NGT slaps Rs 15 lakh penalty for felling trees

 The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slapped a penalty of Rs. 15 lac on a former sarpanch and a gram sevak for felling 3000 trees in the forest area of a village.

Discoms oppose AAP govt's move to impose penalty for outages

Delhi's private power distribution companies have opposed AAP government's move to penalise them for unscheduled load shedding, saying investment to the tune of thousands of crores would be required to capture exact duration of outage which would require major hike in tariff.

F1 penalties red rag to a bull for Daniil Kvyat
F1 penalties red rag to a bull for Daniil Kvyat

Russian Daniil Kvyat has compared Formula One`s controversial system of penalties for engine replacements to forcing a sprinter to run an extra 50 metres in a 100-metre race.

Fernando Alonso says he lost motivation at Ferrari
Fernando Alonso says he lost motivation at Ferrari

Fernando Alonso has credited McLaren with restoring the motivation he lost after five years at Ferrari.

Jenson Button to collect 25 place grid penalty
Jenson Button to collect 25 place grid penalty

McLaren`s Jenson Button will have a 25 place grid penalty -- on a grid of only 20 cars -- after having a change of power unit ahead of Sunday`s Austrian Grand Prix.

Monaco GP: Romain Grosjean set for five place grid penalty
Monaco GP: Romain Grosjean set for five place grid penalty

 Lotus driver Romain Grosjean faces a five-place penalty on the Monaco Grand Prix starting grid for an unscheduled gearbox change.

Champions League: Alvaro Morata, Carlos Tevez strike as Juventus hang on to stun Real Madrid
Champions League: Alvaro Morata, Carlos Tevez strike as Juventus hang on to stun Real Madrid

Juventus striker Carlos Tevez smashed home a second-half penalty as the hosts stunned holders Real Madrid with a 2-1 win in an absorbing Champions League semi-final, first leg on Tuesday.

AS Monaco coach fumes over 'non-existent' penalty
AS Monaco coach fumes over 'non-existent' penalty

Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim was furious after his side lost 1-0 to what he described as a "non-existent penalty" in their Champions League quarter-final first leg at Juventus on Tuesday.

Champions League: Juventus edge Monaco with Arturo Vidal penalty in absorbing tie
Champions League: Juventus edge Monaco with Arturo Vidal penalty in absorbing tie

Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal smashed home a second-half penalty to earn a 1-0 win at home to Monaco in an absorbing Champions League quarter-final first leg on Tuesday, leaving the tie on a knife-edge.

In-form Carlos Tevez leads Juventus to another 1-0 victory
In-form Carlos Tevez leads Juventus to another 1-0 victory

Juventus striker Carlos Tevez scored a magnificent first-half goal, and later missed a penalty, as the runaway Serie A leaders won 1-0 win at home to mid-table Genoa on Sunday.

Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew blasts James McArthur for dive
Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew blasts James McArthur for dive

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew has criticised his midfielder James McArthur for diving in his side`s 2-1 win at Stoke.

Penalty imposed for offence should be proportionate: SC

 The Supreme Court has said that it was incumbent upon courts to bear in mind the impact of the offence on the society including on the victim and there should be proportionality between the offence committed and the penalty imposed.

EPL: Chelsea extend lead to six points despite Southampton draw
EPL: Chelsea extend lead to six points despite Southampton draw

Chelsea opened up a six-point lead at the top of the Premier League despite being held to a 1-1 draw against top-four hopefuls Southampton in an absorbing game at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

Sunderland appeal against Wes Brown dismissal
Sunderland appeal against Wes Brown dismissal

Sunderland announced on Sunday that they will launch an appeal against the red card shown to defender Wes Brown during their 2-0 Premier League defeat at Manchester United.

Steven Gerrard accuses Mario Balotelli of disrespect after penalty swipe
Steven Gerrard accuses Mario Balotelli of disrespect after penalty swipe

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard accused team mate Mario Balotelli of showing disrespect after the Italian found himself at the centre of controversy despite scoring a winning penalty against Besiktas on Thursday.

UEFA Champions League: Porto hold Basel amid controversy over disallowed goal
UEFA Champions League: Porto hold Basel amid controversy over disallowed goal

Porto hit back with a late Danilo penalty to hold FC Basel 1-1 in their Champions League last 16 first leg tie on Wednesday which featured a goal controversially disallowed after a long delay and consultation.

Wayne Rooney sorry for `dive`: Preston goalkeeper
Wayne Rooney sorry for `dive`: Preston goalkeeper

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney apologised for the way he won a penalty during his side`s FA Cup win over third-tier Preston North End, according to the beaten team`s goalkeeper.

I knew DR Congo would win Nations Cup shootout: Chancel Mbemba
I knew DR Congo would win Nations Cup shootout: Chancel Mbemba

Chancel Mbemba, who converted a penalty in Democratic Republic of Congo`s win over Equatorial Guinea in Saturday`s third-place playoff, said he knew his side would win the shootout.

Santi Cazorla stars as Arsenal stun champions Manchester City
Santi Cazorla stars as Arsenal stun champions Manchester City

Santi Cazorla scored one goal and made another as Arsenal damaged Manchester City`s Premier League title challenge with a brilliant 2-0 victory at a chilly Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

Wasteful Japan edge out Iraq at Asian Cup
Wasteful Japan edge out Iraq at Asian Cup

Keisuke Honda converted a penalty to make amends for hitting the post three times as a wasteful Japan held on to beat Iraq 1-0 in their Asian Cup Group D match on Friday.