Pakistan, India exchange lists of prisoners

Agencies Islamabad, July 01: The governments of Pakistan and India on Tuesday exchanged lists of prisoners lodged in each other’s respective prisons. Lists are exchanged under the Consular Agreement signed between the two countries in May 2008. Lists of prisoners are to be exchanged twice a year, on January 1 and July 1 respectively. Foreign Office spokesperson Tasneem Aslam said…

Two Kashmir families arrested on return from Pakistan

Jammu, Jul 1: Members of two families in Jammu and Kashmir‘s Rajouri district, who had returned to their homes from Pakistan-administered Kashmir after 27 years on Monday, have been taken into custody for questioning, police said. “Two brothers had crossed over to Pakistan-administered Kashmir from Mendhar sector of the line of control(LoC) in Poonch district along with their families in 1987.  ”The two…

Indian leader arrested for raising pro-Pakistan slogans

NEW DELHI- Samajwadi Party (SP) leader was booked in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district for raising slogans in favor of Pakistan, police said today. Samajwadi Party leader Mehmood Alam, resident of Jhinjhana town, was arrested on the Meerut-Karnal highway when he was extorting money from the passers-by. Alam was drunk when he was arrested, police said. He raised objections and resisted…

India-Pakistan series could help PCB earn USD 450 million

India and Pakistan have agreed to play six bilateral series © Getty Images Karachi: Jul 1, 2014  The Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Najam Sethi foresees a financial bonanza of around USD 450 million if a planned bilateral series agreement with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) goes smoothly. Sethi told the media that if Pakistan was able to host four…

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