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Republic Day: Patriotic fervour at Beating Retreat ceremony in Attari | Video

The ritual has been a daily military exercise for India's Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers since 1959.

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers pose while offering sweets to each other during the celebrations to mark country's Republic Day at the India-Pakistan Wagah border post, about 35km from Amritsar on January 26, 2023. (Photo by Narinder NANU / AFP)(AFP)
Updated on Jan 26, 2023 07:30 PM IST

'No matter what the weather is...': Punjab BSF troops' vow to protect India

According to BSF personnel, visibility has been reduced to less than 10 metres in some areas, making infiltration by Pakistani agents or terrorists a distinct possibility.

'No matter what the weather is...': Punjab BSF troops' vow amid blanket of fog
Updated on Dec 21, 2022 12:12 PM IST
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

102kg of heroin from Afghanistan busted at Attari

The contraband, which was concealed in several cylindrical logs resembling liquorice (mulethi), is worth ₹700 crore in the international market, officials said.

The banned drug was detected late on Saturday night after the goods were scanned on an X-ray machine, according to Rahul Nangare, Amritsar Customs commissioner (preventive). (File image)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Apr 25, 2022 01:52 AM IST
ByAnil Sharma, Amritsar

As Covid-19 cases rise, BSF again stops entry of public at Wagah border parade

Also known as the “Beating the Retreat” ceremony, the military display on the India-Pakistan border is witnessed daily by hundreds of citizens from both countries, who line up across galleries to see soldiers marching in a drill.

Pakistani Rangers (wearing black uniforms) and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) officers lower their national flags during a parade at the Pakistan-India joint check-post at the Wagah border (File Photo / REUTERS)
Published on Jan 06, 2022 08:57 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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