US jail uncovers apparent escape plot involving bedsheets

 Authorities say officials at a New York City jail have uncovered an apparent escape plot while sweeping the facility after learning of drug smuggling there.

Jun 18, 2015, 23:14 PM IST
Some Tbilisi zoo animals 'may still be on the loose'

Some Tbilisi zoo animals 'may still be on the loose'

Some animals from the flooded Tbilisi zoo might still be at large, zookeepers warned Thursday, after an escaped tiger mauled a man to death in the Georgian capital and had to be shot.

Jun 18, 2015, 19:30 PM IST

Search for escaped murderers enters 7th day in northern NY

Squads of law enforcement officers today began a seventh day of trying to track down two murderers who escaped from a maximum-security prison in northern New York and could be hiding out in swampy terrain swarming with blood-sucking insects.

Jun 12, 2015, 20:50 PM IST

Prison worker gave escaped convicts power tools: NY prosecutor

A female worker provided the power tools used by two escaped inmates to carry out their daring prison break, a New York prosecutor said Friday.

Jun 12, 2015, 19:27 PM IST

36 killed as 40 inmates escape in Iraq prison break: Police

Forty inmates in a prison in eastern Iraq, including some convicted of terrorism charges, have escaped amid a riot that killed at least six police officers and 30 prisoners, authorities said on Saturday.

May 09, 2015, 20:08 PM IST

Six prisoners escape from Meghalaya jail

Six prisoners, including five militants and a rape convict, escaped on Sunday from Williamnagar district jail in Meghalaya's East Garo Hills by overpowering the prison guards, police said.

May 04, 2015, 00:16 AM IST
Snow joke as daring Southampton hit the icy pistes

Snow joke as daring Southampton hit the icy pistes

Premier League clubs usually use fixture-free weeks as an opportunity to escape the English winter and visit warmer climes but Southampton have taken a novel approach by heading to the Swiss Alps.

Mar 06, 2015, 22:42 PM IST
Phillip Phillips sues to escape 'American Idol' contract

Phillip Phillips sues to escape 'American Idol' contract

Former 'American Idol' winner Phillip Phillips wants to part ways with producer of the show that launched his career.

Jan 28, 2015, 09:46 AM IST

Three prisoners escape from police lockup in Bihar

Three alleged criminals on Saturday escaped from a police station lockup in Munger district of Bihar prompting the police to launch a manhunt.

Jan 10, 2015, 17:16 PM IST

Four prisoners escape from Buxar jail in Bihar

Four prisoners accused of the murder of an under-trial today escaped from the Buxar sub-jail and a manhunt has been launched to nab them.

Jun 14, 2014, 15:37 PM IST

Four girls escape Boko Haram, 219 still missing: Official

Four more girls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants last month have escaped their captors, the education commissioner for Nigeria`s Borno state said on Wednesday, leaving 219 still missing.

May 29, 2014, 03:28 AM IST

Safety secured, Aston Villa owner to reveal future plans

Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner will release a statement on his future after the club`s final game of the season next week amid increasing speculation both he and manager Paul Lambert will depart after another narrow escape from relegation.

May 05, 2014, 11:57 AM IST

Enrique Iglesias` father has never met Anna Kournikova

Singer Enrique Iglesias` father and Spanish singer Julio Iglesias says he has never been in the same room as his son`s girlfriend, former tennis player Anna Kournikova, and that he has never met her.

Apr 19, 2014, 21:37 PM IST

Enrique Iglesias does not want to get married

Latin sensation Enrique Iglesias says even though he is not against the institution of marriage, it does not make much sense to him.

Mar 14, 2014, 16:47 PM IST

Psychopath is a tough nut to crack: Police

Psychopath killer Jaishankar, who was nabbed after a five-day manhunt, was sent to police custody on Saturday by the district magistrate.

Sep 10, 2013, 13:33 PM IST

At least 30 inmates escape from Indonesian prison

About 30 inmates escaped after a riot broke out on Sunday at an overcrowded prison in western Indonesia that was set ablaze, an official said.

Aug 19, 2013, 00:51 AM IST

Ten prisoners escape while being taken to court

Ten prisoners of Naini Central jail here on Monday escaped from the police custody while being escorted to a court, prompting the police to suspend four policemen.

Apr 08, 2013, 17:20 PM IST

Two brothers escape for Maoists grip in Odisha

Two brothers from a village in Odisha`s Gajapati district on Friday claimed that they were abducted by Maoists and asked by top rebel leader Sabyasachi Panda to work for his outfit.

Mar 08, 2013, 19:26 PM IST

Murder accused escapes from police custody

A murder accused has escaped from police custody outside the district jail here, police said on Monday.

Feb 11, 2013, 13:09 PM IST

Three inmates escape from Gurdaspur Jail

Three inmates lodged in Gurdaspur Central jail escaped in the wee hours thursday by cutting the bathroom grill and scaling the outer wall of the prison.

Oct 04, 2012, 11:20 AM IST