Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicJammu & Kashmir

Topic: Jammu & Kashmir

JK police personnel killed & CPRF jawan injured during terrorist attack in Pulwama

The terrorists attacked the joint Naka party of CRPF and police in the Pinglana area of the south Kashmir district. The police identified the slain policeman as Javid Ahmad Dar.

JK police personnel killed, CRPF jawan injured as terrorists open fire at checkpost in Pulwama

Pulwama: A Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel was killed and a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was injured in a terrorist attack on...

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CBI searches 30 sites over irregularities in Jammu & Kashmir Police sub-inspector recruitment

The CBI's FIR registered against JKSSB member Narayan Dutt has also named a Jammu & Kashmir medical officer and owner of Akhnoor coaching centre, and a Bengaluru-based company.

Poll prep or toast to ‘nationalist hero’? Why BJP unveiled statue of Mehr Chand Mahajan in Jammu

Mehr Chand Mahajan is often credited as architect of Jammu & Kashmir princely state’s accession to India. The BJP is now giving him a fresh round of applause.

‘Won’t quit govt jobs’ — Kashmiri Hindus fleeing Valley after killings say ‘we want safety’

Hundreds of Kashmiri Hindu govt employees have left the Kashmir Valley over the last 10 days in the light of alleged targeted killings by terrorists, and returned to Jammu.

58 press freedom, human rights bodies write to J&K L-G urging release of journalist Fahad Shah

Shah was arrested on 4 February for allegedly 'glorifying terrorist activities' and 'inciting the public'. Earlier, the Editors Guild had also condemned the arrest.

Trolled for not wearing hijab, J&K topper Aroosa Parvaiz says ‘Muslim by heart, not by hijab’

As photos of class 12 topper without hijab emerge, social media users, many from Kashmir, criticise her, comparing her with those ‘fighting for hijab in Karnataka’ 

Earthquake of 5.7 magnitude hits Jammu & Kashmir

The epicentre of the quake, which hit at 9.45 am, was at the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border.

How LeT’s Zia Mustafa was taken out of jail to track down militants in Poonch, but ended up dead

Zia Mustafa was arrested in 2003 for Nadimarg massacre. Police say he was killed in a crossfire while 'leading security forces to Pakistani terrorists hiding in forested areas of Poonch'.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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