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  • No sweets offered by BSF to Pakistan Rangers on Diwali Yesterday

    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...
  • No exchange of sweets between India, Pakistan at Attari border this Diwali 2 days ago

    Amritsar: The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday did not exchange sweets and greetings with their counterparts Pakistan Rangers on the occasion of Diwali. This is the second time within this month that the border guards of both the countries have not exchanged sweets during their festivals. Both sides broke the tradition...
  • Pakistan Army to 'forcefully' respond to cross-border firing 2 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan's military said that while it wants peace on the eastern border with India, it will "forcefully" retaliate to every incident of firing by the Indian army, amid reports of fresh clashes on the border. Military spokesman Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa told media that the armed forces were fully...
  • J&K: Villagers along Indo-Pak border dig bunkers to protect themselves 4 days ago

    Srinagar: With firing from the Pakistan side showing no signs to end, the villagers living along the border have resorted to digging bunkers to protect themselves. Abdulliah, one of the villages near the India-Pakistan border has been in the line of fire. The village has been the target of continuous firing...
  • World Cup captains say handling pressure will be key to winning in Australia 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Defending Team India's often-criticised character of crumbling under pressure, former captain Sourav Ganguly said that the current side is better adept in responding to difficult situations than before. "In 2003, we lost to the best Australian side under Ricky Ponting. But today, the Indian team won't buckle under pressure,"...
  • Is MS Dhoni troubled by captaincy in all three formats? 6 days ago

    Former Australian World Cup winning captains Allan Border, Steve Waugh and Ricky Ponting are of the opinion that leading India in all three formats of the game is troubling Mahendra Singh Dhoni, especially in Tests, and Virat Kohli must be groomed to take over the Test captaincy. "Probably it is because...
  • Ishant Sharma should be India's key bowler in World Cup 2015, says Allan Border 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Terming India's prospects as very strong in the 2015 World Cup, former Australia captain Allan Border said that a fit Ishant Sharma should be a key bowler for the Men in Blue Down Under. Paceman Ishant, who was included in India's ODI squad against the West Indies after Mohit...
  • After border row, India, China plan counter-terror drills to build trust 1 week ago

    New Delhi: India will hold counter-terrorism exercises with China despite a recent face-off on their disputed border, officials said, in a sign the two governments want to manage their deep differences. India, which under Prime Minister Narendra Modi has struck an assertive national security posture, also agreed to China's request to...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, fires at Indian Army posts in Hamirpur October 17, 2014

    Hamirpur: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire yet again, along the Line of Control in Hamirpur sector in the Rajouri district. Pakistani forces fired at Indian Army posts late on Thursday night. Small arms firing continued for about 90 minutes. No injuries have been reported so far. Earlier on Saturday, Pakistani...
  • PM to meet top military commanders today, ceasefire violation, India-China border likely to be discussed October 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet top military commanders for the first time in a conference on Friday. He is expected to outline his vision and also get a briefing on the overall security situation in the country. Ceasefire violations from the Pakistan side and the recent developments...
  • Pakistan needs to 'incite' those fighting in Kashmir against India: Musharraf October 16, 2014

    Islamabad: In the wilderness for a long time, former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf has made an anti-India rant by saying Pakistan needs to "incite" those "fighting" in Kashmir. "We have source (in Kashmir) besides the (Pakistan) army. People in Kashmir are fighting against (India). We just need to incite...
  • Pakistani, Indian Army officials speak over hotline, discuss border tension October 14, 2014

    Islamabad: Senior Pakistani and Indian military officials spoke to each other over the hotline on Tuesday and discussed ways to reduce tension along their border, a media report said Tuesday. "Directors of Military Operations (DMO) of the Pakistani and Indian armies spoke to each other over hotline," reported Dawn online citing...
  • Pakistan can avoid India's retaliation only if it stops 'unprovoked aggression', says IG BSF October 11, 2014

    Jammu/New Delhi: As ceasefire violations along the International Border in Jammu region by Pakistan Rangers enters into its ninth day, IBNLive.com spoke to Border Security Force (BSF) Jammu Region Inspector General Rakesh Kumar Sharma about the reasons that led to the intense exchange of fire between India and Pakistan. Below is...
  • De-escalating border tension fully in Pakistan's hands: India October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: India on Friday squarely blamed Pakistan for the tensions along the border, saying "de-escalation is entirely in Pakistan's hands" and also scoffed at Islamabad trying to term India the aggressor as "allegations without any basis". A day after Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said the neighbouring country will have to...
  • Firing abates along the border in J&K; Pakistan holds high-level meet to decide on further action October 10, 2014

    Jammu: After nine days of heavy firing and mortar shelling from across the border, the situation de-escalated along the 192-km long International Border in Jammu. But Pakistani forces opened fire on four Indian border out posts in Kathua district of the Jammu and Kashmir. "There was no cross-border firing during the...
  • Pakistan under pressure to put an end to border firing, say sources; to hold high-level meeting today October 10, 2014

    Jammu: As tensions along the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir escalate, sources claim that after India's aggressive stand, the Nawaz Sharif government in Pakistan is under tremendous pressure to find a solution soon. The Pakistani Prime Minister is scheduled to hold a high level meeting of the National Security Council...
  • Cross-border shelling turns hamlet into 'ghost town' October 9, 2014

    Chilliyari (IB): A day after two women members of a family lost their lives in this border hamlet situated just a kilometre from the International Border, the area resembles a 'ghost town' as all the villagers have abandoned their houses and fled to safer locations. "The village is a ghost town...
  • Residents of 113 border hamlets flee fearing Pakistan firing October 9, 2014

    Kanachak: Leaving behind blood-stained beds, dismantled roof-tops and windows punctured by bullets, residents of border villages say that they were like sitting ducks for target practice of Pakistan's troops as they marched to safer places. "We have become sitting ducks for target practice of Pakistan's troops. Our men have been injured...
  • Pak blames India for aggression, says it can retaliate October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Pakistan on Thursday dumped the entire blame for the ongoing border tension on India, claiming that its army never targeted civilians and that Indian aggression on the border was resulting in casualties in Pakistan. "There is loss of life and property on the Pakistani side. The Pakistani Army is...
  • India engaged in unprovoked firing along the border: Pakistan envoy October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Soon after Defence Minister Arun Jaitley in a strong worded caution asked Pakistan to stop violating the ceasefire, Pakistan too, took an aggressive stand and maintained that it was not Pakistan but India which is engaged in unprovoked firing along the border in Jammu and Kashmir. "Our National Security...
  • If Pakistan persists with adventurism, India will make it unaffordable for them: Arun Jaitley October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Putting forth a firm stance, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley in a strong warning said that if Pakistan does not stop the unprovoked firing, it will have to pay a heavy price. "If Pakistan persists with adventurism, Indian forces will make the cost of this adventurism unaffordable for them,"...
  • BSF giving a befitting reply to Pakistan, PM does not need to say anything: Rajnath Singh October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Hardening his stand on the ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the International Border in Jammu and kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the Border Security Forces are givng a befitting reply to the neighbours for the firing. He also maintained that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is keeping a...
  • Border villages in J&K face the brunt as Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire October 9, 2014

    Arnia: Doors left ajar, bedding left just the way it was, toys lie scattered, it all reminds of how people left in a hurry when they were taken by surprise due to heavy shelling. The Kothe village in Arnia along the International border in Jammu and Kashmir is dotted with...
  • Pakistan targets 60 BSF posts, over 80 villages in fresh shelling along the border in J&K October 9, 2014

    Jammu: Situation in Jammu and Kashmir remains tense as firing from Pakistan is on for the fourth straight day in all seven sectors along the International Border. Two Indian women have been killed in overnight shelling that took place on Thursday by Pakistani forces along the International Border in Jammu...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 8, 2014

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  • Srinagar-Jammu highway to be closed for three days October 8, 2014

    Srinagar: The 294-km Srinagar-Jammu national highway connecting Kashmir Valley with rest of the country, will remain closed for vehicular traffic for three days in order to carry out necessary repairs on the road. "According to IGP Traffic, one portion of hillside at Gangroo (Ramsoo) has developed cracks and needs urgent...
  • Modi has done nothing to stop Pakistan shelling: Rahul Gandhi October 8, 2014

    Mahad (Maharashtra): With shelling and firing by Pakistani troops continuing to claim civilian lives in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he has done nothing to stop it despite "many provocations". "Before the Lok Sabha polls, Modi used to speak of...
  • Ceasefire violation: India gives free hand to security forces to deal with Pak firing, say sources October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday toughened its stand on Pakistan with sources saying that the Centre has given a free hand to the security forces along the border to deal with Pakistan firing as they saw fit. "The PM has told the NSA (National Security Advisor) that there is no question...
  • Pakistan fires at Indian posts yet again, 2 dead, 6 injured in fresh shelling along the border in J&K October 8, 2014

    Jammu: Two people have lost their lives in fresh firing that took place in Samba along the International Border on Wednesday, taking the death toll in ceasefire violations up to seven. Six others including a Border Security Force personnel have also been injured in the firing. "We have been retaliating very...