Punishment pushes up pot use among teenagers

Suspending kids from school for using marijuana is likely to lead to more - not less - pot use among their classmates, a study has found.

Punishment pushes up pot use among teenagers

Suspending kids from school for using marijuana is likely to lead to more - not less - pot use among their classmates, a study has found.

John Terry defends Chelsea team mates from 'babies' slur
John Terry defends Chelsea team mates from 'babies' slur

Chelsea skipper John Terry has hit back at Zlatan Ibrahimovic`s description of his team mates as "babies", saying Paris St Germain`s players were equally culpable on a night of ill-discipline at Stamford Bridge.

South Korea officials face punishment after `nut rage` inquiry deemed unfair

South Korea`s transport ministry vowed to punish eight of its officials Monday after admitting their investigation into a "nut rage" incident involving Korean Air heiress Cho Hyun-Ah was unfair.

Pakistani players could face stiffer ban: FIH boss Leandro Negre
Pakistani players could face stiffer ban: FIH boss Leandro Negre

The FIH president Leandro Negre on Friday said that disciplinary committee of the parent body could hand out a stiffer punishment to the Pakistani hockey players Md Tousiq and Ali Amjad for making obscene gestures post their Champions Trophy semi-final win against India.

'Woman' a gender by virtue!

It aches the heart, soul, mind and all the other awakened senses to know that women are abducted, raped, and robbed off their integrity with much ease lately.

Oscar Pistorius did not `throw wobbly` over appeal: Lawyer
Oscar Pistorius did not `throw wobbly` over appeal: Lawyer

Oscar Pistorius`s lawyer denied Friday that the jailed athlete had "thrown a wobbly" after learning he could face a much harsher punishment for killing his girlfriend.

IPL spot-fixing: Supreme Court hints at high-powered panel to decide on punishment
IPL spot-fixing: Supreme Court hints at high-powered panel to decide on punishment

The Supreme Court on Tuesday hinted that a high-powered committee could be set up to decide on the punishment for those who breached the IPL code of conduct, including Gurunath Meiyappan, the son-in-law of BCCI President-in-exile N Srinivasan.

Boxing India hints Laishram Sarita may get some punishment
Boxing India hints Laishram Sarita may get some punishment

Boxing India on Tuesday hinted that Sarita Devi may get some sort of punishment from AIBA but said that it was hoping for her to escape a long-term ban from the international federation so that her career is not affected much and she can compete in 2016 Olympics.

I give kids chillies for punishment: Jamie Oliver

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver says he makes his kids eat chillies as a punishment for their mischiefs.

Women making false rape allegations need to be punished: Delhi court

Women making false rape allegation to settle personal scores need to be prosecuted and punished, a Delhi court has observed, saying such matters cause intense misery and humiliation to the accused which continues even after acquittal in the case.

Uttar Pradesh: 18 policemen fined for being absent from duty

Eighteen policemen have been fined for being absent and negligent on their duty hours following a surprise check by a senior rank official, police said on Tuesday.

Austrian girl, 2, dies from 'punishment' shower

A two-year-old Austrian girl died today after allegedly being put in a scalding-hot shower by her father as a punishment, the hospital where she was being treated said on Monday.

Victims prefer compensation to punishment: Study

Given a choice, people actually prefer compensation to punishment when they think they have been wronged, a study said.

Oscar Pistorius `blood money` row deepens
Oscar Pistorius `blood money` row deepens

Lawyers for Reeva Steenkamp`s family on Wednesday expressed shock that Oscar Pistorius`s defence team revealed details of secret "blood money" payments during a heated courtroom arguments over his sentencing.

Saudi man punishes son for not eating by burning foot

A Saudi man punished his son for refusing to eat by burning his foot with a hot iron rod.

Formula One revises radio ban after team talks
Formula One revises radio ban after team talks

Formula One`s governing body postponed the bulk of a ban on radio and pit board messages until next season after deciding on Friday that this weekend`s Singapore Grand Prix was too early for teams to adapt to the new restrictions.

Brazil club Gremio banned over racist chants
Brazil club Gremio banned over racist chants

Top-flight Gremio were thrown out of Brazil`s main cup competition Wednesday in an unprecedented punishment for a club in the football-mad country after a visiting goalkeeper was subjected to sustained racial abuse.

China to punish those growing or selling GM crops

In a move to prevent illegal sales and growing of genetically modified (GM) crops, which are prohibited in the country, Chinese authorities have vowed zero tolerance and harsh punishment against offenders.

Blatter says ``fair play`` to Suarez after bite apology

FIFA President Sepp Blatter praised Uruguay striker Luis Suarez on Wednesday after he apologised for biting an Italian defender during the World Cup.