Indo Pak Border

  • J&K: People vote against Pakistan bullets, terror attacks 17-04-2014 07:00 PM

    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...
  • Border dwellers cast their vote hoping for 'permanent peace' 11-04-2014 12:05 AM

    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...
  • Drugs, fake currency smuggler arrested in Barmer 01-04-2014 08:09 PM

    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...
  • Suspected Pakistani intruder nabbed at Indo-Pak border in Sri Ganganagar 22-02-2014 07:25 AM

    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 02-01-2014 06:32 PM

    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...
  • J&K: After 2-week-long lull, Pakistan violates ceasefire 22-11-2013 06:11 PM

    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...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire, fires on forward areas along LoC 29-10-2013 12:31 PM

    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...
  • People living along Jammu IB relieved as calm prevails 27-10-2013 09:21 PM

    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...
  • 96 ceasefire violations by Pakistan this year; highest in 8 years 18-09-2013 03:47 PM

    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...
  • J~~amp;amp;K: Heavy rains, flash floods destroy border fencing along Indo-Pak border 30-08-2013 03:43 PM

    Flash floods triggered by heavyrains have damaged eight Border Out Posts (BOPs) and borderfencing along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir. Due to flash floods, eight BOPs in different forwardareas of International Border (IB) in Jammu frontier area havesuffered damages, a BSF officer said on Friday. While 2-3 posts,...
  • Pak claims 2 killed in shelling by Indian Army 25-08-2013 08:42 PM

    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...
  • Situation along Indo-Pak borders not normal: Salman Khurshid 16-08-2013 07:03 PM

    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...
  • Security tightened near LoC ahead of Republic Day 14-01-2013 09:18 AM

    Police have started patrolling highways and searching villages near the LoC. ...
  • Arms, ammunition recovered from near Pak border 06-01-2012 01:26 PM

    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...
  • Norms violated for minister at the Indo-Pak border 18-12-2011 12:09 PM

    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...
  • Pak violates ceasefire for 4th time in a week 19-05-2011 11:01 PM

    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...
  • Pakistan troops fire at Indian posts in Poonch 19-09-2010 11:33 AM

    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...
  • BSF officer killed by infiltrators' bomb in J-K 16-11-2009 10:18 PM

    OP Tanvar was killed when infiltrators blew up a BSF vehicle in Samba. ...