Pak Pilgrims At Attari Border

Photo: First India

Pakistani Pilgrims Arrive At Attari Border, Permitted To Visit Various Sikh Shrines In India

About 48 Pakistani pilgrims arrived at the Attari Border in Punjab’s Amritsar, and are scheduled to visit various Sikh shrines in India. The pilgrimage will be extended to 25 days, and the pilgrims will reportedly be travelling to various parts of India. Some of the highlights of the pilgrimage include, Amritsar’s Golden Temple, Delhi, Uttarakhand and Hemkund Sahib. This is facilitated by the 1974 protocol on visits to religious shrines.

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 - 01:25 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Pakistan, sikh, Attari Border, Amritsar, Golden Temple

Courtesy: ANI

Pakistani citizens who named his children Border.

Photo: India Times

Pakistani Couple Names Child 'Border' After Being Stranded At Attari Border

In a bizarre incident, a Pakistani couple named their newborn child 'Border'. The couple, Nimbu Bai and Balam Ram, said that they decided the name because their child was born at the Indo-Pak border. Reportedly, they came to India with another 97 Pakistani citizens on a pilgrimage and got stuck here due to lockdown for the last 71 days. Reportedly, Pakistan is also not giving them entry, demanding requisite documents. 

Mon, 06 Dec 2021 - 05:12 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Attari Border, border, Pakistani couple, stranded, Newborn

Courtesy: India Today

India's Attari check post

Photo: The Tribune

Dry Fruit Traders Face Major Crisis Due To Rain; Losses 40 Crores

Owing to heavy rains in the Attari border area, dry fruits trade between Ind-Afghan, Ind-Pak faces a double whammy. However, ICP management claims it as 'minor damage' costing 40 crore loss to the traders. Besides, several traders accuse the Land Port Authority of India (LPAI) of not "maintaining proper godown" for storage. Moreover, the traders have demanded compensation from the center and requested appropriate action against the failure.… read-more

Sun, 12 Sep 2021 - 04:30 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Attari Border, India, Central Government, Dry fruits, Taliban, Afghanistan

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Attari Border

Photo: The New York Times

First Time Since COVID Outbreak, India Repatriates 24 Pakistani Prisoners

Marking the first repatriation of Pakistani prisoners after the COVID-19 outbreak, India on November 24 sent over 20 prisoners back home in Pakistan. Through the Attari border, 24 prisoners, including three civilians and 21 fishermen, who had completed their jail-term were repatriated. Earlier, eight Pakistani prisoners were released on March 14 by the Indian government. Due to fishing in stormy weathers, Pakistani fishermen are often… read-more

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 - 09:13 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Pakistan, Prisoners, India, Attari Border