Pakistan News

    Border Gate Between India And Pakistan Xxxi

  • ‘Pakistan gate’ being built at Iran border

    QUETTA/LANDI KOTAL: With the row between Islamabad and Kabul over the construction of a gate at the Torkham border crossing still unresolved, Pakistani authorities on Friday started building a gate at the country’s border with Iran at Taftan to curb illegal trade...

    Frontier Corps Sector Commander Brigadier Khalid Beg and Balochistan Collector Customs Saeed Ahmed Jadoon laid the foundation stone of the ‘Pakistan Gate’ at Taftan in...

  • Constructing gate on Torkham border is not violation of any agreement: Aziz

    ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Thursday told the National Assembly that Pakistan is not breaching any agreement by constructing a gate on Torkham border and will go on with the project to make effective border management possible...

    In his policy statement, Aziz claimed that Pakistan had informed the Afghan authorities about its intention to build the gate and the construction work had started...

  • Islamabad, Kabul still poles apart on border gate

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistani and Afghan officials remained at odds on Thursday over the issue of construction of a gate on the Pakistani side of border at Torkham...

    The two countries had, after diplomatic and military contacts a day earlier, agreed to defuse the tense situation that had arisen due to skirmishes over the construction of the border gate by Pakistan, but there were disputed claims about the conditions on which the hostilities...

  • Torkham border gate opened to traffic

    LANDI KOTAL: The newly built Pakistan Gate on the Torkham border was opened on Wednesday to both traffic and pedestrians, albeit without a formal ceremony...

    Painted with colours of the national flag, the iron gate was opened at around 11am to vehicles crossing over to Afghanistan and coming into Pakistan...

  • Indian man crashes car into Wagah-Attari border gate

    LAHORE: A speeding sports utility vehicle (SUV), driven by an Indian man, crashed into the Wagah-Attari border gate early on Monday...

    The Indian citizen breached security on the Indian side of the border, reportedly crashing a check post and reached zero point of the border...

  • Issues of border towns between Nepal and India

    KATHMANDU: As border economies are crucial to bilateral ties, the focus should shift away from Kathmandu and DelhiOn Sunday, there was a long queue of trucks and tankers on the Indian side of the Nepal-India border in Naxalbari waiting to enter Nepal...

    On the Nepali side of the border, in Kakarvitta, there were rumours of a complete shutdown of the border and the Nepal Army takeover of the Bhadrapur airport along with discussions on...

  • Torkham gate named Bab-i-Pakistan

    PESHAWAR: Pakistan on Thursday named the newly constructed gate at Torkham, the historic trade route and border crossing between Afghanistan and Pakistan, as Bab-i-Pakistan...

    With the gate completed, flag hoisting ceremony on the Pakistani side has commenced...

  • ‘Pakistan Gate’ at Taftan inaugurated: ISPR

    The ‘Pakistan Gate’ at Taftan, near the Pakistan-Iran border was inaugurated Wednesday, marking the completion of the first phase which had commenced on July 16...

    According to a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Commander Southern Command Lt Gen Aamir Riaz inaugurated the facility which comprises two gates and is visible from a distance of two kilometres on both sides of the border...

  • Pakistan Gate opened at Taftan

    QUETTA: Lieutenant General Aamir Riaz, commander of the Southern Command, inaugurated the Pakistan Gate in Taftan along the Pak-Iran border on Wednesday...

    The gate was constructed in five months at a cost of Rs20 million...

  • Farid Gate — monument turned into an eyesore

    BAHAWALPUR: The suspension of restoration work on Farid Gate, one of the monuments defining the city, has rendered the site an eyesore for the citizens...

    The restoration work on the historic gate was undertaken as part of local administration’s city beautification project...

  • Why a professor wept at Lal Khuh inside Mochi Gate

    Every time I visit Mochi Gate and walk along Bazaar Lal Khuh – the Red Well – it is for two reasons...

    Firstly is to buy ‘barfi’ from the small original shop of Rafique, and, secondly, is to pay respects to both Hazrat Mian Mir and Guru Arjan in my own silent way...

  • Blast near Torkham gate leaves one dead, five injured

    PESHAWAR: At least one person was killed and five others wounded in a blast reported on the Pakistani side of the Torkham check post at the Pak-Afghan border...

    The deceased was identified as a civilian whereas two khasadar personnel and an official belonging to the National Logistics Cell (NLC) were also among the injuredSources said that the explosives were planted on a handcart which were remotely detonated at the main crossing...

  • Nyquist draws third gate for Preakness Stakes

    Rated the second pick for the Preakness at 3-1 was Kentucky Derby runner-up Exaggerator, who drew the fifth post position, with 8-1 third choice Stradivari drawing outside gate No...

    “With his gate speed, the post position draw wasn’t as important,” O’Neill said...

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