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  • india releases 22 pakistanis

    India releases 22 Pakistanis

    India | July 30, 2013 20:39 IST

    Amritsar, July 30: At least 22 Pakistani nationals, including 19 fishermen, were released on Tuesday by Indian authorities and allowed to go home from the Attari-Wagah border.The Pakistani fishermen had been arrested for crossing into

  • militants attack prison in northwest pakistan

    Militants attack prison in northwest Pakistan

    World | July 30, 2013 10:47 IST

    Dera Ismail Khan, July 30: Dozens of Taliban militants armed with guns, grenades and bombs attacked a prison in northwest Pakistan, freeing more than 250 prisoners, including 25 “dangerous terrorists,” officials said.The militants killed six

  • eight prisoners injured in tihar jail clash

    Eight prisoners injured in Tihar Jail clash

    India | July 21, 2013 21:10 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 21: Eight prisoners in high security Tihar jail here were today injured in a clash between two groups, jail officials said.“Two groups of inmates, mostly repeat offenders who were lodged in jail

  • five prison officials suspended in jharkhand

    Five prison officials suspended in Jharkhand

    India | July 13, 2013 18:52 IST

    Ranchi, July 13: Four jail superintendents and an assistant Inspector General of Police, of different jails, have been suspended on charges of dereliction of duty, a senior home department official said today.  Birsa Munda Jail

  • uae to release 973 prisoners on ramadan

    UAE to release 973 prisoners on Ramadan

    World | July 09, 2013 6:43 IST

    Abu Dhabi, July 9: The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered releasing 973 prisoners, serving different jail terms, on the advent of the holy month of Ramadan.Sheikh Khalifa

  • prisoner attempts suicide by consuming phenyl at haflong

    Prisoner attempts suicide by consuming phenyl at Haflong jail

    India | July 01, 2013 13:49 IST

    Haflong (Assam), July 1: A prisoner in Haflong central jail attempted to commit suicide by consuming phenyl.     According to jail sources, the murder-accused Arjun Munda is being treated at the Haflong Civil Hospital after he

  • after chamel and sarabjit singh another indian prisoner

    After Chamel and Sarabjit Singh, another Indian prisoner dies in Lahore jail

    World | June 28, 2013 7:03 IST

    Lahore, Jun 28: Zakir Mumtaz, an  Indian prisoner died of a suspected heart attack in Jinnah Hospital, Lahore on Thursday, official sources said.Zakir Mumtaz, believed to be a resident of a village near Amritsar, was

  • prison fine for ragging in tripura

    Prison, fine for ragging in Tripura

    India | May 15, 2013 17:05 IST

    Agartala, May 15: Students caught ragging other students in any educational institutions in Tripura will be get a maximum of four years in prison and a fine, a government notification said here Wednesday.A Tripura government

  • prisoners flee by digging tunnel in nepal

    Prisoners flee by digging tunnel in Nepal

    World | May 12, 2013 17:33 IST

    Kathmandu, May 12: Eight people jailed for rape, burglary and smuggling escaped from a prison in Nepal by digging a tunnel, officials said Sunday.The incident took place Saturday midnight in Rolpa district, 280 km west

  • salman bashir visits sanaullah in hospital

    Salman Bashir visits Sanaullah in hospital

    India | May 06, 2013 19:52 IST

    Chandigarh, May 6: Pakistan High Commissioner Salman Bashir on Monday visited prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, injured in a scuffle with another inmate in a Jammu jail, at PGIMER here and said his chances of survival seemed

  • sarabjit to be cremated in bhikhiwind friday anger in town

    Sarabjit to be cremated in Bhikhiwind Friday; anger in town

    India | May 02, 2013 18:12 IST

    Bhikhiwind (Punjab), May 2: Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who died in Pakistan early Thursday, will be cremated in his hometown Bhikhiwind in Punjab's border district of Tarn Taran, amid great anger in the town.Sarabjit's family,

  • bollywood erupts in fury over indian prisoner sarabjit s

    Bollywood erupts in fury over Indian prisoner Sarabjit's death in Pak

    Bollywood | May 03, 2013 7:05 IST

    New delhi, May 3: Pak authorities must be answerable to all its citizens who feel ashamed by this incident and Ind authorities to all those who feel abandoned. It was anguish remark by Actor-singer-director Farhan

  • tight security for pak prisoners in maharashtra jails

    Tight security for Pak prisoners in Maharashtra jails

    India | May 01, 2013 16:26 IST

    Mumbai, May 1: Following the brutal assault on Indian national Sarabjit Singh in a Pakistan jail, security of neighbouring country's prisoners in Maharashtra jails has been tightened, a senior police official said.Additional Director General of

  • family meets sarabjit

    Family meets Sarabjit

    World | April 28, 2013 19:06 IST

    Lahore, Apr 28: The distraught family of a comatose Sarabjit Singh was on Sunday allowed to have a glimpse of him from a distance at the hospital where he is being treated after a brutal

  • will take up with centre prisoner s death in pakistan j k

    Will take up with Centre prisoner's death in Pakistan: J&K

    India | March 28, 2013 9:31 IST

    Jammu, Mar 28: Days after an Indian prisoner was allegedly tortured to death in a Pakistani jail, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday said it would take up the matter with the Centre even

  • myanmar announces release of 452 prisoners

    Myanmar announces release of 452 prisoners

    World | November 15, 2012 18:56 IST

    Yangnon, Nov 15: Myanmar ordered 452 prisoners to be freed on Thursday in an apparent goodwill gesture ahead of a historic visit by US PresidentBarack Obama, but activists criticized the move for failing to focus

  • man behind anti islam film gets a year in prison

    Man behind anti-Islam film gets a year in prison

    World | November 08, 2012 21:24 IST

    Los Angeles,Nov 8: The man behind an anti-Muslim film that led to violence in many parts of the Middle East was sentenced to a year in federal prison for probation violations in an unrelated matter,

  • uae emirate pardons 47 prisoners

    UAE emirate pardons 47 prisoners

    World | October 25, 2012 15:31 IST

    Fujairah (UAE), Oct 25:  The UAE emirate of Fujairah has ordered the release of 47 prisoners as a goodwill gesture on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha.The order was issued by Fujairah ruler Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed

  • gyllenhaal in talks for prisoners

    Gyllenhaal in talks for 'Prisoners'

    Hollywood | September 26, 2012 7:51 IST

    Los Angeles, Sep 26: Actor Jake Gyllenhaal is reportedly in talks to star in Alcon Entertainment's crime drama "Prisoners".The actor is in talks to play a detective investigating the kidnapping of a young girl. If

  • centre planning law to give prison term to chief secys for

    Centre planning law to give prison term to chief secys for power overdrawal

    August 19, 2012 20:10 IST

    New Delhi, Aug 19: The government is contemplating levying heavy penalties on states overdrawing electricity that results in grid failure and possible imprisonment of chief secretaries to check the menace."I am contemplating now heavy fine