PAKISTAN RANGERS

  • Jammu & Kashmir: Pakistan Rangers resort to unprovoked firing in Kathua April 15, 2015

    Jammu: Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing on the Border Security Force (BSF) outpost in Hiranagar sector of the international border in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district on Wednesday. A senior police officer said, "Pakistan Rangers used small arms and automatic weapons to target Karole Krishna border outpost of the BSF...
  • BSF, Pakistan Rangers hold flag meeting after six months March 18, 2015

    Jammu: After a gap of over six months, Border Security Force and Pakistan Rangers held sector commander-level flag meeting on Wednesday as the two sides called for bringing "much needed peace" on the border in the wake of recent exchanges of heavy fire. "On the request of Pakistan, a Sector Commander-level...
  • Watch: BSF, Pakistan Rangers' retreat at Wagah Border January 26, 2015

    India's Border Security Force and Pakistan Rangers on Monday evening showed exemplary enthusiasm at Wagah Border in Amritsar on the occasion of 66th Republic Day. ...
  • Security heightened in Jammu & Kashmir ahead of Obama's visit January 22, 2015

    Srinagar: Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit on Republic Day, security has been heightened across Jammu and Kashmir, primarily along the border areas. Even as ceasefire violations continue, with Pakistan rangers opening fire of border posts in Arnia and Ramgarh on Tuesday, Border Security Force has been instructed to...
  • J&K: Pakistan continues ceasefire violation, fires at BSF posts in Sambha January 13, 2015

    Jammu: Pakistan Rangers overnight resorted to unprovoked targeting of the Border Security Force (BSF) posts on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday. "Pakistan Rangers used mortars and automatic weapons to target three border outposts of the BSF in Samba district (of the Jammu region) on Monday,"...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu, targets four villages in the Hiranagar area January 12, 2015

    Jammu: In yet another case of ongoing ceasefire violation by Pakistan along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan forces on Monday morning opened fire at four villages in Hiranagar area of Jammu region. No casualties have been reported. Earlier on last Tuesday Pakistan forces restored heavy firing at five Border...
  • J&K: Pakistan firing leaves two Army jawans, one woman dead January 3, 2015

    Bullets and mortar shells continue to fly across the India-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir. In yet another instance of ceasefire violation, Pakistan Rangers on Saturday fired at several posts along the International Border in Samba sector of Jammu region. ...
  • LoC firing: Pakistan summons Indian Deputy High Commissioner in Islamabad, lodges protest December 31, 2014

    Islamabad: The Indian Deputy High Commissioner was summoned to the Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday evening. Defending the charges of unprovoked firing in Sambha sector Pakistan lodged a strong protest on the unprovoked firing of the Indian troops in the Zafarwal Sector, resulting in the death of four...
  • Four Pakistan Rangers killed in retaliatory fire by BSF along International Border in Jammu December 31, 2014

    After yet another ceasefire violation by Pakistan Rangers on Wednesday, the strong retaliation by Border Security Force troops forced the former to raise the white flag. Pakistan Rangers suffered four casualties while one BSF soldier was killed in the firing in Samba sector of Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, BSF soldier killed December 31, 2014

    Jammu: In the second ceasefire violation in the past 24 hours, Pakistani Rangers fired on a BSF patrol party along the International Border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, killing a soldier and injuring another. There was heavy firing by Pakistan on a patrolling party of BSF along IB in...
  • Pakistan Rangers fire at Indian positions in Jammu and Kashmir November 13, 2014

    Jammu: Pakistan Rangers fired at Indian positions overnight on the international border in Samba and Jammu districts, causing no damage, police said on Thursday. A senior police officer told IANS in winter capital Jammu on Thursday, "Pakistan Rangers fired at BSF positions in Ramgarh sector(Samba district) on the international border during...
  • US offers help to Pakistan to probe Wagah Border terror attack November 3, 2014

    Islamabad: The US on Monday offered to provide any assistance to Pakistan to track down the perpetrators behind the "senseless" terrorist attack at Wagah Border that killed at least 61 people. Condemning the horrific suicide attack as a "senseless terrorist act", Ambassador Richard Olson said it demonstrates terrorists' blatant disregard for...
  • Wagah suicide attack: BSF on high alert as death toll rises to 65 in Pakistan November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The death toll in the deadly bomb blast at Wagah in Pakistan rose to 65 on Monday which includes personnel of the Pakistan rangers and a child. Nearly 200 others were injured in the suicide bombing on Sunday near the exit gates of the Wagah border car parking,...
  • 55 killed in a suicide bombing near the Wagah border crossing in Lahore November 2, 2014

    Over 50 people including personnel of the Pakistan Rangers and a child have been killed in a suicide bombing near the Wagah border in Lahore. Nearly 70 people have been injured in the blast and have been rushed to local hospitals. ...
  • BSF alerts positions along Pakistan border in Punjab after Wagah border suicide blast November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: BSF was put on high alert along the Indo-Pak border in Punjab after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd across Amritsar's Wagah sector in Pakistan leaving at least 52 people dead on Sunday. BSF chief DK Pathak, who spoke to his officers in the Ferozpur division...
  • Pakistan: Suicide blast near Wagah border, 55 killed; al-Qaeda affiliate Jundallah claims attack November 2, 2014

    Lahore: At least 55 people, including children and security personnel, were killed and about 200 others injured in a powerful suicide blast in Pakistan at Wagah on Sunday, minutes after the popular flag- lowering ceremony at the main Indo-Pak land border crossing. The al-Qaeda affiliated group Jundallah has claimed responsibility...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch, shells forward LoC posts October 24, 2014

    Jammu: In fresh ceasefire violation, Pakistan troops fired at forward Indian posts along Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday night, drawing retaliation from Indian soldiers. "There was no casualty reported as last report came in," a Defence spokesman said. The Pakistan soldiers resorted to mortar...
  • No sweets offered by BSF to Pakistan Rangers on Diwali October 23, 2014

    Amritsar: In the wake of repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the LoC, the BSF has not offered sweets to the Pakistan Rangers on the occasion of Diwali festival. "In the light of present scenario with Pakistan, this time India has decided not to offer sweets to Pakistan on the...
  • J&K: School becomes makeshift relief camp as Pak continues to shell this town October 7, 2014

    The situation along the Line of Control remains tense after Pakistan forces targeted 40 Indian outposts in the last 24 hours. Pawan Sharma reports from Arnia town. ...
  • Pak troops fire at Indian posts again, Islamabad pins the blame on New Delhi October 7, 2014

    Srinagar: The situation along the Line of Control (LoC) continued to remain tense on Tuesday after Pakistan forces targeted 40 Indian outposts over the last 24 hours. Eight civilians were injured on Tuesday and the BSF said that Pakistani Rangers were predominantly involved. At 4 pm, Pakistan again violated the...
  • Ceasefire violation: Casualties on Pak side too, says BSF October 6, 2014

    Pakistan violated the ceasefire for the 12th time in the last six days when its troops resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC) on Monday evening. The Pakistan troops fired at Indian posts in the Shahpur sector of Poonch district. A defence spokesperson said that India too...
  • J&K: BSF, Pakistan Rangers hold flag meeting at Nikowal border outpost August 27, 2014

    Jammu: A 40 minute flag meeting between BSF and Pakistan Rangers took place at Nikowal border outpost of Jammu & Kashmir on Wednesday. The two sides is reported to discuss the ongoing tension along the International Border. After the meeting, BSF IG Rakesh Sharma briefed about the meeting and assured more...
  • BSF soldier captured by Pakistan Rangers returns to India, says was treated better than expected August 8, 2014

    Jammu: Pakistan Rangers has returned the captured Border Security Force soldier, who had been swept away to Pakistan by strong current of Chenab river, to India. Satyasheel Yadav, the captured BSF soldier, said in Pakistan before he was to be handed over to BSF authorities that his boat accidentally strayed...
  • I was treated better than my expectation in Pakistan: BSF jawan August 8, 2014

    Islamabad: A BSF jawan, who was swept away into Pakistan by strong currents of Chenab river and picked up by Pakistan Rangers, on Friday said that he was treated "better" than his expectation and was looking forward to meeting his family. Satyasheel Yadav told reporters in Pakistan before he was to...
  • BSF confident to receive soldier swept away to Pakistan in Chenab river August 7, 2014

    Pakistan Rangers on Thursday informed Indian authorities that the Border Security Force (BSF) soldier who got swept away by strong currents of Chenab river will be returned on Friday. ...
  • Pakistan Rangers to hand over captured BSF soldier to India on Friday August 7, 2014

    Jammu: Pakistan Rangers on Thursday informed Indian authorities that the Border Security Force (BSF) soldier who got swept away by strong currents of Chenab river will be returned on Friday. The Director General(DG) of Pakistan Rangers on Thursday said that they will soon return the BSF soldier who was captured by...
  • Pakistan Rangers DG says captured BSF soldier will be returned to India soon August 7, 2014

    Jammu:The Director General(DG) of Pakistan Rangers on Thursday said that they will soon return the Border Security Force (BSF) soldier who was swept away by strong currents of the Chenab river in Jammu and Kashmir and was captured by them. "I want to say that we are returning the solider soon....
  • Pakistan captures BSF soldier swept away by strong Chenab river current August 6, 2014

    Jammu: A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier swept away by strong currents of the Chenab river in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday has been captured by Pakistan Rangers. The Pakistan Rangers have confirmed the soldier's capture and the BSF has called for a flag meeting to get him freed. Pakistan Rangers will...
  • BSF, Pakistan Rangers discuss ways to counter smuggling December 25, 2013

    The Pakistan Rangers and India's Border Security Force on Wednesday discussed ways to counter illegal border crossing and smuggling as part of biannual talks. The issues figured during the second round of talks at Wagah. A 13member BSF delegation led by Director General Subhash Joshi crossed over to Pakistan via Wagah...
  • 12 tales: The spies who came back from Pakistan and those who didn't September 26, 2013

    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...