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J-K's Poonch Fort: Marvelous tourist attraction showcasing ancient architecture

The dilapidated 'Poonch Fort' in the centre of town adds to the grandeur of Poonch, a city steeped in history, showcasing the brilliance of ancient architects.

Poonch Fort remains a witness to historical events which saw the rise and fall of many powerful rulers of its time.(ANI photo)
Published on May 18, 2023 05:05 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, New Delhi

Ahead of G20 meets, army schools shut till May 20 in Jammu, Poonch, Rajouri, Kathua & Samba

Over a dozen Army public schools in Poonch, Rajouri, Kathua, Samba and Jammu districts were closed as a precautionary measure ahead of G20 summit meets. The move comes amid search operations to track terrorists responsible for recent attacks that left 10 soldiers dead.

Security personnel during a cordon and search operation in Poonch on Wednesday. (PTI)
Updated on May 10, 2023 11:44 PM IST
By, Jammu

Pakistan-based terror groups shift focus from Valley to Rajouri, Poonch

K Rajendra, former DGP of Jammu and Kashmir, said the spike in terror activities in Rajouri and Poonch could be attributed to the G20 summit meets. Pakistan has terrorism as its state policy to foment trouble in the region, he added

A multitude of factors, including a change in Pakistan’s strategy and lesser presence of security forces, are claimed to be the reasons behind the spike in terrorism in the twin border districts of Jammu and Kashmir -- Rajouri and Poonch -- in the past two years. (ANI)
Updated on May 06, 2023 12:52 AM IST

Poonch terror attack: 6 locals held for providing logistics to attackers

Six terrorists, including an entire family, colluded on the instructions of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and provided logistical support to the terrorists.

On April 20, terrorists ambushed an army truck in Bhatta Durrian in Mendhar tehsil of Poonch district by taking advantage of heavy rain and low visibility. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 29, 2023 04:19 AM IST

Rain lash Kashmir, snowfall in Gulmarg

The Gulmarg meadow, famous for its ski trials, pine forests and mountain peaks near the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir, some 50 km from summer capital Srinagar, was covered with a blanket of snow during Thursday

Higher reaches in Kashmir received fresh snowfall on Friday. The tourist resort of Gulmarg and other mountainous areas were covered with overnight snowfall and widespread rains lashed the plains. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 28, 2023 10:55 PM IST
ByAshiq Hussain, Srinagar
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