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  • 3.49% turnout in Valley, Samba records 82% voting in Jammu and Kashmir civic polls

    Srinagar/Jammu: Just 3.49 per cent of the electorate voted in the third phase of the urban local body polls in militancy-hit Kashmir Valley, while a high turnout of 82 per cent was recorded in Jammu’s Samba district, officials said Saturday. The frontier town of Uri in Baramulla district recorded a 75.34 per cent turnout, bucking the trend in the Valley, which has witnessed low polling in the first two of the four-phase

  • 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 and Kashmir: Search operation launched after suspicious movement in Samba

    Samba (Jammu and Kashmir): Search operations were launched in parts of Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir after suspicious movements were reported in the area. Provincial Rehabilitation Officer (PRO), Jammu said that people living in Katli area reported these movements, following which a joint search operation by the police and the army was launched.

  • Sandip Soparrkar is winning hearts

    Sandip Soparrkar is an Indian dancer and a choreographer who is well known for Ballroom dancers like Cha-Cha, Rumba, Jive, Paso Doble, Samba, Waltz, Tango and many others such as Merengue, Salsa, Swing, Bachata and more. He is the first Indian to be certified by the ‘Ballroom Dance Teachers Training School’ in Bonn, Germany. He is indeed the pioneer of Ballroom Dance in India and also the force behind the popular dance

  • Pak Rangers again fire at Indian posts along IB

    Jammu : Pakistan Rangers once again violated the ceasefire along the International Border (IB) at RS Pura sector in Jammu district on Sunday as they fired from small arms targeting the Indian posts.

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    Security beefed up in Jammu-Kashmir following militant attacks

    Samba: Security has been beefed up in Jammu and Kashmir following the militant attacks in Samba and Kathua districts of the state. Brigadier RS Rana had earlier said the possibility of the presence of terrorists in Samba who had attacked an army camp could not be ruled out, adding it appears that those responsible for the terror attack came from Pakistan. “We cannot rule out the presence of terrorists in the area. No identify

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    First Kathua, now Samba

    Jammu/New Delhi : Terrorists struck again for the second time in as many days when two of them opened fire at an army camp on Jammu-Pathankot Highway in Samba district on Saturday and were killed in the counter attack.

  • Security forces recover 1972 war ammunition in Samba

    Jammu: Security forces have dug out ammunition and explosives, including grenades, believed to be left out during India-Pak conflicts in 1971 from the border belt of Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said today.

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    Congress pulls up NDA Government for failing to end ceasefire violations by Pakistan

    New Delhi : The Congress on Thursday criticized the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government for failing to stop the ceasefire violations from across the border, and added that such activities by Pakistan have increased in pace since the new government took charge over seven months ago.

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