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15 August, 2018 9:37 AM Independence Day: India-Pak Security Forces Exchange Sweets At Border

Indian and Pakistani border guards had skipped exchanging sweets in recent times due to border tensions. Border Security Forces and Pakistani Rangers exchanged sweets at Wagah-Attari border to mark India's 72nd Independence Day. A wave of happiness and patriotism has run across the country as people can be seen hoisting the Indian flag and playing the National 47

30 July, 2018 5:28 PM From 2015 To 2018, Ceasefire Violations Increased Six-Fold: Government

The ceasefire violations (CFVs) along the Line of Control have increased six fold from 2015 to 2018, the government informed the Rajya Sabha today. Replying to a question in the Upper House, Minister of State in the Defence Ministry Subhash Bhamre said there were 152 cases of CFVs in 2015. It increased to 228 in 2016, 860 in 2017 and 2018 (until July 23) in 942, Mr Bhamre 52

29 July, 2018 2:59 PM ITBP finds explosive in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon, destroys it in controlled blast

ITBP found an Explosive device in Rajnandgaon district on Manpur-Baseli road which was later destroyed in a controlled blast. A 20 kg Improvise Explosive Device (IED) was unearthed by the 27th Battalion Indo-Tibet Border Police (ITBP) on Sunday. The explosive device was reportedly found on Manpur-Baseli road in Rajnandgaon District, Chhattisgarh 43

25 July, 2018 7:50 PM Over Citizen Register, Centre Rushes 22,000 Security Personnel To Assam

The Centre has sent over 22,000 central paramilitary troops in order to beef up security in Assam and adjoining states in view of the publication of the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC). The Union Home Ministry has directed these units to be deployed immediately in the vulnerable areas of the state, officials said. "A total of 220 companies 44

25 July, 2018 1:09 PM Security Forces Killed 581 Terrorists Since 2015, Says Centre

Security forces have killed 581 terrorists since 2015 while 69 personnel died in ceasefire violations, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre told the Lok Sabha today. In 2015, 108 terrorists were killed by security forces followed by 150 in 2016, 213 in 2017 and 110 in 2018 (up to July 22), Mr Bhamre said in a written response to a question in the Lower 74

11 July, 2018 11:05 AM BSF Chopper Carrying CRPF Officials Makes Emergency Landing In Aurangabad

A BSF chopper carrying top CRPF officials deployed in anti-Naxal operations made an emergency landing in Aurangabad district of Bihar today after developing a technical problem and all on board were safe, officials said. The military camouflage painted Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) 'Dhruv' landed safely at about 11:55 PM at a an open field in Uphara 40

3 July, 2018 9:52 AM Amarnath Yatra: 3 Pilgrims Die During Journey

The bodies of the deceased pilgrims have been kept at the Baltal base camp hospital for further legal proceedings said a police official. Three pilgrims, including two from Andhra Pradesh, died today en route to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas due to various causes, taking the number of dead in this year's yatra to six. Thota 42

29 June, 2018 4:42 PM BSF Officer On Amarnath Yatra Duty Dies After Complaining Of Chest Pain

A BSF officer, posted on Amarnath yatra duty along the traditional Pahalgam route, died last night after complaining of chest pain, police said today. Assistant Sub Inspector Hardayal Singh of BSF's 182nd battalion, posted on yatra duty at Betaab Valley in Pahalgam, complained of chest pain around 11 pm yesterday and was taken to the local sub district 34

16 June, 2018 5:06 PM ‘BSF, Pak. Rangers did not exchange sweets’

There was no exchange of sweets between the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Pakistan Rangers at Attari-Wagah border on the occasion of Id on Saturday, an official said. This comes in the wake of heightened tension between the two countries, especially after the repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistani forces in Jammu and Kashmir. In a departure 45

13 June, 2018 4:41 AM 4 BSF personnel killed in Pakistan Rangers firing in Samba

It was not immediately clear whether the BSF personnel were killed last night or in the early morning Four Border Security Forces (BSF) personnel were killed and three others injured in Pakistan's firing in Jammu's Ramgarh Sector on Tuesday night. A Jammu-based BSF spokesman said Pakistan Rangers manning the Post Asraf started "unprovoked firing on the border 44