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J-K: Army jawan killed in Poonch in cross-border firing by Pakistan

Naik Ravi Ranjan is the second soldier killed in Pakistani firing along the LoC during the last three days. Earlier on August 17, Lance Naik Sandeep Thapa, 35, of Dehradun was killed in Pakistani firing in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district.

Pakistan ramping up troops along LoC normal, we are prepared: Army Chief Bipin Rawat

The Army has been put on high alert along the LoC to effectively repulse any possible Pakistani misadventure in the wake of India's decisions on Jammu and Kashmir.


Injured in Pak firing, 10-day-old baby dies in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch

The infant, his mother Fatima Jan (35) and another civilian Mohammad Arif (40) were injured when mortar shells fired by Pakistan hit their village in Shahpur sector late Sunday.

Big guns fall silent on LoC, dip in intensity of ceasefire violations

Government officials suggest that it is due to “induced behavioural change” in the Pakistan Army, following the Balakot air strike by the Indian Air Force.

Trading in red chili, mangoes, herbs to be hit after cross-LoC trade shut

India on Thursday indefinitely suspended cross-LoC trade at two points along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir effective Friday, following reports that it was being "misused" by elements from across the border to smuggle weapons, narcotics and fake currency.

Cross-LoC trade along Poonch-Rawalakot route suspended in J-K

Three people -- a BSF officer, a woman and a five-year-old girl -- were killed and 24 others, including five security personnel, were injured Monday when Pakistan pounded dozens of villages with mortars in different sectors of Poonch district.


J&K: Pakistan Army violates ceasefire for third consecutive day along LoC

On Monday, an Army jawan was killed and four others were injured when the Pakistan Army violated ceasefire, resorting to heavy mortar shelling and firing along the LoC in Rajouri district.

With trucks stuck at LoC crossing, Valley traders despair: Shelf life of goods too low

The weekly Karvan-e-Aman or Peace Bus from Srinagar to Muzaffarabad in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, which operates every Monday, has also been suspended.

J-K: Man arrested along LoC in Poonch with fake currency, heroin

Police said that the accused appears to have brought the heroin and fake currency from across the LoC. The narcotics was meant for supply outside the state, they said.

Pakistan shelling in Rajouri, Poonch: Woman killed, four injured

Except for Nowshera in Rajouri where Pakistani troops had already been resorting to unprovoked firing for past many days, cross border shelling at various other places came after two to four months.