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    CBI: First look out circular against Vijay Mallya for his detention was not sustainable in law   

    New Delhi: The CBI said Tuesday that the first lookout circular against embattled businessman Vijay Mallya for his detention at the airport was not sustainable in law and needed correction as there was no warrant against him at that time. The agency reiterated its position that there were no grounds to arrest Mallya on November 24, 2015, when he returned from London on the basis of the lookout circular (LOC)

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Militants waiting at launch pads across LoC, says Army

    Srinagar : A large number of terrorists are waiting at launching pads across the Line of Control (LoC) to crossover into Indian territory in Kashmir and ceasefire violations by Pakistan are also an attempt to push infiltrators according to inputs received by security forces, a top Army commander said here on Monday.

  • Pak takes defence attaches of 6 nations on LoC tour

    Islamabad : Pakistan on Friday said it had arranged a visit of defence attaches of six countries, including from four permanent members of the UN, to the Line of Control to brief them about “Indian atrocities”.

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