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The present 360 feet high flag was installed in March 2017 at a cost of Rs 3.5 crore. In response, Pakistan hoisted a 400 feet flag in front of the Wagah check post in August the same year. But now the new tricolor will be 18 feet taller than the Pakistani flag
The ritual has been a regular military exercise for India's (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers since 1959. A large crowd gathered at the border to watch the beating retreat ceremony, which included cultural acts, patriotic songs, dances and the hoisting of the national flag
The jawan who opened fire was among the five personnel killed
The high commission said it will continue its efforts for the early repatriation of all those Pakistani prisoners who have completed their sentences in India
Pakistani man's back-to-roots trip to India went off script during COVID-19 lockdown; here's what happened next
When a Pakistani man came looking for his ancestral home in India, he had not intended for it to be a long stay
India is facilitating the return of 180 stranded Pakistani nationals to their home country, official sources said on Wednesday.
Pakistan's Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur and its importance for the Sikhs: All you need to know
The shrine at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur in Pakistan is among the holiest of holy sites for followers of Sikhism is believed to be the final resting place for Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of the Sikh religion
Kartarpur corridor talks: Connectivity, safety of pilgrims to be discussed as India and Pakistan resume dialogue to finalise project modalities
India aims to spend Rs 500 crore to build the Kartarpur corridor. The money will be used for installing a high tech security and surveillance system to ensure the safety of pilgrims and creating an all-weather facility to cater to 10,000 pilgrims on special occasions and 5000 pilgrims on a daily basis, among other things.
Pakistan removes pro-Khalistan leader Gopal Singh Chawla from Kartarpur corridor panel ahead of meet with India
The first round of talks related to the Kartarpur Corridor was held on 14 March on the Indian side of the Attari-Wagah border and the second round is scheduled for 14 July at the Wagah border on the Pakistani side.
Daily Bulletin: SC orders status quo over Karnataka MLAs case; Goa cabinet reshuffle likely today; day's top stories
The top court said an incidental question that would arise in the Karnataka rebel MLAs resignations is the kind and extent of the directions that should be issued by a constitutional court to another constitutional functionary, which in the present case happens to be the Speaker of the Assembly.
Kartarpur Corridor: India suggests fresh round of talks with Pakistan in July after red flagging pro-Khalistani faces on panel
In November 2018, Pakistan agreed to set up the border-crossing linking Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, the final resting place of Sikh faith founder Guru Nanak, to Dera Baba Nanak in Punjab's Gurdaspur district.
Pakistan releases another 100 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture; more to return home by end of April
A group of 100 Indian fishermen Monday crossed over to the Indian side through Attari-Wagah border after the Pakistan government released them from jail as a goodwill gesture
Fake accounts of Abhinandan Varthaman being created on social media, misinformation being spread, warns IAF
The IAF in a statement said, post his return, fake accounts have been created of the pilot.
Abhinandan Varthaman told IAF officials he wants to return to cockpit as soon as possible, say officials
Abhinandan Varthaman arrived in the national capital on an IAF flight around 11:45 pm Friday, nearly two-and-half hours after he crossed over to India.
Doctored video of Abhinandan exposes Pakistan's 'peace gesture'; key takeaways from the developments so far
Pakistan clearly used captured pilot as leverage to eke out of a near war situation and to correct the domestic narrative by releasing heavily doctored videos
Abhinandan Varthaman returns to India via Wagah border; IAF happy to have him back, says Air Vice-Marshal RGK Kapoor
Wearing blue blazer and grey trousers, he crossed over into India from the Attari-Wagah border at 9.20 pm. He was handed over by the Pakistan Rangers to the Border Security Force (BSF) following paperwork.
IAF pilot Abhinandan return updates: Airman to be flown to Delhi from Amritsar; Modi tweets 'welcome home'
Abhinandan Varthaman LIVE updates: Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was handed over to Indian authorities at Wagah-Attari border on Friday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. "The nation is proud of your exemplary courage. Our armed forces are an inspiration for 130 crore Indians," he said.
Daily Retreat ceremony along Attari-Wagah border cancelled in view of IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s release
The daily Retreat ceremony held at the Attari-Wagah border front was cancelled for Friday Abhinandan Varthaman's release, the BSF said.
India releases jailed Pakistani nationals Abdullah and Mohammed Imran Qureshi Warsi across Attari-Wagah border
Abdullah was detained from Attari in 2017 while Warsi spent 10 years in Bhopal jail on charges of forgery and spying after coming to India in 2004.
I will attend Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan's swearing-in ceremony as 'goodwill ambassador': Navjot Singh Sidhu
Punjab minister and former cricketer Navjot Sidhu on Friday announced that he is going to attend Pakistan's Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan's swearing-in ceremony as a "goodwill ambassador".