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Pakistan opens heavy fire in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch, Kathua

Firing from across the border started around 9.50 pm on Friday in the Hiranagar sector’s Pansar Border Outpost area, drawing a strong and an effective retaliation by the Border Security Force (BSF).
Image for representation.(Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)
Image for representation.(Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Dec 05, 2020 06:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu | ByHT Correspondent

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Kathua, Poonch

India retaliated in equal measure
(For representational images/ PTI File)
(For representational images/ PTI File)
Updated on Nov 01, 2020 09:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times/Jammu | ByHT Correspondent, Jammu

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Armenia, Azerbaijan accuse each other of violating US-brokered truce

After the failure of two Russian-brokered ceasefires, the US-brokered truce came into force at 8am local time. However, within minutes, the two countries accused each other of violating the truce.
Armenian soldiers undergo training at a firing range before their departure for the front line in the course of a military conflict with the armed forces of Azerbaijan over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh (Hayk Baghdasaryan/Photolure via REUTERS)
Armenian soldiers undergo training at a firing range before their departure for the front line in the course of a military conflict with the armed forces of Azerbaijan over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh (Hayk Baghdasaryan/Photolure via REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 26, 2020 01:47 PM IST
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Baku/Yerevan | ByReuters | Posted by Karan Manral

Libya’s warring factions sign UN- brokered, ‘permanent’ ceasefire

The breakthrough, which among other things orders foreign mercenaries out of the country, sets the stage for political talks in November to find a lasting solution to the chaos unleashed after a 2011 Nato-backed uprising toppled and killed longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi.
Previous diplomatic initiatives to end the conflict have repeatedly collapsed - but the UN-brokered deal aims to cement a months-long lull in fighting and gives a boost to the political process.(REUTERS)
Previous diplomatic initiatives to end the conflict have repeatedly collapsed - but the UN-brokered deal aims to cement a months-long lull in fighting and gives a boost to the political process.(REUTERS)
Published on Oct 24, 2020 03:23 AM IST
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Geneva | ByAssociated Press, Geneva

Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenia and Azerbaijan accuse each other of violating ceasefire

Both countries have, however, denied the other’s accusation of violating the ceasefire. A ‘humanitarian’ ceasefire was brokered between the two by Russia on Saturday.
A search and rescue dog searches for survivers at the blast site hit by a rocket during the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh in the city of Ganja, Azerbaijan (REUTERS/Umit Bektas)
A search and rescue dog searches for survivers at the blast site hit by a rocket during the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh in the city of Ganja, Azerbaijan (REUTERS/Umit Bektas)
Updated on Oct 13, 2020 02:53 PM IST
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Pak violates ceasefire in J&K’s Poonch district, India hits back

Pakistan resorted to heavy firing and mortar shelling in forward areas along the LoC in Kerni, Qasba and Shahpur sectors of Poonch district
Pakistan violated the ceasefire by firing with small arms & intense shelling with mortars along LoC in Poonch earlier as well; it has done so 37 times already in September.(ANI file)
Pakistan violated the ceasefire by firing with small arms & intense shelling with mortars along LoC in Poonch earlier as well; it has done so 37 times already in September.(ANI file)
Updated on Sep 23, 2020 04:43 PM IST
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Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC yet again

Pakistan has violated ceasefire over 3,200 times this year so far
Lt Gen BS Raju, General-Officer-in-Command of 15 Corps, on Thursday said that the army has alerted all formations to keep a check on any flying object seen along the LoC.(Representational Photo/PTI)
Lt Gen BS Raju, General-Officer-in-Command of 15 Corps, on Thursday said that the army has alerted all formations to keep a check on any flying object seen along the LoC.(Representational Photo/PTI)
Updated on Sep 11, 2020 01:34 PM IST
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EU seeks immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Afghanistan, condemns violence

The European mission heads said the targeted killings against clergy, journalists, human rights defenders, among others, have increased in the recent weeks.
US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad is in Asia these days, travelling over to Islamabad, Tashkent and Doha to garner support to meet the remaining commitments ahead of intra-Afghan negotiations. (AP photo)
US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad is in Asia these days, travelling over to Islamabad, Tashkent and Doha to garner support to meet the remaining commitments ahead of intra-Afghan negotiations. (AP photo)
Updated on Jul 02, 2020 09:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi

Houses damaged, animals killed after Pakistan violates ceasefire in J-K’s Poonch

Police said some houses were damaged in Balakot and Sandote area of Mendhar and many animals were killed and injured in the shelling by Pakistan.
The Indian Army retaliated befittingly to the violation, Lt Col Anand added.(PTI File Photo)
The Indian Army retaliated befittingly to the violation, Lt Col Anand added.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on May 26, 2020 10:11 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu | ByRavi Krishnan Khajuria | Edited by Meenakshi Ray

Office sealed in Noida after 13 employees, kin test positive for coronavirus

According to the health department, last week, the company ‘Ceasefire’ was sanitised and locked but not sealed. On Tuesday afternoon, the company was sealed.
On Monday, former DM BN Singh had to face the wrath of UP CM Yogi Adityanath for the trail of people who got infected through the employees of Ceasefire.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT file photo. Image for representational purpose)
On Monday, former DM BN Singh had to face the wrath of UP CM Yogi Adityanath for the trail of people who got infected through the employees of Ceasefire.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT file photo. Image for representational purpose)
Updated on Apr 01, 2020 08:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Noida | ByPreety Acharya

Two killed as Pak violates ceasefire along LoC in J&K

The civilians were injured when they were hit by splinters from mortar shells in Bandi Chechian area in Shahpur sector.
Two civilians, including a woman, were killed while eight others were injured as Pakistan violated ceasefire (ANI PHOTO)
Two civilians, including a woman, were killed while eight others were injured as Pakistan violated ceasefire (ANI PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 04, 2019 12:21 AM IST
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Two soldiers, civilian killed in ceasefire violation by Pak troops in J&K

The Pakistan Army, in the unprovoked ceasefire violation, had targeted civilian areas killing one civilian and injuring three others in the area.
Indian Army on Sunday inflicted heavy damages and casualty on the Pakistan side after two Indian soldiers and a civilian were killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara. (PTI file photo)(Representative Image)
Indian Army on Sunday inflicted heavy damages and casualty on the Pakistan side after two Indian soldiers and a civilian were killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara. (PTI file photo)(Representative Image)
Updated on Oct 20, 2019 11:44 AM IST
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Srinagar | ByAsian News International

Pakistan army violates ceasefire, targets civilian areas in Jammu & Kashmir

Pakistan troops also shelled forward areas of Keri along the LoC in Rajouri district overnight triggering panic and fear among the residents, the officials said.
The shelling caused damage to a shop while a cowshed was gutted, the officials said. Representative Image(PTI Photo)
The shelling caused damage to a shop while a cowshed was gutted, the officials said. Representative Image(PTI Photo)
Updated on Oct 03, 2019 08:03 PM IST
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Jammu | ByPress Trust of India

Pakistan fires mortar along the LoC, in another ceasefire violation

Pakistan resorted to heavy shelling in Shahpur and Kerni areas along the LoC. A police official said few structures suffered damages in Balakote in Friday night’s fire but there was no loss to life or injury. Indian army replied befittingly to Pakistani aggression.
Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers standing guard during a night patrol near the fence at the India-Pakistan International Border at the outpost of Akhnoor sector.(HT Photo/ File)
Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers standing guard during a night patrol near the fence at the India-Pakistan International Border at the outpost of Akhnoor sector.(HT Photo/ File)
Updated on Sep 21, 2019 03:55 PM IST
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Pakistan violated ceasefire, used high calibre weapons in Poonch: Indian Army

The Indian Army has been told to expect desperate infiltration bids by large groups of terrorist from the across the border.
Cross-border firing along the LoC was reported from Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch by Pakistani troops.(HT Photo)
Cross-border firing along the LoC was reported from Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch by Pakistani troops.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 27, 2019 02:29 PM IST
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Pakistan violates ceasefire at LoC second day in a row

The mortar shelling and small arms firing from across the border in Kalal area of Nowshera sector started at around 6.45 pm, prompting strong and effective retaliation by the Indian army, the spokesman said.
Lance Naik Sandeep Thapa (35), a resident of village Rajawala in Sahaspur district of Dehradun, sustained fatal injuries in the Pakistani firing in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district, as per an army official.(HT image)
Lance Naik Sandeep Thapa (35), a resident of village Rajawala in Sahaspur district of Dehradun, sustained fatal injuries in the Pakistani firing in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district, as per an army official.(HT image)
Updated on Aug 19, 2019 07:47 AM IST
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Jammu | ByPress Trust of India

Soldier killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri

The firing from across the border started in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nowshera sector at around 6.30 am, prompting strong and effective retaliation by Indian Army guarding the border, a defence spokesman said.
Pakistan on Saturday violated ceasefire by resorting to mortar shelling and small arms firing on forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district.(Nitin Kanotra/HT File Photo)
Pakistan on Saturday violated ceasefire by resorting to mortar shelling and small arms firing on forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district.(Nitin Kanotra/HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 16, 2020 04:11 PM IST
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Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J-K’s Poonch

The cross-border firing started around 7 am in Krishnaghati sector of the district and continued for several hours, prompting strong response from the Indian side, a defence official said.
There have been no reports of any injury or casualty on the Indian side.(ANI Photo)
There have been no reports of any injury or casualty on the Indian side.(ANI Photo)
Published on Aug 15, 2019 09:41 PM IST
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Jammu | ByPress Trust of India

Pak violates ceasefire along LOC in J&K after downgrading ties

The late night violations followed Islamabad’s decision to downgrade diplomatic ties with New Delhi in protest of abrogation of Article 370 that provided Jammu and Kashmir special status
The first instance of violation was reported in the afternoon and the second late in the night using mortar shelling and small arms firing on forward posts and villages(PTI Photo)
The first instance of violation was reported in the afternoon and the second late in the night using mortar shelling and small arms firing on forward posts and villages(PTI Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2019 03:04 PM IST
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Opinion| Did Jawaharlal Nehru mishandle Kashmir?

Many believe Nehru’s judgment was clouded by his personal attachment to Kashmir. That could be his biggest lapse. But isn’t the BJP raking up all this and also exaggerating it for political purposes?
A decision to ceasefire is not determined by generals alone. In 1948, Nehru had three good reasons for ordering one(File Photo)
A decision to ceasefire is not determined by generals alone. In 1948, Nehru had three good reasons for ordering one(File Photo)
Updated on Jul 07, 2019 06:29 AM IST
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Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J-K’s Rajouri

“At about 9.00 pm Friday, Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation starting with firing of small arms followed by shelling with mortar along the LoC in Nowshera sector,” a Public Relation Officer (Defence) said.
Poonch: Border Security Force (BSF) jawans patrol near Line of Control (LoC) . PTI Photo
Poonch: Border Security Force (BSF) jawans patrol near Line of Control (LoC) . PTI Photo
Updated on Jul 06, 2019 07:51 AM IST
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Jammu | ByPress Trust of India

Mehbooba appeals to Centre for ceasefire during Ramzan

Mehbooba also urged militants to stop their attacks on security forces during the holy month so that people of Kashmir can hold peaceful prayers throughout the month.
While addressing mediapersons here, Mehbooba said,“Ramadan is approaching. People pray day and night and go to mosques.(HT Photo)
While addressing mediapersons here, Mehbooba said,“Ramadan is approaching. People pray day and night and go to mosques.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 05, 2019 05:41 PM IST
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SRINAGAR | ByHT Correspondent

Army jawan killed in LoC firing by Pakistan

There has been a spurt in ceasefire violations by Pakistan after India’s air strike at Jaish-e-Mohammad terror camp in Balakot on February 26.
A 24-year-old rifleman Yash Paul lost his life in firing by Pakistan Army along the LoC in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district.(AFP/Representative Image)
A 24-year-old rifleman Yash Paul lost his life in firing by Pakistan Army along the LoC in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district.(AFP/Representative Image)
Updated on Mar 24, 2019 11:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByAshiq Hussain

Pakistan violates ceasefire, targets forward posts and villages along LoC in J-K’s Akhnoor sector

Barring a two-hour cross-border firing in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district Saturday afternoon, the guns had fallen silent all along the LoC since Friday night
The ceasefire violations by Pakistan witnessed a spurt after India’s air strike at Jaish-e-Mohammad terror camp in Balakot in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Feb 26 in a preemptive action(Nitin Kanotra / HT Photo/ Representative Image)
The ceasefire violations by Pakistan witnessed a spurt after India’s air strike at Jaish-e-Mohammad terror camp in Balakot in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Feb 26 in a preemptive action(Nitin Kanotra / HT Photo/ Representative Image)
Updated on Mar 04, 2019 10:17 AM IST
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Jammu | ByPress Trust of India

3 ceasefire violations along LoC in one day, says India

At least five Indian soldiers were injured as Pakistan fired mortar shells and missiles across the LoC at several areas in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.
Pakistan violated the ceasefire agreement on Thursday along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch, a defence official said.(HT File / Representative Photo)
Pakistan violated the ceasefire agreement on Thursday along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch, a defence official said.(HT File / Representative Photo)
Updated on Feb 28, 2019 03:36 PM IST
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Pakistan summons Indian diplomat to condemn ‘unprovoked firing’

Pakistan’s foreign office spokesman Mohammad Faisal claimed that the Indian forces along the Line of Control and the Working boundary are continuously targeting civilian populated areas with heavy weapons and carried out more than 2,312 ceasefire violations so far in 2018.
Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers standing guard during a night patrol near the fence at the India-Pakistan International Border. Pakistan on Saturday summoned India’s deputy high commissioner J P Singh and condemned the “unprovoked firing” on the Line of Control by Indian troops that killed a woman.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)
Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers standing guard during a night patrol near the fence at the India-Pakistan International Border. Pakistan on Saturday summoned India’s deputy high commissioner J P Singh and condemned the “unprovoked firing” on the Line of Control by Indian troops that killed a woman.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)
Published on Nov 03, 2018 10:49 PM IST
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Islamabad | ByPress Trust of India

Pakistani troops violate ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch

The in the Digwar sector was started by Pakistani troops, who targeted forward posts by using small arms, around 8:30 am, Indian troops said.
Border Security Force (BSF) jawans patrol near Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch.(PTI File Photo)
Border Security Force (BSF) jawans patrol near Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch.(PTI File Photo)
Published on Oct 14, 2018 03:16 PM IST
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Jammu | ByPress Trust of India

Afghan president announces ‘conditional’ Eid ceasefire with Taliban

A senior official in President Ghani’s office said the “conditional” ceasefire would run for three months.
Afghan president Ashraf Ghani speaks during a press conference at Presidential Palace in Kabul on June 30.(AFP File Photo)
Afghan president Ashraf Ghani speaks during a press conference at Presidential Palace in Kabul on June 30.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Aug 19, 2018 08:33 PM IST
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Kabul | ByReuters

Pakistan violates ceasefire, one jawan injured in firing across LoC in Rajouri

Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire by firing on Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, drawing retaliation from the Army. One Army jawan was reported to have been injured in the ceasefire violation.
The Centre had on Tuesday said 55 civilians and security personnel have been killed in alleged ceasefire violations along the LoC and in firing across the international border with Pakistan so far in 2018.(AFP/Picture for representation)
The Centre had on Tuesday said 55 civilians and security personnel have been killed in alleged ceasefire violations along the LoC and in firing across the international border with Pakistan so far in 2018.(AFP/Picture for representation)
Updated on Aug 01, 2018 12:56 PM IST
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Jammu | ByPress Trust of India

Taliban say ceasefire won’t be extended, as suicide attack kills 18

Further dampening hopes for peace after jubilant scenes during the ceasefire over the Muslim holiday, the Taliban announced they would not be extending the truce beyond Sunday night.
People take selfies with the Taliban in Kabul, Afghanistan June 16, 2018.(REUTERS)
People take selfies with the Taliban in Kabul, Afghanistan June 16, 2018.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 18, 2018 03:30 PM IST
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