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  • Pakistan Punjab government challenges 26/11 mastermind Lakhvi's release in SC April 14, 2015

    Punjab: Pakistan Punjab government has challenged 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Lakhvi's release in the Supreme Court. It has sought that a fresh detention order be issued. The Islamabad High Court had on Monday set a two-month deadline for the trial court to conclude hearing in the 26/11 attack case. It had...
  • Pakistan: Islamabad HC sets 2 month deadline for 26/11 trial case April 13, 2015

    Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court has set a 2 month deadline for 26/11 trial, warning that it would accede to Pakistan government's plea to cancel the bail granted to LeT operations commander Zaki-ur-Rehman if it failed to do so. A two-member bench of IHC headed by Justice Noorul Haq Qureshi gave...
  • Fabindia top brass grilled: CEO says would regain Irani's trust April 10, 2015

    Panaji: The top brass of apparel retailer Fabindia was on Friday questioned by Goa Police in the CCTV camera case even as its CEO said the company would do everything possible to restore Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani's confidence in it as a customer. Goa Police's crime branch questioned seven top...
  • Convict Salman Khan for culpable homicide, demands prosecution April 10, 2015

    Mumbai: The prosecution in the Salman Khan trial on Thursday rested its case against the Bollywood actor, demanding he be convicted for culpable homicide not amounting to murder, which attracts a 10-year jail term. Public prosecutor Pradeep Gharat who concluded his final arguments before Additional Sessions Judge D.W. Deshpande, forcefully argued...
  • Goa a safe tourist spot, Fabindia case a rarity, says CM Laxmikant Parsekar April 7, 2015

    Panaji: Clarifying his earlier statement in the FabIndia voyerisum case that the placement of the camera was not intentional, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said that he said so because the cameras were not inside the trial rooms. "I was given to understand that the camera was not inside the...
  • Is there a hidden camera in your trial room? 4 ways to find out April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Shopping for clothes can have almost a therapeutic effect. You see a dress, fall in love with it, buy it after trying it and go home with a new swing in your step. But this experience can easily be marred by the hidden camera in the trial room...
  • More trouble for Fabindia, salesman at Kolhapur outlet arrested for filming woman in trial room April 6, 2015

    Kolhapur: More trouble seems to be brewing for Fabindia as a salesman at Kolhapur outlet has been arrested for allegedly shooting a video of a woman while she was in the changing room. According to the CCTV footage, the accused is clearly seen crouching near the trial room. The woman's husband...
  • Placement of CCTV camera outside trial room in Fabindia deliberate, say Goa Police sources April 5, 2015

    In an embarrassment for Fabindia, Goa Police sources claimed on Sunday that the placement of CCTV camera outside the trial room was deliberate. Sources added that CCTV camera was not placed according to the plan submitted by Fabindia. Fabindia is finding itself in a tough spot as a case was filed...
  • Goa: Fabindia intentionally focused camera towards the trial room, claims complaint April 4, 2015

    Panaji: After HRD minister Smriti Irani spotted a CCTV camera overlooking the changing room of a Fabindia store in Goa, the complaint registered claims that the management intentionally focused the camera at the changing room to capture images of those going inside to try on clothes. Four Fabindia employees including...
  • South African court rejects Oscar Pistorius's appeal March 13, 2015

    Pretoria: Star paralympian Oscar Pistorius had his murder conviction appeal struck off the roll on Friday. "Accordingly, the order that I give in this matter is to strike off the application," Judge Thokozile Masipa was quoted as saying by Xinhua. The application was "ridiculous" and had no precedent in South African law,...
  • Oscar Pistorius lawyers to challenge appeal ruling February 24, 2015

    South Africa: Oscar Pistorius' lawyers will challenge a judge's decision to allow an appeal against his negligent killing conviction by prosecutors, who want the Olympic runner convicted of murder. Lawyer Brian Webber said on Tuesday in a statement that Pistorius' defense team has applied for permission to argue against Judge Thokozile...
  • Uber rape case: Court to hear final arguments from Monday February 15, 2015

    New Delhi: The trial in the sensational Uber cab rape case which has witnessed several twists and turns would enter its final stage, with a Delhi court slated to commence hearing final arguments from Monday. The trial in the case, which came to light after the December 5 last year incident,...
  • Michael Jackson's family denied new trial in negligence case January 31, 2015

    Los Angeles: A California state appeals court on Friday denied Michael Jackson's family its latest attempt to reverse a jury's decision that cleared concert promoter AEG Live of negligence in the singer's death. The three-judge panel ruled that Jackson's mother and children did not have standing for a new trial after...
  • Arun Jaitley slams media, says media trials must be avoided in high profile cases January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday slammed the media for invading privacy of individuals and running media trials. The remarks assume significance as Congress MP Shashi Tharoor recently hit out at the media for being prosecutor, judge and jury in his wife Sunanda Pushkar death...
  • Uber cab rape case: Victim identifies driver in court January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: The woman executive allegedly raped by Uber taxi driver Shiv Kumar Yadav identified him as the rapist during the recording of her statement in the trial which began on Thursday, sources said. Testifying as a prosecution witness in the case, the victim told Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja that...
  • Pretoria judge allows prosecutors to appeal Pistorius verdict December 10, 2014

    Pretoria: A South African judge, on Wednesday, granted prosecutors the right to appeal against the acquittal of Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius from murder charges. Pistorius was jailed for five years in October for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The double-amputee athlete claimed in his defence that he accidentally shot Steenkamp thinking...
  • Oscar Pistorius appeal ruling delayed December 9, 2014

    Pretoria: A South African judge on Tuesday delayed a ruling on whether to allow the prosecution to appeal against Oscar Pistorius's five-year prison sentence for killing his girlfriend, saying she needed more time. After listening to arguments from the prosecution and the defence, judge Thokozile Masipa adjourned the hearing until tomorrow,...
  • Judge to rule on Oscar Pistorius appeal December 9, 2014

    Johannesburg: A South African judge will rule Tuesday on whether to grant a state appeal that would open the way for para-athlete Oscar Pistorius to serve more time behind bars for shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Prosecution lawyers applied for an appeal after Judge Thokozile Masipa in October sentenced the...
  • Verdict due in murder retrial of Egypt's Mubarak November 29, 2014

    Cairo: An Egyptian court is to deliver on Saturday its verdict in the murder retrial of former president Hosni Mubarak, almost four years after he was overthrown in a popular uprising. Mubarak, 86, is accused along with seven of his former police commanders of involvement in the killing of hundreds of...
  • Death penalty sought for Nigerian child bride for allegedly poisoning 35-year-old husband November 28, 2014

    Kano: The father of a 14-year-old child bride accused of murdering her husband said on Friday that he was appealing to a Nigerian court to spare his daughter the death sentence. Wasilat Tasi'u is on trial for the murder of her 35-year-old husband, Umar Sani, who died after eating food that...
  • Oscar Pistorius' lawyers oppose verdict, jail sentence appeal November 7, 2014

    Johannesburg: Oscar Pistorius' lawyers have formally opposed an appeal by the state against the South African athlete's culpable homicide verdict and five-year jail sentence handed down last month, prosecutors said on Friday. Pistorius was sentenced in the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after the state failed to convince judge...
  • South African prosecutors appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict and sentence November 4, 2014

    Johannesburg: The South African prosecution authority confirmed on Tuesday it would file an appeal against the culpable homicide verdict and five-year jail sentence handed down to paralympian Oscar Pistorius last month. Pistorius was absolved of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at the end of a seven-month trial after the...
  • New judge to resume Mumbai attacks trial on October 29 October 27, 2014

    Lahore: A new anti-terrorism court judge has been appointed to conduct the trial of seven Pakistani suspects in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks after seven of his predecessors were transferred, hampering speedy trial of the case. The case has now been transferred to Anti-Terrorism Court, Islamabad Judge Kausar Abbas Zaidi...
  • Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for culpable homicide October 21, 2014

    Oscar Pistorius was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by a South African judge who cited the "gross negligence" he showed when he shot her multiple times through a toilet cubicle door in his home. Judge Thokozile Masipa also sentenced the double-amputee Olympian to...
  • Oscar Pistorius to be sentenced on Tuesday for girlfriend's killing October 20, 2014

    A judge will pass sentence on athlete Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend after one of the most sensational murder trials in South Africa's history - and the decision could fuel controversy over the state of the country's justice system. The Olympic and Paralympic runner was convicted of culpable...
  • Brendon McCullum to testify in Cairns perjury trial October 18, 2014

    New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum says he will testify against former team-mate Chris Cairns in a perjury trial in London next year because he feels a duty "to protect the game." McCullum will be among as many as 12 leading cricketers who may be called to give evidence when the...
  • Oscar Pistorius 'can't get away with this', Steenkamp's cousin tells court October 16, 2014

    Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius needs to go to jail for the killing of his 29-year-old girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day last year, a cousin of the slain model told a South African court on Thursday. "I feel we need to send a message to society that you...
  • 'Steenkamp family ruined by Pistorius shooting' October 15, 2014

    Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius "ruined" Reeva Steenkamp's family when he shot her dead, her cousin told a sentencing hearing on Wednesday. The 27-year-old double amputee, who was one of the biggest names in world athletics, was last month convicted of culpable homicide, the equivalent of manslaughter, for killing Steenkamp,...
  • Oscar Pistorius faces sentencing over girlfriend's death after divisive trial October 12, 2014

    Pretoria: Disgraced South African track star Oscar Pistorius returns to court on Monday to find out whether he will serve a long stretch behind bars for the negligent killing of his model girlfriend, or walk out a free man. After a six-month, on-off trial that captivated South Africa, and millions more...
  • Iran suspends sentences for participants in 'Happy' video October 2, 2014

    Tehran: Iranian authorities have suspended for three years the tough sentences handed to seven Iranian youths who filmed a video dancing to Pharrell Williams' "Happy". The sentence, which included three years in jail, 91 lashes and a fine, will be definitively lifted if the group stays free from "intentional criminal activity",...