prisoners - Latest News on prisoners | Read Breaking News on Zee News

Pay compensation to kin of dead Tihar prisoners, NHRC tells Delhi

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 05:46

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has told the government to provide monetary compensation of Rs.1 lakh each to the next of kin of the deceased who were undergoing their trials.

Pakistan Taliban extend ceasefire for 10 days after prisoner release

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 13:19

The Pakistani Taliban have extended their March ceasefire until April 10, a spokesman said Friday, following the release of a batch of low-level prisoners by the Pakistani government.

Pakistan denies releasing Taliban prisoners

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 19:40

The Pakistan government Thursday denied reports that Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) prisoners have been released in an effort to revive the peace talks.

Pakistan frees 16 Taliban prisoners in bid to revive peace talks

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 15:05

Pakistan has freed at least sixteen Taliban prisoners with the approval of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, officials said on Thursday, in a move designed to invigorate a shaky peace process with the militant group.

Chile struck by massive quake: As it happened

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 13:07

Taking the advantage of the quake that allowed jail break, 300 women prisoners escaped from the prison in Iquique.

Israel `no` on prisoners `slap in face` to peace: Palestine oficial

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 02:30

Israel`s refusal to free a final batch of Arab prisoners is another obstacle to US efforts to broker peace, a senior official in Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas`s Fatah party said.

British airmen mark 70 years since `Great Escape`

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 01:51

Fifty British airmen on Tuesday began a long trek in Poland marking 70 years since an audacious World War II breakout by Allied prisoners of war immortalised in the film "The Great Escape".

French prison ordered to provide halal food to Muslims

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 01:18

A French prison has been ordered to provide halal meals for Muslim prisoners pending a definitive ruling on the latest issue to pit the country`s secular tradition against Islamic practice.

Four under-trial prisoners escape from Sitamarhi jail

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 19:20

Four under-trial prisoners escaped from a jail in Sitamarhi district of Bihar taking advantage of a scuffle between some inmates and prison guards over poor quality of food, jail sources said Tuesday.

Auschwitz acquires stamps used to tattoo prisoners

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 01:14

Rare metal stamps used by the Nazis to tattoo prisoners at the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp have surfaced in Poland.

Escaped undertrial prisoners arrested in Assam

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 13:19

A team of capital police under crime branch in-charge SI Krishnendu Deb nabbed one of the escaped under-trial prisoners from Banderdewa area.

Send back prisoners who have completed term: Pakistan to India

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 20:29

Pakistan on Saturday asked India to repatriate all its nationals who have completed their prison sentences on humanitarian grounds following the alleged suicide of a Pakistani prisoner in Jammu jail.