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Disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor faces additional prison term

Former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, already convicted of molesting young women athletes and sentenced to 175 years in prison, is due to receive a further sentence on Monday for his plea of guilty to related charges.

Feb 05, 2018, 16:46 PM IST

Ram Rahim sentencing: Rajnath directs NSA, others to monitor situation in Punjab, Haryana

Along with Rajnath Singh, Doval and Sharma, the Home Secretary, and other Home Ministry officials were also present in the meeting that took place in North Block.

Aug 28, 2017, 13:16 PM IST

Ram Rahim sentencing: ADGP issues high alert on Meerut, Uttar Pradesh borders

A high alert has been given to all districts of the Agra zone, and also to the Meerut Zone on the UP borders.

Aug 28, 2017, 12:11 PM IST

Security tightened in Sirsa ahead of Ram Rahim's sentencing

The district administration is also providing buses to facilitate the departure of Dera followers.

Aug 28, 2017, 09:22 AM IST

CBI judge to be flown to Rohtak jail for pronouncing sentence

The high court asked the state government to make arrangements for security and safe transport by air of the judicial officer and two staff members.

Aug 26, 2017, 19:51 PM IST

Dera chief conviction: Hearing on quantum of sentence through video- conferencing

The quantum of sentence will be pronounced on August 28, CBI counsel HPS Verma told reporters outside the court in Haryana.


Aug 25, 2017, 19:55 PM IST

Three years` jail for death of Turkish-German heroine

A German court on Tuesday jailed an 18-year-old man for three years over the death of a young German-Turkish woman who became a national heroine for giving her life trying to protect two teenage girls.

Jun 16, 2015, 19:54 PM IST

Indian jailed in Singapore for molesting Indonesian woman

 A 24-year-old Indian was today jailed for nine weeks for molesting an Indonesian woman in a lift of a residential apartment in Singapore.

Jun 16, 2015, 18:03 PM IST

Turkey cop gets 'tree-planting' sentence for tear-gassing

 A Turkish policeman who tear-gassed a female protester at close range in one of the most iconic moments of 2013 anti-government protests has been ordered by a court to plant 600 trees, media reported today.

Jun 11, 2015, 19:39 PM IST

Ex-NFL star Hernandez gets life in prison for 2013 killing

Former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for murdering an acquaintance in an industrial park near his Massachusetts home, concluding the first of two murder trials he faces this year.

Apr 16, 2015, 01:48 AM IST

Russian court upholds sentence of Kremlin critic Navalny

A Russia court upheld Tuesday a suspended three-and-a-half year prison sentence against top Kremlin critic Alexi Navalny on charges he embezzled money from French cosmetics company Yves Rocher.

Feb 18, 2015, 01:56 AM IST

Cyrus' VMA date Jesse Helt receives six-month jail sentence


Los Angeles: Jesse Helt, a homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), was sentenced to jail for six months.

Oct 08, 2014, 12:04 PM IST

Egypt upholds death sentence on Brotherhood leader, nearly 200 supporters

An Egyptian court confirmed death sentences on Saturday against the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood and 182 supporters, in a mass trial of Islamists who ruled Egypt for a year but face a fierce crackdown under the new president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Jun 22, 2014, 11:31 AM IST

Egypt confirms 183 death sentences including Brotherhood chief

An Egyptian court on Saturday confirmed death sentences for 183 Islamists, including Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohamed Badie, a prosecutor said, after a speedy mass trial that sparked an international outcry.

Jun 21, 2014, 14:40 PM IST

Brad Pitt`s red carpet attacker gets three years probation

Brad Pitt`s red carpet attacker Vitalii Sediuk has been sentenced to three years probation after he pled "no contest" to charges of battery, it has been revealed.

Jun 01, 2014, 14:59 PM IST

Sudanese death sentence woman to be freed soon: Govt official

A Sudanese woman sentenced to death for converting to Christianity is expected to be released soon, a government official said on Saturday, after Khartoum came under diplomatic pressure to halt her execution.

Jun 01, 2014, 10:01 AM IST

US court reduces Kashmiri separatist Fai`s sentence

A federal court has reduced the prison sentence of Kashmiri separatist and ISI agent Ghulam Nabi Fai by about four months in response to a petition from the US government.

Nov 23, 2013, 17:29 PM IST

Three get life term for killing minor

Three men have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court for murdering a minor after kidnapping him for ransom.

Aug 22, 2013, 15:25 PM IST

Manning sentence likely to come next week: Judge

A military judge says Army Pfc. Bradley Manning`s prison sentence for leaking scads of classified information through WikiLeaks will likely be announced next week.

Aug 17, 2013, 09:26 AM IST

Bradley Manning`s defence tries to reduce his sentence

Manning faces up to 136 years in prison for the biggest leak of government secrets in US history.

Aug 01, 2013, 12:49 PM IST