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Sounds of firing echoed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch as ceasefire violation takes place

As firing continued in the area, people faced problems getting out of their houses. 

published on : 3rd January 2019

Krishna devotees in Poonch gear up for Janmashtami celebrations

Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district geared up for Janmashtami celebrations. A cavalcade of people dressed as Lord Krishna went around the district attracting devotees and onlookers. 

published on : 3rd September 2018

Summer camps organised in Poonch for the first time

The summer camp has been orgamnised to provide them educational activities during summer vacations.

published on : 8th July 2018

People in Balkote sector living in panic and terror of Pakistan shelling

Earlier on Sunday, five members of a family were killed near LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.  

published on : 19th March 2018

Locals injured after heavy shelling across LoC in Poonch 

Locals got injured after heavy shelling took place across the Line of Control in Dabbi village of Poonch’s Mendhar sector on Saturday. 

published on : 20th January 2018

Acute water crisis hits Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch villagers

The residents of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district are facing acute water crisis for past several months.

published on : 3rd January 2018

Trade between India, Pakistan suspended amid border firing

Cross border trade between India and Pakistan was suspended for a day following continuous exchange of fire between the two sides along the Line of Control (LoC). 

published on : 18th November 2017

Watch: ‘Men in uniform’ celebrate Diwali by dancing, lighting diyas 

On the eve of Diwali, Indian Army soldiers celebrated the auspicious festival by lighting oil lamps in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch on Wednesday. 

published on : 19th October 2017

Jammu and Kashmir: Jaish-e-Mohammed commander killed in encounter in Ladoora

The security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the area after learning about the presence of militants. 

published on : 9th October 2017

Pakistan violates ceasefire again in Poonch area

Adding to the series of ceasefire violations, Pakistani troops opened fire from automatic weapons and shelled mortars at forward posts and villages along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district

published on : 4th October 2017

Shutdown against terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims

People in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Tuesday called for shutdown to protest against the militant attack on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims in Anantnag yesterday.

published on : 12th July 2017

Medical employees in Poonch protest against delay in salaries

Scores of women of  Female Multipurpose Health Workers Association held a protest against the state government for its failure to release their pending salaries for one year.

published on : 8th June 2017

Ceasefire violation continues in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector

Ceasefire violation by Pakistan on Monday continued along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Malti sector in Poonch.

published on : 13th March 2017