Pakistan Border

  • J&K situation stable but fragile: Defence Ministry 20-02-2014 09:38 PM

    The security situation in Jammu and Kashmir is "fragile" with Pakistan's "proxy war" continuing in the state amid a rise in incidents of ceasefire violations and terror infrastructure remaining intact in the neighbouring country, the Ministry of Defence has said. The ministry has cautioned that the terror infrastructure across the...
  • Man crosses over into Pak territory, did not return back home 12-02-2014 08:19 PM

    A man allegedly crossed over to Pakistan, but has not been handed back to Border Security Force by Pakistani authorities, a senior BSF officer said. The man crossed the border from near Babliyan outpost on Sunday evening following which a flag meeting was held, IG BSF PC Meena said. There...
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav attacks BJP over power crisis in the state 26-01-2014 06:01 PM

    Taking on BJP for not making power available in Uttar Pradesh during its three time-rule, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday promised 24-hour electricity for the state after a year. "As far as availability of power is concerned, what has BJP done in this regard in its three...
  • J&K: Borders safe, can't lower the guard, says Lt Gen Sanjiv Chachra 15-01-2014 03:26 PM

    Srinagar: Northern Commander of the Indian Army Lt Gen Sanjiv Chachra said that the year 2013 was peaceful in Jammu & Kashmir, but there were huge number of ceasefire violations by Pakistan and also number of attempts of infiltration made from across the Border. Addressing the media he said "entire...
  • Antony questions Pakistan Army over infiltration bids along the border 30-10-2013 11:14 AM

    New Delhi: Defence Minister AK Antony questioned Pakistani Army's role in the infiltration bids along the border, saying that the Indian government had information to prove the claim. "How can terrorists infiltrate without the support of the armed forces of Pakistan. I assure the nation, our armed forces are fully...
  • As nation celebrates I-Day, BSF soldiers continue to guard border 15-08-2013 03:13 PM

    Srinagar: As we celebrate Independence Day on Thursday, there are some who are busy guarding our frontiers. Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers in RS Pura brave hostile terrain and bad weather to keep people safe. It's Independence Day, but on India-Pakistan border it's another day of vigilance and dealing with...
  • Aftershock rocks Pakistan after massive Iran earthquake 17-04-2013 06:16 PM

    Islamabad: A strong 5.7 magnitude aftershock on Wednesday rocked a remote region of Balochistan province where an earthquake killed dozens and flattened hundreds of houses even as Pakistani troops raced to provide aid to victims. The epicentre of Tuesday's 7.8 magnitude quake lay in southeast Iran but most of the...
  • MBA from Derbyshire is sarpanch in Kashmir 31-05-2011 01:30 PM

    Jammu: He earned a masters in business administration (MBA) in Derbyshire and was flooded with job offers. But Gurmeet Singh Bajwa had other dreams. He has just been elected a sarpanch of a small village close to the Pakistan border. At age 28, Bajwa says this is what he is...
  • Taliban still pose a threat to coalition troops 10-07-2008 11:59 AM

    London:Alastair Cook has a tough task ahead of him as he prepares to begin his reign as the captain of England side for the tour of India. With the inclusion of controversial figure Kevin Petersen in the team, captain Cook’s first and foremost job will be to strike balance and...
  • Infiltration in the Indo-Pak border continues 17-05-2008 10:34 AM

    Mumbai: Despite his side registering a five-wicket victory over Deccan Chargers in an IPL match here, Mumbai Indians captain Harbhajan Singh was critical of the Wankhede Stadium pitch, saying it was not a proper Twenty20 wicket. A different wicket from what we have played at the Wankhede. Not good for...