Several people, reportedly BJP workers gathered outside PDP office in Jammu to hoist the Indian flag. People were seen trying to hoist the national flag over Jammu and Kashmir's state flag. Three people, claiming to be BJP workers from Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, were on Monday detained while trying to hoist the tricolour at the historic clock tower near the city centre here, officials said. Three people tried to hoist the tricolour at 'Ghanta Ghar' (clock tower) in the commercial hub of Lal Chowk here early Monday morning, the officials said. They said the trio, claiming to be BJP workers from Kupwara district of north Kashmir, raised slogans of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' and in favour of the party and tried to hoist the tricolour at the clock tower. However, the police swung into action and took them into custody. This comes after PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti’s recent remarks on the national flag. Mufti said she won’t raise tricolour flag till J&K state flag is restored. Watch the full video for more details.
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 05:17Published
In a joint search operation, Awantipora Police, with 55 Rashtriya Rifles and 185 Battalion CRPF busted a terrorist hideout at Kawani area of J-K's Awantipora district. They destroyed the underground hideout of Lashkar- e-Taiba. One pistol, three hand grenades, 2091 rounds of AK-47 ammunition has been recovered from the spot. FIR has been registered in the matter.
Two terrorists were killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Kulgam's Chingam area. The operation was launched following specific inputs about presence of terrorists. The joint operation was launched by security forces and Jammu and Kashmir police. Police said that the search operation turned into encounter after terrorists fired upon forces. One M4 rifle and a pistol have been recovered from encounter site, police added. Police further said that the identity and group affiliation of slain terrorists were being ascertained. On October 7, three terrorists were killed in an encounter in Shopian's Sugan Zainapora. In a similar incident, two terrorists were killed in Awantipora's Sambora on September 27.
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 01:38Published
Hailing from a small village in Tral of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, a 21-year-old girl is keeping her father's legacy alive by carry forwarding the art of calligraphy. Rani Meesaqun Nabi's love for calligraphy began at a young age by watching her father doing calligraphy. According to Rani, she pledged that she will never let her father's art die and started calligraphy. "Apart from being a teacher, my father was a calligraphy artist and papier-mache." That's how it all started in the first place," she said. A self-taught calligrapher, Meesaqun is a student of BUMS in Srinagar. Calligraphy is an ancient writing technique using flat edged pens to create artistic lettering using thick and thin lines depending on the direction of the stroke.
Jammu and Kashmir police and security forces killed one more unidentified terrorist in an encounter in the Hakripora area of Pulwama district on Tuesday, taking the total count of terrorists killed to three. "PulwamaEncounterUpdate: 01 more unidentified #terrorist killed (total 03). Search going on. Further details shall follow," the Kashmir zone police tweeted. Earlier, the Kashmir zone police informed two terrorists were killed in the ongoing encounter. "Pulwama Encounter Update: 01 more unidentified terrorists killed (total 02). Search going on. Further details shall follow," the Kashmir zone police tweeted. Watch the video for more details.
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 02:16Published
Security forces briefs on recent encounters in Jammu and Kashmir. GOC 15 Corps Gen Baggavalli Somashekar Raju said eight terrorists were neutralized in the last 24 hours in the Valley. Two operations..
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 03:45Published
A joint press conference of GOC 15 Corps Lt Gen Baggavalli Somashekar Raju and J and K DGP Dilbag Singh was held on June 19 on encounters in Pampore's Meej and Shopian's Munand. Lt Gen Raju said, "We..