Ever since India announced move to abrogate Article 370 of the Constitution which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, a rattled Pakistan has frequently resorted to ceasefire violations along the LOC.
This was the third successful test-firing of the 100 percent indigenous ATGM, which is being developed for the infantry battalions of the Indian Army, who would use them for taking out the enemy tank and other armoured vehicles during war times.
The failure of the movement has left Pakistan red-faced, as it continues its pursuit of raking up the Kashmir issue in international forums.
One Indian Army soldier had lost his life in the ceasefire violation in Krishna Ghati sector during the day.Earlier in the day, Pakistani Army Spokesperson had in a tweet claimed that six Indian soldiers have been killed in the ceasefire violation along the Line of Control.
Out of 19 ITBP officials, five will be conferred with Police Medal for Gallantry, four with President's Police Medal for Distinguished Service and 10 to be conferred with Police Medal for Meritorious Service.
PM Modi will hoist the Tricolour at the Red Fort on Thursday. Following which he is scheduled to deliver a speech to the nation. This will be his first Independence Day speech after securing a thumping victory in the recently-concluded elections.
Large parts of Jammu and Kashmir have been under a security lockdown since last week. This happened after the Centre abrogated Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir and decided to divide the state into two union territories.