An encounter underway at Nathipora area of Sopore in JandK on May 05. Police and security forces are carrying out the operation. One foreign terrorist involved in killing of two councillors and a policeman (in Sopore last month), is trapped in the encounter. More details are awaited.
A soldier who was martyred in a terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir, was honoured at a wreath-laying ceremony in Srinagar on March 30. CRPF constable Jagannath Roy was injured in the Lawaypora attack on March 25, and succumbed to his injuries on March 29. Meanwhile, Vijay Kumar, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, spoke on the Sopore terror attack which occurred on March 29.
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Delhi government has sought the help from different sources including the Indian Army for transportation of medical oxygen in the national capital, said Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on May 03. A petition has also been filed in Delhi High Court seeking direction for handing over of management of oxygen supplies, including logistical aspect, in and around Delhi to armed forces for ensuring uninterrupted supply to hospitals and COVID facility.
With the help of Indian Air Force and Indian Army, an oxygen producing plant in Uttar Pradesh's Agra has been restarted. DM Prabhu N Singh informed that once operations here get underway, 1100-1200 oxygen cylinders can be filled up. "We are expected to get oxygen tankers from Ranchi, Lucknow soon", said Singh.
One councillor and a policeman were killed after terrorists attacked a Municipal Office in Sopore, Baramulla of Jammu and Kashmir on March 29. Another councillor has been injured in the attack. In this terror attack, police personnel Shafqat Ahmad and councillor Riyaz Ahmad died while another was injured. Area has been cordoned off and details are awaited.
A food delivery startup called Tiffin Aaw in Srinagar has started the campaign 'Food for Kashmir' on social media. They have taken it upon themselves to deliver free meals for Covid positive families, Covid warriors and people in need. The concept was started when the owner Rayees Ahmad got a lot of distress calls from people outside Kashmir, wanting food to be delivered to their Covid-hit parents.
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Three terrorists were killed during an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on May 6. The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Kanigam area of the South Kashmir district during the night following information about the presence of terrorists. An official said as the presence of four newly recruited terrorists of Al-Badr outfit got ascertained, the security forces exercised maximum restraint and tried their best to persuade them to surrender. The terrorists turned down the offer to surrender and opened fire. However, one terrorist identified as Tausif Ahmad surrendered. Watch the full video for more.
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"Hey Raam, tere naam ko har naam pukaare, banda ye tera pal pal teri raah nihaare" these lines aren't taken from any holy scripture but are the lines from a ghazal composed by Dr. Mahi Talat Siddiqui. A resident of Kanpur city of northern Uttar Pradesh state, Siddiqui has set an example of inter-community accord by writing Ramayan in Urdu even after being a Muslim. Few years ago; Badri Narayan Tiwari, another resident of Kanpur city, gave her a copy of Ramayana. After reading it, Siddiqui decided to write the holy text in Urdu. Putting forth a heart-warming reminder of Awadh region's Ganga -Jamuni tehzeeb, Siddiqui through her endeavours wanted to highlight the similarities between religions that bind humanity and propagate the teachings of Lord Ram.Siddiqui has put translations of Ramayana in her book "Ram Katha aur Muslim Sahityakar Samagra" so as to help people from two communities get a better understanding of each other's culture. Siddiqui holds a PhD in Hindi literature and teaches in Halim Muslim Degree College in Kanpur.
Like many youngsters in Jammu and Kashmir, Adil Nabi Mir had lot of free time on his hands after imposition of successive lockdowns in 2019 and the year following abrogation of Article 370 and COVID-19 pandemic, respectively. 27-year-old Adil, a resident of Srinagar, completed his Bachelors in Science from Islamia College of Commerce and Science, and had aimed to pursue his masters, but was unfortunately confined to his home as were the rest of the people in JandK due to Article 370 abrogation. To make the best use of his time, and ensure he doesn't become a victim of bad company, Adil decided to handwrite the entire Quran, the holy book of Islam. The new project tested Adil's determination to pen down the holy book of Muslims, but after receiving a confidence boost from his parents, he completed writing the Quran in 58 days.
Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) declared result for Class 12th on Friday. Girls have outperformed boys in the class 12th results in Bihar. Madhu Bharti and Kailash Kumar have jointly topped the Arts Stream with 463 marsk. Sugandha Kumari is the Commerce topper with 471 marks. Sonali Kumari is the Science topper with 471 marks. Officials congratulated the students and lauded girls for outsmarting boys. Watch the full video for more details.
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