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  • Police alerted about JeM carrying 'fidayeen' attack in Delhi April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Security agencies have alerted the Delhi Police about possibility of terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad carrying out a 'fidayeen' attack in the city, similar to the one carried out at an Army camp in Samba in Jammu and Kashmir. Based on intelligence inputs, the central security agencies said in an advisory...
  • J&K CM Mufti Sayeed hits out at Pakistan over terror attacks, asks it to control terrorism if it wants peace March 22, 2015

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday hit out at Pakistan over terror attacks in the state and asked it to control terrorism if it wants peace. Condemning twin terror attacks in the state, Sayeed while addressing the state Assembly said, "Terror attack is a conspiracy to...
  • J&K: 2 terrorists killed during encounter with Army in Samba, 2 securitymen injured March 21, 2015

    Srinagar: Two terrorists were killed during a fierce encounter with the Army in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. A Major and a jawan were injured during the attack at the Army camp on Jammu-Pathankote National Highway in Samba. A civilian was also injured outside the camp and was...
  • J&K: Terrorists attack Army camp in Samba district, 2 security personnel, 1 civilian injured March 21, 2015

    Srinagar: In the second strike in two days, Pakistan backed terrorists attacked an Army camp in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. One major and a jawan were injured during the attack at the Army camp on Jammu-Pathankote National Highway in Samba. A civilian was also injured outside the...
  • BJP softens stand on AFSPA, says can be lifted from peaceful areas of J&K March 16, 2015

    Jammu: Softening its stand on the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Jammu and Kashmir, Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday said it was in favour of partial revocation of the law from the peaceful areas of the state. "BJP is with it. Wherever there is a need to lift...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire along International Border in Samba March 12, 2015

    Jammu: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire by resorting to firing along the Indo-Pak border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, a Border Security Force officer said on Wednesday. Pakistan Rangers fired two rounds on a STOP-2 post of BSF along the International Border (IB) in Ramgarh sector on Tuesday. BSF did...
  • J&K: BSF foils infiltration bid in Samba region January 24, 2015

    Sambha: A major infiltration bid by terrorists has been foiled by the Border Security Force (BSF) ahead of President Obama's visit in the Samba region of Jammu and Kashmir. The Home Ministry has said that the infiltration bid happened in the Sabma sector on Thursday night. The BSF has said that a...
  • J&K: Fresh firing along the border on Monday night, Pakistani forces target 45 Indian posts January 6, 2015

    Jammu: Ceasefire violations along the border continue with Pakistan resorting to fresh firing and shelling for two hours late on Monday night. Pakistani forces targeted 45 Indian posts in Samba, Hiranagar, Kathua, Ramgad and Arnia sectors. One BSF soldier was killed in Hiranagar on Monday. Border Security Force Director General DK...
  • Top Intelligence meet underway at Home Ministry on internal security, ties with Pakistan January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: A high level Intelligence meet on internal security is underway at the office of the Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday. The situation along the international border with Pakistan is also on the agenda for the meet. The Chief of the Intelligence Bureau, the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, BSF soldier killed December 31, 2014

    Jammu: In the second ceasefire violation in the past 24 hours, Pakistani Rangers fired on a BSF patrol party along the International Border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, killing a soldier and injuring another. There was heavy firing by Pakistan on a patrolling party of BSF along IB in...
  • 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...