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Share intelligence to avoid Mumbai type attack: Rehman Malik


September 8th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) India must share intelligence on terrorists with Pakistan so that a "Mumbai type terror attack does not take place again", Interior Minister Rehman Malik said here ... Read more...

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Pakistan to release Sarabjit Singh soon, says lawyer


September 7th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national on death row, is all set to be released by the Pakistani government, his lawyer Awais Sheikh says.Sheikh has said ... Read more...

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Gambia confirms execution of nine prisoners


August 28th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Banjul, Aug 28 (IANS) Gambia has confirmed that nine prisoners being held on death row have been executed after the country's president vowed to carry out all death sentences by ... Read more...

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Krishna assures Sarabjit’s family he will take up issue


August 17th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has assured the family of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national on death row in Pakistan, that he would take up ... Read more...

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Two Indians freed from death row in Malaysia


August 7th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 7 (IANS) A court of appeal in Malaysia Tuesday freed two Indians from the death row after their conviction for carrying narcotics into the country was said ... Read more...

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Pranab son’s request to father: get Sarabjit freed


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) President-elect Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit has one request for his father - get Sarabjit Singh and other Indian prisoners languishing in Pakistan jails freed soon."As ... Read more...

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Will meet PM, Sonia, Rahul, says Sarabjit’s sister


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Dalbir Kaur, sister of Sarabjit Singh, who is on the death row in Pakistan, will be making a trip to Delhi soon to meet Prime ... Read more...

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Salman’s initiative will help in Sarabjit release: Dalbir Kaur


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Dalbir Kaur, sister of Sarabjit Singh, who is on the death row in Pakistan, is confident that Bollywood actor Salman Khan's initiative will help in ... Read more...

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Salman starts ‘free Sarabjit Singh’ campaign online


July 1st, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has launched an online campaign for Sarabjit Singh, an Indian on death row in Pakistan. He is urging people to sign ... Read more...

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Salman launches online petition for Sarabjit’s release


June 30th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has launched an online petition seeking the release of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian on death row in Pakistan."To people from all ... Read more...

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Punjab assembly resolution seeks Sarabjit’s release


June 29th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 29 (IANS) While hailing the release of Indian prisoner Surjeet Singh from Lahore prison a day ago, the Punjab assembly Friday unanimously passed a resolution seeking the immediate ... Read more...

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Support me to help free Sarabjit, Salman urges Pakistanis


June 29th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has urged the people of Pakistan to help him in efforts to free Sarabjit Singh, the Indian who is on death ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s family on indefinite fast; meets Krishna (Second Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Family members of Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh Thursday sat on an indefinite protest at Jantar Mantar in the national capital seeking his freedom ... Read more...

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Krishna assures family of Sarabjit’s release (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has assured family members of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on death row in Pakistan on terrorism charges, of his ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s family meets Krishna


June 28th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Shocked by the U-turn on the release of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on a death row in Pakistan on terrorism charges, his family members ... Read more...

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Sarabjit and Surjeet: Shock in one home, joy in another (Second Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar/Ferozepur, June 27 (IANS) The fate of two Indians in Pakistani jails -- Sarabjit Singh and Surjeet Singh -- by the turn of events since Tuesday has made their families ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s family shattered by Pakistan’s ‘cruel joke’ (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, June 27 (IANS) From jubilation to outrage and tears. Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's family said Wednesday they felt cheated by the cavalier manner in which the Pakistan government ... Read more...

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Jubilation to despair for Sarabjit’s family


June 27th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, June 27 (IANS) The celebrations in Punjab's Bhikhiwind village quickly turned to despair as news came in early Wednesday of Pakistan's apparent flip-flop on the pardon and release ... Read more...

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Four Britons, Indian held in Bali cocaine case


May 28th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Four Britons and an Indian have been arrested in Bali for allegedly smuggling cocaine into the country, it was reported here Monday.Lindsay Sandiford, from Redcar in ... Read more...

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Chisti may meet Sarabjit in Pakistan


May 11th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, May 11 (IANS) Octogenarian Pakistani prisoner Mohammad Khalil Chisti, who was Thursday permitted by the Supreme Court to visit Pakistan for a temporary stay, would like to meet Sarabjit ... Read more...

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Apex court takes over Rajiv assassins’ mercy pleas (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday transferred to itself petitions seeking commutation of the death sentence of the three assassins of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, on ... Read more...

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Apex court takes over Rajiv assassins’ mercy plea


May 1st, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday transferred to itself a petition seeking commutation of the death sentence of the three assassins of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, ... Read more...

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Apex court seeks details of mercy pleas decided in 2011 (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the government for details of mercy petitions decided by the president in 2011 and other similar pleas awaiting a decision.An ... Read more...

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SC slams Punjab government for ‘drama’ in Rajoana case


March 29th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday criticized the Punjab government for enacting a "drama" to frustrate the execution of death sentence awarded to Sikh terrorist Balwant Singh ... Read more...

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‘Indian youths on Sharjah death row could return May’


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), Feb 22 (IANS) Seventeen Indian youth on the death row in Sharjah for killing a Pakistani national could walk free in May as blood money has already been ... Read more...

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Apex court seeks details of pending mercy pleas (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday directed the home secretaries of all states to send records of all pending mercy petitions to the union home secretary by ... Read more...

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CJI to decide bench for hearing death row convict’s plea


February 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked Chief Justice S.H.Kapadia to decide which bench will hear the petition by a death row convict seeking the commutation of ... Read more...

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Russian woman sentenced to death in China


November 27th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 37-year-old Russian woman has been sentenced to death in China for drug trafficking, the Russian embassy in Beijing said.However, the sentence will be delayed ... Read more...

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Abolish death sentence: Britain


October 28th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 28 (IANS) Even as death penalty has become a major subject of debate in India, Britain wants death sentence to be abolished across the Commonwealth, British Foreign Secretary ... Read more...

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Yasin Malik, supporters arrested in Srinagar (Lead)


September 30th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 30 (IANS) Muhammad Yasin Malik, chairman of the separatist Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, was arrested along with some of his supporters in Srinagar Friday after he staged ... Read more...

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Sikh group raps Badal regime in Bhullar case


September 29th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 29 (IANS) The All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) Thursday demanded that the Punjab government headed by Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal should stop defending police officers responsible ... Read more...

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Amarinder questions Badal’s stand on Bhullar clemency


September 25th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) Congress leader Amarinder Singh Sunday questioned the move by Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to bring a resolution in the assembly seeking clemency for Khalistani ... Read more...

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17 Indians on death row to be freed


September 12th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 12 (IANS) Seventeen Indian nationals, originally sentenced to death by a Sharjah court for the murder of a Pakistani man, are expected to be released from jail within ... Read more...

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Kashmir police verify facts on those detained over blast


September 10th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 10 (IANS) Investigations related to detention of some people in connection with the Delhi blast are at an advanced stage and Jammu and Kashmir police are verifying facts, ... Read more...

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178 terrorism cases in US ended in convictions since 9/11 (To go with 9/11 accused has gone to the gallows)


September 10th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Of the 196 among 345 terrorism cases brought to US courts since the 9/11 attacks, 178 have ended in convictions.# Nearly 3,000 held on terrorism charges ... Read more...

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