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Watch: BSF jawans sing, dance and celebrate Holi in Jammu

Watch: BSF jawans sing, dance and celebrate Holi in Jammu

Holi is one of the most ancient festivals which finds mention in our old Sanskrit texts like Dashakumar Charit and Garud Puran.

Mar 01, 2018, 17:25 PM IST
International border sealed, security beefed up for PM's Tripura visit

International border sealed, security beefed up for PM's Tripura visit

The India-Bangladesh border adjoining Sipahijala and Unakoti districts of Tripura has been sealed in view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit tomorrow, police said today.

Feb 08, 2018, 10:19 AM IST
Death trap for border dwellers: Hundreds of live Pakistani mortar shells lying in J&K villages

Death trap for border dwellers: Hundreds of live Pakistani mortar shells lying in J&K villages

Guns along the Indo-Pak border have fallen silent but border dwellers are living in the shadow of death as hundreds of live mortar shells fired by Pakistani troops are lying across border villages and farm lands in Jammu region.

Jan 24, 2018, 11:19 AM IST
BSF destroys Pakistan firing positions, fuel dump in retaliatory fire - Watch video

BSF destroys Pakistan firing positions, fuel dump in retaliatory fire - Watch video

Twelve people, including five security personnel, have been killed in Pakistani firing from across the border in Jammu since Thursday.

Jan 22, 2018, 19:58 PM IST
BSF constable, Army jawan killed in cross-border firing, MEA summons Pakistan envoy

BSF constable, Army jawan killed in cross-border firing, MEA summons Pakistan envoy

The Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan Syed Haider Shah was summoned by MEA.

Jan 20, 2018, 06:43 AM IST
J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, two civilians killed, four injured

J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, two civilians killed, four injured

Two civilians, including a woman, were killed and four were injured after Pakistan violated ceasefire in RS Pura sector of Jammu and Kashmir. The Border Security Force (BSF) troops are effectively retaliating the fire.

Jan 19, 2018, 09:52 AM IST
Centre okays construction of 14,000 bunkers along LoC, IB

Centre okays construction of 14,000 bunkers along LoC, IB

Over 14,000 community and individual bunkers would be constructed along the Line of Control (LoC) and the International Border (IB) for border residents facing Pakistani shelling in Jammu division, officials said today.

Jan 07, 2018, 22:56 PM IST
BSF launches 'Operation Alert' along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir to curb militant movement

BSF launches 'Operation Alert' along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir to curb militant movement

The BSF gave a military send-off by organising wreath-laying ceremony at Frontier headquarters here in the honour of the late Head Constable Radha Pada Hazara, who was killed in sniper firing by Pakistan Rangers.

Jan 04, 2018, 18:35 PM IST
Army men posted along China border to get liberalised family pensions

Army men posted along China border to get liberalised family pensions

At present, the liberalised family pension is given to army personnel deployed along the Line of Control and International Border (IB) with Pakistan.

Dec 20, 2017, 23:35 PM IST
Over 23,000 bunkers being constructed along IB in Kathua: Minister

Over 23,000 bunkers being constructed along IB in Kathua: Minister

Union Minister of State Jitendra Singh on Sunday said over 23,000 individual and community bunkers would be constructed near the International Border in the Hiranagar sector in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir for protection of people from cross-border firing.

Dec 11, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
J&K: Terrorist killed in encounter; jawan martyred during ceasefire violation

J&K: Terrorist killed in encounter; jawan martyred during ceasefire violation

One terrorist was on Thursday gunned down in an encounter with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Nov 02, 2017, 19:25 PM IST
BSF arrests Pakistani intruder along International Border in Jammu

BSF arrests Pakistani intruder along International Border in Jammu

A 22-year-old Pakistani man was today arrested from along the International Border in Suchetgarh sector of RS Pura soon after he crossed over to this side of the fence, a BSF officer said.

Oct 17, 2017, 13:11 PM IST

Centre sets up group to study problems of people along IB, LOC

A study group has been set up by the government to examine the problems being faced by the people residing near the International Border and and the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of regular ceasefire violations by Pakistan, an official said.

Oct 06, 2017, 17:50 PM IST

BSF jawan killed in Pakistan sniper fire from across LoC in Poonch

A senior BSF officer said the Pakistani army violated the ceasefire and targeted a jawan of the border guarding force, who was on duty at a post along the LoC, with sniper fire.

Sep 01, 2017, 23:26 PM IST
Three Pak Rangers killed after BSF retaliates to cross-border firing

Three Pak Rangers killed after BSF retaliates to cross-border firing

BSF gave a 'befitting' reply to the Pak rangers following their unprovoked firing around 3 pm, PTI quoted an officer as saying.

Aug 26, 2017, 20:30 PM IST

India summons Pakistan official, issues demarche over death of soldier

India on Wednesday summoned a Pakistan High Commission official and issued a demarche over the death of an Indian soldier in unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan, terming it as "deplorable".

Aug 09, 2017, 23:59 PM IST
BSF, Pak Rangers hold flag meet, discuss ceasefire violations

BSF, Pak Rangers hold flag meet, discuss ceasefire violations

A meeting of Commandant-Wing Cdr level Flag was held between the Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers at the International Boundary in Samba on Monday.

Jul 17, 2017, 19:00 PM IST

Pakistan pounds Rajouri LoC with mortar bombs, violates ceasefire twice

The Pakistan Army on Thursday pounded forward posts and civilians areas along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Jun 15, 2017, 23:58 PM IST
Search operation launched in Samba after movement of armed persons reported

Search operation launched in Samba after movement of armed persons reported

Police and security forces have launched a search operation in the border town of Samba along Jammu-Pathankot national highway following reports of suspected movement of four persons in the wee hours on Thursday.

Jun 15, 2017, 13:17 PM IST

BSF jawan injured as Pakistan again violates ceasefire

This is second ceasefire violation along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir in as many days.

May 12, 2017, 10:23 AM IST