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Unbelievable Baisakhi celebrations at Wagah Border – Watch video

Unbelievable Baisakhi celebrations at Wagah Border – Watch video

Attari-Wagah joint check post on Indo-Pak border witnessed a lively and colourful Thursday evening as hundreds of people gathered on the Indian side of the border for the annual harvest festival celebrations of Baisakhi.

Apr 14, 2017, 08:33 AM IST
Samjhauta blast case: NIA court summons 13 Pakistani witnesses

Samjhauta blast case: NIA court summons 13 Pakistani witnesses

The witnesses are required to appear before a trial court at Panchkula in Haryana from July 4 onwards.

Mar 17, 2017, 22:53 PM IST
India releases 39 Pakistani prisoners in goodwill gestures

India releases 39 Pakistani prisoners in goodwill gestures

India on Wednesday released 39 Pakistani prisoners including 18 fishermen, after Pakistan confirmed their nationality.

Mar 01, 2017, 21:39 PM IST

BSF helps distraught farmers to grow crops amid tension on border

Even as the situation in the border areas remain highly tensed, the Border Security Force on Monday allowed the farmers in the border areas to cross the fencing to harvest their crop.

Oct 04, 2016, 08:54 AM IST

Six children die after school bus carrying 37 falls in canal near Amritsar

The bus belongs to DAV Public School and the deceased students were in the age group of 10 and 15 years.

Sep 20, 2016, 15:18 PM IST
'Made in Pakistan' cartridges recovered by BSF in Attari sector – Watch video

'Made in Pakistan' cartridges recovered by BSF in Attari sector – Watch video

Border Security Force recovered 21 packets of heroin, a shotgun and three rounds of bullets in Attari sector.

Jul 13, 2016, 15:08 PM IST

BSF seizes 21 packets of heroin, pistol in Ajnala

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday morning seized as many as 21 packets of suspected heroin and a pistol from Narli village in Attari sector close to the Indo-Pakistan border.

Jul 13, 2016, 10:21 AM IST

Sister of Indian prisoner who died in Pakistan protests at Attari

A sister of Kirpal Singh -- who died in Pakistan where he was jailed after conviction for spying -- on Tuesday protested at the Attari-Wagah integrated checkpost on the India-Pakistan border here over his death the previous day.

Apr 13, 2016, 00:28 AM IST

NRI crashes SUV at Attari Indo-Pak border, arrested

The 42-year-old NRI from Canada, who originally hails from Jalandhar and was identified as Surinder Singh Kang.

Nov 16, 2015, 23:07 PM IST

83 Indians stranded in Pakistan helped to reach Attari

The Indian High Commission in Islamabad has provided assistance to 83 Indians stranded in Pakistan to cross over to the Attari land border with the help of the Pakistan government.

Oct 13, 2015, 00:25 AM IST

India sets free nine Pakistani fishermen

In a goodwill gesture, India on Saturday set free nine Pakistani fishermen and they crossed over to their country after being released from Jamnagar district jail of Gujarat.

Aug 08, 2015, 19:18 PM IST

BSF apprehends two Nigerian nationals trying to cross into Pakistan

The Border Security Force on Friday apprehended two Nigerian nationals who "intended" to cross over to Pakistan through border village of Rorawali here.

Aug 07, 2015, 20:12 PM IST

India announces repatriation of 16 Pakistani prisoners, 9 fishermen

India on Friday announced repatriation of 16 Pakistani prisoners, out of which 13 were held in Jammu and Kashmir jails, along with nine fishermen.

Aug 07, 2015, 18:38 PM IST
Wife of 'Salman Khan' held at Jalandhar for travelling without passport, visa

Wife of 'Salman Khan' held at Jalandhar for travelling without passport, visa

The Government Railway Police (GRP) on Thursday arrested a Pakistani woman who was travelling in the Samjhauta Express without passport and visa.

Jul 31, 2015, 11:36 AM IST
Guns on border, mangoes to Modi: Nawaz Sharif's India approach

Guns on border, mangoes to Modi: Nawaz Sharif's India approach

Days after refusing to accept sweets offered by India at the Attari-Wagah joint check post near Amritsar, Pakistan has now resorted to 'mango diplomacy' to lessen the bitterness in ties with India.

Jul 22, 2015, 13:14 PM IST

US envoy wants trade between India-Pakistan to increase

US envoy to India Richard Verma has called on both India and Pakistan to resolve their existing issues and take steps to enhance bilateral trade at the earliest.

May 21, 2015, 14:42 PM IST
Three jawans injured in cross-border firing, BSF to lodge protest

Three jawans injured in cross-border firing, BSF to lodge protest

Three Border Security Force (BSF) troopers were injured in cross border firing in Amritsar sector of Punjab by smugglers from the Pakistani side, BSF officials said on Saturday.

Apr 11, 2015, 09:59 AM IST

Pakistan repatriates 173 Indian prisoners

In a goodwill gesture, Pakistan government today repatriated 172 Indian fishermen and one civil prisoner after the beating Retreat Ceremony followed by Flag lowering ceremony held at Indo-Pak international border.

Feb 17, 2015, 00:47 AM IST

40 Indian prisoners released by Pakistan repatriated

40 Indian prisoners including 35 fishermen were on Sunday repatriated by Pakistan government through Attari-Wagah land route.

Nov 30, 2014, 22:59 PM IST

BSF, Punjab police enhance security of Wagah retreat venue

The iconic flag-lowering ceremony at the Attari-Wagah border has been brought under a "comprehensive" security mechanism with special anti-sabotage measures in place, in the wake of the powerful terror blast that killed over 60 people across this border in Pakistan recently.

Nov 26, 2014, 20:30 PM IST