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In humanity’s name

In humanity’s name

An Indian Supreme Court judge and a group of eminent citizens of India, approached by the Aman ki Asha initiative of the Jang and Times of India groups, have moved into swift action to try and secure...
India to release Pakistan prisoners next week

India to release Pakistan prisoners next week

PTI Twenty-nine Pakistani prisoners and some fishermen lodged in Indian jails will be released by the government by April 15. In a similar gesture, Islamabad is expected to release nearly 100 Indian...
Letter sent to Indian president for Dr Chishty’s release

Letter sent to Indian president for Dr Chishty’s release

News Desk KARACHI: A group of distinguished Indians has written to the Indian president asking for the release of an ailing octogenarian Pakistani prisoner, Dr Khaleel Chishty, who has been...
Zardari frees Indian prisoner of 27 years

Zardari frees Indian prisoner of 27 years

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday remitted the remaining jail term of Indian convict Gopal Das, who has been imprisoned in Pakistan for 27 years, days ahead of a visit to India by Prime...
Indian Supreme Court judges appeal

Indian Supreme Court judges appeal

In an unusual move, a double bench of the Supreme Court of India in response to a writ petition has appealed to the Pakistani authorities to release “on humanitarian grounds” an Indian...
‘A little more sense of urgency’

‘A little more sense of urgency’

Just days after India released 61 Pakistani prisoners at the behest of Indian Supreme Court, Pakistan arrested 13 Indian fishermen and seized their four boats seized. This latest arrest took place on...
The fishermen’s woes

The fishermen’s woes

By Sheher Bano Out at sea and out of touch with their families for 10-15 days at a time, the fishermen who eke out a precarious living along the coastal area between Pakistan and India risk not only...
The fishermen’s woes

The fishermen’s woes

Sheher Bano Out at sea and out of touch with their families for 10-15 days at a time, the fishermen who eke out a precarious living along the coastal area between Pakistan and India risk not only...
Fate of Indian juvenile prisoner Jitendra Arjunwar uncertain

Fate of Indian juvenile prisoner Jitendra Arjunwar uncertain

By Our Correspondent HYDERABAD: Fate of Indian runaway boy Jitendra Arjunwar, who was caught by the Pakistani border security agencies in August 12, 2013, is not clear yet, as the child rights...
Last batch of Indian fishermen leaves for home

Last batch of Indian fishermen leaves for home

Karachi: The last batch of Indian fishermen, comprising 141 men, was released on Monday morning from Malir Jail, Karachi. The released fisher men traveled to Lahore by three buses. Once they reach...