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Army foils infiltration bid in Poonch


September 13th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 13 (IANS) The army early Thursday foiled an attempt by a group of militants to infiltrate into the Indian side through the Line of Control (LOC) in Poonch ... Read more...

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Three border villagers arrested with Pak SIMs


September 12th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep (IANS) Three people were arrested with Pakistani mobile SIM cards in the frontier district of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir near the India-Pakistan border, police said.They said the ... Read more...

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Army sponsors industrial tour for residents of LoC town


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 11 (IANS) The Army in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday flagged off a group of 25 people from a town near the Line of Control (LoC) in the state's ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army, Rangers fire on Indian posts on LoC, border (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire for second day Wednesday by firing at two Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) late evening on India's Independence ... Read more...

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Soldier killed while foiling infiltration bid


August 9th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) An army rifleman was killed while troops were trying to foil an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir, an official said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Two BSF soldiers injured in Pakistani firing


August 7th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 7 (IANS) Two Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers were seriously injured in firing from the Pakistani side of the International Border and Line of Control near here Monday ... Read more...

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Pakistani Rangers fire at Indian posts in Jammu


August 6th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 6 (IANS) Pakistani Rangers had opened "unprovoked firing" at two Indian border posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Arnia sector, Border Security Force (BSF) officials said Monday.According to officials, ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan not cooperating in return of Kashmiri youths’


July 28th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 26 (IANS) Pakistan's "non-cooperation" was the only road block in return of the Kashmiri youths who were stranded in training camps in Pakistan-administered Kashmir or were living outside ... Read more...

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Pakistani soldier repatriated


July 13th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 13 (IANS) The Indian Army Friday handed over a Pakistani soldier to its compatriot across the border in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.The soldier, Arif Ali had ... Read more...

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Indian Army arrests Pakistani soldier in Jammu


July 12th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 12 (IANS) The Indian Army Thursday arrested a Pakistani soldier, Arif Khan, who crossed the Line of Control (LoC) in the Keri sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch ... Read more...

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Hurriyat to fight ‘economic exploitation’ of Kashmiris


July 10th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 10 (IANS) The Mirwaiz Umer Farooq-headed faction of the separatist Hurriyat conglomerate Tuesday announced the formation of an economic advisory council to address day-to-day issues of Kashmir's people ... Read more...

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Bodies of soldiers killed in Kashmir avalanche recovered


July 9th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 9 (IANS) Bodies of two army soldiers buried in an avalanche in north Kashmir January were Monday recovered from the melting snow, police said.A senior police officer said ... Read more...

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Pakistan to continue support to Kashmir cause: Ashraf (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) Pakistan would continue its support to the people of Kashmir till the resolution of the issue, said Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Thursday, a day when ... Read more...

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Gunfight in north Kashmir


June 30th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 30 (IANS) Security forces Saturday engaged in a gunfight with the separatist guerrillas in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said.On specific information, troops of 21 counter insurgency Rashtriya ... Read more...

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Amar Upadhyay to host crime show (With Image)


June 25th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) After doing fiction shows and reality show, now Amar Upadhyay takes up a new role - he will host crime show "Police Files".In his new avatar, ... Read more...

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Pakistan ready for flag meeting after firing


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 22 (IANS) The Pakistan Army Friday told the Indian military that it was ready for a flag meeting on the Jammu and Kashmir border after firing between the ... Read more...

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Pakistan halts firing at LoC


June 21st, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 21 (IANS) Pakistani troops have stopped firing at Indian positions on the Jammu and Kashmir border but have not agreed to a meeting with the Indian Army, officials ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani troops battle on Kashmir border


June 19th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 19 (IANS) Pakistani troops again opened fire on Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) on the Jammu and Kashmir border, triggering gun battles for about two ... Read more...

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Soldier injured in Pakistani firing on LoC


June 17th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 17 (IANS) In an apparent bid to push in infiltrators, Pakistani troops opened unprovoked fire on Indian forward positions along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu ... Read more...

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Army chief calls on Omar Abdullah in Srinagar


June 16th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 16 (IANS) Indian Army chief, General Bikram Singh Saturday called on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in Srinagar.An official statement issued here said, "Various matters relating ... Read more...

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Indian soldier killed in Pakistani firing


June 14th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 14 (IANS) An Indian Army soldier was killed and three injured in firing by Pakistani troops on positions along the Line of Control (LoC) Wednesday afternoon in Poonch ... Read more...

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Over 400 militants waiting to enter valley: Army


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 23 (IANS) The army apprehends an increase in infiltration attempts from across the Line of Control (LoC) during the coming month, said a senior official who warned that ... Read more...

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Mufti demands hassle-free cross-LoC trade


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 22 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Tuesday reiterated his demand for providing requisite facilities to ensure hassle-free cross-LoC trade and travel, and hoped that ... Read more...

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Ceasefire violation at LoC in J&K;


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 22 (IANS) In yet another incident of ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops fired from small and medium arms across the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri ... Read more...

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Militant killed in infiltration bid on LoC


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 22 (IANS) A suspected militant trying to enter Indian territory was killed in a gun battle with the army in Rajouri district along the Line of Control in ... Read more...

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Army steps up vigil along LoC


May 20th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 20 (IANS) With the snow melting in high mountain passes in Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian Army has stepped up its vigil along the Line of control (LoC) ... Read more...

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Home secretary reviews cross-LOC trade at Poonch


May 17th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 17 (IANS) Union Home Secretary R.K. Singh Thursday visited Jammu and Kashmir's frontier Poonch district and discussed with local people issues concerning trade across the Line of Control ... Read more...

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Union home secretary in Kashmir, meets Omar


May 16th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 16 (IANS) Union Home Secretary R.K. Singh Thursday discussed the prevailing law and order situation in Jammu and Kashmir with Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, an official statement said ... Read more...

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Six terrorists killed on Kashmir border


May 12th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 12 (IANS) The death toll in Thursday's gunfight on Jammu and Kashmir's border has risen to six, and Indian troops are searching the area for more bodies, an ... Read more...

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Four guerrillas killed while crossing LoC


May 10th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) Four guerrillas were killed in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday while attempting to cross the Line of Control (LoC), an army spokesperson said, adding that alert troops ... Read more...

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Army commander visits forward areas on LoC


May 7th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 7 (IANS) The General-Officer-Commanding in Chief (GOC in C) of Northern Command Lt Gen K.T. Parnaik Monday visited forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pakistani caught while crossing LoC


April 9th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 9 (IANS) Soldiers deployed on the Line of Control (LoC), which divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan, Monday caught a Pakistani trying to sneak into India, ... Read more...

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Five LeT guerrillas killed in Kashmir gunfights


March 28th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 28 (IANS) Five Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) guerrillas were killed in two separate gunfights with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district Wednesday, police said.Three militants were killed in ... Read more...

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30 militants in Jammu’s border districts: Army


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 22 (IANS) There are about 20-30 militants left in twin border districts of Poonch and Rajouri in Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir, a senior army official said ... Read more...

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Pakistan again violates LoC truce


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 22 (IANS) Pakistani troops resorted to "unprovoked firing" on the Line of Control (LoC) in the Mendhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district late Wednesday night, which ... Read more...

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