India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 28, 2014
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.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Nitin Gokhale, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from Agencies) | Tuesday December 24, 2013
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 | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 24, 2013
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 | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 17, 2013
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.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 23, 2013
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".
Cities | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Wednesday May 1, 2013
An earthquake reportedly struck Delhi today. The tremors were reportedly felt at Wagah border and Kashmir.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With inputs from agencies) | Wednesday May 1, 2013
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.
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Sunday April 28, 2013
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...
India | Press Trust Of India | Thursday January 3, 2013
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...
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 24, 2012
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.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 8, 2012
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.
India | Press Trust Of India | Monday September 10, 2012
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...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday August 15, 2012
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...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday August 10, 2012
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...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday June 28, 2012
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...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Friday May 25, 2012
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 | Press Trust of India | Friday May 18, 2012
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.
India | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Thursday May 17, 2012
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...
India | Reported by Amitabh Revi | Tuesday May 1, 2012
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...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 13, 2012
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...