Anti-mine boots procured for troops in forward posts: Army commander

Anti-mine boots procured for troops in forward posts: Army commander

Jammu: The Army has procured special anti-mine boots for troops deployed along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir with twin aims of facilitating domination of the landmine-infested forward areas and hot pursuit of militants if necessary, a top Army officer said. As part of the counter-infiltration grid, the soldiers have to get into […]

‘Pak soldier killed in Indian firing’

‘Pak soldier killed in Indian firing’

Islamabad: A Pakistani soldier was killed in “unprovoked firing” by Indian troops along the Line of Control (LoC), the army said on Thursday. Sepoy Zaheer Ahmed was killed in Thub Sector due to “unprovoked firing by Indian troops,” army spokesman Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said in a statement. Pakistan troops “retaliated effectively and engaged enemy’s […]

Pak summons Indian diplomat to condemn ‘unprovoked firing’

Pak summons Indian diplomat to condemn ‘unprovoked firing’

Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh and condemned the “unprovoked firing” on the Line of Control by Indian troops that killed a woman. Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal summoned Singh and “condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations” by the Indian forces, the Foreign Office said. Faisal said that the firing […]

BSF holds talks with people living along IB

BSF holds talks with people living along IB

Jammu: To build a better coordination with people residing along the International Border (IB), the BSF Saturday organised a public meeting at its headquarters here and discussed various issues pertaining to border management, especially during “ceasefire violations” by Pakistan. Over 250 public personalities from various border areas, including Arnia, R S Pura, Marh, Ghajansu, Pargwal, […]

Cross-LoC firing again in Tangdar, woman injured, teenage boy in PaK killed

Cross-LoC firing again in Tangdar, woman injured, teenage boy in PaK killed

Kupwara: A woman was injured in Hajitra village in Tangdar village of frontier Kupwara district and a teenage boy in Leepa valley of Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) was killed in fresh cross-firing by Indian and Pakistan troops across the Line of Control (LoC) on Wednesday evening. Official sources said that Pakistani forces targeted several Indian Army […]

India, Pakistan trade gunfire at Tangdar

India, Pakistan trade gunfire at Tangdar

Kupwara: The armies of India and Pakistan exchanged heavy gunfire across the Line of Control (LoC) on Wednesday in Tangdar sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Official sources said that at about 5am, Pakistani forces targeted several Indian Army posts near Jal post in Tangdar sector. They said that the Indian Army in the area […]

India asserts ‘territorial integrity’ at UN session on ‘right to self-determination’

India asserts ‘territorial integrity’ at UN session on ‘right to self-determination’

United Nations: First Secretary in India’s Permanent Mission to the UN, Paulomi Tripathi, slammed Pakistan for raising the Kashmir issue at the UN General Assembly and insisted that the right to self-determination cannot be abused to undermine a nation’s territorial integrity. Tripathi was responding to Pakistani envoy Maleeha Lodhi’s remarks at the UNGA session that […]

‘Indian Army targets Pak military admin HQs in PaK’

‘Indian Army targets Pak military admin HQs in PaK’

Jammu: The Indian Army has targeted Pakistani military administrative headquarters across the Line of Control in retaliation to the recent shelling in Poonch and Jhallas, security officials said Monday. The Army retaliated in the Khuiratta and Samani areas of Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK), they said. The Pakistani army had shelled the brigade headquarters and other Indian […]

Northern Army Commander reviews security situation in central Kashmir

Northern Army Commander reviews security situation in central Kashmir

Srinagar: Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh reviewed the security situation in central Kashmir Monday and commended the troops for their dedication to duty. He was accompanied by Commander of Srinagar-based Chinar Corps, Lt Gen A K Bhatt, an army official said. Lt Gen Singh also visited the Army’s 92 Base Hospital at Badamibagh […]

Adviser Kumar visits IB to review operational preparedness

Adviser Kumar visits IB to review operational preparedness

Jammu: Adviser to governor Monday visited forward areas along the International Border in Samba and Kathua districts and reviewed the security situation. Vijay Kumar visited BSF headquarters at Paloura Camp in Jammu where he was welcomed by Additional DG BSF (Western Command) Kamal Nayan Choubey and IG BSF (Jammu Frontier) Ram Awtar. The IG BSF […]

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