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Kashmir: Exchange of fire between terrorists and security forces in Anantnag


Srinagar: A brief exchange of fire took place between terrorists and security forces in Tangpawa village of the Kokernag area in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Saturday. The area has been cordoned off and the search operation is underway. Jammu and Kashmir police tweeted, “Brief exchange of fire between terrorists and security forces in Tangpawa Kokernag. Details awaited.” No causalities ...

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Indian missile fired before Budgam Mi17 V5 chopper crash: Report


Srinagar Investigators have found that an Indian air defence missile was fired shortly before the crash of a Mi17 V5 helicopter at Budgam, near Srinagar on February 27, which resulted in the deaths of six air force personnel and a citizen on the ground. The investigators are examining the sequence of events which preceded the crash, reported Economic Times. According to ...

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Armies of India, Pak exchange fire along LoC in Poonch


Srinagar India and Pakistan armies on Friday exchanged heavy gunfire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Mankote and Krishna Ghati sectors in district Poonch. Reports said that a heavy exchange of firing began on Friday at around 7:00 am in the morning. However, there were no immediate reports of any loss from either side.

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Sarpanchs among dozens join Panthers Party


JAMMU: Suffocated by BJP’s policy of duplicity, deceit and betrayal besides its hollow promises, Vinoo Jamwal, Senior BJP youth leader along with several Sarpanchs and supporters left BJP and joined Panthers party in presence of Chairman JKNPP, Harsh Dev Singh and other senior leaders here on Thursday. Meanwhile, addressing a Press conference, the youth leader lambasted the Saffron party for ...

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Change in school timings from April 1


Srinagar Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK) on Friday issued an order stating that from April 1, 2019, new school timing for both government as well as recognized Private schools within the municipal limits of Srinagar city shall be from 9 am to 3 pm and in the areas falling outside Srinagar Municipal Limits and other areas of Kashmir from 10 ...

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Three dead in Reasi road mishap


Srinagar Three family members died on Friday in a road accident at Chillad area of Reasi district in Jammu division. Reports said a tempo (bearing registration number JK14B-2114) skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in which three family members died. The deceased were identified as Shad Ali and his wife Safiya Begum (45) and their son ...

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SHRC seeks report from Govt, Police over shifting Mushtaq Veeri from Kashmir


Srinagar State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) Thursday issued a notice to civil and Police administration in connection shifting of a preacher and Jamiat-Al-Hadees Vice President Moulvi Mushtaq Veeri under Public Safety Act (PSA) in Jammu jail. Veeri was arrested on February 23 from his residence after a crackdown on separatist leaders and Jamaat-e-Islami. He was lodged in Bijbehara police station ...

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Two militants killed, five army men injured in central Kashmir gunfight


Srinagar Two militants were killed on Friday in a gunfight with the government forces in Sutsoo Kalan in Nowgam area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district. Taking to social networking site Twitter, Police wrote: “#Nowgam #encounter update: 02 #terrorists killed. Identities & affiliations being ascertained. #Arms & #ammunition recovered. #Search is going on (sic).” Quoting a senior Police officer news agency ...

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