Poonch district: News

13 Jan 2024

Jammu And Kashmir

Army convoy attacked in J&K's Poonch, search operation underway

Massive search operations have been launched in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district after terrorists attacked Indian Army vehicles in the area on Friday evening.

27 Dec 2023

Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh addresses Army amid J&K civilian death row

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited the Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.

25 Dec 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Kashmir: Army chief stresses 'professionalism' amid alleged civilian deaths

Chief of the Army Staff Chief General Manoj Pande visited the Rajouri-Poonch sector in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, wherein he instructed commanders to conduct operations in the "most professional manner."

23 Dec 2023

Indian Army

J&K: Army foils infiltration bid in Akhnoor, 1 terrorist killed

The Indian Army on Saturday revealed it foiled a major infiltration attempt by four heavily armed terrorists near the International Border (IB) in Khour of Jammu and Kashmir's Akhnoor district.

 J&K: CRPF issues advisory for troops after Poonch ambush

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has reportedly issued a high alert a day after the death of several Indian Army personnel in a terrorist ambush in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

02 Jul 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Pakistan using 'guerilla attacks' on security forces in J&K: Report

Pakistan is changing its tactics to create trouble in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) by sending well-equipped and trained terrorists for "guerilla attacks" on security convoys, camps, and patrols, said a recent Hindustan Times report citing sources in the know.

NIA raids multiple locations in J&K to dismantle terror network

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is carrying out raids across multiple locations in Jammu and Kashmir.

J&K: NIA raids 12 locations in terror conspiracy case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out searches at 12 locations in various districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, reportedly in connection with a terror conspiracy case registered in 2022.

27 Apr 2023

Pawan Khera

Congress questions Modi's 'silence,' hints Taliban links in Poonch attack

Pawan Khera, the head of Congress's media and publicity department, has questioned the PM Narendra Modi-led government's "silence" on the terror attack that claimed the lives of five Indian Army personnel in Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir, last week.

23 Apr 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Northern Army commander visits Poonch terror attack site

After a deadly ambush claimed the lives of five Indian Army personnel in the dense forest region of Bhata Dhurian in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, Northern Army commander Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi visited the site of the terror attack on Saturday.

22 Apr 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 12 detained so far in Poonch terror attack

At least 12 individuals were detained for questioning on Friday in relation to the deadly ambush of five Army soldiers in the dense forest region of Bata Doriya in Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir.

20 Apr 2023

Indian Army

J&K: 4 jawans dead as Army truck catches fire

Four Indian Army jawans died after their truck burst into flames in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Thursday. The incident took place near the Bhatta Durian Forest in Bhimber Gali (BG) Sector.

15 Sep 2022

Manoj Sinha

J&K: 5 dead in second bus accident in 24 hours

A horrifying bus accident in the Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir led to the death of five people on Thursday.

14 Sep 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

11 dead, 27 injured in bus accident in J&K's Poonch

In a horrifying incident, 11 people died and 27 were injured after a bus plunged into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir.

18 Oct 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K Poonch encounter: 3 locals detained; operation enters day 7

The Jammu and Kashmir Police detained three locals on Sunday at Bhatta Durian in Poonch on the suspicion that they had provided logistical support to the terrorists involved in the latest Poonch encounter.

17 Oct 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K Poonch encounter: Army death toll reaches 9; operation continues

The Indian Army death toll in the ongoing search operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district has now reached nine as the bodies of two more soldiers were recovered on Saturday.

15 Oct 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Two Army jawans martyred in counter-terrorism operation in Poonch

Two Indian Army jawans including a JCO died in a gun battle with terrorists in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

15 Sep 2019


21 killed in 2,050 ceasefire-violations by Pakistan in 2019: MEA

The Pakistani Army resorted to more than 2,050 cases of unprovoked ceasefire violations at the Line of Control (LoC) this year, in which 21 Indian civilians lost their lives, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Sunday.

25 Apr 2019


Candidates who beat all odds to crack UPSC CSE 2018

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) every year is one of the most challenging competitive exams.

24 Mar 2019


J&K: Pakistani-troops fire along LoC in Poonch; army personnel killed

An Army personnel was killed in firing by the Pakistani troops today along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, officials said.

13 Mar 2019


J&K: Two Pakistani Air Force jets go supersonic near LoC

Amid the ongoing tensions between India and Pakistan, the Indian air defense radars have reportedly detected two fighter jets of the Pakistan Air Force go supersonic only 10 km from the Line of Control (LoC).

10 Mar 2019

Pakistan News

Poonch: Pakistani troops violate ceasefire, target Army posts and villages

Pakistani troops today resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violations targeting forward posts and villages at four places along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, officials said.