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Amanda Knox Trial Ends in Italy, Finally Declared Not Guilty

Amanda Knox, an American girl under trial in Italy, was finally relieved from the case after several ups and down in the case that would rival the O.J. Simpson murder trial. Amanda Knox and her Italian boyfriend were arrested eight years ago, on charges of killing a British exchange student Meredith Kercher in their apartment floor in Perugia, Italy. They ...

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Texas Jury Awards $60 Million to Victims in Oil & Gas Fraud Case

A Texas jury has awarded more than $60 million to two groups of oil and gas investors who were de3nied profits  from oil and gas production leases covering thousands of acres in West Texas. The Aug. 19 verdict includes more than $28 million awarded to Lowry Hunt of Mansfield’s L.W. Hunt Resources and Richard Raughton of Fort Worth, and is ...

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‘ABCD 2’ Movie Reviews Roundup: Worth Seeing Once!

Remo D’souza’s directorial “AnyBody Can Dance 2”, released today, Friday June 19 all over the country, did not make a high decible noise eithe in favour or against the movie that features Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor, Prabhudeva, Lauren Gottlieb and dancers from Dharmesh to Punit Pathak from ‘Dance India Dance’ fame. The story is about the real life struggle of ...

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Maggi Moves Bombay High Court, What to Expect in Hearing Today

Maggi Noodles maker Nestle has moved the Mombay High Court seeking redressal against the ban imposed by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India’s (FSSAI), though simultaneously it is recalling all its varieties of Maggi noodles from the market. The FSSAI ban has spread to Nepal, UK and even the US to consider the feasibility of ban while Singapore ...

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Jayalalithaa to be Sworn-in Tomorrow as Tamil Nadu CM Again

AIADMK leader J. Jayalalithaa will return as Tamil Nadu chief minister once again with the oath taking ceremony scheduled to be held in Chennai at 11 am on Saturday, May 23, 2015, eight months after she quit following her conviction in a Bangalore court over unaccounted assets. Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah will administer the oath tomorrow at the Centenary ...

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 SC verdict on government ads to go long way to curb personality cult

  In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has prohibited government advertisements with ministers and other politicl leaders, indirectly promoting them that leads to promotion of a personality cult. The apex court, however, permitted the use of photographs of the president, prime minister, Chief Justice of India and departed leaders, and of course, Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi. The ...

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Salman Khan Convicted in Hit & Run Case, Sentence Day After Tomorrow, What Next?

Bollywood actor Salman Khan has been found guilty in the 2002 hit-and-run case as scheduled today and the terms of punishment will be pronounced on Thursday. Additional Sessions Judge D.W. Deshpande, in his judgment, said “all charges have been proved against the actor”. “You were driving the car, without a licence and you were under the influence of alcohol,” the ...

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What Happened Since Salman Khan’s 2002 Hit and Run Accident

It’s curtains down on Salman Khan with the final verdict on May 6 in the 13-year-old hit-and-run case involving Bollywood actor Salman Khan, in which one person was killed and four injured. The announcement was made today, Tuesday, a day after the prosecution, led by special public prosecutor Pradeep Gharat, and the defence team led by Shrikant Shivade completed their ...

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Flash News: Ramalinga Raju, 9 others found guilty in Satyam case

A special CBI court on Thursday found B. Ramalinga Raju, his brother Rama Raju and eight others guilty in the multi-crore Satyam scam. Ramalinga Raju, the Satyam Computer Services Limited’s founder and former chairman, and his brother were found guilty of criminal breach of trust, a CBI lawyer said. Eight others were declared guilty of criminal conspiracy in the country’s ...

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Dragon Blade’ Movie Review : An epic Chinese drama, lost in translation

By Troy Ribeiro Film: “Dragon Blade”; Cast: Jackie Chan, John Cusack, Adrian Brody, Joey Jozef, Lin Peng, Mika Wang, William Feng Shaofeng, Lorie Pester and Sharni Vinson; Director: Daniel Lee; Rating: **     With fine costumes, brilliant background score that has a mix of Oriental and Arabic music, good cinematography and razor-fine edits, “Dragon Blade” glitters in its high ...

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Australian Radio DJs’ on Kate Middleton hoax Found Guilty

Australian high court has ruled that the two radio DJs violated the law when they called an Indian nurse at a hospital that was caring for Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge. The Indian-born nurse Jacintha Saldana, 46, committed suicide three days later owing to the uproar for answering the prank call from Australia. The prank-call DJs are Mel Greig ...

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Delhi Verdict: How exit polls got it wrong still

The exit polls predicted AAP victory but still they were way off the mark in the Delhi assembly election, with trends Tuesday indicating that the AAP has swept through the national capital and was set to win about 60 seats, not 38 or 40 as they did. To their credit, exit polls did show Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party ...

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Delhi Poll Verdict: BJP Watches with Crossed Fingers as AAP Upbeat

New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The stage is set for counting in the Delhi assembly polls Tuesday with the poll panel having made all necessary arrangements and candidates anxiously awaiting the outcome of the fiercely-contested election that has national ramifications. The mood is upbeat in Aam Aadmi Party with the exit polls saying that it will win the polls to ...

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Prosecution appeal against Pistorius verdict accepted, case moves to Supreme Court

The Pretoria High Court judge who sentenced South African athlete Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend accepted on Wednesday an appeal submitted by the prosecution against the verdict. Judge Thokozile Masipa asked the Supreme Court of Appeals in Bloemfontein to assess whether she was mistaken in determining that Pistorius did not intentionally shoot his girlfriend, ...

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Salman Khan Final Court Hearing: SC Reserves Verdict, On Footsteps of Sanjay Dutt ?

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on the Rajasthan government’s appeal challenging a state high court order staying the conviction of film star Salman Khan so that he could travel to Britain for a film engagement. An apex court bench of Justice S.J. Mukhopadhyay and Justice A.K. Goel reserved its order, saying that Salman Khan’s conviction could not ...

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Kerala High Court Upholds Liquor Ban, What Next?

In another blow to the bar owners and brewing firms in Kerala, the high court on Thursday upheld the UDF government’s decision to shut down bars, except five-star hotels and government-owned retail stores (Bevcos) in the state. In his verdict, Justice K Surendra Mohan pronounced the verdict after around 80 petitions were filed by owners of bar hotels in the ...

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