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Soldier dies in Pak shelling in Rajouri

Hindustan Times/Jammu | By HT Correspondent, Jammu
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 01:24 AM IST
The deceased soldier has been identified as Naib Subedar Ravinder of Jhajjar in Haryana. (HT Photo)
The deceased soldier has been identified as Naib Subedar Ravinder of Jhajjar in Haryana. (HT Photo)

Soldier killed in Pak ceasefire violation along Line of Control in J&K

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 08:22 PM IST
Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation on the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district, said a defence spokesman.
The CCTV footage of the incident has gone viral on social media. (HT Photo)
The CCTV footage of the incident has gone viral on social media. (HT Photo)

‘Act of terrorism’: BJP after party worker assaulted by PDP leader

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 04:53 PM IST
The PDP leader, in his complaint, claimed that the BJP leader had abused some women activists of the party during the victory procession.
A house damaged in a ceasefire violation at Naugam Sector in Kashmir on November 13.(ANI)
A house damaged in a ceasefire violation at Naugam Sector in Kashmir on November 13.(ANI)

Pak opens fire along border in Rajouri district, India retaliates

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 22, 2020 05:25 PM IST
Security forces launched a search operation in the Mendhar sector of Poonch district after a Pakistani drone was noticed along the LoC on Saturday evening.
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
File photo(Nitin Kanotra/Hindustan Times)
File photo(Nitin Kanotra/Hindustan Times)

Pakistan opens heavy fire in Rajouri sector of Jammu and Kashmir

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2020 06:08 PM IST
The shelling and firing from across the border in Nowshera sector was “unprovoked” and drew a befitting retaliation by the Indian Army, a defence spokesman said.
Indian Army destroyed 3 mortar shells of Pakistan Army that were found after the recent ceasefire violation in Karmara village of Poonch on Monday.(Photo: ANI)
Indian Army destroyed 3 mortar shells of Pakistan Army that were found after the recent ceasefire violation in Karmara village of Poonch on Monday.(Photo: ANI)

Army officer, 3 militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir

Hindustan Times, Srinagar/ Jammu | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2019 04:50 AM IST
Giving details of the Rajouri incident, a senior Army officer told PTI that a patrol team saw “suspicious movement” near the forward area along LoC in the Kalal belt of Nowshera sector and engaged with the terrorists.
An Army personnel was killed on Friday in Pakistani Army firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said(HT Photo)
An Army personnel was killed on Friday in Pakistani Army firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said(HT Photo)

Soldier killed in Pakistan shelling along LoC in J-K

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 02:39 PM IST
This was the fourth casualty on the Indian side in Pakistan mortar shelling and small arms firing in the twin districts of Rajouri and Poonch since August 17.
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)

Pakistan violates ceasefire at LoC second day in a row

Jammu | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 07:47 AM IST
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.
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was part of the fighter fleet that was sent to counter a package of incoming PAF fighters comprising F-16s among others on February 27, 2019.(ANI PHOTO.)
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was part of the fighter fleet that was sent to counter a package of incoming PAF fighters comprising F-16s among others on February 27, 2019.(ANI PHOTO.)

Balakot pilot Abhinandan Varthaman clears medical tests, set to fly soon

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 11:03 PM IST
The Bangalore-based Institute of Aerospace Medicine - the final certifying authority on the fitness of a pilot – declared Wing Commander Abhinandan fit to fly.
A civilian was injured as Pakistani troops violated ceasefire along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nowshera area of Rajouri district on Monday(Representative Image/HT File Photo)
A civilian was injured as Pakistani troops violated ceasefire along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nowshera area of Rajouri district on Monday(Representative Image/HT File Photo)

Civilian injured as Pakistan violates ceasfire along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By HT Correpondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2019 03:45 PM IST
The preliminary inquiry into the accident has allegedly indicated several lapses leading to the tragic accident. For instance, the air traffic control called the helicopter back even as air engagement between Indian and Pakistani fighters intensified.(HT File Photo)
The preliminary inquiry into the accident has allegedly indicated several lapses leading to the tragic accident. For instance, the air traffic control called the helicopter back even as air engagement between Indian and Pakistani fighters intensified.(HT File Photo)

IAF officer set to face criminal case for missile that downed Mi-17 chopper

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sudhi Ranjan Sen
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 07:04 AM IST
On February 27, even as Indian and Pakistani jets were engaged in a dogfight in the Nowshera sector, a Russian-made Mi-17 helicopter of IAF crashed. All six airmen on board the helicopter were killed.
The PAF lost one F-16 aircraft that day in a dogfight with a Russian MiG-21 Bison flown by Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman.(REUTERS)
The PAF lost one F-16 aircraft that day in a dogfight with a Russian MiG-21 Bison flown by Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman.(REUTERS)

India gives Pak F-16 intel to US

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2019 09:08 AM IST
South Block officials said on condition of anonymity that this evidence – call signs associated with PAF F-16s, and specific details of the AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air To Air Missile (AMRAAM) used by the intruding fighting falcons – were shared with the US through institutionalised intelligence channels.
Defence spokesperson said Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation along LoC in Nowshera and Sunderbani sectors.(PTI File Photo/Representative image)
Defence spokesperson said Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation along LoC in Nowshera and Sunderbani sectors.(PTI File Photo/Representative image)

Heavy shelling by Pakistan along LoC, India strongly retaliates

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2019 01:55 PM IST
“The Indian Army is retaliating strongly and effectively,” defence spokesperson said.
IAF officers show sections of an exploded AMRAAM missile, said to be fired by Pakistan Air Force (PAF) F-16s which were found in Rajouri district.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
IAF officers show sections of an exploded AMRAAM missile, said to be fired by Pakistan Air Force (PAF) F-16s which were found in Rajouri district.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)

‘Over in 90 seconds’: Officers detail India, Pakistan air duel along border

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sudhi Ranjan Sen
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2019 11:26 AM IST
The dogfight between Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman and a Pakistan Air Force over the skies of the Nowshera in Rajouri district of Jammu Province lasted just 90 seconds.
The US made F-16 was shot down by the Russian made MiG-21, a senior official who didn’t want to named to said.(PTI/Picture for representation)
The US made F-16 was shot down by the Russian made MiG-21, a senior official who didn’t want to named to said.(PTI/Picture for representation)

First aerial dogfight in 48 years escalates India-Pakistan tensions

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sudhi Ranjan Sen
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2019 06:40 AM IST
The engagement over the skies of Nowshera in Rajouri district of Jammu Province is the first aerial dogfight between the two air force’s since the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War.
BSF jawans patrolling along the Indo-Pak international border in Amritsar on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
BSF jawans patrolling along the Indo-Pak international border in Amritsar on Wednesday.(HT Photo)

Heavy firing by Pakistan along LoC, Army strongly retaliates

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2020 03:31 PM IST
Pakistan violated ceasefire along LoC in three sectors in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday evening.
Family members of Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal seen crying near his coffin during the wreath-laying ceremony, in Dehradun on February 18.(HT Photo)
Family members of Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal seen crying near his coffin during the wreath-laying ceremony, in Dehradun on February 18.(HT Photo)

Dehradun mourns its army majors killed in Pulwama attacks

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2019 07:27 AM IST
While Major Chitresh Bisht was killed in an IED blast in Kashmir’s Nowshera on Saturday, Major Vibhuti Singh Dhoundiyal died in an encounter with JeM militants in Pulwama.
Major Bisht’s body was brought by army personnel in Dehradun’s Old Nehru Colony on Monday at around 8.30am amid large crowds including chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, ministers, politicians, army, police and administrative officials who paid their last tributes to the major.(HT Photo)
Major Bisht’s body was brought by army personnel in Dehradun’s Old Nehru Colony on Monday at around 8.30am amid large crowds including chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, ministers, politicians, army, police and administrative officials who paid their last tributes to the major.(HT Photo)

Dehradun pays last respects to late army major killed while defusing mine in Kashmir

Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2019 03:23 PM IST
Major Bisht, who was supposed to get married on March 7, was in the army’s Corps of Engineers and posted in Nowshera sector.
Major Chitresh Bisht died in Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir after a mine he was defusing blew up.(HT PHOTO)
Major Chitresh Bisht died in Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir after a mine he was defusing blew up.(HT PHOTO)

Army officer killed while defusing mines was to get married next month

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2019 08:42 AM IST
He had defused one mine but the second one exploded when he was defusing it.
Sources said the officer and soldier, who were out on patrol, had spotted freshly-dug soil on the dirt track.(PTI/Picture for representation)
Sources said the officer and soldier, who were out on patrol, had spotted freshly-dug soil on the dirt track.(PTI/Picture for representation)

Army officer defuses landmine in J-K’s Rajouri, second one kills him

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2019 11:15 PM IST
An Army officer has been killed and a soldier injured in an IED blast near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, a defence spokesperson said on Saturday.
Havildar Charanjeet Singh (42) had sustained grievous bullet injuries during the firing at Sunderbani sector in Rajouri district on Tuesday. He succumbed to his injuries on Friday morning.
Havildar Charanjeet Singh (42) had sustained grievous bullet injuries during the firing at Sunderbani sector in Rajouri district on Tuesday. He succumbed to his injuries on Friday morning.

Soldier injured in Pakistani firing dies

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By HT Correspondent, Jammu
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 11:47 AM IST
Havildar Charanjeet Singh (42) had sustained grievous bullet injuries during the firing at Sunderbani sector in Rajouri district on Tuesday.
Border Security Force soldiers patrol near the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch.(PTI FILE)
Border Security Force soldiers patrol near the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch.(PTI FILE)

Pakistan again violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri and Poonch

Press Trust of India, Jammu | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2018 08:38 PM IST
The Indian army is retaliating strongly and effectively and the exchange of fire between the two sides in both the sectors was going on when last reports were received.
The body of Rattan Singh was removed and was being handed over to his family for last rites after legal formalities.(PTI File Photo)
The body of Rattan Singh was removed and was being handed over to his family for last rites after legal formalities.(PTI File Photo)

Civilian allegedly killed during firing practice by Army in Rajouri

Press Trust of India, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2018 11:11 PM IST
Rattan Singh, 50, was hit by splinters during practice firing by army in Nowshera area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district.
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