Indian-origin sailor fined in New Zealand

A 36-year-old Indian-origin sailor was today slapped with a hefty fine of 3000 dollars in New Zealand for operating a ship under the influence of alcohol which was five times the permitted limit.

Quarry owner fined in Erode

A quarry owner at a town in this district has been slapped with a whopping Rs 4.75 crore fine by the Sub-Collector for allegedly cutting huge quantities of granite without government permission.

Pak's Punjab province increases fine, imprisonment for child marriages

In a bid to discourage child marriages prevalent in the country, Pakistan's Punjab province has increased the jail term to six months and fine to Rs 50,000 for people involved in the practice.

Barca's Gerard Pique fined for abusing police over parking ticket
Barca's Gerard Pique fined for abusing police over parking ticket

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique was fined 10,500 euros ($11,740) by a Spanish judge on Tuesday for abusing police after the car he was travelling in was given a parking ticket.

Demi Lovato 'fine' after rushed to hospital
Demi Lovato 'fine' after rushed to hospital

Demi Lovato says she is "fine" after being rushed to hospital.

ICC World Cup: Darren Sammy, John Mooney fined for swearing during match
ICC World Cup: Darren Sammy, John Mooney fined for swearing during match

West Indies batsman Darren Sammy and Ireland pace bowler John Mooney were each fined 30 percent of their match fee for swearing during their World Cup match in New Zealand on Monday.

Equatorial Guinea fined $100,000 for Nations Cup battles
Equatorial Guinea fined $100,000 for Nations Cup battles

The Confederation of African Football on Friday fined Equatorial Guinea $100,000 for unrest in a Africa Cup of Nations semi-final in which 36 fans were injured, the CAF said.

West Indies series loss compounded by over-rate fine
West Indies series loss compounded by over-rate fine

The West Indies have been slapped with a fine by the International Cricket Council for maintaining a slow over-rate during their loss to South Africa in the fifth and final One-Day International (ODI).

Vrindavan priest fined for allowing pooja in sanctum sanctorum of temple

A fine of Rs 1.40 lakh was imposed on a priest of the famous Banke Bihari temple in Vrindavan after he allegedly allowed some visitors to carry out pooja in the sanctum sanctorum of the shrine against the rule, temple authorities said.

Freddie Prinze Jr is doing fine: Sarah Michelle
Freddie Prinze Jr is doing fine: Sarah Michelle

Actress-producer Sarah Michelle Gellar has assured her husband Freddie Prinze Jr's fans that he is doing good post his spinal surgery.

Facebook Argentina fined over fake profiles
Facebook Argentina fined over fake profiles

Facebook Argentina was ordered to pay a firefighter one million pesos ($177,000) for failing to comply with an order to delete insulting fake profiles of the plaintiff, the Ministry of Justice said Tuesday.

Fine companies that mined illegally in Odisha: SC panel

A Supreme Court appointed committee inquiring into the illegal mining in Odisha, has recommended recovering 70 percent of the notional value of the iron ore and manganese produced by leases in violation of the law.

US threatened Yahoo with huge fine over surveillance

US authorities threatened to fine Yahoo USD 250,000 a day if it failed to comply with a secret surveillance program requiring it to hand over user data in the name of national security, court documents have showed.

US threatened Yahoo with huge fine over surveillance

US authorities threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day if it failed to comply with a secret surveillance program requiring it to hand over user data in the name of national security, court documents showed on Thursday.

Rajasthan BJP MLAs forced to pay Rs 500 for coming late for Budget meet

As many as 15 Rajasthan BJP MLAs were left red-faced when were asked to pay a fine of Rs 500 for arriving late for their legislature party meeting ahead of the Budget session of Rajasthan Assembly in Jaipur.

Uzbekistan fines journalist for `threatening order`

A court in Uzbekistan on Saturday fined an independent journalist for "spreading panic" and working without accreditation.

Evan Rachel Wood sued for USD 30m for leaving film

Evan Rachel Wood was sued by the producer of `10 Things I Hate About Life` with the plaintiff claiming that the actress collected a USD 300,000 retainer and then bailed on the project.

Dolly Parton fine being childless

Singer-actress Dolly Parton is fine that she does not have children because she considers her siblings`s kids as hers.

Proteas fined for maintaining slow over-rate during World T20 clash against Kiwis

South Africa has reportedly been slammed with a fine for maintaining a slow over-rate during their ICC World Twenty20 Group 1 encounter against New Zealand in Chittagong on Monday.

Student fined for making false allegations on Facebook

A village court here has imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on a student of Jawaharlal Nehru College (JNC) Pasighat in East Siang district for making false allegations against his college principal on Facebook.