A woman was killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Lanjote village in Poonch on July 7 after heavy selling by Pakistan. Another person has also been seriously injured in the incident. The injured person has been shifted in Government Medical College, Rajouri and is undergoing treatment. Further details are...
Indian Army on August foiled infiltration bid in Poonch's Krishna Ghati sector, Jammu and Kashmir. On 7 August, a group of terrorists were attempting to infiltrate across LoC in Krishna Ghati Sector. The Indian Army troops detected the terrorists close to LoC and immediately engaged them resulting in on the spot killing of one terrorist and serious injuries to other two. Army personnel also recovered cache of arms and ammunitions along eatables with Pakistan markings.
A Rajouri boy, Ashfaq Mehmood Choudhary launched a file sharing app namely 'Dodo Drop' which is an alternative of Chinese based ShareIt app. 'Dodo Drop' has a transfer rate of up to 480 Mbps which is even faster than the ShareIt app and is quite easy to use. Data comprising of photos, videos, audios, apps, texts can be transferred between devices (Android, iOS, or Desktop) with no internet access. The transfers are fully encrypted and secure.
Last rites of Sepoy Rohin Kumar, who lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir were performed at his native village in Hamirpur on August 01. During the ceasefire, Sepoy Rohin Kumar sustained critical injuries and later succumbed to his injuries.
Black topping of 10-kilometre road connecting border areas in Jammu and Kashmir's Manjakote began. Road construction under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) is in final stages. Executive Engineer of PMGSY in Rajouri, Subash Chander Sharma said, "Due to this locals are getting temporary employment." A local said, "Because of road connectivity people are coming to back their village area from Rajouri city, who were gone there for work." Rajdhani to Panjgrain road stretch will ease lives of villagers.
Sam Curran felt James Anderson removed any doubt about his ability to continueperforming at “world class” levels as England’s seamers left Pakistan introuble at the start of the second Test. Rather than sweep aside criticism ofhis performance in last week’s series opener in Manchester, the most prolificpaceman in Test history admitted that he had slipped below his usual highstandards and asked for the chance to put things right at the Ageas Bowl.
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A massive torch rally was held in Muzaffarabad city of Pakistan occupied Kashmir on August 12 to oppose the mega dams to be constructed by Chinese firms on Neelum-Jhelum River. Protestors hailing from ''Darya Bachao, Muzaffarabad Bachao Committee'' (Save River, Save Muzaffarabad) chanted slogans like "Neelum-Jhelum behne do, humein zinda rehne do." Recently, Pakistan and China signed agreements to construct Azad Pattan and Kohala Hydropower Projects in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir. Azad Pattan Hydel Power Project of 700.7 megawatts of electricity as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was signed on July 6, 2020. The dollar1.54 billion project will be sponsored by the China Gezhouba Group Company (CGGC). The Kohala Hydroelectric Power Project which will be built on Jhelum River is roughly 7 km upstream of Azad Pattan Bridge in the Sudhanoti District of PoK and 90 km from Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan. Project was expected to be completed by the year 2026 will be sponsored by China Three Gorges Corporation, International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Silk Road Fund. What really irks locals is high Chinese presence in the area, massive construction of dams, and river diversions threatening their very existence. Political activist Dr Amjad Ayub Mirza told ANI."
A full dress rehearsal was held in JandK's Doda ahead of Independence Day on August 13. Tricolour was unfurled by Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) of Doda Kishori Lal. March past also took place by cadets at the Sports Stadium. Jammu and Kashmir Police, Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) took part in the dress rehearsal. Students of educational institutions also presented cultural program on the eve of rehearsal for Independence Day. This year, India will celebrate 73rd year of Independence.
Locals in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, carried a patient on a make-shift bed to bring him to the hospital. The patient hailing from Banshala village of Gunda was serious and due to absence of roads, he couldn't avail the ambulance. One of the locals said, "It has been 5-6 years since we have been demanding for road construction."
Construction of underground bunkers began at villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of Baramulla district in view of ceasefire violations by Pakistan. Javed Ahmad, Junior Engineer said,..