No resident of Srinagar active in terror ranks: Kashmir Zone Police
Sunday, 26 July 2020 Yesterday two terrorists of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were gunned down in an encounter. The slain terrorists included Ishfaq Rashid Khan, resident of Srinagar, while the other was from the Pulwama district. Ishfaq had been active in the Kashmir valley since 2018.
In a big success for forces in the valley, an underground terror hideout of Lashkar-e-Taiba was busted in Shopian. J&K police along with 44 Rashtriya Rifles and 178 BN CRPF launched a search operation in an orchard in the Dachoo region when the hideout was discovered. The huge quantity of seized...
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has organized a fitness camp for sportspersons in Srinagar. The camp has been organized in the amid COVID-19 pandemic with precautions, to get sportspersons back in shape. CRPF has provided basic facilities and infrastructure for the camp. The 21-day camp has been organized with collaboration of an NGO 'Sunrise in Kashmir'. "Due to COVID-19 pandemic we all were staying at home and didn't have any platform for practice. The indoor stadium has also been transfer into COVID facility. We didn't have any equipment to practice, the camp is beneficial for ours physical and mental fitness too," said Munaza Gazi, a Wushu player. "CRPF's Srinagar sector has helped us a lot. We didn't have resources to organize the camp. So they helped us in every possible way," said Afreen Hyder, member of 'Sunrise in Kashmir' NGO. CRPF aims to channelize youth towards sports in the Valley.
2 Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists killed in J-K's Anantnag encounter on September 25. Incriminating material, including arms and ammunition, were recovered. The area has been cordoned off and search operation is going on. More details are awaited.
Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh on September 19 informed that Pakistan is using drones to drop weapons. He was briefing mediapersons, after Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists arrested by security forces from Rajori. "Pakistan is trying to disturb peace in JandK by using drones to drop weapons. They are also trying to infiltrate terrorists. Dropping of weapons by drone is challenging but we have been able to restrict such acts and have got some success," said Singh.
An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists at Kawoosa Khalisa area of Budgam district on Monday. Last week, four Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terror associates were arrested by security forces in Budgam. More details are awaited.
Mortal remains of Sepoy Prashant Sharma were brought to his village in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar on August 30. Soldier Prashant Sharma was grievously injured in an encounter in Pulwama district on August 29. Later, he succumbed to his injuries. Three terrorists were killed in the encounter and Sepoy Prashant Sharma suffered multiple gunshots on his chest. Huge crowds gathered to pay tribute to the late sepoy at his native place.
Wreath laying ceremony of Sepoy Prashant Sharma, who lost his life earlier today in an encounter with terrorists in Zadoora area of Pulwama, was held in Srinagar. Prashant Sharma was critically injured in encounter and he later scrummed to his injuries.
Three terrorists were killed on Saturday in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir. The encounter broke out at Zadoora area of Pulwama district. A soldier succumbed to his injuries during the gunbattle. Police said that the gunfight started at around 1am on Saturday. The Army and police personnel jointly launched the operation. One AK and two pistols have been recovered from the terrorists' possession. On Friday, three terrorists were killed in an encounter in Shopian district. Till Friday, six terrorists were killed in the Valley in less than 24 hours.
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Three unidentified terrorists were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir on August 29. The encounter took place at Zadoora area of Pulwama district. One soldier has succumbed to his injuries in the encounter. According to the Kashmir Zone Police, search operation is still going on.
In its bid to contain the coronavirus pandemic in the Kashmir valley, the Jammu and Kashmir administration is setting up COVID-19 testing camps in rural areas of the union territory. These camps are being set up for ensuring safer testing for the people who can't visit the hospitals due to the threat of the virus. In line with this, the government organised a testing camp in Sheikhpora village in Budgam district where the health officials went door to door to take the samples of locals and provided immediate results. People in large numbers took part in the camp and appreciated the government initiative which they said will further help in controlling the spread of the deadly virus. The testing camp also helps those who travelling plans since the immediate results helps in determining their health status. This COVID-19 testing facility ensures isolating those who found positive and containing the pandemic which continues to trouble the country.
In wake of surge in coronavirus cases, the Jammu and Kashmir administration updated the existing healthcare infrastructure of the Union Territory. Eight more ventilators were added at Government Medical College in Baramulla, the nodal hospital treating patients across North Kashmir. The procurement of the life saving machines was facilitated some days back by the JandK Medical Supplies Corporation Limited. Locals laud the administration's initiative to update the healthcare infrastructure to fight the pandemic. Medical Superintendent of Government Medical College said, "This facility is a landmark now, we will be able to provide high class facilities here. It was our dream to provide intensive care facility at this level. As, whenever a patient requires ventilator, either he dies in midway or he does not gets a ventilator in the hospital. So these things are now getting established here, it is a landmark in itself."
Kashmir valley has no dearth of talented singers of different genres including famous sufi. Singers, composers have come together to promote rich classical music of Jammu and Kashmir at a global stage. They are coming up with an album 'Qaraar'. They come up with the project as studios reopened after a hiatus of almost a year. They were closed over security situation in the valley and later coronavirus pandemic. Renowned singer and music composer of Kashmir, Waheed Jeelani and a group of singers came forward to restart the recordings in studios with a new concept aimed to preserve the rich Kashmiri music. This is the first initiative taken by these music lovers aimed to involve several singers of the Valley to prepare a special song titled 'Wattan' for the 'Qaraar' album. "The reason why we have started this initiative is to provide an opportunity to our Kashmiri artists. After a long time we are able to resume recording in studios, courtesy relaxations from the government but we are keeping in mind all the necessary guidelines," Waheed Jeelani told ANI. Singer Jameela Khan said that all the different genres of singers performing together is a good thing. "It feels great that recording studios have now opened up," she added.
The Director General of Police (DGP) of Jammu and Kashmir, Dilbag Singh on July 22 inaugurated "Plasma Screening Camp" in Srinagar on July 22. The camp was organised by JandK Police and Department of..
Amid re-imposed COVID lockdown, people are fulfilling their hobbies which they forgot in their busy lives in Jammu and Kashmir. Residents of Srinagar are buying seasonal flower plants and fancy plants..