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Officer, two soldiers injured in LoC ceasefire violation

Jammu: An Indian Army officer and two soldiers were injured on Sunday as Pakistan violated the ceasefire on the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, police sources said. “Three soldiers, including an officer, were injured in Pakistan firing on the LoC in Mendhar sector of Poonch. The injured soldiers have been shifted […]

Kids fiddling with explosive device in Jammu, injured

Srinagar: Two minor boys were injured on Wednesday while fiddling with an explosive device in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police sources said. The boys identified as Shahid, 12, and Eiklaq, 11, were injured in Damhal Hanjipora village. “Both were shifted to hospital where doctors said their condition was stable,” sources said. Security forces have advised […]

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Cross-LoC peace bus runs after 8 weeks

Srinagar: The Cross Line of Control peace bus service ‘Karvan-e-Aman’ (Caravan of Peace) operated on Monday after remaining suspended for eight weeks. The cross-LoC bus service remained suspended due to repairs of the Aman Setu bridge in Uri sector of Baramulla district. Passengers from the two sides of the LoC use the bridge to cross […]

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Only Vajpayee formula will work in Kashmir: Modi

New Delhi: Only former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s formula of “Insaniyat, Kashmiriyat and Jamooriyat” will work in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday. In an interview to Aaj Tak Hindi news channel, Modi said: “We have an understanding of Jammu and Kashmir and we did not require the experience of […]

NIA takes custody of 2 JeM suspects in terror cases

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday took custody of two Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) operatives, imprisoned in Jammu under the Public Safety Act (PSA), to interrogate in connection with various terror acts, including the February 14 Pulwama attack, NIA officials said here. “They have been brought here in a general case that was registered […]

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JeM terrorist held for role in 2017 Lethpora attack

Jammu: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday arrested Irshad Ahmad Reshi for involvement in attack on the CRPF Group Centre in Lethpora, Jammu and Kashmir, in 2017. A resident of Ratnipora in J&K’s Pulwama district, Reshi is the fifth accused to have been arrested in the case. “An active overground worker of proscribed terrorist […]

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Overall 56% turnout in Jammu, Baramulla LS seats: CEO

Jammu: An overall 56 per cent of the votes were cast in Jammu and Kashmir’s Jammu and Baramulla Lok Sabha constituencies on Thursday and the poll process ended peacefully, Chief Electoral Officer Shailendra Kumar said. Addressing a media conference, he said that 72.16 turnout was recorded in Jammu and 35.01 per cent in Baramulla. However, […]

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BSF officer, girl killed, 14 injured in Pakistani shelling

Jammu: A BSF officer and a 6-year old girl were killed and 14 persons, including five other security personnel, were injured on Monday in Pakistani shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district. Police said the girl was killed and nine civilians were injured in the shelling in Shahpur, Kerni, […]

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Jammu-Srinagar highway blast suspect arrested

Jammu: Police on Monday arrested a suspect believed to have been involved in the car explosion on the Jammu-Srinagar highway on March 30 when a CRPF convoy was passing on the highway. A private car was destroyed in the blast in Tethar area near Bannihal town on the highway, causing minor damage to a Central […]

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Heavy firing on LoC in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu: Heavy firing exchanges took place between Indian and Pakistani troopers on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Sunday, a defence official said. “The Pakistani troops resorted to mortar shelling and firing of small arms in the Nowshera sector. Our troops retaliated effectively,” Defence Ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Devender […]

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Blast damages CRPF vehicle on highway, causes panic

Srinagar: An explosion destroyed a car on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Banihal district on Saturday, sparking panic and slightly damaging one of the CRPF vehicles moving as part of a convoy, authorities said. The police said the explosion occurred inside a private car at Tethar area of the highway near Bannihal town […]

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Soldier killed as Pak army violates ceasefire along LoC in Rajouri

Jammu: An Army soldier was killed when Pakistan violated the ceasefire by heavily shelling forward areas and posts along the Line of Control with mortar bombs in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district Thursday, officials said. Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire in Keri belt of Sunderbani sector this morning, they said. One soldier was was killed in […]

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President confers Kirti Chakra on martyred Odia jawan

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind today conferred gallantry awards on several army personnel including Odisha’s Pradip Kumar Panda (Posthumous). Pradip’s wife, Minati Panda, received the Kirti Chakra from the President today. Pradip, a constable in 130 Battalion of CRPF was honoured with the gallantry award for his supreme sacrifice for the country and his […]

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President confers gallantry awards to armed forces

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday conferred gallantry awards — two Kirti Chakras and 15 Shaurya Chakras — to the armed forces personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme devotion to the duty. Two Kirti Chakras and two Shaurya Chakras were given posthumously. The President, who is also the Supreme Commander […]

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1 killed, 3 injured in landslide in J&K's Ramban

Jammu: One person was killed and three others injured on Sunday in a landslide in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district, police said. A landslide hit the Khari-Mahoo road in Khari tehsil of the district in the morning, police said. Landslides and treacherous road conditions in this mountainous district often result in casualties both on the […]

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Pakistan Violates Ceasefire on LoC, Indian Army Retaliates

Jammu: Heavy firing exchanges took place on Saturday between Indian and Pakistani troopers on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, a defence official said. “At around 1.30 p.m. today, the Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation by shelling mortars and firing of small arms along the LoC in the […]

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Free stay for 4,000 Vaishno Devi pilgrims soon

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday laid the foundation stone of a building that would provide free accommodation daily to 4,000 pilgrims visiting the Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine. To add additional facilities for meeting the accommodation needs of the pilgrims who visit the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine, the Governor laid the […]

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India, Pakistan trade fire on LoC in Poonch, Rajouri

Jammu: Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch and Rajouri districts on Friday. Defence Ministry spokesman, Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand said Pakistan violated the ceasefire in Mendhar, Balakote, Nowshera and Krishna Ghati sectors at 6 p.m. using mortar shells and small arms. The Indian […]

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China hints at blocking India's bid to declare Masood Azhar as global terrorist

Beijing: China on Friday indicated it would continue to block India’s bid to declare Masood Azhar as an international terrorist whose outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) has claimed to plot the worst-ever attack in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 45 CRPF troopers. China has repeatedly blocked India’s bid to ban Azhar at the UN, citing lack of […]

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Indian, Pakistani troops exchange fire on LoC

Jammu: Indian and Pakistani troops were locked in heavy clashes on Thursday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district. Defence Ministry spokesman Lt Col Devender Anand accused the Pakistan Arny of using small arms and mortar shells to target Indian positions in Sunderbani sector without any provocation in violation of […]

India, Pakistan trade fire on Line of Control

Jammu: Indian and Pakistani troops traded gunfire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Thursday, defence sources said. Pakistan troopers used small arms and automatics to target Indian positions in Khari Karmara area. “Our troops effectively retaliated to the unprovoked ceasefire violation. Firing exchanges started at around 4.30 a.m. […]

CRPF jawan shoots self after firing at colleagues in Srinagar

Srinagar:A CRPF jawan shot himself dead after firing at two of his colleagues inside a camp here, police said on Sunday. The incident took place late on Saturday night and the slain jawan has been identified as Mukesh Bhawuk, a police official said. He said Bhawuk got into a verbal duel with one of his […]

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India, Pakistan exchange fire on LoC on New Year day

Jammu: The Indian and Pakistani armies traded fire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, officials said. Defence sources said Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian positions on Tuesday morning. “Pakistani firing began early this morning in Khari Karmara area of the LoC. Indian positions retaliated […]

Two militants killed in encounter in Baramulla

Srinagar: Two militants were killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said here on Thursday. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Brath Kalan area of Sopore on Wednesday evening following information about presence of militants there, an Army official said. He said […]

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India, Pakistan trade fire on LoC in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar: Indian and Pakistani armies traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, defence sources said. The Pakistan Army used automatics and mortars to target Indian positions on the LoC in Kamalkote area of Uri sector late on Wednesday, the sources said. “Indian positions retaliated effectively. […]