However, on review petitions filed by the Association led by Nelam Krishnamoorthy and the CBI, THE SC on February 9 upheld Sushil's sentence but asked Gopal to undergo full one year sentence. Gopal (69) sought parity with his older brother Sushil Ansal (77), who was let off after serving the term he had already undergone, owing to his age and medical conditions, in the case.
The convicted persons are - Bhavesh Patel, Devendra Gupta and Sunil Joshi (now dead). The quantum of sentence will be announced on March 16, defence counsel Jagdish Rana said. He, too, was under the arc of the investigations and was part of the first confessional statement given by Aseemanand. He later retracted and said he had been tortured to give a false statement.
Lauder said he believed Friedman "would be a tremendous United States ambassador to Israel". In the history of the US-Israel relationship, his nomination is by far the most controversial choice yet to be made by an American president. Rand Paul (R-KY), voted against Friedman. "If I am confirmed", Friedman promised, "you should expect that my comments will be respectful and measured".
Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces suspect presence of 2-3 terrorists in Pulwama's Padgampora, gunshots heard. Another person was brought dead to District Hospital Pulwama , whose medical examination by the Doctors has revealed that he had no external injury on his body.
Anticipating violent summer season as the encounters between security forces and terrorist are rising, India on Thursday conveyed its concerns to Pakistan about increased movement of militants on the Line of Control (LOC). The NIA had on Wednesday handed over to the Army two Pakistani youths whom it had arrested in connection with the last year's terror attack on a military base in Uri that had killed 19 soldiers.
Nation states, spies, and sophisticated criminals have always been able to hide behind encryption. Before starting his session, Comey interestingly made it very clear that he wouldn't take questions about issues that he didn't want to talk about ( read: Central Intelligence Agency dump).
According to the Miami Herald , stunned spectators looked on as smoke started to billow out of Gutierrez's right pocket during the arson trial. Repeated calls from the Miami Herald to Gutierrez's cellphone went unanswered. Miami-Dade police and prosecutors are now investigating what happened, with officers seizing multiple frayed e-cigarette batteries as evidence. "No one thinks that a battery left in their pocket is somehow going to 'explode".
Oliver even playfully asked the Dalai Lama that he does not appear like a bad wolf. Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang noted that the interview appeared in an entertainment programme. "The Chinese hard-liners. that part of the brain is missing", the Dalai Lama said. The Dalai Lama continues to be spiritual leader of the Tibetan Buddhists.
A bill that seeks to increase maternity leave for women from 12 weeks to 26 weeks was moved in the Lok Sabha today. Union ministers like Maneka Gandhi had fielded queries on social media from women waiting patiently for passage of this bill.
With the exams in front, sudden nervousness can be experienced in the atmosphere. A student who appeared for the exam at Apeejay Schjool, Noida said, "majority questions were from the NCERT textbook book only". The app also provided the route map which is very user friendly and can be accessed easily. There are more than 300 examination centres across Kerala.
Police officers had to use stun grenades as they stormed the flat to distract and detain the knifeman. A second woman, aged in her 50s, is critically ill in hospital with stomach injuries and a police officer received minor injuries in the operation, a spokesman said.
The call for the "Kiss of Love" agitation came today amid ongoing protests by the DYFI and the SFI activists at Marine Drive. The venue however witnessed a few tense moments as a group of BJP activists marched along the walkway, raising slogans both against the Shiva Sena and Kiss of Love activists.
The arrest of the seven were made just days before King Salman, and his 1,500-strong entourage, arrived in Malaysia on February 26. We got them in the nick of time'. The Yemenis were suspected of planning an attack. Police seized multiple global passports from the four Yemenis, along with 270,000 ringgit (£49,800) in different currencies which were suspected to be channelled to the insurgent group and accused them of being involved in distributing drugs.
Rajnath quotes Saifullah's father. "I hope the government shows gumption", said Mr Roy. Rajnath Singh also said he wants to give a statement on the Lucknow encounter and would decided the the matter after seeing the situation in the House.
The Kremlin on Thursday rejected USA claims of Russian violations of the landmark nuclear arms treaty, saying it has respected the pact and will continue to do so. In an interview with Reuters last month, President Donald Trump said he would raise the issue of the deployment with Russian President Vladimir Putin "if and when we meet".
The United States says "all options are on the table" to deal with North Korea and dismissed China's suggestion of a dual suspension of US and South Korea military drills and Pyongyang's missile and nuclear tests. As the pro-unification The Hankyoreh notes, China approaches the THAAD deployments and North Korea's nuclear ambitions as separate issues, but may use the former as a "credible alibi" for its failure to curtail the latter.
Senior journalist Sharat Pradhan predicted a hung house in Uttar Pradesh with the BJP gaining a slight edge. The BJP holds three and the Samajwadi Party two of the five seats in the outgoing Assembly but the former is making a determined bid to oust rival parties from Modi's turf.
What is in the video? Students live with children from around the world, and Han Sol said he had studied with South Koreans. In ideal, slightly accented English, he introduces himself and says: "My father has been killed a few days ago". "So far, it can not be confirmed that it was him (Han-sol)", he said. Intelligence sources cited by news site The Chosun Ilbo said Mr Kim left Macau after his father's assassination and fled to a South-east Asian country.
Kelner, his attorney, declined to comment through a spokesman for his law firm, Covington & Burling. Alptekin said Flynn happened to be in NY while the Turkish officials were attending United Nations sessions and a separate conference Alptekin had arranged.
As the buyer, Canadian Natural will pay consideration of $8.5B through $5.4B cash, $3.1B shares. Shell's share position in Canadian Natural will be "managed for value realisation over time". This week, the company ended a almost twenty year US refining partnership with Saudi Aramco, and also sold a collection of oil fields in the North Sea earlier this year.