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India releases 39 Pakistani prisoners

New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) In a reciprocal gesture after Islamabad freed 200 Indian prisoners lodged in jails in Pakistan, India on Wednesday freed 39 Pakistani prisoners lodged in jails here. Thirty-nine Pakistani prisoners, comprising 21 civil prisoners and 18 fishermen, whose nationality has been confirmed by Pakistani authorities, are being repatriated to Pakistan via Attari/Wagah on ...

4 days ago
Wagah-like tourist spots proposed on Bangladesh border in Meghalaya

Shillong, Feb 24 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has proposed to develop two areas along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya as tourist spots along the lines of the Attari-Wagah border with Pakistan, a BSF official said here on Friday. Inspector General of BSF in-charge Meghalaya frontier, P.K. Dubey said the two border areas -- Dawki in West Jaintia Hills district, and Kila...

7 days ago
Congress demands CBI probe into murder allegations against Goa BJP leader

Panaji, Feb 21 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday demanded a CBI probe into the alleged murder of a local youth in 2006, allegedly by a BJP leader, after a video surfaced on social media in which a former associate of the politician claimed he was an eye-witness to the alleged crime. Addressing a press conference here on Tuesday, All India Congress Committee secretary Girish Chodankar said t...

7 days ago
Viral video with clues to murder gets Goa police, rights panel attention

Panaji, Feb 21 (IANS) A video, purportedly spilling the beans on an alleged murder of a local youth in 2006, which went viral on Monday on social media, has commanded the interest of the Goa Human Rights Commission and the state police on Tuesday. The Commission on Tuesday issued notices to state Chief Secretary and the Director General of Police, after a city-based lawyer-activist Aires...

20 days ago
Full-body truck scanners being procured, says minister

New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The government is in the process of procuring five full-body truck scanners (FBTS) to deploy at international borders with Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju informed the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. In a written reply in the upper house, Rijiju said a global tender enquiry has been issued and the government is in the proces...

24 days ago
5-year-old Pakistani boy reunited with mother at Attari-Wagah border

New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) A five-year-old Pakistani boy was reunited with his mother on Saturday at the Wagah-Attari border crossing, with some help from Indian authorities. The boy, Iftikhar Ahmed, had been taken forcibly to India by his father, who belongs to Jammu and Kashmir, a year ago. Pakistan thanked India for the help in helping with the boy's return. The Pakistan ...

1 month ago
68th R-Day celebrated in Punjab, Haryana amid rain

Chandigarh, Jan 26 (IANS) The 68th Republic Day was celebrated on Thursday across Punjab and Haryana despite rain in some parts of both states. Chandigarh and its surrounding areas were experiencing rain since Wednesday evening which continued on Thursday morning. With Punjab in full election mode for the February 4 assembly polls, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal unfurl...

1 month ago
Pakistan frees Indian soldier, family overjoyed

Islamabad/Amritsar, Jan 21 (IANS) Pakistan on Saturday released Indian Army soldier Sepoy Chandu Babulal Chavan, who had inadvertently crossed the LoC in September last year. Chavan was handed over to Indian authorities at the Wagah-Attari joint check post, a Border Security Force (BSF) official confirmed in Amritsar. Chavan was handed over to Army authorities after his return to India, ...

1 month ago
Indian soldier who crossed over had griped about superiors

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian Army soldier, Chandu Babulal Chavan, who was released by Pakistan on Saturday, had crossed the LoC inadvertently due to severe grievances with his superiors and leadership, according to a Pakistan Foreign Office statement. Chavan, 23, of the 37 Rashtriya Rifles, crossed the Line of Control over severe grievances with his superiors and leadership. Pakistan ...

1 month ago
Family, friends of soldier celebrate his release by Pakistan

Dhule (Maharashtra), Jan 21 (IANS) Indian Army sepoy Chandu Babulal Chavan's kin and residents of his native village Bohivir in northern Maharashtra were overjoyed on his release on Saturday by Pakistan. His family thanked authorities for securing his safe return. Scores of villagers came out into the streets to greet the Chavan family, who were overwhelmed by the unexpected turn of even...

1 month ago
Pakistan releases Indian soldier, handed over to India

Amritsar, Jan 21 (IANS) Pakistan on Saturday released Indian Army soldier, Sepoy Chandu Babulal Chavan, who had inadvertently crossed the LoC and was in the captivity of the neighbouring country since September last year. Pakistan defence and border authorities handed over Chavan at the Wagah-Attari joint check post to Indian border guards on Saturday, Border Security Force (BSF) offici...

1 month ago
Attari-Wagah 'Retreat' spectacle venue to get a stadium look

Attari (Punjab), Jan 13 (IANS) It is a 25-minute spectacle that gets your heart and adrenalin pumping. Songs blaring on powerful speakers, enthusiastic people wearing patriotism on their sleeves, jingoistic slogan-shouting and the grand finale -- the foot-thumping by troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Pakistan Rangers, the bodily gestures and the glares -- all are part o...

1 month ago
Attari-Wagah 'Retreat' spectacle venue to get a stadium look

Attari (Punjab), Jan 13 (IANS) It is a 25-minute spectacle that gets your heart and adrenalin pumping. Songs blaring on powerful speakers, enthusiastic people wearing patriotism on their sleeves, jingoistic slogan-shouting and the grand finale -- the foot-thumping by troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Pakistan Rangers, the bodily gestures and the glares -- all are part o...

1 month ago
Attari-Wagah 'Retreat' spectacle venue to get a stadium look

Attari (Punjab), Jan 13 (IANS) It is a 25-minute spectacle that gets your heart and adrenalin pumping. Songs blaring on powerful speakers, enthusiastic people wearing patriotism on their sleeves, jingoistic slogan-shouting and the grand finale -- the foot-thumping by troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Pakistan Rangers, the bodily gestures and the glares -- all are part o...

1 month ago
Attari-Wagah 'Retreat' spectacle venue to get a stadium look

Attari (Punjab), Jan 13 (IANS) It is a 25-minute spectacle that gets your heart and adrenalin pumping. Songs blaring on powerful speakers, enthusiastic people wearing patriotism on their sleeves, jingoistic slogan-shouting and the grand finale -- the foot-thumping by troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Pakistan Rangers, the bodily gestures and the glares -- all are part o...

1 month ago
Attari-Wagah 'Retreat' spectacle venue to get a stadium look

Attari (Punjab), Jan 13 (IANS) It is a 25-minute spectacle that gets your heart and adrenalin pumping. Songs blaring on powerful speakers, enthusiastic people wearing patriotism on their sleeves, jingoistic slogan-shouting and the grand finale -- the foot-thumping by troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Pakistan Rangers, the bodily gestures and the glares -- all are part o...

1 month ago
Attari-Wagah 'Retreat' spectacle venue to get a stadium look

Attari (Punjab), Jan 13 (IANS) It is a 25-minute spectacle that gets your heart and adrenalin pumping. Songs blaring on powerful speakers, enthusiastic people wearing patriotism on their sleeves, jingoistic slogan-shouting and the grand finale -- the foot-thumping by troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Pakistan Rangers, the bodily gestures and the glares -- all are part o...

1 month ago
Attari-Wagah 'Retreat' spectacle venue to get a stadium look

Attari (Punjab), Jan 13 (IANS) It is a 25-minute spectacle that gets your heart and adrenalin pumping. Songs blaring on powerful speakers, enthusiastic people wearing patriotism on their sleeves, jingoistic slogan-shouting and the grand finale -- the foot-thumping by troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Pakistan Rangers, the bodily gestures and the glares -- all are part o...

1 month ago
Attari-Wagah 'Retreat' spectacle venue to get a stadium look

Attari (Punjab), Jan 13 (IANS) It is a 25-minute spectacle that gets your heart and adrenalin pumping. Songs blaring on powerful speakers, enthusiastic people wearing patriotism on their sleeves, jingoistic slogan-shouting and the grand finale -- the foot-thumping by troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Pakistan Rangers, the bodily gestures and the glares -- all are part o...

1 month ago
Attari-Wagah 'Retreat' spectacle venue to get a stadium look

Attari (Punjab), Jan 13 (IANS) It is a 25-minute spectacle that gets your heart and adrenalin pumping. Songs blaring on powerful speakers, enthusiastic people wearing patriotism on their sleeves, jingoistic slogan-shouting and the grand finale -- the foot-thumping by troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Pakistan Rangers, the bodily gestures and the glares -- all are part o...

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