India’s Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday seized two Pakistani boats from Tota Guru post (Dera Baba Nanak Post) on the Ravi river in Punjab.
No arrests have been made so far. It is the fourth incident in this area within a few days, New Indian Express reported today.
In October last year, the BSF seized a Pakistani boat from the same area.
The boat was empty and had got washed away along with its anchor due to rising water level in the river.
Pakistan on Tuesday has test launched Ababeel surface-to-surface ballistic missile (SSM) that is capable of delivering multiple warheads using Multiple Independent Re-entry Vehicle (MIRV) technology. Ababeel has a maximum range of 2,200 kilometres and the test flight was aimed at validating various design and technical parameters of the weapon system, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement
Pakistans envoy to the US, Jalil Abbas Jilani hopes that the incoming Republican government could revisit arms sales to Pakistan, notably of the F-16 fighter jet. He also suggested that the next government could resolve issues and release the Coalition Support Fund (CSF) to support Pakistans counterinsurgency (COIN) efforts,
Pakistan on Monday test fired a Submarine-Launched Cruise Missile (SLCM) Babur-3 capable of carrying a nuclear warhead from an undisclosed location in the Indian Ocean. The missile, with a range of 450 kilometers, was fired from an underwater, mobile platform and it has hit its target with precise accuracy
The US government has announced sanctions against seven Pakistani government-owned and commercial entities allegedly associated with the countrys missile, defence and nuclear programmes, says an official notification. The notification by the US Department of Commerce said that the entities added to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) list “have been determined by the US government to be acting contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States”
Karachi Shipyard will build an indigenous Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) for the Pakistan Navy with help from Damen Shipyard of The Netherlands. A contract to this effect was signed at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works Ltd yesterday by MD KS&EW Rear Admiral Hasan Nasir Shah, DMP Navy Cdre Shafqat Azad SI(M), and representatives of Damen (The Netherlands) in MoDP, Rawalpindi
Loss suffered by Pakistan's economy on account of its fight against terrorism has been estimated at $3.88 billion (Rs407
Kelvin Hughes has won a contract to supply the I-band SharpEye Doppler submarine radar system as part of a mid-life upgrade program for the Pakistan Navys Agosta 90B-class submarines (also known as the Khalid class diesel electric attack submarine). Working with Turkish defence contractor STM, the main contractor for the refurbishment programme, Kelvin Hughes will supply the SharpEye system to the first submarine in 2018, the company said in a statement Tuesday
India has planned to start work on installing 'smart fence' along 3,323-km-long the border that it shares with Pakistan soon. The testing for the fence is in final stages and soon work for erecting it along the Indo-Pak border will begin, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said in New Delhi today, NDTv reported The new fencing is likely to have a multi-tier security ring comprising an alarm to security force personnel in case of any infiltration bid or attempts to cut the fence
An Expert committee formed by the Indian government has recommended setting up an independent organization outside the ministry of defense to undertake defense procurement. The committee, headed by retired IIM professor Pritam Singh, recommended this measure to overcome the unending problem of delays in defence procurement, unspent budgets, allegations of corruption and botched deals
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