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Jammu and Kashmir Police Recruitment 2019: 2700 constable posts to be filled, visit jkpolice.gov.in for details

J-K Police Recruitment 2019: The Jammu and Kashmir Police has issued two notification regarding recruitment of constables on its official website jkpolice.gov.in.
J-K Police Recruitment 2019: Jammu and Kashmir Police has issued two notification regarding recruitment of constables on its official website jkpolice.gov.in.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
J-K Police Recruitment 2019: Jammu and Kashmir Police has issued two notification regarding recruitment of constables on its official website jkpolice.gov.in.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Mar 17, 2019 05:42 PM IST
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Sleep deprived, choked, beaten up: How IAF pilot Abhinandan held off Pak grilling

The official, who is part of a team debriefing Varthaman after he walked back into India across the Wagah border on March 1, said the Wing Commander was deprived of sleep, choked and even beaten up by his captors in Pakistan.
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Updated on Apr 21, 2020 01:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySudhi Ranjan Sen

Heavy shelling by Pakistan along LoC, India strongly retaliates

“The Indian Army is retaliating strongly and effectively,” defence spokesperson said.
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)
Updated on Mar 06, 2019 01:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu | ByHT Correspondent

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

400 more bunkers to come up in Poonch, Rajouri amid intense shelling by Pakistan

Jammu and Kashmir administration has decided to build 400 more bunkers in Poonch and Rajouri amid intense shelling from Pakistan.
Jammu, India - February 28, 2019: A border villager comes out from a community bunker at Chandu Chak village of Ranbir Singh Pura sector near the India-Pakistan international border, about 35km from Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India on Thursday, February 28, 2019. (Photo by Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)(HT photo)
Jammu, India - February 28, 2019: A border villager comes out from a community bunker at Chandu Chak village of Ranbir Singh Pura sector near the India-Pakistan international border, about 35km from Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India on Thursday, February 28, 2019. (Photo by Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)(HT photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2019 06:07 PM IST
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27-year-old woman killed, soldier injured in J&K as Pakistan shelling continues

A 27-year-old woman was killed and an off-duty soldier was wounded in shelling from across the de facto India-Pakistan border — the Line of Control (LoC) — in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch and Rajouri districts on Thursday.
Police and locals carry an injured for treatment to a hospital after firing and mortar shelling by the Pakistani Army along the LoC in Krishna Ghati (KG) sector of J&K.(PTI)
Police and locals carry an injured for treatment to a hospital after firing and mortar shelling by the Pakistani Army along the LoC in Krishna Ghati (KG) sector of J&K.(PTI)
Published on Mar 01, 2019 08:54 AM IST
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Parts of Pakistan’s AMRAAM missile found in J&K’s Rajouri: Proof shown at defence briefing

“Pakistan claimed that they intentionally dropped weapons in open space where there was no human presence or military posts. The fact is that the PAF aircraft targeted military installations,” the IAF said.
In joint defence briefing, the IAF said that many factually incorrect statements emerged from Pakistan.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
In joint defence briefing, the IAF said that many factually incorrect statements emerged from Pakistan.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 01, 2019 12:38 AM IST
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Intensity of ceasefire violations along LoC up: India

A soldier, Zakir Hussain, of the 3rd Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry, who had come home on leave, was injured around 3.15pm on Thursday at Balnoi Sagra of Mankote sector in Poonch.
Pakistan on Thursday resorted to firing four times along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch and Rajouri districts as it violated the ceasefire agreement for the seventh consecutive day with India saying it “retaliated strongly and effectively”.(HT Photo)
Pakistan on Thursday resorted to firing four times along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch and Rajouri districts as it violated the ceasefire agreement for the seventh consecutive day with India saying it “retaliated strongly and effectively”.(HT Photo)
Published on Feb 28, 2019 05:11 PM IST
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First aerial dogfight in 48 years escalates India-Pakistan tensions

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.
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)
Updated on Feb 28, 2019 06:40 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySudhi Ranjan Sen

Pakistani jets violate Indian air space in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nowshera, F-16 shot down

The Pakistani jets had entered into Indian air space over Rajouri district this morning.
Officials said Pakistani jets violated Indian air space in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district but were confronted and pushed back.(Reuters/Representative image)
Officials said Pakistani jets violated Indian air space in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district but were confronted and pushed back.(Reuters/Representative image)
Updated on Jun 15, 2020 05:26 PM IST
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Army officer killed while defusing mines was to get married next month

He had defused one mine but the second one exploded when he was defusing it.
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)
Updated on Feb 18, 2019 08:42 AM IST
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Army officer defuses landmine in J-K’s Rajouri, second one kills him

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.
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)
Updated on Feb 16, 2019 11:15 PM IST
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21 gun-salute farewell for Pune’s son, Late Major Shashidharan who fell in line of duty

The body was brought to the National War Memorial on Saturday evening where wreaths were laid and people came to pay their last respects
Major Shashidharan V Nair, who was killed in an IED explosion in Rajouri, J&K last week, was laid to rest with a 21 gun-salute and full military honours at the Vaikunth crematorium on Sunday. The pyre was lit at 11.30 am in the presence of Major Nair’s family (foreground). Also present were district guardian minister Girish Bapat and MP Anil Shirole.(HT/PHOTO)
Major Shashidharan V Nair, who was killed in an IED explosion in Rajouri, J&K last week, was laid to rest with a 21 gun-salute and full military honours at the Vaikunth crematorium on Sunday. The pyre was lit at 11.30 am in the presence of Major Nair’s family (foreground). Also present were district guardian minister Girish Bapat and MP Anil Shirole.(HT/PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 14, 2019 04:19 PM IST
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Army Major, soldier killed in blast in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nowshera

An Army major and a soldier were killed while two other soldiers were injured in an IED blast, suspected to have been planted by Pakistani terrorists, along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district on Friday.
An Army major and a soldier were killed while two other soldiers were injured in an IED blast, suspected to have been planted by Pakistani terrorists along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district on Friday.(AFP)
An Army major and a soldier were killed while two other soldiers were injured in an IED blast, suspected to have been planted by Pakistani terrorists along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district on Friday.(AFP)
Updated on Jan 11, 2019 11:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu/New Delhi | ByRavi Krishnan Khajuria and Sudhi Ranjan Sen

Rajouri girl scripts history, bags bronze in Commonwealth Karate Championship

The proud father Mohammed Iqbal is elated with his daughter’s success and urged all the young girls to step up and pursue their dreams.
The bronze-medal winner expressed happiness over the victory and credited her parents and coach for their continuous support in her journey.(ANI Twitter handle)
The bronze-medal winner expressed happiness over the victory and credited her parents and coach for their continuous support in her journey.(ANI Twitter handle)
Updated on Dec 09, 2018 04:56 PM IST
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Rajouri | ByANI

Another Army soldier killed by Pakistani sniper along LoC in J-K

An Army soldier was killed Sunday by a Pakistani sniper along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said, the third fatal casualty due to sniping from across the border in three days. The soldier, manning a forward post in Kalal area of Noushera sector, was shot by a Pakistani sniper, resulting in his death, they said.
An Army soldier was killed Sunday by a Pakistani sniper along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.(HT File Photo)
An Army soldier was killed Sunday by a Pakistani sniper along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.(HT File Photo)
Published on Nov 11, 2018 09:46 PM IST
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Jammu | ByPress Trust of India

Heavy snowfall in Jammu & Kashmir blocks key Mughal Road, 120 rescued

Over 120 persons, mostly truckers, were rescued from Peer Ki Gali along the Mughal Road, which recorded the season’s first heavy snowfall over the past couple of days, officials said.
Over three feet of snow had accumulated in the high altitude Peer Ki Gali stretch of the road, connecting the twin districts of Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu with south Kashmir Shopian.(Anil Dayal/HT Photo)
Over three feet of snow had accumulated in the high altitude Peer Ki Gali stretch of the road, connecting the twin districts of Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu with south Kashmir Shopian.(Anil Dayal/HT Photo)
Published on Nov 03, 2018 03:06 PM IST
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Wife of soldier killed in Pakistan firing delivers baby hours before husband’s funeral

Lance Naik Ranjeet Singh was among the three personnel of Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry who fell to the bullets of Pakistani intruders along the Line of Control (LoC) in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district on Sunday.
Shimpu Devi, wife of slain soldier Ranjeet Singh, looks at her newly born daughter at Ramban district hospital on October 23.(HT Photo)
Shimpu Devi, wife of slain soldier Ranjeet Singh, looks at her newly born daughter at Ramban district hospital on October 23.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 23, 2018 10:28 PM IST
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Pakistan’s BAT ambushes, kills 3 soldiers in J-K, 2 intruders also dead

Sunday’s ambush in Rajouri’s Sunderbani was carried out by Pakistan’s Border Action Team (BAT) that comprises army regulars and terrorists, an Indian army officer said.
Lance Naik Ranjeet Singh, Havildar Kaushal Kumar and Rifleman Rajat Kumar were killed by heavily armed intruders from Pakistan near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s rajouri district on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Lance Naik Ranjeet Singh, Havildar Kaushal Kumar and Rifleman Rajat Kumar were killed by heavily armed intruders from Pakistan near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s rajouri district on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 22, 2018 12:02 AM IST
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J&K civic election: Brisk polling in Muslim-dominated areas of Jammu, voters lash out at NC, PDP

By 1 pm Jammu had recorded 43.4 percent polling, Poonch 63.5 percent and Rajouri 67.7 percent.
People wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling station during municipal elections in Jammu, on Monday.(PTI)
People wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling station during municipal elections in Jammu, on Monday.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 08, 2018 03:41 PM IST
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11 districts vote in first Jammu-Kashmir local polls in 13 years

Amid tight security arrangements, 30 urban local bodies comprising 422 wards will go to polls. A total of 1,283 candidates are in the fray.
CRPF personnel check vehicles using sniffer dogs ahead of polling for first phase of elections for urban local bodies in Jammu and Kashmir, in Srinagar.(PTI)
CRPF personnel check vehicles using sniffer dogs ahead of polling for first phase of elections for urban local bodies in Jammu and Kashmir, in Srinagar.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 08, 2018 01:11 PM IST
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BSF jawan shoots himself in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri

Head constable Ram Charan, posted with the 126th battalion, was on duty when he fatally shot himself in the neck at Sunderbani BSF headquarters late Saturday evening, the officials said.
Border Security Force (BSF) jawans patrol near Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch. A BSF jawan allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service rifle inside a camp in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Sunday.(PTI File Photo)
Border Security Force (BSF) jawans patrol near Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch. A BSF jawan allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service rifle inside a camp in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Sunday.(PTI File Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2018 11:34 AM IST
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Indian Army kills intruder on LoC in Jammu, body handed over to Pakistan

The body of the slain intruder was handed over to Pakistan army officers via Chakan-da-Bagh in Poonch at around 7.30 pm.
Army personnel take positions during an encounter with the militants in Keran Sector of Kupwara district of north Kashmir on June 10.(PTI File Photo)
Army personnel take positions during an encounter with the militants in Keran Sector of Kupwara district of north Kashmir on June 10.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Sep 05, 2018 11:00 PM IST
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Jawan injured as Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Rajouri

At about 5:15 am, Army personnel noticed movement along the Line of Control (LoC) in Naushera sector, the defence public relations officer said.
Army personnel in Keran sector of Kupwara district of north Kashmir in June 2018. The Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Wednesday, an official said.(Representative Image/PTI Photo)
Army personnel in Keran sector of Kupwara district of north Kashmir in June 2018. The Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Wednesday, an official said.(Representative Image/PTI Photo)
Published on Aug 15, 2018 05:56 PM IST
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Jammu | ByPress Trust of India

Friendships Day 2018: Your circle of friends is ‘oh! so Delhi!

Here’s how the city and group of friends are basically the same thing.
Updated on Aug 05, 2018 03:07 PM IST
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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

Soldier found dead near home Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri

The sepoy of Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry had come home (in Rajouri) on leave and was to report back at his unit in Ferozepur in Punjab on June 30.
An FIR has been registered and investigations are on to ascertain the cause of the soldier’s death.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
An FIR has been registered and investigations are on to ascertain the cause of the soldier’s death.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jun 24, 2018 04:18 PM IST
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2 militants arrested after firing at check-post in Jammu’s Rajouri

The Hizbul Mujahideen members looted weapons from a police barrack and opened fire at a security check-post in Jammu’s Rajouri while escaping to Shopian in south Kashmir.
Mughal Road, which connects Shopian to Jammu region in Poonch, has become a safe route for the terrorists and bovine smugglers. The NIA has raised concerns in the past that the route is used by terrorists, smugglers and drug traffickers.(PTI File Photo)
Mughal Road, which connects Shopian to Jammu region in Poonch, has become a safe route for the terrorists and bovine smugglers. The NIA has raised concerns in the past that the route is used by terrorists, smugglers and drug traffickers.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 05:55 PM IST
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Pakistani army violates ceasefire again, shells LoC in Rajouri district

An army official said Pakistani troops initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 8.30 am on Thursday in Sunderbani sector along LoC.
An Indian army officer said troops retaliated to Pakistani firing effectively and strongly due to which firing stopped two-and-a-half hours later.(PTI/Photo for representation)
An Indian army officer said troops retaliated to Pakistani firing effectively and strongly due to which firing stopped two-and-a-half hours later.(PTI/Photo for representation)
Published on Apr 26, 2018 05:51 PM IST
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J-K govt employees’ salaries stopped for not having toilets at home

Jammu and Kashmir has achieved a target of 71.95 per cent with respect to the construction of Individual Household Latrines (IHHLs), verification and geo-tagging of units under the Swachh Bharat Mission. 
Citizens stand in line outside the Toilet at Janwadi, Gokhale nagar in Pune, India.(HT Representative Photo)
Citizens stand in line outside the Toilet at Janwadi, Gokhale nagar in Pune, India.(HT Representative Photo)
Updated on Apr 21, 2018 04:51 PM IST
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