STOCKHOLM - Russia is the most likely place for a possible trial of those detained in connection with the missing Arctic Sea freighter, a Swedish expert on maritime law said Wednesday.
SCHWALMTAL - A 71-year-old pensioner faces murder charges following shootings late Tuesday in which three people were killed and a fourth wounded, German police said Wednesday.
NEW DELHI - The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued a notice to the Delhi government seeking information about the medical guidelines followed by all state-run hospitals for blood donation as a petitioner alleged “a racket in the trading of blood”.
NEW DELHI - Extradited gangster Abu Salem, facing charges of extortion, Wednesday told a city court that conducting his trial by video-conferencing was not fair and it would violate his extradition conditions.
NEW DELHI - The government Wednesday justified its stand on collecting airport development fee (ADF) from passengers departing from Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International airport and told the Delhi High Court that it was well within law.
NEW DELHI - Taking serious note of the insensitivity shown towards children living in juvenile homes, the Delhi High Court Wednesday constituted a four-member committee to look into their welfare.
NEW DELHI - The Supreme Court Wednesday stayed the scheduled hanging of a man, convicted of raping and killing his four-year-old daughter, at the Ambala Central jail in Haryana Friday.
ALIGARH - Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor Wednesday said Bollywood icon Shah Rukh Khan’s detention at a US airport raised real questions about US procedures.
NEW DELHI - Dalit and backward category students competing in the civil services exams on merit should be allowed to avail quota benefits to secure higher services and better cadres, the central government said in the Supreme Court Wednesday, opposing the Madras High Court’s March 2008 ruling, which had held to the contrary.
COLOMBO - The government relocated 16,000 Tamil refugees after floods hit their camps in northern Sri Lanka, state officials said Wednesday.