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Six Pakistani prisoners set free by India, inclusive a woman & a child

Islamabad: Six Pakistani prisoners including a woman and a child reached the country on Tuesday through the Attari-Wagah border after being set free by the Indian Government. According to the Ministry of External Affairs, "Four Pakistan prisoners have already been released and repatriated in 2018, so far." Furthermore, it added, "India attaches high priority to addressing all humanitarian issues, including early release and repatriation of Indian fishermen and prisoners in Pakistan's custody. The release of 147 Indian…

No exchange of sweets between Pakistan, India at Wagah Border this Eid

SIALKOT: Amid heightened tensions between arch-rivals Pakistan and India, both the countries refrained from exchanging sweets at the Wagah Border this Eid, defying their years old practice to wish each other with confectionary exchanges on the prosperous occasion. On June 12, Indian forces violated the ceasefire and shot dead a resident of a border village of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). The 45-year old victim was grazing cattle near his home when he was hit from across the divide with a single gunshot and he died on the…

Indian media take on heart Hasan Ali’s ‘victory celebration’ at Wagah Border

LAHORE: Pakistan’s fast bowler Hasan Ali made a surprise entry to the flag-lowering ceremony at Wagah Border last week and participated, though briefly, in the parade with his signature wicket-taking gesture towards India’s Border Security Force, prompting Indian media to call it “provocation”. The Pakistan cricket team was visiting the Wagah Border to witness the flag lowering ceremony after their training camp before leaving for England. The Pakistan Cricket Board also tweeted a picture of the team visiting the…

Spectacular flag lowering ceremony held at Wagah Border Lahore

LAHORE: The lowering of the flag ceremony was held at Wagah Border in Lahore as a daily military practice which was attended by a large number of people including women, children, old and young on Pakistan Day, 23rd March 2018 Friday. People raised slogans of Allah u Akbar and Pakistan Zindabad as the Pakistan Rangers personnel in their traditional style lowered the flag. The participants' excitement grew higher as they witnessed the parade ceremony.  The ceremony was live broadcast on TV channels.  COAS hoists…

COAS hoists highest flag of South Asia at Wagah Border

LAHORE: Chief of Army Staff Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday inaugurated the national flag hoisting ceremony at  the Wagah border at the tick of midnight on the occasion of the 70th Independence Day of Pakistan.  The flag is the highest in South Asia and eighth highest in the world was hoisted at Wagah Border on 70th Independence Day of Pakistan. The 400 meter high flag can be seen from a long distance in India. This should be noted that India also tried to hoist a flag very high in the past but it could not bear pressure…

Indian national Uzma returns home through Wagah Border

LAHORE: Indian national – Dr. Uzma – on Thursday returned to India through Wagah Border Crossing here after getting a permission from Islamabad High Court (IHC) for her repatriation, ARY News reported. She was escorted to the Wagah Border with Police security. The IHC had accepted a plea on Wednesday, filed by her, granting her permission for repatriation. Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani of the IHC was hearing two interlinked petitions filed by Dr. Uzma and her husband Tahir Ali when he ruled if Indian lady did not want…