The Biggest Stories of October 11, 2014
Oct 11, 2014
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 11, 2014
Twenty nine candidates have so far filed their nominations for the second phase of elections in nine constituencies of three districts in Jammu region.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Saturday October 18, 2014
After a gap on one day, Pakistani troops fired at Indian posts on Friday night along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 15, 2014
Pakistani troops again violated the ceasefire today by resorting to mortar shelling and firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
India | Agencies | Monday October 13, 2014
The Pakistani forces fired at two Indian posts in Sabjiyan in the Pooch sector on the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 12, 2014
After a brief lull, Pakistan on Saturday violated ceasefire twice along International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch and Jammu district, drawing strong retaliation from India.
India | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Saturday October 11, 2014
The near 48-hour peace at the border was shattered this afternoon as the Pakistani army fired upon Indian Army positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch and Arnia sectors in Jammu and Kashmir.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Saturday October 11, 2014
Fresh firing was reported from the Pakistani side near the Line of Control in Kitni in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district today. The ceasefire violation comes after a sharp decline in firing yesterday, that followed escalated violence at the border.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 8, 2014
In escalating ceasefire violations that continued tonight, Pakistani troops targeted over 40 Border Out Posts and 25 border hamlets with heavy mortar shells in Jammu sector and Line of Control areas in Poonch district, leaving 12 people including a J...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 7, 2014
In continuing ceasefire violations, Pakistani troops today targeted 40 Border Out Posts and 25 border hamlets with heavy mortar shells in Jammu sector and LoC areas in Poonch district, leaving nine persons injured.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from Agencies) | Tuesday October 7, 2014
Five civilians have died and nearly 30 have been injured in the Jammu and Poonch areas of J&K after heavy firing through the night from Pakistani soldiers. Pakistan again resorted to heavy mortar shelling and firing in Mankote sector of Poonch distr...
India | NDTV.com | Sunday October 5, 2014
Pakistani troops violated ceasefire again along the Line of Control or LoC in Mendar sector of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir today.
India | Agencies | Friday October 3, 2014
A 12-year-old girl was killed and five others were injured when Pakistani troops targeted Indian Forward Posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir today. This was the third ceasefire violation by Pakistan in three ...
India | Edited by Vishnu Varma (with PTI inputs) | Wednesday October 1, 2014
The Pakistani Army on Wednesday resorted to unprovoked firing on Indian positions along the Line of Control in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir today to which India retaliated, sources said.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 13, 2014
Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said people in flood-hit Kashmir will get free telecom services for a week on BSNL network, and mobile networks have been substantially or partially restored in the valley, except Poonch.
India | Agencies | Friday September 5, 2014
With Jammu and Kashmir battling the worst floods in nearly six decades, Home Minister Rajnath Singh will conduct an aerial survey of Poonch, Rajouri and Anantnag areas in the state tomorrow.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 4, 2014
India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over repeated ceasefire violations along the border at a Brigade Commander-level flag meeting between the armies of the two countries.
India | Reported by Nitin Gokhale | Monday August 25, 2014
A Brigadier in Poonch, who had been accused of sexual misconduct with jawans, has resigned.
India | Written by Nitin Gokhale | Saturday August 23, 2014
An inquiry has been ordered against a Brigadier, commanding a brigade in the Poonch region of Jammu and Kashmir, for allegedly misbehaving with his own jawans.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday August 20, 2014
Pakistani troops fired at Indian posts near the border in Jammu and Kashmir last night in another ceasefire violation, the first since New Delhi called off talks between the two countries on Monday.
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...