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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Pak rains mortars in Poonch district

Pak rains mortars in Poonch district

Pakistan is paying no heed to the Director General-level agreement between the BSF and its Rangers as its army again pounded posts along the Line of Control in the Balakote and Krishna Ghati (KG) sectors of Poonch district last night...
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Undertrial escapes from police custody, Four cops suspended

Undertrial escapes from police custody, Four cops suspended

An undertrial prisoner escaped from the custody of police when he was being taken to a local court in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, following which four police personnel were suspended. Imtiaz Ahmed, who was arrested on charges of...
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Two civilians injured in suspected blast along LoC in Poonch

Two civilians injured in suspected blast along LoC in Poonch

Two civilians were injured in a suspected blast on a track along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday night. “There was a suspected blast on a track along the borderline in Poonch district...
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Pakistan can’t claim an inch, says Mehbooba

Pakistan can’t claim an inch, says Mehbooba

Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti today said her party wanted to resolve the Kashmir issue, which if left unsettled could trigger another war between India and Pakistan. Addressing a public rally in Poonch here today, she said: “Both India...
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Ceasefire violation by Pak continues, J&K posts targeted

Ceasefire violation by Pak continues, J&K posts targeted

Pakistani troops heavily shelled border hamlets and army posts along the LoC with mortar bombs for the eleventh consecutive day in two sectors of Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, which witnessed two fresh ceasefire violations from across the border ...
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J&K Deputy CM visits shelling affected hamlets

J&K Deputy CM visits shelling affected hamlets

Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh along with minister and others on Tuesday visited shelling hit areas in Poonch district and conveyed their condolences to the bereaved families who lost their family members in the shelling. Singh and...
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Woman killed as heavy firing by Pak continues in Poonch, toll rises to six

Woman killed as heavy firing by Pak continues in Poonch, toll rises to six

A woman was killed in heavy firing and mortar bomb shelling by Pakistani troops at several Indian posts and civilian areas on Sunday, raising the death toll to six in multiple ceasefire violations along the LoC in Poonch district overnight....
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Buddha Amarnath Yatra to commence from today in Poonch hills

Buddha Amarnath Yatra to commence from today in Poonch hills

The annual pilgrimage to holy shrine of Buddha Amarnath in Mandi hills of the border district of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir will commence from August 17 this year. “The annual Buddha Amarnath yatra will commence from August 17 from Jammu. The...
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