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Myanmar frees 70 political prisoners


Myanmar has agreed to release some 70 political prisoners, an official said Tuesday, after President Thein Sein vowed to free all dissidents by the end of the year.

Israel to free Palestinians as 'gesture' for talks


Jerusalem: Israel on Saturday announced it will release some Palestinian prisoners as a "gesture", as the two sides agreed to meet to pave the way for their first direct talks in three years.
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Prisoners stab warden, escape from sub-jail

In a daring attempt, four remand prisoners escaped from the sub-jail here on Tuesday morning by stabbing the warden, police said.

Mohammad Iqbal, one of the four and an accused in a murder case, was

NLS students help women prisoners

Students of the premier National Law School India University are extending legal assistance to the inmates of Parappana Agrahara Central Prison, and have helped more than 25 women prisoners till now.

Reformed prisoners to get job opportunities

In an attempt to give a new lease of life to prisoners who want to turn over a new leaf, the state government has teamed up with a few private companies to provide them with job opportunities.

To th

Lifer’s wife awaits his release


Nineteen-year-old Mohammed Ibrahim was arrested in 1998 on suspicion in a murder case. He was tried and sentenced to life, in Coimbatore prison.

Every September, when prisoners with good conduct are

428 Pak nationals in Indian jails: Govt tells parliament

A total of 428 Pakistani nationals, including 85 fishermen, are currently being held in Indian jails, according to information provided by the government in parliament here on Monday.

The detained P

Only 69 Indians jailed in Pak? Delhi feels it’s 250

A day after Pakistan demanded an apology from India on alleged Indian spy Surjeet Singh, India on Monday gave Pakistan a fresh list of 269 Pakistani prisoners, including 26/11 accused Ajmal Kasab, he

Why Pakistanis in jail if sentence over: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed its anguish at mentally challenged and deaf-mute foreign nationals, mostly Pakistanis, who continued to languish in Indian jails long after completing their sent

Release prisoners who have completed their terms: Pak leader

As a step forward to normalise relations between India and Pakistan, the two sides should release prisoners who have completed their sentences, Pakistan People's Party vice president and former minist

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