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Kasab yet unaware of Supreme Court verdict

August 30th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Even though a day has passed since the Supreme Court upheld Ajmal Kasab's death sentence, the jailed Pakistani terrorist remains unaware of his fate, a prison ... Read more...

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Jail food makes me fat, says British prisoner

August 4th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) A prisoner at a jail in Britain has complained that the food being served in prison - comprising chips, pies and rice - was making him ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Another officer’s suicide stuns colleagues in UP

August 3rd, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) Yet another Uttar Pradesh officer - one known for his integrity - has killed himself because of growing tension at workplace.In the last four years, five ... Read more...

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Prison official slain in Venezuela

July 7th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 7 (IANS/EFE) The director of the women's annex of a prison in the western state of Tachira was murdered Friday along with her husband, Venezuelan authorities said.Nelly Ramon, ... Read more...

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Gunfire in Meerut jail as cops, inmates clash

April 18th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), April 18 (IANS) Rioting broke out at the district jail here Wednesday with prisoners pelting stones at policemen and jail staff and forces resorting to gunfire, injuring ... Read more...

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Convict pays bribe to escape prison on chopper

April 4th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A convict who fled a prison in Russia on a helicopter bought himself the opportunity with a bribe of 10,000 rubles (around $340), prosecutors said.Prison ... Read more...

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Raja Bhaiya inspects Lucknow jail, pulls up staff

March 24th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) Facing as many as three incidents of jail riots in different parts of Uttar Pradesh in the last fortnight, state Jails Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka ... Read more...

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Bihar to have its first ‘open jail’

March 5th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 5 (IANS) Some convicts in Bihar will soon get a chance to live with their families, step out for work and lead a life similar to that outside ... Read more...

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Police on the lookout for underwear escapee

January 12th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man sentenced to 23 years in a Japanese prison for attempted murder has escaped in only his underpants. Local news agencies say Li Guolin used a ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Quiet Diwali for Tihar Jail’s VIP inmates

October 27th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) DMK MP Kanimozhi, former minister A. Raja and other VIPs in the Tihar Jail here celebrated Diwali on a low key, greeting fellow prisoners and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Prisoners in Wales petition for extra Sky Sports

September 28th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wales, Sept 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prisoners at a prison in south Wales have petitioned their overseers to get them more Sky Sports channels. The prisoners get a single Sky Sports channel and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kalmadi to be examined by AIIMS for dementia

July 27th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, the jailed former chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, will be taken to the premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) ... Read more...

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53 Indians released from Bangladeshi jail

July 2nd, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) At least 53 Indian nationals held on various charges, including smuggling and trespassing, have been released from a jail in Bangladesh, a media report said.The jail ... Read more...

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41 Mexican guards to go on trial for jailbreak

December 29th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican judge decided to bring to trial 41 guards, among them seven women, posted to a penitentiary in the northern border city of Nuevo Laredo for ... Read more...

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Punjab jails crammed 150 percent beyond capacity

December 10th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Dec 10 (IANS) A space for 46 being occupied by 136 people -- that is the sorry state in the jail in Punjab's Moga town and in most other ... Read more...

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1000 North Koreans jailed for watching South Korean TV shows, films

December 6th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Dec 6(ANI): Over 1000 North Koreans have reportedly been jailed for secretly watching South Korean television shows and films, a Seoul-based defector group has said.North Korea Intellectuals Solidarity (NKIS) said that ... Read more...

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US prisoners to make their own toilet paper

December 3rd, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Prisoners in the US state of Iowa could soon be making their own toilet paper, in what officials describe as a bid to save taxpayers money.Under the plan, ... Read more...

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Gang Leader Peter Anthony Cantu Executed 13 Years After Murdering Two Teenagers

August 19th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Huntsville, Aug 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday, Texas state executed a criminal sentenced to death for the rape and murder of two teenage girl thirteen years ago. Peter Anthony Cantu, ... Read more...

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Nigerian prisoner admitted to mental hospital

July 2nd, 2010 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 1 (IANS) A Nigerian national, who was arrested for allegedly raping an Australian woman earlier this year, was admitted to a mental hospital Thursday after he allegedly inflicted injuries upon ... Read more...

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Erin Andrews ’stalker’ to serve sentence in Atlanta jail near her home

May 4th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 4 (ANI): The man who was convicted of stalking ESPN sportscaster Erin Andrews surrendered Monday at a federal prison in Atlanta-which is apparently his victim's home city.Michael Barrett, 48, ... Read more...

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Hypertension behind Madoff’s medical centre transfer, says prison official

December 25th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, December 25 (ANI): Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff did not land in hospital due to assault injuries, the federal Bureau of Prisons has said.The convicted 71-year-old, who defrauded investors of 65 ... Read more...

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Chino Prison Riot: Inmates Hospitalized

August 9th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by GD
A riot that began in Chino prison (California Institution for Men) on August 9th night at 8:20pm reportedly which is ambiguously being said to be caused by a difference between the Hispanics ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

British inmate released for pregnancy

August 6th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IBNS
Laos, Aug 6 (IBNS) A pregnant British woman, who was jailed in Laos on drug charges, has left the capital, Vientiane, on Thursday for homeland Britain, said an official from the Lao ... Read more...

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No VIP treatment in jail for Varun, but gets homemade food

March 29th, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), March 29 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Varun Gandhi, who was sent to jail here Saturday for his inflammatory speeches, did not get VIP treatment in prison ... Read more...

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Chennai jail warden sacked, 20 other officials transferred

August 5th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) A warden of the high security Puzhal Prison here was dismissed from service and 20 officials, including a jailor, were transferred with immediate effect after the warden was ... Read more...

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Over 250 lifers seek early release

July 11th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) A postgraduate prisoner has petitioned the Tamil Nadu government for the early release of over 250 lifers in a prison, official sources said Friday. Milleth Ismail sent a ... Read more...

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Tihar gets AIDS clinic, five test positives in fortnight

June 27th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) For the first time in the history of the capital's sprawling Tihar jail - which houses around 13,000 inmates, five prisoners have tested positive ... Read more...

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Qaeda commander Al-Libi moved freely in Peshawar

February 5th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb.5 (ANI): Libyan Al Qaeda commander Abu Laith Al-Libi, who was reportedly killed in a missile attack in North Waziristan last week, is said to have enjoyed unrestricted movement in and ... Read more...

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