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Saturday, November 27, 2021



Zia Mustafa killing all but pulls curtain down on Nadimarg Pandit massacre

October 25, 2021 3:07 pm

The Nadimarg massacre shook J&K and the rest of India at a time when the security situation in the erstwhile state was thought to be improving. The incident and the nearly two-decade delay in the trial is cited by Kashmiri Pandit groups as evidence of the denial of justice.

Amit Shah takes stock of J&K security, seeks more protection for minorities

October 24, 2021 7:38 am

Expressing concern over the “targeted killing” of civilians in the Valley, Shah sought “strategically planned protection of minorities” and “flexible patrolling of guards”, according to sources who did not want to be named.

Poonch: Army to go for final assault to flush out militants

October 20, 2021 7:34 am

According to the villagers, the announcements stated: “All people who are outside their homes, cutting grass or harvesting maize crops, are appealed to immediately return to their homes along with their children and cattle.”

Massive search operation underway to neutralise hiding terrorists in J-K's Poonch, Rajouri

October 12, 2021 4:38 pm

There was no fresh contact with terrorists during the ongoing operation in the dense forest areas of Surankote in Poonch and nearby Thanamandi in Rajouri, the officials said.

Five soldiers killed in Poonch: Encounter still on, militants suspected to have crossed LoC

October 12, 2021 7:09 am

Army spokesman Lt Colonel Devender Anand said the encounter is still underway.

J&K: Pakistan opens fire at forward posts in Poonch

November 05, 2019 11:33 am

The firing stopped around 8 am.

Watch: Army defuses three mortar shells along LoC in Poonch

October 22, 2019 2:55 pm

The Army has defused three live mortar shells fired by Pakistan troops along Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, officials said on Tuesday.

Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J&K's Poonch district

September 01, 2019 6:38 pm

The ceasefire violation by Pakistan comes a day after Army Chief General Bipin Rawat and Northern Army Commander Lt General Ranbir Singh visited the troops on the LoC in the twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri.

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

August 21, 2019 1:10 am

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.

Documentary on Brigadier Pritam Singh to give Hero of Poonch ‘his due’

February 19, 2019 9:01 am

In Poonch, Brig. Pritam is known as ‘Sher Baccha’ (son of lion). He earned the title when he defended the town from marauding tribals in a year-long siege that lasted from November 1947 to November 1948.


Pakistani nationals condemn Pathankot terror attack

January 13, 2016 6:20 am

Chakhan-Da-Bagh (Poonch), Jan 13 (ANI): Pakistani nationals condemned the recent Pathankot terror attack saying the attack was abhorrent. They are of the view Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would be taking steps to control terrorism and bring justice to the Pathankot martyrs. They said that they wanted the two nations to live in peace and harmony. The residents also believe that Nawaz Sharif’s course of action regarding the Pathankot terror attack would help in improving the relations between the two nations.