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  • Pakistan violates ceasefire, objects to construction on Indian side November 30, 2014

    Jammu: Pakistan rangers on Sunday opened fire on Indian border posts after objecting to construction by Border Security Force on the Indian side in Samba sector in Jammu and Kashmir. The Border Security Force retaliated to the ceasefire violations. No casualties have been reported so far. The Pakistani rangers fired around...
  • J&K polls: 195 candidates file nominations for 4th phase November 26, 2014

    Jammu: A total of 195 candidates have filed their nominations for the fourth phase of polls to be held in 18 Assembly constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir on December 14. As the deadline for the filing of nominations closed on Wednesday, a total of 195 candidates have filed their papers...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire, targets IB areas in Samba, Jammu and Kathua October 23, 2014

    Jammu: Pakistan Rangers violated ceasefire several times and resorted to firing on Border Out Posts along the International Border in Samba, Kathua and Jammu districts, on a day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Jammu and Kashmir. "Pakistan Rangers resorted to...
  • Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7: Madhuri Dixit does a mindblowing samba act on the opening weekend of the dancebased reality show June 10, 2014

    If you thought iconic actress Madhuri Dixit was all about grace and poise, you may now be forced to think differently. With her amazing samba act on the seventh season of the dancebased reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa', Dixit proved that she can be a badass too. She totally nailed the...
  • Ceasefire violation ends as BSF gives befitting reply to Pakistan October 26, 2013

    Guns fell silent, on Saturday, after 12day border skirmishes as BSF troops gave befitting reply to Pakistan by using equal calibre weapons in lethal retaliatory action along the International Border (IB) in Jammu frontier. "There has been no ceasefire violation from Pakistani side from yesterday evening till this evening... Guns have...
  • J&K: Villagers flee as ceasefire violations by Pakistan escalate October 21, 2013

    The village of Suchetgarh in Samba district is now deserted after all villagers fled the area while schools in Pargwal have been ordered closed. ...
  • J&K: BSF foils infiltration bid in Samba, intruder killed October 19, 2013

    Border troops on Saturday foiled an infiltration bid along the IndoPak border in Samba district, killing an intruder. There was movement of suspected persons along the International Border in KulianSuchetpur Border Out Posts in Samba district in the wee hours, police said. BSF troops of 09 Battalion challenged them and opened fire...
  • No end to Army operation in Keran, gunbattle enters 13th day October 6, 2013

    Srinagar: Thirteen days since the operation in Keran started, the gunfight between the Army and the terrorists is still on. The Army is battling 30 to 40 terrorists who had infiltrated in the Keran sector. This even as Army Chief General Bikram Singh said the Keran intrusion is in no...
  • Army foils another infiltration bid in Keran, 4 terrorists killed October 5, 2013

    Srinagar: The Army on Saturday foiled another infiltration bid in Keran sector after a 2hour gunbattle with the terrorists. Four terrorists have been killed in the incident and six AK 47 rifles, 4 pistols and other warlike ammunitions have been recovered from the terrorists. This incident has been reported from the...
  • J&K: 3 infiltration bids foiled along the LoC in 24 hours October 4, 2013

    Srinagar: Indian Army on Friday foiled an infiltration bid in Gujjardur area near Shallabattu in Jammu. Two infiltrators have been killed in the incident. This is third ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the Line of Control in 24 hours with two being reported from Jammu alone. Another ceasefire violation on international border...
  • J&K: Army orders probe in Samba twin terror attacks September 28, 2013

    Army has ordered a probe into the suicide attack by terrorists in Samba in Jammu and Kashmir in which four of its personnel including a Lt Col were killed. A probe has been ordered into Thursday's terror attack and a team will go into the entire incident and find out if...
  • 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...
  • Remembering the martyrs of Jammu terror attack September 27, 2013

    Hours after terror attack hit Jammu, grieving families await bodies of their loved ones. Lt Col Bikramjeet Singh who was among the 12 dead in the Samba attack will be cremated on Friday. Singh who was last posting was in Ganganagar. He is survived by wife and an eightyearold...
  • 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...
  • Twin terror attack in Jammu: Firing on in Samba September 26, 2013

    Here is a look at the spot where the terrorists attacked the Samba area place at around 6.45 on Thursday morning. The terrorists attacked the police station first and then left in a vehicle. ...
  • 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...
  • PM calls Jammu terror strike an attack on peace September 26, 2013

    Frankfurt: 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...
  • 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...
  • LoC killings: Rajasthan's BSF jawan injured in crossborder firing dies at AIIMS August 12, 2013

    A BSF troop, injured in crossborder firing in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district on August 5, succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in Delhi on Sunday. Head Constable Ram Niwas Meena, admitted for treatment at AIIMS since he was injured along the International Border with Pakistan died at 12:30...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Infiltration bid foiled in Samba May 7, 2013

    Srinagar: An infiltration attempt was foiled in the Samba area around Jammu border on Tuesday morning. Gunfire was reportedly exchanged between infiltrators and security personnel for 30 minutes. A string of clashes along the 742km LoC last month marked the worst violations of ceasefire that was put in place by India and...
  • J&K: Army jawan found hanging from a tree in Samba April 15, 2013

    Jammu: An Army jawan allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree in the Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Monday. The body of Naik Bhagwan Singh, a jawan of 23 Grenadiers, was found hanging from a tree near his official quarters at Bari Brahmana area of...
  • Samba Army fracas case: Five personnel sacked March 13, 2013

    Srinagar: An Army Court of Inquiry into the clash between officer and soldiers of an armoured unit in Samba sector of Jammu and Kashmir has ordered the termination of services of five jawans. The inquiry also called for administrative action against four officers, five JCOs and disciplinary action against three...
  • QPR sign Samba for clubrecord fee January 31, 2013

    London: Queens Park Rangers have signed defender Christopher Samba for an undisclosed clubrecord fee from Anzhi Makhachkala, the Premier League team said on Thursday. The 28yearold centre back has signed a fourandahalf year contract with the struggling west London club, subject to the player receiving international clearance. Samba, a Congo international...
  • J&K: Constable molests college girl inside moving bus December 27, 2012

    Jammu: A police constable on Thursday allegedly molested a college girl inside a moving bus in Samba district, triggering protests by locals who also blocked a highway demanding action against him. The district police acted swiftly and arrested constable Rajinder Singh, who is posted in Kot Bhalwal central jail, a...
  • Pak resorts to firing along IB in Samba, two injured October 1, 2012

    Jammu: In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops on Monday fired on Indian posts and a forward village along the International Border (IB) in Samba sector of Jammu and Kashmir, leaving a couple injured. "There was firing from across the border on Indian forward locations in Chachwal border belt in Samba...
  • Jawan's suicide led to unrest among troops: Antony September 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Defence Minister AK Antony on Tuesday said suicide by a jawan had led to "unrest" among troops of an Army unit deployed in Samba sector in Jammu and Kashmir. However, Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh had claimed that the two incidents were "not connected". Officers and jawans of the 16the...