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'Wagah Border' - 36 News Result(s)

  • Reciprocating Pakistan's Gesture, India Releases 32 Fishermen

    Reciprocating Pakistan's Gesture, India Releases 32 Fishermen

    Reciprocating Pakistan's gesture, India today released 32 Pakistani fishermen lodged in Kutch district and they were already on their way to Wagah border in Punjab to return to their country.

  • Senior commanders from India and Pak meet for first time since Kargil War

    Senior commanders from India and Pak meet for first time since Kargil War

    For the first time since the Kargil War, a senior military commander from India crossed over to the Pakistani side of the Wagah border to discuss the simmering tension along the Line of Control (LoC) or de-facto border in Kashmir. The military comman...

  • India, Pakistan's DGMOs meet at Wagah-Attari border

    India, Pakistan's DGMOs meet at Wagah-Attari border

    The much anticipated meeting between Director Generals Military Operations (DGMO) of India and Pakistan took place today along the Wagah-Attari border to work out a mechanism to ease tension and ensure peace at the Line of Control (LoC).

  • India-Pak DGMOs to meet on December 24 in bid to ease tension at the Line of Control

    India-Pak DGMOs to meet on December 24 in bid to ease tension at the Line of Control

    The Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) of India and Pakistan will meet on December 24 at the Wagah border to discuss ways to strengthen the ceasefire at the Line of Control (LoC), Army sources have said.

  • Pakistan to release 365 Indian prisoners

    Pakistan High Commission said on Friday it will be releasing 365 Indian prisoners, including 340 fishermen, at the Wagah border on Saturday as "a goodwill gesture".

  • Earthquake in Jammu and Kashmir, over 25 students injured; tremors felt across North India

    Earthquake in Jammu and Kashmir, over 25 students injured; tremors felt across North India

    An earthquake reportedly struck Delhi today. The tremors were reportedly felt at Wagah border and Kashmir.

  • Sarabjit's family returns from Pakistan, accuses government of not doing enough

    Sarabjit's family returns from Pakistan, accuses government of not doing enough

    The family of Sarabjit Singh, the Indian prisoner who is comatose at a Lahore hospital, returned to India via the Wagah border today. Sarabjit's sister Dalbir Kaur, his wife and two daughters were granted emergency visas to visit Pakistan on Sunday.

  • Sarabjit Singh still in 'deep coma'; family will cross Wagah border today to visit him

    Sarabjit Singh still in 'deep coma'; family will cross Wagah border today to visit him

    As Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national who is on death row in Pakistan, continues to be in deep coma and on ventilator support at a hospital in Lahore after being brutally attacked by a group of prisoners on Friday, his family is expected to leave for...

  • Motorcyle rally to Wagah to create awareness on blood donation

    wenty motorcyclists on Thursday left for Wagah, bordering Pakistan, to generate awareness on blood donation.The rally, organized by the Barak Valley Voluntary Blood Donors' Forum to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, was ki...

  • Flag-waving 'Uncle Pakistan' dies

    Flag-waving 'Uncle Pakistan' dies

    After 10 years of whipping up crowds at the elaborate daily ceremony to close Pakistan and India's main land border crossing, the flag-waving star of the Pakistani side of the show has died.

  • 101 kg heroin found in Pakistani cement bags in Amritsar

    101 kg heroin found in Pakistani cement bags in Amritsar

    In the biggest seizure of heroin so far, customs officials in Amritsar on Monday seized nearly 101 kg heroin from cement bags that arrived from Pakistan on a goods train.

  • Pakistan frees 48 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture

    Pakistan frees 48 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture

    Pakistan today freed 48 Indian fishermen from a jail in the southern port city of Karachi as a goodwill gesture and sent them to the Wagah land border crossing to be repatriated to India. The release followed President Asif Ali Zardari's announcemen...

  • Midnight tryst with peace - on India-Pakistan border

    Midnight tryst with peace - on India-Pakistan border

    As the midnight hour approached, Indians and Pakistanis faced each other across the border holding candles to reinforce the spirit of harmony and shared heritage in troubled times. It was to celebrate the birth of one nation and 66 years of independe...

  • 250 Hindus allowed to cross into India from Pakistan

    250 Hindus allowed to cross into India from Pakistan

    A group of some 250 Pakistani Hindus were today allowed to cross over to India for a pilgrimage after being detained at the Wagah land border crossing due to a controversy over reports that they planned to migrate to the neighbouring country. The Hin...

  • Surjeet Singh freed from Pakistan, but Sarabjit waits in prison

    Surjeet Singh freed from Pakistan, but Sarabjit waits in prison

    Surjeet Singh freed from Pakistan: Surjeet Singh crossed the Wagah border between Pakistan and India today, and reunited with his family after 31 years spent in a Lahore prison. As dhols or the traditional Punjabi drums greeted him, far away in Delh...

  • Indo-Pak talks: No headway in liberalised visa regime

    Indo-Pak talks: No headway in liberalised visa regime

    A widely-expected liberalised visa agreement between India and Pakistan was postponed at the Home Secretary-level talks in Islamabad today after Pakistan insisted on political participation. The agreement will provide tourist visas on arrival at the ...

  • India and Pakistan beef up security at Wagah following terror threats

    India and Pakistan beef up security at Wagah following terror threats

    India and Pakistan have beefed up security at the Wagah land border crossing after receiving a letter from the banned Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) that threatened to blow up an Integrated Check Post that was recently opened to boost bilateral trade.

  • Pakistan terror alert for Wagah border checkpoint

    Pakistan terror alert for Wagah border checkpoint

    Pakistan Rangers, who guard the Wagah check post - a key trading post between India and Pakistan - are on alert. The increased deployment of the Pakistan Rangers came after an alert issued by the Pakistan security agencies, saying the trading post co...

  • Threat of Taliban at India's border? Government responds

    Threat of Taliban at India's border? Government responds

    Foreign Affairs Minister SM Krishna has responded to the Air Force Chief's warning that in 2014, "Taliban-like elements could be at the Wagah border." Foreign Affairs Minister SM Krishna has responded to the Air Force Chief's warning that in 2014, "T...

  • New checkpost opened at Attari, to boost sub-continental trade

    New checkpost opened at Attari, to boost sub-continental trade

    Trade between India and Pakistan through the land border route is expected to go up almost 10 times with the formal inauguration on Friday of the newly-built integrated check post (ICP) at Attari, along the international border between the two neighb...

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