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  • Hurriyat attacks Omar Abdullah for proposing to convert LoC into border April 16, 2015

    Srinagar: Moderate Hurriyat Conference on Thursday hit out at National Conference leader Omar Abdullah for advocating conversion of Line of Control between India and Pakistan into a permanent border, saying he was running away from the historical and geographical reality of the issue. "Omar's statement on conversion of LoC into international...
  • 86.6 per cent more civilian casualties in J&K in 2014: Home Ministry March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed 86.66 per cent more casualties of civilians and 30.58 per cent increase in terror incidents in 2014 in comparison to the previous year. According to the 2014-15 annual report of the Home Ministry, there were 224 incidents of violence in Jammu and Kashmir...
  • J&K: Pakistan truck driver held on drug charges, LoC trade suspended February 8, 2015

    Srinagar: A Pakistan truck driver has been held on drug charges in Uri district of Jammu and Kashmir resulting in the suspension of trade across the Line of Control. The customs official and the state police personnel in Uri recovered 305 packets of drugs. Ministry of External Affairs said, "The law of...
  • Ceasefire violation by Pakistan along Arnia, RS Pura sectors in Jammu, 3 civilians injured January 30, 2015

    Jammu: In another ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers on Thursday night resorted to small arms and firing on border out-posts (BoPs) along the international border of R S Pura and Arnia sub-sectors of Jammu district from 8.45 pm, injuring three civilians. Border Security Force (BSF) troops along the Line of Control (LOC)...
  • Steps should be taken defend territorial integrity: President January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: India should take all steps to ensure internal and external security and territorial integrity, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Saturday expressing serious concern over repeated ceasefire violations on LoC and recent incursions off the coastal line. He also said the scourge of Left-Wing extremism should be tackled through...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 6, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay January 6, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Sunanda Pushkar was poisoned, says Delhi Police; files murder case January 6, 2015

    A year after Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in her hotel room, Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Tuesday said that a murder case has been filed in it. Sunanda Pushkar was staying at the Leela Hotel in the national capital when she was found...
  • Pakistan firing kills two Army jawans, one woman; triggers migration in border areas of J&K January 3, 2015

    Srinagar/Jammu: Bullets and mortar shells continue to fly across the India-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir. Two Indian Army jawans and a woman were killed while 11 people injured as Pakistani troops targeted villages and security posts at various places in Jammu and Kashmir since Friday night which triggered migration...
  • J&K: Heavy firing on BSF posts in Hiranagar sector, one woman killed January 3, 2015

    Jammu: One woman was killed and six injured in the fresh firing by Pakistan Rangers on BSF posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Hiranagar sector on Saturday afternoon. The fresh round of firing took place after three Pakistan Rangers soldiers were killed in a strong retaliation from India. The firing came right...
  • Indian Army denies any 'unusual' Pakistan troop along the border in J&K January 2, 2015

    Jammu: The Indian Army has denied reports of any 'unusual' troop movement from Pakistan along the border in Jammu and Kashmir. The clarification from the Army comes after there were reports of the Pakistani Army moving forward from their posts along the international border and Line of Control in Jammu...
  • Pakistan Army moving forward after India's strong retaliation along the border in J&K: Sources January 2, 2015

    Jammu: Pakistan Army is moving forward after India's strong retaliation along the international border and Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, say external intelligence sources. Pakistani Army troops have crossed several posts which are normally manned by Pakistani Rangers, the equivalent of India's Border Security Force. In the last few...
  • India warns Pakistan of collateral damage as ceasefire violations continue January 2, 2015

    As Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar that the neighbours have still not learnt any lessons. He warned Pakistan of Collateral damage if the firing continues from across the border. Our two neighbours at the northern front China and Pakistan are not comfortable with us. Pakistan...
  • 50-60 terrorists waiting to enter J&K from Pakistan, says BSF; border remains red hot January 1, 2015

    New Delhi:Terming the ceasefire violations by Pakistan as "utter frustration", Inspector General Border Security Force, Jammu frontier Rakesh Sharma said India will launch a strong protest over the firing along the International Border. One BSF soldier has been killed and another injured in the "unprovoked firing" by Pakistan Rangers. "Pakistan has...
  • Braving all odds, Army guards LoC in Gurez to stop infiltration before it snows November 28, 2014

    Gurez: Braving all odds, particularly cold and harsh conditions at the forward posts in the border town of Gurez in North Kashmir, the Army has maintained round-the-clock vigil along the Line of Control (LoC) to stop terrorists from sneaking into this side from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) before snow blocks all...
  • Army foils infiltration bids on LoC in Jammu November 27, 2014

    Jammu: Army has foiled two infiltration bids on the line of control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir during the last 48 hours. A senior army officer told IANS in winter capital Jammu on Thursday,"A group of heavily armed terrorists tried to infiltrate at Panjni Nallah in Balakote sector...
  • Cut off from India for 6 months due to snow, Gurez set to vote in large numbers in Jammu & Kashmir elections November 22, 2014

    Gurez: Situated bang on the Line of Control separating India and Pakistan, the enchanting and sparsely populated constituency of Gurez is going to vote in the first phase of Jammu and Kashmir elections on November 25. Nestled among high mountains and with Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) on three sides, Gurez...
  • J&K: Undeterred by disturbances at LoC, villagers say will vote in elections November 22, 2014

    Despite the recent exchange of fire at the Line of Control, residents of border village say they would exercise their franchise in the upcoming Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections. ...
  • J&K: Five Army men, including two officers convicted in 2010 Machil fake encounter case November 13, 2014

    Srinagar: The Army has convicted five of its men including two officers for killing three youngsters in a fake encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Machil in 2010. All convicts have been awarded life imprisonment and their service benefits have been suspended. However, the Northern Army Commander is yet to confirm...
  • Pakistan lodges protest with India over civilian death October 29, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday lodged a protest with India over alleged cross border firing that killed an elderly man, the Foreign Office said. The 70-year-old civilian was killed on Tuesday in Rawlakot sector in shelling by Indian troops across the Line of Control (LoC), the Foreign Office said. Pakistan has...
  • No sweets offered by BSF to Pakistan Rangers on Diwali October 23, 2014

    Amritsar: In the wake of repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the LoC, the BSF has not offered sweets to the Pakistan Rangers on the occasion of Diwali festival. "In the light of present scenario with Pakistan, this time India has decided not to offer sweets to Pakistan on the...
  • Pakistan Army to 'forcefully' respond to cross-border firing October 22, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan's military said that while it wants peace on the eastern border with India, it will "forcefully" retaliate to every incident of firing by the Indian army, amid reports of fresh clashes on the border. Military spokesman Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa told media that the armed forces were fully...
  • India cannot carry out surgical strikes inside Pakistan: Sartaj Aziz October 16, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday said that India cannot afford to carry out "surgical strikes" inside the country as it is aware of Pakistan's response to any such action. National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz claimed that the current border tension was part of a bigger conspiracy by Indian government to blame...
  • Ready to ensure safe environment for Assembly Polls: Army October 15, 2014

    Srinagar: Army on Wednesday said it was ready to ensure a safe environment for conduct of assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir whenever the Election Commission of India fixes the dates for the exercise due before the end of 2014. "From the security point of view, we are ready to ensure...
  • Pakistan briefs Diplomatic Corps in Islamabad on LoC tension October 14, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday held a detailed briefing for Islamabad-based foreign diplomats on the tension along the border with India, as part of efforts to highlight the Kashmir issue at the international level. Foreign Office said the "entire Diplomatic Corps" was invited for a briefing on the situation arising due to...
  • 'Pakistan wants peace with India' October 13, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan wants peaceful ties with India but would fittingly respond if it tries to impose war, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said. Dar made these comments while speaking to media in Washington on Sunday where he was present to discuss a range of strategic and economic issues with US...
  • Pakistan says 12 dead in border clashes with India, appeals to UN October 13, 2014

    Islamabad: Indian firing across a disputed border with Pakistan has killed 12 civilians and injured 52 in Pakistan so far this month, according to a Sunday press release from the Foreign Ministry. Sartaj Aziz, the adviser to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on national security and foreign affairs, said that officials from...
  • UN chief Ban Ki-moon asks India, Pakistan to resolve their issues through dialogue October 9, 2014

    United Nations: UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Thursday expressed concern over the escalating tensions between India and Pakistan along the LoC and asked the two nations to resolve all differences through dialogue and engage constructively for a long-term solution for peace and stability in Kashmir. The Secretary-General is "concerned about the...
  • India must act responsibly along the LoC: Pakistan Defence Minister October 9, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Thursday asked India to act responsibly along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir region. Asif said Pakistan was fully capable of giving a befitting reply to Indian aggression, The Nation reported. "We don't want to convert border tension between two nuclear neighbours...
  • Pak blames India for aggression, says it can retaliate October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Pakistan on Thursday dumped the entire blame for the ongoing border tension on India, claiming that its army never targeted civilians and that Indian aggression on the border was resulting in casualties in Pakistan. "There is loss of life and property on the Pakistani side. The Pakistani Army is...