Nut rage defendant gets 1 year in jail in South Korea

The daughter of the Korean Air Lines chairman is sentenced to one year in prison for violationg an aviation law in a case that's become known as 'nut rage'. Last December, Heather Cho, unhappy that Feb 12, 2015

U.S. troops stage gunnery exercise in South Korea

U.S. forces conducted a gunnery exercise in South Korea on Thursday (February 12) in an exercise the military said was to maintain the readiness of its forces. About 600 soldiers from the U.S. Second Feb 12, 2015

Gujarat HC rejects Teesta Setalvad's anticipatory bail plea

Ahmedabad, Feb 12 (ANI): Activist Teesta Setalvad's anticipatory bail plea in connection with an embezzlement case was rejected by the Gujarat High Court on Thursday. Besides Setalwad, her husband Javed Anand, former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri's (who was killed in Gujarat during the 2002 riots) son Tanvir Jafri are accused of misappropriating funds. They are accused of misusing funds to the tune of Rs.1.51 crore. All the accused now face arrest. Denying any misuse of funds, Setalwad had blamed political motives behind the case, say reports. Feb 12, 2015

At least 3 dead in offshore explosion near Brazil

At least three people are dead and 10 others injured after an explosion on an offshore oil and natural gas platform operated by Petrobras off the coast of Brazil. Officials say the death toll is Feb 12, 2015

Security tightens in Ramlila grounds ahead of AAP Chief's swearing-in ceremony

New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): Delhi Police Commissioner Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Thursday said that security arrangement have been made ahead of AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal's swearing-in ceremony which is to be held in the Ramlila grounds on February 14. He added that security personnel will be deployed on February 14 so that people who will be attending the ceremony will not have to face any problems. Kejriwal's party, AAP, made a clean sweep of the Delhi assembly polls, winning 67 of the 70 seats on offer and decimated rivals BJP and Congress. Feb 12, 2015

Sunanda murder probe: SIT questions Tharoor again

New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): Congress leader and former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor is presently being questioned for the second time in connection with his wife, Sunanda Pushkar's murder. The interrogation round is underway at the SIT office in south Delhi's Vasant Vihar area. Tharoor's domestic help, Narain Singh, is also likely to be questioned by the SIT today. Last week, Sunanda Pushkar's son, Shiv Menon, was also interrogated by the Special Investigation Team (SIT). Last month, Tharoor was interrogated at the Vasant Vihar police station in South Delhi. The police had earlier in January said that based on available evidence, Sunanda Pushkar, 51, was poisoned. A case of murder was registered on January 6. Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in the five-star Leela Hotel in Delhi on January 17, 2014. Feb 12, 2015

Himachal Pradesh gets crime tracking system for effective policing

Shimla, Feb 12 (ANI): For effective and advanced policing system, a Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) was launched in Himachal Pradesh. The pilot project would not only help in data sharing with other states and countries, it would offer people-friendly services also like registering a complaint. Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh launched the project in capital Shimla city. Around rupees 19 crore has been spent on this project and rupees 2200 is being incurred for it in the national level. Registering First Information Reports (FIRs) and getting a status report online will be new service available to the citizens. Feb 12, 2015