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DNA: Unhappy with stint in Rio, Kim Jong-un announces penalty for North Korean olympians

Analyzing the vengeance bestowed on North Korean sportsperson after their performance in Rio Olympics. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Judges must not hesitate to give severest punishment to rapists: Court

Observing that judges must not hesitate to "use the sword of justice with utmost severity" if the offences are grave in nature, a Delhi court dealing exclusively with sexual offences against women has sentenced to life a 68-year-old man for raping his step-daughter consistently over eight years and forcing her to give birth to two children.

Brutal: Starving man resorts to stealing but ISIS cuts off his hand to teach him lesson!

Brutal: Starving man resorts to stealing but ISIS cuts off his hand to teach him lesson!

In a barbaric assault on the poor man, the ISIS enforcers cut off his right hand with a meat cleaver.

DNA: Analysis of legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh's death

For the second time, a Pakistani court on Wednesday sought a larger bench to hear a petition to prove the innocence of legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh in the murder case of a British police officer.

Compassion can turn you from `punisher` into `helper`

A compassionate approach can lead to more help and less punishment, according to a new study.

Uncle tortures minor nephew mercilessly by hanging him upside down from tree

Uncle tortures minor nephew mercilessly by hanging him upside down from tree

Nine-year-old dies after being punished for not doing homework

 In a shocking case, a nine-year-old girl on Thursday died after being allegedly punished by her school teacher for not doing homework, police said.

Life or death for Batman theatre gunman? Trial enters new phase

  Jurors deciding whether Colorado movie massacre gunman James Holmes should be executed began the punishment phase of his trial on Wednesday, considering aggravating factors including his murder of a six-year-old girl.

Courts should impose punishment befitting crime: SC

Befitting punishment should be awarded by courts to the guilty so that "public abhorrence" of the offence committed is reflected, the Supreme Court has said.

Eugenie Bouchard faults with black bra at Wimbledon

Eugenie Bouchard faults with black bra at Wimbledon

Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard escaped strict punishment from umpire Louise Engzell despite breaking Wimbledon's dress code.

Teacher in China staples 4-year-old student's ear, suspended

 A teacher in China's southeast Fujian Province has been suspended for stapling a four-year- old student's ear as a punishment.

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.

Runaway China official suspected of graft repatriated

A former Chinese official accused of corruption who fled overseas returned home on Saturday after being forcefully repatriated from Singapore, state media reported.

New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia banned 80 games for doping

New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia banned 80 games for doping

New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia, already battling elbow trouble, was banned for 80 games by Major League Baseball on Saturday for steroid use.

Shivraj Chouhan assures strict punishment after constable killed in MP

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said strict action will be taken against those responsible for the death of a head constable in the Morena district of Madhya Pradesh.

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.