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  • salman bashir visits sanaullah in hospital

    Salman Bashir visits Sanaullah in hospital

    India | May 06, 2013, 07:52 PM 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, 06:12 PM 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, 07:05 AM 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, 04:26 PM 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 | Apr 28, 2013, 07:06 PM 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 | Mar 28, 2013, 09:31 AM 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 | Nov 15, 2012, 06:56 PM 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 | Nov 08, 2012, 09:24 PM 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 | Oct 25, 2012, 03:31 PM 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 | Sep 26, 2012, 07:51 AM 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

    Aug 19, 2012, 08:10 PM 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

  • nineteen pak prisoners repatriated

    Nineteen Pak prisoners repatriated

    India | Jul 17, 2012, 10:58 PM IST

    Attari, Jul 17: In a goodwill gesture, India today repatriated 19 Pakistani prisoners, mostly fishermen, after releasing them from Bhuj jail.Of the nineteen repatriated prisoners, 18 were fishermen arrested nine months ago while allegedly fishing

  • mubarak to be sent back to prison

    Mubarak to be sent back to prison

    World | Jul 16, 2012, 08:25 PM IST

    Cairo, Jul 16: Convicted former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was today ordered back to prison by authorities who cited an “improvement” in his health, considered good for someone of his age.Mubarak, 84, sentenced to life

  • two ex argentine dictators convicted for baby thefts

    Two ex-Argentine dictators convicted for baby thefts

    World | Jul 06, 2012, 07:21 PM IST

    Buenos Aires, Jul 6:  Former Argentine dictator Jorge Rafael Videla was convicted and sentenced to 50 years Thursday for a systematic program to steal babies from prisoners who were kidnapped, tortured and killed during the

  • it s surjeet being released not sarabjit says zardari s

    It's Surjeet being released not Sarabjit, says Zardari's spokesman

    World | Jun 27, 2012, 08:31 AM IST

    Islamabad, Jun 27: Hours after reports emerged that Pakistan was to free Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, the presidential spokesman tonight clarified that authorities had taken steps for the release of another Indian prisoner

  • prez commutes death sentence of four prisoners

    Prez commutes death sentence of four prisoners

    India | May 31, 2012, 11:12 PM IST

    New Delhi, May 31: The death sentence of four prisoners, including a man convictd for rape and murder of a five-year-old girl, has been commuted to life imprisonment by the President.Three mercy petitions of four

  • sarabjit files fresh clemency appeal

    Sarabjit files fresh clemency appeal

    World | May 29, 2012, 12:10 PM IST

    Islamabad, May 29 : Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, convicted for alleged involvement in bomb attacks in 1990 in Pakistan, has sent a fresh clemency appeal to President Asif Ali Zardari, a media report

  • fonseka walks free calls himself a victim of vendetta

    Fonseka walks free, calls himself a victim of vendetta

    World | May 21, 2012, 06:47 PM IST

    Colombo, May 21: Sri Lanka's war hero Sarath Fonseka today walked free from prison a defiant man, after spending two years behind bars for crossing swords with the country's powerful President and dabbling into politics.The

  • osama s widows daughters sentenced to 45 days in prison

    Osama's Widows, Daughters Sentenced To 45 Days In Prison

    World | Apr 02, 2012, 04:42 PM IST

    Islamabad, Apr 2: Slain al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's three widows and two daughters were today sentenced to 45 days in prison and fined Rs 10,000 each for illegally entering and living in Pakistan by

  • manuela noriega has benign brain tumor say doctors

    Manuela Noriega Has Benign Brain Tumor, Say Doctors

    World | Mar 14, 2012, 08:37 AM IST

    Panama City, Mar 14: Doctors in Panama said Tuesday that former dictator Manuel Noriega has a benign brain tumor, a possible heart condition and other ailments that raise the risk of him dying in prison.A