Author Archives: State Observer

Operation to rescue for 5 jawans trapped in avalanche continues on Day 4


The joint operation of security forces to rescue five jawans trapped in snow avalanche at Namgia Dogri in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh resumed on Saturday morning.    KINNAUR: The joint operation of security forces to rescue five jawans trapped in snow avalanche at Namgia Dogri in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh resumed on Saturday morning. A combined team of over 200 personnel of ...

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Pulwama attacker suspected to have used red Eeco car for blast, was warned to stay away from CRPF convoy


Pakistan-based terrorists Rashid Ghazi and Kamran are believed to be the main Jaish operatives responsible for the terror attack   Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist Adil Ahmad who rammed his vehicle into the 78-bus convoy of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is likely to have used a red colour Eeco car for the blast. As per eye witness accounts, a man in ...

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Jaish-e-Mohammed, Pakistan’s terror weapon aimed at India


Launched in 2000 in Karachi by Maulana Masood Azhar, JeM has looked at crafting a name for itself at India’s expense in the ghastly world of global terrorism.   Almost immediately after a cowardly terror attack on a CRPF convoy in J&K’s Awantipora on Thursday afternoon, Jaish-e-Mohammed claimed responsibility. Infamous for its dastardly attacks, JeM operates from Pakistan and with active support ...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway partially restored


Srinagar/ Jammu: The Jammu-Srinagar highway was partially restored for one-way traffic on Saturday, after remaining closed for three consecutive days due to snowfall and landslides. “All stranded traffic was cleared on Friday night. One-way traffic will be allowed to move on the highway from Jammu to Srinagar today,” a traffic department official said. Landslides in the Ramsoo-Ramban stretch have become ...

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Arun Jaitley describes Pak as ‘rogue state’; says Pulwama incident still fresh


New Delhi: India will exercise all options, diplomatic or otherwise, to win a decisive battle against Pakistan which is responsible for the Pulwama terror attack, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday. Describing Pakistan as a “rogue state”, he said it is not acting against perpetrators of the attack, though the guilty have themselves admitted to the attack and were taking ...

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Prof. Khosa from central University of Jammu Conferred with Lifetime achievement award


Jammu: Prof. S. K. Khosa of Department of Physics and Astronomical Sciences, Central University of Jammu was Conferred with Lifetime achievement award during Indo-French seminar on “Multifragmentation, Collective Flow and Sub threshold Particle production in Heavy Ion Reactions” held on 4th to 6th Feb. 2019 at Panjab University Chandigarh. The organizing committee of the seminar selected Prof. S. K. Khosa ...

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100 companies of additional forces deployed by MHA in Jammu and Kashmir


Srinagar: Days after Pulwama attack, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has ordered deployment of 100 companies of paramilitary forces in the Kashmir Valley on an urgent basis. In a letter dated February 22, the government ordered deployment of forces with ‘immediate effect’ in addition to the number of forces already stationed in the state. The letter was addressed to ...

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UN Security Council condemns Pulwama Attack


Washington, Feb 23: The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir, which resulted in over 40 Indian paramilitary forces dead and dozens wounded on February 14, 2019, for which Jaish-e-Mohammed has claimed responsibility. The members of the Security Council expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families ...

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