|Surgical strikes across LoC: India prepares for possible Pakistan retaliation |
New Delhi, sept 29
India has carried out surgical strikes targeting "launch pads" for terrorists across the Line of Control (LoC), the Army said on Thursday. The strike was carried out on Wednesday night, senior military and diplomatic sources said at a hurriedly called media briefing at the Ministry of External Affairs.
"Based on v
|Surgical strikes: Frustrated Pakistan violate ceasefire at several places|
NEW DELHI: Following Indian Army's surgical strikes inside the Line of Control, the surprised Pakistani forces tried to retaliate and violated the ceasefire in Rajouri and Baramulla sectors. Top sources told Times of India that Pak Rangers fired at Border Security Force (BSF) posts in these two areas around 4 am, when Indian army's commandoes
|Pakistan dismisses India's surgical attacks claim, dubs it as 'quest to create media hype'|
Srinagar: Pakistan on Thursday dismissed a claim made by Indian army regarding surgical attacks across the Line of Control (LoC) in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. "The notion of surgical strike linked to alleged terrorists bases is an illusion being deliberately generated by Indian to create false effects," the military said in a statement, ac
|Rajnath chairs all-party meet, briefs leaders about surgical strike |
New Delhi, sept 29
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday briefed leaders of major political parties on the situation in the wake of Army's surgical strike targeting terror launch pads across the Line of Control.
Singh chaired the hurriedly called all-party meet after DGMO Lt Gen Ranbir Singh announced that surgical strike on
|Shutdown continues across Kashmir; Police arrest 73 more persons|
Srinagar, Sept 29
As part of the civil uprising, the shutdown in Kashmir Valley today entered 84st day even as arrest spree by police continues and in last 24 hours, police have arrested 73 persons.
According to sources, hundreds of forces men were deployed in three police station areas of Srinagar's Old City - MR Gunj, Nowhat
|India, Pak trade fire along LoC in north Kashmir |
Two Pak soldiers killed in exchange of fire with India at Kashmir border
Srinagar, sept 29
Pakistan on Thursday said that two of its army men were killed in an exchange of fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir region.
The exchange of fire began at 2:30am, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement, and continued till 8:00am, reported Dawn News.
"Pakistani troops befitting
|Farooq Abdullah says situation alarming, appeals for restraint and peace|
Srinagar, sept 29
National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Thursday said the party was concerned at the alarming situation along the Line of Control. Hoping that cooler heads would prevail, Dr. Farooq Abdullah has made an appeal to uphold the ceasefire agreed upon in 2003.
"We hope cooler heads will prevail and
|C M expresses grave concern over escalation of Indo-Pak tension|
Calls for restraint, reconciliation; Says confrontation could lead to disaster of epic proportions
SRINAGAR, SEPT 29
Expressing grave concern over the escalation of the situation along the borders in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti today said the confrontation could lead to a disaster of epic proportions if urgent steps are not taken to bring down the heightened tensions in the region.
|Curfew lifted after four days in Kishtwar|
Kishatwar, sept 29
Curfew was lifted after four days from Kishtwar district of Jammu on Thursday with the improvement in situation. However, officials said that night curfew would remain in place as a preventive measure. Curfew was imposed on Sunday after clashes erupted against the arrest of three persons, including two Imam
|Gunfight rages in Poonch, Nowshera; 'intrusion bid foiled' in morning hours along LoC, Search operation near LoC in Mendhar going on|
Poonch, Sept 29
Army and police here said that a major infiltration bid by militants was foiled by army along Line of Control (LoC) at Krishna Ghati sector in pre-dawn hours while a gunfight raged in Mankote forests in the afternoon in which one cop has been injured.
An army official told on the condition of anonymity that a m
|13 cops injured after vehicle carrying them meets accident|
Poonch: At least thirteen police men were injured when a vehicle carrying them to the encounter site in Mankote village of Mendhar met with an accident in Uchad village on Poonch-Mendhar road. "A police vehicle was on way to Mendhar Mankote from Poonch via Krishna Ghati road when it met with accident at Uchad," said an official.
The injured w
|Punjab orders evacuation of villages in 10-km border belt|
Chandigarh: The Punjab government has ordered the evacuation of villages in a 10-km belt along the border with Pakistan following the surgical strikes by the Indian Army across the LoC.
The union home ministry on Thursday directed the Punjab government to get the border villages evacuated.
Local authorities were using loudspeakers to annou
|Bovine smuggler booked under PSA|
Jammu: Authorities here have booked a smuggler under Public Safety Act for his involvement in different cases of bovine smuggling.
As per details, Bagh Ali son of Abdul Rashid of Nagrota Bye Pass Jammu has been booked in PSA and sent to Jammu jail. The accused is involved in several cases of bovine smuggling and is also accused in a case wher