KATHUA

  • Pakistan violates ceasefire twice along International Border in Jammu, Kathua Yesterday

    Jammu: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire twice along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kathua districts, drawing retaliation from Border Security Force. This is the fourth ceasefire violation in the past four days. "Pakistani troops resorted to small arms firing on Vikraman post along the IB in Arnia sub-sector of Jammu...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire again October 8, 2014

    Jammu: In fresh ceasefire violations, Pakistani forces resorted to shelling and firing along the international border in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday night. There were three fresh violation of ceasefire as Pakistani forces resorted to mortar shelling and firing in the sub sectors of Kanachak and Pargwal in Jammu district and...
  • Construct toilets for women in J&K's Kathua district: Jitendra Singh August 20, 2014

    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...
  • J&K: Security forces gun down all three terrorists who attacked Khatua March 28, 2014

    Srinagar: Three terrorists were gunned down in a fierce gun battle with the security forces in Jammu & Kashmir's Kathua on Friday. The terrorists had executed twin terror attacks in Jammu where one person was killed and three others were injured early on Friday morning. Early in the morning, the heavily...
  • Jammu: Four people including two terrorists killed in twin terror attacks March 28, 2014

    Jammu: Two terrorists have been killed in an encounter with Army in Janglote in Kathua. The terrorists executed twin terror attacks in Jammu where one person was killed and three others were injured early on Friday morning. Heavy firing is on in the Janglote area near an army installation...
  • Jammu: 1 dead, 3 hurt as 4 alleged terrorists open fire on a vehicle March 28, 2014

    Kathua: One person has been killed and 3 others have been injured after 4 alleged terrorists opened fire on a vehicle in Kathua in Jammu. The gunmen were reportedly wearing army uniforms. After the attack, the alleged terrorists hijacked a white Bolero and took it towards Jammu. With the terrorists on...
  • Congress unnerved by BJP campaign in Udhampur: Jitendra Singh March 12, 2014

    Describing the delay in announcing the Congress' candidate for the Kathua-Udhampur Lok Sabha seat as "manifestation of its leadership's confusion and nervousness", BJP on Wednesday said the people have sent out loud and clear signals of their support for Narendra Modi. "It is a compliment for the people of the Udhampur...
  • BSF arrests Pakistani national staying with Gujjar family for over 2 years December 30, 2013

    A Pakistani national, who claimed to be staying with a Gujjar family for over two years in Kathua district's Hiranagar sector, has been arrested by BSF near the border and is being quizzed in connection with the twin militant attacks on October 26. The Pakistani, who identified himself as Mohmmad Imran,...
  • J&K: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Kathua district, BSF officer injured December 19, 2013

    In a ceasefire violation, a BSF officer was injured on Thursday in sniper firing from across the IndoPak border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. There was sniper firing from across the International Border (IB) on a forward border post in Kathua district around 1300 hours, a BSF officer told...
  • Stronger surveillance needed to prevent terror attacks, says Omar Abdullah September 27, 2013

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said that surveillance needed to be strengthened in the state to prevent terrorist attacks like the twin strikes at Samba and Kathua. "While expressing sorrow over the loss of civilians and security force personnel in the twin terrorist attacks, the Chief Minister...
  • Concerns over security on the rise as twin terror attacks strike Jammu September 27, 2013

    Samba: Three days ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart's meeting in New York, a brazen attack left 12 people dead including an army officer in Jammu. The Army is carrying out its final sanitizing operations after the nine hour long gunbattle had struck Samba killing 3...
  • Watch: How terrorists entered India and executed the attack September 26, 2013

    12 people have been killed in twin terror attacks that hit Jammu on Thursday morning. 3 Army people, 5 policemen and 2 civilians have died. Despite the terror attack, the PM who is scheduled to meet his Pankistani counterpart on Sunday said that the talks will continue and such attacks...
  • J&K twin terror attacks: Terrorist outfit 'Shohada Brigade' claims responsibility September 26, 2013

    A lesserknown terrorist outfit 'Shohada Brigade' on Thursday claimed responsibility for the twin attacks in Jammu region which left 12 persons, including a Lt Colonel of the army, dead. "We carried the attacks in Kathua and Samba in Jammu region and our Mujhahideen are still fighting there," a person who identified...
  • Full text: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement on Jammu attacks September 26, 2013

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called the twin terror strikes in Jammu on Thursday morning an attack on peace but also reiterated that talks with Pakistan will go on. The Prime Minister who was in Frankfurt en route to New York for the 68th United Nations General Assembly session made the...
  • High alert in the state after twin terror attacks hit Jammu September 26, 2013

    The vehicles have been stopped at the highway near Kajwani Chowk in Jammu. All the vehicles are being stopped, especially those coming from Pathankot towards Jammu. This after a terror attack was seen at Kathua's Hiranagar wher the terrorists came in an auto and entered the police station and started...
  • Watch: Eyewitness account of J&K twin terror attack September 26, 2013

    Ten people including five policemen and three Army personnle have died in a twin terror attack in Jammu. Terrorists first attacked a police station and then attacked an Army camp. "We saw that 3 terrorists entered the police station and started firing continuously. 7 people died on the spot and...
  • Twin terror attack in J&K, 12 people including 3 Army men killed September 26, 2013

    Srinagar: Just 72 hours ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's meeting in New York, there have been two fresh terror attacks in Jammu. Terrorists attacked a police station in Kathua and an Army camp in Samba, leaving 10 people dead. An alert has now...
  • Terrorists attack a police station in Jammu, 7 dead September 26, 2013

    Srinagar: Just 72 hours ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's meeting in New York, seven people died on Thursday in a deadly terrorist attack in Jammu. Terrorists reportedly attacked a police station in Kathua killing five police personnel and two civilians. Many policemen have also...
  • Kishtwar violence: Train services disrupted in Jammu August 10, 2013

    Jammu: Rail services were disrupted on Saturday on the JammuPathankot route as the ABVP activists stopped a train at the Kathua railway station protesting the recent clashes at Kishtwar district. Demanding sacking of the Minister of State for Home, Sajjad Ahmed Kitchloo over the Kishtwar incident, the activists of ABVP...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: 18 people trapped in flash floods in Kathua rescued August 3, 2013

    Jammu: Eighteen people, who were trapped in the flashfloods in Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir, have been rescued by the Air Force personnel. The victims were trapped at various places as the Ujh river was flowing above the danger mark. Large areas in Hiranagar tehsil have been flooded after the...
  • J&K quake: Edu institutions to remain close on Thursday May 1, 2013

    Jammu: Authorities in the earthquake hit Doda and Kathua districts on Wednesday ordered closure of all educational institutions, keeping in view apprehension of aftershocks. As directed by District Development Commissioner (DDC), Kathua, all educational institutions of Bani, LohaiMalhar, Billawar, Mahanpur, Basohli and Bhaddu will remain close on Thursday, an official spokesman...
  • Jammu: Army jawans allegedly beat up cops, booked September 11, 2012

    Jammu: Army jawans allegedly ransacked a railway police station and beat up cops on duty, injuring six of them, in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. Cases were registered against the Army troopers for allegedly beating up and injuring the cops on Monday night, police officials said in Jammu on...
  • PWD supervisor killed, 4 injured in blast in Kathua July 23, 2012

    Jammu: A government employee was killed and four others injured in a powerful blast in the compound of a police station in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. During disposal of old blasting material by the Public Works Department (PWD) officials, a powerful explosion took place inside the compound...
  • J&K govt releases young stone pelter Faizan Rafiq April 6, 2011

    Amnesty International and human rights groups had launched a Free Faizan campaign with Faizan's family. ...
  • Yatra foiled, BJP leaders hoist flag at Kathua January 26, 2011

    Delhi: BJP's Ekta Yatra ended without unfurling the Tricolour in Srinagar. The day saw high drama as BJP's top leaders Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley were kept in custody in Jammu till afternoon. A handful of BJP workers managed to reach Srinagar, but were promptly rounded up by the state...