Drug worth Rs 20 crore seized in Attari

During cross border firing between Indian Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistani smugglers, four kilogram heroin having street value Rs 20 crore and one Chinese made automatic loaded pistol were seized at Indo-Pak border village Mahawa.

Border guards exchange greetings at Attari-Wagah border

Border guards of India and Pakistan on Friday exchanged greetings at the Attari-Wagah joint check post between both the countries to mark India`s 68th Independence Day.

India, Pakistan troopers exchange sweets on Punjab border

Border guards of India and Pakistan on Thursday exchanged sweets and greetings along the international border here to mark Pakistan`s Independence Day.

BSF jawans get special shoes to perform border closing parade

Soldiers participating in the routine `lowering of the flags` parade at the Attari Indo-Pak border in Amritsar have been provided with special shoes to help them perform the ceremony in comfort.

Six persons held with pistols at Attari Station

Six persons, including two women, hailing from Muzaffarnagar in UP have been arrested after 11 pistols were seized from them on their return from Pakistan by Samjhauta Express.

BSF chief holds talks with Pakistani counterpart on border issues

Border Security Force chief Subhash Joshi held talks in Lahore with his Pakistani counterpart Major General Tahir Javed on border-related issues, official sources said.

India repatriates eight Pakistani prisoners

In a goodwill gesture, India on Friday repatriated eight Pakistan nationals, who were lodged in different jails of the country.

Pakistani youth repatriated by BSF

A Pakistani teenager, who inadvertently crossed over to India, has been repatriated by Border Security Force, an official said on Saturday.

Three Pak smugglers shot dead; drug worth Rs 120 cr seized

Three Pakistani smugglers, carrying 24 kg of heroin worth Rs 120 crore in the international market, were shot dead by BSF on the Indo-Pak border as they were trying to sneak into Indian territory, BSF officials said here on Saturday.

Amritsar man arrested on charges of spying for Pakistan

A 39-year-old man was arrested on the charges of spying for Pakistan and several Army documents and pictures of restricted areas were seized from him, police said.

Pak seniors to get visa-on-arrival from today

Despite fresh tension with Pakistan over the brutal killing of two Indian soldiers, the government will take a historic step to issue visas on arrival to senior citizens of Pakistan, from Tuesday.

Visa-on-arrival for Pak nationals above 65 yrs from Jan 15

The visa-on-arrival facility at the Attari-Wagah check post to Pakistani nationals over 65 years of age will begin from January 15, but they would not be able to stay in Punjab, Kerala and Jammu & Kashmir.

New check-post launched at Attari

Asif Ali Zardari, who was on a private visit to offer prayers at the shrine of Sufi saint Khawaja Moinuddin Chisti at Ajmer Sharif.

Gaza-bound Indian activists stopped at Attari, launch dharna

A group of Gaza-bound
pro-Palestine Indian activists, began a dharna here on Saturday
after the Ministry of External Affairs denied permission
for them to cross over into the Pakistani side.

Goods train brings fake currency from Pakistan

Fake Indian currency with a
face value of Rs nine lakh was seized from a goods train that
arrived from Pakistan at the Attari Railway Station in the
district, officials said Wednesday.

Candle light vigil at Indo-Pak border to mark I-Day

A candle light vigil was
held at the Indo-Pak border at Attari to mark the country`s 62nd
Independence Day, a move that generated an equivocal response
from people across the boundary.