Free Press Journal
  • Indian soldier killed in Pakistan firing on LoC

    Jammu: An Indian Army soldier was killed on Saturday in Pakistani firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, Defence Ministry sources said. The Pakistan Army violated ceasefire in Laam area of Nowshera sector earlier in the day. “A soldier of Gorkha Rifles was fatally hit by a sniper fire from Pakistan side on the LoC. The soldier died before he could be hospitalised,” the sources added.

  • Leopard urine helped troops to keep dogs away during surgical strikes across LOC

    Pune: The Indian soldiers who carried out surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC) in September, 2016 used an unusual weapon apart from firepower: leopard urine and feces. Apparently, it kept away the village dogs that could otherwise have given away the soldiers’ movement in the darkness.

  • Pakistan summons Indian diplomat over ceasefire violations

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday summoned India’s acting Deputy High Commissioner to protest the “unprovoked ceasefire violations” across the Line of Control by the Indian forces that resulted in the death of a Pakistani villager.

  • Pak Army’s buildup on Rajasthan borders

    New Delhi : The Border Security Force has raised alarm bells on the Pakistan Army’s heightened security deployment at two places on the international border with Rajasthan as it saw pile-up of arms and ammunition and building of the bunkers.

  • Body of suspected Pakistani intruder found near LoC in Jammu and Kashmir

    Jammu: The body of an unidentified man, suspected to be a Pakistani intruder, was found near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, the police said today. The body of 30-year-old man was found lying in Nowshera sector’s Sair village yesterday, a police officer said.

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    Pakistani boy crosses into Indian side

    Jammu: An eight-year-old boy from Pakistan mistakenly crossed the Line of Control (LoC) into Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.

  • Can’t say if Ramzan ceasefire along LoC was a success or failure: Lt Gen (retd) Hooda

    Chandigarh: Lieutenant General (retd) DS Hooda on Friday said that it was not possible to comment on whether the Ramzan ceasefire along the Line of Control was an absolute success or failure. He said, “We can’t say if the ceasefire is success or failure in black or white terms. There were major challenges. Militants haven’t agreed to the ceasefire, attacks on security forces haven’t gone down. Pakistan’s carrying out infiltration and ceasefire violations

  • Pakistan continues to back infiltration into Kashmir: Army

    Srinagar : Pakistan continues to help infiltration of militants into the Kashmir Valley though the Ramadan ceasefire has brought a modicum of peace into the lives of ordinary Kashmiris, a senior Army commander said on Tuesday.

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    Pakistan, India DGMOs agree on no ceasefire violations in hotline contact: Army

    Islamabad: Pakistan and Indian Director Generals of Military Operations (DGMO) today agreed to undertake “sincere measures” to improve the prevailing security situation on the Line of Control. A special hotline contact was established between the two top military officials today, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of the Pakistan Army, said in a statement.

  • Pak violates ceasefire in Samba, Hiranagar sectors

    Srinagar : Pakistan on Thursday violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Samba and Hiranagar sectors of Jammu and Kashmir. The firing from the Pakistan side started late at night on May 16. The Border Security Forces (BSF) are strongly retaliating to the firing.

  • Jammu & Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Samba, Hiranagar sectors

    Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir): Pakistan on Thursday violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Samba and Hiranagar sectors of Jammu and Kashmir. The firing from the Pakistan side started late at night on May 16. The Border Security Forces (BSF) are strongly retaliating to the firing.

  • Jammu: 12-year-old PoK boy, who inadvertently entered Poonch, repatriated

    Jammu: A 12-year-old boy from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, who had inadvertently entered Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, has been repatriated, police said. The boy was detained by Army personnel guarding the Line of Control (LoC) in Balakote sector in Poonch on April 22.

  • Pakistan approves India’s proposals about exchange of prisoners: FO

    Islamabad : Pakistan said on Wednesday it has approved India’s humanitarian proposals about exchange of prisoners, issuance of medical visas and revival of a judicial commission, a move apparently aimed at de-escalating tensions between the two neighbours.

  • 351 ceasefire violations by Pakistan since January 1

    New Delhi: Pakistan has violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir as many as 351 times since January 1 this year, the government said on Monday. Of these, 209 cases occurred in January while 142 instances were noted since February 21, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre told the Rajya Sabha in a written reply.