Govt gives nod to sea plane landing in Goa waters amid protest

The Goa government on Saturday went ahead with its tourism proposal amid protests by fishermen community and conducted trial of sea plane landing on Mandovi river in the heart of the state.

Govt gives nod to sea plane landing in Goa waters amid protest
Govt gives nod to sea plane landing in Goa waters amid protest

The Goa government today went ahead with its tourism proposal amid protests by fishermen community and conducted trial of sea plane landing on Mandovi river in the heart of the state.

Trial of sea-plane in Goa on Saturday
Trial of sea-plane in Goa on Saturday

The Goa tourism department will conduct trial of a nine-seater sea-plane here tomorrow before starting a commercial service.

Ousted Thai PM Thaksin says no plans to mobilise supporters

Thailand`s fugitive former prime minister, Thaksin Shinawatra, said on Tuesday he had no plans to mobilise his "Red Shirt" supporters but called the first year of the junta government which came to power in a coup "not so impressive".

Ousted Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra pleads not guilty as negligence trial begins
Ousted Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra pleads not guilty as negligence trial begins

Thailand`s ousted prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra appeared in court Tuesday for the start of a trial that could see her jailed for a decade, part of what observers say is a vendetta against her family.

China police on trial for woman`s beating death: Report

 Three Chinese policemen went on trial Monday over the fatal beating of a female migrant worker, state media said, a case that sparked an online outcry about violence by law enforcers.

Bin Laden aide gets life for East Africa attacks

A New York court sentenced Saudi exile Khalid al-Fawwaz to life in prison Friday over his role in the 1998 Al-Qaeda bombings of US embassies in East Africa which killed 224 people.

Italian judge orders Maradona, lawyer to stand trial
Italian judge orders Maradona, lawyer to stand trial

Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona and his lawyer Angelo Pisano will go on trial in Italy next year for slandering the Equitalia tax collection agency, a judge has ruled.

Spanish court orders Barcelona trial over Neymar signing
Spanish court orders Barcelona trial over Neymar signing

A Spanish judge Wednesday ordered Barcelona football club to stand trial over alleged tax fraud linked to the signing of Brazilian star striker Neymar.

Egypt jails 14 policemen, doctor for torture deaths

Egypt`s top court on Sunday sentenced 14 policemen and a doctor to jail terms for torturing two prisoners to death in 2006, a judicial official said.

Indian national goes on trial for Little India riot

The trial of the last Indian national, out of the 25 accused from the country in the December 2013 riot case here, has begun with his defence lawyer claiming "wrongful arrest" and "racial profiling" of his client.

Australian state to launch medicinal cannabis trial

The Australian state of Queensland will launch its medicinal cannabis trial with the help of other state governments, Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, announced on Monday.

Palestinian court drops case against ex-Gaza strongman

A Palestinian court on Sunday dismissed a high-profile corruption case against exiled Gaza strongman Mohammed Dahlan, in a move that could open the door for his return to the occupied territories.

Egyptian jailed for life on Israel spy charges

An Egyptian court Sunday sentenced to jail a man convicted of spying for Israel in the Sinai Peninsula where security forces are fighting an Islamist insurgency, judicial officials said.

Suge Knight ordered to stand trial on murder, attempted murder charges
Suge Knight ordered to stand trial on murder, attempted murder charges

American record producer Suge Knight will stand trial on murder and attempted murder charges after the former rap music mogul struck two men with his pickup truck in January.

`I am not a murderer`, says charged Turkey mine chief

The chief executive of the mine where 301 miners died in 2014 in Turkey`s deadliest industrial accident on Thursday insisted he was not a murderer and said he was still struggling to understand the causes of the tragedy.

'Suge' Knight due in court for key hearing in murder case

Marion "Suge" Knight is scheduled to return to court Thursday for the conclusion of a hearing in which a judge will decide whether the former rap music mogul will stand trial on murder and attempted murder charges.

Lebanese TV contempt trial opens at Hariri tribunal

 The contempt of court trial of a Lebanese journalist and her Al-Jadeed television station`s parent company opened Thursday before the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, set up to try the killers of slain former premier Rafiq Hariri. 

Turkey court adjourns trial into worst mining disaster

Dozens of suspects go on trial Monday over modern Turkey`s worst mining disaster that left 301 miners dead in the western town of Soma and tarnished the image of the government under Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Egypt court confirms death sentence for Brotherhood head, 11 others
Egypt court confirms death sentence for Brotherhood head, 11 others

A Cairo court confirmed death sentences for Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and 11 other defendants on Saturday, and a US-Egyptian citizen was jailed for life over Islamist protest violence.