Indo Pak Border

  • Police tell residents along Indo-Pak border to be vigilant June 14, 2014

    Jammu: In the backdrop of reports about cross-border infiltration attempts, Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday appealed to the people living close to the Indo-Pak border to maintain "high degree of vigilance" on the activities of "anti-national elements". As they live near the International Border (IB), the people were asked...
  • Pakistani tourist stopped from crossing Indo-Pak border in Thar Express May 5, 2014

    A Pakistani national was not allowed to cross Indo-Pak border in Thar Express as he did not complete due procedure before leaving for his country. Chandumal (62), his wife Vishni Devi (57) and a relative Narendra (15) had come to India on a pilgrimage trip for 20 days and boarded Thar...
  • J&K: People vote against Pakistan bullets, terror attacks April 17, 2014

    People living along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday turned out in large numbers to vote for "change", recording 75 per cent of polling in the forward areas. Thursday's voting will decide the fate of Union Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, who is making his maiden attempt to enter...
  • Border dwellers cast their vote hoping for 'permanent peace' April 11, 2014

    People staying close to the Indo-Pak border turned out in large numbers to exercise their franchise on Thursday saying their's was vote against bullets from across the frontier. "We do not want to leave our homes due to Pak shelling and firing they resort to, breaking the ceasefire pact. Our vote...
  • Drugs, fake currency smuggler arrested in Barmer April 1, 2014

    A history-sheeter, active in smuggling of drugs and fake currency across Indo-Pak border, was arrested from Barmer, police said today. Acting on a tip-off, police arrested Nabia alias Nawab (58) last night from his house in Gagaria village of Barmer district and recovered three mobile handsets and four SIM cards from...
  • Suspected Pakistani intruder nabbed at Indo-Pak border in Sri Ganganagar February 22, 2014

    BSF on Friday nabbed a suspected Pakistani intruder along the Indo-Pak border in Anoopgarh sector in Sri Ganganagar district of Rajasthan. The 50-year-old suspected Pakistani national was caught by BSF troops, who later handed him over to Gharsana Police for further interrogation, officials said. ...
  • Army, border guards to address mobile signal spillover from Pakistan January 2, 2014

    Expressing concern over mobile signal spillover from Pakistan in the border areas of Western Rajasthan, the newly-appointed South-Western army commander Lt Gen Arun Kumar Sahni said the issue will be addressed in coordination with other agencies engaged in border guarding. Lt Gen Sahni, who assumed the Command of South Western command...
  • J&K: After 2-week-long lull, Pakistan violates ceasefire November 22, 2013

    After a fortnight's lull, Pakistani troops on Friday violated the ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir yet again, opening fire on Indian positions in Mendhar sector of the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, defence officials said. Defence sources said that Pakistani troops fired at Indian positions in Balakote area of...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire, fires on forward areas along LoC October 29, 2013

    Pakistani Army on Tuesday again violated the ceasefire by firing on forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, prompting Indian troops to retaliate. Pakistani troops opened fire with automatic weapons and small arms on forward areas along LoC in Gambhir area in Bhimbher Gali sub-sectors from 0510...
  • People living along Jammu IB relieved as calm prevails October 27, 2013

    People living along the international border (IB) in the Jammu frontier heaved a sigh of relief due to the three-day lull in the border skirmishes, which had forced many to move to safer places. No ceasefire violation has been reported along the international border and the LoC for the past three...
  • 96 ceasefire violations by Pakistan this year; highest in 8 years September 18, 2013

    Targeting forward posts and civilian areas along the Indo-Pak border, Pakistan has violated the ceasefire 96 times this year, the highest in last eight years. "There were 18 ceasefire violations by Pakistan in the month of September, bringing the total number of violations to 96 this year up to September 18,"...
  • J~~amp;amp;K: Heavy rains, flash floods destroy border fencing along Indo-Pak border August 30, 2013

    Flash floods triggered by heavy rains have damaged eight Border Out Posts (BOPs) and border fencing along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir. Due to flash floods, eight BOPs in different forward areas of International Border (IB) in Jammu frontier area have suffered damages, a BSF officer said on Friday. While 2-3 posts, one Observation...
  • Pak claims 2 killed in shelling by Indian Army August 25, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities on Sunday claimed that two women were killed and seven other persons were injured in "unprovoked" shelling by the Indian Army across the LoC. A woman was killed and six other persons were injured seriously as a result of unprovoked Indian army shelling at Nakyal sector on Line...
  • Situation along Indo-Pak borders not normal: Salman Khurshid August 16, 2013

    Admitting that the situation along the country's borders with Pakistan is not normal at the moment, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday said the Centre will have to explore at what level dialogue between the two countries can be taken up. "Just a few days ago five of our soldiers...
  • Security tightened near LoC ahead of Republic Day January 14, 2013

    After the ceasefire vilolation along the LoC in Poonch sector in Jammu and Kashmir, situation has been tensed at the Indo-Pak border. As the Republic Day is drawing close, police have started patrolling highways and searching villages near the LoC. ...
  • Don't go to war with India, says Pakistani daily January 9, 2013

    Islamabad: Amid escalating tensions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, a Pakistani newspaper on Wednesday urged Pakistan and India not to let the events turn into a war. Calling the recent sequence of events along the LoC as disputed, The News International pointed to the varying...
  • J&K: Firing at LoC, one Pakistani soldier killed January 6, 2013

    Srinagar/Islamabad: The Indian Army on Sunday said that Pakistani troops violated ceasefire early morning by firing mortar shells towards their Army posts in Uri sector near the Line of Control. "They (Pakistan army) started firing mortar shells towards our posts at Churunda village in Uri sector around 3.15 am," an...
  • J&K witnessed 71 border firing incidents; 7 killed January 1, 2013

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir witnessed over 70 incidents of cross-border firing along Indo-Pak border in which seven persons including four security personnel were killed and 15 others injured in 2012. As many as 71 incidents of border firing took place along the Line of Control (LoC) and International Border (IB) in...
  • IAF to deploy Mi-17 chopper squadron near Indo-Pak border January 1, 2013

    Jodhpur: Strengthening its presence along the Pakistan border, the Indian Air force is deploying a squadron of its latest Mi-17 V5 helicopters, comprising about 15 aircraft, in Phalodi air base near Jodhpur. IAF chief Air Marshal NAK Browne will induct the new helicopters on January 7, defence spokesperson Colonel SD...
  • Pak violates ceasefire, targets 10 Indian posts November 26, 2012

    Jammu: Violating the ceasefire yet again, Pakistan troops targeted 10 Indian forward posts by firing over 6000 rounds from heavy weaponry along the Indo-Pak border in Poonch district. The firing on Sunday night, which was the heaviest this year, came ahead of the ninth anniversary of the Indo-Pak ceasefire agreement...
  • J&K: Alert sounded along Indo-Pak border August 13, 2012

    Jammu: Ahead of Independence Day and amid increase in ceasefire violations by Pakistan, state authorities have sounded high alert along the Indo-Pak border as well as in the hinterlands of Jammu and Kashmir. "High alert has been sounded by security forces along the Line of Control (LoC) to foil designs of...
  • Work to dug open Indo-Pak tunnel in full swing July 29, 2012

    Jammu: The operation to dug open the 400-meter long tunnel, which was discovered on Saturday along the Indo-Pak Border in Samba district is in full swing. A team of senior officials from New Delhi will be visiting the spot on Sunday to have a look at the cross-border tunnel. BSF troops...
  • BSF women guards kill intruder on Indo-Pak border April 29, 2012

    Chandigarh: A suspected Pakistani intruder was on Sunday shot dead by women constables of BSF near Dera Baba Nanak Sector of Punjab, while he was trying to sneak into the Indian territory. "Two women BSF personnel of 74 Battalion noticed the movement nearby barbed wire on the border and they challenged...
  • Three Pak smugglers shot dead by BSF at border March 19, 2012

    Amritsar: Three Pakistani smugglers were allegedly shot dead by the BSF during an encounter at the Indo-Pak border near Amarkot village here, officials said here. The gunfight broke out between the smugglers and the BSF patrolling party of 45 battalion when the former tried to enter into the Indian side...
  • Arms, ammunition recovered from near Pak border January 6, 2012

    Ferozepur: The Border Security Force on Friday recovered arms and ammunition from a pit close to the International Border with Pakistan in Amarkot sector of the district. The weapons were found following information received by BSF personnel based on an intercept, DIG BSF Rajesh Gupta, of the Ferozepur Sector Headquarter told...
  • Norms violated for minister at the Indo-Pak border December 18, 2011

    Munabao: The Centre bent the rules for a Rajasthan minister, allowing him to board the train to Pakistan from Munabao station, which is used only for security checks and no boarding is allowed as per norms. Rajasthan Minister of state for minorities Amin Khan, who was dropped from the Gehlot cabinet...
  • Pak violates ceasefire for 4th time in a week May 19, 2011

    Jammu: In the fourth ceasefire violation within a week, Pakistan Rangers targeted Indian positions by opening unprovoked firing along the international border in Jammu sector. Pakistan rangers opened unprovoked firing from their forward areas of Sailkote district on the Border Out Posts at Kote-Kubba in Jammu's Arnia sub-sector, a senior BSF...
  • Pakistan troops fire at Indian posts in Poonch September 19, 2010

    Jammu: Pakistani troops fired mortar shells at two Indian posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district in an attempt to provide cover fire to a group of infiltrators, Army sources said here Sunday. "There was heavy mortar shell firing from across the Line of Control in Jhallas sector late last (Saturday)...
  • Pak violates ceasefire again, fires at border July 20, 2010

    Jammu: Violating the ceasefire for the seventh time this month, Pakistani troops fired on a forward defence location along the border in Jammu sector late Monday night, drawing retaliation from Indian troops. Pakistani troops targeted the Chak Phagwari Border Out Post (BoP) in Pargawal sub-sector, 20 kms from here, with mortars...
  • Pak again violates ceasefire, BSF jawan killed July 7, 2010

    Jammu: In the fourth ceasefire violation in two days, Pakistani troops Wednesday fired at a forward outpost along the international border in Jammu sector, killing a BSF jawan and leaving a villager injured. Pakistani troops fired at Pindi, Mala Bela and Chak Phagwari border outpost around 2230 hours last night, BSF...