Tuesday, 17 May, 2022

Topic: jammu

Two militants killed in encounter in J&K’s Srinagar district

A search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire at the security forces in the Khonmoh area, on the outskirts of Srinagar.

Pakistan drones enter Indian airspace in Jammu, return after BSF fire

The 2 drones, spotted hovering in Jabbowal and Vikram border outpost areas in Arnia Saturday morning, returned to the Pakistani side after the alert BSF personnel fired on them.

‘We have nowhere to go’ — Rohingya refugees flee relief camps in Jammu fearing detention

J&K administration Saturday rounded up over 160 Rohingya refugees and placed them in 'holding centres' set up under Foreigner's Act.

Foreign envoys reach Jammu, scheduled to meet L-G Manoj Sinha, DDC members

The envoys, who are on 2-day visit, are assessing the development work and the security situation, especially after the scrapping of Article 370 and the DDC elections last year.

‘Terror plan’ averted in Jammu as police recover IED from nursing student, 4 arrested

Police said the man was assigned the task to plant the IED in Jammu, on the anniversary of the Pulwama attack, by his Pakistan-based handler affiliated with Al-Badr terror outfit.

Communication blackout, offensive along Kashmir LoC — why Jammu is seeing militancy spike

According to police data, J&K arrested 25 individuals accused of serving as OGWs to various militant outfits, in 2020 — over double the figure each year between 2015 and 2019.

PDP’s Waheed Parra remanded to 15-day NIA custody for alleged links with Hizbul

Parra is suspected to have close links with Irfan Shafi Mir, who was arrested along with Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Naveed Babu and suspended DSP Davinder Singh earlier this year.

A businesswoman from Jammu says let’s talk about sex and toys. And this is what she faced

The founder of Tickle.Life writes about India’s booming sexual wellbeing industry, what sells, and why marketing is the biggest challenge, especially for women.

Decision on upcoming Amarnath yatra after fresh review of Covid-19 situation: SASB

Earlier today, SASB had announced the cancellation of the pilgrimage due to coronavirus but the official statement was 'cancelled and withdrawn' by the J&K administration minutes later.

CISF takes charge of Jammu, Srinagar airport security, move rushed after J&K cop arrest

CISF commandants who will be SP-rank officers will be in charge of security at the airports, while the areas outside the airports will be manned by CRPF.

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


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Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.