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J&K: Terrorist killed in encounter; jawan martyred during ceasefire violation

J&K: Terrorist killed in encounter; jawan martyred during ceasefire violation

One terrorist was on Thursday gunned down in an encounter with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Nov 02, 2017, 19:25 PM IST
BSF arrests Pakistani intruder along International Border in Jammu

BSF arrests Pakistani intruder along International Border in Jammu

A 22-year-old Pakistani man was today arrested from along the International Border in Suchetgarh sector of RS Pura soon after he crossed over to this side of the fence, a BSF officer said.

Oct 17, 2017, 13:11 PM IST

Centre sets up group to study problems of people along IB, LOC

A study group has been set up by the government to examine the problems being faced by the people residing near the International Border and and the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of regular ceasefire violations by Pakistan, an official said.

Oct 06, 2017, 17:50 PM IST

BSF jawan killed in Pakistan sniper fire from across LoC in Poonch

A senior BSF officer said the Pakistani army violated the ceasefire and targeted a jawan of the border guarding force, who was on duty at a post along the LoC, with sniper fire.

Sep 01, 2017, 23:26 PM IST
Three Pak Rangers killed after BSF retaliates to cross-border firing

Three Pak Rangers killed after BSF retaliates to cross-border firing

BSF gave a 'befitting' reply to the Pak rangers following their unprovoked firing around 3 pm, PTI quoted an officer as saying.

Aug 26, 2017, 20:30 PM IST

India summons Pakistan official, issues demarche over death of soldier

India on Wednesday summoned a Pakistan High Commission official and issued a demarche over the death of an Indian soldier in unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan, terming it as "deplorable".

Aug 09, 2017, 23:59 PM IST
BSF, Pak Rangers hold flag meet, discuss ceasefire violations

BSF, Pak Rangers hold flag meet, discuss ceasefire violations

A meeting of Commandant-Wing Cdr level Flag was held between the Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers at the International Boundary in Samba on Monday.

Jul 17, 2017, 19:00 PM IST

Pakistan pounds Rajouri LoC with mortar bombs, violates ceasefire twice

The Pakistan Army on Thursday pounded forward posts and civilians areas along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Jun 15, 2017, 23:58 PM IST
Search operation launched in Samba after movement of armed persons reported

Search operation launched in Samba after movement of armed persons reported

Police and security forces have launched a search operation in the border town of Samba along Jammu-Pathankot national highway following reports of suspected movement of four persons in the wee hours on Thursday.

Jun 15, 2017, 13:17 PM IST

BSF jawan injured as Pakistan again violates ceasefire

This is second ceasefire violation along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir in as many days.

May 12, 2017, 10:23 AM IST

Rajnath Singh reviews Kashmir situation with top security brass

The top security brass of the country on Monday reviewed the situation in Jammu and Kashmir amid continued unrest in the Kashmir Valley.

Apr 24, 2017, 13:19 PM IST

Pakistan promoting 'civil resistance' in J&K: Home Ministry

Pakistan has changed its strategy of "superimposition" of militancy onto Jammu and Kashmir by promoting "civil resistance" through radicalisation, the Home Ministry has said in its annual report.

Apr 13, 2017, 16:30 PM IST

Ceasefire violations by Pak lower after surgical strike: Govt

Ceasefire violations by Pakistan and casualties on the Indian side of the Line of Control and the international border have come down after the surgical strikes by India, the government said today.

Mar 22, 2017, 16:37 PM IST
BSF foils infiltration bid along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba sector

BSF foils infiltration bid along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba sector

BSF on Monday foiled an infiltration bid along International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba sector, which also saw two ceasefire violations.

Feb 07, 2017, 00:37 AM IST

Jammu and Kashmir: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Samba, Army retaliating strongly

At about 08:45 am, there was small arms fire from Pakistan`s side and at 09:35 am, small arms and 51 mm mortar fire started.

Feb 06, 2017, 11:18 AM IST

BSF, Pakistan Rangers hold flag meeting

BSF and Pakistan Rangers on Wednesday held a flag meeting for the first time since heavy ceasefire violation last month post surgical strike and both committed to maintain peace and tranquility along International Border (IB) in Jammu frontier.

Dec 14, 2016, 23:08 PM IST
Nagrota attack: Rat hole-like tunnel found near international border; was used for infiltration by terrorists - PICS

Nagrota attack: Rat hole-like tunnel found near international border; was used for infiltration by terrorists - PICS

In a major development, a tunnel has been found near international border in Chamliyal area.

Dec 01, 2016, 19:30 PM IST
Samba attack: Terrorists infiltrated through tunnel, planned to blow up trains in Jammu and Kashmir

Samba attack: Terrorists infiltrated through tunnel, planned to blow up trains in Jammu and Kashmir

Apart from arms, ammunition, and explosive stores, BSF recovered 10 Improvised Explosive Devices from three slain militants along IB in Ramgarh sector, Samba district.

Nov 30, 2016, 13:35 PM IST
Rise in infiltration attempts across LoC since Wani's killing

Rise in infiltration attempts across LoC since Wani's killing

In parts of the International Border with the Border Security Force (BSF), the total number of ceasefire violations was 210 until November 1.

Nov 22, 2016, 21:42 PM IST
BSF jawan, woman injured as Pakistan target Indian villages in Rajouri

BSF jawan, woman injured as Pakistan target Indian villages in Rajouri

The firing in Sunderbani sector is the second ceasefire violation by the Pakistani side in less than six hours today.

Nov 19, 2016, 20:47 PM IST