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20 June, 2018 7:52 AM Sitharaman meets jawan Aurangzeb’s family in Poonch

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday visited the family of the soldier, who was abducted and killed by terrorists two days ahead of Eid, and described him as an inspiration for the nation. Accompanied by senior Army officers, the Minister went to the remote hamlet of Salani in the border district of Poonch to express her condolences to the family 54

18 June, 2018 4:24 PM Army Chief Bipin Rawat Meets Rifleman Aurangzeb's Family In Poonch

General Bipin Rawat along with senior Army officials went all the way to the remote Salani hamlet in the frontier Poonch district and conveyed to the family that forces stood with them in their hour of grief. Jammu: Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat today met the parents and other family members of rifleman Aurangzeb, who was abducted and killed 76

1 April, 2018 11:09 PM Indian, Pakistan troops exchange heavy fire on LoC

Indian and Pakistan soldiers traded heavy fire across the LoC on Sunday in J&K's Poonch district. Jammu: Indian and Pakistan soldiers traded heavy fire across the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, police said. The Pakistan army resorted to unprovoked heavy shelling and firing at Indian positions in Khari Karmara 129

2 March, 2018 5:29 PM 2 Armymen, 1 Civilian Injured In Pakistan Shelling Along LoC

Jammu: Two Indian Army jawans and a civilian were injured in firing and heavy mortar shelling by Pakistani troops targeting civilian areas along the LoC, including in Poonch district and Nowshera town in Rajouri today, an official said. The Pakistan Army had also fired and shelled forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Sunderbani, Nowshera 65

1 March, 2018 8:04 AM 2 soldiers injured in Pak. firing in Poonch

Two soldiers were injured in Pakistani troops firing in the Pir Panjal valley’s Poonch district on Thursday. An Army official said the soldiers suffered injuries in Poonch’s Mankote Sector along the Line of Control (LoC) where “Pakistani army continued to use small arms, automatics and artillery on forward posts along the LoC.” A post manned by the Army’s 22

21 February, 2018 5:29 PM Officials visit LoC areas in J-K's Poonch, review situation

Poonch district administration officials today visited forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Balakote sector to review the situation of border residents. They inspected construction of bunkers and other basic facilities being provided to border residents, especially medical services in view of frequent Pakistani firing 60

18 February, 2018 7:04 AM Efforts on to make tourism main engine of state's economic growth: Jammu and Kashmir Government

Jammu, Feb 18 (PTI) The Jammu and Kashmir government has adopted a multipronged strategy to harness the tourism potential of the state and make the sector the principle engine of its economic growth, Tourism Minister Tassaduq Mufti said. The minister, who visited Poonch yesterday to explore the possibilities of developing tourism infrastructure in the district 60

5 February, 2018 6:26 AM BSF man injured in Pak shelling in Rajouri

On Sunday, four Army men were killed in Rajouri and Poonch. A Border Security Force Sub-inspector (SI) was injured in shelling and firing by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, an official said on Monday. There was “intermittent shelling” through the night by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Rajouri 68

2 February, 2018 4:52 PM J&K: Avalanche hits Army camp in Kupwara, 3 soldiers dead, 1 injured

SRINAGAR: At least three soldiers were on Friday killed after an avalanche hit an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district. The incident that took place at Kupwara's Machil Sector also left an Army personnel injured. The three deceased soldiers have been identified as Havaldar Kamlesh Singh (39), Naik Balveer (33) and Sepoy Rajinder (25). On Wednesday 78

21 January, 2018 11:15 AM "India Won't Hesitate To Attack Enemies On Foreign Soil,": Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said India has shown it can attack its enemies not only on its soil, but also in foreign territory, if need be. Rajnath Singh's remarks came almost a week after the Indian Army carried out a "retaliatory action" against Pakistani troops, killing seven of their soldiers and injuring four others along the Line of Control 54