India, Pak foreign ministers to meet on UNGA sidelines: MEA

India, Pak foreign ministers to meet on UNGA sidelines: MEA

New Delhi: Foreign ministers of India and Pakistan will meet on sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the government announced Thursday, the first such high-level engagement since suspension of dialogue between the two nations after the Pathankot air base terror attack in 2016. Announcing the meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma […]

High alert sounded along border after BSF soldier’s killing

High alert sounded along border after BSF soldier’s killing

Jammu/New Delhi: A BSF soldier’s throat was slit and his body bore multiple bullet injuries after the missing trooper was found killed by Pakistani troops in the Jammu region along the International Border, officials said Wednesday, The officials said a “high alert” has been issued to all formations along the 192-km long International Border (IB) […]

BSF soldier found dead on Jammu border

BSF soldier found dead on Jammu border

Jammu/New Delhi: A BSF soldier, who went missing from a forward area along the Indo-Pak international border in Jammu early Tuesday, was found dead, officials said. They said the head constable rank soldier is suspected to have been hit by a fatal sniper shot from across the border when troops were clearing the tall ‘sarkanda’ […]

Rajnath to launch India’s first ‘smart fence’ project along Indo-Pak border today

Rajnath to launch India’s first ‘smart fence’ project along Indo-Pak border today

New Delhi: India’s first ‘smart fence’ pilot project, which entails deploying laser-activated fences and technology-enabled barriers to plug vulnerable gaps along frontiers, will be launched by Home Minister Rajnath Singh in two 5-km each patches along the Indo-Pak border today. Singh will travel to a forward area in Jammu to inaugurate the ambitious project as […]

BSF to cover 2,000 km border with hi-tech surveillance system

BSF to cover 2,000 km border with hi-tech surveillance system

Indore: The Border Security Force (BSF) is planning to install a hi-tech surveillance system covering a total length of about 2,000 km along Pakistan and Bangladesh borders, a top official said here Saturday. The pilot project of this system is being implemented in Jammu sector, BSF Director General K K Sharma told reporters. “We have […]

Army soldier injured as Pak violates ceasefire along LoC

Army soldier injured as Pak violates ceasefire along LoC

Jammu: An Army soldier was injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, a defence spokesperson said. The Pakistani troops resorted to small arms firing on forward posts in Noushera sector from across the border at around 10.30 am, the […]

Pak awaits official response from India on talks: Foreign Office

Pak awaits official response from India on talks: Foreign Office

Islamabad: Pakistan was ready for talks with India and it was awaiting an official response from New Delhi on how to move forward on the issue, the Foreign Office said Thursday. “We are ready for talks with India. We have also conveyed our position to the international community. It remains for India to respond,” Foreign […]

US will be supportive if conditions can be created for India-Pakistan talks: Trump admin official

US will be supportive if conditions can be created for India-Pakistan talks: Trump admin official

Washington: The US will be “very supportive” if conditions can be created for productive talks between India and Pakistan, a senior Trump administration official has said, underling that Washington understands New Delhi’s position that “demonstrable reduction” in cross-border terrorism would create the confidence for such a dialogue. The US welcomes the positive messages that were […]

Pakistan summons Indian diplomat over ‘ceasefire violations’

Pakistan summons Indian diplomat over ‘ceasefire violations’

Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday summoned India’s acting Deputy High Commissioner to protest the “unprovoked ceasefire violations” across the Line of Control by the Indian forces that resulted in the death of a Pakistani villager. Director General (South Asia and SAARC) Mohammad Faisal, who is also the foreign ministry spokesperson, summoned the Indian diplomat and “condemned […]

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