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Eid Mubarak at Wagah-Attari border


August 20th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 20 (IANS) Border guards of India and Pakistan at this international border checkpost embraced and exchanged sweets as they wished each other "Eid Mubarak" Monday.Officers and troopers ... Read more...

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BSF trooper killed in cross border firing in Jammu


August 17th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 17 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed when Pakistan resorted to "heavy unprovoked firing" on a border post in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistan border guards exchange greetings


August 15th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistani border guards Wednesday greeted their Indian counterparts on the occasion of India's 66th Independence Day.Officers and troopers of Pakistan Rangers walked up to the ... Read more...

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Two Pakistanis held on border, sent back (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 29 (IANS) Two youths from Pakistan were arrested on the border near here after they entered India riding a motorcycle, an official said. They were later handed over ... Read more...

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Over 60 kg drugs seized in Pakistan


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Pakistani security forces have seized around 60 kg of narcotics in two operations, one along the border with India, a media report said Sunday.Pakistan Rangers seized ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani border guards to prevent truce violations


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani border guards Thursday agreed to prevent and avoid cross-frontier firing and to maintain the ceasefire which was agreed upon in November 2003.This ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani border guards start dialogue


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Talks beween the Indian Border Security Force (BSF)and Pakistan Rangers began here Monday where issues like cross-border firing, smuggling of arms, drugs and fake currency ... Read more...

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BSF, Pakistan Rangers to meet in Delhi


July 1st, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) An 18-member team of Pakistan Rangers arrived here Sunday on a four-day bi-annual meeting with the Border Security Force (BSF) starting Monday.Headed by Director General ... Read more...

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BSF plans hotline to Pakistan Rangers


June 23rd, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 22 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) is planning to commission a hotline with its Pakistan Rangers counterpart for urgent discussion of problems on the border without ... Read more...

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Traders go on strike against Karachi violence


June 13th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) A shutters-down strike is being observed in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Wednesday against the prevailing lawlessness, as eight more people have died in the ongoing ... Read more...

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India protests against Pakistan constructing border bunkers


March 14th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Pakistan has constructed over 1,600 bunkers, towers, posts and outposts along its border with India, prompting New Delhi to lodge protests with Islamabad, the Rajya ... Read more...

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India, Pakistani troopers exchange sweets on Eid


November 7th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Nov 7 (IANS) Border guards from India and Pakistan Monday exchanged sweets at the joint check post along the Attari-Wagah border between India and Pakistan on the occasion ... Read more...

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Sweets and greetings exchanged at Attari border


August 15th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) To mark India's Independence Day, troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) offered sweets to their counterparts from the Pakistan Rangers at the Attari-Wagah joint ... Read more...

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Pakistan Rangers offer BSF sweets on I-Day


August 14th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 14 (IANS) Troopers of the Pakistan Rangers offered sweets to their Indian Border Security Force (BSF) counterparts at the Attari-Wagah joint checkpost Sunday to mark the 65th anniversary ... Read more...

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154 alleged target killers held for Karachi violence


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) About 154 alleged target killers have been arrested in Karachi city, Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said.Out of the arrested individuals, nine people who were ... Read more...

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70 rioting prisoners surrender


July 17th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) At least 70 prisoners in a Pakistani jail have surrendered, a day after they went on a rampage to block their shifting to other prisons, Geo ... Read more...

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India frees 14 Pakistani prisoners (Lead)


June 28th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 28 (IANS) Fourteen Pakistanis walked home to freedom from the Attari border checkpost near here Tuesday, after being released from prisons in four states.They included 10 Pakistani fishermen ... Read more...

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Karachi attack: Navy blames air force for poor security


May 30th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 30 (IANS) The Pakistan Navy Monday blamed the air force for poor security conditions at a naval base in Karachi - where 14 people were killed in ... Read more...

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Pakistan forms team to probe naval base attack


May 29th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 29 (IANS) The government of Pakistan's Sindh province Sunday formed a joint investigation team of police and various security agencies to probe the attack that killed 14 ... Read more...

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Terror siege at Pakistan military base ends, 14 dead


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 23 (IANS) A 15-hour terror siege of a key military base in this Pakistani port city ended Monday afternoon with 14 people, including four terrorists, killed in ... Read more...

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Karachi operation over, all terrorists killed


May 23rd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 23 (IANS) All the terrorists who stormed a naval base here have been killed after 15 hours of gun battles, Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Monday, ... Read more...

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Supreme Court urges Pakistan to release jailed Indian


March 14th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) In an unprecedented step, the Supreme Court Monday requested the Pakistani authorities to consider the appeal of Indian prisoner Gopal Dass and release him on ... Read more...

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Pakistan refuses to take back bodies of intruders


February 27th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Fazilka (Punjab), Feb 27 (IANS) Pakistan has refused to accept bodies of two alleged Pakistanis who the Border Security Force (BSF) shot dead early Friday when they tried to sneak into India, ... Read more...

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Tight security at Pakistan governor’s funeral prayers (Lead)


January 5th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 5 (IANS) Thousands policemen and paramilitary Pakistan Rangers were deployed at the Governor House in Lahore Wednesday where various political leaders and senior government officials were to attend the ... Read more...

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Pakistan paramilitary detains 500 ANP activists


November 26th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 26 (IANS) Pakistan Rangers paramilitary personnel launched multiple raids in Karachi Thursday evening and detained over 500 activists of the Awami National Party (ANP), which described it as a "target ... Read more...

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Pakistan refuses to stop boot-stomping at Wagah (Lead)


November 7th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Pakistan has shot down an Indian suggestion to do away with the aggressive posturing and boot-stomping during the traditional flag-lowering ceremony at the Wagah border post ... Read more...

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Pakistan refuses to discontinue aggressive marching at Wagah


November 7th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Islamabad has turned down a suggestion to discontinue the aggressive marching during the flag-lowering ceremony at the Wagah border post between India and Pakistan, a media report said ... Read more...

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Flag-lowering ceremony at Wagah border to become history


October 30th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) The traditionally hostile flag-lowering ceremony at the Wagah border post between India and Pakistan will become a relic of the past after almost five decades ... Read more...

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BSF, Pakistani Rangers agree on minimum detention of fishermen


October 30th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) The directors general of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistani Rangers have agreed to press their respective government for release of fishermen held on ... Read more...

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BSF delegation arrives in Pakistan


October 27th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) A delegation of India's Border Security Force (BSF) has reached Lahore city to attend a bi-annual meeting with Pakistan Rangers in which the issues of smuggling and illegal ... Read more...

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Pak intel blames ‘Hitler-clone’ MQM and its “Indian connection” for Karachi terror


September 29th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 29 (ANI): A joint report prepared by the Pakistani intelligence and security agencies investigating into the targeted killings and lawlessness in Karachi has sought to blame terrorism in the province ... Read more...

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Pak releases last batch of Indian fishermen


September 7th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by ANI
Wagah, Sep.7 (ANI): Pakistani Rangers handed over the last batch of 141 of the 442 released Indian fishermen to the Border Security Force (BSF) officials here on Tuesday afternoon at the Wagah-Attari ... Read more...

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Pakistan releases second batch of 100 Indian fishermen


September 3rd, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
Wagah, Sep.3 (ANI): Pakistan Rangers handed over a second batch of 100 Indian fishermen to India's Border Security Force (BSF) at the Zero Line on Friday afternoon after a court in Pakistan ... Read more...

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India hands over 28 Pakistani prisoners


August 18th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinWagah, Aug.18 (ANI): Border Security Force personnel on Wednesday handed over 28 Pakistan nationals to the Pakistan Rangers at the zero line of Attari - Wagah land route after ... Read more...

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BSF Guards offer sweets to Pakistan rangers on I- Day


August 15th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by ANI
Wagah border (Punjab), R S Pura (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug 15 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) guards offered sweets to their Pakistan counterparts at the Wagah border check post on the ... Read more...

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