Breeding Mosquitoes Soon to be a Criminal Offence
With the rapid increase in the number of dengue cases in the national capital civic authorities are considering more strict measures to check the menace//, including prosecuting people who cause mosquitoes to breed at their homes.
N.K. Yadav, deputy municipal health officer of Delhi said, "Las...
Goldshield Wins SFO Case - Interview With Chairman and CEO
...the application of
the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) to amend its indictment of Goldshield Group
Plc and two of its former directors (and others) for the offence
conspiracy to defraud the Department of Health in relation to allegations
of anti-competitive conduct between 1996 and 1999. Mr. Justice Pitchford
Sex offenders register provides limited protection for children
...y of men alleged to have directly sexually abused a child are still avoiding prosecution. Currently only one in 10 men alleged to have committed a sex offence
with a child is on the Sex Offenders Register. This, says Professor Kevin Browne, is leaving vulnerable children open to unmonitored paedophile preda...
Female sex offenders often have mental problems
...omen suspected or convicted of sexual offences should undergo routine psychiatric examination, something which, at present, is not done.
By sexual offence
in this study is meant rape, non-consensual sex, sexual abuse and sexual molestation. The group has earlier published a similar study on male sexual o...
'Corrective' sex education may make sexual offenders more dangerous
...an intellectual disability and a history of sexual offence
and found that sexual offenders with intellectual ...dge of those who had committed some form of sexual offence
was the direct result of their exposure to formal ...ppear to have a lack of sexual knowledge and whose offence
may be the result of that lack of knowledge. The l...
Anti-doping Rules Must Avoid Unsatisfactory Decisions: WADA
WADA had filed an appeal with the CAS against a decision of the PCB Appeals Committee that Akhtar and Asif did not commit a doping offence
under PCB Regulations, and that the sanctions imposed on the bowling duo by a previous committee should be set aside.
On 14 September 2006, th...
Aussie Comedian Apologises for Pam Anderson Hepatitis Joke
...gy, Helliar insisted that he didn't mean to cause any offence.
"The joke...was not intended to offend those living with hepatitis and, if any offence
was caused, I sincerely apologise," the New York Post quoted Helliar, as saying.
Anderson, who is said to have contracted the serious blood vi...
Uttar Pradesh to Declare Revised Medical Entrance Results
...se the suicide victim now figured in the list of successful candidates.
"We could only express deep regret; after all, suicide is a cognizable offence
and we must not encourage such tendencies," Singh pointed out.
Admitting that the revised result would seriously affect the position of a large n...
Man Accused of Spreading HIV Granted Bail in Australia
...that Kuoth was released from the hospital, saying "these are life and death issues and we have to take them very seriously". But Pike said the alleged offence
occurred before Kuoth was detained and isolated.
45 Day Jail Sentence for Paris Hilton
... socialite and an heiress to a share of the Hilton Hotel fortune, has been sentenced to 45days in jail for violating her own probation for a previous offence
by knowingly driving without a valid license.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Sauer rejected Hilton's defense that she didn't realize h...