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Infant succumbs, two injured in ceasefire violation on LoC by Pakistan

Jammu: An infant injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district succumbed on Monday at a hospital, police said. The infant, along with two more civilians were injured in the Pakistani shelling and firing on the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday The Pakistan Army had resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing […]

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Soldier martyred in Pakistan firing on LoC

Jammu:  An Indian soldier was martyred on Monday in Pakistan firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, officials said. According to defence sources, the soldier was injured as Pakistani troops targeted Indian defence and civilian facilities in Sunderbani area of Rajouri with small arms and mortar fire. “The soldier was […]

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Atleast 33 killed, 22 injured as mini bus falls into deep gorge in J&K’s Kishtwar

Jammu: Atleast 33 people were killed and 22 injured on Monday in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district, police sources said. News agency ANI quoted Deputy Commissioner of Kishtwar, Angrez Singh Rana as saying that 33 people died and 22 got injured after a matador vehicle coming from Keshwan to Kishtwar fell into […]

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Troops fully prepared for emerging security challenges: Army Chief

Jammu: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Saturday said troops deployed in Jammu and Kashmir are fully prepared to meet the emerging security challenges. A defence ministry statement said: “General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), accompanied by Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Army Commander, Northern Command visited troops in the Akhnoor sector and said […]

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Mystery shrouds baffling behaviour of students at remote J&K school

Jammu:  Students at a far-flung school in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district have been exhibiting inexplicably strange behaviour such as rolling on the floor that has baffled both teachers and parents. Kewal Krishan, headmaster of a government high school in Sitti village of Bani tehsil told IANS: “It all started about a month back. Two […]