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  • Watch: BSF, Pakistan Rangers' retreat at Wagah Border 4 hours 48 minutes ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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...
  • India replying with four bullets to each Pakistan bullet: Jitendra Singh January 8, 2015

    Jammu: Asserting that people in the border did not want India to stop its response till Pakistan surrenders, Union Minister in PMO, Jitendra Singh said that troops are firing four bullets for each bullet fired by Pakistan along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir. "Where one bullet is being...
  • Temporary aberrations in Pakistan-India Dosti bus service will be sorted out: MEA January 7, 2015

    Gandhinagar: India on Wednesday expressed hope that "temporary aberrations" in the Dosti bus service connecting Delhi and Lahore, which has been restricted to the Wagah border by Pakistan in view of increased "terror threats", will be sorted out. "This is an initiative which our former Prime Minister Atal Bhihari Vajpayee and...
  • Pakistan-India Dosti bus service restricted to Wagah border January 7, 2015

    Lahore: For the first time since the Pak-India Dosti bus service was launched between New Delhi and Lahore, Pakistan has restricted its entry here and Nankana Sahib cities, citing increased "terror threats". The Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation has said the Pak-India Dosti bus service will now on be operated only...
  • We cannot go on taking bullets, says BSF chief DK Pathak January 6, 2015

    Jammu: India will not do anything to disturb peace along the border in Jammu and Kashmir but will retaliate to any aggression by Pakistan, BSF chief DK Pathak said on Tuesday. "We cannot go on taking bullets," Pathak said, after paying tribute to Border Security Force trooper Devinder Singh who was...
  • 1987 triumph was the turning point for Australia: Allan Border January 6, 2015

    The ICC Cricket World Cup 1987 was a special moment indeed for Australia cricket not only because we ended up winning it but because it was a turning point, especially in limited-overs cricket. We really got a crack on from that point. Bob Simpson was on the coaching staff and he...
  • J&K: 7,000 people along border areas shifted to safer places as Pakistan indulges in heavy firing January 5, 2015

    Srinagar: With Pakistan resorting to heavy firing on Monday in Hiranagar sector of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir killing one Border Security Force (BSF) soldier, over 7,000 people residing along the border in Samba and Kathua districts have been evacuated to safer places. Besides, BSF Director General (DG) DK...
  • J&K: One BSF soldier killed in fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Hiranagar sector January 5, 2015

    Srinagar: In a fresh ceasefire violation, Pakistan resorted to heavy firing on Monday in Hiranagar sector of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir killing one Border Security Force (BSF) soldier. The Kathua district collector said the situation was very serious as Pakistani shells have landed three to four klometres inside the...
  • India wants to engage Pakistan in 'low-intensity war': Pakistan Defence Minister January 5, 2015

    Islamabad: Amid the war of words between India and Pakistan over cross-border firing and the December 31 'terror boat' incident, Pakistan's defence minister has alleged that India "wants to keep his country busy in a low-intensity war". "India wants to keep us busy in a low-intensity war or low-intensity...
  • 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. ...
  • BSF seizes 5 kg of heroin from Indo-Pak border January 3, 2015

    Ferozepur: Ahead of the ruling party SAD's proposed sit-in against drug smuggling, Border Security Force (BSF), which guards the International Border along Pakistan, on Saturday recovered five kg of heroin with a street value of Rs 25 crore from the border outpost Rattoke. DIG BSF RK Thapa on Saturday said that...
  • Pakistan Rangers targets BSF posts again; India retaliates, warns of dire consequences January 3, 2015

    Jammu: 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. Border Security Force Director General DK Pathak, who briefed...
  • Our forces will give fitting reply: Amit Shah on Pakistan firing January 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: BJP President Amit Shah on Friday said that under the NDA regime Indian security forces have been retaliating strongly whenever Pakistan resorts to ceasefire violations along the Indo-Pak border and will continue to take similar action in future. "After BJP formed the government, Indian forces have been giving fitting reply...
  • Indian Army denies any 'unusual' Pakistan troop along the border in J&K January 2, 2015

    Jammu: The Indian Army has denied reports of any 'unusual' troop movement from Pakistan along the border in Jammu and Kashmir. The clarification from the Army comes after there were reports of the Pakistani Army moving forward from their posts along the international border and Line of Control in Jammu...
  • Pakistan Army moving forward after India's strong retaliation along the border in J&K: Sources January 2, 2015

    Jammu: Pakistan Army is moving forward after India's strong retaliation along the international border and Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, say external intelligence sources. Pakistani Army troops have crossed several posts which are normally manned by Pakistani Rangers, the equivalent of India's Border Security Force. In the last few...
  • India warns Pakistan of collateral damage as ceasefire violations continue January 2, 2015

    As Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar that the neighbours have still not learnt any lessons. He warned Pakistan of Collateral damage if the firing continues from across the border. Our two neighbours at the northern front China and Pakistan are not comfortable with us. Pakistan...
  • 50-60 terrorists waiting to enter J&K from Pakistan, says BSF; border remains red hot January 1, 2015

    New Delhi:Terming the ceasefire violations by Pakistan as "utter frustration", Inspector General Border Security Force, Jammu frontier Rakesh Sharma said India will launch a strong protest over the firing along the International Border. One BSF soldier has been killed and another injured in the "unprovoked firing" by Pakistan Rangers. "Pakistan has...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire again, fires on 13 border outposts January 1, 2015

    Jammu: Pakistani rangers violated ceasefire again by firing on 13 border outposts in Samba sector, drawing retaliation from BSF. The violation comes after four Pakistani rangers were killed in BSF's strong retaliation after a soldier of the force lost his life in heavy firing from the other side on a patrol...
  • Pakistan opens unprovoked fire in J&K's Samba, BSF retaliation forces it to raise the white flag December 31, 2014

    New Delhi/ Jammu: 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. Soon...
  • 3rd Test: India salvage draw from precarious position, Australia win series December 30, 2014

    Team India held their nerves to salvage a draw on the final day of the third Test against Australia on Tuesday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. After being set a target of 384 runs to win, India lost wickets at regular intervals before MS Dhoni and R Ashwin managed to...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire twice along International Border in Jammu, Kathua December 27, 2014

    Jammu: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire twice along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kathua districts, drawing retaliation from Border Security Force. This is the fourth ceasefire violation in the past four days. "Pakistani troops resorted to small arms firing on Vikraman post along the IB in Arnia sub-sector of Jammu...
  • Time is running out for Shane Watson: Allan Border December 26, 2014

    Melbourne: World Cup winning former Australian captain Allan Border is extermely critical of senior cricketer Shane Watson's inconsistent performance and fears that time might just be running out for the 33-year-old all-rounder, rated as one of the best players of his time. "I'm a Shane Watson fan but I've become an...
  • Pakistan calls Peshawar massacre its 9/11, to attack terror groups with Afghanistan December 20, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's advisor on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Saturday said security forces in the country and Afghanistan have agreed to carry out coordinated operations against terrorists along the Pak-Afghan border. According to a report in Dawn, Aziz on Friday stated that the massacre...
  • Powerful bomb found near Indo-Myanmar border December 20, 2014

    Imphal: A three kg IED planted by militants was found near an Assam Rifles post at the border town of Moreh in Manipur's Chandel district, police said on Saturday. The bomb was detected by a patrol party of 9th Assam Rifles battalion from a place at the international line in Moreh...