Attari

5 Indian High Commission officials, including 2 staffers abducted, tortured by Pakistan's ISI, return home

On June 15, two staff members of the Indian mission, who are working as drivers in the Indian High Commission in Islamabad, were detained for over 12 hours.

Jun 22, 2020, 16:48 PM IST

Pakistani intruder shot dead by BSF near Attari border

In the evening, the personnel on duty near the joint check post saw the man walking towards gate number 103 at zero line fence through the railway track. After which, they issued a warning to him and asked him to return. However, Gulnawaz refused to comply with the orders. In retaliation, the BSF personnel opened fire at him and he was shot dead. 

Oct 17, 2019, 08:46 AM IST

India rejects Pakistan demand to charge service fee of USD 20 from Kartarpur pilgrims

The two countries have already agreed on visa-free travel of 5,000 Indian pilgrims daily throughout the year, without restrictions, based on their faith.

Sep 04, 2019, 16:44 PM IST

Patriotic fervour grips Attari-Wagah border on eve of Independence Day

Feelings of national pride and of patriotism rang through a charged-up atmosphere at the Attari-Wagah border with Pakistan on Wednesday evening where a large number of Indians came to watch proceedings on the eve of Independence Day.

Aug 14, 2019, 20:12 PM IST

Patriotic fervour grips Attari-Wagah border on eve of Independence Day

Indians came out in huge numbers to watch the Beating Retreat ceremony at the border.

Aug 14, 2019, 19:00 PM IST

No exchange of sweets at Attari-Wagah border on Eid

The border guards of India and Pakistan exchange sweets on major festivals such as Eid and Diwali, and on nationally important days such as their respective Independence Days.

Aug 12, 2019, 16:38 PM IST

Stranded at Wagah, Samjahuta Express brought to Attari by Indian crew

Pakistan has suspended Samjhauta Express services - one more jittery move in response to India revoking Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Aug 08, 2019, 17:57 PM IST

India, Pakistan 2nd meeting on Kartarpur Corridor to be held in Wagah today

India and Pakistan are going to hold second meeting on July 14 to discuss the draft agreement for finalizing the modalities of the Kartarpur corridor. The first meeting related technical issues was held on 14th March on Indian side at Attari this time meeting will be held on Pakistan side in Wagha.

Kartarpur Corridor proposes to connect the Sikh shrines of Dera Baba Nanak Sahib in Gurdaspur and Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, Pakistan. The corridor is proposed to provide visa free passage to Indian pilgrims to visit holy site of Gurudwara Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur in Pakistan.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu laid foundation stone for construction of Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on Indian side at Mann village in Gurdaspur district in Punjab on 26 Novmeber 2018. This has been a long pending demand of sikh community.

Jul 14, 2019, 13:12 PM IST

India, Pakistan 2nd meeting on Kartarpur Corridor to be held in Wagah today

India and Pakistan are going to hold second meeting on July 14 to discuss the draft agreement for finalizing the modalities of the Kartarpur corridor. The first meeting related technical issues was held on 14th March on Indian side at Attari this time meeting will be held on Pakistan side in Wagha.

Kartarpur Corridor proposes to connect the Sikh shrines of Dera Baba Nanak Sahib in Gurdaspur and Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, Pakistan. The corridor is proposed to provide visa free passage to Indian pilgrims to visit holy site of Gurudwara Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur in Pakistan.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu laid foundation stone for construction of Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on Indian side at Mann village in Gurdaspur district in Punjab on 26 Novmeber 2018. This has been a long pending demand of sikh community.

Jul 14, 2019, 13:12 PM IST

Pakistan 'surreptitiously usurped' land belonging to Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara: Officials

The encroached lands were donated to the Kartarpur Sahib by devouts like late Maharaja Ranjeet Singh and others.

Mar 15, 2019, 18:27 PM IST

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

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 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

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