The Attari-Wagah border joint check post (JCP) has pipped Jallianwala Bagh in terms of tourist footfall and has become the second most-visited destination in Amritsar after the Golden Temple. The Attari-Wagah border is famous for its flag lowering ceremony, known as Beating the Retreat.
A group of women arrived at Attari-Wagah border to celebrate Raksh Bandhan with Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers. They tied rakhi to jawans and offered them sweets. The gesture was appreciated by BSF personnel. Raksha Bandhan is celebrated at Attari-Wagah border every year. (HT Correspondent)read more
Fire and Rescue personnel evacuate local residents in an inflatable boat from a flooded area at Muppathadam near Eloor in Ernakulam district, Kerala. The death toll has risen to 40 and the operations of the Kochi airport have also been suspended till Saturday.
Pakistani Wing Commander Bilal Ahmed (L) presents sweets to Border Security Force (BSF) Commandant, Sudeep Kumar, on the Independence Day of Pakistan at the India-Pakistan Attari-Wagah border post about 35 km from Amritsar on Tuesday.
India and Pakistan are set to install new gates at the Attari-Wagah border in Punjab. Every evening visitors from both sides throng at Attari-Wagah border to watch the lowering of the national flags. (HT Correspondent)read more