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Govt forces launch search operation in Shopian village


Shopian: Security forces Monday morning launched a Cordon and Search Operation in Awend-Rawalpora village of South Kashmir’s Shopian district. Reports said that acting on inputs about the presence of militants in the village, a joint team of government forces including 34 RR, CRPF and Jammu and Kashmir police’s Special Operations Group launched a search operation. They said that huge contingents of forces ...

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Kashmir pellet guns injure eyes and minds: Study


SRINAGAR: At least 85% of the people blinded by forces’ pellet guns in Kashmir also suffer psychiatric problems, according to a new study by the Government Medical College. The study, titled “Psychiatric Morbidity in Pellet Injury Victims of Kashmir,” says that since the 2016 mass uprising in Kashmir, 325 pellet victims have been treated for psychiatric disorders at associated hospitals of ...

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Militant gunned down in Sopore


Srinagar: A militant was killed in a gunfight with security forces on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said. The brief shoot-out happened in the Watergam area of North Kashmir’s Sopore after which the body of one militant was recovered along with some weapons. The Indian Army confirmed the news on Twitter on Saturday morning. “#IndianArmy #OpWatergam (Baramulla). One terrorist ...

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Jammu and Kashmir highway reopens, traffic resumes after 72 hours


Srinagar, Apr 20 (UNI): Traffic was resumed on Saturday after remaining suspended for about 72 hours due to landslides and shooting stones on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the only road connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country. However, only Kashmir bound vehicles, including those carrying passengers and trucks loaded with essentials, stranded between Ramban and Ramsu would be ...

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Election Commission has launches the Voter Turnout App


New Delhi: Today, Election commission of India has launched the Voter Turnout App in Google Play Store. Right now, this app is in beta version which means there are more features to come. Anyways, if you download and install this app right now from the playstore you could check the percentage of phase wise poll turnout. These phases various in ...

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Stranded vehicles allowed to move towards Kashmir on Srinagar-Jammu highway


Jammu: The vehicles stranded on Srinagar-Jammu highway since yesterday morning were allowed to move today after landslides were cleared from the strategic road. The highway was closed yesterday morning following landslides and shooting stones near Battery Cheshma in Ramban district. An official said that only stranded traffic was being allowed to move towards Kashmir valley from Udhampur-Ramban sector.

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Srinagar: Some police officials, civilian injured in incidents of stone pelting during polling


Some police officials and a civilian were injured in multiple incidents of stone pelting during polling for the Lok Sabha elections in Srinagar on Thursday, ANI reported. Some clashes took place when security forces were leaving after the end of polling, according to Greater Kashmir. “During the election process, security forces came under severe stone pelting from miscreants who had congregated at various ...

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