Indian Army organised felicitation ceremony for maintaining communal harmony at Sune Gali Border, Poonch by donating Rs 1 lakh for the maintenance of historical Peer Baba Dargah. It is believed that Sune Gali Peer Baba, a mystic, used to wander in this border area in the year 1920-1925. People from all faiths used to come here from all parts of J-K. Mohd Sultan, a Mufti said, "It's a very good environment here. The people who used to come here from different places mostly women have been provided facilities of staying here. I am grateful to the Indian Army who donated Rs 1 lakh."Abdul Hafeez, Sarpanch said, "I am thankful to Indian Army for cooperation and support who had maintained the Peer Baba Dargah." Mohd Shreef, Imaam said, "I am grateful to Indian Army for providing bathroom and water facilities earlier and now the facilities here at Peer Baba Dargah."
Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu, delivered a clear warning to other nations on April 9. Speaking at the convocation ceremony at Indian Institute of Management, Jammu, he said that the Union Territory is an integral part of India. Stating that India has the capability to solve its own problems, he asked other nations to refrain from commenting on the J&K dispute or other Indian issus, and instead focus on their own domestic problems. Watch the full video for more.
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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu attended convocation ceremony of Indian Institute of Management Jammu. He said, "Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India. We are capable of solving our problems and no country for that matter has any business to interfere or make comments on internal affairs of another country. I advise some friends, who are trying to give unasked advice in between and make commentaries, to confine themselves to their domestic problems. We are capable of taking care of our own problems. They need not worry about us."
The snow clearance operation is underway on Mughal Road in JandK's Rajouri district. Heavy machinery such as JCB is being used by the local authorities to clear snow in the region. The Mughal Road connects south Kashmir's Shopian district to Rajouri and Poonch districts.
Snow clearing operation is underway at Mughal Road in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. The roads here have been covered with a thick layer of snow and the clearing operations are in process of using heavy machinery. High-altitude road connects south Kashmir's Shopian district to Rajouri and Poonch districts.
Jammu and Kashmir Police are organising a three-day artificial limbs fitness camp in Poonch district. The main motive of this camp is to provide artificial limbs to around 100 differently-abled persons who lost their legs, arms in mine blast, cross border firing at Line of Control (LoC) and other major incidents. The camp was conducted in collaboration with Pritam Trust under the civic action programme. The camp began from March 08 and will culminate on March 10.
Two terrorists were eliminated in Jammu and Kashmir on March 28. Vijay Kumar, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, said that Shopian police had received information about some terrorists hiding in a village, following which, a cordon was laid by police, Army, and CRPF. An encounter subsequently broke out in which a terrorist affiliated with Hizbul Mujahideen, and another linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba were killed. Kumar said that an AK47 rifle, a pistol, and an M4 rifle were recovered from the terrorists. The M4 carbine is widely used by US military personnel. Watch the full video for more.
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Updating on Shopian encounter, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar informed that one Hizbul Mujahideen and one LeT terrorists were gunned down. "One HM terrorist Inatullah Shaikh and one LeT terrorist Adil Malik killed in the Shopian encounter. One AK-47 rifle and one M4 rifle recovered. Shaikh came to India from Pakistan last week. In this year, two M4 rifles have been recovered so far," said IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar.
While addressing a press conference in Srinagar on March 22, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar informed that 19 terrorists have been eliminated this year, and four security forces personnel were killed. "As far as encounter SOP is concerned, security forces follow procedure. Result is the killing of 19 terrorists this year. There's been no civilian death," said Kumar. 4 Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists were killed in today's encounter in JandK's Shopian.
All four terrorists who were killed in today's encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian belonged to Lashkar-e-Taiba, informed Kashmir IGP Vijay Kumar on March 22. One Army personnel was also injured and situation is under control now, he further informed.
The Congress in Maharashtra on Wednesday slammed the Centre for rejecting the demand to open COVID-19 vaccination for more age groups and accused it of adopting a non-cooperative attitude towards the state, which is the worst hit by the pandemic in the country. State Congress president Nana Patole said the Centre and the BJP will have to face serious consequences if adequate doses of COVID-19 vaccines are not provided to Maharashtra, which is in the grip of a raging second wave of the pandemic. He said due to the Centre's indifferent attitude, only three states have completed vaccination of 5 percent of their total population. Watch the full video for more details.
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Indian Coast Guard seized Sri Lankan fishing boats, from which 300 kg heroin, 5 AK-47 rifles with 1000 live rounds of cartridges were recovered. The Sri Lankan boats were seized with narcotics and arms at Minicoy Island on March 18. The Coast Guard ships and aircraft conducted an extensive search in the area of Lakshadweep Islands. On March 18, 21, patrolling ICG units detected three suspicious boats off Minicoy Islands and intercepted them. Post boarding, interrogation of the crew revealed inconsistent statements.