Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, in a letter to PM Narendra Modi has urged him to restore the BSF’s earlier territorial jurisdiction, limiting it only up to 15 kilometres in the state from the International Border.
During the operation, the teams have recovered 22 pistols along with 44 magazines and 100 live rounds besides a packet of heroin packed inside a black coloured kit bag which was concealed in a paddy field.
A Sector Commander level meeting held between Border Security Force and Pakistan Rangers on International Border in Suchetgarh area to maintain peace and harmony at International Border.
Last week, PM Modi wrote to his Pakistani counterpart extending his greetings on the occasion of Pakistan Day
Both, Indian and Pakistani militaries announced that they have agreed to strictly observe all agreements on a ceasefire along the LOC in JK and other sectors
The latest development is seen as a thaw after years of tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbours.
The minister also informed the House that 11 Rafale fighter jets have arrived in the country and the number will reach 17 by March this year.
Addressing an annual press conference in New Delhi, General Naravane said Indian forces had to rise to the occasion in dealing with challenges last year.
In any case, India is ready and will give a befitting response to any such misadventure, says top Army commander.
Proper engineering effort had gone in digging the tunnel which shows the involvement of the establishment, BSF said in a statement.
The Union Minister commented on the recent ceasefire violations along LoC in a public address on the occasion of the 56th raising day.
The shelling left four army men, an equal number of civilians, and a BSF captain dead.
Jammu and Kashmir records over 4000 ceasefire violations by Pakistan so far this year, the highest in the last 10 years.
Officials say that Pakistani troops engaged in unprovoked firing and shelling on Saturday
Armed forces likely to be badly affected due to shortage of supplies and other requisites once the snowfall blocks the roads to Ladakh and the Valley: Amrinder Singh
Army chief's legs were shaking, Pak MP Ayaz Sadiq recounts the events of the meeting.
The Foreign Office in a statement claimed that 18 people had died and 183 been injured in 2,280 ceasefire violations this year.
India has accused Pakistan of presenting a 'fictitious' border map at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meet.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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