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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.

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.