BORDER

  • China says it agrees with India to maintain border peace March 24, 2015

    Beijing: China and India have agreed to maintain peace and tranquility along their Himalayan border while they work on resolving a long-festering boundary dispute, China's foreign ministry said after talks in New Delhi. The talks are aimed at fixing a dispute over the border that divides Asia's largest nations, part of...
  • NIA team visits Nadia district in search of Burdwan blast case accused March 23, 2015

    Krishanagar: An NIA team on Monday visited the Thanarpara area in Nadia district close to the Indo-Bangla border in search of a Burdwan blast case accused. The team gave the Thanarpara Police a warrant against Jahir-ul Sheikh. It also went to Sheikh's house and...
  • Congress coal scam could be much bigger: PM Modi March 23, 2015

    Punjab: Attacking the previous Congress-led government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday claimed that coal scam, which was pegged at Rs 1.76 lakh crore, could be much more bigger. Modi also said that the present regime led by him had garnered a revenue of Rs 2 lakh crore in bids from...
  • Chinese envoy to hold Himalayan border row talks in India March 22, 2015

    A Chinese envoy will hold talks in India from Sunday aimed at fixing a dispute about the Himalayan border that divides Asia's largest nations, part of a push to make progress on the festering row before Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits China. China's special representative, Yang Jiechi, will visit India from...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire along International Border in Samba March 12, 2015

    Jammu: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire by resorting to firing along the Indo-Pak border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, a Border Security Force officer said on Wednesday. Pakistan Rangers fired two rounds on a STOP-2 post of BSF along the International Border (IB) in Ramgarh sector on Tuesday. BSF did...
  • China says progress being made on India border talks March 8, 2015

    Beijing: Progress is being made on drawn-out border talks with India, China's foreign minister said on Sunday, likening the process to climbing a mountain that becomes harder the closer to the summit you get. The neighbouring giants have had numerous rounds of talks over the years without making much apparent process,...
  • Government to recruit women officers in Indo-Tibetan Border Police for first time March 8, 2015

    New Delhi: In a maiden initiative undertaken for women empowerment in Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), the government has decided to recruit young female officers in the force and deploy them at select locations like Nathula Pass along the Indo-China frontier. ITBP is the designated security force to secure 3,488-km of the...
  • China says border dispute with India 'contained', adds it's like climbing a mountain March 8, 2015

    Beijing: China on Sunday said the border dispute with India has been "contained" and the Indian elephant and Chinese dragon should "do more" to strengthen the bilateral cooperation to facilitate its settlement. Addressing his annual press conference on the sidelines of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's legislature, Foreign Minister Wang...
  • Bangladesh arrest main suspect in U.S. blogger's killing March 2, 2015

    Dhaka: Bangladesh's anti-terrorism unit said it had arrested on Monday the main suspect in the killing of a U.S. blogger who died in Dhaka last week in the latest attack on critics of religious extremism in the Muslim-majority nation. Forces from the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested Farabi Shafiur Rahman, who...
  • Budget focuses on road network on borders with China, Pakistan February 28, 2015

    New Delhi: NDA government has in its infrastructure development initiatives focused on connecting with all weather roads along borders with nearly 100 per cent increase in allocation for construction of roads along Sino-India and Indo-Pak boundaries. Keeping in mind the facilitation of troops along the 4,056-km Sino-India border stretching from 'Karakoram...
  • BSF 'mahila' troops sets off for unique camel safari along India-Pakistan border February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: A contingent of over two dozen women, including border guarding 'mahila' troops of Border Security Force, have embarked on a maiden 2,300-km camel safari along India's international border with Pakistan. The all-women team will traverse different terrains in Gujarat, Rajasthan and Punjab on camel backs and the journey is...
  • Between June 2014 and January 2015, Pakistan violated ceasefire for 685 times February 24, 2015

    New Delhi: There were a total of 685 ceasefire violations along the India-Pakistan Border in Jammu and Kashmir from June of last year to January this year, Rajya Sabha was told on Tuesday. While 126 ceasefire violations took place along the Line of Control and International Border under operational control of...
  • Indian Express video nails Coast Guard DIG, seen boasting 'we blew off the Pakistan' boat February 18, 2015

    The Indian Express on Wednesday released the video showing Indian Coast Guard DIG BK Loshali claiming that he ordered the Pakistani boat which was near the Indian maritime border on the intervening night of December 31, 2014 and January 1, 2015 be blown off. The DIG is clearly seen in...
  • West Bengal: BSF jawan opens fire, 1 killed, 4 injured in Malda February 17, 2015

    Malda (WB): In a suspected case of fratricide, a Border Security Force jawan on Tuesday allegedly opened fire at the force's camp near Malda on Tuesday, killing a colleague and injuring four others. BSF Director Inspector General, Malda Sector, Raj Singh Rathore, said a BSF personnel belonging to the 20 battalion...
  • Clarke should replace Bailey, Watson unimpressive: Border February 16, 2015

    Brisbane: Former cricket World Cup-winning captain Allan Border expects stand-in skipper George Bailey to be dropped in favour of regular captain Michael Clarke during Australia's next match. Australia defeated England by 111 runs Saturday with Bailey playing a crucial knock of 55 runs in the victory. The World Cup co-hosts play...
  • World Cup 2015: Allan Border urges Australia to embrace pressure February 12, 2015

    Melbourne: World Cup-winning captain Allan Border on Thursday urged Australia to make the most of the pressure and expectation that comes with hosting the game's biggest event. Host nations have a poor record in cricket World Cups, with India's victory in 2011 only the second time in 10 tournaments the host...
  • 'India, China need to show flexibility to settle border issue' February 11, 2015

    Beijing: Calling on India to adopt a more "pro-active approach" to resolve the boundary issue before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's expected May visit to China, a state-run Chinese daily said on Tuseday that both sides need to demonstrate "flexibility and innovation" to reach a settlement especially over Arunachal Pradesh. In...
  • Australia better prepared than the class of 1992: Allan Border February 10, 2015

    Former Australian captain Allan Border believes the lessons of his side's devastating early exit from the 1992 World Cup held at home have been learned and the current squad will win the tournament. Border was captain of the 1992 team which was one of the pre-tournament favourites but suffered shock early...
  • China asks India to sign a new Code of Conduct on Border management February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Ahead of the 18th round of Special Representative Boundary talks between India and China, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval met Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi in Munich on the sidelines of a international security conference and discussed steps to deepen the bilateral cooperation. China asked India to sign...
  • World Cup Flashback: Awesome Australia win maiden crown in 1987 February 6, 2015

    Twelve long years and three editions later, the cricket World Cup left the shores of England to move to the sub-continent with India and Pakistan becoming the first co-hosts in 1987, that saw a new title sponsor and produced a new champion. The reign of 60-over matches gave way to the...
  • Ceasefire violation by Pakistan along Arnia, RS Pura sectors in Jammu, 3 civilians injured January 30, 2015

    Jammu: In another ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers on Thursday night resorted to small arms and firing on border out-posts (BoPs) along the international border of R S Pura and Arnia sub-sectors of Jammu district from 8.45 pm, injuring three civilians. Border Security Force (BSF) troops along the Line of Control (LOC)...
  • Pak Rangers violate ceasefire, target border outposts along international border in Jammu January 29, 2015

    Jammu: In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers on Thursday resorted to small arms firing on border out-posts (BoPs) along the international border in Jammu, prompting BSF to retaliate. "Pakistani Rangers resorted to small arms firing on two BoPs in R S Pura and Arnia sub-sectors of Jammu district from 8.45...
  • Steven Smith marks spectacular season with Allan Border Medal January 27, 2015

    Sydney: Steve Smith swept Australia's annual awards ceremony on Tuesday, winning three prizes including the Allan Border Medal for the Player of the Year. The middle-order batsman, who captained Australia to victory in the test series against India when regular skipper Michael Clarke was injured, also won the test and one-day...
  • 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. ...
  • NIA absolves Liaqat Shah of all terror charges levelled against him by Delhi Police January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday absolved Liaqat Shah of all terror charges levelled against him by Delhi Police Special Cell. NIA filed a chargesheet against suspected Delhi Police 'source' Sabir Khan Pathan in the case of Liaqat Shah, who was alleged to be a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist. The agency...
  • 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...
  • Pakistan rubbishes reports of US warning against terror attacks, says India tends to exaggerate January 20, 2015

    Washington: Pakistan Ambassador to the United States Jalil Abbas Jilani on Tuesday rubbished reports of any warning issued to his country by US ahead of President Barack Obama's India visit. "The Indian media has a tendency to invent and exaggerate things," said the Ambassador when asked to comment on reports...
  • Delhi turns into a fortress ahead of Obama's India visit January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Preparations are in full swing in Delhi to welcome US President Barack Obama as chief guest on Republic Day. However, security agencies are gearing up after Intelligence agencies warned of a Lashkar-e-Toiba attempt to infiltrate into India and stage a terror attack to mar Obama's visit. According to sources,...
  • China protests over Japan's comments on border dispute with India January 20, 2015

    Beijing: China on Monday lodged a protest with Tokyo after Japanese media quoted Japan's foreign minister as saying that a disputed border region between China and India belonged to India, in the latest source of friction between the two Asian rivals. Japan's foreign ministry played down the issue, saying it could...
  • CA should work to get Indian players for Big Bash: Allan Border January 17, 2015

    Keen to see Indian players in the Big Bash Twenty20 Tournament, former Australian captain Allan Border said Cricket Australia should approach BCCI for this as it would enhance the tournament's stature. "The Big Bash League is a fabulous product, but it would be great to see a sprinkling of Indian players...