Two terrorists were killed on Sunday during a gunfight with security forces in the higher reaches of Surankote in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. The terrorists are believed to have infiltrated into this side from across the Line of Control (LoC) about three days ago and were heading for south Kashmir's Shopian district when they were intercepted in a snow-bound area along the Mughal Road in the afternoon, the officials said. The officials said police, assisted by the Army, launched a joint cordon and search operation in remote Chattapani-Dugran village after getting information about the presence of three suspected terrorists. Watch the full video for more details.
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A 20-year-old youth from the Awantipora town of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district has obtained the license of a commercial pilot. Farhan Majeed is the youngest Kashmiri to have achieved this feat. Farhan Majeed after passing his 12th standard from Mantaqui Higher Secondary School in Awantipora joined the flying academy Global Konnect Aviation Services Private Ltd in Uttarakhand to get trained as a commercial pilot. Speaking to ANI, Farhan Majeed said, "All the credit goes to my parents and family members and with the help and blessings of God I received a commercial pilot license. I received my license as a commercial pilot during last year in November, 2020." "There is an airbase of the Indian Air Force (IAF) in Malangpora and we can hear the sounds of helicopters and other planes all day and night. This motivated me to become a pilot," he added. Abdul Majeed, father of Farhan is very proud of his son. Talking to ANI, Abdul said, "My son Farhan Majeed has become a commercial pilot. He has got license of commercial pilot and I am proud of him. I am the happiest person in the world." "Difficulties will come but I faced those difficulties boldly," he added.
A four-day long Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Unified Martial Arts (JKAUMA) winter camp was flagged off at World famous health resort of Pahalgam on 27 January.The 4th edition is being held under the theme 'Drugs out, Sports in'.The camp aims to enhance a healthy lifestyle through martial arts and to raise awareness on the effects of drug addiction. A total of 160 players from central, north, and south Kashmir are participating in the camp.
Police and CRPF personnel dispersed farmers from Red Fort after they hoisted a flag there. Farmers' 'gherao' Red Fort amid their tractor rally. Several violent incidents were reported in different parts of Delhi. Police used tear gas to disperse the protestors. Farmers are protesting against farm laws.
Central Reserve Police Force, Director General AP Maheshwari wished the countrymen on the occasion of 72nd Republic Day. He further informed that CRPF has provided 45 companies to Delhi Police of which are 13 companies are of Rapid Action Force. DG AP Maheshwari said, "On the occasion of Republic Day, I would like to wish all the countrymen on behalf of CRPF. We have developed a new technology by inducting night vision and day vision device which is called fusion monocular. This assists the soldiers in a clear vision during both day and night time. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has provided 45 companies to Delhi Police on the occasion of Republic Day, of which 13 companies are of Rapid Action Force (RAF)."
In the 72nd Republic Day parade, Lieutenant General Vijay Kumar Mishra led from the front as the Parade Commander. Winners of the Param Vir Chakra and the Ashok Chakra led the parade down to Rajpath. The main battle tank of the Indian Army, T- 90 Bhishma, which is commanded by Captain Karanveer Singh Bhangu of 54 Armoured Regiment went past the saluting dais. Marching Contingent and Band of Bangladesh Army also participated in the parade for the first time. The 122-member strong contingent is being led by Lt Col Abu Mohammed Shahnoor Shawan. The Mobile Autonomous Launcher of the Brahmos Missile system, with maximum range of 400 km, is led by Captain Quamrul Zaman. This missile has been developed as a joint venture between India and Russia. Pinaka Multi Launcher Rocket System of 841 Rocket Regiment (Pinaka) is being led by Capt Vibhor Gulati. 214 mm Pinaka MBRL is one of the most advanced rocket systems in world. A fully automated system, it can deliver firepower within a short span of time over large area
A helicopter force-lands in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district. The incident occurred in Lakhanpur area on January 25. One of the two pilots injured in the chopper crash succumbed to injuries. More details are awaited in this regard. Speaking to media, Deputy Commissioner of Kathua, OP Bhagat said, "Indian Army's Dhruv chopper crashed in Lakhanpur area of Kathua at about 07:15 pm today (January 25)." "Two pilots of the chopper were reportedly injured and are being treated in a hospital," he added. According to PRO Defence of Jammu, one of the two pilots injured in the chopper crash in Kathua succumbed to injuries today.