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Assange jailed for 50 weeks for jumping bail in UK

Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange was on Wednesday sentenced to 50 weeks in jail by a United Kingdom court for breaching his bail conditions. The 47-year-old had been found guilty of breaching......

UK Maoist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan jailed for 23 years for raping followers

Aravindan Balakrishnan, a 75-year-old Indian-origin man who ran a secretive extremist Maoist cult in London, was on Friday sentenced to 23 years in jail by a UK court for a string of sexual......

Indian-origin Maoist cult leader found guilty of rape in UK

A 75-year-old Indian-origin Maoist cult leader was on Friday found guilty of rape, child cruelty and falsely imprisoning his daughter for 30 years by a British court. Aravindan Balakrishnan......

UK Maoist cult leader raped followers, kept daughter locked up for 30 years

 A 75-year-old Indian-origin Maoist revolutionary leader in the UK charged with modern day slavery, sexual assault and imprisonment of his own daughter will appear in a court this week.......

Sikh man jailed for attack on Lt Gen Brar in UK

A 26-year-old Sikh man was on Friday jailed for 10 years in London for making an attempt on the life of Lt Gen (retd) Kuldip Singh Brar, who led the 1984 Operation Bluestar to flush out extremists......

UK scam: 6 Asians guilty of insider trading

Six British Asians have been convicted of offences relating to insider dealing ring that made a profit of over 730 million pounds between 2006 and 2008 after a four-and-a-half month trial at the......

UK fraud: Indian-origin HSBC staff jailed

An NRI bank clerk was sentenced to nine years in prison for trying to defraud his employer HSBC with a sum of about 72 million pounds ($141 million), in 'one of the biggest frauds of its kind'.......

UK: Rastogi, 2 others get 25 years in jail

Three Indian-origin businessmen who swindled banks in Britain and the United States of more than 300 million pounds by pretending to run a worldwide metal trading empire have been sentenced to......

UK secretary guilty of 4.5 million fraud

A British court has convicted Joyti De-Laurey, a secretary at Goldman Sachs in London, after it found the Indo-British woman guilty of stealing about 4.5 million (about Rs 36 crore) from her......

Fixing: Did ICC's Anti-Corruption Unit shield McCullum?

The head of International Cricket Council's Anti-Corruption Unit has categorically rejected suggestions it struck a deal to protect New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum from punishment for not......

Cairns trial: 'It's time to move on and focus on cricket'

McCullum 'comfortable' with Cairns trial evidence IMAGE: In older, happier times: Brendon McCullum, right, watches Chris Cairns as he examines a cricket ball. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images......

NZ Cricket back McCullum but Cairns calls him 'sad'

‘Brendon is an employee of ours, so we've got a duty of care around him that makes sure he's in a safe working environment and free of harassment and all that humiliation stuff’......

Cairns cleared by UK court after perjury trial 'Hell'

IMAGE: ‘It's been Hell for the last five or so years, and in particular the last couple of years,’ Chris Cairns said outside court. Former New Zealand cricket captain Chris Cairns was......

Cairns in limbo as perjury trial heads into ninth week

IMAGE: Chris Cairns of New Zealand looks on. Photograph: Nick Laham/Getty Images Former New Zealand captain Chris Cairns must wait until Monday at the earliest to learn the result......

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