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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.

Rajouri bandh as grenade attack at BJP leader’s house leaves 2-yr-old dead

August 14, 2021 8:01 am

The call for bandh was given by Sanatan Dharam Sabha and Muslims too responded by downing the shutters of their establishments in protest against the attack.

Ban imposed on use of drones in J&K's Rajouri

June 30, 2021 4:00 pm

An order issued by District Magistrate, Rajouri, Rajesh Kumar Shavan also directed those having drones or similar objects in their possession to deposit the same with local police station.

Rajouri killings: Captain arranged car, weapons planted, say police

December 29, 2020 8:25 am

The document, filed before the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Shopian, on December 26, raises questions on how a single officer planned and executed the encounter without the knowledge of seniors.

Killing of Rajouri youths: Police chargesheet Captain, 2 civilians

December 27, 2020 7:48 am

Both the Army and the J&K Police had earlier claimed that the three youths were unidentified militants and had buried them discreetly in a graveyard in north Kashmir's Baramulla.

Amshipora killings: found culpable of killing three labourers in Rajouri, Major to face action

December 25, 2020 9:24 am

In September, a Court of Inquiry found prima facie evidence that “powers vested under the AFSPA 1990 were exceeded” and the “dos and don’ts of Chief of Army Staff (COAS) as approved by the Hon’ble Supreme Court have been contravened”.

Shopian encounter: Bodies of three Rajouri labourers exhumed, handed to families

October 03, 2020 1:52 pm

Fathers of the three labourers were present at the time of exhumation along with social activist Guftar Choudhary.

Army personnel killed in Pak firing along LoC in J&K's Rajouri

August 23, 2019 8:22 pm

The killing of Naik Rajib Thapa, 34, raised the death toll in the cross-border firing in the past week to four -- three soldiers and one civilian.

J&K: Soldier killed after Pakistan troops violate ceasefire in Rajouri district

July 23, 2019 3:34 am

Pakistani troops initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation with the firing of small arms and shelling during the wee hours. The Indian army retailed befittingly, said a defence ministry spokesperson.

Indian pilot 'missing in action' as IAF shoots down Pak aircraft; Islamabad claims he's in its custody 

February 27, 2019 4:00 pm

The Indian Express has learnt that a complement of Pakistan Air Force aircraft, presumably comprising Mirages, F16s and JF17s, crossed over to the Indian side of LoC in Rajauri-Naushera sector. There has been no official confirmation of the engagement from the government.


Seminar on communal harmony organised in Rajouri

February 17, 2016 9:31 am

Rajouri, Feb 17 (ANI): The Army's Ace of Spade division organised an all religion seminar in Jammu and Kashmir to maintain communal harmony in the state. Army officers, police officers and students took part in the seminar that was held at Raina auditorium in Rajouri. General Officer Commanding (GOC) Major General D.A. Chaturvedi said the main objective of the seminar was to make everyone understand that we can develop through social, religion and economic harmony. Clerics from different religions took part in the seminar and shared their views on communal harmony.

Rajouri receives fresh snowfall

February 11, 2016 6:18 am

Rajouri, Feb 11 (ANI): The higher reaches of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir received fresh snowfall on Thursday. Residents faced difficulties while carrying out their daily routine. People from nearby areas of Shopian and Poonch are thronging the place to enjoy the weather. The sudden change in weather has reportedly been caused by a prevailing western disturbance in the region.