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296 Indian nationals in Pakistan jails

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 19:45

Pakistan on said that 296 Indian nationals, mostly fishermen, are being held in various jails in the country.

Hi-tech security systems to be installed in Delhi prisons

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 23:58

Hi-tech security systems will be installed in three prisons in Delhi, including Tihar, to prevent smuggling of surgical blades and other prohibited items inside the jails.

Delhi jails to get hi-tech security systems

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 18:44

Hi-tech security systems will soon be installed in three prisons in Delhi, including the Tihar Jail complex, to ensure that surgical blades and other prohibited items are not smuggled inside, the government said Sunday.

UAE jails 6 Arabs for forming `Qaeda` cell

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 20:30

A UAE top court today jailed six Arabs for seven years after convicting them of forming an "Al-Qaeda" cell and raising funds for Al-Nusra Front, the jihadist network`s Syrian affiliate.

`No Pak prisoners in Indian jails who have completed sentence`

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.

`Indian prisoners to get free legal aid from Pak lawyers body`

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.

Egypt court jails more than 160 Brotherhood supporters

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 18:42

An Egyptian court jailed more than 160 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to up to 15 years in prison on Sunday, pressing a crackdown on the Islamist group before a presidential election former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is expected to win.

Don`t oppose bail plea in 36 cases, recommends Buch committee

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 00:39

A high-powered standing committee constituted for reviewing the cases of undertrials languishing in Chhattisgarh jails today recommended the state government not to oppose the bail plea of prisoners in 36 cases.

Indonesia jails mastermind of Myanmar embassy bomb plot

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 12:41

An Indonesian court Tuesday jailed the mastermind of an Islamic extremist plot to bomb the Myanmar embassy for seven-and-a-half years, but the militant pledged to "continue fighting the enemies of Islam".

Over 6000 Indians languishing in foreign jails

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 16:44

Over 6,000 Indians are currently languishing in foreign jails with maximum of 1,400 being lodged in Saudi Arabia, for range of crimes like violation of visa rules, overstay, illegal entry and robbery.

HC tells Maharashtra govt to take security measures in jails

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 19:24

The Bombay High Court on Friday asked Maharashtra government to inform it by October 24 what security measures the state proposed to take in Mumbai Central jail and Taloja prison in Navi Mumhai.

Pakistan to release four Indian prisoners

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 11:26

A federal review board comprising two judges of the Supreme Court has ordered release of four Indian prisoners, who have been languishing in different Pakistani jails on the charges of `illegal stay`.