Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicIndia-Pakistan border

Topic: India-Pakistan border

BSF constable played key role in Pakistan-sponsored drugs & arms ring busted by Punjab Police

The police recovered a Turkish-made pistol, ammunition with Pakistani markings and Rs 32.30 lakh ‘drug proceeds’ from BSF constable Sumit Kumar alias Noni.

India lodges protest with Pakistan over unprovoked ceasefire violations along LoC, IB

Official sources said 14 Indians have been killed and 88 injured in more than 2,432 incidents of unprovoked ceasefire violations by Pakistani forces till June.

India must believe threat of war is real, even if Chinese build-up is coercive diplomacy

India invented coercive diplomacy with Op Parakram. But unlike Pakistan back then, it must never blink, be prepared for war, and wear out the Chinese.

Pakistan Army claims 4 civilians killed in firing by Indian forces along LoC

Pakistan Armed Forces alleged that Indian troops initiated unprovoked ceasefire violations in Nikial and Bagsar sectors along the Line of Control.

Welcome to Pakistan, a full-fledged national security state which suspects everyone, most of all its own.

Welcome to Pakistan, a full-fledged national security state which suspects everyone, most of all its own.

54 years since formation, BSF’s role has gone far beyond protecting India’s borders

BSF was set up to man India’s border with West and East Pakistan after the 1965 war, but its 2.72 lakh personnel now perform a variety of other tasks.

Army says enough troops at border & LoC if Pakistan redeploys soldiers from Afghan side

Additional Army and CAPF personnel deployed for the Amarnath Yatra will remain in place to combat the threat of a possible redeployment of Pakistani troops.

Pakistan cleared terrorists from LoC ahead of Imran Khan-Trump meet. Now they are back

An Army official said fresh intelligence reports indicate that 200 to 250 terrorists are back at launch pads along the LoC, waiting to infiltrate into India.

UN mission answer to India-Pakistan border firing? Experts say yes, Delhi disagrees

There have reportedly been 110 ceasefire violations by Pakistan since January, with the frequency increasing after India's 26 February air strike on JeM camps.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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