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    Inmates turn RJs, run FM Radio stations in Telangana prisons

    India | June 12, 2019 11:07 IST

    As part of a scheme to reform and rehabilitate prisoners, the Prisons Department started the project wherein select inmates were being trained to run FM Radio stations 'Antarvani' (inner voice).

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    Indian CEO charged in US with securities fraud

    World | June 06, 2019 7:19 IST

    The charges carries a maximum potential penalty of 20 years in prison and a USD 5 million fine.

  • bengal prisons to have video conferencing facilities

    Bengal prisons to have video conferencing facilities

    India | May 12, 2015 10:49 IST

    Kolkata: Correctional homes in West Bengal are all set to have video-conferencing facilities to prevent undertrial prisoners from escaping on way to courts.  “This installation of video conferencing is part of enhancement of security apparatus

  • nz law assigns prison sentences for match fixing

    NZ law assigns prison sentences for match fixing

    Cricket | December 04, 2014 15:39 IST

    Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand lawmakers have unanimously passed a bill which will give police increased powers to tackle match-fixing ahead of next year's Cricket World Cup.The bill passed this week will become law before

  • prison suicide rate rises in britain

    Prison suicide rate rises in Britain

    World | September 12, 2014 7:55 IST

    London: The number of prisoners who took their own lives in England and Wales from 2013-14 increased by 64 percent, according to an independent investigation released on Thursday.The prisons complaint watchdog Prisons and Probation Ombudsman

  • 486 undertrials released from two prisons

    486 undertrials released from two prisons

    India | September 08, 2014 7:21 IST

    Salem/Tirunelveli: A total of 486 undertrials were released at the annual prison adalats held in prisons in the two towns, police said.In Salem, 455 undertrials, arrested for petty offences, were released today from Central prison

  • old abandoned jails in telangana to be turned into museums

    Old, abandoned jails in Telangana to be turned into museums

    India | August 28, 2014 8:06 IST

    Hyderabad: All old and abandoned jails in Telangana state will be converted into museums in a bid to link the prison department to society for its betterment, a top official said here yesterday."In the first

  • 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

  • madhu koda alleges conspiracy to eliminate him

    Madhu Koda Alleges Conspiracy To Eliminate Him

    India | November 03, 2011 8:19 IST

    Ranchi, Nov 3 : Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda  on Wednesday  alleged that the Monday incident when he was assulted inside a jail here was a conspiracy to eliminate him.  “It was a conspiracy

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