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18 Dead In Uttarakhand Glacier Disaster, Search For 200 People

February 8, 2021
Newsdesk

18 people have been killed and over 200 are still missing, after a part of a glacier burst in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district on Sunday, triggering an avalanche and a deluge in the Alaknanda river system that washed away hydroelectric stations and five bridges. The burst glacier also swept away roads and forced authorit | Read more|

India, China "Minor Face-Off" In Sikkim Last Week, "Resolved" By Officers

January 25, 2021
Newsdesk

Indian and Chinese soldiers clashed along the Line of Actual Control near Naku La pass in Sikkim last week, the army confirmed today. As per news report of NDTV, the clashes took place on January 20, when a Chinese patrol tried to cross into Indian Territory. There were minor injuries on both sides, sources said. | Read more|

Chinese Soldier, Held After He Strayed Into Ladakh, Handed Back

October 21, 2020
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A Chinese soldier, who was caught by Indian forces in eastern Ladakh after he strayed across the Line of Actual Control (LAC), was handed back to China on Tuesday night. The soldier, identified as Corporal Wang Ya Long, was caught in the Chumar-Demchok area, the army said on Monday. The soldier was questioned by China | Read more|

Pak army resorts to heavy shelling along LoC in J-K's Poonch

September 29, 2020
Newsdesk

The Pakistan army violated ceasefire by resorting to heavy firing and mortar shelling in forward areas along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Tuesday, a defence spokesman said. The Indian Army retaliated befittingly, he said. "At about 0430 hours today, the Pakistan army initiated unprovoke | Read more|

Amid Standoff With China, Video Shows Army Tanks Near LAC

September 27, 2020
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A video showing Indian army tanks and armoured personnel carriers in forward locations in eastern Ladakh -- the theatre of the face-off with China since April-May -- has been released by the Centre. The videos show rows of T-90 tanks and BMP vehicles in Chumar-Demchock -- possibly the highest deployed tank formation an | Read more|

Pak army shells 3 sectors along LoC in Poonch

September 23, 2020
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The Pakistan army violated ceasefire by resorting to heavy firing and mortar shelling in forward areas along LoC in three sectors in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Wednesday, officials said. "At about 0900 hours today, Pakistan army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms and intense | Read more|

Pakistani troops shell three sectors along LoC in JK's Poonch

September 5, 2020
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Pakistani troops engaged in firing and intense mortar shelling in three sectors along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday in violation of a ceasefire agreement, a defence spokesman said. The firing and shelling from across the border in Shahpur, Kirni and Degwar sectors started | Read more|

Pakistan Army violates ceasefire along LoC

June 14, 2020
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Pakistani troops on Sunday shelled mortars along the Line of Control in Rampur sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, drawing retaliation from the Indian Army, a defence spokesperson said. This is the second ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in Rampur sector and the third in the north Kashmir district | Read more|

Army personnel killed, civilian injured as Pak shells villages

June 11, 2020
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An Army personnel was killed and a civilian injured as the Pakistani Army heavily shelled villages and forward posts along the LoC in Rajouri and Poonch districts on Thursday, officials said.This is fourth consecutive day of firing and shelling by the Pakistan Army. | Read more|