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High Court suspends Salman Khan’s sentenceMumbai High Court on Friday suspended a five-year sentence handed down to Salman Khan in a 2002 hit and run case. Khan’s sentence has been suspended pending appeal. The Bollywood actor will remain free on bail while he files an appeal in court. Salman Khan was sentenced on Wednesday to five years in prison for killing a homeless man with his SUV in a 2002 hit-and-run after a night out drinking at an upmarket bar. Judge DW Deshpande found Khan guilty of culpable homicide and other charges for driving his Land Cruiser into a group of homeless men sleeping rough in suburban Mumbai, rejecting the actor´s claim his driver was to blame. “After going through the arguments put forth by both sides, I have come to the conclusion that five years is proper punishment,” Deshpande told the packed sessions court. Lawyers for the actor, however, managed to get a two-day interim bail from the Mumbai High Court after arguing that they had not yet received a det…
Kerala Blasters rope former England head coach Peter Taylor as Marquee Manager National, 8 May 2015: Kerala Blasters announced today that Peter Taylor, former England team Head coach, will lead the Kerala Blasters as marquee manager in the next edition of the Indian Super League (ISL).As marquee manager, Peter will work closely with assistant coach Trevor Morgan and drive the team';s strategy in the league. Kerala Blasters was the runner-up of the inaugural edition of the ISL in 2014. Taylor is an English Football former player and also had served two terms as head coach of the England under-21 team, and took charge of the England national team for one game. He recently managed England under-20 team in 2013. It was Peter who first handed over the armband to David Beckham as the England captain’s when he took charge in November 2000. Most recently Peter took charge of the Bahrain National team in 2011 and led them to victory at the first GCC games in Manama, the first time Bahrain h…
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