Thursday, September 20, 2018
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Don’t surrender at all’, mother tells militant son ‘trapped’ in a gunfight
Srinagar:19 sep( Agencies) The recording of a phone call between 16-year-old Zahid Ahmad Mir, one of five militants killed last Saturday in Kulgam, and his family including mother has gone viral on social networking sites. During the over-nine-minute-call the family members of the militant are repeatedly heard telling the son not to surrender and continue fighting the (forces). What do you think?” asks the mother. Zahid tells her: “We think we have to fight, Inshallah.” She then tells him: “M....
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Restrictions in Srinagar parts; Schools, Colleges shut
Srinagar: 19 Sep( Agencies) Government on Wednesday imposed restrictions in several parts of the Srinagar city to prevent Muharram processions. A Srinagar District Administration official said that the restrictions have been imposed in areas falling under the jurisdiction of Shaheed Gunj, Batamaloo, Shergari, Kothibagh, Ram Munshi Bagh, Maisuma, and Kral Khud police stations. The restrictions, he said, have been imposed as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order. Meanwhile, the....
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Govt rolls out maiden ‘JK Start-Up Policy-2018’
Policy aims to nurture JK’s young entrepreneurial brains to pursue innovation: Shailendra Kumar
Srinagar, Sep 18 ( Agencies): The Industries & Commerce Department today formally rolled out the maiden “J&K Start-up Policy-2018” for the state. The Policy was approved by the State Administrative Council (SAC) headed by Governor Satya Pal Malik last week. Giving details, Principal Secretary Industries & Commerce, Shailendra Kumar said the Policy aims to nurture and inspire the young and entrepreneurial brains of Jammu and Kashmir to pursue innovation and entrepreneurship by creating a vibran....
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LeT says destroyed army’s vehicle in IED blast in Shopian
Srinagar, Sep 16: Lashker-e-Toiba on Sunday claimed to have destroyed army’s vehicle in an IED blast at Shopian district in south Kashmir last night. “Our mujahideen attacked an Indian Army Vehicle with an IED which completely destroyed the vehicle, and injured the army personnel inside, the injured personnel were then attacked by gunfire and our mujahideen after completing the mission returned safely to their base,” Dr Abdullah Ghazanvi , spokesman of LeT said. “Field and local reports s....
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Militants shot dead former government gunman in Kulgam
Kulgam, Sep 17, : (Agencies)Suspected militants shot dead a soldier in Shurat area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district. Official sources said that soldier Mukhtiyar Ahmed had arrived home on leave where suspected militants killed him. “They fired upon him. He was critically injured and taken to hospital where doctors declared him brought dead,” the official said. Mukhtiyar according to sources was a former government gunman and was presently posted at Territorial Army....
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Hands and legs tied, Assamese house maid claims she was raped by Kashmir man
Srinagar: 17 Sep( Agencies) In a shocking incident, an Assamese girl who works as a house maid for a professor at SK University of Agriculture Sciences and Technology (SKUAST) Shuhama, claimed that she was raped by a Kashmir man last Wedenesday. Quoting the victim girl, the University officials said her hands and legs were tied while mouth was stuffed with grass before she was raped by a local. Officials said the victim worked as a maid for the Assistant professor SKUAST, Abdul Razzaq, an....
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Ganpati Bappa Morya! Ganesh Chaturthi kicks off in Maharashtra
Maharashtra 13 Sep(Agencies) The ten-day long Ganesh festival kicked off with zeal and fervour across Maharashtra Thursday. The festival began with devotees, mostly attired in traditional clothes, bringing colourfully-crafted idols of the elephant-headed God in their homes and pandals and installing them amid chants of 'Ganapati bappa moraya', beating of drums and and sprinkling of 'gulal' (red coloured powder). Several beautifully decked up pandals have been erected in all major cities ....
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2 militants killed in Sopore gunfight, bodies yet to be retrieved
Srinagar: Two militants have been killed in a five hour long gun battle in Sopore area of Baramulla district, police sources said on Thursday. They said that the bodies of the two are yet to be retrieved as the forces have launched a search operation suspecting presence of third militant at the site of encounter. Earlier forces cordoned Armpora area of Sopore after inputs about the presence of militants and started a search operation. Initially there was a brief exchange of fire between ....
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SAC approves J&K Start-up Policy 2018
Thrust on Food Processing, Agriculture, Horticulture, Floriculture, Textiles, Handlooms& Handicrafts
SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 12: In a significant decision to facilitate and nurture growth of new Start-ups, the State Administrative Council (SAC), which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor, Shri Satya Pal Malik approved the “J&K Start-up Policy 2018”. Advisors to the Governor, B B Vyas, K Vijay Kumar and Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam and Principal Secretary to Governor, Umang Narula attended the meeting. The Policy aims to inspire the young and entrepreneurial brains of Jammu and Kashmir to pursue innovation and entrepreneurship by creating a vibrant and conducive Start-up ecosystem in the State. The Government through this Policy aims to empower Start-ups to grow through innovation and design whic....
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CRPF man, forest guard injured in Jammu shooting; arms recovered during searches
A CRPF man and a forest guard were injured after suspected militants travelling on a truck opened fire on a CRPF naka party in Jajjar Kotli area along the Srinagar-Jammu highway on Wednesday. Soon after the incident, government forces launched a massive cordon and search operation (CASO) in the area. CRPF man, forest guard injured in Jammu shooting; arms recovered during searches A source said that at unknown persons opened fire at the CRPF party deployed for naka duty on the highway aroun....
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