A committee appointed by the Union Home Ministry to address vulnerabilities along the India-Pakistan border has proposed the use of scientific technology such as laser fencing along with increased vigil along riverine border areas, sources revealed Monday. Where physical fencing is not feasible due to difficult terrain, it has recommended use of ground sensors and thermal imaging.
Headed by former Home Secretary Madhukar Gupta, the panel was set up in April, three months after the terror attack at the Pathankot air base. It submitted its report to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Monday.
Pakistan chopper violates Indian air space
A Pakistani helicopter flew over to Indian side of the international border in Arnia sector Monday. The matter has been reported to the Defence Ministry.