US judge rejects bid for new trial for Boston Marathon bomber

By Scott Malone BOSTON, Jan 16 : A US judge rejected a request for a new trial for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, saying the issues his attorneys raised had been resolved prior to his trial last year. Tsarnaev was sentenced last June to death by lethal injection for his role in the 2013 […]

Swedish citizens get 11 years in US prison for al Shabaab support

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK, Jan 15 : Two Swedish citizens who US prosecutors say fought alongside the Islamist militant group al Shabaab in Somalia in battles to take control of the country’s capital of Mogadishu were sentenced to 11 years in prison today. Ali Yasin Ahmed, 31, and Mohamed Yusuf, 33, were sentenced by […]

Court issues summons to company Domco, six others

New Delhi, Jan 15 : A court here has issued summons to Ranchi-based Domco Pvt. Ltd. and six individuals including three of its directors in a coal block allocation case allegedly involving the firm, sources said Friday Special Judge Bharat Parashar on Thursday issued summons to company Domco Pvt. Ltd. (earlier known Domco Somkeless Fuels […]

Court reserves order on Delhi government plea for documents’ release

New Delhi, Jan 15 : A court here on Friday reserved its order on the plea of Delhi government seeking release of the documents seized from the office of Rajendra Kumar, principal secretary of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge Ajay Kumar Jain fixed January 20 for delivering order on […]

Nursery admission: Plea filed against scrapping of management quota

New Delhi, Jan 15 : A plea was filed in the Delhi High Court on Friday challenging the AAP government’s decision to scrap the management quota in nursery admissions in the city’s private schools. The plea filed by the Action Committee Unaided Recognized Private Schools held the government circular was “absolutely without jurisdiction” and should […]