Terrorists launched an attack on personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force in Jammu and Kashmir on October 5, 2020. The attack occurred at Pampore bypass near Srinagar. At least 2 soldiers were martyred, while 3 others were injured in the attack. Terrorists opened fire at a road opening party of...
Jammu and Kashmir tourism department organized two-day (17 and 18 OCT) autumn festival in Pahalgam. The main objective of festival is to revive the tourism sector in town which was badly affected due to COVID-19. The festival included an exhibition of village crafts, tapestry of cottage, craft and handicraft. About 20 stalls displaying traditional art, craft and ethnic cuisine were set up at the Pahalgam Club. The festival was inaugurated by the advisor to Lieutenant Governor. A three hour cultural programme was also organised.
Border Security Force (BSF) held second round of recruitment process in form of written test on Oct 18 for the post of constable in BSF and CISF for youth from 22 districts of J-K and Ladakh. Thousands Kashmiri youth participated in the recruitment drive in Budgam. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing norm was followed at the test center. After physical test, 5,151 male and 438 female candidates were found fit to appear for the written test today.
Jammu and Kashmir government has set up a research centre for black cumin cultivation in Kashmir's Pampore area. As cultivating black cumin also known as 'Shahi Zeera' is not a duck soup, scientists in the centre train the farmers to do the same. Properly cultivated cumin yield leaves the farmers in profit. Black cumin adds an incredible flavour in both Kashmiri and North-Indian cuisine. It has a slightly peppery, distinct nutty and rich taste. Apart from satisfying the taste buds, black cumin has health benefits too. It has the ability to treat boils as it is rich in Vitamin E. It keeps your skin healthy and maintains the blood sugar level.
A wreath laying ceremony was held in Srinagar for the two CRPF personnel martyred during a terror attack in Pamore on Monday. They had been injured during the terror attack and later succumbed to their injuries. Terrorists had opened fire at a road opening party of CRPF soldiers around 12:50 pm on Monday afternoon at Pampore bypass. Three other CRPF personnel including an assistant sub-inspector of the Central Reserve Police Force were also injured in the terror attack. Jammu & Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha condemned the terror attack and said that the sacrifice of the jawans will not go in vain. Other political leaders including Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also tweeted to pay tributes to the jawans. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Terrorists on Sunday lobbed grenade at security forces in Tral of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. An assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of CRPF suffered injuries in the grenade explosion. Police informed that the explosion caused minor injuries to ASI Asim Ali. Police added that the injured CRPF personnel was shifted to Tral hospital. The area has been cordoned off and a hunt has been launched to nab attackers.
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Terrorists lobbed grenade at security forces in Tral of Pulwama district in J-K on Oct 18. 1 CRPF jawan suffered minor splinter injury in his lower abdomen and was taken to district hospital. He is reported to be stable. The area is cordoned off and search is on.