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Pakistan hands over two fishermen to India

Pakistan hands over two fishermen to India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday handed over two Indian prisoners to Indian authorities at Wagha Border. The prisoners who are fishermen have been handed over to India as a good will gesture, said press...
India, Pakistan agree to facilitate faster repatriation of each other’s fishermen and boats, engage more on hotline

India, Pakistan agree to facilitate faster repatriation of each other’s fishermen and boats, engage more on hotline

Focusing on an issue that needs to be addressed on humanitarian grounds Signaling a slight thaw in their troubled bilateral relations, India and Pakistan have decided to ensure closer coordination...
India, Pakistan to revive joint judicial panel on prisoners, fishermen

India, Pakistan to revive joint judicial panel on prisoners, fishermen

Pakistan has responded positively to India’s proposal to revive a mechanism of a joint judicial panel which looks into humanitarian issues of fishermen and prisoners in each other’s...
Pakistan releases 145 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture

Pakistan releases 145 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture

Pakistani on Thursday freed 145 Indian fishermen, held for allegedly fishing in its territorial waters. The release of the fishermen comes as a goodwill gesture amidst a war of words between...
Foundation helps repatriate Indian fishermen stranded in Pakistan jails

Foundation helps repatriate Indian fishermen stranded in Pakistan jails

Indian fishermen, released from Pakistan jails on Monday, said that merely a day and a half spent with the volunteers of Edhi Foundation on the way from Karachi to Wagah helped them forget years of...
Pakistan releases 63 fishermen mid-sea after India rescues Pakistanis

Pakistan releases 63 fishermen mid-sea after India rescues Pakistanis

After the Indian Coast Guard released two rescued Pakistani marines on Tuesday following an accident at sea, the Pakistan Marine Security Agency reciprocated by releasing 63 Indian fishermen along...
Pakistan, India must follow No Arrest policy for fishermen

Pakistan, India must follow No Arrest policy for fishermen

Pakistan’s arrest of 100 Indian fishermen causes concern While appreciating Pakistan’s release of over 400 Indian fishermen at the end of December 2016, rights groups have expressed their...
India, Pakistan fishermen: caught in a web of hostility

India, Pakistan fishermen: caught in a web of hostility

When 230 Indian fishermen released from Pakistani prisons disembarked in Veraval, Gujarat on 29 December, Dhirubhai Gohil, 28, was waiting with a picture of his elder brother, Kalubhai, 35. As...
Pakistan’s move to release over 400 Indian fishermen,  a welcome goodwill gesture

Pakistan’s move to release over 400 Indian fishermen,  a welcome goodwill gesture

Peace groups have welcomed the Pakistan government’s decision to release 439 arrested Indian fishermen as a goodwill gesture. The fishermen will be released in two batches — 220 on 25...
Pakistan releases 18 Indian fishermen

Pakistan releases 18 Indian fishermen

Activists demand faster identity verification and timely release of incarcerated cross-border prisoners Pakistan on Sunday released 18 Indian fishermen from its Karachi prison. They will be...