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    Pakistan to release 360 Indian prisoners this month as 'goodwill gesture'

    World | April 05, 2019 21:07 IST

    The fishermen will be taken from Karachi to Lahore and handed over to Indian officials at the Wagah border.

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    India sends note verbale to Pak, demands repatriation of 10 Indian prisoners

    India | April 02, 2019 22:28 IST

    The Ministry of External Affairs reiterated to the Pakistani side to expedite the grant of visas to the members of the medical experts team, proposed to visit Pakistan to assess the mental condition of believed-to-be-Indian prisoners of unsound mind lodged in different jails in that country.

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    537 Indian prisoners lodged in Pakistani jails: Foreign Office

    India | January 01, 2019 12:43 IST

    The step was taken under the Consular Access Agreement of May 21, 2008 between Pakistan and India, the FO said.  

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    Over 500 Indians lodged in Pakistani jails: Report

    World | December 19, 2017 19:18 IST

    Most of the Indian prisoners are fishermen who have been arrested for fishing illegally in Pakistan's territorial waters in the Arabian Sea, it said.

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    Over 500 Indians, mostly fishermen, languishing in Pakistani jails: report

    India | December 19, 2017 16:55 IST

    Last month, 55 Indian fishermen were arrested by the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency for fishing in the country's territorial waters.

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    546 Indian nationals in Pakistan jails

    World | July 01, 2017 15:13 IST

    At least 546 Indian nationals, including nearly 500 fishermen, are languishing in Pakistani jails, according to a list the Pakistan government handed over to the Indian envoy here today.

  • pakistan repatriates 173 indian prisoners

    Pakistan repatriates 173 Indian prisoners

    India | February 17, 2015 8:11 IST

    Attari, Amritsar: In a goodwill gesture, Pakistan government Monday repatriated 172 Indian fishermen and one civil prisoner after the beating Retreat Ceremony followed by Flag lowering ceremony held at Indo-Pak international border.All the fishermen crossed

  • pakistan releases 36 indian prisoners

    Pakistan releases 36 Indian prisoners

    World | November 28, 2014 12:40 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities Friday released 36 Indian prisoners from the Karachi district prison Malir.Thirty-five fishermen and one civilian were released after they completed their sentences, Dawn online reported.The prisoners will be repatriated to India through

  • 151 indian prisoners handed over by pak at wagah

    151 Indian prisoners handed over by Pak at Wagah

    World | May 26, 2014 16:34 IST

    Lahore: Pakistan today handed over 150 Indian fishermen and another prisoner held for crossing the border to Indian authorities at the Wagah border in a goodwill gesture by Premier Nawaz Sharif who is in India

  • saudi arabia to send back indian prisoners in humanitarian

    Saudi Arabia to send back Indian prisoners in humanitarian move

    World | March 05, 2014 17:02 IST

    Riyadh: In a signficant humanitarian gesture following the visit of the Saudi crown prince to India last week, hundreds of Indian prisoners in Saudi jails may be transferred to India if they are so willing.Steps

  • pakistan to release four indian prisoners

    Pakistan to release four Indian prisoners

    World | October 02, 2013 16:33 IST

    Lahore:  Four Indian prisoners, languishing in different Pakistani jails on charges of “illegal stay”, are set to be freed after a federal review board ordered their release.Dil Bagh Singh, Sunil and two other Indians have

  • indian prisoners arriving from pakistan saturday

    Indian prisoners arriving from Pakistan Saturday

    India | August 21, 2013 12:15 IST

    Mumbai:  Pakistan will release 338 Indian prisoners, including eight juveniles, who are expected to cross into India from the Wagah-Attari border Saturday, an activist said here.India-Pakistan peace activist Jatin Desai, citing an official communication received

  • pak frees 89 indian prisoners

    Pak Frees 89 Indian Prisoners

    World | April 14, 2011 16:15 IST

    Islamabad, Apr 14: Pakistan today freed 89 Indian prisoners, including fishermen, from a jail in the port city of Karachi as part of a process initiated by the two countries to speed up the release

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