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  • Pakistani troops violate ceasefire yet again, Army retaliates 3 days ago

    Jammu: Violating the ceasefire again, Pakistani troops once again targeted Indian forward posts along the Line of Control in Jammu district, on the eve of 15th Kargil Vijay Diwas. Pakistani troops opened unprovoked small arms firing at forward posts in Pallanwala sector of Jammu district around 2310 hours late last night,...
  • J&K: Pakistan fires at 10 BSF posts in RS Pora, Arania July 20, 2014

    Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing in RS Pora and Arania sector on 10 Border Security Force(BSF) posts on Sunday. BSF also responded to firing. Earlier Pakistani troopers violated the ceasefire on July 18 in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district after a flag meeting between the two sides. ...
  • Man crossing LoC held by Army, handed over to police June 16, 2014

    Jammu: The Indian Army on Sunday apprehended a man who crossed the Line of Control (LoC) into India in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir and handed him over to the police, an official said. "A civilian named Muhammad Hussain Faryab crossed the LoC in Krishna Ghati sector into our side...
  • Defence minister visits LoC in Kashmir June 15, 2014

    Srinagar: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley visited the forward areas on Sunday along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir and said Indian soldiers are doing a commendable job in safeguarding the country's borders. "Visited the Army Posts at the LoC in the Haji Pir Area. Our soldiers are doing a...
  • Fiscal disciplining required to put economy back on track: FM June 15, 2014

    Srinagar: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said fiscal disciplining is required to put the economy of the country back on tracks as India has witnessed two successive years of sub-five per cent growth. "At this time, you will require to take some decisions to make sure that the economy is...
  • Our soldiers capable of giving a befitting reply to ceasefire violations: Jaitley June 14, 2014

    Srinagar: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley is on a two day visit to the Line of Control (LoC) during which he is likely to review the security situation with the state government and senior military officials. Speaking on the ceasefire violation that took place along the LoC on Friday, the Defence...
  • J&K set for Jaitley's visit June 14, 2014

    Srinagar: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley will be heading out on a two day visit to the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday. The visit comes after Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire agreement, which took the life of one soldier of the Indian army. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on...
  • General Bikram Singh briefs PM on security situation June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: On a day Pakistani troops shelled Indian positions, Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh on Friday briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the security situation, including ceasefire violations, operational preparedness of the force and its requirements. The urgent need to upgrade infrastructure in areas bordering Pakistan and China was also...
  • Modi replies to Sharif's letter, says he looks forward to working with Pak June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Days after Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif wrote to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi expressing a desire to work with India, Modi too, has reciprocated the sentiment saying that he is looking forward to working with Pakistan. Sharif held a bilateral meeting with Modi on May 27 on the...
  • Pakistan again violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch May 21, 2014

    In yet another violation of ceasefire, Pakistani troops targeted Indian posts along Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, drawing a retaliation from Indian guards. There was no death, injury or damage to anyone on the Indian side of the LoC in the exchange of fire that...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC for the fifth time in 15 days May 11, 2014

    Jammu: Pakistani troops again targeted Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, drawing a retaliation from Indian troops. This was the fifth ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in the last fortnight. "Pakistani troops resorted to firing from small arms on Indian posts along...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire, fire at Indian posts in Mendhar May 4, 2014

    Mendhar: Pakistani forces violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday night by firing at Indian posts in the Mendhar sector of Poonch of Jammu and Kashmir. The violation was reported between 11.30 pm and 11.35 pm. The Pakistan Army started unprovoked firing using semi automatic and automatic...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire along the LoC, heavy firing reported April 25, 2014

    Jammu: Heavy firing has been reported along the LoC in the Kerni sector in Poonch. According to sources, firing started at 9 am on Friday has been continuing intermittently. Small arms and automatic weapons have been reportedly used. "Pak troops resorted to small arms firing and mortars firing on Indian...
  • Border dwellers cast their vote hoping for 'permanent peace' April 11, 2014

    People staying close to the Indo-Pak border turned out in large numbers to exercise their franchise on Thursday saying their's was vote against bullets from across the frontier. "We do not want to leave our homes due to Pak shelling and firing they resort to, breaking the ceasefire pact. Our vote...
  • J&K: Kupwara encounter ends, two terrorists gunned down April 8, 2014

    Srinagar: An encounter which took place in Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir leaving five dead ended on Tuesday evening. Two policemen, one Army personnel and two terrorists have been killed in the encounter. Four Army personnel were also injured. The encounter took place in the Zoonarewshi area of district Kupwara district near...
  • Pakistan may extend Non-Discriminatory market access to India by March March 10, 2014

    Pakistan is likely to extend Non-Discriminatory Market Access to India by the end of this month which would give a huge boost to bilateral trade ties, a media report on Monday said. Pakistan would get maximum tariff concessions for its export-oriented industry and in return will extend NDMA to India when...
  • Brother of dead INS Sindhuratna Officer refuses government compensation February 27, 2014

    New Delhi: As the ill-fated submarine INS Sindhuratna made its way to the Mumbai harbour it carried with it the news Indian Navy was dreading. The tragic news was the confirmation that its two officers "unaccounted for" during the mishap on board the Russian-built submarine had indeed suffocated to death...
  • Indo-Pak officials likely to meet next month on LoC trade February 27, 2014

    India and Pakistani officials are likely to meet in New Delhi next month to review Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for trade along the Line of Control in the wake of the row over arrest of a truck driver hailing from Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) for allegedly smuggling 'brown sugar' worth Rs.100 crore. Trading...
  • Cross LoC trade resumes on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad route February 26, 2014

    Cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad route resumed on Wednesday after remaining suspended for over five weeks. "The trade between the two sides of Kashmir on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road resumed today following agreement between the two sides on Monday to this effect," officials said. They said 22 trucks carrying goods from...
  • 11 security men killed in 208 LoC firing incident in 2013: Omar Abdullah February 21, 2014

    As many as 11 security personnel were killed while 24 others injured in 208 incidents of firing from across Lone of Control (LoC) in Jammu region last year, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said on Friday. 25 civilians were also injured in the firing from across the LoC. In a written reply...
  • Indo-Pak deadlock continues, cross LoC trade fails to resume February 20, 2014

    Srinagar: Cross LoC trade on the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad route failed to resume on Wednesday. Indian and Pakistani authorities had agreed to resume trade but no Pakistani trucks arrived at the crossing point. The PoK authorities had suspended trade and travel between the divided parts of Kashmir on January 17 after 114 packets...
  • Deadlock ends, trade on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad route to resume February 20, 2014

    Indian and Pakistani authorities have agreed to resume cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad route from Thursday. "The trade on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road will resume from Thursday," a senior official said after a meeting with PoK officials at Kaman Post. The meeting was called to end the deadlock over the...
  • Truckers from Kashmir and PoK return home February 12, 2014

    Srinagar: The 27 stranded truckers from Kashmir and 48 from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) were allowed to cross back into their own territories after a breakthrough was achieved nearly a month after cross LoC trade was stalled due to the arrest of a PoK driver carrying drugs. Kashmiri drivers who were...
  • Pakistan to release 27 Indian trucks detained in PoK February 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Pakistan has agreed to release 27 Indian trucks which were detained in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) almost three weeks after the incident, sources said on Wednesday. Authorities in PoK had detained the drivers and their trucks carrying goods from India to demand the release of their trucks and drivers detained...
  • People across Indo-Pak border rejoice as bus service at LoC resumes February 3, 2014

    People across the India-Pakistan border are heaving a sigh of relief with the bus service at LoC resuming after two week's deadlock between the two nations. ...
  • J&K: Bus service across LoC resumes after two weeks February 3, 2014

    Srinagar: After a 2 week deadlock between India and Pakistan, bus service across the Line of Control (LoC) resumed on Monday. The PoK authorities have detained 27 trucks and drivers of these vehicles at Chakoti across the LoC since January 17 following recovery of the drugs on this side. Authorities in...
  • Srinagar-Muzaffarabad peace bus service to resume from Monday January 30, 2014

    Inching towards the resolution of the deadlock over the cross LoC trade, Indian and Pakistan officials on Thursday decided to resume the operations of the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad peace bus from Monday. A senior state government official said the decision was taken at a meeting held at the Kaman Post on the LoC...
  • Pakistan troops violate truce, target Indian forward posts January 29, 2014

    Jammu: Violating the ceasefire, Pakistani troops on Wednesday resorted to small arms firing on Indian forward posts along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, drawing retaliation from border guards. "Enemy (Pakistani troops) fired from their small arms (on Indian forward posts along the...
  • No PM can revoke J&K's special status, says Omar Abdullah January 29, 2014

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has said no Prime Minister can revoke Article 370 of the Constitution granting special status to the state "without calling into question" its accession to India. Dismissing a question on whether he was worried at the prospect of BJP's Narendra Modi becoming the Prime...
  • 27 Kashmiri truck drivers held in PoK for 11 days, families protest January 28, 2014

    Baramullah: Families of 27 Kashmiri truck drivers who have been held in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) blocked traffic on the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad highway on Monday demanding their immediate release. The protesters urged the Centre to mount pressure on Pakistan to free their men who have been detained for 11 days now. For 80-year-old Jauhari...