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BSF troops open fire at Pakistani drone near IB in Jammu, force it to return
India

BSF troops open fire at Pakistani drone near IB in Jammu, force it to return

This is the second such incident to take place within seven days. On 7 May, the BSF had opened fire at a Pakistani drone in the same area shortly after it entered the Indian territory

Cross-border tunnel detected along IB in J&K's Samba district, Pak-based terrorists' plan to disrupt Amarnath Yatra foiled: BSF
India

Cross-border tunnel detected along IB in J&K's Samba district, Pak-based terrorists' plan to disrupt Amarnath Yatra foiled: BSF

BSF officials said that the 150-metres-long tunnel was detected in an area under the Chak Faquira border outpost in Samba and it was freshly dug and originated from the Pakistan side

Slain JeM terrorists were wearing suicide vests, could be conspiracy to sabotage PM Modi's visit, says J&K police DGP
India

Slain JeM terrorists were wearing suicide vests, could be conspiracy to sabotage PM Modi's visit, says J&K police DGP

The terrorists, according to initial investigations, entered the outskirts of Jammu city on 21 April, from the international border in Samba and were staying in a locality close to the camp

BSF recovers arms, ammunition near Indo-Pak border in Jammu; troops on alert
India

BSF recovers arms, ammunition near Indo-Pak border in Jammu; troops on alert

Talking to reporters, BSF DIG S K Singh said the troops once again exposed the evil designs of Pakistan-based terrorists and made a big dent on their nefarious activities.

Jammu: BSF open fires at flying object along International Border, say sources
India

Jammu: BSF open fires at flying object along International Border, say sources

The flying object, possibly a drone, was trying to intrude into the Indian territory from across the border but was forced to retreat, sources said

BSF troops gun down Pakistani intruder in J&K's Samba district; unearth huge cache of ammunition near International Border
India

BSF troops gun down Pakistani intruder in J&K's Samba district; unearth huge cache of ammunition near International Border

The authorities recovered three AK-47 rifles, five packets of heroin, four pistols, five magazines of AK-47 rifles, two pistol magazines, 14 rounds AK47 and seven bullets of 9 mm

After 19 years, J&K farmers finally cultivate their land on ‘zero line’ of IB
India

After 19 years, J&K farmers finally cultivate their land on ‘zero line’ of IB

This comes courtesy of a ceasefire agreement between the Director Generals of the Military Operations (DGsMOs) of India and Pakistan in February 2021

Centre extends BSF jurisdiction in West Bengal, Punjab, Assam; 'attack on federalism', says Charanjit Channi
India

Centre extends BSF jurisdiction in West Bengal, Punjab, Assam; 'attack on federalism', says Charanjit Channi

The MHA in its notification said the border guarding force has been granted permission to conduct raids and arrests up to an area of 50 km inside from the International Border (IB) along India-Pakistan and India-Bangladesh borders

Slew of attacks in J&K points to Pakistan increasing infiltration attempts since Taliban takeover in Afghanistan
India

Slew of attacks in J&K points to Pakistan increasing infiltration attempts since Taliban takeover in Afghanistan

Indian and Pakistani troops in February reasserted their commitment to uphold the ceasefire agreement and hold fire along the LoC, which was welcomed by both the separatist and mainstream leaders

BSF opens fire at Pakistani drone trying to cross IB in Jammu's Arnia sector
India

BSF opens fire at Pakistani drone trying to cross IB in Jammu's Arnia sector

Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir are on high alert following Sunday's drone attack on the Indian Air Force station in Jammu

BSF shoots dead suspected Pakistani intruder along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba
India

BSF shoots dead suspected Pakistani intruder along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba

BSF inspector general for the Jammu frontier NS Jamwal said that the intruder 'could be a terrorist guide who had travelled for a reconnaissance'

Punjab Police recovers 11 grenades dropped by Pakistan drone near IB in Punjab's Gurdaspur
India

Punjab Police recovers 11 grenades dropped by Pakistan drone near IB in Punjab's Gurdaspur

Gurdaspur senior superintendent of police Rajinder Singh Sohal said the Border Security Force spotted the drone on the intervening night of 19 and 20 December and had even fired at it

Pakistani Rangers open fire at forward posts along IB in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua
India

Pakistani Rangers open fire at forward posts along IB in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua

They said the cross-border firing between the two sides continued till 3.45 am on Sunday, forcing border residents to spend the night in underground bunkers

Tunnel suspected to be used by terrorists for infiltration detected in J&K's Samba sector, says police
India

Tunnel suspected to be used by terrorists for infiltration detected in J&K's Samba sector, says police

DGP Dilbag Singh said the tunnel was unearthed following investigation into the recent encounter near Nagrota on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway

Pakistan targets forward posts, villages along IB and LoC in J&K, no casualties reported
India

Pakistan targets forward posts, villages along IB and LoC in J&K, no casualties reported

The latest ceasefire violation comes a day after an Indian Army personnel was killed and three others were injured in separate ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Rajouri and Poonch districts

Pakistan violates ceasefire along IB in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua; no casualties reported
India

Pakistan violates ceasefire along IB in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua; no casualties reported

The firing from across the border started in Chandwa, Mayari and Faqeera in Hiranagar sector in Jammu and Kashmir around 9.45 pm on Friday

BSF shoots down five intruders along India-Pakistan International Border in Punjab
India

BSF shoots down five intruders along India-Pakistan International Border in Punjab

This is the highest number of intruders killed in a single incident along the over 3,300 km-long border in more than a decade, officials said

At least 1,029 ceasefire violations by Pakistan along LoC in Jammu region during August-October: MoS for Defence Shripad Naik
India

At least 1,029 ceasefire violations by Pakistan along LoC in Jammu region during August-October: MoS for Defence Shripad Naik

As per the casualties classified so far, during the last three months, three personnel have been martyred and seven injured in ceasefire violations, said Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.

Kartarpur Corridor: Pakistan sets up 80 immigration counters to speed up clearance process of pilgrims
India

Kartarpur Corridor: Pakistan sets up 80 immigration counters to speed up clearance process of pilgrims

Pakistan has set up 80 immigration counters at the Kartarpur Corridor to speed up the clearance process of a large number of pilgrims who are expected to visit the holy shrine.

Pakistan violates ceasefire along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua, no casualties
India

Pakistan violates ceasefire along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua, no casualties

Pakistani Rangers violated ceasefire by targeting forward posts and villages with small arms firing along the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir' Kathua.