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  • J&K ground report: Houses in RS Pura bear signs of shelling, villagers continue to live in fear 2 days ago

    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...
  • Ceasefire violations: A virtual nightmare for people near the Indo-Pak border 3 days ago

    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 Indo-Pak politics for decades. One sees tearful women and...
  • NC, BJP workers clash after Amit Shah visits border camps following ceasefire violations 1 week ago

    Jammu: Clashes broke out between workers of the ruling National Conference and Bharatiya Janata Party after the latter's chief Amit Shah visited RS Pura sector in Jammu on Monday morning. Shah and BJP spokesperson Ram Madhav visited border camps in the morning following repeated ceasefire violation by the Pakistani Army. Clashes...
  • Ceasefire violation: Heavy firing by Pakistan troops kills 2 civilians; jawan, 3 others injured August 23, 2014

    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: Another ceasefire violation in RS Pura sector, one civilian injured August 22, 2014

    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...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in RS Pura sector August 18, 2014

    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: Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire, firing at BSF posts in RS Pura sector August 17, 2014

    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...
  • Sitting MLA and SP LS candidate Mitra Sen Yadav's car mows down 2-year-old boy March 10, 2014

    A two-year-old boy was mowed down on Sunday by a speeding car allegedly belonging to Samajwadi Party Lok Sabha candidate from Faizabad constituency, police said. "A case has been lodged in this regard. The vehicle that hit the boy was related to SP candidate Mitra Sen Yadav. We taking further action,"...
  • Nawaz Sharif should be given more time, says Salman Khurshid October 28, 2013

    Amid continued ceasefire violations by Pakistan, India, on Monday, expressed "disappointment" that a meeting of DGMOs of the two countries could not be scheduled so far as decided by their Prime Ministers. Articulating the view, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, however, said Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif should be given time. "I...
  • J&K: 55 Indian soldiers killed in Pakistani firing at LoC in 2013 October 23, 2013

    Jammu: India has lost 55 security personnel in 2013 due to repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan at the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. By the government's own estimate ceasefire violations have crossed 200 in the 10 months of 2013, which is much higher than the 117 reported in 2012. Talking...
  • J&K: Pakistan opens fire at LoC again, 1 BSF soldier killed, 3 injured October 23, 2013

    Srinagar: A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier was killed and three others were injured in RS Pura sector in Jammu and Kashmir as Pakistani troops opened heavy firing at 15 Indian posts. Mortar shelling went on for four hours on Tuesday night in RS Pura sector. The attack took place a day...
  • Pakistan troops violate ceasefire yet again, fires at Indian posts in RS Pura October 20, 2013

    In an escalation of ceasefire violations, Pakistani troops, on Sunday night, opened fire at six forward posts of the BSF along the International Border(IB) in Jammu district. According to a senior BSF officer, the Pakistani rangers resorted to unprovoked firing at the six Border Out Posts (BOP) in RS pura sub-sector...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan targets 10 Indian posts, 2 BSF jawans injured October 18, 2013

    Two BSF jawans were injured on Friday as Pakistani troops opened fire at ten border out posts and civilian areas along the International Border in Jammu and Samba districts. Violating the ceasefire, the Pakistani rangers fired on border out posts and forward civilian areas along International Border in R S Pura,...
  • J&K: Pak violates ceasefire again, opens fire in RS Pura and Akhnoor October 18, 2013

    Srinagar: Srinagar: In yet another incident of ceasefire violation, Pakistan has opened fired at Pargawal area in RS Pura and Akhnoor sector in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. Pakistani troops have resorted to heavy mortar shelling. The firing took place at around 6.30 pm and is still on. Meanwhile, no damage to...
  • J&K: 10th ceasefire violation by Pakistan in 7 days, 2 jawans injured October 18, 2013

    Srinagar: Pakistani troops continued to violate ceasefire agreement signed with India, firing at Indian posts at Noccobal Area in the RS Pura sector in Jammu. This is the 10th ceasefire violation by the neighbour in seven days. Two Indian jawans have also been injured in the firing. According to reports,there has been...
  • J&K: 2 men assault teenage girl for resisting rape April 23, 2013

    Jammu: A 17-year-old girl was brutally assaulted for resisting an alleged rape attempt by two men, who crushed her under their motorcycle and dumped her in a drain assuming her to be dead in RS Pura sector of Jammu district. The minor was on her way to a nearby school...
  • Kuch Karo Na - KLPD: Films with suggestive titles August 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The recent controversy around the name of Vivek Oberoi, Mallika Sherawat starrer ‘KLPD’ would bring a nostalgic feel to some of the elderly members of the society. There was a time when a film’s name was seen as the maker’s identity, unlike these times when all a producer...
  • Kalam's 10-point solution for Kudankulam row November 7, 2012

    Chennai: Former President APJ Abdul Kalam has mooted a 10-point development programme to resolve the Kudankulam deadlock in Tamil Nadu. Kalam, in a report, stated that the 10-point Kudankulam PURA (Providing Urban Amenities in Rural Areas) programme should be implemented by 2015. It involves an outlay of around Rs 200...
  • BSF post fired at from Pak side, 1 intruder killed October 2, 2009

    Jammu: An unidentified infiltrator was killed by Border Security Force (BSF) personnel after Pakistan again violated ceasefire along the International Border (IB) in Ranbir Singh Pura sector late on Thursday night, about 30 km from Jammu, official sources said. Pakistani troops reportedly fired small arms from across the border at...
  • BSF outpost faces firing from Pakistan border October 2, 2009

    Jammu: In the second incident of its kind in a fortnight, a BSF outpost on Wednesday night came under fire from across the International Border with Pakistan in R S Pura sector but there was no casualty on the Indian side, police officials in Jammu said. ...