BHAKTAPUR, May 9: A youth proved guilty in a rape case has been sentenced eight years in prison.

JODHPUR, April 25: A Jodhpur court on Wednesday convicted self-styled godman Asaram of raping a minor girl, dashing the hopes of thousands of followers who claim he is innocent. The special court also convicted two others in the 2013 case amid watertight security, letting off two of his alleged accomplices.

NEW DELHI, April 5: A Jodhpur trial court today convicted Salman Khan, while acquitting other accused in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case.

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 13: Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was found guilty of corruption and money laundering Wednesday and sentenced to almost 10 years in prison, the highest-profile conviction yet in the sprawling graft investigation that has jailed dozens of Brazil's elite.

BANIYANI (Jhapa), June 22: A government official found guilty in the case of abduction and document forgery has been sent to jail.

KATHMANDU, March 30: The Special Court has convicted 20 employees of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), including two former managing directors Rameshwar Yadav and Jivendra Jha, in the substandard transfer procurement case.

A Malawian man accused of sleeping with more than 100 girls and women in a series of traditional cleansing rituals was on Friday convicted by a court of "engaging in harmful practices".

BAGHDAD, Aug 21: Iraqi officials say the country has executed 36 men convicted of taking part in the Islamic State group's massacre of hundreds of soldiers in 2014.

KATHMANDU, June 27:The Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police Friday arrested a man who had managed to evade the long arm of the law for 17 years.