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  • J&K: Pak prisoners protest against Sanaullah's death May 9, 2013

    Jammu: Pakistani prisoners in high security Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu have gone on 'fast' protesting the death of Sanaullah Haq at a hospital in Chandigarh on Thursday. "Pakistani prisoners here (in the jail) have not taken food in afternoon...we are pursuing them," an officer of the state Prisons department...
  • Pak issues travel advisory for its citizens in India May 7, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday advised its citizens travelling to India to exercise "due caution" following reports that their security "may be in jeopardy". "The Government of Pakistan wishes to advise its citizens who are planning to travel to India to exercise due caution and care while travelling to various parts...
  • Pak High Commissioner visits injured prisoner Sanaullah May 6, 2013

    Chandigarh: Pakistani High Commissioner Salman Bashir on Monday has visited injured Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Haq at the hospital in Chandigarh. The condition of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Haq, injured in a scuffle with another inmate in a Jammu jail, remained critical. Bashir, along with other officials, visited the patient at PGIMER and...
  • Sarabjit's security was compromised: Pak rights watchdog May 2, 2013

    Lahore: Sarabjit Singh could not have been fatally attacked within the prison "without the knowledge and support of prison guards and the authorities", Pakistan's leading rights watchdog said on Thursday. The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan demanded action against "all those who played any part in the assault" on Sarabjit, who...
  • UP: Undertrial killed in Hapur court, lawyer injured April 2, 2013

    Hapur: An undertrial was shot dead and a lawyer along with a small girl was critically injured when unidentified assailants opened fire at Hapur court premises in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. The dead undertrial has been identified as Ashok Bhati and he was a member of the notorious Sunder Bhati...
  • Aung San Suu Kyi weighs Twitter vs Facebook November 16, 2010

    Nobel Prize winner and Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung Sang Suu Kyi in a statement said that the world should not forget more than 2000 people who're still being held as political prisoners . She has not yet decided whether to join Facebook or Twitter to connect with her supporters. ...
  • 7 convicts break free from court lock up in Jharkhand September 22, 2009

    Ranchi: Seven prisoners, including a Maoist commander, escaped from a court lockup from Jharkhand's Khuti district on Tuesday evening, police said. Around 20 prisoners were brought to the court premises for hearing in different cases and seven broke the window panes of the lockup and managed to escape, taking advantage...
  • Cricket is not Twenty20: Lord Jeffery Archer May 14, 2009

    Mumbai: After releasing his novel Prisoner of Birth in May 2008, legendary author Lord Jeffrey Archer is back in India. This time in Mumbai to launch his latest book, Paths of Glory and to catch up with his fans. On Wednesday evening Mumbai's ardent book lovers gathered at Landmark to...
  • Official says Guantanamo detainee tortured by US army January 15, 2009

    Washington: The official overseeing tribunals for Guantanamo Bay inmates has said the US military tortured a Saudi man accused of planning to take part in the September 11, 2001, attacks, prompting calls for his release. "We tortured Mohammed al- Qahtani," Susan Crawford said in an interview with the Washington...
  • Jailed MP wants comedy on prison TV June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Laughter is the best medicine, they say. So what if one is in jail serving an extended term, a little bit of humour therapy is all it takes to ward off the blues. Apparently depressed by his extended term in Capital’s Tihar Jail, MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav...