Attari border

Pakistan spooked by India's largest tricolour hoisted near Attari border, fears ‘hidden camera’ on it; BSF rubbishes claim

Pakistan spooked by India's largest tricolour hoisted near Attari border, fears ‘hidden camera’ on it; BSF rubbishes claim

Pakistan’s border guards have raised concerns over the tallest Indian flag at Attari . 

Mar 07, 2017, 17:56 PM IST

BSF suspends Retreat ceremony at Attari till October 2

Amid rising tension between India and Pakistan, the BSF has suspended the Retreat ceremony at the Attari-Wagah border checkpost till October 2, officials said on Friday.

Sep 30, 2016, 20:01 PM IST
BSF to deploy five additional battalions at Attari border, says DG

BSF to deploy five additional battalions at Attari border, says DG

BSF Director General (DG) K.K. Sharma said, "In the past few days, BSF has shot dead eight smugglers, including six Pakistani and two Indians.”

Aug 15, 2016, 22:36 PM IST

Three Kashmiri youth held near Attari border

Three Kashmiri youths were taken into custody after they drove a speeding multi-utility vehicle (MUV) close to the international border with Pakistan.

Dec 20, 2015, 23:26 PM IST

India, Pakistan forces exchange sweets at Attari border on Diwali

Indian and Pakistani forces at the border here exchanged sweets on the occasion of Diwali.

Nov 11, 2015, 16:03 PM IST

Pakistani delegation arrives in India for border talks

Amid the growing war of words between both countries in recent days, a high-level delegation from Pakistan crossed over into India on Wednesday at the Attari-Wagah joint check post for director-level talks between border forces of both countries.

Sep 09, 2015, 17:55 PM IST

No sweets exchanged by BSF, Rangers on Pakistan's I-Day

There was no exchange of sweets between the Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers at the international border here on the occasion of Pakistan`s Independence Day on Friday.

Aug 14, 2015, 15:01 PM IST

Two Nigerians jump barbed fence at Attari border, held

Amid a high alert along the India-Pakistan border following the Dinanagar terror attack, two Nigerian youths were arrested on Friday when they jumped across a barbed wire fence near the international border here.

Aug 07, 2015, 19:25 PM IST
Rajnath Singh slams Pakistan for perpetuating terror, asks them to introspect

Rajnath Singh slams Pakistan for perpetuating terror, asks them to introspect

Taking part in the ongoing Golden Jubilee Celebrations of BSF, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that India will protect its borders in such a way that no one would be able to infiltrate the country.

Mar 22, 2015, 18:39 PM IST

BSF foils infiltration bid near Attari border

Border Security Force on Monday claimed that its personnel had foiled an infiltration bid from across the border near Attari.

Mar 31, 2014, 22:38 PM IST

BSF gives sweets to Pakistan Rangers

The Border Security Force (BSF) Sunday offered sweets and fruits to the Pakistan Rangers here to mark India`s 65th Republic Day.

Jan 26, 2014, 14:37 PM IST

Pak lodges protest over incident involving Lahore-bound bus

Pakistan on Saturday lodged a protest with India over the stopping of the Lahore-bound bus near Chehertha, 20 km from the Attari border by Youth Congress activists.

Aug 10, 2013, 20:13 PM IST

Thomas inspects Integrated Check Post at Attari border

Food Minister KV Thomas inspected the Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Attari/Wagah border Amritsar and also visited the container terminal. He said that he was here to inspect the operation of ICP, especially trade with Pakistan.

Apr 10, 2013, 21:07 PM IST

Heroin worth crores seized on Indo-Pak border

In the biggest catch of the year,
heroin worth Rs 135 crore in the international market was
seized on the Indo-Pak border here by BSF personnel who foiled the attempt of Pakistani smugglers to cross over to India.

Oct 06, 2011, 10:10 AM IST

Sweets and greetings exchanged at Attari border

To mark India`s Independence Day, troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) offered sweets to their counterparts from the Pakistan Rangers at the Attari-Wagah joint land checkpost.

Aug 15, 2011, 11:36 AM IST

Pakistan releases 17 Indian prisoners at Attari border

Pakistan Wednesday released 17 Indian nationals and handed them over to Indian authorities at the Attari-Wagah joint border check-post.

Jun 23, 2010, 14:45 PM IST

Harrowing time for Indian journalist`s family at Attari border

It was a harrowing time for the family of an Indian journalist based in Pakistan while returning home as they found cash and jewellery missing after Pakistani security officials searched their belongings at the Attari border.

May 21, 2010, 11:43 AM IST

BSF fires into Pakistan after rocket attack at Attari

Pakistani forces on Friday night fired two rockets towards the Indian territory in Punjab, drawing retaliation from BSF using machine guns.

Sep 12, 2009, 09:13 AM IST

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