Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 20:48
Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in his capacity as ruler of Dubai, has ordered the release of 892 Emirati and expatriate inmates from Dubai`s correctional and punitive establishments on the occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 15:37
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.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 03:52
The world must take immediate action against Israel over its detention without charge of 130 Palestinian prisoners on a long-term hunger strike, the Palestinian leadership said on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 20:55
Syria has begun releasing prisoners, many of whom were held without charge, under the broadest amnesty the country has seen since the Assad clan took power nearly 50 years ago.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 10:35
In what a Syrian lawmaker termed a “gift from the President”, the recently triumphant Bashar al-Assad announced a general amnesty for all crimes committed before June 9, 2014, reported state news agency (SANA).
Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 18:18
India on Friday rejected Pakistan government`s claim that there were 25 Pakistanis languishing in various prisons in the country even after completing their jail terms.
Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 01:00
Lawyers Congress, an advocates` body in Pakistan, has agreed to provide free legal aid to Indian prisoners languishing in Pakistani jails, National Panthers Party supremo Bhim Singh said on Thursday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 14:40
Indian-American Governor of Louisiana Bobby Jindal has slammed US President Barack Obama on releasing five Taliban prisoners in lieu of an American soldier who was under Taliban captivity for nearly five years.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 13:04
Altogether 87 inmates of several jails in southern Odisha have appeared for the Indira Gandhi National Open University`s (IGNOU) term-end examinations.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 04:14
President Barack Obama said Saturday the Qatari government had given the United States security guarantees over five Guantanamo Bay prisoners transferred to secure the release of a US soldier in Afghanistan.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 00:14
India Friday released 37 Pakistani prisoners lodged in Indian jails, reciprocating the gesture made by the Pakistani government earlier. The Pakistani prisoners, including 32 fishermen, have reached home.
Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 09:36
Pakistan today handed over 150 Indian fishermen and another prisoner held for crossing the border to Indian authorities at the Wagah border in a goodwill gesture by Premier Nawaz Sharif who is in India to attend the swearing in ceremony of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister.
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