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US jury finds Macau billionaire guilty in UN bribery case

US jury finds Macau billionaire guilty in UN bribery case

Defense lawyers countered that Ng Lap Seng goals were consistent with the types of public-private partnerships that the United Nations favors, and that other diplomats abused Ng`s trust.

Jul 28, 2017, 09:24 AM IST
We may approach Supreme Court, says Lalu

We may approach Supreme Court, says Lalu

Lalu Prasad alleged that the entire political episode was fixed between the BJP and JD-U chief Nitish Kumar. 

Jul 27, 2017, 14:54 PM IST

Owaisi offers legal aid to Muslim youth arrested by NIA in Hyderabad

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Jul 02, 2016, 16:22 PM IST

US judge orders woman to walk 48km for ditching taxi fare!

In a first of its kind judgement, a judge in the US sentenced a woman to walk over 48 kilometres -- the same distance of the taxi fare she had ditched.

May 31, 2015, 12:19 PM IST
Lindsay Lohan ordered to do 125 hours of community service

Lindsay Lohan ordered to do 125 hours of community service

Lindsay Lohan's claims of completing her community service has been denied by the judge and now the actress will have to dedicate 125 hours more to it.

Feb 26, 2015, 17:14 PM IST

Citigroup sets $3.5 bn Q4 charge for legal, other costs

Citigroup plans to take a $3.5 billion charge in the fourth quarter to cover legal and restructuring costs, chief executive Michael Corbat said Tuesday.

Dec 09, 2014, 22:25 PM IST

Kerala star-couple Dileep, Manju to file divorce plea

Malayalam film star couple Dileep and Manju Warrier are likely to file a joint divorce petition in their bid to lessen the cumbersome legal process, sources said here Wednesday.

Jul 23, 2014, 20:31 PM IST

British Lords hold ten-hour debate on assisted dying

Members of Britain`s unelected House of Lords have spent almost ten hours discussing whether to legalise assisted dying, in an often emotional debate putting the question back on the agenda, if not on the statute books.

Jul 19, 2014, 06:22 AM IST

`Midnight Rider` makers charged with involuntary manslaughter

`Midnight Rider` director and producers have been charged with involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in Wayne County, Georgia superior court following the death of camera assistant Sarah Jones.

Jul 04, 2014, 18:21 PM IST

Pistorius sells Pretoria home where Reeva was killed to cover legal costs

Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has reportedly sold his luxury Pretoria house where he shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year, in order to raise funds needed to pay his legal team.

May 10, 2014, 11:07 AM IST

Beckham`s Miami soccer stadium faces legal hurdle

David Beckham`s plans to build a soccer stadium in the southwest corner of PortMiami face legal obstacles because the city deeded that land to Miami-Dade county more than two decades ago on condition it be exclusively used for port purposes, Mayor Tomas Regalado said.

Apr 04, 2014, 08:25 AM IST

Anita Baker shocked after arrest warrant news

Grammy award-winning singer Anita Baker says she was shocked after learning that an arrest warrant was issued against her for owing more than USD 15,000 to a company that worked on her mansion.

Mar 22, 2014, 23:47 PM IST

Aamir rejects allegations of forcibly vacating flats in Mumbai

Bollywood star Aamir Khan today rejected allegations of misconduct and pressure tactics in connection with a redevelopment plan for his Pali Hill housing society amid claims that the members were being forced by him to sell their property.

Mar 21, 2014, 20:57 PM IST

Nicki Minaj sued by former stylist

Hairstylist Terrence Davidson has sued his former celebrity client, singer Nicki Minaj, in an intellectual property lawsuit over wigs.

Feb 22, 2014, 21:15 PM IST

HC refuses to quash cheque bouncing case against Preity Zinta

In a setback to actress Preity Zinta, the Bombay High Court today refused to quash proceedings against her in a cheque bounce case filed by scriptwriter Abbas Tyrewala in a magistrate`s court, asking her to face trial.

Jan 22, 2014, 06:01 AM IST

Tom Cruise drops defamation lawsuit against magazine

Actor Tom Cruise has avoided going to trial with owners at America`s In Touch and Life & Style magazine after reaching a settlement over his $50 million defamation lawsuit.

Dec 21, 2013, 17:12 PM IST

Uruguay becomes first nation to legalise marijuana

The law, conceived in an attempt to tackle the illegal drugs trade, was approved by a vote of 16 to 13, with the ruling Broad Front Party united in its favour, reported Xinhua.

Dec 11, 2013, 09:54 AM IST

Denise Richards to give up custody of Charlie Sheen`s kids?

Actress Denise Richards reportedly wants to give up her temporary guardianship of ex-husband Charlie Sheen`s twins with Brooke Mueller.

Nov 06, 2013, 16:19 PM IST

Would grow pot, if legal: Mexico’s ex-President

Vicente Fox, Mexico`s ex-President said he would grow marijuana if it was legal, arguing that legalization would benefit the country and hurt drug cartels.

Jun 07, 2013, 12:01 PM IST

Jennifer Lopez`s extortion suit dismissed

Singer Jennifer Lopez`s extortion lawsuit against her former driver has been dismissed.

Dec 28, 2012, 08:31 AM IST