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Crack Pak troops behind fresh infiltration on LoC?

A clash between the Indian Army and a “large number” of militants has been going on for nine days near the Line of Control in Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Jammu disrupted by day-long BJP bandh

A shutdown called by the BJP against Thursday’s twin terror attacks by suspected Islamic militants at a police station and an Army camp that killed ten people disrupted normal life in Jammu and neighb

J&K mantri ready to face inquiry

Jammu and Kashmir’s otherwise powerful agricultural minister Ghulam Hassan Mir, who is caught in an embarrassing situation following the sensational revelation that he received payoffs from the Techni

‘Red’ Khirbhawani water causes worry

The water of the spring at the sacred Hindu shrine of Khirbhawani outside Srinagar has turned red, the phenomenon witnessed after more than half a century is being seen by the priests as a “bad omen.”

Zubin promises an encore

India-born maestro Zubin Mehta’s “peace” concert in Srinagar’s Shalimar Bagh was blemished by a series of bloody incidents, a protest shutdown and a parallel show at which local poets, singers and political and human rights activists attempted to showcase Kashmir in its “right perspective” on Saturday.

‘Zubin concert not related to politics’

Politics has to burst through when it comes to Kashmir, no matter what the issue or event maybe. Maestro Zubin Mehta’s Bavarian State Orchestra could not be any exception.

5 militants die in encounter

Five Islamic militants were killed in a fierce gunfight with security forces in Prang hilly quarters in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Friday.

LoC witnesses flareup again

The Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed a flareup as in renewed cross-border skirmishes the facing armies intensely pounded each others’ positions with automatic weapons and mortars again, a day after a Pakistani Army official was killed and another wounded in Skurdu area.

LoC firing in Kargil, Drass area after 14 yrs

Over 14 years after the guns fell silent in Drass and Kargil, the facing armies reportedly exchanged fire, though briefly and without any casualties, in that region. There was, however, no official word from the Army or from Islamabad.

Pak troops started firing: Army

The Army had said on Thursday and reiterated it on Friday that the Pakistani troops started unprovoked firing at several Indian forward posts along the de facto border in Balakote area of Poonch district from 6.30 am on Thursday.

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