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Fishermen’s release hailed; India and Pakistan must find a lasting solution

Fishermen’s release hailed; India and Pakistan must find a lasting solution

The decision of the Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan, Narendra Modi and Nawaz Sharif in their recent joint statement announcing the release of each other’s imprisoned fishermen has been...
India and Pakistan governments’ decision to release all fishermen in custody hailed

India and Pakistan governments’ decision to release all fishermen in custody hailed

India and Pakistan’s decision to soon release all fishermen and boats in each other’s custody is welcome news. They should also adopt a​ ‘No Arrest Policy’ The India and...
Pakistan releases Indian fishermen ahead of India’s announcement

Pakistan releases Indian fishermen ahead of India’s announcement

Both India and Pakistan are releasing each other’s imprisoned fishermen as goodwill gestures. Unfortunately, they keep repeating the cycle Pakistan on Thursday released 113 Indian fishermen after a...
India, Pakistan, cooperate to rescue each other’s citizens from Yemen

India, Pakistan, cooperate to rescue each other’s citizens from Yemen

India has appreciated Pakistan’s “generous gesture” of rescuing eleven Indian citizens from Yemen, flown to India on a special Pakistan Air Force aircraft India has appreciated...
Pakistan releases 57 Indian fishing boats in goodwill gesture

Pakistan releases 57 Indian fishing boats in goodwill gesture

Handsome is as handsome does By Mariana Baabar Islamabad, March 22, 2015: India on Sunday welcomed Pakistan’s unilateral goodwill gesture which sees 57 Indian fishing boats in its custody in...
Captured BSF jawan returns to India, says ‘treated well by Pakistan’

Captured BSF jawan returns to India, says ‘treated well by Pakistan’

ISLAMABAD: A BSF jawan, who was swept away into Pakistan by strong currents of Chenab river and picked up by Pakistan Rangers, on Friday said he was treated “better” than his expectation...
India sets nine Pakistanis free

India sets nine Pakistanis free

ISLAMABAD: In a unilateral goodwill gesture, India on Friday released nine Pakistani prisoners, four civil prisoners and five fishermen. The spokesperson at the Foreign Office added that earlier,...
Working for cross-border prisoners

Working for cross-border prisoners

The Supreme Court Bar Associations in India and Pakistan have agreed to help prisoners detained in each other’s countries In a welcome move, the Supreme Court Bar Associations of India and...
A humanitarian move

A humanitarian move

Pakistan released 151 Indian fishermen as a goodwill gesture ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of the new Modi-led Indian government on Monday. In an unprecedented move, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif...
Fishermen handed over to India

Fishermen handed over to India

Pakistan on Monday handed over 151 Indian nationals to their government at Wahga Border as a goodwill gesture by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The prisoners, including 150 fishermen, were released...