Wednesday, 13 January 2021 () The BSF on Wednesday unearthed a 150m-long tunnel along the international border in Kathua district’s Hiranagar sector, purportedly constructed to facilitate the infiltration of terrorists into India from Pakistan. This is the third such tunnel found in Jammu over the past six months.
BSF detected a tunnel beneath the international border in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua. Officials said that the tunnel was built from across the border to facilitate terrorists' infiltration. BSF troops detected the tunnel in Bobiyaan village during an operation on Wednesday. Senior BSF and police...
The Border Security Force (BSF) organised a free medical camp in J-K's Rajouri on January 15. It was held under the 'Civic Action Programme' in Dhangri block. The camp provides free treatment and medicines to under-privileged families who cannot afford treatment. It was organised by 59th Battalion of BSF.
BSF soldiers celebrated Lohri at Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir. The 72nd battalion of BSF jawans were seen celebrating and dancing on the occasion. Lohri is celebrated across the nation on January 13. The soldiers celebrated the festival with fervor and congratulated the countrymen. They also assured the people of the nation to celebrate the festival with enthusiasm as they were alert at the borders. Traditionally, Lohri celebrates the onset of the harvest season in Punjab. Traditionally, Lohri celebrates the onset of the harvest season in Punjab. Women in traditional attire performed Gidha, a folk dance, at many places. People also distributed jaggery, peanuts, and popcorns--the three edibles associated with Lohri. Watch the full video for more.
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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 Security Force detected a tunnel along the International border in Kathua's Hiranagar sector. The detected tunnel was approximately 150 meter long. BSF personnel considered it as a deliberate attempt by Pakistan to push in terrorists into India. BSF, IG NS Jamwal said, "The tunnel detected along IB in Hiranagar sector of Kathua is approx 150 meter long, proper engineering effort has gone into construction of this tunnel. This is a deliberate effort of Pak to push in terrorists into India. It seems that it hasn't been used recently."
The Jammu and Kashmir government announced the new industrial package of Rs 28,000 crore which will boost economic growth in the Union Territory. The new industrial package was welcomed by industrialists of JandK's Kathua district. They have considered it as an economic reform in JandK. The new package will also open the doors of employment for the unemployed youth. The industrial sector was facing financial crisis amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
An awareness campaign was carried out in Canada on January 19, the anniversary of Kashmiri Hindu's exodus from the Valley. A mobile billboard campaign was reportedly launched in the Greater Toronto area with the vehicle covering 60 km. Photographs of apparent victims, and protestors were displayed on the screens. Slogans like 'Hindu Genocide 1990', and 'We Exist Despite Pakistani Terror' were displayed. The vehicle was also stationed near a Pakistan consulate. Watch the full video for more.
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The members of Indo Canadian Kashmir Forum and Hindu Forum Canada organized a LED Truck advertisement campaign across many cities of Greater Toronto areas to commemorate Kashmiri Hindu Genocide, the hands of Pakistan's militant attacks on January 19, 1990. A truck with billboards on three sides started its campaign from Canada's most populous Province Ontario's legislative Assembly. Thirty one years ago, minority Hindus living in Kashmir valley, also known as Kashmiri Pandits, faced ethnic cleansing as they were forced out of their lands by pro-Pakistan Islamist insurgents. Recalling the horrors faced by the community, Canadian Hindus urge the Canadian Governments to lodge a motion in the parliament against Pakistan's terrorist acts. Canadian Conservative MP, Bob Saroya, issued a statement and urged the International community to take effective measures to prevent this and similar types of crimes against humanity. The Truck went outside Toronto City Hall and stayed there for an hour. Then the Truck headed towards Pakistan Consulate office in City of Vaughan and recorded their protest against Pakistani Terrorism. Later the Truck headed towards Cities of Brampton and Mississauga offices and stayed outside over an hour at each place. The truck travelled over 60 kilometre along busy streets of Greater Toronto Areas. Thousands of Canadians watched clear message "Kashmiri Hindus Exist despite Pakistani Terror". For the first time, the truck was also stationed in front of various prominent Gurudwaras of Toronto to express solidarity with Sikhs who have also been victim of cross border terrorism.
While going through a busy expressway tunnel to drop off a few friends, this man saw a cat laying by the side of the road. He wasn't sure if it was a cat or something inanimate. After dropping off his..