Foreign envoys briefed by Army about security situation in J&K
Thursday, 13 February 2020 Army officials on Thursday briefed the delegation of foreign envoys visiting Jammu and Kashmir about the security situation here. The envoys were briefed about the security situation at Badami Bagh Cantonment here, officials said.
An 80-year-old retired Army major has embarked on a 100-mile charitychallenge, travelling at 2mph in his home-made boat. Michael Stanley, whoserved in The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards for 35 years, created the boat, namedthe Tintanic, out of two sheets of corrugated iron, curtain hooks andhosepipe. He has set himself the target of rowing it 100 miles along theChichester canal in West Sussex. The veteran, known as Major Mick, had aimedto raise £1,000 for St Wilfrid’s Hospice in Bosham but has already surpassed£8,000.
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO Duration: 01:11Published
Indian Army revealed Pakistan's plan to push terrorists across LoC days after the govt's China-Pakistan joint 'mission' revelation. Army said Intel suggests around 250 terrorists are waiting to infiltrate. “As far as winter time is concerned - like infiltration attempts are made during summer, only slightly lower levels of attempts are seen in winter. There is always an attempt to push terrorists across. If terrorists have been given equipment to hide and brave out the cold, we have much better equipment. Our capability to detect infiltrators is much better. We are stationed at positions on the ground which can prevent infiltration,” said Maj Gen Amardeep Singh Aujla. Pak's latest terror push comes amid tension between India, China at LAC. Days earlier, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh had spoken on border tension. Singh said Pakistan & China are creating border disputes under a 'mission'. Watch the full video for more.
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 03:24Published
Protests were held by PoJK refugees in Jammu as India observed black day to mark Pakistan’s invasion of Jammu and Kashmir In 1947. The protesters slammed the Pakistan government and said that their land is being used by Pakistan & China for the CPEC. They also called on the international community to condemn Pakistan’s actions and sought action against Islamabad for the killing of 70,000 Hindus and Sikhs. Meanwhile, a symposium, ‘Memories Of 22 October 1947’ was also organised where J&K LG Manoh Sinha said that even after 73 years, the wounds are still fresh. Watch the full video for all the debates.
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 04:10Published
Two militants on Thursday surrendered before security forces during a cordon and search operation in Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. "A cordon and search operation was launched by security forces in Tujjar area of Sopore. During the operation, two militants surrendered before security forces," they said. Both the militants, aged 20 and 21, are residents of Sopore town, the officials said, adding that the identity of the duo is withheld for operational reasons. Watch the video for more details.
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 02:10Published
A CRPF officer was killed in attack by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam. Assistant Sub Inspector N C Badoley belonged to CRPF's 117 battalion. The terrorists attacked the CRPF party in Kaisermulla area at Chadoora. Police said terrorists also decamped with Badoley's service weapon, an AK assault rifle. Badoley succumbed to injuries at Army's 92 base hospital at Badami Bagh. Police said the area has been cordoned off and a manhunt launched for terrorists.
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 01:15Published