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New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has issued notice to central and state government on a PIL seking quashing of contract given to a private company to manufacture high security registration plates (HSRP) on grounds they are defective.
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Tuesday allowed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to investigate alleged money laundering by the controversial Saradha Group.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Kobe Bryant, who is involved in a court battle with his mother to keep her from auctioning off mementoes from his high school days and early professional basketball career, has claimed in a court filing that he never gave his mum permission to sell off his stuff.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) UPA II battled a crisis Tuesday after the Supreme Court censured the Manmohan Singh government for meddling in the CBI investigation into coal block allocations, setting the stage for more paralysing fireworks in parliament.
Madrid, April 30 (IANS/EFE) Alfredo Saenz has resigned as CEO and vice chairman of Spain's Grupo Santander, the largest financial institution in the euro zone.
Cairo, April 28 (IANS) The Cairo Criminal Court Sunday refused an appeal by former president Hosni Mubarak and decided to keep him in prison pending investigations in a case related to illicit gains, state media reported.
Amid the much hue and cry by the opposition parties about the meeting, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha has defended the meeting with Minister of State for Personnel V. Narayanasamy the day before. He has asserted that asserting he would meet whoever he felt the need to.
Ghaziabad, April 26 (IANS) CBI Director Ranjit Sinha Friday defended his meeting with Minister of State for Personnel V. Narayanasamy the day before, asserting he would meet whoever he felt the need to.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) CBI Director Ranjit Singh's reported visit to Minister of State for Personnel V. Narayanasamy's residence a day before the agency filed Friday affidavit in the Supreme Court on the coal block allocations has kicked up a political storm.
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Golos Association, an independent election monitoring NGO in Russia, will probably have to close down, its director said Thursday after the organisation was fined 300,000 rubles (around $10,000) for failing to register as a "foreign agent".
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Golos Association, a non-government organisation which monitors elections and campaigns for voters' rights, has refused to register itself as a "foreign agent" as required by a new NGOs law.
New York, April 25 (IANS) The Human Rights Watch said Thursday that a senior Commonwealth advisory group should recommend the organisation shift the venue of its November 2013 Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) from Sri Lanka.
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) A Pakistani court Wednesday rejected the bail plea of former president Pervez Musharraf in the 2007 assassination case of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, prosecutors said.
Islamabad, Apr 23 (ANI): Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf's counsel Ahmed Raza Kasuri has said that his client had no faith in the Supreme Court bench hearing the treason case.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday extended by one month the term of the one-man committee set up to look into allegations that US retail giant Walmart violated Indian regulations by indulging in lobbying activities to gain entry to the country.
Karachi, Apr 18 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has said that he is hoping to resume his career in little more than two years, although he has accepted that he will now have to serve the rest of his ICC ban after his appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) was rejected.
Cairo, April 15 (IANS) An Egyptian court Monday ordered to grant parole to former president Hosni Mubarak in the case of killing protesters during the 2011 turmoil, but kept him in custody pending investigations in other cases.
Chennai, April 15 (IANS) The DMK-backed Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO) Monday decided to approach the supreme court to cancel the 1974 agreement between India and Sri Lanka and also declare the islet Katchatheevu as part of India.
Colombo, April 10 (IANS) A Sri Lankan army court of inquiry has, in a new report, cleared the military over allegations of targeting civilians in the final stages of the country's civil war, the army said Wednesday.
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Monday summoned former president Pervez Musharraf in a treason case against him and directed authorities to ensure that he does not leave the country, a media report said.
Yangon, April 6 (IANS) Myanmar will host the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group III and IV ties here later this month.
London, April 5 (IANS) A murderer has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after being caught on CCTV carrying his victim's body in a suitcase.
New Delhi, Apr. 5 (ANI): Italian Deputy Foreign Minister Staffan de Mistura met External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid here on Friday to discuss developments in the case related to the marines following the lifting of the restrictions on the Italian envoy by the Supreme Court.
Washington, April 1 (IANS) America's top court is expected to rule on same-sex marriage in mid-June, but going by the growing tide of support for it, gays and lesbians have already won half the battle.
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Friday said the government might appeal to the Supreme Court if the special court set up to try the Italian marines facing trial for killing two Indian fishermen rejects Indian jurisdiction in the matter.
Sydney, Mar 28 (ANI): Oscar Pistorius' elder brother has pleaded not guilty to culpable homicide or negligent killing for the 2008 death of a female motorcyclist in South Africa.
Islamabad, Mar. 28 (ANI): The Supreme Court of Pakistan has refused to take direct action against former president Pervez Musharraf over Dr Mubashir Hassan's plea seeking his disqualification from the upcoming elections. The petitioner has argued that Musharraf violated the constitution on November 3, 2007, by imposing emergency in the country, reports the Daily Times.
Washington, March 27 (IANS) The US Supreme Court began a historic hearing on whether marriage is only between a man and a woman or whether gay and lesbian couples too could tie the knot, with little indication of the outcome.
Washington, Mar. 26 (ANI): Ohioans have switched sides on the same-sex marriage debate, nine years after banning gay and lesbian nuptials, a new poll has found.
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday confirmed the death sentence of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case and commuted the death sentence of 10 others.
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh warned Italy Wednesday of "consequences" in bilateral ties if its two marines accused of killing two Indians don't return to face the Indian law.
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) Pakistan's election commission has "finally shown some teeth" after politicians did everything in their power to thwart its ambitions, said a Pakistani daily Wednesday.
Moscow, March 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuela will hold a presidential election to elect a successor to late Hugo Chavez April 14, the country's electoral council said following an extraordinary meeting.
Cairo, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's Appeals Court has set April 13 as the date for a re-trial of ousted president Hosni Mubarak.
Pretoria, Feb 21 (IANS) The investigator in paralympian Oscar Pistorius' murder case, Hilton Botha faces charges of attempted murder, the Pretoria Magistrate's Court heard Thursday.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Ministry of Water Resources has notified the final award of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT) in an official gazette in accordance with the directions of the Supreme Court, a ministry release said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Feb. 18 (ANI): An all party delegation from Karnataka, led by Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar on Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and urged the government not to notify the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT)'s final award.
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday stayed till Wednesday the execution of death sentence of the four aides of sandalwood smuggler Veerappan, whose mercy petition was rejected Feb 12.
Google map and hand held pinpointing device Global Positioning System (GPS) have flaws when it comes to monitoring illegal mining and encroachment of forest land by mining companies, the Goa government has told the Supreme Court..................
London, Feb. 15 (ANI): A drunken man from Devon was spotted "pressing" himself against an ambulance before he simulated a sex act on the emergency vehicle's bonnet.
Panaji, Feb 13 (IANS) A Goa court Wednesday issued notice to investigators in a minor schoolgirl's rape to explain why the school's headmistress, class teacher and a head clerk should not be charged for destroying evidence.
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Authorities in Switzerland have informed Pakistan that they cannot reopen on legal grounds the corruption cases amounting to $60 million against Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, media reports said Sunday.
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Swiss authorities have said they cannot reopen corruption cases against Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, Geo News reported Sunday.
Islamabad, Feb. 8 (ANI): Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has decided to defend himself before the commission constituted by the Supreme Court of Pakistan to probe the 2007 Lal Masjid operation.
New Delhi, Feb. 7 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a order entitling slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri's wife Zakia Jafri to obtain the entire probe report submitted by Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the 2002 Gulberg Society riots case.
Houston, Jan 29 (IANS) A Texas woman convicted of killing and robbing her neighbour will be executed by lethal injection Tuesday, the first woman to be put to death in the US since 2010, a media report said.
Panaji, Jan 28 (IANS) The Goa government is working on a financial package for people in the state's mining belt who have lost jobs or ancillary businesses following the ban on iron ore mining, Governor Bharat Vir Wanchoo announced Monday.
Lausanne (Switzerland), Jan 23 (IANS/CMC) Former president of the Dominica Football Association (DFA) Patrick John has dropped his appeal against a two-year FIFA ban in the bribery case involving Mohamed Bin Hammam.
Washington, Jan. 23 (ANI): A majority of Americans have said the Supreme Court should not overturn its landmark decision establishing abortion rights, a new poll has found.
London, January 21 (ANI): Couples argue more about cleaning, cooking and washing up than anything else except money, according to a survey.
Islamabad, Jan. 21 (ANI): Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has unveiled a plan for his party to contest elections from constituencies in all four provinces, including Dera Bugti in Balochistan.
London, Jan. 19 (ANI): A 'total fantasist' who posted gruesome videos on Facebook of al-Qaeda operatives beheading captives has been jailed for five years in Britain.
Sydney, Jan. 11 (ANI): Lawyers in the case of Indian-origin surgeon Dr. Jayant Patel, accused of the man slaughter of three patients in Australia, are in 'a race against time to tie up all legal loose ends' before his trial next month.
London, Jan 7 (IANS) An Asian-origin woman who beat her son to death for failing to learn by heart parts of the Koran has been jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 17 years.
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has backed calls by people in Syria for President Bashar al-Assad to be tried for war crimes.
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'.
London, Dec. 18 (ANI): Hollyoaks' actor Simon Morris, who claimed that he did not know that he was having sex with a 15-year-old girl as he suffered from the sleep disorder "sexsomnia," has been charged with rape.
Cairo, Dec. 18 (Xinhua-ANI): Egypt's newly-appointed prosecutor general, Talat Ibrahim Abdullah, submitted his resignation to the head of Supreme Council of Justice on Monday, state TV reported.
London, Dec 17 (IANS) A 58-year-old man in Britain has been sentenced to nine years in prison for stabbing his ex-girlfriend in the neck with a screwdriver outside her daughter's primary school.
Kochi, Dec 16 (ANI): Italian Defence Minister Giampaolo Di Paola arrived here last night to meet the two marines who are facing criminal trial in a Kerala court in connection with the shooting to death of two Indian fishermen off the state's coast in February.
Panaji, Dec 11 (IANS) Journalists in Goa have denounced the burning of newspaper clippings by a group representing people who have been affected by ban on mining for reporting the findings of a Supreme Court appointed committee on illegal mining in the state.
Manama, Dec. 6 (ANI): A nun who had accused a man of rape and then confessed to having consensual sex with him, has now agreed to marry him and will embrace Islamic religion, saving herself from serving a jail term.
Hyderabad, Dec 4 (IANS) A court in Norway Tuesday sent to jail an Indian couple on charges of child abuse, shocking their family members, who termed the judgment one-sided.
Jerusalem, Dec 3 (IANS) In a historical verdict, an Israeli court has allowed a gay couple to divorce, media reports said.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): The Supreme Court will today hear the Tamil Nadu government's petition for immediate release of the water of River Cauvery from Karnataka.
Washington, Dec. 2 (ANI): Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi called on Saturday for a referendum in two weeks on a disputed draft constitution.
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 30 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) will formally decide next year who takes over from the disgraced Mohamed Bin Hammam as its president, the Asian football governing body said.
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 29 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) will formally decide who takes over from Mohamed Bin Hammam as its president next year, the Asian football governing body said Thursday.
Bangalore, Nov 29 (IANS) Talks between chief ministers of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu on sharing of the Cauvery river water failed Thursday, as Karnataka declined to release any more water due to depleting levels in its drought?hit reservoirs.
Los Angeles, Nov 26 (IANS) "The Big Bang Theory" actor Kunal Nayyar is reportedly facing legal action from his previous talent agency over allegations that he failed to pay the commission amount.
Washington, Nov.15 (ANI): Colombia's laws on violence against women are not adequately protecting victims displaced by the armed conflict, the New York-based Human Rights Watch has said in a new 101-page report released this week.
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.
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) The Pakistani government Thursday slashed its CNG price by Rs.30.90 despite opposition from gas station owners.
Sydney, Oct. 24 (ANI): A 21-year-old Australian man has admitted to the murder of Indian student, Tosha Thakkar, whose body was found stuffed inside a suitcase last year.
Islamabad, Oct. 22 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has raised serious reservations regarding the credibility of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), which was directed by the Pakistan Supreme Court to initiate a probe over the distribution of cash handouts amongst politicians to influence the 1990 election results, and has demanded that an independent commission be set up to investigate the case.
Panaji, Oct 18 (IANS) Owners of over 200 iron ore-ferrying river barges in Goa have sought sops from the union government following a Supreme Court ban on iron ore mining.
London, Oct 18 (ANI): A British man has used social networking giant Facebook to track down a man who allegedly raped his wife as a schoolgirl ten years ago, a court has heard.
London, Oct 14 (IANS) At least three teenaged Nigerian orphan girls were brought to Britain by a trafficker and forced into prostitution and sold like slaves after being subjected to witchcraft rituals, a court has heard.
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.
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 12(ANI): A plea by four male Muslims that called for a review of an Islamic law prohibiting men from dressing like women has been rejected by a Malaysian High Court on Thursday.
Washington, Oct. 11 (Xinhua-ANI): U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, whose campaign was rejuvenated by his stellar debate performance, was in hot water Wednesday over his comments on abortion and a former Navy SEAL killed in militants' attack on U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on Spectrum, headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram, is likely to decide on the issue of on one-time spectrum fee in its meeting today.
London, October 6 (ANI): Louise Court, the editor of Cosmopolitan, has defended her decision to publish a topless picture of el B along with her husband Stephen Belafonte in a bid to create awareness about breast cancer among young women.
Sydney, Oct 1 (IANS) A former Australian TV personality has been sentenced to 10 months in jail for watching child pornography.
Islamabad, Sep 29 (ANI): As Baloch Nationalist Party leader (BNP) Sardar Akhtar Mengal laid down his 6-point plan in the Pakistan Supreme Court as a precondition to hold talks with the government, his words indicated just how deep the idea of 'Baloch autonomy', along with a possible option of separation from the nation, has sunk into the Baloch psyche, an editorial in a Pakistani daily has said.
New Delhi, Sep 28 (ANI): Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court's opinion on 2G Presidential reference, saying that the apex court's opinion has vindicated the government's stand.
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday issued a notice to the central government on a petition seeking the quashing of the appointment of U.K. Sinha as the chief of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Britain-based telecom service provider Vodafone Thursday said it could pay taxes amounting to around Rs.8,000 crore to the Indian government if the interest and penalty are waived.
Islamabad, Sept. 19 (ANI): Pakistan Attorney General Irfan Qadir has said the Supreme Court has accepted the constitutional clause granting immunity to the president, and added that the government would also refer to the president's immunity in the letter to the Swiss authorities.
New York, Sep. 18 (ANI): The Nepali government should immediately suspend the promotion of Kuber Singh Rana to the rank of Nepal's Inspector General of Police due to his alleged involvement in human rights abuses, until the investigation and any subsequent prosecution into his involvement has been fully and finally concluded, Human Rights Watch and the International Commission of Jurists said today.
Islamabad, Sept. 18 (ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court has granted immunity to Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf from court appearances and directed him to submit a draft of the Swiss letter by September 25 in the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) implementation case.
Islamabad, Sept. 17 (ANI): The Supreme Court has directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulation Authority (PEMRA) and the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) to block blasphemous content on social media websites.
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's younger brother, Mason Mayer, who was charged with domestic violence by a former girlfriend of his, was placed on probation for three years, after he pleaded guilty to the charges.
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu will petition the Supreme Court to immediately take up its case against the gifting of Katchatheevu island by India to Sri Lanka, according to Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) American tennis great Andre Agassi, a two-time US Open champion, was inducted into the US Open Court of Champions that celebrates the legacy of the greatest singles champions in the history of the US Open.
London, Sept 4 (ANI): Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks, who is facing charges linked to phone-hacking at the now defunct British tabloid News of the World (NOTW), has been released on bail.
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday reserved its order on a student's plea seeking the quashing of Delhi University guidelines for a mandatory fitness test to seek admission under the sports quota, even for indoor games like chess.
London, Sept 3 (ANI): Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks is to appear in court to face charges linked to phone-hacking at the now defunct British tabloid News of the World (NOTW).
London, September 2 (ANI): Britney Spears' former manager Sam Lutfi, who sued the pop star in 2009 claiming breach of contract and defamation, is now trying to force her to testify at the upcoming hearing on the basis of her turn on the TV talent show 'X Factor USA.'
Lahore, Aug. 31 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Aitzaz Ahsan has said the government would never write to the Swiss authorities asking to reopen graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari.