Six inmates in Taiwan hostage standoff commit suicide

Six prisoners at a southern Taiwan jail committed suicide on Thursday, ending a standoff after they took several staff hostage to complain about unfair trials and demand their freedom, officials said.

'Bigg Boss 8 Halla Bol': Secret eviction shocks inmates!
'Bigg Boss 8 Halla Bol': Secret eviction shocks inmates!

Each episode of reality show 'Bigg Boss season 8 is giving its viewers all the 'masala' they want. Last night's saw Gautam Gulati in a weak moment, when Ali Quli Mirza tried to get him out from the torture task, so that Pritam Singh from his team wins it.

Tihar starts re-lodging of 6000 inmates

 In order to break groupism among the inmates, Tihar jail administration has started re-lodging more than 6,000 prisoners in an alphabetical order replacing the earlier practice of keeping the accused in similar cases together.

Ex 'Bigg Boss' inmates celebrate with Salman Khan on 49th birthday!
Ex 'Bigg Boss' inmates celebrate with Salman Khan on 49th birthday!

Salman Khan turned 49-year-old today and B-Town has been showering him with best of the wishes on Twitter.

Prison break frees 200 inmates in central Nigeria

Gunmen broke into a prison in the central Nigerian city of Minna, freeing around 200 inmates, a police spokesman and security sources said.

'Bigg Boss 8': Nigaar Khan enters house, inmates surprised!
'Bigg Boss 8': Nigaar Khan enters house, inmates surprised!

The drama, fights and unwanted abuses inside the mad house of 'Bigg Boss' will get more interesting as Nigaar Khan made her surprise entry inside the 'BB8' abode. In yet another unexpected twist, last season's winner Gauahar Khan's elder sister is seen entering the house as the fourth wild card member after Ali, Dimpy and Renee.

Diseases are affecting inmates due to unhygienic condition in Tihar, HC told

 The Delhi High Court was today told that due to a large number of undertrials cramped in unhygienic conditions, they are being affected by numerous diseases in the jail premises.

'Bigg Boss 8': Sonali Raut re-enters house, inmates shocked!
'Bigg Boss 8': Sonali Raut re-enters house, inmates shocked!

 

 

New Delhi: The current season of reality show 'Bigg Boss' in indeed turning out to be full of surprises and unexpected turns. Last night's episode showed ousted contestant Sonali Raut, re-entering the house with a bang.

'Bigg Boss 8': Out from 'secret society', Puneet Issar welcomed by inmates!
'Bigg Boss 8': Out from 'secret society', Puneet Issar welcomed by inmates!

The big bad world of 'Bigg Boss 8' just got more interesting. The 'baap' of all reality shows saw actor Puneet Issar ousted from the 'secret society' in last night's episode. The veteran actor, who was part of the esteemed 'secret society' in 'BB8' house, was voted-out as the one, who is emotional in making decision, therefore he was asked by the Bigg Boss himself to move out.

Prison roof in Texas collapses, 19 inmates injured

Authorities say the roof of a privately run East Texas prison has collapsed, temporarily trapping dozens of inmates and sending 19 injured inmates to hospitals.

Lekhi expresses desire to wear khaadi saree made by Tiharmates

Impressed with the quality of khaadi produced in Tihar jail, BJP MP from New Delhi Lok Sabha seat today said she will wear sarees made from the fabric and also become the brand ambassador of the country`s largest prison.

Fifty-five inmates bust out of Ecuador jail

Fifty-five inmates escaped from an overcrowded jail in Ecuador but 20 were swiftly recaptured, authorities said.

Inmates escape jail in typhoon-hit Philippine city

A Philippine general says that inmates have escaped from a provincial jail in the typhoon-hit city of Tacloban after breaking down a jail wall.

Fight leaves seven inmates dead at Mexico prison

Local media dubbed the storm "St. Jude", after the patron saint of lost causes who is traditionally celebrated on October 28, and made comparisons to 1987 when a storm killed 18 people in Britain and felled some 15 million trees.

US committed to transfer Guantanamo Bay detainees: Hayden

The United States has said that it was committed to transfer detainees from the Guantanamo Bay, as the Pentagon announced a special envoy for the closer of the infamous detention center.

Five inmates flee from observation home in Delhi

A manhunt has been launch for five juveniles who had fled from an observation home in north-west Delhi, police said on Friday.

Police: At least 10 dead in Bolivia prison melee

At least 10 inmates were killed and about 50 hurt early on Friday in a battle among inmates for control of part of an overcrowded maximum-security prison in Bolivia`s eastern lowlands, the national police chief said.

Iraqi security forces recapture 349 escaped inmates

As many as 349 inmates, escaped last week from Baghdad`s major prison during assault by Islamic militants, were recaptured, said chief security officer of Baghdad.

Music bands of inmates on anvil in Bihar prisons

The prisoners have been known to participate in menial activities during stay in jails, but the authorities in Bihar prisons have set out on a novel programme to draw inmates` interest in music.

Eight jail inmates escape from Nepal prison

Eight inmates escaped from a prison in Nepal through a tunnel dug by them.