Sunday, 10 January 2021 () ecurity forces averted a tragedy by timely detecting and defusing an improvised explosive device (IED) along the Mendhar-Gohlad link road in Jammu late Saturday. Panic gripped residents when they found an abandoned motorbike at Pankha village along the link road, about 3km away from the main town of Mendhar, and informed cops.
The wreath laying ceremony of Assistant Commandant Nitin Bhalerao, of CoBRA 206 battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) took place in Raipur on November 29. He lost his life in an IED attack by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on November 28. 10 other personnel also suffered injuries in the ambush.
Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha on January 20 appealed to beneficiaries to get themselves vaccinated by COVID-19 vaccines, amid apprehensions of their efficacy. "There is a need to spread awareness about the vaccine...Both the COVID-19 vaccines were given emergency use approval only after scientists were convinced of their safety. I appeal to all beneficiaries to get themselves vaccinated," said LG Manoj Sinha. COVID-19 vaccination drive was roll out on January 16 across the country.
Activists of Dogra Front on January 20 staged protest against the web series 'Tandav' in Jammu and Kashmir's Dogra. 'Tandav', an Amazon Prime Video-based series addressed the backlash against its content that has hurt religious sentiments of many viewers. Muslim people also showed their anguish against the web series by showing placards. The protestors alleged that the creators of the web series have tried to disrupt the communal harmony in the country. Earlier in the day, Maharashtra Government has received a complaint regarding 'Tandav' and will be taking appropriate action against the web series. Earlier on Monday, the cast and crew of the Saif Ali Khan starrer political-drama had extended their apologies to the viewers for "unintentionally" hurting their sentiments. An FIR was also registered at Lucknow's Hazratganj Kotwali against Amazon Prime's India and team of 'tandav' for allegedly hurting religious sentiments on Monday.
Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has reconstructed Bailey bridge at Kela Morh in Ramban on Jammu-Srinagar highway in record 60 hours. One of the passways of the bridge was damaged due to landslide which led to the closing of the national highway for more than a week. A trial run was carried out successfully on January 16 and traffic will be able to run on it by evening, according to BRO. Brigadier IK Jaggi, Chief Engineer of BRO, said, "By evening, traffic will resume on it".
The COVID-19 vaccination drive began at Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad on January 16. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy CM Nitin Patel were present during the inaugural launch. Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha also reviewed COVID-19 vaccination drive in Jammu. The mega COVID-19 vaccination drive began in India today.
A 16-year-old boy injured in firing by Pakistan as it violated ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir. The incident took place in Shahpur, Mendhar area of Poonch on January 11. The boy was later brought to the..
In a joint operation, the Indian Army and police captured a Pakistan module in J-K's Poonch. Arms and ammunitions have also been recovered from Mendhar tehsil of Poonch. The police operation began on..