Trade & Travel via Poonch-Rawalakot remains suspended for 112th day

Trade & Travel via Poonch-Rawalakot remains suspended for 112th day

Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have sought a meeting with officials of Pakistan-administered Kashmir on Thursday to discuss resumption of cross-LoC travel and trade via the Poonch-Rawalakot road, an official said on Monday. The cross-Line of Control trade and travel...
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Pakistan opens heavy fire in Poonch sector

Pakistan opens heavy fire in Poonch sector

According to police, Pakistani army started firing mortars at Sher Shakti and Mendhar areas in Kerni sector at 8.45 pm on Thursday. The gun-duel continued till 4 am on Friday. Pakistani army fired mortars targeting Indian posts and forward villages...
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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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