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BSF seizes 11 Pakistani boats from Harami Nala, launches search ops for fishermen

Gandhinagar/Bhuj: The Border Security Force (BSF) teams have seized 11 fishing Pakistani boats from Harami Nala. They have now launched a massive and difficult search operation in the area to look for the missing fishermen who are suspected to be hiding in the marshy area. The BSF had got information about suspected infiltration by Pakistani...

Drone from Pak side caught in Punjab; Amarinder asks CM to ‘stop doing bhangra all day’

Chandigarh: The Border Security Force captured a drone that was flying at a low height in the border area of Ferozpur in Punjab on Friday night. The Made-in-China hexacopter had entered India from Pakistan side, said a senior BSF officer, adding that they are supervising search operation in the area. The drone was reportedly 300...

Pakistan hands over two Indians languishing in jails for 8 years

In a positive development, Pakistan has released two Indians who were languishing in Pakistani jails for the past eight years for illegally crossing the border. The two Indians were handed over to the BSF personnel at the Wagah border in Punjab. The Indians—Sharma Rajput and Ram Buhadar—entered Pakistan’s territory at the Line of Control (LoC)...

BSF personnel open fire at drone that entered Indian territory in J&K’s Arnia sector

The Border Security Force (BSF) personnel deployed at Jammu and Kashmir’s Arnia sector opened fire at a flying object, suspected to be a drone, near the international border on the intervening night of July 13 and 14. The security personnel spotted a red blinking light at a height of about 200 meters after which they...

Chinese national held by BSF in West Bengal’s Malda along Indo-Bangladesh border

The Border Security Force manning the Indo-Bangladesh border has intercepted a Chinese national. The 35-year-old man was held in the Malda district of West Bengal adjacent to the Bangladesh border following suspicious activities, according to BSF officials. The man, dressed in a black sweatshirt, pants and shoes, was intercepted by a BSF party around 7...

Rajasthan cross border heroin smuggling case: 2 youth arrested from Bikaner

The Bikaner police nabbed two youth suspected to be involved in the Rs270 crore heroin smuggling cases. The two were arrested from Jamsar village in the Bikaner district. The youth told the police that they belonged to Punjab and were given the task of retrieving the heroin packets from the border. They were to hand...

Highest ever heroin seized by BSF along Pakistan border in Rajasthan

The Border Security Force (BSF) has seized 54 packets of heroin along the Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan weighing 56.63 kg. It is the highest-ever quantity recovered along the Pakistan border in the state. The market value of the confiscated heroin is estimated to be around Rs 270 crore. The Pakistani drug mafia was using PVC...

BSF disposes off Pakistani intruder’s body

Seventeen days after he was gunned down by the Border Security Force (BSF), the body of the Pakistani intruder was laid to rest by the Rajasthan Police at Anupgarh on Sunday. The unidentified intruder was shot down by the BSF near a post in Anupgarh while he was trying to cross the fence separating the...

Rajasthan: BSF jawan killed, 3 injured in mishap

A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was killed and three others were injured when a shell accidentally burst during an exercise. The incident happened in the Pokhran field range on Tuesday late evening when a unit of the BSF was involved in an exercise. The shell fired from a 105 medium machine gun burst immediately...

Efforts being made to ensure return of Rajasthani man languishing in Pakistani jail

The Rajasthan government has approached the Ministry of External Affairs to take up the issue of Gemra Ram’s release with Pakistan’s government. Notably, the 20-year-old man from the border district of Barmer is currently lodged in Pakistan’s Sindh province’s Umarkot jail. Various organisations of Barmer have also sent petitions to the Rajasthan...

Man crosses border to avoid getting beaten up by lover’s family, lands in Pakistani jail

A 20-year-old youth of the border district of Barmer is languishing in a Pakistani jail in the Sindh province. The Border Security Force (BSF) found out that the missing youth from Bijrar village in the border district of Barmer is in the Pakistani jail for the past 78 days. Gemra Ram Meghwal, a Dalit fled from...

Pakistan again violates ceasefire, targets forward posts & villages

Pakistan has once again violated the ceasefire by resorting to unprovoked firing on forward posts and villages on the Indian side in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. The Pakistani action met with a stronger retaliation from the Indian side. Notably, the firing from across the border in Pansar, Manyari and Karol Krishna in Hiranagar...