Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicIndia-Pakistan border

Topic: India-Pakistan border

LoC ceasefire since 2021 has changed lives of civilians, promoted trade and development

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Pakistani schoolboy crossed LoC chasing pet pigeons in Nov. Family appeals to Modi for release

Asmad Ali, 14, is ‘just a small child’ who made a mistake, his maternal uncle tells ThePrint. J&K Police FIR against the boy does not mention any security-related offence.

India ‘not averse’ to demilitarising Siachen — if Pakistan meets preconditions: Army chief

Army chief Gen Naravane said in a press conference that Pakistan has to accept Actual Ground Position Line separating the two countries’ positions for demilitarisation to proceed.

Kumar’s line vs Hodgson’s line: The ‘Lakshman rekha’ that started an India-Pakistan fight

US geographer’s tiny mistake pushed India and Pakistan to fight on the world’s highest battlefield. Thanks to Col Narinder Kumar, it was rectified.

BSF is a boon for border populations. It can do much more than just protect them

Since 1965, the BSF has not only protected India's border areas with Pakistan and Bangladesh but also helped with internal security and development.

Pakistani terrorist killed as Army foils infiltration attempt along LoC in J-K’s Poonch

The body of the terrorist along with weapons and ammunition has been recovered. The infiltration bid took place late Thursday.

‘Borderlands’ shows what it means to live on India’s borders today. It counts the human cost

The 67-minute documentary refuses to engage in the 'us vs them' debate. Instead, it follows the lives of six people on India's borders.

Over 1,500 Indian pilgrims to visit Pakistan from 17 to 26 November ahead of Gurupurab

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said the pilgrims' jatha will visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Sri Panja Sahib, Dera Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib & Gurdwara Sacha Sauda.

Border disputes? Let’s make boundaries irrelevant without changing them: Shivshankar Menon

South Asia is composed of old nations in new states where nationalism is still a work in progress. Every boundary has cross-border ethnicities. These factors make our boundaries contested.

Reject ‘baseless’ allegations of infiltration via LoC, says Pakistan

A senior security official in India recently said that the Army has been noticing presence of around 140 terrorists at the launch pads across the LoC waiting to infiltrate into J&K.

On Camera

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File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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