After ensuring a peaceful, incident-free four phases of the assembly election in Jammu and Kashmir, authorities Friday sounded high alert in the Jammu region where 20 constituencies go to polls tomorrow in the fifth and final phase.
Two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned about the acute drug problem in Punjab in his `Mann ki Baat` programme on radio, state Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Tuesday said Modi and the home minister should take steps to stop the entry of drugs into the state.
The Border Security Force (BSF) which has been using the Bhaskaracharya Institute for Space Applications and Geo-informatics (BISAG) project for communication at the state frontier on Sunday suggested the facility be used across all its frontiers in the country.
The Border Security Force, guarding the frontiers between India and Pakistan, on Thursday ruled out any infiltration along the international border by the militants, after 10 people including three army men and as many civilians were killed in an encounter between security forces and militants in Jammu's Arnia sector.
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.