Free Press Journal
  • Soldiers celebrate Republic Day at Attari-Wagah border

    Attari-Wagah (Punjab): On the occasion of 69th Republic Day, celebration is being held at Attari-Wagah border. The soldiers performed the flag hoisting ceremony and distributed sweets to celebrate the occasion.

  • Pakistan hands over 78 prisoners to India

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Rangers on Monday handed over 78 Indian prisoners, mostly fishermen, to the Border Security Force (BSF) at the Wagah Border after they were released from a jail in Karachi.

  • Pakistan is a well of death, says Uzma Ahmed after return

    New Delhi: “Pakistan is like a well of death”, said Uzma Ahmed, the Indian woman repatriated to the country from Pakistan where she was allegedly forced and duped into marrying against her choice.

  • Pak court allows Indian woman to return home

    Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court today allowed an Indian woman, who has sought refuge at the Indian mission here after accusing a Pakistani man of forcibly marrying her, to return to India, a media report said.

  • Bhopal: 72 girls leave for Wagah border

    BHOPAL : A 72-member contingent of girls, under the ‘Maa Tujhe Salaam’ scheme of the department of sports and youth welfare, left for a visit to Wagah Border, Hussainiwala and Punjab on Friday. The scheme is aimed at developing a feeling of patriotism and nationalism in the youths. The contingent was flagged off from TT Stadium by joint director, sports, Dr Vinod Pradhan. Bharti Chandel, in-charge of the contingent, was given the

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    Taliban plans attack at borders with India, warns Pak agency

    Lahore: Pakistan’s top counter-terrorism agency has issued two alerts, warning about possible terror attacks by two Taliban suicide bombers at the Wagah and Ganda Singh borders with India around the Independence Day. The National Counter-Terrorism Authority has asked the Punjab Director General of Pakistan Rangers, the Home Department and the Punjab police chief to take high preventive measures to protect the public as well as security personnel.

  • Kashmir: Pakistan marches to Wagah border 

    Srinagar  : The Border Security Force has put in place extra security arrangements at Attari international border and its surrounding villages in view of the resolve of Pakistan’s Jamaat-e-Islami party to march towards Wagah in solidarity with the people of Kashmir.

  • Pakistan hands 87 freed prisoners to India

    Lahore: Eighty-seven Indians, mostly fishermen arrested in Pakistan for allegedly violating its territorial waters, were today handed over to India at the Wagah Border after being released from a prison. “We have handed 87 Indians, mostly fishermen, to the Border Security Force,” a Pakistan Rangers official told reporters at the Wagah Border.

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    Indian passengers of Samjhauta Exp cross Wagah border on foot

    Lahore: After spending three days at the Lahore Railway Station and its adjacent hotels in Pakistan’s Punjab province, a total of 86 Indian passengers have left for their home by crossing the Wagah border on foot. Some 200 people were going to India by Samjhauta Express last Thursday when it was stopped at the Wagah Border by the Indian authorities who cited potential security risks due to protests by farmers. The train then

  • Indian fishermen arrested

    163 Indian fishermen released by Pakistan to arrive at Wagah Border today

    Karachi : 163 Indian fishermen, who were released from Karachi’s Malir District Jail as a goodwill gesture on Sunday, will arrive at Wagah Border today. The prisoners were apprehended 10 months ago after allegedly straying in Pakistan’s territorial water. The release follows an interaction between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif during the summit in Ufa, Russia, recently in which it was agreed to release the detained fishermen of the

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    After 6 months, Pakistani Rangers offer sweets to BSF counterparts

    Amritsar: After a gap of almost six months, Pakistani Rangers offered sweets to their Indian counterparts BSF at Joint Check Post Attari/Wagah border on the occasion of Pakistan National Day. Deputy Director General of Pakistani Rangers, Brigadier Zahid offered sweets to DIG of BSF, M F Farooqui yesterday, officials said.

  • Prisoners, returns India

    173 Indian prisoners return home after release from Pakistan

    Wagah Border (Punjab) : One hundred and seventy three Indians, most of them fishermen, who were imprisoned in Pakistan, returned home via the Wagah Border in Punjab on Tuesday. On crossing into India from Lahore, the released and relieved Indians touched their foreheads to the soil as an act of deliverance. Both countries maintain that the prisoners issue is a humanitarian one and should be taken in that spirit.

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    Indo-Pakistan Dosti bus service restricted to Wagah border

    Lahore: For the first time since the Pak-India Dosti bus service was launched between New Delhi and Lahore, Pakistan has restricted its entry here and Nankana Sahib cities, citing increased “terror threats”.

  • Wagah border suicide bomber identified

    Islamabad:  Pakistani security forces claimed to have identified the man who had carried out last month’s  suicide bombing at the Wagah border crossing with India and have taken his family into custody, a media report said Saturday.

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    India, Pakistan must collaborate against terror: CPI-M

    New Delhi: The horrific suicide attack on Pakistan’s border post with India should be countered by “close cooperation” between the two countries, the CPI-M said Monday.