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Pak Rangers,  BSF discuss measures to check smuggling

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Rangers and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) Friday discussed measures to effectively check the smuggling and border crossings from both sides of India and Pakistan. Both forces agreed to encourage local commanders at junior level to mutually resolve the minor issues, related to border management at post, company and battalion level. The meeting…

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Pak Rangers delegation in India for biannual meeting

RAWALPINDI: 19-member Pakistan Rangers delegation, including representatives from Ministry of Interior and Anti-Narcotics Force, left for New Dehli, India on Wednesday for 44th bi-annual meeting with Indian Border Security Force (BSF) to be held from November 8 to 10. The delegation is headed by Director General Pakistan Rangers (Sindh), stated an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)…

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India again resorts to unprovoked firing along LOC

ISLAMABAD: Indian troops resorted to unprovoked cease fire violation along LOC in Nikial and Kayani Sectors with heavy weapons and mortars. According to Inter-Services Public Relations, Pakistan army responded effectively on Indian posts to silent guns targeting civilians. –SAMAA/app

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Over 60 percent of selected candidates refuse to join India’s BSF

NEW DELHI: Sixteen out 28 officers which were selected for Border Security Force have refused to join the para-military force. According to an Indian news agency, 60 per cent of officers which qualified for posting in the Border Security Force (BSF) have refused to join the para-military force despite the risk of being disqualified from…

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Afghan forces retreat, announce ceasefire

CHAMAN: Afghanistan announced a ceasefire on Friday after hours of trading fire with Pakistani forces across the border in which nine civilians embraced martyrdom.  According to security sources, Afghanistan announced a ceasefire after retreating. The Afghan forces, who had opened unprovoked fire, vacated their posts and retreated after Pakistani forces retaliated. Earlier, the ISPR had…

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Border with Pakistan to be sealed by 2018: India

NEW DELHI: Indian Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that India would seal its border with Pakistan and Bangladesh by 2018 in its attempt to ward off terrorism, on Saturday. These remarks were made by Singh during his address at the BSF Academy in Madhya Pradesh on the passing out parade of the Border Security…

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Unprovoked firing by India at Zafarwal sector

RAWALPINDI: Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) once again violated Working Boundary ceasefire and opened unprovoked firing at Zafarwal sector, Pakistan Army’s public affairs department said on Monday. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Indian troops carried out unprovoked firing along the working boundary in Zafarwal sector today at 0830 hrs early this morning. Pakistan…

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BSF returns Pakistani national who inadvertently crossed into India

In a goodwill gesture, the Indian border force (BSF) on Saturday handed over a Pakistani national who crossed into to India inadvertently back to his home country. The BSF did not register any case against the Pakistani national for crossing to India, a senior BSF official said. BSF DIG J S Kataria said BSF troops…

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Video: Pakistan repatriates soldier who deserted Indian army

Disgruntled Indian soldier Sepoy Chandu Babulal Chohan has been handed over to his country at Wagah Border. Sepoy Chandu Babulal Chohan, stationed in Indian occupied Kashmir, deserted his post at LOC due to grievances of maltreatment against his commanders. Watch this video.

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Video: Another Indian troop wails over discrimination

Following in the footsteps of Tej Bahadur Yadav of India’s Border Security Force (BSF),  another soldier, a paratrooper this time round, complained that they face discrimination compared to the men of Indian Army. It should be mentioned here that the BSF man uploaded his video couple of days ago on social media to voice his…

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Food quality is not good, says BSF soldier

Border Security Force (BSF) soldier said in his message that we are forced to eat bad quality food and Indian government is unaware of the matter. Watch video

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No exchange of sweets between BSF and Pakistan Rangers this Diwali

LAHORE: Amidst the escalating tension between Pakistan and India, Pakistan Rangers and the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) will not be exchanging sweets at the Attari-Wagah Border on Sunday on the occasion of Diwali. This move is due to growing incidents of ceasefire violations by India across the Line of Control (LoC) and the Working…

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Pakistan Army blows up four Indian posts at LOC

India’s brazen craziness for war is not just diminishing as its border security forces continue to violate Line of Control (LoC) and Working Boundary. However, returning the Indian attack, Pakistan Military bombarded four BSF security posts and killed five Indian soldiers. Meantime, Indian shelling claimed lives of two Pakistani civilians. Watch more in this video…

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India once again violates LoC at Bhimber sector

RAWALPINDI: Indian border security forces once again resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling across the Line of Control in Tuesday’s dark hours which lasted for two hours. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Indian troops targeted Pakistani positions at Bhimber sectors including Khanjar and Baroh, and resorted to indiscriminate fire. The shelling continued from…

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10 dead as chartered plane crashes in India

NEW DELHI: A chartered Indian aircraft carrying military personnel exploded in a fireball and killed all 10 people on board after crashing Tuesday near New Delhi’s main airport, a minister said. The small twin-engine plane went up in flames after crashing into a wall shortly after take-off from the capital’s Indira Gandhi International airport. “It’s…

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India apologises over Wagah jeep incident

LAHORE: Indian Border Security Force (BSF) tendered a written apology over incident of a jeep crash with Wagah border gate last month, Samaa reported. The incident occurred on Nov. 16 when an Indian citizen, identified as Sukhwant Singh, breached security on Indian side of the border, crashing a check post and reached zero point of…

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Pakistan lodges protest as India continues LOC violation

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Foreign Office on Friday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner and lodged protest over death of three civilians in fresh Indian firing at the Line of Control (LOC) in Azad Kashmir, Samaa reported. “The Indian Deputy High Commissioner, JP Singh, was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by Dr. Mohammad Faisal, DG (SA…

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Rangers officials leave for New Delhi for bi-annual talks

RAWALPINDI: A 16-member delegation, comprising members from Pakistan Rangers Punjab and Sindh, Ministry of Interior, Survey of Pakistan and Anti Narcotics Force, headed by Major General Umar Farooq Burki, Director General Pakistan Rangers (Punjab) Wednesday left from Wahga Border for routine Bi-Annual talks with Border Security Force (BSF) at New Delhi.

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Border officials of Pakistan, India hold talks today

NEW DELHI: In view of tension at Line of Control and Sialkot Working Boundary, Pakistani and Indian border guards will meet today (Wednesday) in New Delhi to discuss the border issues. According to Samaa correspondent, DG Punjab Rangers Major General Omar Farooq will lead Pakistan’s 16-member delegation. The Customs, FIA and Immigration officials are also…

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Indian troops resort to unprovoked firing on Sialkot villages

SIALKOT: The Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday resorted to unprovoked firing on border villages in Chaprar sector of the Sialkot Working Boundary. According to senior officials of the Punjab Rangers, the Indian BSF started unprovoked firing with small and heavy weapons early in the morning which continued for 15 minutes. Several houses were…

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War will be answered with war, Pakistan to India

SIALKOT: Pakistan will respond “with full force” if India continues to target the civilian population, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said Saturday, after innocent people died as India wantonly shelled civilian population on the Pakistani side like it has been doing since 1947, Samaa reported. Nine died near the city of Sialkot, and more than 40…

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