Armies of India and Pakistan on Tuesday held a customary exchange of sweets in Teetwal and Uri sectors of the Line of Control (LoC) in J&K on Eid-ul-Fitr.
The Pakistan Army began to grow increasingly frustrated with Khan's failure to deliver good governance, particularly in Punjab, and perhaps at how they were being publicly blamed for bringing him into power by the opposition, the BBC reported.
At the time of partition of India, Jammu and Kashmir territories occupied by Pakistan today (PoJK) had a thriving Hindu and Sikh population. The table below gives a breakdown of the Hindu and Sikh demography in several districts in PoJK in 1941.
The resumption of the ceasefire was widely welcomed as many hoped that it would eventually pave the way for normalisation of ties, Dawn new reported.
New Delhi/Islamabad: In a major show of open defiance against Pakistan Army, police officers in Karachi have threatened to go on mass leave after the Sindh Police chief was allegedly kidnapped and coerced to act against PML(N) Vice President Marayam Nawaz Sharif. Sources in Islamabad said that Pakistan is rapidly slipping into a civil war-like […]
Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that he is not afraid of Pakistan Army as his country’s military knows well that he is not corrupt. He said that he is working day and night. “Those who indulged in corruption had fear of the Pakistan military, whereas he is neither corrupt nor is he […]
Jammu: Two Army porters were killed and three others injured when the Pakistan Army fired mortar bombs at forward posts along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Friday, officials said. The Army porters were working in an area along the LoC when the Pakistan Army shells hit them directly, they said. “Today […]
Islamabad: The Pakistani military has scotched reports that Pakistan is to amend the Army Act to allow Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav the right to file an appeal in a civilian court. Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor in a tweet termed the news as “incorrect”. “Speculations for amendment in Pak […]
Islamabad: Indian Sikh pilgrims visiting the Kartarpur Sahib will need a passport to use the Kartarpur Corridor, which will be inaugurated this week, the Pakistan Army has said, according to a media report on Thursday, days after Prime Minister Imran Khan announced that Indian devotees would only need a valid ID to visit the revered […]
Muzaffarabad: Pakistan’s Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, here on Friday, warned India not to mistake Pakistan’s economy for its defence capabilities and said he was a one-man army and could fight India alone. Rashid was addressing a press conference at the Central Press Club of Muzaffarabad. According to a report by Pakistani media, the Minister […]
New Delhi: Indian intelligence agencies recently cracked some code words being used by the Pakistan Army and various terrorist groups based there to communicate with militants in Jammu and Kashmir in order to create violence in the region, sources said. It has been learnt that the code words were being sent through FM transmission stations […]
Islamabad: The Pakistan Army said on Saturday that the Indian Army has wrongly projected two Pakistani farmers, who inadvertently crossed the Line of Control, as members of a proscribed terror group. General officer Commanding of the Indian Army’s 15 Corps Lt General K J S Dhillon said on September 4 that Pakistan was desperate to […]
New Delhi: Pakistan’s Army and spy agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence, have directed terror groups to launch attack on major religious shrines in Jammu and Kashmir, highly-placed sources said on Wednesday. It is learnt that the Pakistan Army and the ISI want to create chaos in the newly- created Union Territory which is under restrictions since […]
New Delhi: The Army rebutted Pakistan’s claim on Tuesday of having killed six Indian soldiers, including an officer, in retaliation to a ceasefire violation by India at the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir. The Army said there were no ceasefire violations by India across the LoC. “Pakistan had violated ceasefire in the Krishna Ghati sector […]
New Delhi: The Pakistan army on Thursday said three of its soldiers were killed on the LoC firing by Indian forces. But India denied Pakistan army’s claim about five Indian soldiers getting killed in exchange of fire on August 15. An Indian Army officer termed the claim made by Pakistan’s Director General Inter Services Public […]
Srinagar: Security forces have recovered a Pakistan-made mine and a huge cache of arms from along the Amarnath Yatra route, the Army said on Friday. Searches were launched along the pilgrimage route after specific intelligence that Pakistan-based terrorists might target the Yatra using improvised explosive devices and attack pilgrims, Lt Gen Sarabjit Singh Dhillon said […]
Islamabad: The Pakistan Army said on Thursday a military court had awarded death to an officer and a civilian official over the charges of spying for foreign agencies, a statement said. According to a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of Pakistan Army, the officers were tried under the Pakistan Army […]
New Delhi: The airstrike by the Indian Air Force at the terror training camp at Pakistan’s Balakot on February 26 killed between 130 to 170 JeM terrorists, according to an Italian freelance journalist. Quoting local sources, Francesca Marino wrote on Stringerasia that after the IAF strike at around 3.30 a.m., a Pakistan Army unit arrived […]
Jammu: Heavy firing exchanges took place between Indian and Pakistani troopers on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Sunday, a defence official said. “At 11 a.m., the Pakistani troops resorted to shelling and firing of small arms in the Krishna Ghati and Kirni sectors. Our troops retaliated effectively,” Defence Ministry […]
Rawalpindi: The Pakistani Army on Monday said that it wanted to make every effort to resolve the issues faced by the Pashtuns in tribal areas, but warned that the “manner” adopted by the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) to voice such grievances would no longer be tolerated. Addressing a press conference at the General Headquarters, Asif Ghafoor, […]
Peshawar: At least six people including a policeman and five suspected terrorists were killed in a joint operation by the Pakistan Army and the police in Peshawar city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a statement by the military’s media wing said on Tuesday. The operation, carried out against a terrorist hideout, started on Monday night and […]
Jammu: Indian and Pakistani troops traded mortars and gunfire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri and Poonch districts on Tuesday. The first violation of the ceasefire by the Pakistan Army took place in Rajouri and it then spread to Poonch district, officials said. Defence Ministry spokesman Lt Col Devender Anand […]
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, […]
Srinagar: The Indian and Pakistani armies on Saturday traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Defence sources said the Pakistan Army resorted to an unprovoked ceasefire violation on the LoC in Karnah sector of Kupwara district. “They are using small arms, automatics and mortars to target Indian […]
Islamabad: The Pakistan Army has announced that nine militants and seven soldiers were killed in an anti-terror operation carried out in North Waziristan district bordering Afghanistan. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement late Saturday said the security forces launched the operation in Gharlamai and Spera Kunar Algad, reports Xinhua news agency. The ISPR […]
Islamabad: Pakistan Army on Sunday sent back an Indian citizen who had crossed the border by mistake, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Dalwandar Singh, 23, was handed over to the Border Security Force (BSF) at the Wagah Border after Punjab Rangers conducted the due legal process, Geo TV reported. Singh had entered Ballanwala village […]
Jammu: The Indian and Pakistan Army traded heavy fire on Wednesday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. Police sources said Pakistan Army used mortars, small weapons and automatics to target Indian positions in Shahpur and Balakote areas. “Indian troops are effectively and strongly retaliating. Till last reports came in […]
Islamabad: Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa will take a decision on the mercy appeal of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav at the earliest, it was announced on Sunday. Replying to a question on Jadhav’s case, a military spokesman said the Army chief was reviewing the proceedings of the case and would take a […]