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  • J&K: Defence Minister, Army pay tribute to Uri terror attack martyrs 1 week ago

    Srinagar: A week after the deadly terrorist attack in the Uri sector of Jammu & Kashmir, the Army on Thursday paid tribute to the soldiers who were slain in the attack. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was also present for the ceremony in memory of the martyred soldiers. "The brave Army personnel's...
  • J&K elections: Despite spurt in terror attacks, 3rd phase records 58 pc voter turnout December 9, 2014

    Srinagar: Notwithstanding the spurt in terror attacks and election boycott call given by separatists, third phase of the five-phased Legislative Assembly elections in 16 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir recorded a remarkable voter turnout. Several seats, including Uri constituency - where eight Army personnel, three policemen and six foreign terrorists...
  • Gurdaspur's Manpreet Singh martyred in Uri, laid to rest with full state honours December 8, 2014

    Gurdaspur on Sunday bid farewell to Gunner Manpreet Singh who was killed fighting terrorists in Uri on Friday. The martyr's body was brought from Srinagar to Gurdaspur and was cremated with full state honours. Several top ranking officers attended the funeral and paid their respects. ...
  • J&K polls: Terror attack shocks Uri people, fear government will shift focus from development December 7, 2014

    Uri(Kashmir): "I used to travel to Karachi and Rawalpindi via Uri before 1947. Nothing has changed since then. Everything looks the same except the huge presence of army. It is a very underdeveloped area. No tourist visits this place" says an 85 years old taxi driver from Srinagar Gulam Mohammed....
  • Kashmir attacks: Families of martyrs bound by grief December 7, 2014

    Families of security personnel who lost their lives fighting terrorists in serial attacks in Jammu and Kashmir are stuck by grief. However, they are proud of the sacrifice made by their loved ones. ...
  • Pakistan should be given an answer for terror attacks in J&K, says retired Army Chief Malik December 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Retired Army Chief General VP Malik has called for a fit reply to be given to Pakistan after Kashmir Valley was rocked by four terror attacks by terrorists from across the border who stormed an Army camp in Uri leaving 11 security personnel including a Lt Colonel dead...
  • News360: Terrorists target 4 towns in Kashmir, 21 killed December 5, 2014

    Jammu and Kashmir witnessed a bloody and black Friday with terrorists stepping up attacks across the valley, just four days before polling is scheduled to be held for the third phase in the five-phased Legislative Assembly elections in 16 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir, where a very high voter turnout...
  • Uri: 8 Army men, 6 terrorists killed in 12-hour-long encounter December 5, 2014

    It has been a testing day for Jammu and Kashmir with four terror strikes in different parts of the state. In the first encounter that lasted for nearly 12 hours, security forces successfully killed all six terrorists who tried to enter an Army fortification in the Uri sector. However, seven...
  • Terrorists target 4 towns in Kashmir before third phase of J&K elections, 21 killed December 5, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir witnessed a bloody and black Friday with terrorists stepping up attacks across the valley, just four days before polling is scheduled to be held for the third phase in the five-phased Legislative Assembly elections in 16 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir, where a very high voter...
  • 3 armymen from 24 Punjab, 5 from 31 Field Regiment martyred while eliminating terrorists in Uri December 5, 2014

    Uri: It has been a testing day for Jammu and Kashmir with four terror strikes in different parts of the state. In the first encounter that lasted for nearly 12 hours, security forces successfully killed all six terrorists who tried to enter an Army fortification in the Uri sector. However,...
  • J&K: Foreigners terrorists who attacked Army fortification in Uri were heavily armed December 5, 2014

    Srinagar: The group of six foreign terrorists who attacked an Army fortification in Uri sector of Jammu & Kashmir early on Friday morning were well equipped and heavily armed. After a gun battle that killed all the six terrorists, the Army seized six AK rifles with 55 Magazines, two...
  • Four terror strikes in less than 12 hours in Jammu and Kashmir; Uri, Srinagar, Shopian and Tral targeted December 5, 2014

    Srinagar: It has been a testing day for Jammu and Kashmir with four terror strikes in different parts of the state. In the first encounter that lasted for nearly 12 hours, security forces successfully killed all six terrorists who tried to enter an Army fortification in the Uri sector. However,...
  • J&K: Army guns down six terrorists, lose 8 soldiers, 3 policemen also killed in Uri encounter December 5, 2014

    Uri: The security forces have successfully ended the encounter in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir by killing all six terrorists that entered an Army fortification. However, the Army also lost eight of its soldiers and three senior police officers in the attack. The encounter started in the Mohura area of...
  • Watch: Army fortification under attack by terrorists, encounter still on December 5, 2014

    At least nine people are dead in an encounter between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir. Those dead include four army men and two policemen. The encounter happened in the Mohura area of Uri. ...
  • Militant attack on army desperate attempt to disrupt peace: Omar Abdullah December 5, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said the attack on the army camp in Uri area of Baramulla district was a "desperate attempt" to disrupt peace and normalcy. "Once again shows the desperate levels militants will go to disrupt peace and normalcy," Omar wrote on micro-blogging site...
  • Uri's border villages with Kashmiri Pandit population excited about J&K election December 4, 2014

    Lagama (Near Uri in Baramulla district of Jammu & Kashmir): Lagama is a small non-nondescript village less than 4 KM from Uri on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad national highway. The terrain is hilly and the entire village of less than 2000 population is perched on the slopes of a high mountain. River Jheelum...
  • J&K: Fire breaks out in Uri II power project November 20, 2014

    Srinagar: A fire on Thursday broke out in the Uri-II power project in Baramulla district of north Kashmir but no one has been injured in the incident so far, an official said. "The fire broke out in Uri-II power project early this morning. Fire tenders from Uri and Baramulla district headquarter...
  • PM favours PPP model in power sector July 4, 2014

    Uri: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday favoured Public Private Partnership model in power sector and described renewable sources of energy as the answer to the country's growing power needs. Inaugurating the 240Megawatt UriII Hydro Electric Project (HEP) located near the Line of Control in Baramulla district of Kashmir, he said...
  • 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...
  • J&K: Pakistan fires at the Uri sector, kills one Indian Army JCO October 28, 2013

    Srinagar: Pakistan violated ceasefire yet again on Monday along the Line of Control in the Uri sector. An Indian Army Junior Commissioned Officer was killed in the firing by Pakistani troops. The SrinagarMuzaffarabad bus service has been suspended for Monday following the incident. The Army is ascertaining if it was a...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Mendhar, fires at Indian posts August 8, 2013

    After the ceasefire violation in Uri earlier this week, there were reports of another ceasefire violation from the Medher sector where Pakistani troops reportedly fired at Indian posts last night. ...
  • Uri: Despite tensions, IndoPak trade continues smoothly January 19, 2013

    Uri: As the colourfully decorated trucks from across the border pull up at the Salamabad, the Uri transLoC trade facility, 35yearold trader Tajamul Masoodi is beaming with joy. It's business as usual for the apple merchant. Trade through the Uri road is running smoothly in contrast to ChakandaBagh, Poonch, where...
  • Pakistan using streams in Uri for infiltration January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: General Officer Commanding, Northern Command, Lieutenant General KT Parnaik on Tuesday denied Pakistan's allegations that Indian soldiers had attacked its posts and also revealed the reality of the Line of Control on Tuesday by releasing maps of the area where the conflict took place. Pakistan had alleged that on...
  • CrossLoC trade on despite simmering tension January 12, 2013

    Srinagar: The crossLine of Control (LoC) trade on SrinagarMuzaffarabad road is continuing, notwithstanding the current tension on the IndoPak border. Goods worth Rs 19.92 crore were exchanged during this week at the Salamabad Trade Facilitation Centre in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir, which witnessed the first round of ceasefire...
  • World View: Is the IndiaPak LoC ceasefire in danger? January 11, 2013

    Hello and welcome to the special edition of World View, coming to you from Islamabad, Pakistan. At a time when tension between India and Pakistan are high, I will be joined on the show by Muhammad Malik. Thank you so much for joining us. He is a senior journalist, leading...
  • Ground report from LoC areas where Pak violated ceasefire January 11, 2013

    Reports of firing on Thursday evening came from Poonch, which is where the IndiaPakistan conflict on ceasefire violation had flared up. CNNIBN is on ground zero. CNNIBN correspondents Arunoday Mukharji and Mufti Islah report from near the LoC in Poonch and Uri. ...
  • Is Pak army acting independent of Islamabad's politics? January 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Pakistan again violated the ceasefire in Mendhar and Poonch with the Indian Army reporting renewed firing since Thursday evening. Army sources told CNNIBN that Indian units retaliated to the firing and while they were not aware of any casualties, Pakistan claimed one of its soldiers had been killed,...
  • Won't allow ceasefire violation to affect ties with Pak: Govt January 6, 2013

    Union Minister Salman Khurshid said that India will not allow the incident to affect "anything else" that the government "is doing". ...
  • Avalanche warning issued in Kashmir Valley December 16, 2012

    Srinagar: Authorities on Sunday issued an avalanche warning for the higher reaches of the Kashmir Valley, advising them to move about with utmost caution. "Medium danger avalanche warning is issued for people living in Keran, Tangdhar, Machil, Chowkibal, Gurez, Bannihal, Uri and Gulmarg areas," Aamir Ali, head of disaster management...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire again, kills 2 civilians October 16, 2012

    Srinagar: Two civilians were killed on Tuesday in yet another unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan troops in Uri sector of the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Baramulla district, a defence officer said. Defence spokesman Lieutenant Colonel JS Brar said, "Two civilians were killed when Pakistani troops fired a mortar...