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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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Surjeet given rousing welcome in Punjab’s Phidde village


June 29th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) Hundreds gathered in Phidde village of Punjab's Ferozepur district to give a rousing welcome to Surjeet Singh, who returned home after more than 30 years ... Read more...

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Surjeet home after 30 years, says he was a spy (Roundup)


June 28th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) After more than 30 years of incarceration in Pakistan, Surjeet Singh returned home Thursday to a tumultuous and teary welcome from family and friends and ... Read more...

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Surjeet is home, after 30 years in Pakistan prison (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) After 30 years of incarceration in Pakistan on charges of being a spy, Surjeet Singh returned home Thursday to a tumultuous and teary welcome from ... Read more...

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Government should explain Sarabjit confusion: BJP


June 27th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday asked the government should explain how Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna announced that Pakistan would release death row prisoner ... Read more...

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Zardari commutes Indian prisoner Sarabjit’s death sentence


June 26th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Tuesday commuted to life the death sentence of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was convicted more than two decades ago for ... Read more...

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Man dies after kite’s string cuts his throat


November 10th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 10 (IANS) A 30-year-old man died in Pakistan's Lahore city after a stray kite's string cut his throat.According to the police, the man was on his way to ... Read more...

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Pakistan court seeks reply on likely pardon for Sarabjit


June 15th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 15 (IANS) A Pakistani court has sought reply within three weeks from the government on a petition "seeking judicial restraint" on the possible presidential pardon to Indian ... Read more...

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Pakistan releases Indian national after 27 years


April 7th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday released Gopal Dass, an Indian national who was jailed for 27 years on espionage charges, Xinhua quoted local media as saying.He was set to ... Read more...

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Indian jailed in Pakistan to be freed Thursday


April 6th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 6 (IANS) Gopal Dass (50), the Indian jailed in Pakistan for over 27 years, is expected to be released Thursday, according to his brother Anand Veer."My brother's lawyer ... Read more...

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Pak court rejects two petitions filed against Raymond Davis


March 7th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 7(ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday discarded two petitions regarding double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis, who is being tried in an additional district and sessions court in ... Read more...

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Two US law experts meet Davis, discuss legal issues in double murder case


March 6th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 6(ANI): The US government has reportedly assigned two American legal experts to defend double murder-accused CIA contractor Raymond Davis, who is being tried in an additional district and sessions court ... Read more...

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Two US law experts reach Lahore to provide legal assistance to Davis


March 5th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 5(ANI): Two US law experts arrived in Lahore on Saturday to provide legal assistance to double murder-accused CIA contractor Raymond Davis.According to sources, the American law experts will meet Davis ... Read more...

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Lahore HC rejects plea to block ‘possible transfer’ of Davis to Rawalpindi prison


March 4th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 4(ANI): The Lahore High Court has rejected a petition seeking to block a possible transfer of double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis from Lahore's Kot Lakhpat prison to the Adiyala ... Read more...

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Taliban warn to whisk away PPP leaders if Pak Govt allows Davis to go scot-free


February 25th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Miranshah, Feb 25(ANI): The Taliban have warned the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) against releasing alleged Central Intelligence Agency agent Raymond Davis, who is facing murder charges for killing two Pakistani men ... Read more...

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Murder-accused American ends hunger strike over “substandard food” in Pak jail:Sources


February 24th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 24(ANI): Double-murder accused US official Raymond Davis, who had gone on a hunger strike in a Lahore prison to protest against "substandard food" being given to him and to press ... Read more...

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Raymond Davis on hunger strike over ’substandard food’ in Pak prison


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 23(ANI): Raymond Davis, who is facing double murder charges in Pakistan, has gone on a hunger strike in a Lahore prison to protest against "substandard food" being given to him ... Read more...

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US Embassy denies reports about Davis’ rude behaviour, special treatment in jail


February 16th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 16(ANI): The US Consul General in Lahorehas dismissed media reports that double-murder accused US diplomat Raymond Davis and the US officials who visited him in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail had ... Read more...

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Pak jail loudspeakers muted as Davis ‘complained of disturbance by morning prayer call’


February 15th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 15(ANI): In a bizarre incident that shows special treatment being meted out to double-murder accused US diplomat Raymond Davis in Pakistani prison, the loudspeakers in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail were ... Read more...

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Terrorists feasting on fresh chicken, beef, eggs, and milk in Pak prisons!


November 27th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov.27 (ANI): Its not all that bad to be a prisoner in Pakistan, as one can enjoy sumptuous meals consisting chicken and farm fresh milk while in custody.There may be overcrowding ... Read more...

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Indian prisoner dies in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat Jail


October 29th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct.29 (ANI): An Indian prisoner, Soraj Singh, who was locked up in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail, died on Wednesday.According to jail officials, Singh, who was arrested over charges of illegal immigration ... Read more...

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The Fight for Peace


August 17th, 2009 - 10:53 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mahesh Bhatt was in Pakistan last week to meet and join some social activists who are fighting to save Sarabjit Singh's life. Mahesh who was in Karachi for two days met ... Read more...

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Sarabjit Singh’s lawyer meets his family in Amritsar


August 14th, 2009 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 14 (IANS) The lawyer representing Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on a death row in Pakistan on terrorism charges, Friday said the case of his client was crucial to ties ... Read more...

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Pak death row inmate Sarabjit Singh files fresh application in Supreme Court


July 22nd, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 22 (ANI): A fresh application has been filed before the Pakistan Supreme Court seeking review of its decision to dismiss the Indian death row inmate Sarabjit Singh's petition challenging his ... Read more...

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Pak death row inmate Sarabjit Singh’s mercy plea forwarded to Zardari


July 9th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 9 (ANI): Sarabjit Singh's mercy plea, requesting that his death sentence be commuted to life imprisonment, has been forwarded to Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, The Daily Times reports.The plea ... Read more...

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Pakistan Supreme Court dismisses Indian prisoner Sarabjit’s mercy plea (Lead)


June 24th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Wednesday rejected the mercy petition of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who has been on death row for 18 years, after his lawyer failed to ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s family distraught after mercy plea rejection


June 24th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhikiwind (Punjab), June 24 (IANS) The government must intervene to save Sarabjit Singh's life, said the distraught family of the Indian prisoner who has been on death row in Pakistan for ... Read more...

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Sarabjit Singh’s review petition quashed following failure of lawyer to attend


June 24th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 24 (ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the review petition filed by Sarabjit Singh challenging his death sentence, thus maintaining the death sentence awarded earlier.According to The News, ... Read more...

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Indian found dead in Lahore jail


April 10th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.10 (ANI): A 20-year-old Indian civilian has reportedly been found dead inside the Kot Lakhpat District Jail here under mysterious circumstances.Jail officials, however, said that the man identified as Muhammad Naeem ... Read more...

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Pakistan hints at ‘positive’ outcome on Sarabjeet release


November 27th, 2008 - 1:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday said it was examining India's request for the release of death row prisoner Sarabjeet Singh and hoped that "something positive" will come out of it. ... Read more...

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Pak law minister says Sarabjit wont be pardoned if found guilty


October 6th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 6 (ANI): Sarabjit Singh, the Indian prisoner in Pakistan whom his family claims has been a victim of mistaken identity, will not be pardoned if found guilty, said Pakistan ... Read more...

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Released Indian prisoner sent back from border


July 1st, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Attari border (Punjab), July 1 (IANS) An Indian released after spending 10 years in Pakistani jails Tuesday enjoyed only a brief period of freedom when the Indian officials at this land border ... Read more...

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Sarabjit Singhs family celebrates indefinite postponement of his hanging


May 3rd, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh Robin Bhikhiwind, May 3, (ANI) As news of the indefinite postponement of Sarabjits Singh's death sentence reached his hometown, Bhikhiwind, his family members turned emotional. Relatives and friends of ... Read more...

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Pak allows Sarabjits family to meet him in Lahore jail


April 24th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Apr 24 (ANI): The family members of Sarabjit Singh, the Indian national on death row in Pakistan, have been allowed to meet him inside the Kot Lakhpat Jail here. Sarabjit's ... Read more...

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Sarabjit Singh’s family reaches Pakistan


April 23rd, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr 23 (ANI): The family of Sarabjit Singh, the Indian national on death row in Pakistan for the last 17 years, entered Pakistan via Wagah border on Wednesday afternoon. Sarabjit's daughters ... Read more...

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