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  • Jharkhand to take Centre's help to secure release of Mangal Singh from Lahore jail August 7, 2014

    The government on Wednesday assured the state Assembly that it would take up with the Centre the issue of a Jharkhand resident lodged in Lahore jail after a ruling MLA informed the House about it. "It concerns with the Centre and we will take it up with the central government," Parliamentary...
  • CJ Show: Nirmal Kaur fights for the release of her captive husband January 25, 2014

    CJ Nirmal Kaur is the wife of a war prisoner who is languishing in a Pakistani jail. Her husband was captured by Pakistani soldiers during the 1971 war and has ever since been captive. She has even gone to Pakistan to find out the whereabouts of her husband, but to...
  • NDA MPs meet president Mukherjee over Chinese incursion May 4, 2013

    New Delhi: National Democratic Alliance (NDA) MPs on Friday met President Pranab Mukherjee over Chinese incursion in Ladakh. The MPs also took up with the president the manner in which the Sarabjit Singh issue was handled by the government. The delegation, led by senior leader and NDA working chairperson LK Advani,...
  • Sarabjit's stomach, bladder, heart missing: 2nd autopsy May 3, 2013

    Amritsar: Doctors at the Amritsar Government Medical College who conducted the second autopsy on Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh revealed that his vital organs stomach, heart, kidneys and gall bladder were missing in his body. "The following viscera was not present in the body of Sarabjit Singh, namely, stomach,...
  • Sarabjit cremated with state honours as politicians hog the limelight May 3, 2013

    Bhikhiwind: Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh was cremated on Friday with full state honours at his village in Bhikhiwind near Amritsar amidst heavy presence of politicians. Among those present at the funeral were Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi....
  • Snap entertainment, sporting ties with Pakistan: Sarabjit's sister May 3, 2013

    Bhikhiwind: Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who died in Pakistan on Thursday, after being attacked in a Lahore jail last week, will be cremated with full state honours in village Bhikhiwind on Friday. Grieving his death, his sister Dalbir Kaur called for snapping all ties with Pakistan. "India must give a suitable...
  • Pakistan maintains Sarabjit Singh's death was not a conspiracy May 3, 2013

    Lahore: Pakistan continues to maintain that there was no conspiracy involved in the attack on Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh in the Kot Lakhpat Jail. Najam Sethi, the caretaker Chief Minister of Pakistan's Punjab, spoke to CNNIBN's Karan Thapar and said, "The jail authorities and administration were not expecting anything like...
  • Sarabjit to be cremated with state honours today May 3, 2013

    Amritsar: The funeral of Sarabjit Singh will take place on Friday at his village in Bhikhiwind near Amrtisar. The last rites are likely to begin in the afternoon. Sarabjit's body reached his home at night via a special government plane after another postmortem was conducted at an Amritsar hospital. Sarabjit's...
  • Kolkata protestors burn Asif Ali Zardari's effigy May 3, 2013

    Kolkata: Angry protestors in Kolkata on Thursday burnt effigies of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, while torch rallies were held as a mark of respect to Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh who died after a brutal assault in a Pakistan jail. In central Kolkata, Congress workers held a rally outside the...
  • Pak prisoners' security in Punjab jails tightened May 2, 2013

    Patiala: In the backdrop of the fatal attack on Sarabjit Singh in a Lahore jail, Punjab government on Thursday tightened the security of Pakistani prisoners lodged in various jails of the state. The state government directed superintendents of jails in the Central jails of Punjab to shift Pakistani prisoners in...
  • Protests over Sarabjit's death, IndoPak buses diverted May 2, 2013

    Phagwara: A series of protest demonstrations were held here over the death of Sarabjit Singh in a Pakistani hospital, leading to diversion of international buses running between Delhi and Lahore in the neighbouring country. Activists of Shiv Sena, led by its state unit vicepresident Inderjit Karwal, took out a protest march...
  • India was planning to send doctors to treat Sarabjit May 2, 2013

    New Delhi: India was considering sending a team of doctors to Lahore to assess the medical condition of Sarabjit Singh after its suggestion for shifting him here was not accepted but he died before the plan could fructify. The proposal came up as Sarabjit's condition worsened and India was not...
  • Pak prisoners safe in India: MoS External Affairs May 2, 2013

    Amritsar: Pakistani prisoners lodged in Indian jails were safe, Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur on Thursday said. Answering reporters' questions here this evening on ensuring the safety of Indian and Pakistan prisoners in each other's territories, Kaur said "Pakistani prisoners are safe in Indian jails. We are...
  • Pak gets into damage control mode after Sarabjit's death May 2, 2013

    Lahore: In a damage control exercise shortly after Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh died in a Lahore hospital, Pakistani authorities on Thursday slapped murder charges against two jail inmates for his brutal killing and ordered a judicial probe. The decisions came after stinging criticism from India as also Sarabjit's family on Pakistan's...
  • Pak didn't consult on Sarabjit's ventilator support: MEA May 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs has denied claims in Pakistani media that the Indian High Commission officials were consulted by Pakistani authorities before Sarabjit Singh was taken off ventilator support resulting in his death late on Wednesday night at Lahore's Jinnah Hospital. Sarabjit's family members also claimed that they...
  • Live: Another postmortem of Sarabjit when body reaches Amritsar May 2, 2013

    Lahore/New Delhi: 3:46 pm: Another postmortem of Sarabjit Singh will be conducted when his body reaches Amritsar. 3:29 pm: Sarabjit Singh's postmortem report will be released in Pakistan in three weeks. 3:09 pm: The postmortem of Sarabjit Singh has been completed in Pakistan and his body will be handed over to Indian...
  • Sarabjit dies in Pak, family says bring his body to India May 2, 2013

    Lahore: Indian prisoner in Pakistan Sarabjit Singh died of a cardiac arrest at Lahore's Jinnah hospital on Thursday after batting for life for nearly a week. The announcement from Pakistan came late in the night. Demands are now growing for his body to be brought back to India. Sources say...
  • PM must resign, I won't eat till Sarabjit returns, says his sister May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur, who returned to India from Pakistan on Wednesday, demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation and said she will not eat till her brother returns home. "When my brother returns home, I will eat only then. I want to apologise to his...
  • Indian doctors must be allowed to treat Sarabjit: lawyer May 1, 2013

    Lahore: Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's lawyer will move the Lahore High Court seeking permission for Indian doctors to examine him in Pakistan. He said the Pakistani authorities have not been responding to the family's queries on Sarabjit's health and so they want to move court asking for Indian doctors to...
  • Sarabjit's condition deteriorates further, family to return to India May 1, 2013

    Lahore: The news on Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's health continues to be grim. Doctors treating him at Lahore's Jinnah Hospital say his condition has deteriorated further. PTI reports that his blood pressure is being maintained with support. He had entered a "critical phase" and his chances of survival had been...
  • Pak: Sarabjit's health deteriorates, family meets him in hospital April 30, 2013

    Lahore: Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's family finally got a chance to visit him in the hospital in Pakistan, but the news is grim. Sarabjit's condition is deteriorating even as India pushes for him to get medical treatment back home. India on Monday appealed to Pakistan to facilitate the return of...
  • Khurshid asks Pak to 'seriously' consider Sarabjit's release April 30, 2013

    Moscow: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Monday asked Pakistan to take "seriously" India's appeal for the release of Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh, comatose in a Lahore hospital after a brutal assault. "We have been concerned of getting him (Sarabjit) back to India. We have been repeatedly pushing...
  • Pak officials dismiss report about sending Sarabjit abroad April 29, 2013

    Lahore/Islamabad: Pakistan on Monday said that the "best possible care" is being given to Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh, comatose in a Lahore hospital after a brutal assault, and that there are no plans to move him. They dismissed a report that a medical board was considering a proposal to...
  • Sarabjit to be treated in Pak, India to do 'all it can' to save him April 29, 2013

    Lahore: While Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's family demands that he be brought to India for treatment, a medical panel set up by the Pakistani government has ruled that he will continue to receive treatment in Pakistan. The panel says it is difficult to move Sarabjit as he has received severe...
  • Pak forms panel to decide if Sarabjit should be treated abroad April 29, 2013

    Lahore: As Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's family demands that he be brought back to India for treatment, Pakistan has reportedly formed a panel of experts to decide whether he should be sent abroad for treatment. Sarabjit Singh's health has shown no signs of improvement. Doctors treating him in Lahore have...
  • Sarabjit's family appeals to Indian govt to bring him back April 29, 2013

    Lahore: Injured Indian prisoner in Pakistan Sarabjit Singh's health has shown no signs of improvement. Doctors treating him in Lahore have said his chances of survival are slim. His family, who is by his side, is asking the Indian government to bring him back home for treatment after he was...
  • PM says attack on Sarabjit Singh a 'very sad incident' April 27, 2013

    Lahore: A day after Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh was thrashed inside a Lahore jail in Pakistan, he continues to be critical and in ICU. Two prisoners have been charged and two officials suspended. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has condemned the attack and called it a 'very sad incident'. Police on Saturday...
  • Pakistan: Sarabjit Singh in 'deep coma', say sources April 27, 2013

    Lahore: Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was attacked in a Lahore jail in Pakistan, is in 'deep coma' and official sources say no surgery can be conducted on him till his condition stabilises. Sarabjit has been put on ventilator and doctors at the Jinnah Hospital are trying to stabilise him....
  • Pak: Sarabjit Singh put on ventilator, Indian officials meet him April 27, 2013

    Lahore: The death row convict, Sarabjit Singh, who was attacked in a Lahore jail in Pakistan, is in "deep coma" and no surgery can be performed till his condition stabilises, said official sources. He has been put on ventilator. The doctors are carrying out trauma control and are awaiting stabilisation...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey April 26, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...