Army jawans lit ‘Diyas’ on LoC to celebrate festival of lights

Army jawans lit ‘Diyas’ on LoC to celebrate festival of lights

Jawans of the Indian Army lit up border in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir to celebrate festival of lights – Diwali – on Thursday. Jawans of the Indian Army lit up border in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir...
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2 Kids killed, 12 Injured in cross-LoC firing in Poonch

Govt constructing 40 community bunkers for safety of border residents: DC Poonch Two children were killed and 12 civilians injured in firing and shelling by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district on Monday. Five children...
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Pak troops violate ceasefire along LoC, IB in Poonch 2 Jawans among 5 injured

Pak troops violate ceasefire along LoC, IB in Poonch 2 Jawans among 5 injured

Five persons, including two BSF jawans, were injured in firing and shelling by Pakistani troops in violation of ceasefire along the International Border (IB) and the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting...
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Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch sector four civilians injured

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch sector four civilians injured

Four civilians were injured on Sunday in unprovoked firing and shelling by Pakistan troops on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir`s Poonch district, officials said. Defence sources said here that Pakistani troops army resorted to unprovoked firing.....
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Kishtwar to observe shutdown, Transporters, Fruit growers extend support to Aug 12 strike call

Kishtwar to observe shutdown, Transporters, Fruit growers extend support to Aug 12 strike call

Shutdown has been called in Kishtwar district tomorrow against attempts to abrogate Article 35-A which grants state’s legislature power to define the permanent residents. Imam Jamia Masjid Kishtwar Farooq Ahmed Kitchloo called for a complete shutdown on Augu...
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India, Pakistan trade fire along LoC, 5 civilians killed scores injured

India, Pakistan trade fire along LoC, 5 civilians killed scores injured

Five civilians were killed as the armies of India and Pakistan traded heavy fire along the Line of Control in Poonch sector, reports said. An official said that Mohammad Showkat and his wife Shafiya were killed after a shell fired...
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Guns roar again along LoC, GREF driver killed, BSF man among 7 injured in Pak shelling

Guns roar again along LoC, GREF driver killed, BSF man among 7 injured in Pak shelling

A GREF driver was killed and seven others including a BSF man injured in cross Line of Control (LoC) shelling by Pakistan Army in Krishna Ghati and Mankote sectors of Mendhar tehsil in Poonch district on Thursday. Defence sources said...
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PDP unlikely to surrender Poonch seat to BJP

Even as the BJP is staking its claim on the Legislative Council seat reserved for Poonch district, sources said the PPDwas unlikely to leave the seat for its coalition partner as the party had set a target to make the...
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Muslims object to use of loudspeakers in Hindu temple; leads to tension in Poonch

Muslims object to use of loudspeakers in Hindu temple; leads to tension in Poonch

Tension gripped Poonch this morning as news spread about some youths of the majority community forcibly entering Lakshmi Narayan Temple at Jhullas the previous evening and manhandling youths of the minority community while objecting to the use of a loudspeaker...
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College students ‘beaten up’ by jawans, block road in Surankote

Students of Government Degree College in Surankote today held a protest against the Army for allegedly disrupting regular college affairs in the name of ex-servicemen rally at Surankote. The students alleged that they were also beaten up by soldiers. They...
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