Poonch district

Speed up developmental works in Poonch: J&K Chief Secretary to officials

To speed up developmental works in border areas of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, Chief Secretary B B Vyas has directed officials to remove hurdles by taking appropriate action in a week's time.

Nov 26, 2017, 15:25 PM IST

Schools along LoC closed due to Pak shelling in J&K

Both government and private institutions along the LoC in Shahpur, Kandi and other areas of Poonch have been closed, the official said.

Nov 17, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
Army jawan, porter killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army

Army jawan, porter killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army

On October 6, Pakistani troops had opened fire in Baba Khori and other areas in Rajouri district, and on October 4, three Army jawans were injured in unprovoked and indiscriminate firing in Poonch sector.

Oct 12, 2017, 15:58 PM IST
Two soldiers injured in Pakistan firing on LoC

Two soldiers injured in Pakistan firing on LoC

The Indian Army retaliated effectively and strongly.

Jun 29, 2017, 08:38 AM IST
Two slain 'intruders' at LoC could be trained Pakistani military commandos, says Army

Two slain 'intruders' at LoC could be trained Pakistani military commandos, says Army

A cache of arms and ammunition such as assault rifles, magazines, grenades and daggers were recovered from one of the intruders.

Jun 23, 2017, 22:47 PM IST
Indian Army kills two Pakistani soldiers after ceasefire violation

Indian Army kills two Pakistani soldiers after ceasefire violation

The incident reportedly took place in Bhimber Gali sector of Poonch on Wednesday.

Jun 15, 2017, 15:59 PM IST
Muslim IAS-IPS couple meets martyr's kin, 'adopts' slain soldier's daughter

Muslim IAS-IPS couple meets martyr's kin, 'adopts' slain soldier's daughter

Yunus Khan, an Indian Administrative Service officer and his wife Anjum Ara, an Indian Police Service officer, met the family of the slain soldier in Punjab on Saturday.

May 08, 2017, 13:28 PM IST
Indian Army responds to Pakistan `in the language it understands`, destroys Pak bunkers along LoC – Watch video

Indian Army responds to Pakistan `in the language it understands`, destroys Pak bunkers along LoC – Watch video

As per Major Gaurav Arya, a retired Army veteran, the attack was launched by a Sikh Regiment unit.

May 08, 2017, 12:19 PM IST
Himachal IAS-IPS couple sets example, `adopts` martyr Paramjit Singh’s daughter

Himachal IAS-IPS couple sets example, `adopts` martyr Paramjit Singh’s daughter

Naib subedar Paramjit Singh was killed near the Line of Control in Krishna Ghati area of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir on May 1.

May 05, 2017, 16:58 PM IST

Soldier killed in explosion on LoC

Police sources here said that the incident occurred in Degwar sector of the LoC in Poonch.

Apr 01, 2017, 22:48 PM IST
Pakistan Army starts shelling on LoC in Jammu

Pakistan Army starts shelling on LoC in Jammu

Pakistan has been violating with impunity the bilateral ceasefire agreement signed with India in November 2003.
 

Oct 07, 2016, 09:56 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi chairs CCS meeting, reviews LoC situation; big announcement on Pakistan likely

PM Narendra Modi chairs CCS meeting, reviews LoC situation; big announcement on Pakistan likely

In the wake of repeated violations by Pakistan, India is likely to break the ceasefire agreement with the neighbouring country, a report said on Thursday.

Sep 29, 2016, 11:52 AM IST

Pakistan targets Indian positions on LoC in J&K's Poonch district

In another ceasefire violation in less than a week, Pakistani Army pounded on Tuesday Indian positions with 120 mm mortar bombs and firing along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Sep 06, 2016, 23:25 PM IST
Grenade attack in Poonch market in Jammu and Kashmir, 11 injured

Grenade attack in Poonch market in Jammu and Kashmir, 11 injured

Police and other security forces, who were on alert due to the Buddha Amarnath yatra in the border district, have cordoned off the area and launched search operation. 

Aug 13, 2016, 21:54 PM IST

Soldier injured on LoC in Jammu and Kashmir

An Amy soldier was injured overnight due to an accidental firing on the line of control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu region.

Jun 02, 2016, 07:41 AM IST
Jamaat-ud-Dawa T-shirts recovered from terrorists killed by Army in J&K

Jamaat-ud-Dawa T-shirts recovered from terrorists killed by Army in J&K

The UN declared JuD-headed by 26/11 attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed a terrorist organisation and also individually designated Saeed as a terrorist in December 2008.

Dec 10, 2015, 00:18 AM IST
Infiltration bid foiled in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch; 3 terrorists killed

Infiltration bid foiled in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch; 3 terrorists killed

Three heavily armed terrorists were killed in a fierce gunfight with the Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Thursday.

Dec 03, 2015, 19:02 PM IST

Army jawan killed while trying to foil infiltration bid in J&K

A jawan was killed on Wednesday in a gunbattle with militants as the army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Oct 14, 2015, 21:31 PM IST
Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, BSF retaliates

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, BSF retaliates

A day after an army jawan was injured in ceasefire violations from across the border, Pakistani troops once again resorted to firing on Indian positions in the frontier district of Poonch on Sunday.

Sep 06, 2015, 17:42 PM IST

Three arrested for raping girl in Jammu

 Three persons have been arrested for allegedly kidnapping and raping a girl of Poonch district, police said here on Saturday.

Aug 29, 2015, 13:30 PM IST