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  • J&K: Brigadier allegedly sodomises sahayak, faces sacking 23 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a major embarrassment to the army, a Brigadier deployed along the Line of Control in the Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir is facing the prospect of disciplinary for allegedly sodomising his assistant (sahayak). Sahayaks, who were earlier known as Batmans, are regular combat soldiers who are...
  • Amit Shah headed to J&K to push BJP's 'Mission-44' plan 1 hour 40 minutes ago

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah is headed on Sunday to Jammu and Kashmir on a two-day visit in a bid to consolidate and strengthen the party's position in the state where Assembly elections are slated for later this year. Along with senior party leader JP Nadda, Ram Madhav and the...
  • Border area villagers fear ceasefire violations will end truce agreement 3 hours 4 minutes ago

    Jammu: Villagers in the border areas of Jammu and Kashmir live under constant fear that frequent ceasefire violations would terminate the decade old truce agreement, putting their lives in peril. "We live under constant fear of death. We don't know when a mortar bomb shell fired by Pakistani forces could hit...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, fires on 3 Indian Army posts 3 hours 13 minutes ago

    Jammu: Pakistan Army violated ceasefire again on Saturday evening as it fired on the three Indian Army posts in Shahpur area in Poonch district. Pakistani troops have violated the ceasefire as many as 16 times in the last 16 days. The heavy firing on Saturday morning killed two civilians in the...
  • J&K : Firing by Pakistan troops kills 2 civilians 3 hours 4 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Pakistani troops have violated the ceasefire as many as 16 times in the last 16 days. The heavy firing on Saturday morning killed two civilians in the RS Pura sector and injured a jawan and three other people. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said, "Our Army & BSF are effectively responding...
  • J&K: Fierce encounter on between Army, terrorists in Kupwara 13 hours 51 minutes ago

    Kupwara: Fierce encounter is on between the Army and terrorists at Zaloora in north Kashmir's Kupwara district. The exchange of fire had begun on Friday evening. Official sources said that Army's 47 RR launched a search operation at Gugerpati area of Zaloora, 8 kms east from Handwara following an intelligence input...
  • Ceasefire violation: Heavy firing by Pakistan troops kills 2 civilians; jawan, 3 others injured 11 hours 29 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Pakistan Army violated ceasefire yet again on Saturday morning as it fired on the Border Security Force posts near the international border in R.S. Pura sector and Arania sub sector. Two civilians were killed and three others suffered injuries in the firing. One jawan too has been hurt in...
  • J&K: Army finds 50 metre long tunnel along LoC in Akhnoor sector 23 hours 16 minutes ago

    Srinagar: The Indian Army on Friday found a 50 metre long tunnel which had been dug along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Akhnoor sector of Jammu and Kashmir. The tunnel was found at Munawar Tawi in Akhnoor. The police said there was no clarity over where the tunnel originated...
  • J&K: Another ceasefire violation in RS Pura sector, one civilian injured Yesterday

    Jammu: Another incident of ceasefire violation was reported from RS Pura Sector in Jammu last night. Heavy firing commenced in the area of Abdulian and Korotana from 2 AM, continuing till early morning. One civilian has been injured after a shell hit his home near the LoC. No casualties have...
  • Construct toilets for women in J&K's Kathua district: Jitendra Singh 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Wednesday met Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari and sought his help for the construction of toilets for women living in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. Singh explained to Gadkari that women, particularly those living in villages, are forced to go outdoors for toilet...
  • Kupwara: Army guns down two terrorists 3 days ago

    Kupwara: Two terrorists were killed in an operation launched by the Indian Army in Jammu & Kashmir's Kupwara region on Wednesday evening. The security personnel also recovered two AK 47 rifles from the terrorists' hideout. The operation is underway currently. ...
  • Missing soldier's body found after 18 years in Siachen Glacier 3 days ago

    Srinagar: The body of an Indian Army soldier has been recovered from Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir, 18 years after he was reported missing from the world's highest battlefield. Havaldar Gaya Prasad, a native of Mainpuri in Uttar Pradesh, had gone missing while on duty on Siachen Glacier in 1996,...
  • India talks tough, tells Pakistan there are only two stakeholders on Jammu and Kashmir 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Just hours after the Pakistan High Commissioner, Abdul Basit, defended his meeting with the Kashmiri separatists, India hit back saying there were only two stakeholders on Jammu and Kashmir - India and Pakistan, asking the neighbouring country to respect past accords on truce. "After 1972 and the signing of...
  • J&K: Ceasefire violation in Poonch by Pakistani troops yet again 3 days ago

    Srinagar: There was another ceasefire violation in Hamirpur sector located in Poonch district on Wednesday as Pakistani troops fired using small arms and automatics along the Line of Control and International Border in Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistan has violated ceasefire more than 25 times in less than three months. There was no...
  • Guns fall silent, no fresh truce violation by Pakistan 4 days ago

    Jammu: There was no fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control and International Border in Jammu and Kashmir since Monday evening after nearly 10 days of intermittent firing and shelling from across the border. "There is no ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the IB in Jammu...
  • J&K: Terrorist shot dead in Kupwara encounter 4 days ago

    Srinagar: A terrorist was killed in an encounter in North Kashmir's Kupwara district on Tuesday. The Army launched a massive search operation following the suspicious movement at the Dhanni forest area along the Line of Control. "The troops along LoC in Tangdhar sector observed some suspicious movement past midnight. On...
  • J&K: State government employees protest outside CM's house, lathicharged 4 days ago

    Srinagar: Clashes have erupted in Srinagar between police and the employees of Jammu and Kashmir Public Health Engineering Department over regularisation of services. The police had to resort to lathicharge to control the protests which were taking place outside Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's residence. (More details awaited) ...
  • Pakistan envoy to meet J&K separatists leaders ahead of diplomatic meet with India 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit will meet Kashmiri separatists Shabbir Shah, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Syed Ali Shah Geelani before attending foreign secretary level talks with India scheduled later this month, a move that has sparked outrage across party lines. Basit will meet Shabbir Shah on Monday evening and Mirwaiz...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in RS Pura sector 5 days ago

    Jammu: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire once again by targeting troops in RS Pura sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. "Pakistan Rangers armed with heavy weaponry resorted to heavy mortar shelling and firing of automatic weapons on 15 to 20 Border Out Posts (BoPs) in Arnia and RS Pura sub-sectors...
  • J&K: NC trying to sell stars in last bid to retrieve ground, says PDP 6 days ago

    Srinagar: In the wake of populist measures taken by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, opposition PDP on Sunday said that the ruling NC had "wasted" six years in power and was now trying to "sell moon and stars" to the people in its last bid to retrieve some...
  • J&K: Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire, firing at BSF posts in RS Pura sector 6 days ago

    Jammu: In yet another incidence of ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops targetted two BSF posts in the RS Pura sector of Jammu early on Sunday morning. The troops from across the border began firing at about 2:30 AM early morning. The BSF jawans swiftly retaliated against the attack and the gunbattle between the...
  • Udhampur: Clashes break out between Panther Party workers, police 1 week ago

    Udhampur: High drama unfolded in Jammu & Kashmir's Udhampur district where police and workers of the Panther Party came to blows during the party's Rail Roko agitation. The party workers pelted stones at the police personnel, who in turn lathi-charged the mob. Tear gas was also used to foil the...
  • J&K: 2 BSF soldiers killed in terrorist attack in Pulwama 1 week ago

    Srinagar: Two Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers were killed and four others were injured when terrorists claiming to be from the Hizbul Mujahideen attacked their vehicle just outside the Awantipora IAF airfield in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. Officials said a squad of BSF personnel was changing guard at the airfield...
  • National flag hoisted upside down at Kashmir BJP office August 15, 2014

    Srinagar: The Kashmir unit of BJP on Friday celebrated Independence Day at its headquarters, but hoisted the national flag upside down, a "mistake" the party soon regretted. BJP workers led by spokesman Khalid Jehangir hoisted the tricolour at the Rajbagh office of the party. However, the flag was hoisted with the...
  • J&K: Omar asks people to use vote power for Kashmir's development August 15, 2014

    Srinagar: With Assembly elections due by the year end, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday appealed to the people of the Valley to make use of their power to vote as it helps in development while stating that "boycott politics" of separatists has not achieved anything. "I am...
  • Jammu ceasefire violation: India and Pakistan exchange fire in Mendhar August 14, 2014

    Jammu: In yet another ceasefire violation, a day before Independence day, Indian and Pakistani soldiers exchanged fire between 12:30 AM- 2 AM in Mendhar. No injury was reported and further information awaited. This is the second incident of ceasefire violation that has been reported within a day. On Wednesday, Pakistani troops...
  • Two policemen, one civilian killed in terrorist attack in Kashmir August 13, 2014

    Srinagar: Two policemen and a civilian were killed as terrorists opened indiscriminate fire on a police vehicle in Pampore area in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Wednesday. The terrorists fired at the vehicle of a Deputy Superintendent of Police at Gallander area at around 7:45 PM, leaving the civilian dead and...
  • Indo-Pakistan trade has increased despite border tensions: study August 13, 2014

    Islamabad: Trade between India and Pakistan has been continuously rising despite recurring border tensions but is yet to tap its estimated potential of USD 12 billion, according to a study compiled by the SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry. According to the SAARC Chamber's research report, the two nations have been...
  • J&K: Indian soldier injured as Pakistani troops violate ceasefire again August 13, 2014

    Srinagar: An Indian Army soldier was injured on Wednesday as Pakistani troops violated ceasefire yet again in the Bhimber Gali area of Poonch sector in Jammu. These ceasefire violation incidents continue even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his first visit to Leh and Kargil had accused Pakistan of engaging...
  • Punjab vehicle hijacked on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway August 13, 2014

    Jammu: A vehicle from Punjab has been hijacked on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in the Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir. An alert has been sounded after the hijack. The Jammu and Kashmir DGP has said that they are probing the incident and that they have got some leads. The DGP said...