Oscar Pistorius set to rake in millions post being cleared of murdering Reeva Steenkamp
Oscar Pistorius set to rake in millions post being cleared of murdering Reeva Steenkamp

Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius is reportedly set to scrape up millions from book and TV deals after he was sensationally cleared on Thursday of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Oscar Pistorius' 'not guilty of murder' verdict sparks outrage on Twitter
Oscar Pistorius' 'not guilty of murder' verdict sparks outrage on Twitter

Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius being cleared of murder by the judge in his trial on Thursday left many people in shock and they took to social networking sites to voice their disappointment for the same.

Oscar Pistorius could get `separate accommodation` in prison
Oscar Pistorius could get `separate accommodation` in prison

South Africa`s department of correctional services on Thursday said disabled prisoners could be entitled to separate accommodation, in a statement released as the verdict was delivered in Oscar Pistorius`s murder trial.

Oscar Pistorius arrives for murder trial judgement day
Oscar Pistorius arrives for murder trial judgement day

Oscar Pistorius, the South African double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, arrived at the Pretoria High Court on Thursday for the verdict in his 6-month murder trial, a decision that could put him behind bars for 25 years.

Coal Scam: Supreme Court to give verdicts on 218 coal blocks today

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday decide the fate of 218 coal blocks, whose allocation it had declared "illegal and arbitrary in a previous judgement.

Wrong message sent by letting off James Anderson: Rahul Dravid

Former India skipper Rahul Dravid has slammed the `not guilty` verdict given to James Anderson in the `pushgate` incident and said the administrators of the game have sent out a "wrong message" by letting off the England pacer without any punishment.

Phone hacking: British jurors discharged as Andy Coulson`s trial ends

The trial of British Prime Minister David Cameron`s former communications chief Andy Coulson ended Wednesday as the jury failed to reach majority verdict on two remaining counts that he conspired to commit misconduct in public office by paying public officials for royal phone books.

British PM under pressure after hacking verdict

British Prime Minister David Cameron was braced Wednesday for difficult questions over his decision to hire Andy Coulson as his media chief, as the former News of the World editor convicted of phone hacking awaited a verdict on other charges.

Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt, supporters stunned

Three Al Jazeera journalists were jailed for seven years in Egypt on Monday after a court convicted them of helping a "terrorist organisation" by spreading lies, in a case that has raised questions about the country`s respect for media freedoms.

Russian journalist`s killers get life sentences

A duo who killed a Russian journalist in 2006 was given life sentences by a court in Moscow, media reported Monday.

British phone-hacking trial nears conclusion

The jury in the seven-month trial of two ex-Rupert Murdoch editors, one the media mogul`s head of British newspapers and the other a close aide to the prime minister, is expected to retire to consider its verdict this week.

Nitish Katara murder case: HC to pronounce verdict today

Nearly a year after reserving its verdict, the Delhi High Court is likely to pronounce on Tuesday the judgement on appeals of three convicts against a lower court order awarding rigorous life imprisonment to them for abducting and killing Nitish Katara in 2002.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC rejects plea against relief to convicts

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to review its verdict commuting death sentence of three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case to life imprisonment and dismissed Centre`s review petition.

Bayern Munich chief, Uli Hoeness to serve jail term as prosecutors nix appeal

German football legend and former Bayern Munich boss Uli Hoeness is to go to jail for tax fraud after prosecutors said Monday they would not appeal the verdict.

Officials in China`s baby trafficking case to receive verdict

A Chinese court will Friday announce its verdict in a trial where four former hospital officials are accused of serious dereliction of duty in a baby trafficking case.

Bangladesh war crimes court to deliver verdict on BNP leader

A special Bangladeshi tribunal will on Tuesday give its verdict on senior BNP leader Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury`s alleged involvement in war crimes, prompting authorities to intensify security across the nation.

Prithviraj Chavan welcomes Delhi gang rape verdict

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and Home Minister R.R. Patil Friday welcomed the Delhi court judgment giving the death penalty to the four men convicted in the gang-rape case of Dec 16 last year.

Damini, her family got justice: Shinde

Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Friday hailed as exemplary the death sentence awarded to four convicts in the Delhi gangrape case, saying the victim and her family have got justice.

Delhi gang-rape: What will be the fate of convicts?

The much-awaited order in the Delhi gangrape case of the 23-year-old paramedic student will be pronounced on Friday.

Bradley Manning urged to appeal `dangerous` verdict by Assange

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called US soldier Bradley Manning a "hero" and said he expected him to appeal after a military judge convicted him of espionage.