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What I learnt from the Army: Lieutenant General Satish Dua (retired)

Hindustan Times | By Satish Dua
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2020 08:09 AM IST
In an exclusive story penned for HT Brunch, the former Lieutenant General says that if we don’t work together, we won’t win. If we don’t win, we die...
Image for representation.(Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)
Image for representation.(Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)

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

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 06:41 PM IST
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).
An Indian Army soldier stands guard near the Sadhana pass, about 8 km from the Line of Control (LOC) in Kupwara. (Image used for representation).(AFP PHOTO.)
An Indian Army soldier stands guard near the Sadhana pass, about 8 km from the Line of Control (LOC) in Kupwara. (Image used for representation).(AFP PHOTO.)

Pakistani fighter jet spotted close to LoC in Poonch

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 12:58 PM IST
The spokesperson said that a jet stream was clearly visible in the sky close to the LoC in Poonch. Recently, a few drones had been spotted near the Line of Control.
On Thursday, Subedar Swatantra Singh was killed and a civilian critically injured in Pakistani shelling along the LoC in Kirni and Qasba sectors of Poonch district.(ANI)
On Thursday, Subedar Swatantra Singh was killed and a civilian critically injured in Pakistani shelling along the LoC in Kirni and Qasba sectors of Poonch district.(ANI)

3 soldiers killed in Pak shelling along LoC in Rajouri and Poonch, India hits back

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 10:19 PM IST
Two soldiers were killed when after Pak army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in Rajouri’s Sunderbani sector.
Havaldar Sangram Patil, who was killed in action during the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district, early on Saturday.(HT Photo)
Havaldar Sangram Patil, who was killed in action during the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district, early on Saturday.(HT Photo)

Havaldar killed in Pakistani shelling along LoC in J&K’s Nowshera

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 21, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Another soldier was injured in the ceasefire violation around 1am on Saturday
Representational photo.(AFP)
Representational photo.(AFP)

Army officer injured in grenade blast on LoC

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 03:54 PM IST
He was shifted to Army Hospital in Rajouri for treatment. He is stated to be out of danger
A house damaged in Pakistani shelling in Naugam Sector in Kashmir on Friday(ANI)(File photo for representation)
A house damaged in Pakistani shelling in Naugam Sector in Kashmir on Friday(ANI)(File photo for representation)

News updates from Hindustan Times: India summons Pakistani chargé d’affaires to protest civilian deaths in LoC shelling and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2020 08:32 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 9 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
A house damaged in Pakistani shelling in Naugam Sector in Kashmir on Friday(ANI)
A house damaged in Pakistani shelling in Naugam Sector in Kashmir on Friday(ANI)

India summons Pakistani chargé d’affaires to protest civilian deaths in LoC shelling

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2020 08:02 PM IST
Aftab Hassan Khan, the acting head of the Pakistan high commission, was summoned by the external affairs ministry a day after the ceasefire violations along the Line of Control in Kashmir by Pakistani troops triggered an intense exchange of fire.
Representational Image.
Representational Image.

J&K: India, Pakistan exchange heavy shelling in Uri, along LoC

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sameer
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 01:53 PM IST
Residents said the shelling was intermittent and both sides used small arms and mortars, triggering panic in the region
The officials said Pakistan Army also fired towards Indian positions in Uri sector of Baramulla district.(Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times file photo)
The officials said Pakistan Army also fired towards Indian positions in Uri sector of Baramulla district.(Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times file photo)

Pakistan violates ceasefire in three sectors along LoC

Srinagar | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 01:31 PM IST
No casualties have been reported in the incidents, the officials said, adding that the Indian Army was retaliating in all the three sectors.
Lt Gen BS Raju said there have been other attempts to send weapons into other parts of Jammu & Kashmir and even Punjab.(Repreentational Photo/PTI File)
Lt Gen BS Raju said there have been other attempts to send weapons into other parts of Jammu & Kashmir and even Punjab.(Repreentational Photo/PTI File)

Prevented 75% more infiltration attempts across LoC this year compared to 2019: Indian Army

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain
PUBLISHED ON OCT 10, 2020 05:00 PM IST
Lt Gen B S Raju said the militant recruitment has overall decreased in the last six months
Representational image.
Representational image.

Poonch: Indian soldier dies in shelling along LoC

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By Ravi Krishan Khajuria
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2020 02:23 PM IST
Late Wednesday, Pakistan opened heavy fire in Mankote area around 6.45pm
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)

Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC yet again

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 01:34 PM IST
Pakistan has violated ceasefire over 3,200 times this year so far
Appreciating the measures adopted by the troops while maintaining domination, BSF DG Rakesh Asthana emphasised on meeting the security challenges more effectively. (HT Photo)
Appreciating the measures adopted by the troops while maintaining domination, BSF DG Rakesh Asthana emphasised on meeting the security challenges more effectively. (HT Photo)

‘Pakistan, China planning against us’: BSF chief to jawans on visit to LoC

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 08:52 AM IST
Though the Army has the operational command of the 744-km long LoC, the BSF has also been deployed to assist the former.
Security personnel during a cordon and search operation, after Pakistan army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation along the LoC, at Mankote sector in Poonch district, earlier this year.(PTI)
Security personnel during a cordon and search operation, after Pakistan army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation along the LoC, at Mankote sector in Poonch district, earlier this year.(PTI)

Pak firing along LoC kills another army officer in Jammu’s Rajouri district

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2020 10:41 AM IST
Pakistan has been regularly opening unprovoked heavy fire on the LoC and the international border (IB) since the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5, 2019
The security forces also seized six pistols, including nine magazines and six rounds of ammunition, 21 grenades, two under barrel grenade launchers (UBGLs) and two Kenwood radio sets.(HT Photo)
The security forces also seized six pistols, including nine magazines and six rounds of ammunition, 21 grenades, two under barrel grenade launchers (UBGLs) and two Kenwood radio sets.(HT Photo)

Army says multiple hideouts busted along LoC in Uri sector

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 02:31 PM IST
Defence spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said that on August 30, a movement of suspicious persons was detected along the LoC in Rampur sector in J&K’s Baramulla district
Under the Comprehensive Integrated Border Management plan, all 1,923 border outposts manned by BSF on Pakistan and Bangladesh border will be equipped with sensors and CCTVs.
Under the Comprehensive Integrated Border Management plan, all 1,923 border outposts manned by BSF on Pakistan and Bangladesh border will be equipped with sensors and CCTVs.

BSF to undergo tech upgradation, to get 436 drones and new anti-drone systems

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 02:39 PM IST
In the past one year, Pakistani deep state is using Chinese commercial drones to transport assault rifles, pistols and grenades to the Khalistani terrorists in Punjab as well as jihadis in Jammu and Kashmir.
File photo of Havaldar Rajendra Singh Negi of Army’s 11 Garhwal Rifles.
File photo of Havaldar Rajendra Singh Negi of Army’s 11 Garhwal Rifles.

Missing for 8 months, army jawan’s body found buried under snow near LoC

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Kalyan Das
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2020 01:32 PM IST
Failing to find his body, the army had declared him a ‘martyr’ in June and communicated the same to his family in a letter on June 21.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Ladakh reference was to the brutal skirmish in the remote Galwan Valley where Indian soldiers fought off numerically superior Chinese troops on June 15.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Ladakh reference was to the brutal skirmish in the remote Galwan Valley where Indian soldiers fought off numerically superior Chinese troops on June 15.

From LoC to LAC, forces are ready to respond: PM Modi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2020 12:40 AM IST
The PM’s comments on securing India’s sovereignty from LoC to LAC are a stern and clear message of the country’s resolve and political will to defend its frontiers, said former army vice chief Lieutenant General AS Lamba (retd).
Pakistan had shelled areas in Rajouri and Poonch districts on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.(HT Photo)
Pakistan had shelled areas in Rajouri and Poonch districts on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.(HT Photo)

Pak army shells areas along LoC in J-K’s Poonch

Jammu | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2020 05:24 PM IST
The Indian Army retaliated befittingly, he said. Pakistan had shelled areas in Rajouri and Poonch districts on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
This is the third day that Pakistani forces have violated the ceasefire along the LoC.(ANI)
This is the third day that Pakistani forces have violated the ceasefire along the LoC.(ANI)

Pak Army shells forward areas along LoC in Poonch

Jammu | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 23, 2020 03:47 PM IST
This is the third day that Pakistani forces have violated the ceasefire along the LoC. Pakistani troops had shelled areas along the LoC in Rajouri and Poonch districts on Tuesday and Wednesday.
An MEA statement said Pakistan was called upon to adhere to the 2003 ceasefire for maintaining peace and tranquillity along the LoC and the international boundary.(HT File / Representational Photo)
An MEA statement said Pakistan was called upon to adhere to the 2003 ceasefire for maintaining peace and tranquillity along the LoC and the international boundary.(HT File / Representational Photo)

India summons Pakistani envoy over death of 3 civilians in LoC ceasefire violation

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2020 10:12 PM IST
The Pakistani charge d’affaires was told three civilians, including a child, were killed and another child was injured in an unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistani forces in Krishna Ghati sector in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday night. The dead belonged to the same family.
Major General Virendra Vats GOC 19 Infantry Division, Baramulla said there could be 250 to 300 terrorists in their launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC).(ANI)
Major General Virendra Vats GOC 19 Infantry Division, Baramulla said there could be 250 to 300 terrorists in their launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC).(ANI)

Terror launch pads across LoC full, says top army commander in Kashmir

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Sabir Hussain
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 01:52 PM IST
Two terrorists who tried to infiltrate from across the LoC but cutting a fence were shot dead by the army.
The army said the terrorists were intercepted when they were crossing the Line of Control in the Bhimber Gali sector in Rajouri.(Representative Photo/PTI)
The army said the terrorists were intercepted when they were crossing the Line of Control in the Bhimber Gali sector in Rajouri.(Representative Photo/PTI)

Pakistani terrorist killed along LoC in Rajouri, infiltration bid foiled

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria| Edited by Sabir Hussain
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 05:31 PM IST
There has been a spurt in ceasefire violation and infiltration attempts by Pakistan along the International Border (IB) and the Line of Control (LoC) since March 15 amid the Covid-19 outbreak.
On Tuesday, Dilbag Singh, director-general of police (DGP), J&K Police, had said the UT’s anti-infiltration grid is intact, despite active terror launch pads across the LoC constantly trying to infiltrate terrorists.(ANI)
On Tuesday, Dilbag Singh, director-general of police (DGP), J&K Police, had said the UT’s anti-infiltration grid is intact, despite active terror launch pads across the LoC constantly trying to infiltrate terrorists.(ANI)

Pak terrorist killed along LoC, infiltration bid foiled

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 12:58 PM IST
The infiltration bid was foiled around 5.55am and the terrorists had entered 400 metres inside the Indian territory in the Keri sector, said an Army source, requesting anonymity.
Jammu and Kashmir’s Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh said attempts by Pakistan to infiltrate terrorists from launch pads across the Line of Control will be foiled.(ANI)
Jammu and Kashmir’s Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh said attempts by Pakistan to infiltrate terrorists from launch pads across the Line of Control will be foiled.(ANI)

Terror launch pads across LoC active, but we are ready, says J-K DGP

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria| Edited by sabir Hussain
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2020 05:30 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir’s police chief Dilbagh Singh said anti-terror operations are on in full throttle in the union territory and 128 terrorists have been killed so far this year.
India has dismissed previous such claims by the Pakistan Army.(PTI)
India has dismissed previous such claims by the Pakistan Army.(PTI)

Pakistan Army claims to shoot down ‘Indian quadcopter’ along LoC

Islamabad | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2020 05:48 AM IST
Military spokesperson Major General Babar Iftikhar said that the copter intruded 700 meters from Kanzalwan sector.
U 17 Women’s World Cup trophy(FIFA)
U 17 Women’s World Cup trophy(FIFA)

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in India to be held from Feb 17 to Mar 7 in 2021

New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2020 07:32 PM IST
“We are now looking ahead and hoping to host a wonderful tournament that will give women’s football in India, the perfect platform to grow and develop,” said the LOC in a release.
The Pakistani army has violated the ceasefire around 1,400 times this year.(Nitin Kanotra/HT File Photo)
The Pakistani army has violated the ceasefire around 1,400 times this year.(Nitin Kanotra/HT File Photo)

Pakistani soldier killed in India’s retaliatory fire along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch

Hindustan Times, | By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2020 07:28 AM IST
Defence spokesperson Lt Col Devender Anand said, “There was unprovoked firing and shelling by Pak troops in Shahpur and Kirni sectors late Wednesday prompting us to respond in equal measure.”
Mortars along the Line of Control (LoC) in three sectors of Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district were fired on Tuesday, a defence spokesperson said.(PTI)
Mortars along the Line of Control (LoC) in three sectors of Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district were fired on Tuesday, a defence spokesperson said.(PTI)

Pakistan Army shells three sectors along LoC in Poonch

Jammu | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON APR 28, 2020 01:49 PM IST
On Monday, the Pakistan Army had targeted Mankote area of Poonch.
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