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Tag: Wagah Border

Godhra
26 Godhra residents stranded in Karachi return to India

Godhra (Guj): Held up in Karachi after suspension of the Samjhauta Express and Thar Express, 26 Muslim residents from Godhra in Gujarat returned to India on Saturday via the Wagah border, their relatives said here. Around 50 people including children and women from Godhra in Panchmahal district of Gujarat had to extend their stay in […]

salman-khan
Tensions With Pakistan: Salman Khan Warned

Dabangg star Salman Khan is well known for his enmity and friendship as well as his controversies in the industry. While friends of Salman don’t leave a chance to praise him and his enemies even don’t stop blaming him, in a recent incident Salman has been reportedly warned following the escalating tensions with Pakistan. Movie […]

Samjhauta-Express
Pak stops Samjhauta Express at Wagah, Indian crew escorts train to Attari

New Delhi: Pakistan stopped the Samjhauta Express at the Wagah border on Thursday, citing security concerns, following which an Indian crew and guard escorted the train to Attari on the Indian side, officials said. Hundreds of passengers from both sides of the border were stuck for several hours waiting for security clearances to be completed […]

Wing Com. Abhinandan likely to get Vir Chakra

New Delhi: Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who had shot down a Pakistani F-16 near the Line of Control (LoC) in February resulting in his capture and subsequent release by Islamabad, is likely to be decorated with the Vir Chakra, India’s top military honour, defence sources said on Thursday. Along with Abhinandan, pilots of the five […]

Wagah-Border-Pak
Pakistan rules out access to Afghanistan via Wagah border

Islamabad: Pakistan has ruled out possibility of linking access to Afghanistan via Wagah border for transportation of Indian goods, arguing the transit trade was not a trilateral issue in anyway, a media report said on Thursday. “We have asked Afghanistan for not linking trade access through Wagah border and they agreed to it because the […]

Indo-Pak civil society-led dialogue held in Islamabad, first after Pulwama

Islamabad/New Delhi: Improving cross-border connectivity and trade, people-to-people exchanges and educational collaboration were among the subjects discussed at the two-day civil society-led Track-II dialogue between India and Pakistan in Islamabad, the first such initiative after the Pulwama terror attack that soured relations between the two neighbouring countries. The dialogue, titled ‘Beyond Politics and Polemics New […]

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Pakistan 'frees 55 Indian fishermen, 5 civilians'

Islamabad: Pakistan has released 55 Indian fishermen and five civilians as a “goodwill gesture”, the media reported on Monday. According to the Express Tribune, the Indian fishermen and civilians were released from Karachi’s Malir jail on Sunday. Fifty five of the men were arrested for illegal fishing in Pakistan’s territorial waters, while the other five […]

Amarinder-Singh
Amarinder congratulates Abhinandan; to stay away from Attari

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday welcomed IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman back home while choosing not to receive him at the border to ensure that the military protocol is not violated in any way. “I would have loved to go since both he and his father were from the National Defence Academy, […]

Hamid-Ansari
Indian prisoner Hamid Ansari returns, meets family at Wagah border

Amritsar: Indian national Hamid Nihal Ansari crossed over into the country at the Attari-Wagah border here after being released from a Pakistani jail where he had spent the last six years. Ansari, 33, was met at the border by members of his family in an emotional reunion. The Mumbai resident was arrested in 2012 for […]

Kartarpur Corridor ceremony
Indian Ministers cross over to Pakistan for Kartarpur Corridor ceremony

Attari (Punjab): Union Ministers Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Hardeep Puri on Wednesday crossed over to Pakistan through the Attari-Wagah joint check post between India and her neighbour for the Kartarpur Corridor ceremony, and termed it a “historic step”. Both Ministers will represent India when Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will later perform the ground breaking […]

Amitabh Bachchan
I try to keep myself free during festivals: Big B

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says during festivals, he always tries to keep himself free to spend time with his family. Amitabh, who hosts popular game show “Kaun Banega Crorepati” (KBC), greeted soldiers at the Wagah Border in an episode of the show. A soldier named Pushpika Sahu asked Amitabh whether he is also unable to […]

Superbikers give 'rev salute' to BSF

Amritsar: A group of 15 bikers rode from the national capital to the Attari-Wagah border in Punjab to give a ‘rev’ salute to the Border Security Force (BSF) guards. The bikers from the pan-India biker group Roaring Power Machines (RPM) left New Delhi on Friday. They reached the border and revved up their superbikes as […]

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