In the backdrop of rising ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops on BoPs and civilians area, Western Army Command chief Lt Gen KJ Singh made a surprise visit to froward areas along the Indo-Pak border and reviewed the security situation in Samba and Jammu sectors on Monday.
Despite concerns expressed by the Narendra Modi government over repeated ceasefire violations by the neighbouring Pakistan, its troops once again resorted to unprovoked firing Thursday night, targeting two Border Security Force (BSF) posts in the RS Pura sector of Jammu and Kashmir.
In the backdrop of reports about cross-border infiltration attempts, Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday appealed to the people living close to the Indo-Pak border to maintain "high degree of vigilance" on the activities of "anti-national elements".
White salt marsh, mesmerising sunrise and sunset and the colourful hues of Gujarati culture are drawing visitors by yards from India and abroad to experience the Runn Utsav here at the Indo-Pak border.
Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and his Bangladeshi counterpart will be present at the Indo-Bangla border`s Petrapole-Benapole post to flag-off the joint retreat ceremony between border forces of the two countries.