India suspends LoC trade with Pakistan

New Delhi, Apr 18: India has suspended trade along the Line of Control with effect from April 19. The action was taken after it was reported that Pakistan based elements were using the trade route to smuggle weapons, fake currency and narcotics.

The decision has been taken after reports of “cross Line of Control trade routes being misused by Pakistan based elements for funneling illegal weapons, narcotics and fake currency etc”, a statement by the Home Ministry read.

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Here is why trade along LoC with Pakistan was suspended by India

indo-pak-trade-locNew Delhi, Apr 18: Citing misuse India on Friday suspended trade along the Line of Control (LoC) with effect from April 19. The action was taken after it was reported that Pakistan based elements were using the trade route to smuggle weapons, fake currency and narcotics.

The Home Ministry said that a stricter regulatory and enforcement mechanism is being worked and the issue of the reopening the trade routes will be revisited once they are implemented.

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LIVE: A 1,000 kg laser guided bomb, how the IAF struck at heart of Pak

New Delhi, Feb 26: India dealt a heavy blow to terror camps operating along the Line of Control, sources said.

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IAF pounds Pakistan, flattens Jaish-e-Mohammad terror camps

New Delhi, Feb 26: India dealt a heavy blow to terror camps operating along the Line of Control, sources said.

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Pak alleges IAF jets crossed LoC: Their version say Indian officials

New Delhi, Feb 26: Amidst heightened tensions in the wake of the Pulwama attack, Pakistan has alleged that Indian Air Force jets had crossed the Line of Control. Pakistan said that the IAF jets had crossed the LoC from Muzaffarabad sector in Pakistan occupied Kashmir.

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As Pakistan bolsters military might, an uneasy disquiet at the border

New Delhi, Jan 4: On December 31, the Indian Army killed two intruders believed to be Pakistani soldiers. An attempt to attack the Indian forward posts along the Line of Control in the Nowgam sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district had been foiled.

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As vigil along LoC gets tight, terrorists move towards International Border to sneak in

New Delhi, Dec 17: Over the past year, there has been a strategy shift by terrorists infiltrating into India. While the Line of Control has seen a large number of infiltrations taking place, officials have now sounded the Union Home Ministry about terrorists coming in through the International Border as well in large numbers.

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Mini surgical strikes: India hits Pak army HQ along LoC

New Delhi, Oct, 29: The Indian Army has hit the Pakistan army’s administrative headquarters along the Line of Control. This was done in retaliation to Pakistan mortar shelling at Poonch and Jhallas on October 23.

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Surgical strikes: The need for more as 300 terrorists have resurfaced across the border

surgicalstrike1New Delhi, Sep 28: It has been two years since the Indian Armed Forces carried out surgical strikes in dismantle Pakistan based terror groups. Post the strikes, an official statement said that the Army has caused significant damage to the terror infrastructure. How much damage did these strikes create on the terror infrastructure in Pakistan. Have the terror launch pads vanished along the Line of Control? Let us take a look.

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Crucial Indo-China border personnel meet held at Ladakh

nathulaThe armies of India and China held a Border Personnel Meeting during which both sides resolved to maintain peace and tranquillity along the Line of Actual Control, besides agreeing to work on additional confidence-building measures.

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