Ceasefire

  • Ukraine PM tells army to be on full battle alert despite ceasefire September 18, 2014

    Kiev: Ukraine's prime minister told government forces to remain on full battle alert on Wednesday as fighting in the rebelheld eastern city of Donetsk killed at least two civilians and further strained a ceasefire with Russianbacked separatists. "Russia definitely will not give us either peace or stability. It is not their...
  • EU to unveil new Russia sanctions as Ukraine truce teeters September 8, 2014

    Mariupol (Ukraine): Ukraine accused proRussian rebels of waging fresh attacks in the restive east on Monday, further imperilling a fragile truce as EU leaders prepared to approve punishing new sanctions on Moscow. Russia warned it would retaliate against the new measures, which the EU has nevertheless said could be suspended if...
  • Ceasefire in east Ukraine frays, woman killed by shelling September 7, 2014

    Donetsk: A woman died and at least four people were wounded on Sunday when fighting flared again in eastern Ukraine, jeopardising a ceasefire struck less than two days earlier between Ukrainian government forces and proRussian separatists. The accord, brokered by envoys from Ukraine, the separatist leadership, Russia and Europe's OSCE security...
  • Artillery attack challenges ceasefire in east Ukraine September 7, 2014

    Kiev: Ukrainian government forces came under artillery fire late on Saturday near the strategic port of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine, in the first serious violation of a ceasefire declared only about 30 hours earlier. The presidents of Russia and Ukraine had earlier said the ceasefire, part of a peace roadmap intended...
  • Ukraine, proRussian rebels reach ceasefire deal September 6, 2014

    Minsk: Ukraine and proRussian rebels reached a ceasefire agreement on Friday, the first step toward ending fighting in eastern Ukraine that has caused the worst standoff between Moscow and the West since the Cold War ended. The ceasefire deal was struck in the Belarussian capital Minsk along with a deal allowing...
  • Ukrainian government, proRussia insurgents sign ceasefire deal September 5, 2014

    Minsk: Representatives of Ukraine's government and the proRussian insurgent leadership inked here Friday a ceasefire agreement slated to take effect later in the day, media reported. The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), also a party in the Minsk talks along with Russia, has confirmed the development, saying that...
  • Rajnath Singh to visit J&K on Friday to take stock of security situation September 4, 2014

    Jammu: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will take stock of the security situation at the border at a meeting of the Uniform Command Headquarters and visit forward areas during his twoday visit to Jammu and Kashmir beginning on Friday. This will be Singh's first visit to Jammu and Kashmir after taking...
  • India lodges protest with Pakistan over ceasefire violations September 4, 2014

    Jammu: India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over repeated ceasefire violations along the border at a Brigade Commanderlevel flag meeting between the armies of the two countries. "India and Pakistan armies held a Brigade Commanderlevel flag meeting along the Line of Control (LoC) at ChakanDaBagh forward Post in Poonch...
  • Putin unveils Ukraine ceasefire plan, France halts warship September 4, 2014

    Kiev: President Vladimir Putin outlined plans for a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday but Ukraine's prime minister dismissed the proposal, while France expressed its disapproval of Moscow's support for separatist forces by halting delivery of a warship. After speaking to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko by phone, Putin said he believed...
  • Ukraine PM rejects Putin ceasefire plan as bid to deceive West September 3, 2014

    Kiev: Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Wednesday rejected a ceasefire plan unveiled by Russian President Vladimir Putin as an attempt to deceive the West about Moscow's real intentions. "This latest plan is another attempt to pull the wool over the eyes of the international community ahead of the NATO summit...
  • Ukraine says Putin, Poroshenko agree on 'permanent ceasefire' in Donbass region September 3, 2014

    Kiev: Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko reached agreement with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Wednesday on a "permanent ceasefire" in eastern Ukraine's Donbass region, Poroshenko's press office said. There was no immediate sign on the ground of a halt in the fighting between Kiev's forces and proRussian separatists in the mainly...
  • No white flag if Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire: Rajnath August 31, 2014

    Chandigarh: Asserting that India wants peaceful relations with all countries but it should not be treated as its weakness, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said security forces have been directed to give a "befitting" reply to ceasefire violations by Pakistan. Referring to recent incidents of firing from across the Line...
  • Pakistan blames India for ceasefire violations August 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Expressing its disappointment on Indian government's attempt to shift the onus of cancelling Foreign Secretary level talks, Pakistan on Saturday blamed India for the ceasefire violations along the international border in Jammu & Kashmir. "We maintain that Jammu and Kashmir is a disputed territory as acknowledged through various UN...
  • Inflation in check, growth and investment picking up, assures Arun Jaitley August 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday presented the Finance Ministry's report card for the last hundred days since the NDA government came to power, as well as the recent initiatives taken by the Finance Ministry. Jaitley assured that inflation is in check, growth and investment is steadily picking up...
  • J&K ground report: Houses in RS Pura bear signs of shelling, villagers continue to live in fear August 30, 2014

    Srinagar: Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi criticised Pakistan for making a spectacle out of the talks, it is the residents along the Line of Control that are facing the brunt of the daily ceasefire violations. Tears well up the eyes of Shah Din as he sits next to the newly...
  • India lodges strong protest with Pak over ceasefire violations August 29, 2014

    Jammu: India on Friday lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over repeated ceasefire violations by the neigbouring country. BSF and Pak Rangers held a key sector commanderlevel flag meeting to defuse tension along the IndoPak border due to these violations. The DIGBrigade commander level meeting was held between BSF and Pak...
  • Alert on IndoPak border after 15 terrorists infiltrate into Rajasthan's border districts August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Security agencies have sent an alert to police in four border districts of Rajasthan's Bikaner division over reports of 15 terrorists infiltrating into the area from Pakistan. The Border Security Force (BSF) has tightened the security along the IndoPak border in Jaisalmer and Barmer following the alert. The report comes...
  • Ceasefire violations: A virtual nightmare for people near the IndoPak border August 29, 2014

    RS Pura International Border: As Pakistan continues to violate the ceasefire along the border, the men, women and children living in the villages near the border are living a virtual nightmare every day. These are people caught in the crossfire of the IndoPak politics for decades. One sees tearful women and...
  • Congress member Manish Tewari slams government on ceasefire violation August 28, 2014

    Congress member Manish Tewari said, "This is a failure on the part of the BJP and NDA to bring peace at the border. The situation on the Line of Control and International border is very tense." ...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire again despite assurance in flag meet, targets BSF posts in Akhnoor sector August 28, 2014

    Jammu: Pakistan violated ceasefire yet again despite assurances given in a flag meeting held between Pakistani rangers and BSF. Pakistani rangers targetted a BSF jawan on Deora international border of Akhnoor sector. The violation was made in the same area of Akhnoor sector where the flag meeting. There have been over...
  • J&K: BSF, Pakistan Rangers hold flag meeting at Nikowal border outpost August 27, 2014

    Jammu: A 40 minute flag meeting between BSF and Pakistan Rangers took place at Nikowal border outpost of Jammu & Kashmir on Wednesday. The two sides is reported to discuss the ongoing tension along the International Border. After the meeting, BSF IG Rakesh Sharma briefed about the meeting and assured more...
  • Gaza ceasefire takes hold as focus turns to longer term August 27, 2014

    Jerusalem: A ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians aimed at ending their sevenweek conflict in Gaza appeared to be holding early on Wednesday as the focus shifted to securing an arrangement for the long term. No clear victor emerged from what had become a war of attrition between the Middle East's...
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  • News 360: Vajpayee, Advani, Joshi dropped from BJP Parliamentary Board August 26, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has dropped its patriarchs LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee from the Parliamentary Board. BJP leaders Shivraj Singh Chouhan and JP Nadda, on the other hand, have been included in the Board. ...
  • Heaviest crossborder firing since 1971 war, India lodges protest with Pakistan August 26, 2014

    New Delhi/Jammu: India on Tuesday lodged a protest with Pakistan over escalating border ceasefire violations in the "heaviest" crossborder firing since the 1971 IndoPak war even as the two countries agreed to hold flag meetings to defuse the situation. The protest was lodged during the telephonic talks between the DGMOs (Director...
  • India, Pak DGMOs discuss spurt in ceasefire violations August 26, 2014

    Srinagar: Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) of both India and Pakistan met on Tuesday and discussed the repeated ceasefire violations along the International Border. It was decided that regular flag meetings will be held between field commanders to defuse the situation. Meanwhile, back home, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley will...
  • India to raise ceasefire violations by Pakistan at DGMOlevel talks August 26, 2014

    Jammu: As Pakistan ups the ante along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian Army is likely to take the matter up during the routine Director General of Military Operations (DGMO)level talks with Pakistan, held every Tuesday. Also, Director General of the Border Security Force (BSF) D K...
  • Home Minister reviews situation along border with Pakistan August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: In the wake of continuous firing from across the Line of Control and Intelligence Bureau, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday reviewed the situation along the border with Pakistan and directed BSF to take all possible steps to ensure security of civilians in the areas subjected to shelling. At...
  • Pak ceasefire violations rock J&K Assembly August 25, 2014

    Jammu: The repeated ceasefire violations by the Pakistani Army rocked the Jammu & Kashmir Assembly on Monday as the Opposition targeted the state government over the issue. Members of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) intervened when Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was speaking in the House on ceasefire violations. Members of...