Pakistan Violates Ceasefire Along LoC In Poonch District

Pakistan Violates Ceasefire Along LoC In Poonch District

Pakistan today violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, by resorting to firing on forward posts. The firing from across the border in Debraj, Krishna Ghati and Ishapur in Mendhar sector started around 10.30 am, prompting retaliation by Indian troops guarding the border, a police official said.

Man arrested with one-kg heroin in Poonch

A man was arrested today with contraband of heroin in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. “Police today foiled a major smuggling bid by arresting a peddler alongwith one- kilogram Heroine worth crore in an international market in Mendhar area of Poonch,” police sources here said. They said that acting on specific input, SOG team

116 stranded PoK residents to go home

As the Poonch-Rawlakote cross-Line of Control (LoC) bus service remained suspended from over a month, as many as 116 stranded Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) residents, stranded in Jammu, will return home via the weekly Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad. Meanwhile, three Indian, who are also stranded in PoK after travelling via Poonch-Rawalakot rout,

Army organises first aid drive

Newspoint Bureau Poonch, July 13 Army on Thursday organised an awareness drive on First Aid and Snake Bite for students and locals at Haribudha, Poonch. The drive was to increase awareness amongst the locals regarding the importance and relevance of First Aid procedures and action to be taken in case of a Snake Bite. The

Nandni Chool to be developed as tourist spot: Tantray

Newspoint Bureau Poonch, July 12 Member Legislative Assembly Haveli, Shah Mohammad Tantray on Tuesday visited Loran and held a series of public meetings. Addressing the locals, the MLA said that the tourism potential of Loran and it’s adjoining areas will be tapped to its full potential. “Upcoming Loran-Tanmargh road project will act as a key

DC discusses arrangements for Buddha Amaranth Yatra

Newspoint Bureau Poonch, July 11 Deputy Commissioner Poonch, Tariq Ahamed Zargar, who is also chairman of Buddha Amaranth Shrine Trust, chaired a meeting to review arrangements for the Buddha Amarnath Yatra here today.Members of the Shrine Trust and senior officers of the district administration attended the meeting. The meeting held threadbare discussions on various arrangements

Distt Poonch fixes July 15 vaccination date for Haj pilgrims

Newspoint Bureau Poonch, July 11 In an official notification issued here, the district administration today informed that date of vaccination-oral, polio, and seasonal influenza vaccine for Haj pilgrims is fixed for 15th July 2017. The selected Haj pilgrims 2017 of tehsils (Mendhar, Mankote and Balakote) of district Poonch would be vaccinated at SDH Mendhar, while

19th Mahan Gurmat Samagam concluded at Dehri Sahib

Newspoint Bureau Newspoint Bureau Poonch, July 9 19th Mahan Gurmat Samagam was celebrated with great religious fervor at Gurudwara Yadgar Sant Bhai Bahadur Singh Ji, situated nearby Line of Control (LoC), Chakkan Da Bagh, Dharamsal Khari, Poonch today concluded.Gurmat Samagam is organized every year for duration of about one and a half months upto first week of July.