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  • Cross-border shelling heaviest since 1971 war

    Jammu & Kashmir has evacuated nearly 8,000 civilians from 21 villages as a precautionary measure

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 7:05am
  • Tension escalates on India-Pakistan border: 8000 people shift to safer locations

    Tension has escalated on the International Border with no let up in the ceasefire violations from Pakistani Rangers. The escalation has prompted the Jammu and Kashmir government to evacuate 8,000 residents from at least 21 villages located in the vulnerable zones on the borderline as a...

    Monday, 25 August 2014 - 6:25am
  • 6 year-old among two killed after Pakistan continues to shell border villages

    Fear enveloped villages on the India-Pakistan border on Saturday after two civilians, including a six-year-old, were killed and five others were injured in shelling from the Pakistan side. Even as Indian forces retaliated, the renewed firing triggered a fresh spell of migration from the forward...

    Sunday, 24 August 2014 - 6:50am
  • Rights activists repatriated from Mumbai airport

    A prominent international human rights activist, Mary Aileen Diez Bacalso, secretary general of Asian Federation Against involuntary Disappearances (AFAD), was barred from entering the country and repatriated from the Mumbai airport on August 17 night. Mary, who is the focal person of International...

    Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 6:30am
  • A braveheart army officer makes his 'poet wife' proud

    "There lived a man who loved me with all his heart... There lived a man who fathered my child....There lived a man who believed in integrity.... There lived a man who loved his profession....There lived a man who never feigned to be a hero........" These lines of tribute by Indhu Rebecca Varghese...

    Friday, 15 August 2014 - 7:20am
  • Fear grips border villagers as Pak resorts to heavy shelling

    Fear has gripped the border villagers after Pakistani Rangers indiscriminately shelled the Border Security Force (BSF) posts and civilian areas leaving four people injured including two locals in the Arnia sector of Jammu.

    Tuesday, 12 August 2014 - 6:20am
  • Caputured BSF jawan returns home with a bouquet of goodwill

    Ending the agonizing 48 hours wait, the Pakistani authorities finally handed over the Border Security Force (BSF) jawan, who was swept away by strong currents of Chenab, to the Indian authorities at RS Pora sector of Jammu division on Friday afternoon.

    Saturday, 9 August 2014 - 6:15am
  • Social media is the new face of Jihad in Kashmir

    Militants have unleashed a hi-tech social media jihad to radicalise and recruit educated youth for terror activities in the strife torn Jammu and Kashmir.

    Thursday, 7 August 2014 - 6:10am
  • Kashmir to lose out on Haider, but film fest on

    Cinemas can wait but films cannot. Entertainment-starved Kashmir is all set to roll out the red carpet for world renowned filmmakers who will converge in the summer capital for an international film festival later this month. Organised by Experimental Moving Images and Theatre Association (XMITA),...

    Tuesday, 5 August 2014 - 6:20am
  • Kashmir to miss out Haider that was filmed in the Valley

    When nation would be watching Haider, Kashmir will be missing out the Bollywood adaptation of the Shakespeare's Hamlet given that no cinema is functional in the restive Valley.

    Friday, 1 August 2014 - 6:45am