Prisoner found posting pics on FB, probe ordered

 A prisoner, lodged at the Burdwan Correctional Home for the past one year, has been allegedly found posting his pictures and of other inmates on social networking site Facebook, thus causing a flutter among the administration here.

May 04, 2016, 01:56 AM IST

India to raise Kirpal Singh’s death issue with Pakistan at top level

Indian foreign minister has said that Kripal Singh's death will be probed and raised with Pakistan at top level.

Apr 14, 2016, 13:09 PM IST
The Weeknd, Del Rey collaboration 'Prisoner' arrives online

The Weeknd, Del Rey collaboration 'Prisoner' arrives online

Singers The Weeknd and Lana Del Rey's gloomy duet "Prisoner" has surfaced online.

Aug 23, 2015, 11:58 AM IST

Caught on camera: Murder convict escapes from MP jail, arrested in 24 hours

A prisoner, who had escaped from Madhya Pradesh jail using some athletic moves to scale the walls holding him, was arrested later.

Jul 23, 2015, 22:47 PM IST

UN petition seeks release of reporter held in Iran

The Washington Post filed a UN petition today seeking the release of its correspondent Jason Rezaian by Iran, as the dual-national journalist began a second year behind bars.

Jul 23, 2015, 00:48 AM IST

Court dismisses plea to move Vyapam prisoner to another prison

A special court here on Monday dismissed a plea seeking shifting of 17 accused in the high- profile Vyapam scam to another jail from the district prison in the wake of the death of a prisoner. Who was allegedly involved in the scam, last month.

Jul 13, 2015, 21:56 PM IST

Prisoner escapes from sub jail in TN

A notorious criminal involved in several theft cases escaped from the sub jail here on Sunday, police said.

Jun 28, 2015, 15:38 PM IST
US woman pleads not guilty to helping killers escape

US woman pleads not guilty to helping killers escape

A female prison worker pleaded not guilty Friday to allegedly helping two killers escape a maximum-security New York state jail, as a massive police manhunt slipped into an eighth day.

Jun 13, 2015, 12:41 PM IST

Egypt deports US citizen and son of Islamist figure

Egypt on Saturday deported a US-Egyptian citizen sentenced to life in jail on charges of destabilising the country as part of a crackdown on the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, officials said.

May 30, 2015, 18:20 PM IST

Egypt frees US-Egyptian national sentenced to life in prison

Egyptian authorities freed a dual US-Egyptian citizen today who had been on hunger strike for over a year and was sentenced to life in prison on charges of financing an anti-government sit-in and spreading "false news."

May 30, 2015, 17:46 PM IST

Pakistan hangs another prisoner

Pakistan on Tuesday hanged another prisoner convicted for murder, as execution continue despite pressure by international right groups.

Apr 14, 2015, 14:31 PM IST
This prisoner doesn't want Kimye to enter Florida

This prisoner doesn't want Kimye to enter Florida

 A prisoner wants to ban Kanye West and Kim Kardashian from entering Florida as he feels that the US state needs protection from the couple.

Apr 09, 2015, 13:50 PM IST

Delhi: Man stabbed to death in Tihar Jail

One prisoner was allegedly stabbed to death at Tihar Jail in Delhi.

Apr 09, 2015, 13:03 PM IST

Prisoner commits suicide in Nashik jail

 A 27-year-old prisoner allegedly committed suicide at the Nashik Road Central jail here in the wee hours of Monday, police said.

Apr 06, 2015, 18:06 PM IST

Mexican prisoner, tortured into confession, freed after 23 years

Mexico`s Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of a prisoner who had spent 23 years in jail for a double murder after it concluded he had confessed under torture.

Mar 19, 2015, 11:41 AM IST

Muzaffarnagar riots: Undertrial prisoner dies

An undertrial prisoner accused of committing arson and murder during the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots died in a district jail here, jail authorities said on Friday.

Feb 06, 2015, 14:23 PM IST

Kadapa jail inmate arrested in AP

Machilipatnam: A prisoner at Andhra Pradesh's Kaddapa district jail who had escaped from custody of police while being taken from Anantapur to Kadapa jail, has been arrested, police said Tuesday.

Dec 16, 2014, 16:28 PM IST

Absconding prisoner nabbed in China

A prisoner on death reprieve who had escaped from a jail in South China, was captured today.

Nov 02, 2014, 16:32 PM IST

Kidnapped Israelis shot 10 times with silenced gun: US lab

Three Israeli teenagers who were abducted by Palestinians in the occupied West Bank last month were shot at least 10 times with a silenced gun in what appeared to be premeditated killings, a US official involved in the investigation said.

Jul 09, 2014, 17:19 PM IST

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