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Taliban kill nine policemen in Lahore (Second Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Nine policemen were shot dead by Taliban militants Thursday in Pakistan's Lahore city while they were asleep in a building.The attackers came on three motorcycles ... Read more...

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Nine policemen gunned down in Lahore (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Nine police personnel were shot dead Thursday in Lahore in a brazen attack by gunmen who stormed a building where they were asleep, a media report ... Read more...

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Nine policemen shot dead in Pakistan


July 12th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Nine police personnel were fatally shot Thursday in Lahore by gunmen who stormed a building where they were asleep, a media report said.The attackers came on ... Read more...

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Costa Rican court rules male inmate can wear women’s clothes


May 7th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
San Jose, May 7 (IANS/EFE) The Constitutional Chamber of Costa Rica's Supreme Court ordered prison officials to allow a male inmate to dress in women's clothing after he claimed that ... 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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Jail riot in UP after prisoner’s death


March 21st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) Two jail officials were critically injured in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district when prisoners, outraged over the death of a 22-year-old inmate following alleged medical negligence, attacked ... Read more...

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44 die in fight at Mexican prison (Lead)


February 20th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) At least 44 inmates died in a fight Sunday at the prison in Apodaca, a city in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, officials ... Read more...

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Lithuanian charged with Indian’s murder commits suicide


January 31st, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) A Lithuanian charged with the murders of an Indian-origin man and his British wife at their home in Birmingham has committed suicide in police custody, a ... Read more...

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Over 400 Kyrgyz prisoners stitch up their mouths


January 24th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 400 Kyrgyz prisoners stitched up their mouths Tuesday as part of a nationwide hunger strike that has spread throughout the country's pre-trial detention facilities, ... Read more...

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At least 3 killed in southern Thailand prison riot


September 5th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by BNO News
PATTANI, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- At least three people were killed on Monday morning when a prison riot broke out in the southern region of Thailand, officials were quoted as saying by ... Read more...

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Indian jails overcrowded, Uttar Pradesh the worst


August 9th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Indian jails are badly overcrowded, and the worst story comes from Uttar Pradesh.Against a total authorized capacity for 307,052 prisoners in 1,374 jails across the ... Read more...

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Married prison chaplain in UK jailed for 8-months for sex with inmate


March 16th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): A married prison chaplain in UK has been jailed for eight months after it was revealed that she had a sexual relationship with an inmate.Mother-of-two Jade Watson, 44, ... Read more...

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Shot Congresswoman now singing, enjoying matzo ball soup


March 4th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Phoenix (Arizona, US), Mar. 4 (ANI): Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot at point blank range in Tucson in January this year, has been showing emotion and an impressive grasp of ... Read more...

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iPod sent to British MP’s attacker mistaken for bomb


January 10th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) A package sent to a woman convict, who had stabbed British MP Stephen Timms, sparked off a full-scale bomb alert in prison, but the parcel later turned out ... Read more...

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Father-Son Duo Receive Death Sentence In Oregon Bank Bombing


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Salem, Oregon, Dec 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bruce and Joshua Turnidge, the father-son duo who were convicted for planting a bomb at a bank in the state of Oregon, have been ... Read more...

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Ashley Smith Did Not Commit Suicide, Psychologist’s Report Says


October 30th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A psychologist's report has ruled the death of 19-year-old Ashley Smith as accident thereby refuting speculations that the New Brunswick woman might have taken her own ... Read more...

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Being treated with kindness in jail: George Michael


October 5th, 2010 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Singer George Michael, who is serving eight-week jail term for driving under the influence of drugs, says he is being treated with "kindness" in the prison by both ... Read more...

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George Michael insists he is ‘not getting special treatment’ in jail


October 4th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): Popstar George Michael, who is serving an eight-week prison sentence for crashing his car, has revealed that he is getting "no special treatment of any kind" in jail.The ... Read more...

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Canadian cops face axe after watching lesbian cellmates’ sex romp


September 1st, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): Four Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers could lose their jobs for allegedly watching a sex romp between two lesbian cellmates on CCTV cameras.The four and three prison ... Read more...

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Brit Indian prisoner minted thousands of pounds running a brothel part-time


August 14th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.14 (ANI): Brit Indian Rashpal, a prisoner on day release from an open prison, ran a brothel for six months, it was revealed on Thursday.According to the Daily Mail, prison staff ... Read more...

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Nalini Sriharan shifted from Vellore jail


June 28th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, June 28 (ANI): Nalini Sriharan, who is serving life term in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, has been shifted out of the Vellore jail after she complained about harassment by ... Read more...

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Rajiv Gandhi assassin Nalini alleges harassment by jail authorities


June 13th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, June 13 (ANI): Rajiv Gandhi's assassin, Nalini Sriharan, who is serving a life term in Tamil Nadu's Vellore Central Prison, has alleged that the jail authorities are harassing her.In a ... Read more...

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Don’t treat Muslim prisoners as potential terrorists: British report (Lead)


June 8th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 8 (IANS) The present attitude of jail authorities in England and Wales to treat all Muslim prisoners as potential terrorists runs the risk of drawing them to extremism ... Read more...

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Muslim prisoners should not be treated as potential terrorists: British report (Lead)


June 8th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 8 (IANS) The British government was warned in an internal report that the present attitude of jail authorities in England and Wales to treat all Muslim prisoners as ... Read more...

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Don’t treat Muslim prisoners as potential terrorists: British report


June 8th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 8 (IANS) The government is warned that the present attitude of jail authorities in England and Wales to treat all Muslim prisoners as potential terrorists runs the risk ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UK prisoners embracing Islam to enjoy Muslim perks


June 8th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): A peculiar trend has been observed among UK prison inmates who are increasingly embracing Islam to entitle themselves to the protection of the fearsome Muslim gangs, apart from ... Read more...

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Two suspended, 200 more CCTV cameras in Tihar after custody death


May 17th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Two Tihar Jail wardens have been suspended and 200 additional CCTV cameras installed in prisons after a suspected custody death in February, the Delhi High Court was ... Read more...

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Canada bank robber adds 20 years to his sentence in Seattle, WA


March 9th, 2010 - 3:40 am ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) – A man of British Columbia, Canada was sentenced to 20 additional years in prison, bringing his sentence to 44 years imprisonment, for assault and trying to hire ... Read more...

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Now, new Ikea wardrobes for jailed UK hate preacher


December 14th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 14 (ANI): In what can be termed as a shocking revelation, hate preacher Abu Hamza has got huge new wardrobes installed in his prison cell, all purchased with the help ... Read more...

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Kenneth Biros executed in the Southern Ohio facility


December 9th, 2009 - 12:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Lucasville, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Convicted Trumbull County murderer Kenneth Biros apologized prior to his execution. He also thanked his family and friends in a benevolent spirit for their support ... Read more...

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British jail staff red-faced after inmates get drunk on anti-Swine Flu gel!


September 25th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep. 25 (ANI): Authorities at a British prison had to remove a hand gel meant to fight swine flu after inmates were found drunk on the alcoholic cleaner.Recently, dispensers containing ... Read more...

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Dilaudid Pills Worth $4,000 Seized By Prison Staff


June 26th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
This has happened more than a week ago but is coming to light only as recently as yesterday. It has been reported that the staffs at the Springhill Institution has seized ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe is a `Hell Hole’ for prisoners


April 1st, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg (South Africa), Apr.1 (ANI): A horrifying investigative film has exposed how prisoners in President Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe are dying from either disease or hunger.The documentary, shown last night on South Africa's ... Read more...

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UK Justice Ministry says prisoners should not be called ”inmates”


January 1st, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.1 (ANI): Britains Ministry of Justice has issued instructions to prison officers not to refer to their charges as "inmates" because it might offend them. According to a report in The ... Read more...

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Removal of crucifix from chapel sparks of religious, racial row in UK jail


December 16th, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.16 (ANI): The removal of a crucifix from a newly built chapel inside the category B Lewes Prison in East Sussex has sparked off a religious and a racial row ... Read more...

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