Pakistan shall be ‘punished’ for activities detrimental to India: Army commander

Pakistan shall be ‘punished’ for activities detrimental to India: Army commander

UDHAMPUR: The Army’s Northern Command chief, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh said Friday Pakistan shall be “punished” if it carries out activities detrimental to India and asserted that befitting replies were given to the neighbouring nation for violating ceasefire. The Army commander’s comments come in the wake of fatalities in sniping incidents along the Line of […]

No plans to grant MFN status to India: Pak govt

No plans to grant MFN status to India: Pak govt

LAHORE: Pakistan has “no immediate plans” to grant Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India, a senior aide to Prime Minister Imran Khan has said, amid the chill in bilateral ties. Asked whether the government was considering granting MFN status to India and that Prime Minister Khan was keen to hold peace talks with the […]

Armed Pak intruder killed along LoC: Army

Armed Pak intruder killed along LoC: Army

Jammu: Army on Tuesday killed a heavily-armed Pakistani intruder along the Line of Control (LoC) in Akhnoor sector here, officials said. “An armed intruder was noticed trying to infiltrate into this side in Pallanwalla area of Akhnoor sector and was challenged by the alert Army personnel,” an Army officer said. He said the intruder opened […]

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 […]

Two soldiers killed by Pak snipers along LoC

Two soldiers killed by Pak snipers along LoC

Jammu: An Army soldier was killed Sunday by a Pakistani sniper along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said, the third fatal casualty due to sniping from across the border in three days. The soldier, manning a forward post in Kalal area of Noushera sector, was shot by a […]

‘IAF alive to emerging threats in neighbourhood’

‘IAF alive to emerging threats in neighbourhood’

NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force is “very much alive” to emerging threats that could arise in the Indo Pacific region, Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa said Sunday, and asserted that his force was prepared to deal with any challenge to protect India’s national interests. He also said there is cause for concern over […]

Army soldier killed in Rajouri

Army soldier killed in Rajouri

Jammu: An Army soldier was killed Saturday in sniper fire by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesperson said. This was the second sniper attack along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir in as many days. An Army porter lost his life in a […]

BSF trooper injured in cross border fire

BSF trooper injured in cross border fire

Jammu: A BSF trooper was injured when Pakistani troops fired at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in J&K’s Rajouri district on Friday, officials said. Pakistani personnel targeted forward posts along the LoC in the Manajakote sector around 0930 hours. A trooper of the Border Security Force (BSF) was injured in the firing, […]

‘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 […]

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