Pakistan Jail

  • Omar Sheikh attempts suicide in Pakistan jail 16-02-2014 11:44 AM

    Karachi: Omar Saeed Sheikh, the terrorist freed by India in exchange for the hostages of a hijacked plane in 2000, has attempted suicide in a Pakistani jail, an official said. The British-Pakistani national, sentenced to death for killing Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, attempted to take his life in...
  • 12 tales: The spies who came back from Pakistan and those who didn't 26-09-2013 05:03 PM

    Spies - the forgotten warriors of the covert wars. They cross borders to help governments seek vital information and also to carry out secret operations. Though not remotely as glamourous a profession as cinema would like us to believe, their story takes on darker hues if they happen to be...
  • India's forgotten spies recount tales of horror 15-05-2013 08:58 AM

    Srinagar: Thirty six years ago a young Vinod Sahni, crossed the Line of Control as Agent 22. Even today standing at the Line of Control (LoC) brings back memories. Memories from 36 years ago come rushing back to Sahni at the Suchetgarh border. "I was arrested near the tower as...
  • J&K: Hurriyat demands strengthening of security in jails 04-05-2013 07:30 PM

    Srinagar: The hardline Hurriyat Conference on Saturday demanded strengthening of security apparatus inside Indian and Pakistani jails to stop murderous assaults on inmates. "It is the responsibility of both countries to ensure safety of prisoners in their jails. We appeal for strengthening of security in the jails across the border...
  • 1971 PoW languishing in Pakistan jail? 30-04-2011 10:12 AM

    New Delhi: Leading rights activist Ansar Burney claims that an Indian prisoner of war - captured during the 1971 war - has been found in a Pakistani jail. Burney says the PoW is Surjit Singh who was captured in 1971 and his jail term ended in December 2010. Burney says...
  • Yes, I was an Indian spy in Pak: Kashmir Singh 07-03-2008 07:36 PM

    Lahore: Pakistan's controversial stumper, Zulqarnain Haider's return to first-class cricket has been marked with controversy after he lashed out at some seniors including former captain Shahid Afridi and retired pacer Shoaib Akhtar for their comments on Pakistan cricket and PCB. Haider, who has been playing in the ongoing Quaid-e-Azam Trophy,...