PAKISTAN RANGERS

  • 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...
  • Border meet between BSF and Pak Rangers in February January 12, 2013

    Jammu: A flag meeting between commanders of the BSF and Pakistan Rangers is expected to be held in February over a host of issues including ceasefire violations. Border Security Force (BSF) sources said that a "routine" border meeting between the field commanders of the force and Rangers was scheduled for...
  • Jammu: Pakistan violates ceasefire again August 22, 2012

    Jammu: In yet another incident of ceasefire violation by Pakistan, its troops resorted to unprovoked firing at three of Indian Army's posts in the Arnia sector near Jammu. This is the second such incident reported from Arnia in more than a week. No damages have, however, been reported. ...
  • Jammu: Infiltration bid foiled, 1 killed August 20, 2012

    Jammu: An infiltration bid from across the border was foiled by security forces in the Akhnoor sector of Jammu district on Monday morning. According to sources, one infiltrator was killed in the firing between the Border Security Force personnel and the Pakistan Rangers. This is the fourteenth time that Pakistan has violated...
  • BSF, Pakistan Rangers begin border talks July 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Top brass of the Pakistan Rangers and Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday began their fourday talks in New Delhi to sort out a host of borderrelated issues including instances of ceasefire violation along the IndoPak frontier. An 18member Pakistani delegation comprising officials of the border force and the...
  • Pak Rangers chief sacked over teen's killing June 14, 2011

    Islamabad: An army general commanding a paramilitary formation and a provincial police chief were on Tuesday sacked from their posts on the orders of Pakistan's Supreme Court in connection with the shooting and killing of an unarmed youth in a park in Karachi. Maj Gen Ejaz Chaudhry, head of the paramilitary...
  • 4 feared dead as chopper of Pak Rangers crashes June 1, 2011

    Islamabad/Lahore: Four persons, including a top official of the paramilitary Pakistan Rangers, were feared killed when a helicopter crashed into the Indus river in Punjab province on Wednesday. Maj Gen Muhammad Nawaz, the provincial head of the Pakistan Rangers, his son Capt Asif Nawaz, a pilot and a technician were...
  • Watch: Will India, Pak go to war? December 29, 2008

    IndoPak ties have hit a new low since terrorists, traced to Pakistan by Indian security agencies, killed 179 people in Mumbai a month ago. There are reports of troop movement, surgical air strike and even war by India. There are also reports of troops mobilisation by Pakistan away from its...
  • Fact and fiction about IndiaPak war talk | Watch December 29, 2008

    New Delhi: Relations between India and Pakistan have been in the dumps since terrorists attacked Mumbai a month ago, killing 179 people and injuring hundreds more. In the heated aftermath, after the attackers were traced to Pakistan by Indian security agencies, there were talks of troop movement, surgical airstrike and...
  • Pak Rangers provided cover to infiltrators: BSF May 9, 2008

    Jammu: The BSF says an infiltration attempt by terrorists in the Samba sector on Thursday night took place along with over a thousand rounds of fire and grenades thrown. They are convinced the Pakistan Rangers provided covering fire to the terrorists. The Border Security Force says it's the worst incident...