Pak SC grants bail to woman charged with committing blasphemy

 In a rare relief, Pakistan's Supreme Court has granted bail to a woman jailed for over three years for allegedly committing blasphemy.

11 murder convicts hanged in Pakistan

Eleven murder convicts were today hanged in jails across Pakistan, two days before a temporary ban on executions begins during the holy month of Ramadan.

Pakistan hangs four death row prisoners

 Pakistan today hanged four prisoners, a day after a record 17 convicts were executed following the reversal of the country's self-imposed moratorium on the death penalty in December.

Pakistan hangs two convicts

 Two death row convicts were hanged on Tuesday in Pakistan`s Punjab province, a media report said.

Pak security agencies foil terrorists' plan to attack jail

 Pakistan's security agencies have foiled a plan of militants to attack Kot Lakhpat Jail where at least 50 death row terrorists including five dreaded one are lodged and arrested two women and a man linked with the plot.

Pak security agencies foil terrorists' plan to attack jail

Security agencies in Pakistan on Thursday foiled a plan by terrorists to attack Kot Lakhpat Jail here, where several death row militants are lodged, and arrested three persons, including two women.

Pakistan PM asks for steps to revoke death term suspensions

 Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday directed the attorney general of Pakistan to take legal steps to get revoked the suspension order on death penalties of five terrorists, media reported.

Sarabjit`s kin get his belongings, minus his diary

Belongings of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner who was murdered in Lahore`s high-security Kot Lakhpat jail May this year, were handed over to his family Thursday at the Attari-Wagah border crossing.

Men involved in Sarabjit`s murder assaulted in jail

Two Pakistani death row prisoners accused of involvement in the murder of Indian national Sarabjit Singh were assaulted by wardens of Kot Lakhpat Jail here, official sources said on Saturday.

Indian prisoner dies in Lahore

An Indian prisoner died of a suspected heart attack in a hospital in this eastern Pakistani city on Thursday, official sources said.

Call off pilgrims visit to Ajmer Sharif: India to Pakistan

Pakistan on Friday said India had recommended that the visit of Pakistani pilgrims to the annual `urs` at the Sufi shrine in Ajmer should be called off for security reasons.

`Sanaullah`s death result of Pak`s attitude towards Indians`

A senior National Conference leader on Thursday said the death of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay was a result of "Pakistan`s attitude towards Indians".

INOC stages protest over Sarabjit outside Pak Consulate in NY

Members of Indian National Overseas Congress have staged a demonstration outside the Pakistani Consulate here to protest against the brutal killing of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh.

Pakistan govt killed Sarabjit, alleges his former jail inmate

It is not destiny, but the Pakistan government which claimed the life of Sarabjit Singh, according to a resident of Ahmednagar, who spent time with him in Lahore jail, and was released last year.

BJP demands compensation of Rs 25 lakh to family of Chamel

BJP demanded compensation of Rs 25 lakh to family of Indian prisoner Chamel Singh who was attacked and beaten to death by inmates in Pakistani jail and said, he should be granted status of a martyr.

Had warned Centre about condition of Indian prisoners in Pakistan: Surjit

Surjit Singh, who languished in Pakistan`s Kot Lakhpat jail on espionage charges for decades before being released last year, Friday expressed anguish over Sarabjit`s death.

Pakistan must improve protection for Indian prisoners: Amnesty International

Pakistan must protect Indian prisoners from violence in the country`s jails, a rights group said on Friday after the death of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh following an assault at a high security Lahore jail.

Sarabjit Singh cremated with full state honours

Sarabjit Singh was accorded a state funeral in his Punjab hometown of Bhikhiwind on Friday.

Family of another Indian prisoner in Pakistan cry for release

A year after when Sarabjit Singh had crossed over to Pakistan and was sentenced to death in serial bomb blast case, another ill-fated Indian, Kirpal Singh from Gurdaspur was also arrested for spying.

Pakistan gets into damage control mode after Sarab

In a damage control exercise shortly after Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh died in a Lahore hospital, Pakistani authorities slapped murder charges against two jail inmates for his brutal murder and ordered a judicial probe.