International border

Amid drone sightings, security forces cleared to shoot down UAV on international border

At a time when Pakistan-backed terror groups are using small drones to smuggle weapons and narcotics into India, the security forces have been given clearance to shoot down drones flying at 1,000 feet or below.

Oct 13, 2019, 21:42 PM IST

Search operation launched after drones spotted along Punjab border

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday spotted a Pakistani-origin drone in the Ferozepur area of Punjab near the international border. The drone was sighted flying near the HK tower, a check post on the Hussainiwala border in the area. Watch this video to know more.

Oct 09, 2019, 10:12 AM IST

BSF spots Pakistan-origin drone in Punjab's Ferozepur

The officials are conducting an investigation to find out if Pakistan-based terror groups are using to send drugs or ammunition across the border. 

Oct 08, 2019, 13:39 PM IST

Jammu: Over 2,500 bunkers constructed along Line of Control, International Border this year

Over 10,000 bunkers are to be constructed in the border districts of Jammu, Kathua, Samba, Rajouri and Poonch of the region, officials said.

Jun 09, 2019, 07:15 AM IST

Indian Army reinforces its formations along International Border in Rajasthan and Punjab

A major reinforcement of the Army was noticed in Punjab's Abohar and Rajasthan's Bikaner and Barmer areas. 

 

Mar 30, 2019, 09:07 AM IST

Lok Sabha election will be held on time, CEC assures amid India-Pakistan tensions

The CEC said that the election in the country will be held on time. 

Mar 01, 2019, 15:52 PM IST

India, Pak must de-escalate tensions: Farooq Abdullah

Farooq Abdullah said "Let me remind the two nations that war is a plague that will have far-reaching consequences on the growth and development of the two nations."

Feb 27, 2019, 17:51 PM IST

Pakistan Rangers violate ceasefire along International Border in J&K's Kathua

BSF troops, guarding the borderline, retaliated strongly, the officials said.

Jan 18, 2019, 16:43 PM IST

Head constable Narendra Singh murdered and mutilated by Pakistan BAT: BSF DG KK Sharma

Outgoing BSF DG KK Sharma said that Pak BAT killed head constable Narendra Singh.

Sep 28, 2018, 17:34 PM IST

Anti-Pakistan slogans raised in Jammu against brutal killing of BSF jawan

The protesters took to streets at the Rani Park area and set ablaze a Pakistani flag. They also chanted anti-Pakistan slogans to denounce the brutal killing.

Sep 19, 2018, 17:26 PM IST

BSF jawan hacked to death by Pakistani forces along International Border near Jammu

The shocking incident took place along the international border near Jammu on Tuesday.   

Sep 19, 2018, 14:21 PM IST

Pakistan strengthens its supply line with ammunition dump, helipads close to India

Pakistan has built many bunkers to save their ammunition in case of an attack by the Indian Air Force. The bunkers would also allow Pakistan to place its missiles in close proximity to the border.

Aug 23, 2018, 12:43 PM IST

Ceasefire violations: BSF, Pakistan Rangers hold meet, decide to ensure peace on border

On May 29, 2018, the DGMOs of India and Pakistan had agreed to 'fully implement' the ceasefire pact of 2003 in 'letter and spirit' forthwith to stop border skirmishes in J&K.

Jun 04, 2018, 19:13 PM IST

Government will build 14,000 bunkers to protect civilians at Indo-Pak border: Union Home Ministry

 The MHA has expressed satisfaction that there has been a significant drop in stone-pelting incidents after the Centre announced the suspension of operations during Ramzan. 

May 28, 2018, 22:01 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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