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5 killed in in Pulwama encounter


Srinagar, December 15: Two militants and a policeman were killed in a gunfight in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday. In the subsequent clashes that followed two civilians were also killed. The gunfight triggered at Sirnoo in Pulwama, over 30 km from Srinagar, when joint teams of police, Army and CRPF cordoned off the area after an input about militants’ presence. “In the brief ...

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Jammu and Kashmir becomes first state to have explicit law banning ‘sextortion’


Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir has become first state in India to have a law explicitly banning sexual exploitation of women by those in positions of authority, having a fiduciary relationship or a public servant. The State Administrative Council (SAC) under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik approved the ‘Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2018 and the Jammu and Kashmir ...

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Dogra Swabhimaan Sangathan opens Head Quarter to wage war against Kashmiri Rulers


Jammu: Ch Lal Singh former Cabinet Minister and Ex MP and  Kanta Andotra former MLA today inaugurated headquarter of Dogra Swabhiman Sangathan at 10 D/C Gandhi Nagar Jammu. At the opening of the office a mammoth of masses of Reasi, Udhampur, Kathua, Basholi, Jammu, RS Pura, Bishnah and other areas of Jammu province gathered in the green belt parks to witness the ...

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2 militants killed in Sopore, thousands attend funeral amid shutdown


Srinagar, Dec 14: Two local militants were killed in an overnight gunfight with the government forces in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Thousands of people participated in the funeral of the duo, held separately in their native villages. “Based on a credible input about the presence of militants in Brath Kalan area of Sopore, a search operation was launched ...

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7 Killed, 3 Wounded as Zen Vehicle rolls down near Surjandhar

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Jammu, December 14 : In yet another tragic road accident, 7 persons Killed and 3 others got injured when a Zen vehicle rolled down near Surjandhar area of Reasi District. The Zen Vehicle in which they were traveling bearing number (JKO2H-1515) met with the accident after driver lost his control over the Vehicle. Seven Passengers killed on-spot, while three others Sustained Serious ...

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Pak Army violates Ceasefire in Poonch


Jammu: The armies of India and Pakistan on Thursday exchanged fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, officials said. An official said the Pakistani Army resorted to small arms firing in Kerni forward areas in the district at 5.50 am. The Army also retaliated effectively, he said, adding that there was no loss of life ...

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Pulwama man killed in cross firing had no militant links: SSP tells SHRC


Petitioner says ‘NoKs must be provided job, proper compensation’ Srinagar, December 12 (KNO) : Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) submitted a report before the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) in connection with the killing of a civilian of Pulwama, stating that he was not having any militant connection or involved in any criminal activity. SSP Pulwama’s report as per a statement ...

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Srinagar, Dec 12 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday said that a north Kashmir student, who was reportedly missing since December 8 from his colleges in Delhi NCR, has been traced in Mumbai. “The boy is safe and sound with his family members now,” a police official said. A 19-year-old Kashmiri student, Asim Dar, went missing from G L ...

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759 stone pelting incidents in Jammu and Kashmir in 2018: MHA


Srinagar: As many as 759 incidents of stone pelting were reported in Jammu and Kashmir so far this year, the Rajya Sabha was informed Wednesday. Union minister of state for home Hansraj Ahir also said 238 terrorists were killed by the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir till December 2, 2018. “There are instances of stone pelting during anti-terror operations in ...

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Forces launch CASO in Shopian village


Srinagar:  Forces on Wednesday morning launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) in Kilora Malikgund village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district. Reports said that a joint team of army and special operations group of Jammu and Kashmir police cordoned off Kilora Malikgund area of Shopian. The search operation in the Malikgund village was going on when the last reports came ...

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