The Biggest Stories of August 26, 2014
Aug 26, 2014
India | Written by Zaffar Iqbal, Edited by Tasim Zahid | Friday August 29, 2014
For thousands of residents of RS Pura, who have been displaced by the ceasefire violations, night comes with its own challenges even as they hope for early return to their homes.
India | Ellen Barry and Salman Masood, The New York Times | Thursday August 28, 2014
Nightly sounds of artillery fire have become common for the first time since the neighbors agreed to a cease-fire in 2003.
India | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday August 27, 2014
Amid border hostilities, India and Pakistan today held a flag meeting at Pargwal area in Jammu near the International Border.
India | Sreenivasan Jain, Niha Masih | Tuesday August 26, 2014
In a fortnight of continuous firing by Pakistan from across the border in Jammu and Kashmir, two civilians have been killed and at least 15 injured.
India | Written by Sheikh Zaffar Iqbal | Monday August 25, 2014
As firing and shelling escalates along the International Border with Pakistan in Jammu, we travelled to ground zero in a bullet-proof vehicle of the Border Security Force or the BSF to assess the ground situation.
India | Reported by Sheikh Zaffar Iqbal, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday August 25, 2014
In what is possibly the biggest ceasefire violation since the Narendra Modi government took charge, Pakistan troops have targeted 35 Border Security Force (BSF) posts at the International Border in Jammu.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Sunday August 24, 2014
Violating the ceasefire yet again, Pakistani troops targeted at least 25 Border Security Force (BSF) posts in Jammu and Kashmir last night, forcing the Indian side to retaliate. The firing reportedly began around 10 pm and is still on.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 23, 2014
The Indian Army will respond to ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said today.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Saturday August 23, 2014
In the most intense firing along the International Border so far, Pakistani troops targeted 22 Border Security Force (BSF) posts and several villages in Jammu and Kashmir last night, killing at least two civilians and injuring five others.
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas (with inputs from IANS) | Friday August 22, 2014
In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing last night, targeting two Border Security Force (BSF) posts in RS Pura sector of Jammu & Kashmir.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 17, 2014
After a lull of two days, Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire twice today by resorting to heavy firing with automatic and small arms along International Border and Line of Control in Jammu and Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir, forcing Indian...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 16, 2014
The death toll in firing and arson along the Assam-Nagaland border by alleged miscreants from Nagaland has increased to 11 with the recovery of nine more bodies from the disturbed Uriamghat area of Assam on Friday even as night curfew continued.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 14, 2014
In major escalation in border skirmishes, Pakistani troops violated ceasefire for the third time in 21 hours along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, forcing the Indian army to retaliate.
World | Asscociated Press | Friday July 25, 2014
In the Gaza war now in its third bloody week, Hamas' battle isn't only with Israel, even though that's the country it is firing rockets at. The militant group that rules Gaza is demanding Egypt open its border with the tiny, blockaded strip of territ...
India | Agencies | Monday July 21, 2014
Alert troopers of the Border Security Force on Monday foiled a suspected infiltration attempt by armed intruders across the international border in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, police said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 20, 2014
Egypt's military said militants firing machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades attacked a border checkpoint on Saturday, killing 21 soldiers in one of the biggest assaults on security forces in years.
India | Agencies | Wednesday July 16, 2014
One Border Security Force jawan was killed and three others were injured as Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian posts along the international border in Jammu district today.
World | Associated Press | Saturday June 14, 2014
Jordan's state-run news agency says border guards opened fire on four vehicles trying to enter illegally from Syria after they ignored orders to stop, without saying whether anyone was killed or wounded in the incident.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 5, 2014
Pakistan Wednesday condemned what it called unprovoked firing on its border posts in the Bajaur tribal region from the Afghan side of the border.
World | Reuters | Tuesday April 29, 2014
North Korea has started firing drills near a disputed sea border with North Korea, South Korea's military said on Tuesday, after it notified the South earlier of two areas near populated islands where it would conduct the exercise.