Free Press Journal
  • Taliban rejects Afghanistan government’s proposal to extend ceasefire

    Afghanistan: After the three days of respite from the never ending conflict, Taliban leaders on Sunday rejected the Afghanistan government’s proposal to extend cease-fire. The Taliban said it was ordering all insurgent fighters to resume operations against “the foreign invaders and their internal supporters,” The Washington Post reported. Thousands of Taliban fighters continued entering into cities and towns to celebrate the three-day Eid holiday. They received warm welcome from the civilians.

  • Has our ceasefire failed?

    I faintly remember having met Shujaat Bukhari, a mid-aged, smart and determined looking journalist, when a group of members of Parliament had visited Jammu & Kashmir some time in 2010-11 and when I was an MP. We were there as a part the jam-packed tour of many states. There was a cultural programme of Kashmiri artistes along with a dinner party hosted by a central government department in which a handful of

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    Centre calls off ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir

    New Delhi: The Centre has called off its month-long suspension of operations against terror groups during the holy month of Ramzan in Jammu and Kashmir. Further, it has directed the security forces to take “all necessary action” to prevent terrorists from launching attacks and indulging in violence.

  • Afghan Taliban announces 3-day Eid Ceasefire

    Kabul: The Taliban announced today a three-day ceasefire with Afghan security forces for Eid, the holiday that caps off Ramadan, though it said operations against “foreign occupiers” would continue. But the group warned its fighters would “strongly defend” themselves if attacked, according to a statement sent to the media two days after the Afghan government announced a week-long ceasefire.

  • Dialogue offer to India always on table: Pakistan official

    Islamabad: A top Pakistan military official has said the countrys offer to India for dialogue always remained on the table and underscored that any progress towards normalisation was dependent on the attitude of the two sides to the process.

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    Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Arnia sector

    Arnia (Jammu and Kashmir): The Pakistani troops on Tuesday violated ceasefire upon the Indian Territory in Jammu and Kashmir’s Arnia sector. On a related note, residents of the Arnia sector have migrated to safer places after Pakistan continued to violate ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) on Monday.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in two sectors

    Srinagar: The Pakistani Army on Saturday once again resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation along the Line of Control (LoC) in RS Pura and Akhnoor sectors of Jammu and Kashmir. The Indian Army is retaliating. The firing is still going on. This is the third consecutive day when the Pakistan Rangers heavily shelled civilian areas and border outposts (BoPs).

  • BSF jawan killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan troops in Jammu

    Jammu: A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was today killed as Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire by firing and shelling along the International Border (IB) in R S Pura sector of Jammu. The firing and shelling on the Border Out Posts and civilian areas in RS Pura sector started at 2100 hours yesterday, a BSF official said. “BSF troops are giving a befitting reply,” Additional Deputy Commissioner of Jammu Arun Manhas said.

  • Indian army wrecks Pakistan post, kills seven soldiers

    Jammu: Seven Pakistani Army men, including a Major, were on Monday killed and four others injured as the Indian Army retaliated to a ceasefire violation along the LoC in Jaglote belt in Mendhar sector. The Army also destroyed a Pakistani post along the LoC in Poonch district. With that, the troops have also avenged the killing of a soldier on Saturday.

  • Jawan injured as Pak Army violates ceasefire in Poonch, Jammu

    Jammu, An Army jawan was injured as Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire by firing and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch and Jammu districts, drawing heavy retaliation from the Indian Army, an official said today.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch

    Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir): Pakistan on Thursday resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Digwar Sector of Poonch District in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Pakistan violates ceasefire, shells areas in Poonch

    Jammu: Pakistan today shelled forward posts and civilian areas along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, even as an Army jawan wounded in an earlier incident in Uri sector succumbed at a hospital, an Army officer said.

  • Pakistan troops violate ceasefire, shells LoC areas in Poonch

    Jammu, Pakistan today resorted to firing and shelling on forward posts and civilian areas along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, prompting the Indian army to give a befitting response. “Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 0534 hours today in Poonch sector along the Line of Control (LoC),” a defence spokesman said.

  • Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir

    Jammu: Pakistan violated the ceasefire by firing on Indian posts along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. The ceasefire violation took place last night. “The Pakistani Army violated the ceasefire by using light weapons and MMGs (medium machine guns) along the LoC in Baba Khori belt of Naushera sector of Rajouri district at 2230 hours last night”, Deputy Commissioner, Rajouri, Shahid Iqban Choudhary said.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, Indian Army retaliates

    Jammu and Kashmir: The Pakistan Army on Wednesday initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and 82 mm Mortars in the Bhimber Gali sector along the Line of Control (LoC). The firing started around 5.00 a.m. The Indian Army is retaliating strongly and effectively.