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  • three prisoners killed in group clash at bikaner central

    Three prisoners killed in group clash at Bikaner Central Jail

    India | July 25, 2014 11:59 IST

    Bikaner: One prisoner was gunned down and two others were beaten to death in a deadly clash that broke out between two rival groups inside the Bikaner Central Jail. The incident took place on Thursday

  • brazil judge sentences pele s son to 33 years

    Brazil judge sentences Pele's son to 33 years

    Football | June 03, 2014 13:03 IST

    SAO PAULO :  A Brazilian judge sentenced the son of soccer legend Pele to 33 years in prison after finding him guilty of laundering money for a drug gang.   Judge Suzana Pereira said Monday that

  • insider trading rajat gupta starts prison term on june 17

    Insider trading: Rajat Gupta starts prison term on June 17

    April 18, 2014 16:21 IST

    New York: Rajat Gupta, India-born former director of Goldman Sachs Group, convicted in 2012 for insider trading, has agreed to surrender to prison authorities on June 17 to begin a two-year sentence.US District Judge Jed

  • us woman gets 20 years in prison in breast feeding overdose

    US woman gets 20 years in prison in breast feeding overdose

    World | April 04, 2014 23:17 IST

    Spartanburg, South Carolina: A judge sentenced a woman to 20 years in prison Friday for killing her 6-week-old daughter with what prosecutors say was an overdose of morphine delivered through her breast milk.Stephanie Greene, 39,

  • bayern munich president sentenced to prison

    Bayern Munich president sentenced to prison

    Football | March 13, 2014 19:43 IST

    MUNICH : Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has been found guilty of tax evasion and sentenced to 3 years, 6 months in prison.The 62-year-old Hoeness, one of the most powerful figures in German soccer, was

  • revealed prisoners in north korea s detention camp eat

    Revealed: Prisoners in North Korea's detention camp eat grass to survive

    World | February 25, 2014 7:27 IST

    New Delhi: North Korean detention camp is home to more than 20,000 political prisoners.The prison has existed since the 1970s but is not on any official maps and little news of what goes on there

  • india asks pakistan to speed up transfer of prisoner s body

    India asks Pakistan to speed up transfer of prisoner's body

    World | January 18, 2014 17:08 IST

    Islamabad: India has asked Pakistan to speed up the process of sending back the body of a Gujarati fisherman who died in a Karachi jail last month.  Indian sources here told PTI that when the

  • prisoner shot dead in greater noida court premises

    Prisoner shot dead in Greater Noida court premises

    India | January 14, 2014 14:25 IST

    Greater Noida: Sanjay Singh, a prisoner, brought to district court here, was today shot dead by an assailant inside the court premises. He was rushed to Kailash Hospital, where he succumbed to injuries. Police have

  • egypt activists get 3 years in prison for protest

    Egypt activists get 3 years in prison for protest

    World | December 22, 2013 19:13 IST

    Cairo: Three of Egypt's most prominent secular activists from the 2011 revolution against Hosni Mubarak were convicted Sunday of holding a rally without authorization and attacking police officers, receiving a three-year prison term in the

  • hc moved for medical facilities in all prisons

    HC moved for medical facilities in all prisons

    India | December 07, 2013 8:13 IST

    Chennai : Claiming that more than 1,000 prisoners died in prisons in Tamil Nadu in the past 13 years for want of timely medical attention, a petition was filed in the Madras High Court today

  • 40 inmates escape from prison in libya

    40 inmates escape from prison in Libya

    World | December 01, 2013 11:36 IST

    Tripoli: About 40 inmates have fled their prison with the aid of some gunmen in the southern Libyan city of Sabha, media reported Saturday.The inmates escaped at dawn Friday after the prison came under attack

  • mahatma gandhi s prison charkha to be auctioned in uk

    Mahatma Gandhi's prison 'charkha' to be auctioned in UK

    World | October 21, 2013 18:15 IST

    London:  One of Mahatma Gandhi's most prized possessions, the ‘charkha' he used in Yerwada Jail, will go under the hammer at a prestigious British auction house on November 5 with the minimum bid set at

  • dubai sheikh orders release of 346 prisoners on eid al adha

    Dubai Sheikh orders release of 346 prisoners on Eid Al Adha

    World | October 11, 2013 11:59 IST

    Dubai : The vice president and prime minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum has passed the release orders of  346 prisonors on Thursday to mark Eid Al Adha. According

  • pakistani taliban demand release of prisoners

    Pakistani Taliban demand release of prisoners

    World | September 16, 2013 9:40 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistani Taliban Sunday demanded the release of their prisoners and withdrawal of army from the country's restive tribal regions, which it says could be part of confidence building measures for the possible peace talks,

  • delhi gives islamabad list of pakistani prisoners

    Delhi gives Islamabad list of Pakistani prisoners

    World | September 02, 2013 16:12 IST

    Islamabad: India has handed over to the Pakistan high commission in New Delhi a list of 386 Pakistanis detained in Indian jails.However, according to the record of Pakistani prisoners maintained by the Pakistan foreign ministry

  • us hunger strike prisoners on hunger strike close to death

    US Hunger Strike: Prisoners on hunger strike close to death in California

    World | August 29, 2013 10:05 IST

    Dozens of California state prison inmates have been staging a hunger strike for more than seven weeks, prompting a federal judge last week to approve a request to force-feed them if necessary.Officials with the California

  • 362 indian prisoners repatriated from pakistan

    362 Indian prisoners repatriated from Pakistan

    India | August 24, 2013 22:43 IST

    Attari border post: Over 350 Indian prisoners, released from Pakistan jails, were repatriated today through the Attari-Wagah land border crossing.A total of 362 Indian nationals, including eight juveniles, were repatriated after Emergency Travel Certificates were

  • mubarak to be placed under house arrest if freed pm

    Mubarak to be placed under house arrest if freed: PM

    World | August 22, 2013 6:41 IST

    Cairo: Egyptian Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi yesterday ordered to place Hosni Mubarak under mandatory house arrest, as the former president is expected to be released from jail following a court order.According to Egyptian state TV,

  • over 25 inmates flee indonesian prison

    Over 25 inmates flee Indonesian prison

    World | August 18, 2013 21:57 IST

    Jakarta: Around 25 to 30 inmates escaped from a crowded prison in Indonesia's Sumatra Island on Sunday following a riot.The inmates, who were at the Labuhan Ruku prison, located over 120 km from North Sumatra

  • tihar jail prisoner found dead with injuries on body

    Tihar jail prisoner found dead with injuries on body

    India | August 10, 2013 19:02 IST

    New Delhi, Aug 10: Nadeem, a murder accused, was found dead this morning inside the high-security Tihar Jail, with injuries on his body and neck, his tongue cut and blood from his nostrils.Family members alleged