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19 October, 2017 3:18 AM Diwali 2017: Army jawans in J&K lit 'diyas' on LoC to celebrate festival of lights

Poonch: Jawans of the Indian Army lit up border in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir to celebrate festival of lights – Diwali - on Thursday. Poonch has been witnessing a spike in ceasefire violations, but this did not dampen the spirit of the jawans to celebrate the festival who lit 'diyas' on the Line of Control (LoC) to mark the auspicious day. "Countrymen 63

14 October, 2017 6:48 PM Pakistan Shelling Injures Four In Jammu And Kashmir's Poonch District

The shelling by Pakistan took place along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. Jammu: Four people, including two children, were injured Saturday night in heavy firing and shelling by Pakistani troops on civilian hamlets and forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, the defence spokesman 100

12 October, 2017 1:33 PM Army jawan, porter killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army

Jammu: An Army jawan and a civilian porter were killed in Pakistani firing on Thursday at forward areas along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. "The Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms and automatics from 1035 hours in Krishnagati Sector along the Line of Control (LoC)", a defence spokesman said here on the ceasefire 57

9 October, 2017 9:30 AM JeM operational chief in Kashmir killed in encounter in Baramulla

Srinagar: Khalid, the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) ‘Operational Commander’ in Kashmir was killed in a brief encounter with the security forces in north-western district of Baramulla on Monday. The security forces set up a makeshift checkpoint at Ladoora in Baramulla on Monday morning based on specific information about the JeM chief’s movement, an official 67

4 October, 2017 2:27 PM Pakistan summons India's DHC over 'ceasefire violations'

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan today summoned India's Deputy High Commissioner for the second time this week over the alleged "ceasefire violations" by Indian troops along the Line of Control which resulted in the death of two civilians. Director General (South Asia and SAARC) Dr Mohammad Faisal summoned J P Singh and "condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations" 52

4 October, 2017 8:36 AM Pakistan claims killing three Indian soldiers

The Pakistan military on October 4 alleged that Indian forces continued to target civilian population along the Line of Control and killed two children in a mortar attack that hit a house in Rawalakot sector. Military spokesman said Pakistani troops engaged Indian posts killing at least three Indian soldiers and injuring five. A brief statement by military 19

2 October, 2017 10:47 PM 2 kids among 3 civilians killed in Pak LoC shelling

JAMMU/SRINAGAR: Two children were among three civilians killed, with at least 12 people injured, in heavy shelling by Pakistani forces along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu & Kashmir's Poonch district on Monday, the UN-mandated international day of non-violence. In Uri in Baramulla district, two militants were killed as they tried to infiltrate. Towards 87

2 October, 2017 9:59 AM Two children killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire

Two minors were today killed and 12 civilians injured in cross-border shelling by Pakistan along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, a senior government official said. Five children were among the injured, the youngest being five-year-old Zobia Kousar who was airlifted to a hospital in Jammu in a helicopter. The latest ceasefire violation 24

2 October, 2017 9:29 AM Pakistan a country of cowards: Jammu and Kashmir CM Nirmal Singh

Srinagar: Angered with the repeated ceasefire violation incidents, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Monday said Pakistan is a country of cowards. Hitting out at Pakistan, Singh said, "On one side they (Pakistan) show white flags and on the other hand target civilians." A 10-year-old boy and a girl were killed and five other civilians 65

30 September, 2017 5:34 AM Profiles of new Governors appointed by President Ram Nath Kovind

Kovind appoints new Governors to Tamil Nadu, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Assam and Meghalaya. President appointed appointed Banwarilal Purohit as the Governor of Tamil Nadu, Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) as the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, Satya Pal Malik as the Governor of Bihar, Jagdish Mukhi as the Governor of Assam and Ganga Prasad as the Governor 58