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This will be the third ICP on the India-Nepal border and similar facilities at Birgunj and Biratnagar were operationalised in April 2018 and January 2020. India has also built ICPs on the borders with neighbours such as Bangladesh and Pakistan. (Sonu Mehta/HT File photo)

India-Nepal launch construction of 3rd integrated check post to boost trade

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 10:49 PM IST
Commerce minister Piyush Goyal and Nepal’s urban development minister Krishna Gopal Shrestha witnessed the groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction of the ICP, which will smoothen cross-border movement of cargo trucks by bringing customs and immigration facilities under one roof.
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The accused was identified as Neeraj Kumar, of Bibnota village in Ghatt of Doda
The accused was identified as Neeraj Kumar, of Bibnota village in Ghatt of Doda

Man held for impersonating cop in J&K

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Jammu, Jammu
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2020 01:57 AM IST
The man wanted to be a police officer like his father
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Gautam Budh Nagar police commissioner Alok Singh Tuesday evening conducted a surprise inspection of security arrangements at check posts at Chilla border and Badalpur.(Gokul VS/Hindustan Times(Representative))
Gautam Budh Nagar police commissioner Alok Singh Tuesday evening conducted a surprise inspection of security arrangements at check posts at Chilla border and Badalpur.(Gokul VS/Hindustan Times(Representative))

Covid-19 lockdown: Noida police chief takes stock of security arrangement at check posts

By Sanjeev K Jha, Noida
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2020 01:50 PM IST
Asking the policemen deployed at those check posts to conduct strict checking of all vehicles moving in and out, the police chief also urged them to take care of their own safety.
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Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel wearing masks as a precaution against the new coronavirus frisk visitors at the Wings India 2020 international exhibition and conference on civil aviation at Begumpet airport in Hyderabad, Thursday, March 12, 2020.(AP)
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel wearing masks as a precaution against the new coronavirus frisk visitors at the Wings India 2020 international exhibition and conference on civil aviation at Begumpet airport in Hyderabad, Thursday, March 12, 2020.(AP)

India restricts traffic movement at land borders, increases vigil amid coronavirus outbreak

By Rhythma Kaul | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2020 05:54 AM IST
A ministry official said since there is huge traffic movement across land borders, screening facilities are being strengthened.
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Ban on visitors hit businesses in Punjab’s Attari

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Attari (Amritsar), Attari (amritsar)
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2020 11:02 PM IST
Hundreds of coolies, truckers and their helpers are already struggling to make ends meet since Pakistan halted trade with India in August last year
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The BSF officials handed over the duo to the Pakistan Rangers at the zero line around 1.30pm.(HT photo)
The BSF officials handed over the duo to the Pakistan Rangers at the zero line around 1.30pm.(HT photo)

2 Pak nationals who crossed over to India in 2018 sent back home

By HT Correspondent | HT Correspondent, Chandigarh, Amritsar
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2020 11:19 PM IST
While Mubshar Bilal was languishing in Hoshiarpur juvenile home, Sajjad Haider was at a detention centre in Delhi
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Senior officials, however, intervened in the matter and ordered restoration of power supply to the police station.(HT image)
Senior officials, however, intervened in the matter and ordered restoration of power supply to the police station.(HT image)

Fined for riding sans helmet, JE snaps power supply to police station

By S Raju | MEERUT
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2019 08:20 PM IST
SB Yadav, chief engineer of the electricity department, said supply to the police station and the check post was restored after the matter brought was to the notice of senior officials.
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A 22-year-old man was arrested for allegedly carrying illicit liquor and trying to flee in a car when stopped by policemen in Gwal Pahari on Sunday (Representative Image)(Bloomberg)
A 22-year-old man was arrested for allegedly carrying illicit liquor and trying to flee in a car when stopped by policemen in Gwal Pahari on Sunday (Representative Image)(Bloomberg)

Man held for carrying illicit liquor

By HT Correspondent | Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON SEP 10, 2019 02:28 AM IST
According to the police, the incident took place on Sunday around 10pm, when at least five policemen were stationed at a check post at a T-point in Gwal Pahari on Gurugram-Faridabad Road for the inspection of vehicles.
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Jammu and Kashmir resident Tariq Ahmed Lone being produced in an Amritsar court.(HT File)
Jammu and Kashmir resident Tariq Ahmed Lone being produced in an Amritsar court.(HT File)

532-kg heroin haul: NIA gets eight-day custody of accused

By HT Correspondent | Mohali
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2019 01:43 AM IST
On June 29, 532kg heroin and 52kg mixed narcotics concealed in a consignment of rock salt being imported from Pakistan were seized at the integrated check post (ICP) in Attari.
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Arrangements being made at a counting centre for the Gurgaon parliamentary constituency at Government College for Girls in Sector 14.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Arrangements being made at a counting centre for the Gurgaon parliamentary constituency at Government College for Girls in Sector 14.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: 1,200 cops to maintain peace on counting day

By HT Correspondent | Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON MAY 23, 2019 01:06 AM IST
Police commissioner Muhammad Akil inspected the only counting centre in the city at Government Girls College, Sector 14, on Wednesday.
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A security post at Gairatpur Bas, which was found unmanned on Thursday, is in a dilapidated condition.(Parveen Kumar/ht photo)
A security post at Gairatpur Bas, which was found unmanned on Thursday, is in a dilapidated condition.(Parveen Kumar/ht photo)

2 years on, fund crunch hits Aravalli protection task force

By Prayag Arora-Desai | Gurugram
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2019 09:02 AM IST
Activists have criticised the forest department for cutting back on this important security measure, and failing to form the Aravalli protection task force, which it had proposed more than two years ago.
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A view of the shrine of Sikh leader Guru Nanak Dev in Kartarpur, Pakistan on November 28.(PTI File)
A view of the shrine of Sikh leader Guru Nanak Dev in Kartarpur, Pakistan on November 28.(PTI File)

Kartarpur corridor: India starts work on integrated check post at Dera Baba Nanak

By Anil Sharma | Hindustan Times, Amritsar
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2019 01:07 PM IST
Officials say work will be completed before 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak in November; technical teams from India, Pak to visit zero line on March 19.
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There are around 3000 truck drivers and conductors and 2866 porters and helpers, who earn their livelihood working at the ICP.(HT File)
There are around 3000 truck drivers and conductors and 2866 porters and helpers, who earn their livelihood working at the ICP.(HT File)

Duty hike on Pakistan imports: Truckers, porters struggling to make ends meet

By Anil Sharma | Hindustan Times, Amritsar
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2019 08:25 PM IST
Government of India has hiked the duty on imports from Pakistan to 200 per cent from 5 per cent on all items on February 17 in response to the Pulwama terror attack.
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The crime investigation agency (CIA), Tauru, had information that the five gangsters would visit Punhana in an SUV on Monday from Mewat to smuggle cattle.(Picture for representation)
The crime investigation agency (CIA), Tauru, had information that the five gangsters would visit Punhana in an SUV on Monday from Mewat to smuggle cattle.(Picture for representation)

Five cattle smugglers open fire at cops in Haryana’s Punahana, one constable injured

By HT Correspondent | Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON MAR 13, 2019 03:31 AM IST
A police constable from Nuh was injured in alleged crossfire on late Monday night after five members of a gang, accused in several cases of ATM theft, robbery, cattle smuggling and carjacking, shot at some policemen stationed at a check post in Punahana area, said the police.
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Greater Noida:Two wanted men arrested after separate encounters

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Noida
PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2018 03:27 AM IST
According to the police, the first encounter took place late Monday night in the Bisrakh area of Greater Noida.
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The driver fled after the accident.(File photo)
The driver fled after the accident.(File photo)

Policeman hit by speeding car on DND, battles for life

By HT Correspondent | Noida, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2018 11:32 PM IST
The Noida police constable sustained multiple fractures in his legs after the Hyundai Eon crashed into him when a patrol signalled the car to stop at the check post ahead of the toll plaza. The driver fled after the accident.
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Border Security Force personnel patrolling the International Border with Pakistan on August 17, 2013.(Nitin Kanotra/Hindustan Times)
Border Security Force personnel patrolling the International Border with Pakistan on August 17, 2013.(Nitin Kanotra/Hindustan Times)

A travelogue along the lines of history

By Prerna Madan | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2018 06:45 PM IST
These stories of Partition are real and are perhaps the last remaining first-hand narratives from a disappearing generation
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An official said Karadu Narasimha Reddy told ACB officials that the assets belonged to him and he had not inherited properties from anybody.(Bloomberg)
An official said Karadu Narasimha Reddy told ACB officials that the assets belonged to him and he had not inherited properties from anybody.(Bloomberg)

Andhra Pradesh transport office peon caught with assets worth Rs 90 crore

By HT Correspondent | Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hyderabad, Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON MAY 02, 2018 11:40 PM IST
Raids revealed he owns 18 flats in Nellore, besides 50.36 acres of agricultural land bought in the name of family members and gold ornaments weighing nearly 2kg, besides huge quantity of silver idols and utensils weighing 7kg.
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Police at the encounter site in Noida on Saturday.(HT Photo)
Police at the encounter site in Noida on Saturday.(HT Photo)

Noida: Two arrested after two separate encounters

By Vaibhav Jha | Hindustan Times, Noida
PUBLISHED ON APR 14, 2018 08:45 PM IST
In both cases, the police said the accused fired at a police party at check posts and were injured during retaliatory firing.
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“The injured constable was rushed to Ashwini hospital, where he was undergoing treatment. But he succumbed to his injuries later in the evening,” said the officer.(HT PHOTO)
“The injured constable was rushed to Ashwini hospital, where he was undergoing treatment. But he succumbed to his injuries later in the evening,” said the officer.(HT PHOTO)

Solapur traffic constable mowed down by truck driver who was fleeing after an accident; driver arrested after chase

By Shrinivas Deshpande | Hindustan Times, Pune, Solapur
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 11:03 PM IST
The driver, who was trying to flee with the vehicle, was arrested by police officials while he was going towards Pune. The police succeeded in tracking down the truck around five kilometers from the accident spot. 
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