 35th Confederation of African Football (CAF) Ordinary General Assembly.
Islamabad, Mar. 7 (ANI): Banned militant organisations, state's security institutions and political parties have been identified as the key elements responsible for attacks on media persons in Pakistan.
Moscow, Mar 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A leading Russian opposition blogger, who has been hounded by allegations of child abuse, has moved from Moscow to Prague but denied that the move has anything to do with the accusations.
London, Feb. 26 (ANI): Tamara Ecclestone's former fiance is facing the prospect of being jailed after being found guilty of blackmailing the socialite for 200,000 dollars.
In a major setback to around 2.1 million customers of MTS who holds the brand of Sistema Shyam TeleServices Ltd. (SSTL) that is going to shut down its operation in 10 circles within 30 days..................
London, Feb 19 (ANI): A former boyfriend of Tamara Ecclestone has denied reports that he tried to blackmail the Formula 1 heiress for 200,000 pounds.
After a decision from the Supreme Court, Telecom operator Uninor has closed its Mumbai operations from midnight on Saturday.
Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): Telecom operator Uninor closed its Mumbai operations from midnight on Saturday following a Supreme Court order, which said all the operators who did not win spectrum in the previous auctions should close down services immediately.
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Google is likely to be forced to remove offending posts on its Blogger website after a UK judge 'opened the door' for the search giant being required to monitor what users write.
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Makers of a film based on the life of India's most notorious bandit Veerappan have agreed to pay 2.5m rupees to his widow.
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Natasha Sivanandan, a 58-year-old Asian-origin woman, has won a 14-year-long court battle over sex and race discrimination after she was turned down for a post at a government-funded anti-racism group.
New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition to transfer December 16, 2012 gang-rape case to a place outside Delhi.
Los Angeles, Jan 26 (IANS) Model Liberty Ross has filed for divorce from director husband Rupert Sanders.
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): It seems to be over for Rupert Sanders and his wife Liberty Ross, as the 34-year-old actress filed for divorce from the director on Friday in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
Panaji, Jan 21 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Monday said that a former Congress chief minister and a cabinet minister were involved in illegal mining in the state and would soon be penalised .
St. Petersburg, Jan 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Seven children from Russia's St. Petersburg city are expected to reach the US by the end of February, despite a Russian ban on adoptions by US families, a top official said.
Washington, Jan. 18 (ANI): Colonel Gaddafi's son Saif al Islam has appeared in court in Libya for the first time since his capture more than a year ago.
New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): Two Italian sailors charged with killing two Indian fishermen lost their Supreme Court bid on Friday to be tried on home soil, a victory for New Delhi in a diplomatic tussle over jurisdiction that has strained ties between the two countries.
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) As the outcry for a speedy justice delivery system gains momentum in the wake of the Delhi gang-rape, President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday called for judicial reforms to take "centre-stage in the fast-transforming world".
New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram is likely to finalise the schedule for second round of spectrum auction here today.
New York, Jan. 4 (ANI): A police officer can't pull anyone over and make an arrest for showing them the middle finger, a US court declared on Thursday.
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) player of the year Syed Rahim Nabi said that his name should be considered for the Arjuna Award.
London, December 27 (ANI): A UK man has been jailed after police found a text message he sent two hours before trying to break into a house which read: 'I've told you 20 times - don't ring me when I'm out robbing'.
Moscow, Dec 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The lower house of the Russian parliament has given preliminary approval to legislation introducing a ban on NGOs involved in political activity in Russia and receiving funding or support from US citizens or US-based organisations, and those whose activities are seen as a threat to Russia's interests.
Dublin, Dec. 19 (ANI): The Irish Government has pledged to pass a law soon that will allow women to undergo abortions if pregnancy threatens their lives.
New Delhi, Dec 7 (ANI): The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram will meet here today to discuss roadmap for unsold telecom spectrum.
Cairo, Dec 3 (Xinhua-ANI): Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court suspended its work indefinitely on Sunday, following protests against the court.
Washington, Dec. 2 (ANI): Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi called on Saturday for a referendum in two weeks on a disputed draft constitution.
New Delhi, Nov 29 (ANI): The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram will meet here today.
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) Continuing his tirade against the Trinamool Congress, Singur legislator Rabindranath Bhattacharya Wednesday accused West Bengal's new Minister of State for Agriculture Becharam Manna of being close to a businessman who was against the party's anti?Nano car factory agitation.
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) Continuing his tirade against Trinamool Congress, Singur legislator Rabindranath Bhattacharya Wednesday accused West Bengal Minister of State for Agriculture Becharam Manna of being close to a businessman who was against the party's anti?Nano car factory agitation.
Kolkata, Nov 27 (IANS) Trinamool Congress cadres are engaged in extortion and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee knows about it, said a disgruntled West Bengal minister who played a key role in Banerjee's Singur agitation, days after he was shunted to a low key department.
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday said a panel would be constituted to check the sale of autorickshaws on the black market in the capital.
New Delhi, Nov.23 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday provided major relief to telecom companies by ordering the government to refund over Rs 400 crore that it had taken as penaly from the former for not meeting roll out obligations.
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The government Thursday told the Supreme Court that it had acted "fully in accordance" with its judgment on the auction of cancelled 2G licences.
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central government and the CBI on a public interest litigation that has sought cancellation of all coal blocks allocated to private companies and a SIT probe into the alleged scam.
Hooghly (West Bengal), Nov. 14 (ANI): Seven people have died from consumption of illicit liquor on Tuesday while eight others have been hospitalized in Hooghly district of West Bengal.
New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): The auction of 2G telecom spectrum resumed today at 9 a.m., even as the first day saw a subdued response.
Sydney, Nov (ANI): Google has paid 200,000 dollars in damages to a Melbourne man after he won a defamation case against the Internet search engine giant.
London, Nov. 4 (ANI): British counter-terrorism legislation is under threat from European judges in Strasbourg.
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Leaving behind a caste certificate row which almost cost him his parliamentary seat, Kerala MP Kodikunil Suresh joined the union ministry as minister of state for labour and employment Sunday.
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) James Bond films are a high-octane action ride with plenty of thrills and some chills. And Daniel Craig, the latest to play the unflappable, debonair 007, says he tries to blank his mind so "that the fear doesn't come in" but also gets a kick out of the cuts and bruises.
London, Oct 12 (IANS) A woman carer in Britain has been sentenced to jail for five years after she poured boiling water onto an elderly man and hit him on the head with a kettle when he refused to give her money for drugs.
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) A Delhi Court Thursday issued a production warrant against businessman Abhishek Verma for recording of evidence in a defamation case lodged by him against his American partner and another person.
Rome, Oct 11 (IANS) Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi Thursday said he was "astounded and disconcerted" by the Indian justice system's dithering over the case of two Italian anti-pirate Marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in February.
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Norway's Telenor and India-based Unitech have reached an agreement to amicably settle all disputes between the two parties.
Cairo, Oct. 11 (Xinhua-ANI): The drafting commission in the Egyptian Constituent Assembly has finished the first draft of the constitution except some articles to be worked out within a week, official news agency MENA reported on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) A special court here fixed Nov 21 for framing of charges against former Commonwealth (CWG) Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and others accused in a corruption case related to the preparations for the 2010 event held here, an official said.
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct.4 (ANI): The suspected key plotter of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks in 2008, Sayeed Zabiuddin Ansari, was sent to judicial custody till October 8.
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) A meeting of the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on the issue of one-time spectrum fee remained inconclusive Wednesday.
London, Oct 2 (IANS) Being overweight proved a blessing in disguise for a Briton who survived despite being stabbed 38 times by hoodlums.
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a petition that contended that the CAG was not mandated to go into policy decisions of the government and arrive at presumptive losses.
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Five sons of hate preacher Abu Hamza, who is fighting extradition to the US from Britain, have been convicted of serious offences ranging from bomb making to fraud and assaulting police, the Daily Mail reported Sunday.
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Justice Altmas Kabir, the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, was Saturday sworn in as the 39th Chief Justice of India.
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Clad in a modest white sari, 65-year-old Sarthi Majumdar, a widow who has lived in Vrindavan for 40 years now, says she is happy that there is now an ambulance service for women like her.
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton's topless pictures, first published in France's Closer magazine, have now appeared on the front cover of Italian magazine Chi.
Sydney, Sep 10(ANI): Ace American tennis player Andre Agassi was inducted into the US Open Court of Champions on Sunday before Serena William won the women's final.
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) Going against the grain of the Teachers Day spirit, the vice principal of a West Bengal school Wednesday caned seven students, causing head injuries to some of them. He was arrested, police said.
Sydney, Sept. 4 (ANI): A man said that it was a 'kick in the guts' after he was ordered to dig up his parents' graves following a split from his former wife in Australia.
--Indo-Asian News Service
New Delhi, Aug 24 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court's stay order on the 2006 land acquisition for setting up industry in Singur.
Washington, August 21 (ANI): A US watchdog group has said that implied nudity on television shows in the country had increased over 400 percent since the 2010 to 2011 season.
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 19 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced Sunday the extension of suspension against Mohamed Bin Hammam, amid corruption charges against its former president.
London, Aug 13 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy in Britain has admitted to having committed over 20 crimes, ranging from sexual assaults to stealing a model car, in just two months.
London, Aug. 13 (ANI): Britain has decided to drop the Contempt of Court Law, after the government's official law reform organisation termed it as being out-of-date.
Islamabad, Aug. 9 (ANI): Supreme Court Bar Association president Yasin Azad has said that disqualifying another prime minister is not in the interest of Pakistan, and the judiciary must consider other options on the NRO judgment.
Washington, August 8 (ANI): Eva Longoria has reportedly made an out of court settlement with a man whose car she ploughed into in 2010.
Los Angeles, Aug 8 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria has reportedly made an out of court settlement with Roman Gasparyan, who had filed a case against her for crashing her car into his vehicle in 2010.
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Liam Oliver-Christie, son of British Olympics hero Linford Christie, has been jailed for helping two cocaine dealers sell drugs from his home, the Daily Mail reported.
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Pakistan could do "without the headache of electing yet another short-term PM", said a leading daily Saturday.
London, Aug 4(ANI): Beleaguered UK security firm G4S is facing further embarrassment after it emerged that one of its guards had been charged with making a bomb threat at an Olympic venue.
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday upheld the Delhi High Court order reducing the prison sentence of Sanjeev Nanda, the main accused in the January 1999 BMW hit-and-run case in the national capital, from five years to two years. Six people were killed in the Jan 10, 1999 incident.
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Telecom service provider Uninor Wednesday said it will auction its business and assets to get maximum possible returns for its investors.
Berlin, July 26 (IANS) Germany's top court has ruled changes in the current election law, introduced last year by Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition, as unconstitutional.
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone India said Monday it was concerned about the liberalisation of spectrum recently announced by the Department of Telecom (DoT), as a liberalised regime was already in place since 1999.
Geneva, July 14 (ANI): The United Nations' decision to make Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir a member of its Human Rights Council after accusing him of genocide has outraged many rights activists, according to a report.
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Three people have been arrested for murder after the body of a mentally-ill woman was exhumed from a mental asylum's backyard in Dhaniakhali in West Bengal's Hooghly district, police said Thursday.
London, July 12 (ANI): Oscar Pistorius, also known as the 'blade runner' and 'the fastest man on no legs', is set to attract plenty of attention when he makes his debut at the London Olympics next month.
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) Pakistan's new contempt law "for all practical purposes provides immunity to top holders to flout court orders", said a daily, calling it a bid to save Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf from an "adverse order by the Supreme Court".