‘Nearly 400 militants infiltrated into JK in three years’

‘Nearly 400 militants infiltrated into JK in three years’

New Delhi: Nearly 400 militants infiltrated into Jammu and Kashmir in the last three years and 126 of them have been killed by security forces, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. Reddy said 27 security personnel were killed during the engagements with the infiltrators. Four […]

Intruder shot dead on border in Samba

Intruder shot dead on border in Samba

Jammu: A suspected Pakistani intruder was shot dead by BSF personnel while he was trying to cross the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district on Monday, officials said. The incident took place around 3 am when a man in his 60’s was trying to sneak into the Indian territory near the S M […]

Shelling along LoC in Poonch, Rajouri

Shelling along LoC in Poonch, Rajouri

JAMMU: The Pakistan Army on Friday violated ceasefire by firing and mortar shelling on forward posts and civilian areas along the LoC in three sectors of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri and Poonch districts, drawing befitting retaliation from Indian troops, a defence PRO said. “At about 0800 hours today, Pak army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation with […]

India Pak exchange fire in Poonch

India Pak exchange fire in Poonch

JAMMU: Pakistani troops on Wednesday night violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch’s Digwar sector, an official said. The Indian Army has given a befitting reply. No death or injury has been reported. Pakistan Rangers had on Monday violated the ceasefire along the LoC in the Nowshera sector of Rajouri district. […]

Infiltration down after Balakot strike: Govt

Infiltration down after Balakot strike: Govt

New Delhi: The security situation in Jammu and Kashmir has improved and infiltration from across the border has reduced by 43 percent after the surgical strike carried out on militant training camps in Balakote, Pakistan, Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Nityanand Rai said in Lok Sabha on Tuesday. Rai’s remarks came in response […]

Two soldiers injured in Pak firing along LoC

Two soldiers injured in Pak firing along LoC

Jammu: Two army soldiers were injured in Pakistani firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district, officials said on Saturday. The soldiers, who were manning a forward post in Romali Dhara area of Nowshera sector, were injured in the firing from across the border on Friday night, they said. A defence spokesperson said […]

Pak will not dare to repeat Kargil again: Army chief

Pak will not dare to repeat Kargil again: Army chief

New Delhi: Pakistan will not dare to attempt to infiltrate India like it did in Kargil in 1999 because it has “seen the consequences”, Indian Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat said on Friday and asserted that the armed forces were keeping a tight watch in border areas. General Rawat was speaking to reporters on the […]

Three civilians among 4 injured in ceasefire violation in Poonch

Three civilians among 4 injured in ceasefire violation in Poonch

JAMMU: An army soldier and three civilians, including an 11-year-old girl, were injured during a ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, officials said Monday. The shelling started on Sunday and it continued until Monday morning, they said. The shelling started with small arms and later […]

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