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Posts tagged "Crime" (Page 9)

Abducted NHA official recovered

NAWABSHAH: Project Director of National Highway Authority (NHA) Ghulam Shabbir Sheikh, who was abducted on Nov. 8, has been recovered by the police. Samaa reported that Sheikh, who was abducted from National Highway near Daulatpur when he was en route from Hyderabad to Khairpur Gumbat, has now been recovered by the police. Inspector General Sindh…

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November 19, 2014


Woman kills quarrelsome husband

In concert with two persons, a woman killed her husband in Rawalpindi. Police arrested three killers. Sadaquat Ali reports.

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October 20, 2014


Jennifer terms photo hacking a sex crime

NEW YORK: Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence, one of dozens of actresses, models and celebrities whose intimate images have been posted online, spoke about the photo hacking scandal for the first time on Tuesday, saying it is a crime and sexual violation. In an interview with Vanity Fair magazine, Lawrence, 24, said she was frightened after…

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October 7, 2014


Does a mother's love know murder?

Every time I get a scolding from my mother, my grandmother tells me, ‘there is no one in this world who can love you more than your mother; even her anger is an expression of her love for you.’It’s a universal truth. Nothing is more pure than a mother’s love. Or was. Because something has definitely…

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May 12, 2014


New Zealand to make match-fixing a crime

WELLINGTON: New Zealand said Monday it will make match-fixing a specific crime for the first time to ensure sport remains corruption-free as the country prepares to co-host next year's Cricket World Cup. Sports Minister Murray McCully said that in recent years some sporting codes had been targeted by international criminal syndicates “seeking to gain unfair…

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May 5, 2014


Accused Craigslist killer admits crime, claims 22 murders: paper

A woman charged with the murder of a man lured to a Pennsylvania rendezvous through the website Craigslist has admitted to the killing in an interview from jail, a local newspaper reported on Saturday.Miranda Barbour, 19, also said she had killed at least 22 people in different parts of the country, Sunbury, Pennsylvania's Daily Item…

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February 16, 2014


US says Sri Lanka refuses visa for official after war crime accusations

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka has refused a visa request for a U.S. State Department official, the U.S. Embassy said on Tuesday, after Washington signalled it would propose a U.N. resolution against the South Asian state over alleged war crimes.However, Sri Lanka's External Affairs Ministry said the embassy's statement “was not a correct representation of the facts”,…

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February 5, 2014


Shujaat proposes changing traitor with crime against state

Staff Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) head Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain on Tuesday proposed amendments in Article 6 of the Constitution. Hussain proposed that the word ‘traitor’ mentioned in Clause 1, 2 and 3 of Article 6 of the Constitution should be amended as ‘crime against state’. The PML-Q leader explained that the it gives…

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January 7, 2014


Denying Armenian “genocide” is no crime -European court

STRASBOURG: Denying that mass killings of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey in 1915 were genocide is not a criminal offence, the European Court of Justice ruled onTuesday in a case involving Switzerland. The court, which upholds the 47-nation European Convention on Human Rights, said a Swiss law against genocide denial violated the principle of freedom of…

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December 17, 2013


Batman's crime-ridden Gotham metropolis comes to Fox TV

LOS ANGELES: Batman's crime-ridden gritty fictional metropolis of Gotham City will be the focus of a new Fox drama, the latest comic book-inspired series to tap superheroes' ability to draw audiences to both film and TV.Fox described its new show “Gotham” as “the origin stories of Commissioner James Gordon and the villains that made Gotham…

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September 26, 2013


Iran's Rouhani calls Holocaust 'reprehensible' crime against Jews: CNN

UNITED NATIONS: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the Nazis committed a “reprehensible” crime against the Jewish people, when he was asked in a television interview whether he accepted that the Holocaust occurred. “I am not a historian and when it comes to speaking of the dimensions of the Holocaust it is the…

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September 25, 2013


Syria – A chemical crime, a complex reaction

PARIS/WASHINGTON: In early spring France's ambassador to the United Nations dined with a Russian colleague and discussed the crisis in Syria.Ambassador Gerard Araud told the Russian diplomat France was going to go public with proof from its intelligence services that Syria's government was using chemical weapons against its own people. The Russian diplomat laughed, according…

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September 17, 2013


CCPO vows anti-crime action across Karachi

Staff ReportKARACHI: Capital City Police Officer Karachi Shahid Hayat said operation will be carried out everywhere in the metropolis to capture the criminals whether in Lyari or Azizabad, SAMAA reported Saturday.Replying to a question regarding former MPA of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) Nadeem Hashmi, he said a joint investigation team has been constituted for the…

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September 13, 2013


Judge sentences Delhi rapists to die for “gruesome crime”

NEW DELHI: All four men convicted of raping and murdering a 23-year-old woman in Delhi were sentenced to death on Friday, nine months after a crime whose savagery triggered furious protests across India and rare national debate about violence against women.”Everybody got the death penalty,” defense lawyer A.P. Singh told reporters outside the Delhi courtroom,…

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September 13, 2013


Banned Amir backs calls to make match-fixing a crime

KARACHI: Pakistan's banned pace bowler Mohammad Amir has backed former India captain Rahul Dravid's call to make match fixing a criminal offence.Amir, who was jailed in England for corruption and is also serving a five-year ban for spot fixing during a test at Lord's in 2010, urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to review and…

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August 9, 2013


Make match-fixing a crime to deter culprits – Dravid

NEW DELHI: Fixing cricket matches must be made a criminal offence to strike fear into the hearts of potential offenders, according to former India skipper Rahul Dravid.A stylish batsman renowned for his impeccable integrity, Dravid has had the misfortune of captaining a Rajasthan Royals team embroiled in a major spot-fixing scandal that tainted this year's…

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August 7, 2013


Britain losing battle against internet crime, lawmakers say

LONDON: Britain is losing the battle against cyber crime and needs a new crack crime unit to fight the growing problem in cooperation with its global partners, particularly the European Union, a panel of lawmakers said in a report on Tuesday.The Home Affairs Committee, which scrutinizes the government's domestic policy, said the “state-of-the-art espionage response…

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July 30, 2013


Crime novel turns bestseller after JK Rowling revealed as author

LONDON: A detective novel secretly written by J.K. Rowling surged to the top of bestseller lists after the true identity of the author was revealed, embarrassing some publishers who had rejected the manuscript.Rowling, whose Harry Potter series made her Britain's best-selling author, posed as a retired military policeman called Robert Galbraith to write “The Cuckoo's…

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July 16, 2013


J.K. Rowling outed as writer of acclaimed crime novel

LONDON: Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling secretly posed as a retired military policeman to write a crime novel that has been hailed as one of the best debut detective stories in years.Rowling wrote “The Cuckoo's Calling” under the name Robert Galbraith and kept up the pretence that it was the work of a married father…

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July 14, 2013


Karachi: SP Crime Branch injured in gun attack

Staff ReportKARACHI: A senior police officer was critically injured on Friday when his vehicle was fired upon in Karachi’s Lines Area, SAMAA reported.Officials said the attackers in two vehicles chased after SP Crime Brach Maqsood Malik’s car when he left his office. The miscreants intercepted the car in Lines Area and fired shots on it,…

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July 12, 2013


Crime fighting goes global with TV series 'Crossing Lines'

NEW YORK: With exotic locations, an international cast and plots that involve tracking serial criminals across European borders, “Crossing Lines,” which debuts on U.S. television on Sunday, aims to set itself apart from other police dramas.The series, created by Ed Bernero, formerly of “Criminals Minds” and Rola Bauer, of Munich-based Tandem Communications, follows a small,…

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June 22, 2013

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